USA Taekwondo News New Divisions and Na...

New Divisions and National Team

Jan. 27, 2020, 12:25 p.m. (ET)

(Jan 27, 2020) - USA Taekwondo announced today that new Divisions have been added to the U.S. Open and that eight new National Teams will be announced at the U.S. Open for Sparring and Poomsae. 


For the fist time ever Tiger and Dragon division athletes in both Sparring & Poomsae will be able to compete at the U.S. open and go against the top competitors in their age division. Excitingly, the young athletes who win the Tournament will become the first Tiger and Dragon National Team Members, and get to represent Team USA at a brand new event - the 2020 Pan American Youth, Cadet, & Ultra Championships on May 21-24 in Spokane, Washington. 


The Tiger and Dragon divisions are not the only divisions being picked for the National Teams, we have Youth 10-11, Cadet 12-14 and Ultra 33+ being selected! The divisions being selected for the National Team are:



Dragon 6-7

Tiger 8-9

Youth 10-11

Cadet 12-14 (Click here for the Cadet Pan Am Pathways)

Ultra 33+



Dragon 6-7

Tiger 8-9

Youth 10-11


Click here to view the Youth and Ultra Selection procedures. 


Good luck to all our young athletes competing to make Team USA in Orlando.


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