Montana Open - MTC Family Event!!
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October 2014 NEWSLETTER
Newletter Content
Group Effort for Montana Open
Montana Open Weekend schedule
Registration Help
Payment Options & Agreements-Verify
Used Gear Blowout Sale

Our Montana Open—a Group Effort

We are excited to provide the opportunity for our MTC  community to put on the area’s greatest Taekwondo event, but we can only make it the greatest by pooling all of our gifts together. The Montana Open–Taekwondo Championships is an event that evolved from The Missoula Taekwondo Championships, an event with a 10 year history. We consciously changed the nature of the event to bring the wider world of Taekwondo into our home city to not only share our Taekwondo community with our nation’s counterparts but to bring the benefits of larger scale competition to our hometown.
There are so many ways to be involved.
·  Swag Bags given to each competitor are filled with goodies and coupons from local merchants to encourage participants to explore our great city. We will need goodies to fill the bags including: water, protein/granola bars, hand sanitizers, lanyard, coffee and restaurant coupons, clip board, stickers for water bottles, bracelets, merchant coupons and other creative items to engage participants with all that is Missoula. Contact Kendra Dunn if you have an item to donate. 300 of each item are needed.
·  Pre tournament volunteering is needed to assist in swag bag filling, arena set up, and food planning for referee/volunteer lunches and refreshments.
·  Tournament volunteering is needed in all areas including: security and guest relations, registration/check in, gear sales, staging and  bracketing, data entry, other general tasks, and arena take down. Training will be provided for all roles. A red MTC Event Team Tshirt will be provided to each volunteer. To receive the right size please register as a volunteer through by 10/10. We are excited to pull this event together with your help. Thank you!~!

Block off the weekend for TKD Fun–

Montana Open events will span form October 24-26th.
  • Sport Poomsae competition for our NET members will be held Friday the 24th at MTC beginning at 5PM.
  • Regular Poomsae for all tournament participants, regular Sparring for White through Blue belts, and Daedo Sparring for Green through Black Belts, and Freestyle Poomsae for Green Belts and up who have prepared a special form will all take place on Saturday the 25th.
  • Then on Sunday the 26th. National Champion, TJ Curry will once again be here to give Round 2 of his Fight Like a Champ Sparring Seminar. [Registration for TJ Curry Seminar] section 3

Registration Help for the Montana Open

We would like to thank all who have utilized to register for the FUN tournament and the Montana Open so far Livetkd is gearing up to be the online registration source for all things Taekwondo in the US. They are creating a drastically improved version of online registration and bracketing to streamline tournament flow and registration ease. The developers are working very hard to provide the best product and we are one of their first start to finish clients with the Montana Open. There have been a few hurdles along the registration road, but Bob and Annemarie Boyer, the developers, are very available to help all of our participants through the process.
We will be setting up a registration table at MTC October 8-16th. Come in during class time and use our computers to register for The Open. During these times please feel free to call Annemarie at anytime for help at 858-755-2111.
Each family will have one registration Dashboard, so the head of the family will start the registration then add each member under them. For students who have already created their LiveTKD profile for the FUN Tournament registrati
on for The Open is just a few clicks away Also, as our gift to Missoula Taekwondo Center Students you will continue to receive the early registration discount by entering promo code 2014MTC.
We ask that all volunteers register on livetkd by October 10th, so that we can be sure to get every helper a MTC Event Team shirt in the appropriate size.

Please Check that your Payment Options and TKD Agreements are up to Date

As of September 15th OnMat, our dojang management company, has switched their payment processing company. This should be a benefit to us all in the long run. Currently though we need most every one of our families to reenter their preferred payment option in OnMat.
This can be done via OnMat Now, your parent portal on your iDevice or home computer, or at the dojang with Mrs. Amanda or Ms. Kim.
Even those students who have been paying through automatic methods that have not changed in nearly a
decade will need to reenter their information.
We greatly appreciate your attention to this detail.   If you are having any trouble accessing your OnMat Now please contact us and we can reset and or resend your password so you can easily manage payment, testing and scheduling matters.

Thanks again for being an active part of the Missoula Taekwondo Center family. You are why we do what we do.

Used Gear to be Sold at MTC to Benefit Booster Club-2 days Only-October 6th and 7th.

We have oodles of lightly and a little less lightly used gear and Doboks at MTC. We will be clearing it all out on October 6th and 7th.

Please stop by to pick up a Dobok to use as a spare, some pads to use for sparring in classes or some gear to use at home.

Items will be sold for a fraction of what they sell for new. Come in Early to have first pick!

Important Dates

October 6th & 7th
Used Gear Sale

October 8th-16th
Registration Help at MTC for the Montana Open

October 24th
Sport Poomsae Competition for the Montana Open

October 25th
Montana Open

October 26th
TJ Curry's Fight Like a Champ Round 2 at MTC

November 8th
Kalispell Tournament

November 21st
Colored Belt Test

November 26-28
Thanksgiving Break

December 12-14th
Pan Am Open in Portland, OR

December 20th
Annual Paddleball Tournament and MTC Holiday Pot Luck

December 22-Jan 2
Christmas Break

December 31st
MTC Demo at Southgate Mall for First Night Missoula
JKI venue
Halloween 2008 - Click to see album
Missoula Taekwondo
Center Commercial
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