11th Annual WTTU Regional
The 11th annual World Traditional Tae kwon do Union (WTTU)
Regional championships was held at Capilano College Sportsplex on Feb.14,
2004. Member schools of the WTTU and ATA (American Taekwondo Association)
attended from all over the Pacific Northwest. Participants competed in
forms, sparring and weapons competitions.
the parent body of WTTU and ATA has their own forms and competition
method. Their headquarters is in Little Rock, Arkansas. with a claimed
membership of over 300,000 members, 1500 schools, 500 of those clubs in
Korea. Special guest, Grandmaster Soon Ho Lee, ninth degree black belt
from Orlando, Fla., and president of the ATA and WTTU, was in attendance.
At the invitation of Ms. Hallie Fraser, of
W.T.T.U. Black Belt Academy & Karate For Kids, North
Vancouver , Mr. Robert Verones a Director of
the BC Taekwondo Association was in attendance. Competitor turnout for the
day was around 500. Mr. Verones said the event was well executed and
participants looked like they had a great time.