Black Dragon Golden Anniversary Gathering 2016 (General)

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Black Dragon Fighting Society Golden Anniversary Conference Tournament and Seminars October 14-16 2016 Lexington, Kentucky USA

Friday October 14th: 4:00-5:30 P.M. Patriarchs/Grand masters annual meeting 5:45-7:15 P.M. All members meeting 7:45-9:45 P.M. Military Honors Awards presented by Doug Day 10:00-12:00 P.M. Meet and Greet (wine and cheese) Piano music by Reza *Special Tea and Sake' served

Saturday October 15 8:00 -10:00 A.M Tournament Competitor Registration 10:00-10:30 A.M Black Belt meeting and Referee ring assignments 10:45 Official Bow in 10:46 Presentation of Colors and National Anthem 10:55 Demonstration of Rules 11:00 A.M. Tournament begins 4:00 P.M. Expected time to complete all competition 7:00 P.M. Doors open for Saturday night special event 8:00 P.M. Spar Wars Spotlight Point Fights (10-15 matches) 10:30 P.M.-1:30 A.M. Music entertainment (band to be named)

Sunday October 16 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M. Seminars conducted by some of the Worlds renowned Grand Masters teaching secretes of the arts not taught to the general martial arts population. Due to the content of some of these seminars, the seminar instructor or event coordinator has the right to refuse admittance to certain programs however, this is NOT the rule of thumb for all seminars. Secrets in the wrong hand are deadly and the BDFS will not be held responsible for anyone using these techniques inappropriately

Military Honors information: If you or some one you know would like to be recognized for your military service by a beautiful program conducted by Doug Day (Dr. Lawrence Day’s Brother), at the BDFS Golden Anniversary Conference, the following information needs to be submitted as soon as possible. Each Veteran will receive a Certificate from the Governor (Matt Bevin), Commissioning them an Official Kentucky Colonel. The Vet will also receive certificates from the House of Representatives, the Senate and other Congressional Officials. This is truly a means of saying “Thank you” to our veterans for their service to our country that they perhaps they did not receive from our government previously. All we need to have is: Name, address, Phone number, branch of service and rank. That is all you need. Not complicated. If not for yourself, do it for a loved one, family member, or friend. These awards are given for current Active Duty, Veteran of any service time and for Deceased veterans (this one is primarily for family members to have a beautiful keep sake).

Send this information to: iotfgrandmaster@gmailcom (Grandmaster Len Kirschbaum)

Black Dragon Tournament Team Being Formed Now! For those who would like to represent our martial arts Brotherhood, Grandmaster Kirschbaum is also the Director for the World Traditional Karate Association USA-Taekwon-Do Team and can recommend others for tournament competition is Italy this year. If you would like to participate in this competition or many others upcoming this year, or serve as a coach or referee as part of the official Black Dragon Team, please contact him to receive details of these events.

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