The Villages hosts Florida Cup Taekwondo Tournament

Competitors in the Korean martial art of taekwondo will be flying around the mat this weekend in The Villages.

The Florida Cup Taekwondo Tournament is scheduled for 10:30am Saturday, Aug. 11, at Savannah Recreation Center, 1545 Buena Vista Blvd. The tournament is for competitors in all belt ranks and ages 6-75.

The event will include forms, sparring, breaking, CTF (Choong Sil Taekwondo Federation) sparring, extra divisions, weapons, family forms, black belt teams, and capture the flag sparring, according to a news release. Awards will be presented to the first-, second-, and third-place finishers, and all runners-up will receive medals.

Tickets for spectators cost $3 per person or $10 for families up to four members. Children age 4 and younger are admitted free.

For more information, call Drew Loiacono at 954.350.2974 or call The Villages Recreation & Parks at 352.674.1800.