The 6th Annual FLORIDA GATEWAY CHALLENGE Open Martial Arts Tournament is scheduled for June 9, 2018, at Hopeful Baptist Church.

Florida Gateway Challenge 2018

The 2018 event will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Hosted and promoted by Sensei Laura Lindboe and Academy of Martial Arts, Lake City, Florida and Jason Mummaw of All American Karate. The FLORIDA GATEWAY CHALLENGE Open Martial Arts Tournament is now a NASKA 2A Rated Event. We are also affiliated with ISKA and MAC Circuit.



6th Annual Florida Gateway Challenge

Saturday, Hopeful Baptist
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Competitor Registration

In an effort to improve the tournament, this year we are using UVENTEX for all registrations.  They will be charging a $7.00 convenience fee to cover their costs, but when you get to the event, you will be more than pleased with the upgrades provided by this service.  When you click below, you will be taken to the UVENTEX site to set up an account.  Upon registering, you will be given your ring assignment and you can log in at the event to view approximate times for your divisions.

Tournament Location

This year’s tournament will be held in the gym located at Hopeful Baptist Church in Lake City, Florida. Hopeful Baptist Church is located just 3.5 miles off of US 441.

Thank you 2017 Sponsors!

We like to thank those who have blessed us with sponsorships so far. Presenting Sponsors: CBI Unlimited; North Central Florida Advertiser; Power Country 102.1FM Sponsors: Southern Fire Pits; Kilgore’s Repair Shop; Jason Clark Knife Maker; Richardson Paint & Supply; Office Depot / Office Max; Save A Lot Food Stores; Friendly Company; State Farm John A. Kasak; Ronsonet Buick / GMC; Vann Carpet One Floor & Home; Buttman’s Catering & Seasoning; Core Civic Lake City Correctional Facility; Thirty One Independent Consultant.

Contact Us

Need assistance with registration or have questions about classes, travel, or rules? We are more than happy to help. Just leave us a comment in the box, or give us a call at the phone number below 8-6 Monday – Saturday.