2017 Girls-N-Gi'so All Female Tournament
Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Black Belt Meeting 11:45pm Eliminations: (On Time)
Weapons Start Time: 12:00pm All Divisions will follow immediately after
We ASK All Black Belt Judges to wear proper Martial Arts uniform with Belt.
PRE-REGISTRATION $50 for all divisions Before March 10, 2017. At the Door (March 18, 2017) $50 and $10 each additional division, spectators $10.
When & Where
Thompson Karate Foundation (Dr. Cynthia L. Thompson)
Dr. Cynthia Thompson is the president/CEO of Thompson's Karate Academy Foundation, NFP, Girls-N-Gis All Female Martial Arts Tournament, and Kick the Streets Martial Arts program. Currently, Dr. Cynthia is the founder of Sho Do Ryu martial arts and holds the rank of 9th Dan Shorei Goju Ryu and 8th in Taekwon-Do. She has competed in local, national and international tournaments since 1983. In 2010-11. She earned a spot on the WKA-USA Team representing the US in Spain and Scotland.where she won 5 gold medals in Spain and Scotland for the US.
Dr. Thompson earned a Doctor of Education from Illinois State University (2014), a Masters of Arts in Leaderships and Administration from the University of Illinois (1999), a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education (Field-Based Teacher Preparation ) with a minor in Japanese and Political Science from Chicago State University (1997), and an Associates in Applied Science from Olive-Harvey College (1991) majoring in Computer Science and a minor in Communications
Girls-N-Gis Pageant Offers college scholarship to both graduating seniors and women of all ages currently attending college. The pageant is open to females of all ages 4-60+. Pageant categories (Teens & Adults )include: Business attire/introduction. talent, and evening Gown/interview; Youth: casual dress introduction, casual sports attire, and party dress/interview
Girls-N-Gi's All Female Martial Arts Tournament is a fundraiser that award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and women seeking a higher degree or returning to college.
Her passion for the martial arts extends itself to child and women advocacy, community service, mentoring and promoting, education, health, fitness, and wellness. As well as advancing the status of women in the martial arts.
Affiliations: Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Pi Theta Kappa, NABE, CIES, American Karate Association, NBL, and NASKA.
Pageants won: Miss Congeniality (Miss Illinois USA 1988), Miss Black Illinois (1988), Miss Colorado Glamour, (1989) Miss Windy City (1990-1991), Miss Chicago State (1995), and 2nd runner up Miss Collegiate