Martial arts tournament expected to bring thousands to Quincy
QUINCY (WGEM) - The ATA International Taekwondo Tournament is coming to the Oakley-Lindsay Center on Saturday, Feb. 4.
It’s the first-ever Bridge to Success championship hosted by Legacy Martial Arts.
Owner Robert Bentley said Quincy is one in three cities in the state of Illinois to host a martial arts tournament at this capacity.
“It’s ATA students from all over the nation,” Bentley said. “We have a young lady from Georgia that just showed up and somebody from Toronto, Canada. People are coming from all over the Tri-States and all throughout the Midwest.”
Bentley said right now, they have at least 500 competitors signed up, if not more.
The opening ceremony kicks off at 8 a.m. All are welcome to watch.
For information on the tournament’s schedule, venue and other general knowledge, click here.
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