Location: All classes will be held in the ultra-modern Radford Recreation Center. The Center is fully air conditioned with fantastic acoustics, showers, break-out rooms, and viewing areas and located near Radford University, Interstate 81/ Exit 109.
Pre-registration by mail: Space is limited. Campers should pre-register before June 1, 2017. To insure a reservation send a check or money order in the amount of $99 (non-refundable) to: Karate College, P. O. Box 402, Christiansburg VA 24068.
Price: The pre-registration camp price for instruction Thursday through Sunday is just $217 (before June 1, 2017). After June 1, 2017, the regular price of $269 will apply.
Black Belt Recruiters Wanted: We will hire black belt instructors to lead groups of 5, 10, or more. Call (540) 381-2025 or (540) 267-6091, to learn more about working as a paid KC 2017 recruiter. To register as a group, the black belt recruiter must collect all applications and registration fees and mail them in one package.
Martial arts convention and trade show: Various artists will offer T-shirts, videos, books, weapons, and other items for sale at special seminar rates. Vendor tables are available for $500 per table. Black Belt recruiters receive one vendor table free! Represent your school; sell your merchandise as a Karate College vendor.
Check-in: Karate College check in will begin Thursday, June 22, at 3 p.m. at the Karate College location in the Radford Recreation Center. Easy to locate from the Radford Inn/Super 8, Comfort Inn or RU Campus, just turn left at the second stop light onto Hammett, right on Noblin, left on Second Ave., and right onto George. Instruction begins Thursday, June 22, at 5 p.m. You’ll have plenty of time to check in, locate your hotel, and attend classes. Classes continue Friday morning at 8 a.m. You will need a pass to enter classes. Call (540) 381-2025 to arrange for Friday registration.
Lodging: The camp has reserved air conditioned rooms available on the Radford University campus. Act fast and reserve a campus room. Single occupancy is only $26 per night (plus tax). Double occupancy per person/per night ($36 plus tax, must have roommate). Contact Radford University Conference Services at (540) 831-5800 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Summer Conference, P.O. Box 6911 RU, Radford VA 24142. Be sure to reserve rooms now!
Within 1 mile of camp try: Radford Best Western Inn at $79 per night (540)639-3000; The Super 8 @ $69.95 per night (540) 731-9355. Ask for Karate College pricing for discounts.
What to bring: Bring cameras, workout clothes, sparring gear, escrima sticks, boxing gloves, etc.
How to register: Complete the Application, sign the waiver, and enclose your check or money order (made out to Karate College) for just $99 non-refundable deposit (Pay the balance at check-in.), and mail to: Karate College, P. O. Box 402, Christiansburg VA 24068. All confirmations and further information will be mailed/e-mailed to camp registrants during the first week of June.
Note: To register as a group, a group leader must collect all applications and registration fees to be mailed in one package.
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