Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Surf City Open February 4, 2023

SURF CITY OPEN Martial Arts Championship  

February 4th, 2023
United Kenpo Karate Studios
10662 Westminster Ave. Garden Grove CA 92843

Contact: Steve Cooper at 714-889-9431

Welcome Martial Artists and Enthusiasts

You are cordially invited to attend the 21st Annual

Surf City (SCO) Open Martial Arts Tournament

We have scheduled the event to  be our kick off event for the 2023 SKL season Our goal here at SMA Events is to provide you, the competitor, the coach, and the spectator an affordable event filled with Integrity, Respect, and Great Competition.  As well as a safe, clean environment.  I would like to thank each of you for competing, supporting, and working together to make the last 20 year’s of this tournament a success.

This year we will holding the event at the United Kenpo Karate Studio’s as there were just to many conflicts with reserving our usual school location. Hopefully next year we will be able to return to Edison High School Huntington Beach, CA

Doors will open at 8:00 AM and competition will start at 9 am sharp This years event will be using a fully automated system created by MyImartial the innovators in event management systems since 2003. Don’t be fooled by imitators we were the originator in creating event online registration and on the floor event managements systems. for all your tournament needs.

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Steve CooperTournament Director

Surf City Open    On Line registration

Down Load Division and registration flyer  Click Here

Down load rules HERE

 Registration Opens:  8:00am

Judges / Scorekeepers Meeting:  8:30am

Competition Start Time:  9:00am

Pre-Registration Deadline and Fees:

Pre-Registration Deadline:  January 1, 2022    2nd dead line January 28

Tournament website Website:

Online Registration Opens:  December1, 2022

Online Registration Closes:  February 2, 2023

Contact Steve Cooper for School discounts bringing more than 10 students

Competitor Fees:

$35.00 1st Division & $15.00 Each Additional – Pre-registration

$45.00 1st Division & $20.00 Each Additional – Day of Event


$5.00 per person – Pre-registration

$5.00 per person– Day of Event

(5 years and under & 60 year and over free)


Grand Championships & Awards:

Black Belt Forms Weapons Adult 18 Plus and Jr 17 & Under

Sanctions & Conferences: 

SKL  Sport Karate League  So Cal regional event

MARS  Martial Arts Rating System

SMACS Sport Martial Arts Championship Series

The League So Cal Regional event


SMACS  rules will be exclusively used.  Light head gear contact.  No FACE gear contact in under 17 divisions.

Safety Equipment: 

Foam dipped head, foot, and head gear only.

Mouth piece mandatory.

Groin protectors mandatory for male fighting competitors.

Combining and Splitting Divisions:

Promoter reserves the right to combine or split divisions.

For Information Contact:

Steve @ 714-889-9431


Parents who volunteer to be certified Scorekeepers are allowed two divisions free for first child !

First Divisions called will be Self Defense followed by Weapons, Forms and Sparring,  ring assignments are listed on the website.

Promoter: SMA Events / Project Kids Inc.
Head Coordinator: Steve Cooper
Arbitrator: Jose Pacheco
Staging Coordinator: Miquel Carrasco
Rated: SMACS / The League / MARS / SKL
Rules: SMACS  Black Belts and Under Belts

Make Checks payable to Tigon Enterprises and mail to
Tigon Enterprises
10662 Westminster Ave
Garden grove CA 92843