[CANCELED] Golden Celebration of Grandmaster Chris Chan’s (Chan Shing) 80th Birthday!

February 23, 2020

This event has been canceled due to the coronavirus.

 

For 60 years Grandmaster Chan has spread the power and knowledge of Wing Chun Kung Fu to his students throughout the world. Before moving to America he spent many afternoons with the legendary Grandmaster Yip Man. They would often have tea, during which the elder would bestow lessons about Kung Fu, life, theory, and philosophy to a young La Jiu Jai (young Chan’s nickname, little chili pepper).

 

The event will feature live martial art demonstrations never seen before. We will enjoy a traditional 10-course Chinese dinner and golden dessert. There will be a highlight video reel showcasing the life of Grandmaster Chan and his Academy. You will have an opportunity for photos and to be reunited with your Wing Chun brothers and sisters.

All ticket sales are online-only, through Eventbrite. Everyone is welcome to this family-friendly event for all ages. Space is limited. Please act fast!

 

Date/ Location

Saturday, March 28th, 2020
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Paramount Superstars Restaurant
939 Clement St. San Francisco CA 94118 (Between 10th and 11th Ave)
Carpooling available, just email sharla@uswingchun.com

 

 

Agenda

  • Doors open 5:00 pm

  • Kids demonstration by our very own Lil’ Wabbit

  • Traditional 10-course Chinese banquet (email sharla@uswingchun.com for the full menu)

  • Traditional Lion Dance by Norman Lau’s Lion Dance ME

  • Life Celebration Videos by Ken Chun, sound/lights by Gordon Leong

  • Adults demonstrating forms (Sil Lim Tao, Chum Kiu, Biu Gee) weapons (Baat Chaam Do) wooden dummy (Mook Jong) announced in both Cantonese/English

  • Fancy cake cutting ceremony

  • Ceremony for promoting students and SIFUs, honorary recognition, and time for photos

  • Doors close 10:00 pm

 

Early Bird Pricing

Tickets available at Eventbrite. Early bird pricing ended March 7th. All ticket purchases include dinner and entertainment.

 

General Admission tickets are for all adults (unaccompanied by a kid). To purchase, select As an individual, ticket quantity, fill out Your Info along with selecting your USWC Affiliation from the dropdown. 

 

    • $110 General Admission

    • $1045 General Admission (10 seats) Full Table

     

    Group tickets are for kid(s) and the adult(s) bringing them. (kids are 16 years of age or younger) To purchase, select As a group member, then Create your group using your family’s name. Both adult and kid tickets are required to be purchased at the same time.

    • $90 Group/Adult - purchase with kid ticket required

    • $28 Group/Kid - purchase with an adult ticket required

       

    FAQs

    What are my parking options at the event?
    Street parking everywhere. The closest parking lot is located on 9th Ave between Clement St and Geary Blvd, it is metered until midnight and unattended.

     

    How can I contact the organizer with questions?
    Send an email to Sharla at sharla@uswingchun.com

     

    Do you have early bird pricing?
    Yes! Going on now through March 7th, 2020.

     

    Family discounts? Kid pricing?
    Yes! Select Group member purchase. Name your Family (group). Both adult and kid tickets are required to be purchased at the same time.

     

    Where will I sit?
    General admission will be seated at tables by USWC affiliation.
    Families will be sat together.

     

    What's the refund policy?
    No refunds :(

     

    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
    Nope. A digital ticket on your phone is all that is required.

    What about Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
    Currently, we have no plans to cancel classes or the upcoming 03/28/2020 event. We ask that you adhere to CDC recommendations.

     

    Celebration presented by US Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy
    www.uswingchun.com
    Photo by Scott Strazzante, The Chronicle
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