11-10th&11th-2017 20th Annual Big Sky Martial Arts Championships & Black Belt Exam

The Black Belt exam will be held on Friday, November 10th at Big Sky Martial Arts; the tournament will be held Saturday, November 11th at Glacier High School use the North entrance.

Please review all the information…2017 Big Sky Martial Arts Tournament Packet

10-28-17 Referee Certification Clinic

 DATE: Saturday, October 28th, 2017

LOCATION: Big Sky Martial Arts, 301 Main St Kalispell, MT.

APPLICATIONS: Please mail or bring all applications to:  Big Sky Martial Arts, 301 Main St Kalispell, MT 59901

TIME: 9:00am – 1:30pm

CLINIC PROVIDER: Grand Master Noyes

CLINIC CONTACT: Grand Master Noyes info@bigskymartialarts.com

ENTRY DEADLINE: October 28th, 2017

FEE:   $20 for MTA membership (must have for certification)

Free to audit the clinic (no certification)

Please Register online https://www.montanataekwondo.org/

Must Bring Proof of Membership

Requirements: 14 years and up, no martial art rank is required

Bring: Note Pad and pen and down load the MTA Referee hand book from the MTA Web sight at www.montanataekwondo.org


This event is sanctioned by the Montana Taekwondo Association. Must have a current  MTA membership. Memberships may be purchased on-line at www.montanataekwondo.org.

9-30-2017 MTA Referee Certification

MTA Referee Certification seminar September 30th 5 pm at Championship Training in Missoula MT. 3821 Stephens. The seminar will begin at 5 pm.

9-23-2017 2nd Annual Montana Taekwondo Association (MTA) Hanmandang Festival

You are invited!

Please join us on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Great Falls High School in Great Falls for a day of martial arts competition and FUN!

(This is a different venue than recent Great Falls’ tournaments. Great Falls HS address: 1900 2nd Ave South.)

Please Learn More! and then Register!

Schedule of Events

9:15 AM              Referee/Judges/Volunteers Meeting

9:45 AM               National Anthem, Presenting of Honor Guard Colors, Opening Ceremonies

10:00 AM           Competition begins with Individual Events first and Team Events afterwards

3 PM                    Tear Down and Clean-up

  • BOARDS will be provided for all competitors by the MTA Hanmadang Committee
  • For ages 5-10 years old: lighter and modified boards will be provided for breaking events
  • PLEASE LISTEN for your event to be called and report to holding ASAP! Competitors will be given a list of their events at check-in so they can refer to it throughout the day.
  • DIVISIONS will be broken down by belt color where applicable.
  • TEAM TRADITIONAL FORMS can have any mix of belt levels but can only perform a form appropriate for the lowest belt ranking member on the team. (Example: If your team has yellow, green and blue belts, you can only perform Taegeuk 1 or 2.)
  • ALL CREATIVE FORMS allow for any acrobatic moves that may enhance the form if the competitor so chooses. MUSIC is highly encouraged!
  • MUSIC must be provided by the competitor with a device that has a jack that plugs into speakers at the ring (iPad, cell phone, iPod, etc). If you are choosing to use Bluetooth, you must provide your own speaker with your device.
    • 5-6 YEARS PEEWEE
    • 7-8 YEARS CHILD
    • 9-10 YRS KID
    • 11-13 YRS JUNIOR
    • 14-16 YRS TEENAGER
    • 17-34 YRS ADULT
    • 34+ YRS SENIOR

July 14th-15th Sparring Clinic and Big Sky State Games

The Big Sky State Games Taekwondo and Judo competition is set for Saturday, July 15th and is an MTA sanctioned competition.  Master Corbin will also be conducting a sparring clinic on Friday afternoon, July 14th from 2PM to 4 PM at the MAAB dojo, 528 Lake Elmo Dr. in Billings.  Clinic fees will be given to Adrianne Neibaur to help defray at least a small amount of her medical expenses.  $25 is the basic fee, but more can be donated if a participant wishes.  Master Cady will be Chief Taekwondo referee.

Online Entry Deadline: Jul 13, 2017

State Games Seminar 2017 Registration

Special Information

Pre-Competition Meeting

More specific rules will be discussed. Please see the tournament schedule below. A full set of competition rules can be found on the Rules & Regulations page.


Admission for spectators will be charged $5/adult and $2/student. For individuals who sign up after July 11, Opening Ceremonies ticket will be at the Information/Will Call booth at Daylis Stadium the night of Opening Ceremonies.

Divisions for Taekwondo

All divisions will be determined the day of the event based on age, size and belt rank. 10-year-old and under divisions may be mixed boys and girls.


Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in each competition division.

TaeKwondo/Judo Clinics

Kali Stick Fighting & Defense Clinic

TaeKwonDo Sparring Clinic

The emphasis of this clinic will be to enhance your competitive strategy, technical prowess, stances, movements for your attack and defense. This clinic will also specifically cover the benefits and difficulties when competing both as a taller fighter and a shorter fighter.
Clinic Date – Friday, July 14, 2017, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Clinic Location – Martial Arts Academy of Billings, 528 Lake Elmo Drive, Billings, MT, 59105
Clinic Fee – $25
Clinician Information – Master James Corbin is based out of Missoula and owns Championship Taekwondo. He has many years of competition experience including training with Pan Am and World Champions. He has garnered medals in both, Poomse and Sparring at major tournaments including: 4X Winter National Champion, National Poomse Champion 2004, Silver Medalist-2006 International Open TKD Tournament, Multiple Montana State sparring Championships and was a Silver Medalist at the 2013 AAU National Championships.
Download Registration Form

TaeKwonDo Tournament Schedule

Commissioner reserves the right to have co-ed competitions for 10 and under age groups.

Time Event
8:00 a.m. Competitor Check-In Begins
9:00 a.m. TaeKwonDo Brown/Black Competitors Check-In at Staging
9:15 a.m. TaeKwonDo Brown/Black Meeting
9:30 a.m. TaeKwonDo White/Yellow/Orange Belt Report to Staging. Forms & Sparring will be completed in each division.
9:45 a.m. (Approximate) Opening Ceremonies
10:00 a.m. TaeKwonDo Competion Begins
Immediately After Forms & Free Sparring Board Breaking
*Maximum 4 breaks/8 boards. Competitor is responsible for bringing his/her own boards.

51st Karlo Fujiwara Memorial Taekwondo-Judo Tournament

When: April 22, 2017, check in begins at 8 a.m., Competition begins at 9:30 a.m., Banquet doors open at 6 p.m.

Where: MSU-Billings Alterowitz Gym and the banquet will be at the Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Lane, on Billings West End.


Welcome Letter for the Karlo Fuiwara Memorial

Karlo Fujiwara Memorial 2017 Rules

Fujiwara TKD-Judo 2017 General Registration

Karlo Fujiwara Banquet 2017

Referee Certification

Big Sky Taekwondo  is having a referee seminar at Big Sky Taekwondo on Saturday, April 1 at 11AM – 3PM  Location: 920 13th Ave South in Great Falls.

Referee Seminar

When: Saturday March 18th, 11:30 AM until 3:30 PM

Where: Martial Arts Academy of Billings….528 Lake Elmo Drive, Billings, Montana 59105

How Much: $20 MTA Membership is required…Seminar is Free.

Contact: Master Brice Cady at 406-861-7862