The Living Legends #25

$35 - Pro Divisions                 $25 - Amateurs Divisions

$10 - Additional Events          $8 - Spectators

Welcome all Black Belts,  Judges, Competitors, Spectators and Fans!

The Living Legends Celebrity Roast #25 and Texas Celebration of Sports Karate invites you to a spectacular weekend of Martial Arts Ohana, a gathering of some really exciting moments in Martial Arts put together for you and an incredible weekend of martial arts bliss!

This year we have added to the festivities a Kata Pro-Am National Championship for Black Belts and Amateur Competitors.

All ages, 5 through 60, all ranks all divisions of Empty Hand, Weapons, Team, Musical and Breaking are encouraged to compete in this special moment in Sports Karate History. There will be NO SPARRING DIVISIONS.

We will and pick 20 Black Belt Kata Specialists from around America to perform for the banquet and compete for the title of "Best Kata Black Belt Specialist" in America!

A very special Children's Division "Bubble Kumite" who is being introduced with the finals for the banquet!

This year we are honoring Daryl "Bigfoot" Stewart. A pioneer in Texas Sports Karate who touched thousands with his decision skills as the Super Grands Arbitrator for 20 years.

Areal pioneer and icon in our martial arts community.

The Annual "Natural Fighter Award"

The Annual "Sport Karate History General Awards"

The Annual "Magnificent Ladies Martials Arts Awards"

  • Black Belt Expo for vendors, Friday and Saturday
  • A History General Sport Karate Museum Archives annual meeting!
  • An autograph session along with FREE SEMINARS with some of the most

         amazing Martial Artists of our time.

  • The spectacular Sports Karate Museum Archive Super Display Room!
  • Legends High Dan Black Belt Test!
  • Duane R. Ethington Sports Karate Museum Archives tribute from his fans and Black Belt Students.

Everything is centrally located in the newly renovated four star rated, Hilton Southwest, which features a BAR, STARBUCKS, and Desert Rose Restaurant.

Ride the shuttle bus to the largest shopping mall in Houston, Texas (The Galleria) right around the corner. So many fine dining experiences await you for your Texas Super Roast Weekend!

Come visit Houston's best attractions; Space Center Houston; Houston Zoo; NRG Stadium; Toyota Center; Port of Houston; Houston's Chinatown.

Remember you are special this weekend! Just mention "The Living Legends Celebrity Roast and receive your V.I.P. rate of $89.00+Tax, Wednesday through Sunday at the Hilton Southwest Houston!

From the producers, designers, and History Generals of the Sports Karate Museum Archives, Shihan Darlene McPherson, Shane "Polar Bear" Pennington, Jimmy "Fighting Irishman" Anderson, Tammy and Professor Gary Lee we wish you a fun filled, Family oriented, educational, martial arts weekend.

Sports Karate Museum Archives office


Darlene McPherson,Shihan,5th


If you need anything, just call; we are here to help.


The Sports Karate Museum Proudly Presents Living Legends #25 Celebrity

Roast of the Texas Legend George Minshew and the

 2nd Annual National Kata Championship.

2nd Annual National Kata Pro-Am Championship