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Chuncheon International Taekwondo Championships (춘천오픈국제태권도대회)
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Planned
07.2013
Address
Gangwon-do, Chuncheon-si, Seoksa-dong
강원도 춘천시 우석로 102-2 (석사동)
Location
Hoban Gymnasium & Surrounding Areas
Telephone
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-263-3647~9 ( (Korean)
Sponsors / Management
Chuncheon-si /
Introduction
As the master country of Taekwondo, Chuncheon Open International Taekwondo Championships provide the opportunity for Taekwondo artists from all over the world to demonstrate their Taekwondo skills. The championships are held every other year.

Description: The championships are categorized into three divisions: Gyeorugi, Gyeongyeon, and Color Belts Gyeorugi. The Gyeorugi Division has the most contestants, and is sectioned into male/female, junior/senior, and children. The Color Belts Gyeorugi Division is open to only foreign contestants over the age of 14 years.
The Gyeongyeon Division includes Sonnal Gyeokpa which uses only a single hand-surface, the Jumeok which uses the fists, and the Jonghap Gyeokpa. Also in the Gyeongyeon Division are the Creative Pumsae, which uses the basic elements of Taekwondo, Taekwondo Gymnastics and Hosinsul.
Other related events also scheduled are the Taekwondo Demonstration, Sports Dance, Street Demonstrations, and more.

Championships Highlights: The festival is an international festival with its an overriding Taekwondo theme, now an official Olympic Sport and Korea’s native martial arts. The festival consists of welcoming, opening and closing ceremonies, and of course the championships themselves. The most attractive feature about this festival is that Taekwondo fans can see the world’s leading Taekwondo artists up-close.
The host city of Chuncheon is also surrounded by many major tourist attractions such as Namiseom Island and Cheongpyeongsa Temple, which visitors can enjoy along with the festival.
Programs
※ Completition Divisions

DIVISION

PERIOD

SCALE
(people)

DETAILS

Gyeorugi

July 15(Fri)
~ July 19(Tue)

700

• M/F, Junior (10 weight categories), Senior (8 weight categories)
• GYEORUGI for Non-Koreans : M, Junior (5 weight categories), Senior (4 weight categories)
• Gyeorugi for 5-player team competition : Domestic- Korean Only / Overseas - national mixed acceptable
• Children : 11 weight categories (M/F Mixed)

Gyeongyeon

July 15(Fri)
~ July 18(Mon)

700

• Recognized Poomsae : Individual/Group (Children/Junior/Senior)
• Taekwon Gymnastics : Group (Children/Junior/Senior)
• Gyeokpa(Sonnal,Jumeok,Jonghap) : Individual (Senior)

Color Belts Gyeorugi

July 18(Mon)
~ July 19(Tue)

100

• Only foreign players can participate.
• Participants will be categorized by their color of belts(Black, Red, Blue, Yellow), gender, age and weight at the spot. 4 competitors tournament in each division. (Black Belts for only female)



※ OFFICIAL EVENTS

EVENT

DATE

VENUE

SCALE
(people)

DETAILS

Opening Ceremony

July 15(Fri)
17:00~18:20

Hoban Gym

4,000

• Opening Ceremony & Performance

Welcome Reception

July 15(Fri)
18:30~20:00

Ladena Resort

150

• Gala Dinner

Closing Ceremony

July 19(Tue)
18:00~

Hoban Gym

2,000

• Awarding & Closing Ceremony
• Farewell PArty



※ SCHEDULE

DATE

CONTENTS

REMARKS

May 2(Mon) ~ June 1(Wed)

Application Period

Secretariat of O.C. (Hoban Gym)

July 13(Wed) ~ 14(Thu)

Registration 10:00 ~ 20:00

Registration Center (Hoban Gym)

July 14(Thu)

Representatives Meeting 15:00 ~16:00

Bears Tourist Hotel

Referee Seminar 16:00 ~ 17:00

Sejong Hotel

July 15(Fri)

Opening Ceremony 17:00 ~ 18:20

Hoban Gym

Welcoming Reception 18:30 ~ 20:00

Ladena Resort

July 15(Fri) ~ July 19(Tue)

Gyeorugi 09:00 ~ 18:00

Hoban Gym

July 15(Fri) ~ July 18(Mon)

Gyeongyeon 09:00 ~ 18:00

Hoban Gym

July 19(Mon) ~ July 19(Tue)

Color Belts Gyeorugi 09:00 ~ 18:00

Hoban Gym

July 15(Fri) ~ July 19(Tue)

Special Events

Hoban Gym

July 19(Tue)

Closing Ceremony 18:00 ~ 19:00

Hoban Gym



Transportation
Take the train bound for Namchuncheon at Cheongnyangni Station (Subway Line #1 Cheongnyangni Station) (Operates from 06:15 am to 22:20 pm, 19 daily services / Time Required: 1 hour and 53 minutes) → Get off at Namchuncheon Station and transfer to a taxi (costs around \2,000)
Homepage
www.koreaopentkd.org (Korean, English)



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