USA Taekwondo is today publishing the schedule for the 2016 National Championships, taking place in Richmond, Virginia this July!

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Click HERE to download the PDF copy of the information below.

We look forward to seeing you all at the tournament! Further details, including the information packet will be released in due course.

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9.00am - 5.00pm  Sparring Referee Seminar     Greater Richmond Convention Center
9.00am - 5.00pm
 Poomsae Referee Seminar     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 9.00am - 12.00pm 
 Credential Pick-up        Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Monday Sparring Competitors      Greater Richmond Convention Center
 9.00am - 4.30pm  Level 1 Coach Seminar     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 1.00pm - 3.00pm  State President's Meeting     Greater Richmond Convention Center     
 2.00pm - 7.00pm  Credential Pick-up     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Monday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 4.00pm - 5.00pm  Coaches Edge Seminar     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 7.00pm  Appointed Referee Meeting     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL MONDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 7.00PM


 6-7 Dragon Board Breaking (All Belts)                 8-9 Tiger Sparring (All Belts)                                          
 6-7 Dragon Poomsae (All Belts)  Para Poomsae (Black Belts)
 6-7 Dragon Sparring (All Belts)  Para Sparring (Black Belts)
 8-9 Tiger Board Breaking (All Belts)  18+ World Class Team Freestyle (Black Belts)
   33+ Ultra Sparring (All Belts)
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Monday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 9.00am - 12.00pm    Credential Pick-up for all competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Tuesday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch      
 2.00pm - 6.00pm  Credential Pick-up for all competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Tuesday Sparring Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL TUESDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6.00PM



 8-9 Tiger Poomsae (All Belts)                   18+ World Class Pairs Freestyle (Black Belts)          
 10-11 Youth Board Breaking (Black Belts)  61-65 World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)                    
 10-11 Youth Sparring (All Belts)  66+ World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Tuesday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 9.00am - 12.00pm    Credential Pick-up for all competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Wednesday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch     
 2.00pm - 6.00pm  Credential Pick-up for all competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Wednesday Sparring Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL WEDNESDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6.00PM

 10-11 Youth Board Breaking (Color Belts)                                   41-50 World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)               
 10-11 Youth Poomsae (All Belts)  51-60 World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)
 15-17 Junior Poomsae (Color Belts)
 17-32 World Class Senior Sparring (Divisions Below Only)
 15-17 Junior Sparring (Color Belts)
 Male: Fin, Fly, Bantam & Feather Weights
 18+ World Class Individual Freestyle Poomsae (Black Belts)
 Female: Light, Welter, Middle & Heavy Weights
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Wednesday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 9.00am - 12.00pm    Credential Pick-up for all competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Thursday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 9.00am - 4.30pm  Level 1 Coach Seminar     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch     
 2.00pm - 6.00pm
 Credential Pick-up for all competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Thursday Sparring Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL THURSDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6.00PM



12-14 Cadet World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts) 

 18-30 World Class Team Poomsae (Black Belts)                  

12-14 Cadet World Class Pairs Poomsae (Black Belts)

 31+ World Class Pairs Poomsae (Black Belts)
12-14 Cadet World Class Team Poomsae (Black Belts)  31+ World Class Team Poomsae (Black Belts)
18-32 Senior Sparring (Color Belts)  17-32 Senior World Class Sparring (Black Belts) Divisions Below ONLY
18+ Board Breaking (All Belts)
 Male: Light, Welter, Middle & Heavy Weights
18-30 World Class Pairs Poomsae (Black Belts)   Female: Fin, Fly, Bantam & Feather Weights
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Thursday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 9.00am - 12.00pm    Credential Pick-up for all competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Friday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch      
 2.00pm - 6.00pm
 Credential Pick-up for all competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Friday Sparring Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL FRIDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6.00PM



 12-14 Cadet World Class Sparring (Black Belts) Divisions below ONLY   

 12-14 Cadet Board Breaking (All Belts)                 
 Male: Fin, Fly Bantam & Feather  12-14 Cadet Individual Poomsae (Color Belts)
 Female: Light, Welter, Light Middle, Middle, Light Heavy & Heavy  18+ Individual Poomsae (Color Belts)
 12-14 Cadet Grassroots Sparring (Black Belts) – ALL DIVISIONS  18-30 World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)
 12-17 World Class Individual Freestyle Poomsae (Black Belts)  31-40 World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)
 12-17 World Class Pairs Freestyle Poomsae (Black Belts)  6-99 Demonstration Team (All Belts)
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Friday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 9.00am - 12.00pm    Credential Pick-up for all competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Saturday Sparring competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch  
 2.00pm - 6.00pm
 Credential Pick-up for all competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Saturday Sparring competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 30 Mins After
 Competition Ends
 Town Hall Meeting     Room E24 A&B
 ALL SATURDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6.00PM



 12-14 Cadet World Class Sparring (Black Belts) – Divisions Below ONLY   12-17 World Class Team Freestyle Poomsae (Black Belts)          
 Male: Light, Welter, Light Middle, Middle, Light Heavy & Heavy  15-17 Junior Board Breaking (All Belts)
 Female: Fin, Fly Bantam & Feather  15-17 Junior World Class Individual Poomsae (Black Belts)
 12-14 Cadet Sparring (Color Belts)
 15-17 World Class Pairs Poomsae (Black Belts)
   15-17 World Class Team Poomsae (Black Belts)

 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Saturday Competitors & Coaches Only

    Greater Richmond Convention Center

 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 9.00am - 12.00pm  Credential Pick Up for ALL Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Sunday Sparring Competitors     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 TBD  Lunch  
 2.00pm - 6.00pm   Credential Pick Up for ALL Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Weigh-in for Sunday Sparring Competitors
    Greater Richmond Convention Center
 ALL SUNDAY COMPETITORS MUST BE CHECKED IN AND WEIGHED BY 6PM


 15-17 Junior World Class Sparring (Black Belts)                                                                                       
 7.30am 
 Doors Open - Sunday Competitors & Coaches Only     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.00am  Competitors must be in the Holding Area (Divisions TBD)     Greater Richmond Convention Center
   Doors open for spectators     Greater Richmond Convention Center
 8.30am  Competition Begins     Greater Richmond Convention Center 
 TBD  Lunch  

Please Note: The detailed schedule of report times will be posted after the final registration deadline.

Sparring Brackets, Poomsae & Breaking Order Sheets will be completed after Weigh-in & Check-In close for that day. Once completed they will be published to the USA Taekwondo website 

COMING SOON: Frequently Asked Questions about the schedule!