Be sure to also complete all steps listed on competitor’s checklist page.

Some more updates (2/22/2018):

  • If you plan on participating in Events 161, 162, 261, or 262, please email cmat.registration@ucmap.org with your specific style/form. We may try to create separate brackets, depending on the number of participants in a certain style/form
  • Spectator Tickets are now available for purchase. One-day tickets can be purchased here, while two-day tickets can be purchased here
    • General Admission (GA) two-day tickets will have an early-bird price of $15 before Saturday, March 24, 2018. Tickets purchased on the day of the event will be $17.
    • GA one-day tickets will be $10.

Thank you for your patience. Here are some important updates (2/11/2018):

CMAT 26 events have been released!

This year, the UC Berkeley Chinese Martial Art Tournament will be hosting a series of Preparatory Events that simulate the upcoming USAWKF Junior Team Trials in Lubbock, Texas April 20-22, 2018, which will select the national team to represent the United States at the Junior World Wushu Championships in Brasília, Brazil in the month of July, 2018.

These events will be held in partnership with the USAWKF Competition & Events Management Committee, which will provide the same scoring system that will be used at the team trials in Texas, later this year.

The Preparatory Events are neither associated with the official team trials nor required in order to compete in Texas. They will simply provide an opportunity for interested athletes to test their forms in the team trial format.

Registration for these events will close Saturday, March 10, 2018.

CMAT 26 rules are now available.

Some changes to highlight:

  • Age brackets for internal events (only) as been updated
    • Child — <12 years old
    • Teen — 13-17 years old
    • Young Adult — 18-39 years old
    • Adult — 40-65 years old
    • Senior — 66+ years old
  • Internal All-Around Champion trophies has been divided into four categories:
    • 39-and-under (male and female, respectively)
    • 40-and-above (male and female, respectively)
    • Qualifier events for the All-Around Champion trophies for Internal have been adjusted:
      1. Internal 42 Taiji [Event 301] AND Internal 42 Taiji Straight Sword [Event 302] as a set
        • Seniors and Adults (40-years-old and above) may substitute the 32 Taiji Straight Sword AND Internal 24 Yang as a set for this category.
        • Note you cannot mix and match the two set options.
      2. Other (non-Taiji) Internal Form (Internal Xingyiquan, Internal Baguazhang, Internal Baji Fist, Internal Other)
      3. Other Internal Weapon Form (Internal Taiji Broadsword, Internal Other Taiji Short Weapon, Internal Other Taiji Long Weapon, Internal Other Short Weapon, Internal Other Long Weapon)
        • Note you cannot do a second Taiji Straight Sword event to qualify

CMAT 25 master demo videos are available here! For CMAT 26, the Saturday Night Showcase will be held at 7 pm in the Kleeberger Fieldhouse on Saturday March 24th 2018. The event will be filled with group sets, cultural performances, and master demos. Be sure to check it out!

Come join us Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25th, 2018 for the 26th annual Chinese Martial Arts Tournament (CMAT 26) hosted by the University of California Martial Arts Program (UCMAP) at UC Berkeley. This two-day event will feature divisions for Traditional, Contemporary, and Internal Chinese Martial Arts.

Boasting some of the largest and most prestigious Wushu, Kung Fu, and Taijiquan competitions in North America, the volunteer-run event is open to all ages and will be located at UC Berkeley’s Recreational Sports Facility, Kleeberger Field House, 2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720.

More information including events and registration will be available later.

We look forwards to seeing you there!
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