Every year, the World Open Martial Arts Championship (WOMAC) attracts hundreds of elite competitors from around the world who come together here in New York City to compete for medals and cash prizes, with diverse martial arts styles including form competitions (open hand & weapons) in Modern Wushu, Northern Kung Fu, Southern Kung Fu, Karate, Taekwondo, Internal Martial Arts, and Taijiquan, as well as combat competitions in Taekwondo Sparring, Point Sparring, Continuous Sparring, Full-Contact Sanda, Ultimate Sanda, Grappling, Shuai Jiao (Chinese Wrestling), Push Hands, Chi Sao, Self-Defense Demo, Short Weapon Sparring, Long Weapon Sparring, and Arnis Stick Fighting. Our judges are experienced in judging national and international level competitions and possess extensive knowledge in their martial art discipline, thus ensuring the quality and professionalism of the WOMAC.
Organized by the World Fighting Martial Arts Federation (WFMAF), and co-organized by New York City Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, the WOMAC is an arena which promotes the core values of martial arts: self-discipline, self-respect and respect for others, the nurturing of personal growth, and the practice of inclusion of all people and cultures as a means to building a whole and healthy society. This tournament provides a unique experience for martial artists from around the globe to come together and compete in a fair and friendly atmosphere, to share skills and knowledge, to establish new friendships with those who share the same core values of martial arts, and to express these core values through actions. Come and join us on October 13th for our Annual Championship, and experience for yourself martial spirit hand in hand with one of the premier martial arts tournament events on the East Coast of the United States.
All advanced level gold medal winners in forms divisions, with all children to adults age groups, are eligible to compete in the grand championships. Grand championships are categorized into External Open Hand Forms, External Weapons Forms, Internal Open Hand Forms, and Internal Weapons Forms. Eligible competitors, who received an advanced level gold medal in their division, must pay $20 at the tournament to enter the grand championship competition. Medals and award certificates will be issued to the winners of grand championships.
For international competitors, a free invitation letter with the competitor's passport information will be issued upon request. For international teams, a team invitation letter with the passport information of all the team members will be issued upon request. Please send the request and scan of the passport(s) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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