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2022 TNT/TKO State Finals
Friday- Sunday
November 18-20th

at the Sheraton Brookhollow Houston Grand Ballroom

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2022 TKO/TNT State Finals 
the Grand Ballroom
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
3000 North Loop W, Houston, TX77092


We are pleased to invite you to the 24th Annual TKO/TNT STATE FINALS! Located in Houston inside Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel Grand Ballroom! This 2 day event promises to bring top Competition from throughout our great state. We hope you can come and enjoy a weekend of fun and exciting martial arts competition.

 

Friday, November 18th Doors Open at 5:30 pm and competition starts at 6:30 pm—All TNT Grappling, Sport MMA begins.  

 

TNT- Sport MMA and  Grappling (Gi) divisions, the #1 top ranked seed (most points), will go last against the winner of the run-off division. Standard seeding rules apply, i.e., highest rated against lowest rated, second highest vs second lowest, etc. The winner of the run-off will then compete in the "Division Grand Final" with the top seed for the division in single elimination.

Saturday, November 19th - All Demo, Self Defense, Demo Team. Team Kata, Weapons, Creative, Traditional forms and Breaking. This includes all adult black belts Kata, Weapons, Junior and adult Team Sparring, and Black Belt Adult Sparring divisions.

Seeding and Bracketing - Brackets will be split and start with a run-off "division" composed of all competitors except the #1 Top Ranked seed from each of the North and South. Standard seeding rules apply, i.e., highest rated against lowest rated, second highest vs second lowest, etc. The winner of the run-off will then compete in the "Division Grand Final" with those two first seeds to determine 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The winner of the run-off will compete against the lower ranked of the top rank seed from the North and the South. The final two competitors will play the best two out of three matches.

Sunday, November 20th - Starting at 9:30 am— All under belts, and junior black belts Point Sparring with  Continuous Sparring following point sparring.

PLEASE NOTE:  Weigh-in - There will be a weigh in area for all combat divisions (except Point Sparring) on Friday at 5:30 pm and Saturday from 12 noon to 1 pm, and Sunday from 8:30-9:30 am. If you do not make weight, you will lose your seeding, and move up to your respective weight division as a non-seeded (wild card) competitor.

Seeding and Bracketing - Brackets will be split and start with a run-off "division" composed of all competitors except the #1 Top Ranked seed from each of the North and South. Standard seeding rules apply, i.e., highest rated against lowest rated, second highest vs second lowest, etc. The winner of the run-off will then compete in the "Division Grand Final" with those two first seeds to determine 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The winner of the run-off will compete against the lower ranked of the top rank seed from the North and the South. The final two competitors will play the best two out of three matches .Continuous sparring and Stick will use single elimination for 1st place.

Sunday Night Finals  - Doors open at 6:00 pm and starts at 7 pm - This year’s night finals and ceremony is open to everyone!  Those that wish not to participate in the Sunday night Finals and Ceremony have the option to receive their ring during the day competition.   

 

For our ceremony we will be recognizing and awarding on stage:

-All TKO/TNT State Qualifiers for 2022 
-2021 Competitor of the Year "Top Gun"
-Special recognitions awards
-State Championship Ring to all 1st place winners (pictures taken).

For our finals, we will have multiple demonstrations and Black Belt overall Grand Championship for:· Junior Open Forms—Grand Champion (GOLD RING)
· Junior Traditional Forms—Grand Champion (GOLD RING)
· Adult Open Forms—Grand Champion (GOLD RING and $200)
· Adult Traditional—Grand Champion (GOLD RING and $200)
· Adult Women Sparring Grand Champion (GOLD RING and $200)
· 18+ Adult Men Sparring Grand Champion (GOLD and $300)
· 35+ Adult Men Sparring Grand Champion (GOLD and $200)
· Adult Men Team Sparring– All Weight (3 GOLD RING and $300)
Must have at least 2 teams
· Junior Team Sparring--All Rank 11 under, 12-14, 15-17 (3 GOLD RING)
Must have at least 2 teams