Guam – Guam Kyokushinkai will host the 2nd Annual Carlos Palacios Memorial Tournament Saturday, October 1st, 2011 at the Dededo Sports Complex.
The Kyokushin Karate tournament is held in honor the late Carlos “Cal” Palacios. Senpai Cal was a long time Kyokushin Karate instructor from the village of Yigo who passed away 2 years ago after bravely fighting cancer.
Over 30 fighters are expected to participate in various age and gender categories. This event will feature full contact, karate knockdown rules set forth by the International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan. There will also be breaking, weapons and kata (forms) demonstrations.
Tickets are $10 in advance and are available at the Hagatna Martial Arts Center and from members of Guam Kyokushinkai and $15 at the door. The tournament starts at 10 a.m.
Information from a press release.