ATHLETES: The national AAU Karate program clearly recognizes the life-long benefits of karate; AAU Karate has the largest and best developmental program for new karate competitors and an elite program for seasoned athletes that includes national and international competition.
COACHES & OFFICIALS: For ex-athletes and still competing adults, the coaches' program and officiating program are ways to continue growing in karate. AAU Karate is designed for traditional Japanese and Okinawan karate.
10/29/2017 (Sunday) - Chicagoland Invitational (flyer)
11/18/2017 VA AAU Invitational , Ricmhond, VA
3/3/2018 - North Carolina State Championship and National Qualifier, at Talbert Center in Mooresville, NC (details about hotels and registration will be posted in Dec.)
4/14/2018 - Virginia AAU State Championship and National Qualifier, Richmond, VA.
date TBD - South Carolina AAU State Championship and National Qualifier, SC.
5/12/2018 - AAU Karate Southeast Regional Championship and National Qualifier, location near Raleigh, NC
5/19/2018 - AAU Karate Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, Richmond, VA
June 25-29 or July 3-7, 2018 - AAU Karate National Championships, Ft. Lauderdale, FL [www.aaukarate.org]
7/25 - 8/4/2018 - AAU Junior Olympic Games, Des Moines, Iowa Karate competition is usually the second weekend (8/3 and 8/4). [http://www.aaujrogames.org]
If your AAU club would like to host a seminar, goodwill competition, or state championship, let the NCAAU Karate Director help you plan! You'll want to avoid busy weekends and national events, manage your event (venue, staffing, registration, rules), get an AAU license in order to have AAU event insurance, and reach out to traditional karate clubs in our state and surrounding states. We want to help you grow and succeed! Don't hesitate to call.
The following dojos and gyms competed with NCAAU Karate in 2016 or 2017. Contact one to get started with the NCAAU Karate League 2017.
Goldsboro Okinawan Karate, Goldsboro, NC
Triangle's Best Karate, Raleigh, NC
Carolina Martial Arts Center, Durham, NC
Shisei Dojo, Apex, NC
Mo's Shotokan Karate, Cary, NC
Japan Shudokan Budo-Kai, King, NC
Sidekick Karate, Mt. Airy, NC
Ormaza Family Karate, Dallas, NC
Sidekick Karate, Charlotte, NC
Carolina Isshinryu Academy, Waxhaw, NC
Newton's Shorin-Ryu Karate, Shelby, NC
Wilson's Martial Arts, Shelby, NC
Callahan Karate, Hendersonville, NC
Carolina Family Karate, Lugoff, SC
Eggleston Karate Studio, Richmond, VA
Ichiban Karate, Ashburn, VA
Mt. Everest Dojo, Suffolk, VA
Jay King Dojo, Madison Heights, VA
Yama Dojo, Mountain City, TN
Nishime Karate, Cincinnati, OH
MidWest Karate Association, Chicago, IL
9113 Leesville Rd. Suite 104 Raleigh, NC 27613
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