18th Annual Orlando ICMAC - July 8-10, 2016
If you regret missing this year's event, plan now for the
18th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Championship.
Mark the dates on your calendar
July 8-10, 2016
Orlando, Florida USA
Coming in 2016! We will be launching the ICMAC Warrior Line. We will be bringing you specially produced high quality weapons for training and competition, cotton and silk uniforms, martial arts shoes, and other specialty martial arts products! You will be proud to wear and train with the ICMAC Warrior Line.
17th Annual Orlando ICMAC 2015 - Tournament Report!
Dear ICMAC Judges, Masters, Special Guest, Competitors, and Friends,
The 17th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Championship held on July 10-12, 2015 at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida was a resounding success!
I am humbled by the growing support we have received for this tournament and I am delighted to see so many new schools participate. Dignitaries, Judges and Competitors traveled from all over the continental United States and from Puerto Rico, Germany, Poland, China, Panama, Bermuda, Mexico, Uzbekistan, Ireland, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Jamaica, Brazil, Canada, and the Bahamas.
We want to recognize all of dignitaries, judges and Sifus who participated in the event or who sent students to the competition. They are listed here in alphabetical order: Brian Ahern, Rafig Aliyev, Leroy Alsup, Rick Armstrong, Matthew Auld, Rick Barrett, Kent Bazard, Vitek Bielak, Marc Black, Jason Boxerman, Kevin Brazier, Rick Brenton, Tony Brown, Tommy Carpenter, Le Ha Chan, Pui Chan, Jin Chen, Kong Cheng, David Chin, Steve Contes, Richard Curtis, Art D’Agostino, Hussein Damerji, Don Dean, Inocente Popoca Delgado, James DePhillips, Dennis Dereje, Julie Drapkin, Martin Dvorok, Sean Elders, Roy Elshad, Russel Feldman, Joe Formiga, German Garcia, Francisco Gonzales Gonzales, Jack Guo, Stan Hall, Frank Hatsis, Chris Heintzman, Ray Hildreth, Miriam Holland, Hu Xiaoqian, Tom Huang, John Jameson, Jose Johnson, Stanley Jue, Joe Keit, Alexander King, Alex Kwok, Torsten Landau, Lily Lau,
Kam Lee, Luo Li, Li Siu Hung, Yao Li, Liu Xiaoling, Harry Lo, Charles Macabasco, Suleyman Mammadli, Jimmy Manfredy, Eduardo Marin, Sean Marshall, Jason Martin, Nikolay Matulevskiy, Ralph Matute, Justin Meehan, Gilly Miller, Shi Yan Ming, Jina Mullett, Olaguibet Negron, Randy Newell, Justin Och, Paul O’Shea, Daniel Ostrow, Steve Ottaviano, Herb Parran, Chris Philippe, Yvette Phillips, Lauren Porter, Mike Quinlan, Denny Rader, Mauricio Rampone, Eric Randolph, Aliaksandr Repeka, Christine Rice, Kevin Ritter, George Roberts, Benjamin Roman, Mario Salazar, Dino Salvatera, Dan Schmidt, Tess Schwartz, Mike Serritella, Shi De Shan, Leung Shum, Jeff Sindy, Gurjot Singh, Dave Sklar, David Slaughter, Zephin Smith, Carlos Suarez, Sun Deyao, Darin Sun, Steven Tarrago, Joel Timmons, Thomas Torres, Tu Truong, Fakhriddin Usmanov, John Vanegas, Bob Waers, John Wai, Wang Bingwen, Garon Wilkinson, Glenn Wilson, Rich Galicia-Wilson, Sam Winters, Chienli Wu, Ernie Wu, Jeanie Wu, Wen-Ching Wu, Osei Xavier, Yang Fukui, Vital Yarashevich, Zhao Changjun, Yajun Zhuang
Competition was fierce in all divisions but the spirit of sportsmanship was evident throughout the event. We
are already planning for the 18th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Championship so that we can bring you another topnotch tournament. Mark your calendar for the weekend of July 8-10, 2016.
More photos and videos will be posted soon!
With heartfelt gratitude,
"Friendship Through Martial Arts"
16th Annual Orlando ICMAC - 2014 Tournament Report
Dear Masters, Sifus, Coaches, Competitors and Spectators,
The 16th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Championship, which was held at the Gaylord Palms Resort, over the weekend of July 11-13, 2014, in Orlando, Florida USA, was a resounding success! Not since 2007 have we had such a tremendous turnout.
Competitors came from many different countries and as far away as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Brazil to take part in the championship.
We want to recognize all the Master, Sifus, Coaches and Officials who participated, supported and helped make this tournament a special event, they are listed here alphabetically: Brian Ahern, Mohammad Alhalahleh, Rafiq Aliyev, Kent Bazard, Fernando Bernald, Rick Brenton, Clarence Burris, Andy Calvo, James Carinio, Priscilla Cavalie, Le Ha Chan, Mimi Chan, Pui Chan, Jin Chen, Max Chen, Kong Cheng, Calvin Chin, David Chin, Enrico Chin, Erick Cintron, Richard Clear, Steve Contes, Bruce Cohen, Richard Curtis, Don Dean, James DeFillips, Dennis Dereje, Martin Dvorok, Zac Extejt, Russel Feldman, Paul Fraga, German Garcia, Randy Harper, Chris Heintzman, Ray Hildreth, Miriam Holland, Xiaoqian Hu, Tom Huang, Li Siu Hung, Jesse Jones, Wiley Jones, Stanley Jue, Joe Keit, Alexander King, David Kirn, Cesar Laurenti, Kevin Law, Hoy Lee, Joshua Lee, Justin Lee, Kam Lee, Tammy Lee, Luo Li, Yao Li, Harry Lo, Xiaoling Liu, Ha Kai Lung, Charles Macabasco, Huseynov Ruxi Malik, Suleyman Mammadli, Jimmy Manfredy, Eduardo Marin, Douglas Marti, Sean Marshall, Ralph Matute, Bill McDunham, Joseph Meissner, Gilly Miller, Paul Mowrey, Jina Mullett, T. Nee, Olaguibet Negron, Justin Och, Javier Alvarez Ortiz, Paul O’Shea, Daniel Ostrow, Steve Ottaviano, Jeff Pentz, Phuoc Phan, Chris Philippe, Yvette Phillips, Lauren Porter, George Poulos, Mike Quinlan, Paul Ramos, Mauricio Rampone, Eric Randolph, James Rodgers, Benjamin Roman, Mario Salazar, Dan Schmidt, Tess Schwartz, Mike Serritella, Jeff Sheng, David Slaughter, Jim Smyer, Carlos Suarez, Sun Deyao, Joel Timmons, Edward Tomaine, Thomas Torres, Dennys Trabada, Tu Truong, Fakhriddin Usmanov, John Vanegas, Bob Waers, John Wai, Bingwen Wang, Sam Winters, Jeanie Wu, Vanessa Wu, Osei Xavier, Fukui Yang, Tony Yang, Vital Yarashevich, Li Pei Yun, Lance Zabatta, Xueli Zhang, Yue Zhang, Yajun Zhuang.
Special thanks to Sifu Kam Lee and his team from the Tai Chi Kung Fu Academy for performing the Green Lion during the opening ceremonies.
Although we had many schools who supported the event with lots of students, special recognition goes out to Sifu John Wai and the John Wai Kung Fu Academy for the Most Supportive School Award with 47 competitors.
A heartfelt thank you to all our volunteers who worked tirelessly to staff the event.
And finally, to all the spectators who were there to show support for their family members and schools, your participation is deeply appreciated.
The 17th Annual ICMAC tournament is scheduled for July 12-14, 2015, at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida USA. It's going to be another fantastic event and we hope to see you and your team there.