Wuxi 2019 World Cup Poomsae Championships Applications Open

July 12, 2019, 1:10 p.m. (ET)
World Taekwondo is holding the first ever World Cup Poomsae Championships in Wuxi, China on August 22-23, 2019. Two entries for each of the recognized and freestyle world class poomsae divisions is permitted from the United States by World Taekwondo. The tournament packet can be downloaded here:

 

All athletes will be self-funded for the World Cup Poomsae Championships, meaning all entrants are responsible for entry fee and all travel expenses for the trip. Please note that a visa will likely be required for you to travel to China; obtaining a visa is a time-consuming process that may require you to submit your passport for processing for up to 1-2 weeks. All athletes and staff should hold passports valid for 6 months after August 23, 2019.
 
This trip will NOT be the official National Team trip for the 2019 Senior or Junior National Teams due to cost, time frame, and the logistical difficulties of this trip. A different trip will be identified in the future for Senior Team members.
 
2019 USA Taekwondo Nationals will be used as the identifying event for this trip. Athletes will be prioritized by their placement at nationals:
 
1) 1st place finisher at 2019 USA Taekwondo National Championships
2) 2nd place finisher at 2019 USA Taekwondo National Championships
3) 3rd place finisher at 2019 USA Taekwondo National Championships (loser to 1st place finisher in recognized divisions)
4) 4th place finisher at 2019 USA Taekwondo National Championships (loser to 2nd place finisher in recognized divisions)
 
No other athletes will be considered at this time for the 2019 World Cup.
 
Interested officials (coach, manager, doctor) can apply at the form below and will be selected at the discretion of USA Taekwondo High Performance.
 
Please complete the following form by Wednesday, July 17 for consideration.