US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships
Orlando, Florida USA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 13th, 2016

The US Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships, broadcast live on the ESPN Networks, is coming July 7-9, 2016 at the Coronado Springs Resort/Convention Center at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida USA.

The US Open is the best-known, largest, and most prestigious open martial arts championships in the world. It is a NASKA 6A Triple Crown Event, the annual season-end World Title Event for the ISKA Open World Tour, and recognized by all major sport martial arts organizations as the ultimate test ground for open competition.

The live ESPN3 broadcast will run from 7 pm until 10 pm EDT on Saturday, July 9th. A one-hour ESPN2 special highlights show will air at 8 pm EDT on July 20th, and re-air again at 8 pm EDT on July 26th.

Virtually every top professional black belt competitor in open Forms;
Weapons; Point, Clash, and Continuous Sparring; Synchronized Team Weapons and Forms; Sparring Teams; Open Weight Sparring; Breaking; and Demonstration Team competition will be seeded and compete at the event for annual world titles.

The event includes an amateur open tournament for all ages and ranks in all previously mentioned competition styles; a total of nearly 1000 divisions of competition over a two-day period encompassing 50 competition areas in nearly 200,000 square feet at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Hotel & Convention Center, the world’s finest tournament facility.

In all, over 70 teams of competitors from over 40 countries and 6 continents will attend.

USOpenKarate.com contains more information and online competitor registration and spectator ticket sales. The video below graphically illustrates the stature and a sampling of the televised portion of Saturday night’s World Championship Finals.

The World's Most Family Friendly Event | Broadcast Live on ESPN2 and ESPN3
The World's Most Family Friendly Event | Broadcast Live on ESPN2 and ESPN3