Two Rivers Invitational Tournament

23rd Two Rivers Invitational Taekwondo Tournament
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 pre-registration is only $55 and includes a tournament t-shirt.
        - Online pre-registration is only open until 11:59 PM, Thursday, Jan 11th, 2018.
        - Any registration received after that time will have to be done at-the-door on the day of competition, and will pay the Late Registration fee of $90, and will not receive a t-shirt.
        - Click on this link to be taken to the online registration:
            https://www.eventbrite.com/e/23rd-two-rivers-invitational-taekwondo-tournament-registration-39610216223

For Coaches and Referees:
        There will be a Referee/Coaches Seminar on Friday, January 19th, from 6-10 PM at the Airport Ramada Inn in Des Moines. Cost for those wishing to attend will be $25 (payable at the door).

        Referees: New black belts and red/brown belts that expect to be black belts withinthe next six months are permitted to attend the Referee Seminar, and will also bepermitted to referee at the event on Saturday. International 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.

Spectators:
        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.