Article in the Knoxville West Side Shopper News
July 5, 2007, Knoxville, Tennessee — Martial arts equipment manufacturer Tiger Claw has been named the Official Martial Arts Sponsor of the 2007 Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic Games, to be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, July 24 – August 4, 2007. The AAU Junior Olympic Games are held annually as the cumulative competition for amateur athletes in the United States. Competitors from all 50 states and several U.S. Territories will participate in over 20 different sports including Karate, Taekwondo and Wrestling. This is the fifth time the event has been held in Knoxville.
Article in Black Belt, October 2007
“Tiger Claw is proud to be the Official Martial Arts Sponsor of the 2007 AAU Junior Olympic Games, and we are all excited to be involved with this major martial arts event in Knoxville, where our East Coast office is based”, said Tiger Claw Managing Director Jennifer Oh.
The AAU Junior Olympic Games are the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. The AAU was founded in 1888, and in 1967, the first AAU Junior Olympic Games took place in downtown Washington, D.C. The next year, the event was held in Knoxville for the first time.
Visit http://www.aaujrogames.org or call 407-934-7200 for more on the 2007 AAU Junior Olympic Games. The Amateur Athletic Union operates from Lake Buena Vista, FL.