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Welcome to usasportsilat.org,  the official homepage of the United States Sport Silat Association (USSSA).

The United States Sport Silat Association (USSSA) is the sole national body for Pencak Silat competition in the United States recognized by the International Pencak Silat Federation (PERSILAT) the global governing body for the sport which has 53 member countries and nearly one thousand athletes.

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USA Pencak Silat National Championships 2019

Loveland, Colorado, USA * July 13-14, 2019

The USA Pencak Silat National Championships will be in Loveland, Colorado at the First National Bank Exhibition Hall, Saturday / Sunday July 13-14, 2019. This is the first PERSILAT sanctioned of its kind in the United States, and it will double as tryouts for the USA National Pencak Silat Team.

Competition will include both Senior (adult) and Junior divisions for tanding (sparring), jurus tunggal (solo forms performance), jurus ganda (choreographed pairs form). Entrants are limited to the first 150.

Full event details at: https://usasportsilat.org/event/usa-pencak-silat-national-championships-2019/

Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/D68KB1cxSUgkfwL42

“This is an historical event for Pencak Silat development.

Thank you USSSA!”

Benny G. Sumarsono
Executive Chairman
International Pencak Silat Federation (PERSILAT)
Left: Jacob Richter, President, USSSA
Right: Benny G. Sumarsono, Executive Chairman, PERSILAT

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For more information email:  info<at>usasportsilat.org

 

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