2019 Fall Dan Shim Sa

144th Dan Classing

Hosted by Portland Soo Bahk Do

October 18-19, 2019


Blazers Boys & Girls Club
5250 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97211

 **NOTE: See Parking Info Below***


Weekend Agenda 

Subject to change - please check back 

Download Printable Agenda - with additional info

Friday, October 18, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

 Dan Association Meeting 

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Dan Shim Sa Candidate Preparation (Gym)

    • CLOSED Session
    • No outside spectators please
    • 144th candidates & Proctors mandatory
    • 145th Shim Sa candidates pre-evaluation
      (one pre-evaluation required in order to test for Dan rank)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Dan & Ko Dan Ja Training 

 Saturday, October 19, 2019

NOTE: There will be no official videographer, therefore family and friends may use their own devices, as long as they do not distract testing candidates.

08:45 AM

Clinic Check-in & Late Registration

09:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Regional Examiner's Clinic (Gym)

Group Picture

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Lunch (on your own)
  • Studio Owner's & Proctor Lunch & Meeting

12:30 PM 

Candidates & Proctors on the mat 

1:00 PM

 144th Dan Shim Sa Classing 

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

 Shim Sa Board Meeting (KDJ only)

6:00 PM 

 Shim Sa Celebration Dinner 

Who Song and Larry's Restaurant
111 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661
Tel: 360.695.1198

7:30 PM 

 Youth Activity


Parking at Boys & Girls Club


Parking is limited at the B&G Club, but there ample lot and street parking in the area- if you know where to

    • Parking lot on the corner of Emerson @ NE 6th – north side of the street
    • Parking structure on the corner of NE Killingsworth @ 6th - south side of the street
    • Parking lots on the west side of MLK Blvd. @ Emerson- behind the buildings on MLK Blvd
    • Roselawn St.- south side of B&G Club building


Portland Soo Bahk Do has secured 10 rooms at a discounted rate of $119.00 (+15.3% Tax). 
Ask for "Soo Bahk Do Group Block Rate"

Rate is valid until September 27, 2019 at 5:00PM

Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station
9920 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
Tel: 503.200.5678

Or Contact contact Cassie Soratos, Group Rooms Coordinator, 503-335-2857 or email at csoratos@sheratonpdx.com

Places to eat

There are many local and chain eateries within blocks of the B&G Club:

    • Piedmont food carts (Killingsworth @ 6th)
    • Aberus Ethiopian
    • Horn of Africa
    • Teri Taco
    • Catalina’s Mexican
    • Cason’s
    • Meats and Deli
    • Natural Grocer’s
    • Jax Wings (at Alberta St. Market- Alberta @ 9th)
    • Old Town Pizza
    • Pizza Hut
    • Wingstop
    • Subway
    • KFC
    • Safeway

Dan Association Meeting

Open to all eligible Region 10 Dan members in good standing. In addition, committee members & elected officials will report on updates for various Region 10 and national events.

Studio Owners Meeting

Open to all Region 10 Studio Owners, including those interested in beginning START program. Please come prepared to share your success stories and ideas that could help existing and potential studio owners.  

Regional Examiner's Clinic

    • Pre-registration Fee - $20.00 
      • Deadline: September 30, 2019
      • Family rate (2+ members): $40.00
      • Contact HQ directly to pre-register
        • Call 888.SOO.BAHK
        • Call between 10:30AM - 1:30PM (Pacific Time)
        • Have your Federation ID & Credit Card ready
        • Mention you are pre-registering for the Region 10 Regional Examiner's Clinic
      • Late Fee $50.00 per person (paid at the door)
    • Open to all members
    • Theme:  The Source of the Will is in the Waist: Developing your Moo Do Sparring Philosophy and Technique

Gup & Dan Clinics (Saturday)

  • Theme: The Source of the Will is in the Waist: Developing your Moo Do Sparring Philosophy and Technique

Updated  09/18/2019