Save the Date: 2011 JKA/AF Nationals & Collegiate Goodwill Tournament in Miami, Florida

The Tournament Registration packet is ready – Download PDF and Download Poster for the event.

There is a website for the nationals: http://jkaafnationals.org/travel/
Checkout TRAVEL INFO for discount codes.The registration packet will be forthcoming.  Here are the details for our San Francisco team going to Miami, FL.

AIRFARE:
Due to the time change and getting acclimated before competition, we recommend leaving on Thurs (11/10) returning on Mon (11/14).  We have a 5% discount with American Airlines (current published RT airfare of $390 with discount).  NOTE: non-stop “red-eye” overnight flight, leaving on Thu night and arriving Fri morning.

11/10 (thu)   AA 272  SFO 8:50p – MIA 5:10a
11/14 (mon) AA 431  MIA 8:30a – SFO 11:20a

11/13 (sun)  AA954  MIA 8:00p – SFO 10:50p   *Alternative return flight – for those who need to leave early, it is a non-stop getting back to the Bay Area Sun night, it will cost more though.

Or if you don’t flyining into Fort Lauderdale (35 miles away from Miami), Virgin America flies direct from SFO-FLL.  But you will need to fly during the day on Thursday.  You will most definitely need to rent a car. Virgin America’s itinerary below is priced at $359.38 for roundtrip.

11/10 (thu)   VS 342  SFO 8:35a – FLL 4:55p
11/14 (mon) VS 345  FLL 10:30a – SFO 1:55p

HOTEL:
Holiday Inn on 1350 South Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL 33146 www.hicoralgables.comis across the street from the university campus. It is non-smoking with free parking, wireless high-speed internet and outdoor pool facility. They have offered us a group rate of $99/nt Group Code: JKA). This location is ideal if you are not renting a car and can walk across US-1 highway to the tournament. It is also walking distance to nearby Sunset Place shopping area and directly across MetroRail station. T:(305)667-5611

Country Inn & Suites on 11750 Mills Dr, Miami, FL, 33183 www.countryinns.com is close to Miami Shotokan Karate Club dojo (2.5 miles, 7 mins away) and from the university (8 miles, 14 mins away). Current advanced purchased internet rate is $82/nt – it is a cheaper alternative for those who have transportation. Also a good location in Kendall with shops, restaurants and movie theatres within walking distances. It has high-speed internet, a suite setting with microwave and fridge in room.
 

2011 JKA/AF Nationals & Collegiate Goodwill Tournament.