48th KIA National Weekend

Update The KI National weekend will be held on November 10-11th at the American Croatian Hall in Eastlake Ohio. Friday Night will host Black Belt Testing 7pm-9pm Saturday morning will host the KI National Championship Tournament at 10:00a.m. The KI Awards Presentation and banquet will follow later that evening. Keep checking the Web site for further updates 

Upcoming events

    • October 12, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Cleveland KI: 11500 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44111

    2019 National Weekend Seminar

    Saturday, October 12, 2019
                10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Cleveland Karate Institute

    Registration costs:   $25.00 per person

    Online (credit card) Registration ends on Wednesday Oct. 9th.

    On Saturday, October 12, 2019 a seminar conducted by Master Jay Maki on Judo throwing techniques will be conducted at the Cleveland Karate Institute.  Master Maki is a 5th degree black belt with the Karate Institute of America and has over 30 years of experience in the arts.  He is the director of the Copper Country KI.

    Sensei Kevin Salvadore is a 3rd degree Black belt and is a certified Class A instructor with the Karate Institute of America.  He will be conducting a seminar on the Bokan Sword.  

    Each Seminar will be 90 minutes and the participants will be divided into two group.  Each group will work 90 minutes in their first seminar and then switch places for the second seminar.

    Do not miss out on this opportunity to expand your Martial Arts knowledge & skills.

    Cleveland KI
    11500 Lorain Ave.
    Cleveland, OH 44111

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    • November 08, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • November 09, 2019
    • 11:00 PM
    • American Croatian Hall

    50th KI National Weekend

    Online (Credit Card) registration ends 10/25/19

    Friday, November 08, 2019

    • 7:00 - 9:30 PM: Black Belt Testing

    Come watch the candidates complete their Style Test programs.  It will be a night of entertainment while you watch them show off their skills for the KIA Testing Board.

    We have 4 candidates testing Friday night.  They will have gone through physical and technical testing and will highlight their technical and leadership skills.

    Please come and support these candidates.

    Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

    Saturday, November 9, 2019
    • 10:00 - 3:00 PM: 2019 KI National 
                                  Championship Tournament 
      • Forms

        • Black Belt
        • Brown Belt
        • Green Belt
        • White Belt

        Weapons & Sparring*

        • Black Belt
        • Under Black Belt
        • Woman's Division (sparring only)
        • Junior Warriors (Novice and Advanced)
        • Peewee & Mini Peewee divisions (5 -9)

        *Hand, Head, Foot, Mouth and groin protectors (males) are REQUIRED.

    • 3:00 - 6:30 PM: Free Time

    • 6:30 - 7:30 PM: KI National Awards Dinner 

    • 7:45 - 8:30 PM Awards Presentation

    • 8:30 - 11:00 PM: DJ, Dancing & Party, Photo Booth


    American Croatian Hall
    34900 Lakeshore Blvd.
    Eastlake, OH 44095

    (440) 946-3366

    American-Croatian Hall Location

    Hotel Accommodations 

    Stonehill Hotel        or      Motel 6

    440-953-8000                 440-285-0871

    ~ 1-mile from Hall            ~ 3 miles from Hall

    ~ $125/night                   ~$65/night

    (You must Contact & Pay for your hotel separately)

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