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South American Games

March 15 - 18, 2014

Santiago, Chile

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2014 Veracruz Qualification Tournament

April 2 - 3, 2014

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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1st Santo Domingo Open International Taekwondo Championships

April 4 - 6, 2014

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Rio Open

April 4 - 6, 2014

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Bolivia Open

June 13 - 15, 2014

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

 

Mexico Open

July 13 - 15, 2014

Puebla, Mexico

 

Pan Am Olympic Festival

July 11 - 21, 2014

Mexico City, Mexico

 

Open of Las Americas

August 8 - 10, 2014

Sogamoso, Columbia

 

Argentina Open

August 22 - 24, 2014

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Costa Rica Open

August 29 - 31, 2014

San Jose, Costa Rica

 

Pan Am Open

October 16 - 19, 2014

Puebla, Mexico

 

Pan Am Sr Championship

November 7 - 10, 2014

Vancouver, Canada

 

2014 Veracruz Central & Caribbean Games

November 15 - 18, 2014

Veracruz, Mexico

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New Year's Message from PATU President

 

January 2, 2014

Dear PATU Family and Friends,

Greetings. On behalf of the Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) and the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), I would like to send my very best wishes for continued success and prosperity to you and your Federation in the New Year!

2014 is known as the year of Blue Horse that comes every 60 years. Historically in Korea, the Blue Horse represents Strength, Perseverance, and Success - the great aspects of Taekwondo Spirit. I am confident that the strong spirit of the Blue Horse will present our PATU Family and Friends with an unprecedented success in 2014.  

PATU has been positively progressing in all areas of Taekwondo development in the past few years; especially, in the development of Poomsae competition where we have successfully trained many World Champions. As part of our ongoing development, PATU has authorized ten (10) additional WTF G ranked, international open events in 2014. These events will provide greater opportunity for our athletes to attain valuable WTF Athlete Ranking Points for their early preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Aside from these international open events, PATU has scheduled two (2) Multi Sports Games and Pan Am Olympic Festival, which will be organized by PASO/ODEPA and the Pan Am Senior Poomsae, Gyoroogi and Para-TKD Championships, to be held in Vancouver, Canada in November 2014. 

PATU will open this yearís competition season in February with the North American Tour scheduled two weeks apart, starting with the Canada Open and then the U.S. Open. The close proximity of the dates will maximize your teamís results as well as, reduce your travel expenses.  

Later in the year, the South American Tour will be organized with the Open of Las Americas, in Colombia, the Argentina Open and the Costa Rica Open. It is advised that you begin strategically planning for these events to maximize your teamís WTF Ranking Points.

In July, PATU and PASO/ODEPA will jointly organize the Pan Am Olympic Festival in Mexico City for 108 best ranking athletes in the Pan Am Region to train and compete for nine days in an Olympic competition setting. All expenses for the participating Athletes and Coaches have been arranged to be paid by PASO/ODEPA. This is another excellent example of PATUís ongoing efforts to develop a great working relationship with PASO/ODEPA for our Taekwondo.

Looking even farther ahead, PATU is in final stages of completing the Technical Manual with the OC of Toronto for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada, as well as organizing the official qualification tournament to be held in Mexico, in late 2014 or early 2015. Our approved athlete quota remains as 109, and these athletes will be selected through the qualification tournament.

Together with WTF competition schedule, and PATU scheduled events, 2014 will undoubtedly be a very busy year for all PATU family. Please remember that PATU EXCO and Council will always available to assist and support you to generate the best possible results in the New Year.

As we launch another busy, and anticipate another successful year, I have enclosed a revised PATU event schedule for you to planning convenience. All detailed information for each event will be posted on the PATU website, prior to each event. Please review the schedule and inform PATU with your questions or recommendations.

Again, thank you for your continued support of PATU leadership and I look forward to working with you towards a victorious 2014.

 

Sincerely,

 

Master Ji Ho Choi

President
Pan American Taekwondo Union
Executive Concil Member, WTF
Executive Board Member, ACODEPA


 

 

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