Taekwondo Tournament: "Battle of the Pines"

By Nick James - bio | email

LUFKIN- (KTRE) – "Battle of the Pines" Taekwondo regional championships will be right here in Lufkin for the annual tournament.  Tickets are $5 at the door at Angelina College at Shands Gym.  Last year their was over 700 participants who competed in the American Taekwondo Association for pride and fun, the event will begin Saturday morning at 9am.

"I felt that a good quality martial arts center would fit Lufkin so we tried to do all the things on the cutting edge that will benefit the city of Lufkin with our facility for people to learn," Master J.D. Olford said.

This will be the eleventh year that Lufkin has held the tournament.

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