Taekwondo Canada

2020 FISU America Games - Call for interest

  • January 27, 2020
  • Information, Announcements


Taekwondo Canada would like to invite athletes to express their interest in participation at the 2020 FISU America Games. The 2020 FISU America Games will be taking place in Mérida, Mexico, May 31 – June 10, 2020. The taekwondo events are June 2-4 2020. 

FISU America is the continental association of FISU, of which U SPORTS is a member. The FISU America Games are a regional multi-sport event sanctioned by FISU for FISU member-countries of North and South America. These Games take place every 2 years (opposite years of the Universiades) and offer a variety of “summer” sports.

Please note: 

1) It is a self-funded event
2) It is NOT a WT sanctioned event. 
3) Sparring: 8 male weight categories and 8 female weight categories, 
- best finisher in the 2020 April tournament will be selected 
4) Poomsae: Men’s individual, Women’s individual, Men’s Team; Women’s Team; Pair, 
- best finisher in the 2020 Jan tournament will be selected 
5) a non-refundable $200 (+transaction fee) deposit is required at the time of submitting this expression due to early quantitative deadline and individual deposit deadline from U SPORTS.

The approximate cost to participate in the event is listed below:

2020 FISU America Games Estimated Costs (CND)
*The price below is the estimate by U SPORTS as of December, 2019
Flight: (inclusive of travel / medical insurance) – $500 – 800
Accommodations: ($60 USD / night *based on 7 nights) – $600
Participation Fee: (Medical and mission staff support, Team Canada Kit, FISU Entry / Registration Fees, Operations / admin, onsite logistics and team activities) – $1100

Athletes need to register through Taekwondo. Interested individuals should submit your interest at here before Feb 3, 2020. 
 


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