Hwang's Martial Arts World Taekwondo Championship will showcase - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Hwang's Martial Arts World Taekwondo Championship will showcase speed, skill and ability

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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.

For more information, go to www.hmalouisville.com or call (502) 412-7755.

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