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37th Annual Diamond Nationals Karate Championships

October 10-11, 2014

Minneapolis, MN

6-A Rated Tournament

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Hotel and Accomodations

Doubletree

Doubletree by Hilton

The Doubletree is the site of all Fri & Sat competition, the Night Time Finals, and Diamonds after party. Parking is free for all competitors and hotel guests. Stay for the weekend and enjoy a Diamonds mini-holiday!

  • 7800 Normandale Blvd
  • Bloomington, MN 55439
  • 952-893-8439

DoubleTree Room Rates

The DoubleTree is sold out of rooms with two double beds. But there are ample rooms available with one king-size bed and a pull out sofa (sleeps 2). When registering online, please be sure to select a premium king bed."

Mention "Diamond Nationals" to get a special rate.

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Sheratonhotel

Sheraton Bloomington Hotel

The Sheraton Bloomington Hotel (formerly Sofitel) is another option for Diamonds competitors located within walking distance (across the parking lot from the Doubletree). This beautiful hotel is offering a special Diamond Nationals rate of $105 for the double-double rooms.

  • 5601 West 78th Street
  • Bloomington, MN 55439
  • 952-835-1900 or 800-876-6303

Sheraton Room Rates

Double: $105.00 per room

Mention "Diamond Nationals" to get a special rate.

Schedule of Events

Time Description
12:30 pm Registration Opens
3:00 pm SuperFights Eliminations - Main Ballroom
4:00 pm Under Black Belt Musical Weapons
4:30 pm Under Black Belt Musical Form
All 18-29 Black Belt Extreme Weapons followed by Creative Weapons, Musical Weapons, Extreme Form, Creative Form, Musical Form and 30 & older Black Belt Musical Weapons and Forms
All 17 and younger Black Belt Extreme Weapons followed by Creative Weapons, Musical Weapons, Extreme Form, Musical Form
5:00 pm Under Black Belt Creative Weapons
NK Intramural Basics (7 & younger)
5:15 pm All NK Intramural Divisions (Youth, Teen, Adult, see ring assignment sheet for exact starting times)
5:45 pm Under Black Belt Creative Form
6:30 pm Youth Black Belt Team Sparring (Boys and Girls)
Under Black Belt Extreme Weapons
Synchronized Team Form Followed by Demonstration Teams
7:00 pm Under Black Belt Extreme Form
3-Man Team Black Belt Sparring, 2-Woman Team Black Belt Sparring
Time Description
7:30 am Registration Opens
9:00 am All youth 17 and Younger Black Belt Divisions (Traditional Weapons, followed by Traditional Forms, Creative Forms and Sparring)
All 11 years and Younger under Black Belt competitors (Traditional Weapons, followed by Traditional Form and Sparring)
Youth Under Black Belt Divisions (Traditional Weapons, followed by Traditional Forms and Sparring)
11:15 am All 12-17 year old under Black Belt competitors (Traditional Weapons, followed by Traditional Form and Sparring)
All 18 & older under Black Belt competitors (Traditional Weapons, followed by Traditional Form and Sparring)
12:00 noon All Youth Black Belt Grand Championship Run-Offs
All 18-29 Adult Black Belt Traditional Weapons followed by Traditional Form
All 30 & Older Black Belt Traditional and Creative Weapons followed by Traditional and Creative Form
1:00 pm Youth Under Black Belt Open Performance Divisions
1:30 pm All Black Belt Women Sparring - 18 & older
2:30 pm All Black Belt Men Sparring - 18 & older
All Black Belt Adult Weapon and Form Grand Championships will start as soon as possible after the Divisional Weapons and Form Divisions are finished)
All Adult Men and Women Sparring Grand Championships will start after fighting divisions are finished. The overall Women and Men Diamond Ring Sparring Grand Championships will be held in the Diamonds Finals)
7:30 pm Diamond Finals
10:00 pm Diamond Party - Everyone Welcome!! (First Floor - Next to pool area)

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