Come watch or compete with some of the best martial artists...

O'Sensei Dewey Earwood, Nikki Knitz and Earwood's Karate Studio are hosting the 35th Annual Dixieland Karate Tournament. This year's event, featuring competitors from all over the southeast, will take place at the Jamil Shrine Temple August 3-4, 2007.
There will be more than 500 competitors all working towards the 6,000 in cash and prizes including 4-wheelers donated by #1 Sales in Lexington. More than 1,000 spectators are expected to attend.

Competition on Friday night begins at 6pm but on Saturday is where the action will begin at 9am following with a spectacular nighttime final. See you there August 3rd and 4th! Schedule below ' don't forget to visit our Sports Council calendar of events for more of the upcoming sports fun in Columbia.

Friday, August 3, 2007
3:00 pm ' Registration and Weigh-in Opens
5:00 pm ' Breaking Competitors Set-up
6:00 pm ' Competition Begins

Saturday, August 4, 2007
7:00 am ' Registration and Weigh-in Opens
9:00 am ' All Competition Begin
7:30 pm ' Nighttime Finals