Competitors, Instructors, Parents, Family and Friends I would like to invite you to the 18th Annual Rising Star Martial Arts Championships which is an open event to all individuals, schools, styles and organizations. This year competitors may compete in six divisions: Weapons, Forms, Sparring, Chanbara, Self-Defense and Grappling.
This event is being held at the beautiful Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center which has excellent access to I-64 and is located just minutes from area attractions and downtown Louisville. The Hotel provides Wicks Family Restaurant and Lounge, Tazza Mia Coffee Shop, Indoor Pool, Sauna and Fitness Center.
The Ramada Plazas Triple Crown Pavilion provides over 44,000 square feet of Meeting and Banquet Space. It is a excellent choice for sports fans and associations.
In 2011 our 17th Annual event was complemented as being a very safe, fair and enjoyable tournament. Over the years this event has displayed the wonderful talent of martial arts rising stars with the addition of local, regional and national competitors competiting for beautiful awards and cash prizes.
Your attendance and support at this year's event is welcomed. Check out some action from the sample video of the Rising Star Championship below. If you have any questions or need additional information feel free to call 502-449-4020, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or download a copy of our Tournament Flyer - PDF. See You In November!
Rob Starks - RSC Promoter
One of the many martial arts disciplines showcased at the Rising Star Championships.
November 17, 2012 Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center 9700 Bluegrass Parkway Louisville, KY 40299 502-491-4830
Ramada Plaza Hotel is centrally located near shopping malls & outlets, family resturants and movie theaters. Minutes away are 4th Street Live! Entertainment Complex, Louisville Slugger Baseball Museum, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, Mahammad Ali Center, Louisville Extreme Skate Park, Waterfront Park and Churchill Downs.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
10:30am Black Belt Meeting
10:45am Opening Ceremony
11:00am Competition Begins
Trophies & Awards
Beautiful Awards, 1st through 3rd place in all divisions. All competitors receive a AWARD PLAQUE.
GOLD CUP CHALLENGE GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS:
Best Supporting School Award & Spectator Door Prize
Black Belt Sparring Grand GOLD CUP & $200
Black Belt Forms Grand GOLD CUP & $200
Grappling Absolute Grand GOLD CUP & $200
UB Youth Forms Grand GOLD CUP & MOUNTAIN BIKE
UB Adult Forms Grand GOLD CUP & KATANA SWORD SET
BB Youth Forms Grand GOLD CUP & TABLET PC
Youth Grappling Absolute Grand GOLD CUP & APPLE iPOD
General Admission & Competitor Fee
Pre-Register Online (MC/VISA/Debt.) before November 2, 2012 and recieve a $10.00 discount off entry fee.
General Admission: $5.00 (Pre-registered) $8.00 (Day of Event)
Competitor Fee: $35.00 (Pre-registered) $45.00 (Day of Event) Price includes five events (1) Form, (1) Weapon, (1) Sparring,(1) Chanbara, (1)Self-Defense and (1) Grappling event.
School/Dojo/Group Rate: $30.00(12 or More Pre-registered SAVE $15.00 EA.) Instructor receives 1 FREE Hotel Suite.
PLEASE NOTE: All pre-registration corespondance need to be made thru our secure online application process MC/Visa/American Express Credit Cards and Bank Debt Cards excepted.
PRE-REGISTER ONLINE TODAY! - Now Accepting: M/C, Visa, Debt. Cards.
INDIVIDUAL - PRE REGISTRATION
Tournament Rules & Safety Equipment
EVENT SANCTION: The Rising Star Championships is sanctioned by PKC and ProAM. Regional and ** Double National Points Awarded.
RULES: A rules briefing will be conducted at ring side prior to the start of the tournament by an event coordinator. PKC - Kentucky Rules apply in all divisions (Weapons, Forms, Sparring, Chanbara and Grappling). Click link for a copy of PKC-KY Rule Book.
BLACK BELT OFFICIAL & TIME/SCORE KEEPERS: Volunteer officials receive Complementary Lunch, Two VIP Spectator Passes, Appreciation Plaque, and Event Program Listing. Sign up today.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Foam dipped or vinyl safety equipment for head w/facesheild, hands and feet. Mouth piece and groin protection (men). Ringstar Footware approved.
Companies or advertisers who wish to aquire about booth space or event program advertisement, please contact Mr. Starks at 502-449-4020.
From Chicago, IL: I-65 South to Louisville, then I-64 East towards Lexington. Exit 15A, Hurstbourne Lane. Follow sign through traffic light to Bluegrass Parkway. Follow road for 1/4 mile to hotel.
From Nashville, TN: I-65 North to 264 - Watterson Expressway - East. Exit to I-64 East towards Lexington. Then take Exit 15A Hurstbourne Lane. Follow sign through the traffic light to Bluegrass Parkway. Follow road for 1/4 mile to hotel.
From Cincinnati, OH: Take I-71 South to I-65 South towards Louisville, then I-64 East towards Lexington. Exit 15A, Hurstbourne Lane. Follow sign through traffic light to Bluegrass Parkway. Follow road for 1/4 mile to hotel.
From St. Louis, MO: Follow I-64 East towards Louisville, then continue towards Lexington. Take Exit 15A Hurstbourne Lane. Follow signs through the traffic light to Bluegrass Parkway. Follow road 1/4 mile to hotel.
From Lexington, KY: Follow I-65 or I-75 West, merge onto I-64 West towards Louisville. Exit 15A Hurstbourne Lane. At the light, turn left onto Hurstbourne Lane. Go 2 blocks, then turn left onto Bluegrass Parkway. Follow road for 1/4 mile to hotel.