Sun, 25 Feb|
Mardi Gras Martial Arts Championships 2024
Tournament Director Penny Gulliver 6th Dan Black Belt and Chief Instructor GLMA Martial Arts and Well known LGBTI Pioneer initiated these championships to extend the LGBTI global sporting village to Sydney attaching it to Mardi Gras the annual FESTIVAL....
Time & Location
25 Feb 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT
The Rocks, 15 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
About the event
Martial Arts Championships, part of Sydney Mardi Gras 2024. In the spirit of building an LGBTIQA+global Martial Arts community, the MGMA Championships will offer a multi-style Martial Arts Tournament to promote sporting excellence in the Martial Arts, and development of Self Defence and Safety Skills.
LGBTIQA+ pioneer and Tournament Director Penny Gulliver - 6th Dan Black Belt and Chief Instructor GLMA Martial Arts - founded the championships to welcome the global sporting village to Sydney as part of Mardi Gras 2024. This exciting and innovative festival will bring athletes, artists, ideas and energy from around the world together in the southern hemisphere for the first time.
The Tournament is FREE to come as a spectator and $100 to enter as a participant with unlimited entries to divisions you qualify for!
Tournament on the 25th of February 2024
KGV Recreation Centre, The Rocks, 2000
Medals will be presented for 1,2,3, and a Trophy for the club with the most entries Colour Theme - Purple and White
Rules and categories will be organised with the guidelines of The International Association of Gay and Lesbian Martial Artists [IAGLMA] www.iaglma.org -- the organisation that traditionally runs the Martial Arts Events at The Gay Games since the 1980s.
Outreach both locally, nationally and internationally will be focused on, to get participation and networking from all over the global, regional and indigenous communities will be particularly targeted.
Spectator entry is FREE. No registration is required. Everyone is welcome!
For more information about the tournament, click here.
- Sale ends: 18 Feb 2024, 6:02 pm AEDT
Entry entitles the registration holder to participate in any event. Specific event registration details to follow.$100.00Tax: Fees included