News & Events: Tournaments
Sign up for a few hours or all day. There are volunteer opportunities on Friday night from 8 – 9 pm (13th) to set up and between 6:30 am to 2:30 pm on Saturday (14th). It’s a wonderful way to contribute to our IMA family and to work with everyone as a team. Click here for the sign-up document. Let’s do this together! Thank you!
Once again, it is our tradition to finish the year with our IMA Unity Tournament. The purpose of this tradition is for IMA students and IMA friends from different locations to meet each other and have a nice, friendly gathering. This is designed for all ages and levels (white to black belt). In addition to the tournament, we will have our annual Holiday Party Potluck, (a free event) with dinner entertainment by our very own karate-ka at 6:00 p.m. (cocktail attire). This is a “Do Not Miss” event! The party will be at the Honbu dojo on Saturday the 14th, … more »
Join IMA Utah in Cottonwood Heights on Saturday, November 9th for the 7th Annual IMA Utah Karate Championship! The tournament will be held at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center (basketball court), located at 7500 S. 2700 E., Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Hotel accommodations at a special rate and a shuttle to and from the Cottonwood Recreation Center will be offered by the Crystal Inn – Midvalley. More information about the tournament and online registration can be found at the IMA Utah website. Register today! Sign-in starts at 8:30 AM and the opening ceremony will be held at 9:30 AM. The tournament … more »
Join IMA North Fork Karate in Grand Junction on Saturday, October 12th for the 6th Annual North Fork Karate Championship! Once again, this year’s tournament will be held at the Two Rivers Convention Center, located at 159 Main St., Grand Junction, CO. As with previous years, IMA North Fork Karate have arranged for accommodations next door to the venue at Hampton Inn or Fairfield Suites. More information about the tournament can be found at the IMA North Fork Website including the Tournament Entry Form, list of Competitor Divisions, a map of the area, and a link to pay for your … more »
I would like to congratulate the IMA Goshin-Ryu competition team from New York, under the guidance of chief instructor Ruiz Sensei. 16 athletes participated in the 2013 national championships and US team trials. The results of the four days of competition are as follows: Maya Wasowicz: Gold medalist in +60 kg under 21, representing USA at the Jr. Pan American championships in Colombia, and the Jr. world championships in Spain. She also participated in the senior division in +68 kg and earned a silver medal. Manuel Tavarez: Gold medalist in -67 kg, representing USA on the senior team Bernard Colonel: … more »