2015 NCTA Championships

40th National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships
2nd NCTA High School Championships

April 4-5, 2015
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

The NCTA is proud to announce the 40th NCTA Championships on April 4-5, 2015, to be held at the University of Delaware! Check back soon for schedule and registration information.

The National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships will also serve as team trials for the 2015 US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team (poomsae and sparring) that will compete at the Summer World University Games in Gwangju, Korea from July 3-14, 2015, a G-2 sparring event.

The NCTA will also host the 2nd Annual High School Championships, to include black belt sparring (YOG weight classes) and Individual Sport Poomsae.

NCTA President: Dr. Russell Ahn
Tournament Director: Master Rex Hatfield


Results are available here.

Tournament Information Packet

The 2015 NCTA Championships Tournament Packet includes information about the venue, hotel, airport shuttle, schedule, rules of sparring and poomsae competition, eligibility, and required documentation for athletes. Please read it carefully so that you can be aware of all rules and requirements.

Click here to download the 2015 NCTA Championships Tournament Packet.

Online Registration

Registration for the NCTA Championships is available at USA Taekwondo through the Hangastar registration system.

Selection Procedures

2015 SWUG Selection Procedures

Designated Poomsae for All Ranks and Divisions

2015 NCTA Designated Poomsae

Eligibility and Other Forms

Please mail the following forms to:
2015 NCTA Championships
PO Box 433
Plainsboro, NJ 08536-0433

  • Student Status Certification (Collegiate)
  • Student Status Certification (High School)
  • Proof of Citizenship (black belt competitors only): Copy of one of the following documents: US passport (unexpired), US birth certificate or US naturalization papers
  • SWUG Eligibility Form - the student eligibility form for the Summer World University Games must be completed by all 2015 US National Collegiate Taekwondo Team Members. This form will be made available immediately following the team trials on April 3 and 4.

Schedule (tentative)

Please note that times within the daily schedule may change
Friday, April 3

4:00-8:00pm Credential pick up ; weigh-ins only for color belts and high school sparring competitors
7:00-8:00pm Annual NCTA meeting including election
7:00-9:30pm Referee meeting (location tbd)

Saturday, April 4

9:00-11:00am Credential pick up ; Collegiate black belt weigh-ins
9:00am Color belt poomsae (all ranks)
10:00am Team poomsae (Championship division)
10:30am Team poomsae (Team trials division)
Male White/Yellow Sparring, all weights
11:00am Individual black belt poomsae (male & female) preliminary round
12:00pm Lunch break
1:00pm Individual black belt poomsae (male & female) semifinals and finals
Female White/Yellow Sparring, all weights
2:00pm Male Green/Blue Sparring, all weights
2:00-6:00pm Credential pick up ; Collegiate black belt weigh-ins
2:30pm Pairs poomsae (Championship division)
High School Individual poomsae divisions
3:30pm Female Green/Blue Sparring, all weights
4:00pm Pairs poomsae (Team trials division)
High school sparring divisions, all weights
4:30pm Female Red Sparring, all weights
5:30pm Male Red Sparring, all weights

Sunday, April 5

9:00am Collegiate Black belt sparring matches 1-20
9:30am Collegiate Black belt sparring continues through finals
TBA Collegiate Black belt team sparring (immediately to follow the individual divisions)
TBA Awards ceremony

Directions to the Carpenter Sports Building (Little Bob)

Driving Directions to Carpenter Sports Building

Event Hotels

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington-Newark
$109/night event rate for Queen/Queen
Book by 3/16/2015
Free Hot Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Fitness Center and Indoor Pool
1201 Christiana Road
Newark, Delaware, 19713
5.0 miles from venue
Click here to book hotel at event rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Christiana
$89/night event rate for a Queen/Queen
$99/night event rate for a Queen/Queen Studio with Sofa Bed
Book by 3/13/2015
Free Hot Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Fitness Center and Indoor Pool
1008 Old Churchmans Road
Newark DE 19713
5.0 miles from venue
Call 302-607-6403 and mention "National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships" for rate.
Or book your special event rate room(s) at: http://bit.ly/HamptonTaekwondo

Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark-University
$65/night event rate for a Queen/Queen
Book by 3/20/2015
Free Continental Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Fitness Center and Outdoor Pool
1119 S College Ave
Newark, DE 19713
2.5 miles from venue
Call 302-368-8521 and mention "2015 NCTA Taekwondo Championships" for rate.