USA Taekwondo (USAT) will be hosting the 2015 US Open Taekwondo Championships in Orlando, Florida, at the Orange County Convention Center on January 20-25, 2015.

Here you will find the latest information needed for competitors, coaches, officials and supporters in relation to event registration for all classes and categories, the full schedule, where to get the best hotel deals and much more.

Major Changes for 2015:

For the 2015 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships; USA Taekwondo will be adding 10-11 (Youth) Sparring and 33+ (Ultras) sparring to the schedule. The 10-11 (Youth) sparring division will use USA Taekwondo Junior Safety rules. To view these rules please go to the following link: The 33+ (Ultra) sparring age divisions will be broken by the following (Black Belts ONLY): 33 to 45 and 46+. Age category is determined by the age as of December 31, 2015.

All current WTF rules will be used at this event.

If an athlete wants to change weight at the time registration he/she may do so for a fee of $50.00. There is no fee to change weight if you change your weight prior to the final registration deadline. Athletes must change their weight prior to stepping on the OFFICIAL scale.

Select any of the topics below to read further details:


You can download all of the above information in printable format by CLICKING HERE.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you are planning on participating as an athlete or official (coach, team manager & medical) in the 2015 US Open in January or any other WTF recognized tournament you must have a valid 2015 WTF Global Licence. There are no exceptions to this rule, regardless of age and this will be checked at onsite event registration. 

Please Note: Referees do not require a Global License.

Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis and 2014 GALs are not valid for the 2015 US Open. 

You must have completed the application process prior to January 6th 2015, but please apply as early as possible to minimize the risk of any delay.

Apply using the WTF Global License link above.

Questions about the process can be directed to USA Taekwondo via Jeanna Mendoza by clicking HERE.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and for supporting the U.S. Open!