Upcoming Events/Tournaments

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND CANCELLED CLASSES

Extracurricular Rambler activities (e.g., tournaments, volunteer events) held during scheduled class times are considered classes. Belt testing sessions, Rambler student ceremonies, and other Rambler events are also part of the curriculum. Cancelled classes will be addressed separately.
Contact Mr. Adrian Seemangal at 240-701-3570 if you have questions concerning his policies.

TRIBUTE TO AND HOME-GOING CELEBRATION FOR GRANDMASTER DR. CLIFFORD THOMAS (JUNE 15, 2021)

Dr. Thomas passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2021. We are heartbroken but we will carry on his legacy.
Online Tribute and Remembrances: Go to this link to read Dr. Thomas' posted obituary and to leave a remembrance.
Home-going Celebration: Go to this link to view the video.

Ramblers Bullying Busters Sixth Annual Walk and Rally for Bullying Prevention and Child Safety in Honor of Dr. Clifford Thomas

Who: Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems/We Lead By Example, Inc.
What: Sixth Annual Walk and Rally for Bullying Prevention and Child Safety and Commemoration to honor the life and living legacy of Dr. Clifford Thomas. The "rally" will be a showing of the "We Lead By Example" documentary about Dr. Thomas produced by documentarian Renee Green, who researched and filmed the documentary about Peace Cross that was used as evidence by the Supreme Court in its decision to allow the Bladensburg monument to stand. Join the walk or gather at the Bladensburg Community Center for the rally. The walking route starts/ends at the center with refreshments. The commemoration will follow the short rest period.
When/Where: Saturday, October 9--9:00 a.m. registration; 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. walk. A Bladensburg police escort will be provided. 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.: showing of documentary and commemoration. The walk will start and end at Bladensburg Community Center, 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710.
Registration: E-mail Ms. Susan McCutchen.
Questions: For information about the walk or commemoration, e-mail Mr. Adrian Seemangal or call him at 240-701-3570. For site questions, contact the Bladensburg Community Center at 301-277-2124.

Ramblers' Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament in Honor of Dr. Clifford Thomas (TO BE SCHEDULED IN 2022)

Who: Tae Kwon Do Ramblers Self-Defense Systems/We Lead By Example, Inc.
What: Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament. Competition for youth of all ages (18 and under) in weapons, katas, and sparring. Food and beverages will be sold at the event. Safety equipment is required--no excuses. No coaching! 
When/Where: Saturday, TO BE SCHEDULED--9:00 a.m. registration; 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. competition. The tournament will take place at Bladensburg Community Center, 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710.
Registration: Competitors: $50. Black-belt competition restricted to youth 18 and under. Spectators: $10. Children: $5 (age 5 and above); FREE for children under age 5. Rambler competitors should see Ms. McCutchen to pre-register. Competitors from invited schools who wish to pre-register should mail a certified check or money order (payable to We Lead By Example, Inc.) to Ms. Susan McCutchen, 5404 Spring Road, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710. Cash, money order, and credit card payments will be accepted on the day of the event.
Questions: For information about the tournament, e-mail Mr. Adrian Seemangal or call him at 240-701-3570. For site questions, contact the Bladensburg Community Center at 301-277-2124.