Southeastern AAU District Qualifier Canceled for March 21, 2020
The AAU Taekwondo Program is open to athletes of all ages and abilities. Southeastern AAU provides multiple opportunitites to participate in Grassroots Clinics, Local Tournaments and District Tournament Championships. Participation in these events can prepare and qualify athletes to attend AAU National Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Hotel on July 5-11 and Junior Olympic Games in Chesapeake,VA on August 3-8, 2020.
This past year was very exciting under new leadership at AAU. AAU continued participating in the USAT point system and in 2020, Olympic Sparring Black belts can earn points at the 4.0 SEAAU District Championship and at the 8.0 AAU National Championships.
The AAU National Olympic Team competed at the Canadian Open, bringing home 20 gold, 9 silver and 8 bronze medals. The team will compete in the US Open at Disney in February 2020 and will travel to the La Loma Olympic Training Center in Mexico later in the spring to train and then compete in the international event there.
Additionally, the AAU National Point Sparring Team competed at the International Martial Arts Festival at Disney winning 5 gold, 4 silver 2 bronze and 2 Grand Champion titles.