Taekwondo Canada
2018 Canada Open

2018 Canada Open

Sep 14 - 16, 2018 / Richmond, British Columbia

2018 Canada Open

Richmond, one step away from the second busiest airport in Canada (Vancouver International Airport), provides its rich multicultural mosaic and will leave you with an unexpected and enjoyable flavour. The city of Richmond, Richmond Olympic Oval staff, and the Taekwondo Canada organizing team are ready to welcome you. 

After 5 consecutive years of this prestigious tournament, the Canada Open has grown bigger and bigger. At the 2017 Canada Open, a record breaking number of athletes from all over the world visited Canada. In 2018 Taekwondo Canada, with Pan American Taekwondo Union’s support, will continue our work and invite all World Taekwondo community members to Canada. 

The 2018 Canada Open will focus on the black belt divisions for the following categories: 

  • Kyorugi (G1): Youth and above 
  • Poomsae (G1): Youth and above
  • Para Taekwondo: Color belt and black belt

You will find the information you need for all levels of competition in the information package

We look forward to greeting you in Richmond, Canada in September.


Individuals or delegations requiring a letter of invitation, please fill out this form.

Extenuating circumstance weigh in exemption, please fill out this form

Air Canada Discount: 5% on Tango fares, 10% on Flex fares & up. The promotion code is: YT9NTMU1

Date & Time

Event Date Sep 14 - 16, 2018
Start Time 12:00 AM (Pacific)
End Time 11:59 PM (Pacific)


Venue Richmond Oval
Address 6111 River Rd
Richmond, British Columbia V7C 0A2


2018 Canada Open Information Package Updated August 15 Download
2018 Canada Open Schedule - August 15 Download
2018 Canada Open Freestyle Poomsae Performance Plan Form Download

Partners & Sponsors

  • Sport Canada
  • Canadian Olympic Committee
  • World Taekwondo
  • Pan America Taekwondo Union
  • City of Richmond
  • Richmond Olympic Oval
  • Coaching Association of Canada
  • Air Canada
  • Akross Canada
  • Richmond Sport Hosting
  • Province of BC
  • Captain Sports
  • Via Sport

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2018 Canada Open

Register now at worldtkd.simplycompete.com

Canada Para Taekwondo Open registration: here

WT Coach Certificate Course registration: here

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Host Hotel:

Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport (headquarters)

  • Address: 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC, V6X 1A3 
  • Phone: 1-800-663-2878; 1-604-278-5555 
  • Website: http://www.executivehotels.net/vancouver-airport-hotel/ 
  • Free overnight parking, free high-speed Internet, WiFi in the guest room. 
  • Free airport transfer between 5 am and 11 pm, shuttle bus runs every 30 min. 
Invitations and information regarding the Entry Visa to Canada

Individuals or delegations requiring a letter of invitation, please fill out this form

Canada does not have a visa office in every country so it is important that delegates visit the website of the visa office responsible for processing their visa applications. Delegates are encouraged to submit their visa applications well in advance of the date of the event at a Visa Application Centre.

Air Canada Discount
  • Taekwondo Canada is pleased to announce that Air Canada has been chosen as the official airline for the 2018 Canada Open.
  • Discount: 5% on Tango fares, 10% on Flex fares & up. 
  • The promotion code is: YT9NTMU1
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