On November 8th The Long Island Kkarate Championships will be held at The Holiday Inn at McArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. This will no doubt be Long Island's signature Karate event. This year marks the 5th year of the tournaments existance and it has grown bigger every year. The Lond Island Karate Organization has done a great job in getting professional staff and a tournament director (Jonas Nunez) who has put together tournaments on three continents. Mr Nunez is a World renowned martial artist that also is the President of The (PKF) The Professional Kickboxing Federation. Head judge this year will be World Champion Bobby Campbell.
Competitors will display their skills against other martial artists from The East Coast and Puerto Rico. Four events (sparring) (kata/forms) (self defense ) and weapons are on the tournament agenda. There is also a new event planned (Beginner Demonstration), this event gets the new students involved and all will receive a "winners" trophy.
Special 1/2 price room rates are available the night before (Sat Nov 7th) by calling The Holiday Inn and asking for the Tournament Special Applications and Information can be called for at (866) 95-KARATE
This event is not to be missed and will be covered by News 12 and Newsday and Martial Arts Television