7th, Annual2006 IKF WORLD CLASSICAmateur Kickboxing Tournament”The Largest Amateur Kickboxing Tournament in North America for 6 Straight Years!”July 28th, 29th & 30th, 2006U.S. Cellular Center Arena & Crowne Plaza Five Seasons HotelCedar Rapids Iowa, USA MEN & WOMEN’S DIVISIONS AGES 18 – 45JUNIOR DIVISION AGES 8-17 Over 200 “REAL” Kickboxers Fighting InTHREE RULE STYLESFULL CONTACT – INTERNATIONAL – MUAY THAI The US Cellular Center is a beautiful 28,000 square foot “Stadium Seating Arena” which has held the title of the FINEST Venue we have ever had over all the years of the tournament. There is a total of 16,200 square feet on the actual arena floor, and add in the Stadium Seating area and there is plenty of seating for spectators. It is one of the most impressive entertainment venues in the Midwest. It also has 4 locker rooms for the participants and plenty of warm-up area surrounding the outside of the arena bowl. As far as sporting events, in the past it has hosted the UFC, Taekwondo Nationals and many Wrestling Championships and even WWF wrestling (Now WWE), not to mention many stars like the Harlem Globetrotters as well as concerts including KISS, Prince, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Amy Grant, Diana Ross, Pantera, Motley Crue, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Styx, AC/DC, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Diamond Rio, Chicago, Bon Jovi, Blue Collar Comedy, Chicago, Beach Boys and Bob Dylan. The 275 room Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel is also Fantastic! The 16-story hotel is situated in the heart of downtown Cedar Rapids is conveniently located just 10 minutes (eight miles) from Cedar Rapids Airport (Eastern Iowa Airport). The Hotel will provide Free Shuttle service for all tournament Attendees (Fighters, trainers, officials and of course, fight families and fans!) It is connected by hallway to the US Cellular Center and connected by 12-block skywalk system to numerous shopping and dining options and 2 theatres, the Theatre Cedar Rapids and the IMAX Theatre. All 275 rooms in the 16-story hotel feature cable TV and in-room movies, coffee maker, hair dryer, ironing board/iron and there are of course, non-smoking rooms available. There is also a business center, fitness center, indoor pool, and sauna. Top of the Five rooftop restaurant and Front Street Lounge, serving lighter fare, are both open 7 days a week. The room rate for a weekend at the Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel is usually $140.00 per night, however our special IKF Kickboxing rate will only be $99.00 per night. WHO CAN ATTEND THIS YEAR?ANY AMATEUR Fighter who wishes to attend the event from ANYWHERE around the World will be welcome to come “Walk The Walk” with the rest of us!
Yes, we will be very strict on making sure these fighters have NEVER fought as a Professional fighter. There may even be some fighters who will be disqualified once at the finals if we discover they fought as a professional fighter once there and they have lied on their applications. Still, the offer has been made.
With that being said, we challenge every True “AMATEUR” Kickboxer from around the World to get prepared for the Greatest Amateur Kickboxing Championship Tournament YET!
Fighters… It’s time for us all to stop “Talking The Talk!” If you think you are the BEST Amateur Kickboxer in the World, It’s time for you to come join us, and prove so to the WORLD as we all “WALK The WALK” at this coming years 2006 IKF World Classic Amateur Kickboxing Championship Tournament! We look forward to seeing you all there…
_____________________________For *Regional Tournament info go to:http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/WCRegionals.htm(*) If you are located in a region somewhere around the world that does not have a scheduled regional, and you want to host one, please respond to this e-mail your desires to do so. Once we receive your request, we will contact you to discuss such possibilities.THIS INCLUDES ALL REGIONS OF THE WORLD, EVEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EUROPE.
For the FINALS Info go to:http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/WCFINALS.htm How to Join, Go To:http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/WCJoin.htm For Sponsorship Info go to:http://www.ikfkickboxing.com/WCAdsSponsorship.htm EVENT REGISTRATION DEADLINES – JULY 30thhttp://www.ikfkickboxing.com/WCDeadlines.htm SincerelyIKF Kickboxing(916) 663-2467 Fax: (916) 663-4510IKF Web Address: http://www.IKFKickboxing.com