Two Rivers Invitational Taekwondo Tournament

25th Annual Two Rivers Invitational Taekwondo Tournament

Saturday, January 25th, 2020, at the Mistress Brewing Tap Room and Events Center in Ankney, IA

The Midwest’s Original, Premier “Beginners’ Event”.

The purpose of the Two Rivers Invitational is to provide a learning experience in Olympic-style competitive Taekwondo, in both sparring and forms competition. Our focus is to provide educational growth for players, coaches, referees and spectators. To that end, we provide the following:

For Players:
        Competitors are only eligible to participate in this event if:
    • They are colored-belt players. (No black belt competitors)
    • They have previously competed in 4 of fewer tournaments
        Sparring: Each player will be guaranteed at least two matches
        Forms: Players will compete in head-to-head competition, double-elimination

        - Online early-registration is only $55.
        - Online early-registration is only open until 11:59 PM, Thursday, Jan 16th, 2020.
        - Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by Wednesday, Jan 15th, 2020.
        - Any registration after that time will have to be done at-the-door on the day of competition, and will pay the Late Registration fee of $95.
        - Click on this link to be taken to the online registration:

For Coaches and Referees:
        There will be a Referee/Coaches Seminar on Friday, January 24th, from 6-10 PM at the Mistress Brewing Event Center, 1802 N Ankeny Blvd, Ste 108, Ankeny, IA 50023. Cost for those wishing to attend will be $25 (payable at the door). Please plan on arriving no later than 5:45 PM, as the Seminar will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Seminar instructor will be Master Mike Wickham, International Referee, State of Iowa Referee Chair, and Co-Chair of the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association (NCTA) Referee Committee.  Referees and coaches are all encouraged to attend to get the latest information and training on the competition rules.

        Referees: New black belts and red/brown belts that expect to be black belts within the next year are permitted to attend the Referee Seminar, and will also be permitted to referee at the event on Saturday. International/National Referees will be on hand in each ring to supervise, mentor and train new referees.

        Coaches: This event is the perfect opportunity for newer coaches to become familiar with their role and functions within an event, as well as learn and apply the competition rules in coaching their player.

        Admission for spectators is only $5 for ages 12 and over. Ages 11 and under are free. Spectators are also given education in the workings of events of this nature as well as explanations of the rules of the competition, and what they can expect.

The venue for this event will be the Mistress Brewing Tap Room and Event Center, 1802 N Ankeny Blvd, Ste 108, Ankeny, IA 50023.