We are pleased and honored to invite you to participate in the 2023 West Coast Open Martial Arts Championships on Sunday, October 15th. 2023. This year’s competition is once again at the Pierce College Gymnasium in Lakewood, WA.

The event will feature Senseis and competitors from across the USA and Canada, including Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Montana, and Idaho. The quality of the competition and officiating promises once again to be the finest in the USA.

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We are proud to have the assistance and sponsorship of the Tacoma South Sound Commission and appreciate their hard work in making this a successful event. We are also grateful to the Washington State Karate-Do Federation, the regional sports organization for the USA Karate, for their support of this competition.


All competitors, officials, and volunteers are welcome to participate in this goodwill event tournament, so mark your calendars for Sunday, October 15th, and join us at the 2023 West Coast Open International Martial Arts Championships! 

Over $2000 in cash prizes!

All 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 advanced kata and kumite winners will receive $100. Winners of the 12-17 WKF kata division, and 18-34 advanced kata and kumite divisions will also receive $100.

$500 in Scholarships!

We will raffle off 2 $250 scholarships to attend the US Open, or USA karate national championships!

Modified USANKF-WKF Rules rules will be used.

To download the 2023 WCO Flyer please click here.  (Coming Soon)

To download the full 2023 WCO Information Packet please click here. (Coming Soon)

Online registration: http://www.karatetmaster.com

Have questions? Contact Chuck Sweigart 253-224-8772  email: csweigart9@comcast.net