Ottawa Tai Chi Chuan Association (OTCA) was found on June 1, 1985 at Adult High School, 300 Rochester Street, Ottawa.
OTCA was incorporated on June 14, 1988 with non-profit organization status, its primary objectives are:
- To promote Tai Chi Chuan by holding exercise demonstration, public meeting, classes and conferences.
- To encourage and improve cultural links between the Chinese community and other ethnic groups in Ottawa,
- To promote fellowships among its members, and to sponsor activities which benefit the membership at large.