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.