Classes today (Saturday 9/23) will be held as usual. The lion dance was postponed.

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Event 

2017 Kung Fu Championships
Title:
2017 Kung Fu Championships
When:
05/13/2017 - 05/13/2017
Where:
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center - Wisconsin Dells
Category:
Tournaments

Description

We are proud to announce that the Infinity National Championships this year, in conjunction with the Zhong Yi Kung Fu Association, will host a traditional Chinese martial arts forms (taolu) Championship at this year's event to be held on Saturday, May 13th 2017 at the Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center in beautiful Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin!

There will be over 50 divisions to compete in for all skill levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced), ages (youth, teens, adults and seniors) as well as Northern, Southern, Internal and Weapon categories.

Awards will be 1st through 3rd places and we will also have a Grand Champion run off!

Come with your friends and family to enjoy the competition as well as the resort itself. There's special lower rates available to all attendants, that include waterpark passes, so you can compete, relax and enjoy your stay!!!

RESORT SPECIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS RATE are only $139.00 a night for a stay on either Friday or Saturday and $119.00 for any other night, you can share your room with up to 4 people! It all comes with 4 Kalahari Waterpark passes as well!!!

Call 877-253-5466 TODAY to make your reservations and make sure to mention Infinity Martial Arts to get this amazing rate!

Competition Pricing:

REGISTRATION:

- Before April 25th: 1st division is $55.00 and $15.00 for each additional division. 
- After April 25th:1st division is $65.00 and $20.00 for each additional division.

SPECTATORS:

- Children (5-12 years old): Before April 25th $5.00 for one day and $10.00 for two days. After April 25th $10.00 for one day and $15.00 for two days.
- Teens and Adults: Before April 25th $10.00 for one day and $15.00 for two days. After April 25th $15.00 for one day and $20.00 for two days.

NIGHT TIME FINALS:

- Free individual seating
- Reserve a table (seats up to 10 people) for $100.00 before April 25th and $140.00 after.

NOTE: There is a $7.00 service charge for online registration

For more information on location and the Infinity National Championships please visit:

http:// www.infinitynationalchampionships.com/

KUNG FU CHAMPIONSHIPS NOTES:

EXPERIENCE level is based on total years studying martial arts.

BEGINNER = 0 to 2 years of study
INTERMIDIATE = 2 to 4 years of study
ADVANCED = 4 or more years of study

AGE divisions are the following:

- 8 and under
- 9 to 11
- 12 to 14
- 15 to 17
- Men and Women = 18 to 35
- Senior = 36 and over

WEAPONS explanation

- Basic 4 Weapons = Single Broadsword, Staff, Single Straight Sword and Spear
- Beginner = BROADSWORD (single) and STAFF 
- Intermidiate = Above weapons plus STRAIGHT SWORD (single) and SPEAR
ADVANCED is divided into: 
- Short Weapon = Broadsword and Straight Sword (both single)
- Long Weapon = Staff and Spear
- Other Weapon = All other weapons including double swords.

INTERNAL divisons include all styles of Taijiquan, Xingyiquan and Baguazhang.

Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Forms Competition Rules:

Scoring Ranges:

ADULTS
• Beginner: 6.00 to 7.50
• Intermidiate: 7.00 to 8.50
• Advanced: 8.00 to 9.50

YOUTH and TEENS
• Beginner: 5.50 to 7.00
• Intermidiate: 6.00 to 7.50
• Advanced: 7.00 to 8.50

CRITERIA FOR HANDSETS

Quality of Techniques:
• Quality of hands, legs, stances and general movement - 1.00 point
• Degree of difficulty of set - 1.00 point
• Skill exhibited in set - 1.00 point
Strength:
• Smoothness of force displayed - 1.00 point
• Balance exhibited during set - 1.00 point
• Coordination among hands, eyes, body and steps - 1.00 point
Spirit:
• Spirit displayed during set - 1.00 point
• Rhythm of set - 1.00 point
• Features of the set - 1.00 point
Martial Ethics:
• Dress (correct uniform for northern or southern sets) - 0.33 points
• Personal appearance - 0.33 points
• Courtesy - 0.34 points

CRITERIA FOR WEAPON SETS

Quality of Techniques:
• Quality of hands, legs, stances and general movement - 1.00 point
• Proper characteristics of weapon - 1.00 point
• Skill exhibited in set - 1.00 point
Strength:
• Smoothness of force displayed - 1.00 point
• Balance exhibited during set - 1.00 point
• Coordination among hands, eyes, body and steps - 1.00 point
Spirit:
• Spirit displayed during set - 1.00 point
• Rhythm of set - 1.00 point
• Features of the set - 1.00 point
Martial Ethics:
• Dress (correct uniform for northern or southern sets) - 0.33 points
• Personal appearance - 0.33 points
• Courtesy - 0.34 points

For any additional questions you may have on the 2017 Kung Fu Championships, please contact:

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Venue

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
Venue:
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center   -   Website
Street:
1305 Kalahari Dr
ZIP:
53965
City:
Wisconsin Dells
State:
Wisconsin
Country:
Country: us

Description

Just off I-90, this safari-themed resort and water park is 2 miles from Mirror Lake State Park.  

African-themed rooms come with microwaves, minifridges and flat-screen TVs; many have balconies. Plush suites with whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and kitchens are split between the main building and an annex connected via skybridge. Wi-Fi is available (resort fee).

A resort fee covers water park entry, entertainment, parking, and a golf club shuttle. Dining options include a grill and a pub. There's an indoor theme park with a 24-lane bowling alley and a cinema, plus a spa, a fitness center and an outdoor pool.

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