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27th Annual Hwang's Martial Arts World Taekwondo Championship is Saturday, October 19. The friendly and safe Taekwondo Championship with students of all ages 3-70 will showcase speed, skill, and ability for a chance to win a 3 foot trophy and gold medal.
1,500 people are expected to attend this event at Broadbent Arena. The spectacular opening ceremonies start at 12:30 p.m. and last an hour. Nineteen Members of the South Korean Taekwondo Diplomacy Foundation will showcase high flying action board breaking sequences, doing back flip kicks in the air, and a variety of amazing techniques.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Proceeds benefits Children's Hospital Foundation.
Competitors from all over the world will kick off with a flag ceremony. Other special guests include Patrick Hughes, Olympic medalists, and expecting Mayor Greg Fischer.
The Black Belt Competition starts at 9 a.m. The Color Belt Competition starts right after the opening ceremonies.