RENO, Nev. (February 13, 2024) – USA Taekwondo announced today that more than 2,000 competitors from over 70 countries will take part in the 2024 U.S. Open Championships this Friday through Sunday, February 16-18 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

“This U.S. Open Championship draws elite domestic and international athletes, including Olympians and Olympic hopefuls for the Paris 2024 games,” said Christine Strong Simmons, USA Taekwondo managing director of events, member services & state association governance liaison. “Athletes are travelling worldwide to compete at this prestigious event.”

Competition begins Friday with Poomsae, where competitors will demonstrate a sequence of refined techniques linked together to form a specific pattern of defending and attacking movements. The Kyorugi, or sparring, portion of the competition will take place Saturday and Sunday. For tickets, visit

“It is a privilege to welcome athletes from around the world to Reno Tahoe. We’re grateful to USA Taekwondo, its board and staff, for allowing us to host this event in Northern Nevada,” said Reno Tahoe Director of Sports Development Shelli Fine. “This also provides locals with a unique opportunity to witness some of the best practitioners in the sport.”

Additional event information can be found on the USA Taekwondo website.