Chief Master Longoria’s “BEST of the BEST” ATA Regional Tournament

Tournament Info

It’s that time again to prep for Region 105’s “Best of the Best” tournament 8/19/17 LINCOLN, NEB. Hosted by CM Daniel Longoria and his Wife, Pati. The tournament will once again be at The Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln Room. Located at the corner of 84th & Havelock Ave. Lincoln. With Plenty of parking and air conditioned, it has easy access from Omaha, KC , Grand Island and Kansas….anywhere and everywhere! Notice we have moved the start times back one hour to accommodate early morning travel. You can also save time by downloading registration forms below. If you have problems or questions please call 402.466.2433 after 5:30pm and ask for Pati. We will be awarding competition medals to TT and Jr’s. only. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals for all, with a reminder that competitors must fight for the 3rd place medal. (No 2 – 3rd places).

Please have all ATA approved gear and weapons in good condition. Check with your Instructor for details. This is a Class “B” sanctioned ATA Event. All competitors must be in good standing with an affiliated ATA Academy.


August 11, 2018


The Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln Room
4100 N 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68507

Hotel Accommodations

Comfort Suites Hotel
331 North Cotner Blvd. Lincoln, NE 68505

Contact Info:

Pati Longoria
402.466.2433 after 5:30pm

Tournament Entry Form

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School Owner Registration Form

School owners can download this form and use it to calculate the total entry fees based on the number of students and number of events that you plan to enter.

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Waiver and Insurance Form

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Tournament Schedule

  • 7:30 am- Registration opens
  • 8:30- Mandatory Black Belt Meeting (ages 18 and up)
  • 9:00 am- Line-up & Opening Ceremony
  • 9:15- Competition begins – All adult Black Belts Traditional

Staging Times:

  • 8:45 a.m. All Adult Black Belts Traditional – Turn in slips including Creative and Extreme
  • 9:30 a.m. All Junior and Adult Color Belts & Black Belts – Creative and Xtreme Competitions
  • 10:45 a.m. All ATA Tigers
  • 11:15 a.m. All 8 and under Junior Color Belts
  • 11:30 a.m. All Special Abilities
  • 12:00 p.m. All 9 & 10 year old Color Belts and Black Belts
  • 12:45 p.m. All 11 & 12 year old Color Belts and Black Belts
  • 1:30 p.m. All 13 & 14 year old Color Belts and Black belts
  • 2:15 p.m. All 15 & 17 year old Color Belts and Black Belts
  • 3:00 p.m. All Adult Color Belts

*Actual staging and Times may vary depending on ring and judge availability, please allow 1 hour + or – from staging times

*New NOVICE DIVISIONS will be available for Color belt juniors and Adults ONLY. Novice divisions may compete in Traditional Forms, Weapons, Sparring and Combat weapons only. All other novice rules will apply.

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