There are two open martial arts tournaments in Far West Chicago Suburbs on Sunday, March 11.Aurora, IL TournamentAcademy of Martial Arts Circuit Tournament will be held at the Aurora Turners Club Sports Facility 1335 Mitchell Rd., Aurora, IL. Registration is from noon to 12:30 p.m. Tournament starts at 12:30 p.m.Small tournaments that meet frequently. Event moves very quickly. Fee for competitors is $35 for all divisions. Adult spectators pay $5; kids under 12 pay $3 to watch. USSSA Sanctioned Event and the first tournament of the USSSA point circuit year. For information, call Shihan Mark Nixon, 815-919-7540, or Shihan Mike Peura, 630-553-8378.Sugar Grove, IL TournamentRocky's Dojo and Gym will host their tournament at the Sugar Grove Community House, 61 South Main Street in Sugar Grove. R egistration is at 10 a.m. and bow in is at noon. Small tournament with a good group of judges. The Troutmans have been hosting 3-4 tournaments a year for the past 30-35 years. So, it runs very smoothly, but a more leisurely pace. BFF Teri and Stacy have attended almost every one of their tournaments for the past 3 years. A great tournament for first-time competitors. $35 Registration (walk-in only) for one or more events. $5 adult spectators/$3 for kids under 12. For information, call 630-466-7414.----------------
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