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2023 Date Set!
May 6th, 2023
Seawolf Sports Complex
Anchorage, Alaska

Buy your Championship T-Shirt
or pre-order a HOODIE!

Remember this great event and purchase your 2023 AK Open Martial Arts Championships T-shirt, available in limited quantities for adults and children. 



available for order until 4/1/23!

Buy now and avoid the lines,

Pick up at the tournament.

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital Kick-a-thon

 Help a great charity and participate in the Kick-a-Thon! The event will be held the day of the tournament. You can register here or print a sponsor sheet from the website.

Various prizes will be awarded by St. Jude's.

Click here to register online:


Click here to print : 

Kick-a-Thon Sponsor Sheet

You're Invited!

Dear Instructors, Competitors, Coaches, and Officials:

Okamoto’s Karate warmly invites you to attend the 2023 Alaska Open Martial Arts Championship and St. Jude’s Kick-a-Thon on May 6th, 2023. This event will feature 90 divisions of forms, sparring, and weapons, with large custom medals in all divisions for 1st to 3rd place. Participation medals will be given to all competitors who give it their all, but fall short of placing. You and your school can look forward to good competition in a friendly environment that will honor the spirit of fairness, order, and safety.

Please note that this year the Alaska Open will be held at the UAA Seawolf Sports Complex, on the UAA Campus in Anchorage, Alaska. The tournament will begin promptly at 9:30 am, with competitor check in at 8:30 am. Enclosed are tournament registration forms, please feel free to make additional copies as necessary. All registration, purchase of commemorative items and general admission tickets are available on our website:
Our event will also be helping to raise funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by conducting a kick-a-thon at the tournament. We would appreciate any level of support or participation by you and/or your school. Printable Kick-a-Thon Forms, as well as a direct link to an online registration page for the kick-a-Thon are available at There are a variety of awards exclusively from St. Jude’s that will be given to those who participate. It is our hope that our combined efforts will go a long way toward helping this worthy cause and show how the Alaskan martial arts community can come together to help in the search for a cure for childhood cancer.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact us at 907-562-5662 or at or visit us at .

Warm Regards,
Yoshihiro Okamoto Tournament Director 907-562-5662


Sam Hoger - UFC Vet 

Okamoto’s Karate is also proud to announce that they will be featuring a special guest at this tournament: MMA fighter and actor Sam Hoger.


Sam Hoger is a UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) veteran and Okamoto’s School of Karate black belt. Located out of Los Angeles, Hoger is an American mixed martial artist and actor, with appearances on Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter and Universal’s Jurassic World.  He has taught at some of the top martial arts schools around the world and is excited to visit his home state to share his martial arts knowledge and expertise.

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Test your Abilities

Forms, Sparring, and Weapons


4 Levels of Competition: Beginners, Novice, Intermediate, and Advance.
Trophies for 1st-3rd. Participation medals for all competitors that do not place.


 90 Divisions in Forms, Sparring, and Weapons. Ages 3 and up.


Compete in any or all 3 events: 
Forms, Sparring, and Weapons.

Become a sponsor of Alaska's

Premiere Open Martial Arts Event!

Become an official Sponsor!


Call: 907-562-5662

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