Prepare for an exciting KICKING day! The 14th Annual Karate Madness Open Championship (presented by Little Union Academy of Martial Arts) will be held at Kinston High School Gymnasium on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Kinston, NC from 9:30AM to 2:00 PM. This is an electrifying martial arts tournament with dynamic displays of martial arts skills from both children and adults. Martial Artist from all styles gathers to compete against some of the best competitors from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and more! The purpose of this event is to: • Provide Martial Artist, both children and adult with a quality, professional tournament, and create a fun day with lasting memories. • Develop a positive event with activities that members of the community and surrounding areas can enjoy, particularly the youth. • Support cancer research for children. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Karate Madness staff invites you to come and enjoy this great championship because it is an event for the entire family. Along with the fierce competition, there will be other activities for children to enjoy! While in Kinston, make it an even better experience by making it a family day or weekend! Visit our hospitality table and pick up brochures and literature about attractions, events, and dining options so that after the tournament, your family can enjoy the many things Kinston, NC has to offer. To plan your family weekend ahead of time, go to www.visitkinston.com. The entrance fee for spectators is just $8.00 (children 4 & under free) to enjoy a fun filled day if you purchase a entry by March 10, 2017. Entry fee for spectators at the door is $10.00 (children 4 & under free) For more information, or to enter as a competitor, or to sign your family up as spectators please contact Little Union Academy of Martial Arts at 252-523-5862 or LittleUnionKarate@gmail.com.