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from Monday 08/09/2008 to Monday 01/01/1900
Location: Washington D.C., USA Contact: ()

US CLASSICS

For additional information please visit www.Naska.com, www.uscapitolclassics.com

 

Contestants may register early at the hotel the night before the tournament, Friday, August 8 (2:00 pm – 10:00 pm) or the mornings of August 9 & 10. We are asking everyone to try to register early by mail, online or the night before to avoid late fees on the tournament day.

Judges should register for ring assignments and pick up packages.

AIRPORT Reagan National Airport, Washington, D.C. 20001 Complimentary shuttle to and from Reagan National Airport. Also, one stop on the subway to the hotel.

ENTRY FEES ALL FACSIMILE AND ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY, August 6th AT 12 NOON.
1st Division $45/Each additional $25 / After 7-7 1st Division $55/Each additional $25
At Door 8/9 - 8/10
1st Division $60/Each additional $30

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
982 Largo Center Drive, Largo, MD 20774
301-336-7000 * Fax 301 336-8828
Email: info@uscapitolclassics.com
www.uscapitolclassics.com

TOURNAMENT SITE
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 920-3230 Fax: (703) 271-5212
www.marriotthotels.com
Directions to the Hotel

Reservations should be made by July 8, 2008 to receive the special discount rate for Single/Double rooms. Ask for U.S. Capitol Classics.

SPECTATORS’ FEES
Friday Night: $10
Sunday: $10
Saturday (includes Finals)
General Admission $25
Reserved Rows $35
Ringside $55
V.I.P. $100

VENDING BOOTH
Booths are available at various prices,
depending on location.
Spaces are limited. Call early for best spots

New Forms Criteria for Black Belts

What is a Traditional Form?
The Traditional Divisions capture the essence of classic martial arts styles, showcasing the traditional techniques, weapons and movements in their unmodifi ed form. Emphasis is placed on execution of technique, application of technique, balance, speed, power, solid stances and focus. While modifi cation of traditional forms and weapons is allowed, those who stray from the traditional origins
of their base style may be subject to downgrading and/or disqualifi cation pursuant to the NASKA rules.

What is a Creative Form?
The Creative Division allows modern martial arts techniques. Any move that involves more than a 360 degree spin, requires the body to be inverted more than parallel to the floor or originates from gymnastics and/ or non martial arts disciplines is strictly prohibited in the Creative Division.

What is an Extreme Form?
The Extreme Divisions allow the competitor to perform any moves whether they
originate from martial arts or not. This category allows for the integration of techniques and movements from martial art styles, gymnastics, acrobatics, dance and athletic disciplines.