Junior PanAm Games Qualifier Fight Off

Is this a G-Level or USATKD points earning event?
No points earned. Winners of this event earn the opportunity to represent the USA at the Jr. PAG qualifying event May 28, 2021 in Santo Domingo.
 
Is the Jr. PAG qualifying event in Santo Domingo a points earning event?
No points earned. The top 7 athletes from the Santo Domingo qualifying event will earn a chance to attend the Jr. Pan Am Games, a multi sport games, September 10-11, 2021 in Cali, Columbia.
 
Is the Jr PAG in Cali, Columbia a points earning event?
No points earned. The gold medal winners from the Jr. Pan Am Games in Cali, Columbia qualify, BY NAME, to compete in the 2023 Senior Pan Am Games in Santiago, Chili which historically is a WT G-4 level event.
 
What if I win a gold medal at the Jr. Pan Am Games but can’t make the same weight division for the 2023 Senior Pan Am Games?
The nomination to the Pan Am Games is earned by name, if you can no longer make weight then the nomination will be forfeited.
 
Who will be coaching the qualifying team? 
All national team events will be coached by our National Team coaching staff.
 
What is the format for the April 17, 2021 competition in Colorado Springs?
Less than 5 athletes in a division will be round robin. 5 athletes or more will be random single elimination.
 
Why is this event only for 17-20 year olds?
This event is hosted by PanAm Sports and dictated by their qualifying rules.
 
Will the qualifying event and Jr. Pan Am Games be funded by USATKD?
The qualifying event to Santo Domingo will be funded by USATKD. We are not yet sure what the financial obligations for the Jr. Pan Am Games in September will be, however, most likely will be funded by USATKD.

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