Ocean Center in Daytona Beach to Host TaeKwonDo Championships
9 Apr, 2013
Athletes ages 5 and up will compete. This is the first time this event is being held at the Ocean Center. Competition is divided by age, sex, weight and belt rank; the top eight athletes in each division will qualify to compete in the National AAU TaeKwonDo Championships in July in Fort Lauderdale.
As the largest and one of the oldest qualifiers in the country, this AAU sanctioned event attracts close to 2,000 athletes, coaches, officials and family members from across the United States and internationally. The event is open to the public. Admission is $10 for ages 18 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 17; and free for children 5 and under. For more information, visit www.dcturnbullsmartialarts.com.
About Ocean Center:
Located in the heart of the Daytona Beach resort area, and only 400 feet from the Atlantic Ocean, the Volusia County Ocean Center is the area's convention, entertainment and sports complex.
It’s a multi-use facility that hosts conventions, tradeshows, concerts, banquets, family entertainment shows and sporting events. The Ocean Center boasts 205,000 square feet of interior meeting space and is a partner in the Ocean Walk Village with resorts, shopping, restaurants and movies within walking distance. Information is available at http://oceancenter.com/.