MAY 12 & 13 // 2023
Ready for your next challenge? Join us in Fort Walton Beach, Florida for the Hurricane Championships. Our competitions offer a fun, supportive environment for every student to come out and compete in a safe, well organized space. All competition events are broken down into age and rank specific categories to ensure students are being challenged at their level.
Available 5 days prior to competition date
We are committed to providing the best quality Martial Arts events that encourage our members to be champions in life and on the mats.
Destin / Ft. Walton Beach Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL
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There are many ways to win! Participants can compete in categories such as traditional forms, tournament sparring, free-style weapons patterns, stick sparring and more -- or choose to challenge yourself with the board break challenge!
Join us Today
Ready for your next challenge? The Hurricane Championships is one of our favorite each year!
Do you train at an IMAS school? Talk to your instructor about how to prepare and register today.
Fri / May 12
Friday's events will include:
11:30 // School Owner Check-In
12pm // Bo Staff Seminar
1pm // Sparring Seminar
2pm // Kama Seminar
3pm // Judges Meeting
3:30 // Board Break Challenge
3:30 // Free-Style Weapons
4:10 // Padded Stick Sparring
4:45 // Tag Team Sparring
Sat / May 13
Saturday's events will include:
9am // Judges Meeting
10am // Board Break Challenge
10am //Main Event Competition
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12pm // Seminar #1
Bo Staff w Mr. Charlie Landry
Three time National Demo Team Champion
Mr. Charlie Landry will be teaching tricks and techniques to have you spinning your bo staff like a pro after this seminar! Perfect for participants of all ages and experience levels.
1 pm // Seminar #2
Point Sparring w Mr. Shakoor Sleight
Do you want to be a champion?
Learn new tips and tricks while working with Mr. Shakoor Sleight. Drills and skills to help you step up your offense, defense, and all around kicking abilities -- helping you go for gold!
2 pm // Seminar #3
Kamas w Mr. Dimitrius Allen
Traditionally a farming tool turned improvised
weapon, kamas have become an exciting weapon with an entire repertoire of spins, flips and tricks. Mr. Dimitrius Allen is an expert at making the art of kamas not only exciting but also accessible.