Gear up for an unforgettable martial arts extravaganza at the 26th Annual New York Open Karate-Do Championships! AFS Gear is proud to bring you this exhilarating event, where competitors from diverse backgrounds will showcase their skills, discipline, and dedication. Get ready to be inspired as the finest karate athletes gather to compete in this prestigious tournament.

Tournament Highlights

The New York Open Tournament is a celebration of martial arts excellence, featuring various divisions for all age groups and skill levels. From Kobudo Kata to Youth Kata and Kumite, Adult Kata and Kumite, and even Black Belt categories, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Witness the artistry of kata performances, the intensity of kumite battles, and the unwavering spirit of the competitors.

Venue and Schedule

The tournament will take place at SUNY Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York, on October 8th, 2023. Competitors are advised to arrive on time to ensure a smooth registration process. The schedule includes different divisions throughout the day, allowing you to immerse yourself in the thrilling atmosphere and witness the diverse range of karate skills on display.

Gear and Dress Code

At AFS Gear, we understand the importance of quality equipment. Competitors are required to wear solid white traditional gi without logos or decals on the arms or back. School or organiSation patches are allowed. For referees and coaches, specific dress codes apply to maintain a professional environment.

Hotels and Things to Do

If you’re traveling from out of town, we recommend staying at one of the travel sustainable hotels near the tournament venue. Enjoy comfortable accommodations and easy access to the tournament site. While in New York, take advantage of your visit by exploring the city’s iconic attractions, such as helicopter sightseeing tours, Statue of Liberty cruises, and hop-on-hop-off bus tours.

Join AFS Gear at the New York Open Tournament

AFS Gear is thrilled to be a part of this prestigious event, promoting excellence and sportsmanship in the martial arts community. Whether you’re a competitor, coach, or spectator, this tournament promises an unforgettable experience filled with thrilling performances and displays of martial arts mastery.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to witness the passion and skill of karate athletes at the 26th Annual New York Open Karate-Do Championships. Stay tuned for updates and exclusive coverage of the tournament on our AFS Gear social media platforms. Train hard, embrace the martial arts spirit, and join us as we celebrate the dynamic world of karate!