APRIL 20th & 21st | RICHMOND, VA
MEADOW EVENT PARK
The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Virginia, is rich in history and an adaptable event space. Located just minutes from Richmond and Fredericksburg, an easy drive from Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach and a straight shot from the D.C. area, The Meadow Event Park attracts guests from throughout the commonwealth.
13048 DAWN BLVD.
DOSWELL, VA 23047
8:00 - 10:00 pm Player Registration
Meadow Event Park
11:00am-1:00pm - Joey Castro Forms Seminar
1:00- 3:00 pm Regena Thompson-Spivey and Willie Hicks Sparring Seminar
1:00 - 8:30 pm Player Registration
3:00 North vs South Junior Open Weight judges report
3:30 North vs South Junior Open weight
4:00 Judges/Coordinator/Scorekeeper/Players meetings
5:00 Team forms/team fighting/NBL and under belt breaking
5:30 14-under Black belt open musical weapons
6:00 NBL competition begins( junior hard contemporary forms and weapons/adult traditional and musical forms and weapons, continuous fighting. Runoffs)
6:30 Under belt competition begins (all weapons, musicals, self-defense
Meadow Event Park
7:30 am - 1:00 pm Player Registration
8:15 am Coordinators/Judges/Scorekeepers/Players meeting
9:00 am Team demo, Lil dragons, and Traditional Foundation
9:15- 9:30 am Competition will start with junior NBL traditional forms and weapons, adult NBL Creative forms and weapons into junior point sparring. Under belt forms and sparring.
10:00 am Adult Black belt point sparring divisions followed by Open weight sparring.
12:00pm - Adult Underbelts
Open weight will not start until after 1:00 pm.
Make sure you ask for Grand Slam Karate rate.
$74.99 Thursday and Sunday
$104.99 Friday and Saturday
16102 Theme Park Way Doswell, VA 23047
Toll Free: 888-238-5108
Holiday Inn Express Ashland
Country inn and suites
$115.00 two queens
$105.00 king bed
Richmond International Airport
1 Richard E. Byrd Terminal Drive, Suite C
Richmond International Airport, VA 23250
Shuttle & Taxi
James River Transportation
915 North Allen Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
804.342.7300 (local) 877.342.7300 (toll-free)
The Grand Slam Open Nationals will be adhering to the rules of the National Blackbelt League during the NBL specific divisions and most of the Non-NBL divisions as well.
You can check out the rules here.