Upcoming Events/Tournaments


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 Dr. Thomas at 202-251-1030 if you have questions concerning his policies.

4th Annual HEEA Day Community Picnic (July 27, 2019)

Who: Global Health and Education Projects, Inc.'s 4th Annual HEEA Day Community Picnic celebrating Health, Environmental Education and Awareness Day for 2019. This year, we have loads of fun activities lined up for children, adults, and the entire family. Check out some of them: dance competition, hands-free CPR demo, prizes/gifts, field exercises, anti-bullying demo, Chesapeake Bay knowledge check, asthma education, save-the-environment pledge, face painting, assorted foods, drinks, music, what about trees, and lots more. Come, let's make this Summer a really special one. See the bilingual event flyer for more information. As always, this event is 100% free and open to the public. We hope you can join us with your family, and loved ones. Go to this link or this link for more information. Click here to reserve a spot as a vendor/ partner; here to volunteer; and here to support our community picnic. 

What: HEEA Day--Annual Free Community Picnic. The Tae Kwo Do Ramblers will perform at 2:00 p.m. All youth classes will be held. The adult class will be cancelled.
When/Where: Saturday, July 27--10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., at Fletcher's Field #2, 5628 Tanglewood Drive, Riverdale, MD 20737. Contact tel: 301-254-1435 for directions. 
Questions: For more information about and sponsorship for the event, call or text Dr. Romey Azuine at 301-254-1435 or 240-495-4944 or e-mail him. Call Dr. Clifford Thomas at 202-251-1030 about the Ramblers' performance

20th Annual Port Towns Day (September 21, 2019; rain date October 5, 2019)

Who: Port Towns: Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, and Edmonston, Maryland.
What: This annual event celebrates the Port Towns with fund, food, vendors, information tables, and performers. The Tae Kwo Do Ramblers will perform on the Pavilion Stage at 1:30 p.m. All youth classes will be held. The adult class will be cancelled.
When/Where: Saturday, September 21--12:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD 20710 [between the railroad crossing overpass and Peace Cross]. 
Questions: For more information about the event, call Ms. Diane Griffin at  301-927-7048 or by e-mail. Call Dr. Clifford Thomas at 202-251-1030 about the Ramblers' performance

Ramblers' Second Annual Invitational Martial Arts Tournament (TO BE SCHEDULED)

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, call or contact Dr. Clifford Thomas by e-mail. For site questions, contact the Bladensburg Community Center at 301-277-2124.