Elm City Karate Challenge
S.M.A.R.T. (State Martial Arts Ratings & Totals) is a non-profit organization supporting martial arts and martial arts tournaments around the state of Maine. Throughout each year and tournament season, S.M.A.R.T. members compete around the state in rated and ranked tournaments where they build up points in a tier ranking system, accumulating as many points as possible. At the end of each tournament season the total points are added up and final rankings are distributed by age and rank. The contestant with the most points added up at the end of all tournaments in the season is crowned the State Martial Arts Ratings and Totals Champion for their class, age and division. The highest ranked competitors at the end of the season are invited to compete at the S.M.A.R.T. State Championships with all the finalists and season winners to crown the grand champion of the year per class, age and division.