Tournament Events Information
|All tournament participants may enter
two events. The events are listed below. Everyone is
eligible for a kata event and one kihon or kumite event. Eligibility is
determined by rank for the kihon and kumite events.
All events may be divided into divisions by gender, rank and/or age.
|Kata||All Belt Levels|
competition against another contestant where the head judge selects the kata
to perform. Flags will be used to determine winners.
Finals - Individual kata using a point system for judging.
Katas performed should be appropriate to the
contestant's rank i.e. color belts should not attempt black belt level katas.
|Kihon||White and Yellow Belt ( 10th kyu and below)|
Each contestant will compete using basic techniques (oi-zuki, age-uke, ude-uke, uchi-uke, gedan-barai, shuto-uke - front stance) against another contestant. Techniques will be executed moving forward and backwards.
|Kumite - One Step||Blue Belt (9th and 8th kyu)|
Attacker - one each jodan oi-zuki, left and right.
Counter Attacker - age-uke then counter with a reverse punch.
Attacker - one each chudan oi-zuki, left and right.
Counter Attacker - ude-uke then counter with a reverse punch.
Each contestant will be an attacker and counter attacker, switching roles after one side completes all attacks.
|Kumite - Freestyle||Green Belt and above (7th kyu and above)|
|Elimination matches are shobu ippon, one minute periods (one point or two half points).
Final matches are shobu sanbon, two minute periods (three points or six half points).