2022 Carolina AAU Taekwondo Fall Championship

September 10, 2022 | New Bern, NC

Hosted by Empower Taekwondo

Registration is CLOSED.

2022 AAU Taekwondo Championship

Empower Taekwondo is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 2022 Carolina AAU Taekwondo Fall Championship in New Bern, North Carolina. If you or your organization are interested in participating, please register now and save your spots. We are still working on finalizing the details. Please check back on this web page or Empower Taekwondo’s Facebook Page for most updated information.

  • Date: September 10, 2022
  • Location: J. Murphy Smith Center (First Presbyterian Church)
    508 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560

For more information, please email carolinatkdcomps@gmail.com, or contact Master Hama at (252) 649-8452.

* This is an AAU Licensed Event. This event is sanctioned by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U. S., Inc.
* All participants must have a current 2022/2023 AAU membership. Please go to AAU’s website to register if you have not.

AAU Taek won do
J Murphy Smith Center

AAU Official Clinic / Seminar

There will be a Sparing Seminar hosted on Friday, September 9th, 2022 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at the same location as the tournament – J. Murphy Smith Center (First Presbyterian Church) (508 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560). It will be led by Master Issoufou Alfaga, a World Champion and Silver Olympic Medalist. We hope you will be able to join us. This seminar is FREE to all tournament competitors, and $60 per person for other guests.

  • When: Friday, September 9, 2022, at 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Where: J Murphy Smith Center (508 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560)
  • Fee: $60 per person. (Free to all tournament competitors!) 
Master Issoufou Alfaga

Entry Fees

  • Event Fees: $75 for one event, $90 for two events, and $10 for each additional event.
  • Pre-registration is mandatory. Registrations must be received by midnight on August 27, 2022.
  • Late Fee: there will be a $20 late fee for online registrations entered after the deadline: August 28, 2022 – September 6, 2022. No registrations will be accepted after September 6, 2022.
  • Spectator / Coach Fee: admission fee to spectate or coach at the event is $10 per person. (3 yrs. & under Free)

Competition Events

  • Forms (Poomse)
  • Olympic Sparring
  • Board Breaking
  • Point Sparring

* Each athlete can select more than one events. However, only one sparring division is allowed for each athlete.

Tournament Schedule

Saturday September 10, 2022

  • 8:30am – 9:00am Check-in
  • 9:00am Officials meeting
  • 9:15am Open Ceremony National Anthem
  • 9:30am – 11:30am Black Belts & Colored Belt Forms, Breaking
  • 11:30am – Black Belts Sparring
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm All Colored Belts Sparring

*The exact time will depend on actual participation and subject to change.

Ranks (Belts) Guide

  • NOVICE (white, yellow, orange)
  • INTERMEDIATE (green, purple, blue)
  • ADVANCED (red, brown)
  • BLACK (Dan)


Awards will be rewarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place.


AAU membership is mandatory. If you are not on the AAU membership roster or do not have your membership card for the 2022/2023 year, you will be required to join AAU again. Please go to AAU’s website to obtain the membership for 2023.

Coaches / Instructors Information

    • Coach Fee is $10 / person.
    • In order to coach at the AAU Taekwondo Championships, you must take the online Coach’s course.
    • Coach’s attire will be enforced at this tournament. NO EXCEPTIONS. Warm-up pants and official blue AAU shirt.
    • Coach’s shirt can be purchased at the tournament. $25.00.
official aau taekwondo coach t-shirt

Check Lists


Registration form and fee turned in by deadline, August 27, 2022
2022/2023 AAU membership card. (Complete with Registration)


2022/2023 AAU Membership Card
Mandatory 2022 Officials Clinic
Official AAU attire at tournament (White shirts & black pants)

Coaches and Instructors

2022/2023 AAU membership card
AAU online Coach Training
Mandatory coach uniform (Dobok pants or warm up pants and official AAU blue coach shirt. Coach’s shirt can be purchased at competition)

Past AAU Tournament Photos

AAU Taekwondo National Championship, 2022 July, Las Vegas

NC Taekwondo Tournament Photos 2020-2022