America’s Youth California regional karate tournament. All AYOP locations are Invited!

Next tournament: Sunday, December 3rd, 2023

Competitions and tournamennts are major learning components to martial arts training. By participating in AYOP's regional tournaments, all competitors will have the opportunity to develop their skills which helps them to advance in rank much faster.

Open forms division

Any Kata/form or combination of moves is permitted. Each competitor will evaluated based on their form, balance, stances, focus, power and proper execution.

Sparring competition

Be the first competitor to accumulate three points and become the sparring champion. While wearing protective gear, competitors will learn to build confidence using light contact.


White to Yellow Belts

  • 9:30am-10:30am - Registration
  • 10:30am - Meet with Instructors & Warm-Up
  • 11:00am - Forms
  • 12:30pm - Sparring
  • 2:00pm - Black Belt Demonstration
  • 2:00pm - End of White & Yelllow Belt Events

Orange to Black Belts

  • 12:30pm-1:30pm - Registration
  • 2:00pm - Black Belt Demonstration
  • 2:15pm - Orange to Black Belts Warm-Up
  • 2:30pm - Forms Orange to Black Belts
  • 3:30pm - Sparring Orange to Black Belts
  • *All events should be done by 5pm

Our Location

  • Address: 6949 Genesee Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122
  • Phone: (619) 282-3066
  • Email: contactus@ayop.org
  • Traveling on the 5 FWY- Take HWY 52 East, exit Genesee Avenue. Go north, the high school will be on your right-hand side.
  • Traveling from the 805 FWY - Take HWY 52 West, exit Genesse Avenue. Go north, the high school is on the right-hand side.
  • Traveling South on the 15 FWY- Take HWY 52 West, exit Genesse Avenue. Go north, the high school is on the right-hand side.

Registration fee

Cash or check only event

  • $40 per competitor (includes forms and sparring)
  • $10 per spectator
  • FREE for children under 5 years old.