Goodwill Cup - 2009

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The Shotokan Karate Club at the University of Washington is pleased to announce that the 2009 Goodwill Cup Tournament will be held Saturday, April 4th in Seattle. This longstanding SKA/CSK event is open to all Ohshima Shotokan karateka.

Schedule

Event Day Time Location
Registration
  
Sat,
April 4
11:00 am -
11:30 am
Meadowbrook Community Center
10517 35th Ave. NE, 98125 (map)
(206) 684-7522
Practice
  
11:30 am -
1:00 pm
Tournament
  - GoodWill Cup teams
  - White belt ring
  - Brown belt ring
  - Black belt ring
  - Women's ring
1:00 pm -
5:00 pm
Dinner 5:30 pm -
7:30 pm
Chiang's Gourmet (directions)

We encourage you to stay with one of our dojo members overnight and join us for practice on Sunday (see Lodging below).
Sunday Practice Sun,
April 5
10:00 am -
12:00 pm
Dance Fremont
4015 Stone Way North, Seattle WA 98103 (map)

We invite everyone to join us on Sunday for practice.
We also invite you to join us for lunch afterwards at a nearby restaurant.

Logistics

Cost
$20 US or $20 CAN ($10 US for dinner)

Registration
Registration will begin at 11:00am on the day of the tournament. DOJO LEADERS: For organizational ease, please send us a rough head count of the expected number of participants from your dojo.

Forms
ATTENTION! Signature of a parent or guardian IS REQUIRED for entry for all participants 18 years of age or younger. We will accept duly signed forms both by mail in and on the day of the tournament.
Entry and liability agreement form: pdf | doc

Please mail the above entry form and waiver and liability agreement form by March 24, 2009 to the following address:

Shotokan Karate Club at the UW
c/o W. Ciesielski
P.O.Box 85428
Seattle, WA 98145

Lunch on Saturday
Please note that we will only have some fruit and very light snacks/drink at the tournament. If you would like to have an early lunch, food can be found here . A light lunch is advised!

Showers, etc.
There will be shower facilities available at the Meadowbrook Community Center adjacent to the tournament facility.

Lodging
As always, you are encouraged to stay with one of our dojo members on Friday and Saturday nights if you like. If you do, please contact us and bring a sleeping bag and other personal items.

For those who would like to stay at a hotel, here is a partial list of local area hotels:

Silver Cloud

1-800-205-6940 or (206) 526-5200
5036 25th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Travlodge

(206) 525-4612
4725 25th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Waertown

1-866-944-4242 or (206) 826-4242
4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

University Inn

1-800-733-3855 or (206) 632-5055
4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

College Inn Guest House

(206) 633-4441
4000 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Directions

Meadowbrook Community Center
10517 35th Ave. NE, 98125
(206) 684-7522

The Meadowbrook Community Center is located north of the University of Washington just off of Lake City Way. The cross streets are NE 105th St and 35th Ave NE. There is a parking lot as well as street parking in the neighboring bloks.

Route form NORTH of Seattle on I-5

  1. Take exit 175 for NE 145th St/State Hwy 523 toward 5th Ave NE
  2. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for WA-523 E
  3. Turn left at NE 145th St/WA-523
  4. Turn right at 15th Ave NE
  5. Turn left at NE 125th St
  6. Turn right at 35th Ave NE
  7. Destination will be on the right

Route form SOUTH of Seattle on I-5

  1. Take exit 171 for State Hwy 522 toward Lake City Wy./Bothell
  2. Slight right at Lake City Way NE/WA-522
  3. Slight right at Fischer Pl NE
  4. Fischer Pl NE turns slightly right and becomes NE 105th St
  5. Turn lef at 35th Ave NE
  6. Destination will be on the left

Contact Us

Last-minute driving directions "hotline"
Ian Gan: 206-388-3209
General information
Vaibhav Vaidya: 425-765-2478