The Philippine Taekwondo Association announces the annual event, SMART/MVP SPORTS FOUNDATION/PLDT HOME ULTERA NATIONAL CPJ (CARLOS PLANCA, JR.) TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS which will be held at SM Mall of Asia, Music Hall on February 9-10, 2019.
The event highlights the best taekwondo jins in the country including Pauline Lopez, Arven Alcantara, Samuel Thomas Harper Morrison and others who will vie for slots in the 2019 Philippine National Team. The expected 800 participants who will show case their wares in the two (2) events Kyorugi (Free Sparring) and Poomsae (Forms)
The Kyorugi will feature Senior, Junior, Cadet and Grade School fighter for both male and female, while Poomsae will be divided into three divisions- individual, team and pair.
PTA Secretary General Makati Cong. Manuel Monsour Del Rosario, III, this competition is a tune-up to the Philippine Team members to the upcoming World Taekwondo Championships, Asian Cadet and Junior Championships, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Test Event, the “ ATF Taekwondo championships and SEA Games “ (these 2 events will be held in Manila.)
Parents interested to enroll their children and sports enthusiasts are cordially invited to witness this event. Competition start at 9:00 AM onwards.
Sponsors include PLDT, Meralco, Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee and Milo.