All Isshinryu Practitioners Building & Recognizing Master Tatsuo Shimabuku's Vision Together
2019 Complete Isshinryu Hall of Fame
All Events & Activities are located at the Gatlinburg Convention Center 243 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, Tn 37738 unless otherwise noted.
9:00am - 3:00pm
Welcome & Information Table Open
Vendor Tables Open
Tournament Pre-registration Pickup
Awards Banquet Pre-Order Ticket Pickup
On-Site Tournament Registration Open
2019 Ladies of Isshinryu T-Shirt Sales begin
2019 Isshinryu Hall of Fame T-Shirt Pre-Order Pickup & Sales
Black Belt Poster Photos to commemorate the event will be taken on Friday 11:00 am until 3:00 pm Saturday until 3:00 pm If you are a black belt, please wear your uniform.
Friday Afternoon Seminars
12:30pm - 3:30pm
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Grand Foyer: Ladies of Isshinryu Master Ruth Ann Shamblin Master Becky Porterfield Master Roxanne Marcum
1:30pm - 2:30pm Gatlinburg Room A: Master Ed Johnson "A Deeper Understanding of Kata" Gatlinburg Room B: Master Melvin Early "Street Fighting/Self-Defense"
2:30pm - 3:30pm Gatlinburg Room A: Master Kurt Kline "Fighting Closing the Gap" Gatlinburg Room B: Master Melbert Lee Jr "Getting Home At Night"
Additional Seminar Information:
Seminars are 30 minutes long - 25 minutes of instruction plus 5 minute break/rotation. Attendees will rotate from Room A to Room B to switch/join the second seminar presentation.
The Ladies of Isshinryu is a shared 60 min with 3 presenters. Each presenter has approximately 20 minutes and will rotate within the same meeting room.
6:30pm - 9:00pm-ish
Dinner Banquet & Awards Ceremony
On-Site Registration Begins
Pre-Registration Pickup Available
Vendor Tables Open
Black Belt Meeting
Please note: Black Belts who would like to help judge, please CLICK HERE to sign up for judging. Scorekeepers and Timekeepers may also sign up via the same link. Black belts who register to judge need to arrive for the Black Belt meeting. Any late arriving black belts will either need to be registered to complete or pay a spectator fee. Thank you in advance.
After-Party & Fellowship
Black Bear Inn & Suites
Come celebrate with the 2019 Inductees & Award Finalists!
The Isshinryu Hall of Fame 2020 dates are set!
July 17-19, 2020 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
We will be opening the 2020 Isshinryu Hall of Fame Nominations
August 1, 2019
Nominations may be made thru 11:59 pm April 1st, 2020
Looking to play WAY in advance? Here are even MORE upcoming dates!
Isshinryu Hall of Fame (Locked Dates) July 17-18, 2020 July 16-17,2021 July 15-16, 2022