Calendar

The dojo year is jam-packed with special events, seminars, and much more.

Events 2024

This is the official Goju Karate 2024 Events Calendar. We update this page constantly with any new information, so be sure to check back often!

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January 2024

The dojo year starts: Kagami Biraki

Kagami Biraki :: SATURDAY January 13

Dojo opens at 10AM. Kagami Biraki begins at 10:30AM THIS EVENT IS FOR ADULTS AND ALL KIDS.. Read more.

February 2024

Rank Testing and Presidents Day Holiday

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY February 17

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

Presidents Day Holiday :: MONDAY February 19 - SATURDAY February 24

Dojo closed for the Presidents Day Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Monday, February 26.

March 2024

Seminar: The History of Karatedō

SEMINAR: The History of Karatedō Part TWO :: FRIDAY March 15

The first seminar of the year offers the long-awaited second part of an in-depth exploration of the history of Karatedō. Seminar begins at 6PM; dojo opens at 5:30PM. ALL ADULTS + ALL TEENS may attend; the seminar will also be livecast. No regularly scheduled classes this day.

Seminar :: Dojo Closed SATURDAY March 16 

Dojo closed to allow maintenance for the Seminar. Regular schedule resumes on Monday, March 18th.

April 2024

Women's Self Defense Seminar, Easter, and April Rank Testing

Easter Holiday :: FRIDAY March 29 - MONDAY April 1

Dojo closed for the Easter Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Tuesday, April 2

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY April 20

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

May 2024

Spring Break and Memorial Day

Spring Break Holiday :: WEDNESDAY May 1 - WEDNESDAY May 8

Dojo closed for the Spring Break Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Thursday, May 9th.

Memorial Day Holiday :: FRIDAY May 24 - SATURDAY June 1

Dojo closed for the Memorial Day Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Monday, June 3rd.

June 2024

Seminars and Rank Testing

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY June 22

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

July 2024

Independence Day Holdiay

Independence Day Holiday :: WEDNESDAY July 3 - MONDAY July 8

Dojo closed for the Independence Day Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Wednesday, July 10.

August 2024

Rank Testing, Gasshuku, and more.

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY August 10

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

Gasshuku :: WEDNESDAY August 14 - WEDNESDAY August 21

Dojo closed for the traditional Gasshuku summer holiday.Regular schedule resumes on Friday, August 23.

September 2024

Labor Day Holiday, Blackbelt Week, and more.

Labor Day Holiday :: FRIDAY August 30 - MONDAY September 2

Dojo closed for the Labor Day Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Wednesday, September 4.

Blackbelt Week SETUP :: MONDAY September 30

Dojo closed for setup in preparation for Blackbelt Week (see below).

October 2024

Blackbelt Week, Columbus Day, Rank Testing, and more.

Blackbelt Week :: SATURDAY October 5 - SATURDAY October 12

Dojo opens every day this week! More details on events, special classes, and more, will be announced as the event draws closer.

Columbus Day Holiday :: MONDAY October 14

Dojo closed for the Columbus Day Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Tuesday, October 15th.

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY October 26

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

Halloween @ the Dojo :: WEDNESDAY October 30

Kids train in Costume! Sorry Adults, this is only for Kids ;)
Regular Class Schedule observed.

November 2024

Thanksgiving and more.

Thanksgiving Holiday :: SATURDAY November 23 - SATURDAY November 30

Dojo closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Monday, December 2nd.

December 2024

Rank Testing, Christmas Holidays, and more.

Rank Testing :: SATURDAY December 14

Dojo opens at 11AM. Testing begins at 11:30AM for Junior, Youth, and Teen Divisions. Testing begins at 1:30PM for all Adults.

Holiday Party :: SATURDAY December 14

Dojo opens at 11AM. Feast all day! Our annual Goju Karate Holiday Party offers treats and fun as December rank testing continues throughout the day.

Christmas Holiday :: MONDAY December 16 - SATURDAY January 4

Dojo closed for the Christmas Holiday. Regular schedule resumes on Monday, January 6, 2025.