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WHAT IS HANMADANG?

We are excited to share a brand new Highlights & Promo video for 2024!
Thanks Deej Martinez Films!

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NEWS!

Oregon State Hanmadang wins prestigious Sports Leadership Award.

2024 HONORARY GUESTS

Photo and article about Grandmaster Sang Chul Lee are from Martial Arts World News Magazine.

ANNOUNCING: International Celebrity, Grandmaster 9th Dan, Sang Chul Lee

We are excited to have Grandmaster Sang Chul Lee attend the 2024 Oregon State Hanmadang. He was the US National Olympic Taekwondo Head Coach 1979-88, Olympic Head Coach in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, Chairman of US Taekwondo Committee, Founder of US Open Taekwondo Hanmadang. His full bio can be found on the official US Taekwondo Center website.

ANNOUNCING: Olympic Gold Medalist, Grandmaster 9th Dan, Herb Perez

Herb Perez, is a 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist. At the age of 32 he competed in his first Olympic Games, has been a noted champion and leader in the martial arts for many years. He is a six-time U.S. National Team Captain, and a three-time winner of the Pan American Championship. Herb has served on the Executive Committee, Membership and Credentials Committee (Vice Chairman), International Relations Committee and the Athletic Advisory Council for the United States Olympic Committee. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Olympic Committee, a position he held for ten years. His full bio can be found here.

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https://youtu.be/HgV_VbFSHF8

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Visiting from out of town? Our Sports Commission is here to help with the event and provide resources and information for participants, VIPs and fans. Explore our picks for dining options, hotels with special rates and fun activities for the whole family!

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NEW FOR 2024

International Celebrity, Grandmaster 9th Dan, Sang Chul Lee
• Olympic Gold Medalist, GM Herb Perez
• An official Guinness World Record Power Break attempt at the Expo

• Limited Autographed Event Programs by GM Sang Chul Lee and GM Herb Perez
• Branded Tshirts with competitor name on the back
• We will be demonstrating a NEW EVENT for 2025: Creative Board Breaking with Weapons
• Black Belts: recruiters will be scouting this event for participation in the US OPEN National Hanmadang 

PRICING

PARTICIPANTS

Early Bird $90 for two events + $10/additional event.
Kung Fu and Tai Chi ONLY are $75 for up to 3 events.

SPECTATORS

Friday Expo: $15 / Kids under 5 FREE at the door
Saturday Tournament: Adults: $10 / Kids under 5 FREE at the door
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“This tournament fosters courage, self discipline, integrity, perseverance, and fair play. It was a great experience to see such an uplifting tournament.
– Lucy Vinis, Mayor of Eugene

TOURNAMENT EVENTS & SCHEDULE

Martial Art Expo: Friday, May 3, 2024, 4pm-9:30pm

SCHEDULE:
  • 12pm Set up volunteers arrive
  • 1:30-4pm Vendor set up
  • 4pm-5pm (Front Lobby area)
    – Registration & credential pick up for Tournament
    – PRE-APPROVED tournament sign ups
    – Pick up your Tournament T-shirt any time throughout the evening
    Get your coffee and food: Concessions will have wraps, bistro boxes, salads, snacks & drinks 4-8:30 at great prices!
    Vendor showcase opens: 30 booths full of games, photo-ops, great products and engaging conversations with local businesses.
  • 4:30-5pm: Masters Meet n Greet. Meet GM Sang Lee and GM Herb Perez. Experience the thrill of connecting with two legends of taekwondo. Step into the world of their Olympic journey, followed by Q&A.
  • 5pm
    – EXPO OPENS, PLEASE BE IN MAIN AREA RIGHT AT 5pm, WE HAVE A FULL EVENING PLANNED!
    – PROGRAM:
    • Lion Dance by East-West Kung Fu, Sifu Joel Hazzard and Sifu Jesse Gottesman
    • Local Masters’ Presentations
    • Star Wars themed performances: 4 Exciting demonstrations of Creative Board Breaking with Weapons!
    • Featured Demo Team: Martial Arts America
    • Tatami sword cutting/Demo
    • Live art creation/performance
    • ‘Mat Chat’ with GM Sang Lee & GM Herb Perez
    • Open mat time for participants
    • Vendors – Visit interactive booths, hand-picked for this event. Booths still available!
    • Guiness World record attempt(s) *surprise!*
    • Open Demonstration Competition – Audience chooses winner. Great PRIZES!
  • 9pm OPEN MAT TIME for participants for tomorrow’s tournament on the mats
  • 10pm doors close, get some rest and we’ll see you in the morning!

Tournament: Saturday, May 4, 2024

NOTES:

  • Lunch options on-site: 2 food trucks and a designated coffee/drink cart with sandwiches and hot dogs, including vegetarian/gluten free options. You’re also welcome to bring your own food/drink. Coffee and food trucks will stay till at least 4pm
  • Lockers available, bring own lock.
  • Vendor showcase with 30 booths full of games, photo-ops, VR gaming, T-shirts, great products to try and engaging conversations with local businesses.
  • Rock Climbing Wall be available 12-5pm as part of the event for free.
  • Official Photographer offering beautiful photos of winners, their families and instructors. Sign up on-site.
  • Pick up your Tournament T-shirt any time throughout the day

SCHEDULE:

  • 7:30am
    – Doors open
    – Set Up Volunteers arrive
    – Coffee cart opens
    – Vendors arrive
    – Credential pickup
    – Archery set up
  • 8am Archery / Wood Sword Paper Cutting Tournament
  • 9am Kids Divisions 5-7/8-10 youths
  • 12-12:45pm Official Lunch Break
    – Food Carts open for lunch
    – Food allowed in main area if you want to eat on the bleachers, but please use designated front lobby and Room Two50 areas for lunch.
    – Rock Climbing Wall open (12-5pm)
  • 1-1:30pm OPENING CEREMONY
  • 1:45pm  tournament resumes
  • 4pm Raffle Prizes!

EVENTS:

  • Archery (Stationary & dynamic, Thumb release or Mediterranean draw)
  • All Styles Traditional/Creative Forms (Ind/Team w or w/o weapons)
  • Kung Fu Forms (with & w/o weapons)
  • Paired Defense & Rolling (Height & distance)
  • Power Breaking (Hand: Palm heel, Knife hand, Fist; Foot: Step side & Back kick, Step-in back kick)
  • Individual Creative Combo Breaking (up to 6 boards)
  • Speed Hook Board-breaking (30 seconds)
  • Single Elimination Events: Flying side (Distance), Jump front (Height)

2023 EVENT PHOTOS

Thank you Jay Davis! Click here for EXPO photos and here for Tournament photos.

Thank you Lorri Eidenschink! Click here for the EXPO photos and here for the Tournament photos.

THANK YOU 2023 BUSINESS PARTNERS

Friday we’ll have delicious wraps in the concessions kiosk and Saturday we’re having a full service coffee & drink cart and 3 food options!

Most Wanted Espresso cart

Most Wanted Espresso

Experience Virtual Reality

MultiVRse will have a full set up where you can experience the newest in VR entertainment.

Create your own shirt on-site!

Choose designs from the available selection and the friendly Threadbare staff will heat press them to the shirt of your choice. We’ll have a few styles, colors and sizes available. They’ll be there Saturday 11-1pm so make sure to choose and place the order at that time.

Explore these excellent vendors at the event. Click on each logo to visit their website. Every booth will have a fun activity and a chance to win prizes!

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Serenity Sessions logo

Cookies with Conviction logo

Country Financial logo

Benefits by Artzberger logo

AIMS Mobile Nursing logo

Moo Do Taekwondo Logo

Mathewson Center for Solutions logo

Vantage Point Insurance logo

Equanimous Healing Arts logo

Shine Self Care logo

2022 EVENT PHOTOS

Thank you Jay Davis for the incredible photos! Click photo for full album.

Thank you Lorri Eidenschink for your awesome pix! Click photo for full album.

2022 EVENT IN THE NEWS