ISKF Alaska - International Shotokan Karate Federation, Alaska Region
  
36th ANNUAL ISKF US NATIONAL & COLLEGIATE KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Anchorage, Alaska
September 5th - 7th, 2014
 
TOURNAMENT VENUE & TOURISM INFORMATION  
 
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
 401 East 6th Avenue
 Anchorage, Alaska 99501
 907-276-8700


To view the hotel's homepage for hotel specific information, use the link below:
  
Group Rate:
$192/night (single/double occupancy) $10/night each for 3rd and 4th guests
 
Group Code: ISKF
 

August 4, 2014 is the cut-off date for booking hotel reservations into the ISKF group guest room block. 

ROOMS ARE LIMITED, SO PLEASE BOOK EARLY.


TRANSPORTATION & DRIVING DIRECTIONS
 
 








Car Rentals: Major Car Rental Agencies Located at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. A map and links to driving directions are provided here.
 
Parking: The Sheraton Anchorage Hotel offers parking at a daily rate of $8.00 for registered guests and event attendees.
 
Shuttle & Taxi Services: Airport shuttle service is available for $10.00 per person each way through BAC Transportation (866-589-5466).

A shuttle group rate of $45 for 5 people ($5/additional person) is available through Shuttle Services of Alaska (907-947-8985). To arrange a shuttle, call with your flight information.

Taxi service is also available at a cost of $20 - 25 each way.


ANCHORAGE AREA VISITOR INFORMATION 





We hope that you enjoy our beautiful state during your stay!


  EVENT SCHEDULE 
&  PARTICIPANT 
INFORMATION


Participant Uniforms & Protective Gear 

Participants must be in a clean, white gi. Please note that all participants are encouraged to have an ISKF organizational patch on the left breast of their gi.

All kumite (sparring) competitors must have ISKF approved, non-absorbent hand protectors, mouth guards, and groin protection (if applicable).

Competitor/Examinee Event Waiver 

Signed waivers must be submitted by all competitors no later than 9 pm Friday, September 5th. You can download the waiver below for completion prior to the event. Completed forms can be submitted during the check-in process or returned directly to iskfalaska2@gmail.com. For e-mail submissions, please include the competitors name and the words " event waiver" in the subject line. 
 

Schedule of Events


Thursday, September 4, 2014

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm            Check-in for all competitors,                                                           examinees, judges at the Sheraton                                               Anchorage Hotel. All competitors                                              & examinees must provide their                                                ISKF  membership card at this                                                  time. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

10:00 am - 9:00 pm          Check-in for all competitors,                                                           examinees, judges at the                                                                 Sheraton  Anchorage Hotel. 
                                              All competitors & examinees                                                     must provide their  ISKF                                                             membership card at this time.                                     
9:00 am - 10:00 am            NCKA Board of Directors Meeting                                                Susitna Room
 
10:15 am - 11:45 am          ISKF Board of Directors and                                                          Board of Governors Meeting                                                          Susitna Room
 
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm         Directors and Governors                                                                 Luncheon 
                                               Susitna Room
 
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm               Judges Meeting 
                                                 Judges Exam (Written &                                                                  Practical) 
                                                 Kuskokwim Room
 
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm               Dan Examinations
                                                 Kuskokwim  Room
 
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm               Instructor Trainee Class                                                                  Kuskokwim Room

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Competition for all ages and ranks will begin at 9 AM. Please note that the finals for all youth, collegiate colored belts and brown belt competitors will be held on this day.

8:00 am                    Doors Open
                                   Howard Rock Ballroom
 
9:00 am                   Competition, Eliminations and Finals
                                         Youth
                                         Collegiate Color Belts
                                         Adult Brown Belts
 
                                   Competition Eliminations
                                       Collegiate Advanced
                                       Senior Black and Brown Belt Individual
                                       Senior Team Kata
                                       Adult Black Belt
                                       Adult Team Kata
                                       Adult Team Kumite                                                                 
Sunday, September 7, 2014

 
10:00 am                     Doors Open 
                                      Howard Rock Ballroom

10:30 am                     All competitors should arrive at the                                               Howard Rock Ballroom dressed in                                               their gi for  preparation of the opening                                           ceremony.                                      

11:00 am                     Opening Ceremony
                                       Introduction of Honored Guests and                                              Officials
                                       Contestant’s Oath
                                       Demonstrations

                                      Competition Finals
                                       ISKF National Collegiate Final Events
                                       ISKF National Seniors Final Events
                                       ISKF National Final Events 
 
5:00 pm                       Closing Ceremonies
 
6:00 pm                       Reception 
                                      Howard Rock Ballroom
 
7:00 pm                       Banquet, Cash Bar & Entertainment
                                       Howard Rock Ballroom


CLICK HERE to download the PDF version of the event schedule


Alaska Region Team

Please note that all competitors, Dan examinees and judges must be checked in by 9 pm Friday, September 5th. 

Team Contacts

The 2014 Alaska team coach is Sensei Charles Holness. Please contact Sensei Holness if you have any questions regarding either your participation in any of the events or team training times before and during the event.

Please contact iskfalaska2@gmail.com if you have general registration or event schedule questions.

Alaska Team Jackets

Click here to place your order for 2014 Alaska Nationals Team jackets.

Please contact Sensei Catherine Pinch if you have questions regarding team jacket orders. 

Annual Membership

Please visit the membership forms & feespage to renew your ISKF Alaska membership for 2014 - 2015. 

TOURNAMENT CONTACT INFO

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the tournament site or the scheduled events. We will respond to your inquiries as quickly as possible.

Tournament Directors:

Tony & Lynette Nakazawa
PO Box 772205
Eagle River, AK 99577
907-460-0825 
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