Competition Brackets and Registration

 

Competition Registration 

 

Bracket Information

Demonstration Teams
Demonstration teams may have up to 50 students Demonstration performance can be 4 minutes in length and no longer. Music is optional. Includes demonstration of techniques (basic moves, patterns, sparring, board breaking, weapons, acrobatic/freestyle elements), teamwork/synchronization in an entertaining way.
Category 1 – Under 10 members
Category 2 – 10 to 20 members
Category3 – More than 20 members

Traditional Weapons Division (without music) –
All Competitors perform with a traditional weapon without musical accompaniment. Routine must be no longer than 2 minutes long.

5-10 Beginner
11-15 Beginner
16 and above Beginner
5-10 Intermediate
11-15 Intermediate
16 and Intermediate
5-10 Advanced
11-15 Advanced
16 and above Advanced

Traditional Weapons Division (with music) –
All Competitors perform a routine utilizing a traditional weapon with a musical accompaniment. (Music must not contain explicit lyrics.) Routine must not be longer than 2 minutes in length.

5-10 Beginner
11-15 Beginner
16 and above Beginner
5-10 Intermediate
11-15 Intermediate
16 and Intermediate
5-10 Advanced
11-15 Advanced
16 and above Advanced

Creative Forms (with music) – All Competitors
Unique routines that incorporate moves and techniques that highlight the solo competitor’s talents. This category allows musical accompaniment (music must not have explicit lyrics). Routines can’t be longer than 2 minutes in length.
5-10 Beginner
11-15 Beginner
16 and above Beginner
5-10 Intermediate
11-15 Intermediate
16 and Intermediate
5-10 Advanced
11-15 Advanced
16 and above Advanced

Creative Forms (without music) – All Competitors
Unique routines that incorporate moves and techniques that highlight the solo competitor’s talents. This category does not allow musical accompaniment. Routines can’t be longer than 2 minutes in length.
5-10 Beginner
11-15 Beginner
16 and above Beginner
5-10 Intermediate
11-15 Intermediate
16 and Intermediate
5-10 Advanced
11-15 Advanced
16 and above Advanced

Three Person Tag Team Sparring (ITF Style)
States, regional or local teams may enter.
Three people per team.
Participants can tag a team member waiting just off the mat to take his/her place and continue the match.
Match will consist of 2 two-minute rounds.
First team to 8 points wins the match.

Legal Target Area:
Front of body
Head
Back of head with light touch contact
Illegal target area:
Back
Below belt
Legal techniques:
Straight punch with pull back
Back fist with rechamber
Illegal Techniques:
Excessive force
Following thought the technique to far with no rechamber.
Sweeping
Grabbing
Holding
Turning back to avoid or running to avoid with back turned.
Sweeping
Verbal talking during the match
Non sportsmanship attitude

Padded Weapons sparring
Competitors will use Flex padded weapons with appreciate safety equipment. Competitors must furnish their own safety equipment.
2 Minute Match
First to 10 points wins or most points at end of time.
Legal target areas:
1. Head 3 points
2. Front of body 2 points
3. Arm 1 point
Safety equipment:
1. Head guard with face shield
2. Body armor optional
3. Protective glove
4. Forearm pads
5. Mouth piece

Karate Flag
Children under 6 may compete in Karate Flag. Competitors are given four flags. Two-minute match. Competitor to pull the flags of the opponent wins or who has the most flags at end of time.
Flags must hit the ground to be called a point.

Gifted and Talented
May be ran like Little Dragons division. If the Special needs students wish to compete in sparring than he/she must compete in regular Taekwondo Sparring division.

Traditional Forms and Point Sparring
5 & under Little Dragons/Tiny Tigers
6-7 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
6-7 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
6-7 Boys Red-Brown Belt
6-7 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
6-7 Girls Red-Brown Belt
6-7 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
6-7 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
8-9 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
8-9 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
8-9 Boys Red-Brown Belt
8-9 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
8-9Girls Red-Brown Belt
8-9 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
8-9 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
10-11 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
10-11 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
10-11 Boys Red-Brown Belt
10-11 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
10-11Girls Red-Brown Belt
10-11 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
10-11 Boys 2nd Degree Black Belt
10-11 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
10-11 Girls 2nd Degree Black Belt
12-13 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
12-13 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
12-13 Boys Red-Brown Belt
12-13 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
12-13 Girls Red-Brown Belt
12-13 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
12-13 Boys 2nd Degree Black Belt
12-13 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
12-13 Girls 2nd Degree Black Belt
14-15 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
14-15 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
14-15 Boys Red-Brown Belt
14-15 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
14-15 Girls Red-Brown Belt
14-15 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
14-15 Boys 2nd Degree-3R Black Belt
14-15 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
14-15 Girls 2nd Degree-3R Black Belt
16-17 Boys/Girls White-Orange-Yellow Belt
16-17 Boys Green-Blue-Purple Belt
16-17 Boys Red-Brown Belt
16-17 Girls Green-Blue-Purple Belt
16-17 Girls Red-Brown Belt
16-17 Boys 1st Degree Black Belt
16-17 Boys 2nd Degree Black Belt
16-17 Boys 3rd Degree Black Belt
16-17 Girls 1st Degree Black Belt
16-17 Girls 2nd Degree Black Belt
16-17 Girls 3rd Degree Black Belt
18-35 Men/Women White-Orange-Yellow Belt
18-35 Men Green-Blue-Purple Belt
18-35 Men Red-Brown Belt
18-35 Women Green-Blue-Purple Belt
18-35 Women Red-Brown Belt
18-35 Men 1st Degree Black Belt
18-35 Men 2nd Degree Black Belt
18-35 Men 3rd Degree Black Belt
18-35 Men 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
18-35 Men 6th-7th Degree Black Belt
18-35 Women 1st Degree Black Belt
18-35 Women 2nd Degree Black Belt
18-35 Women 3rd Degree Black Belt
18-35 Women 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
18-35 Women 6th-7th Degree Black Belt
36-41 Men/Women White-Orange-Yellow Belt
36-41 Men Green-Blue-Purple Belt
36-41 Men Red-Brown Belt
36-41 Women Green-Blue-Purple Belt
36-41 Women Red-Brown Belt
36-41 Men 1stDegree Black Belt
36-41 Men 2ndDegree Black Belt
36-41 Men 3rdDegree Black Belt
36-41 Men 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
36-41 Men 6th-7th Degree Black Belt
36-41 Women 1st Degree Black Belt
36-41 Women 2nd Degree Black Belt
36-41 Women 3rd Degree Black Belt
36-41 Women 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
36-41 Women 6th-7th Degree Black Belt
42-60 Men/Women White-Orange-Yellow Belt
42-60 Men Green-Blue-Purple Belt
42-60 Men Red-Brown Belt
42-60 Women Green-Blue-Purple Belt
42-60 Women Red-Brown Belt
42-60 Men 1st Degree Black Belt
42-60 Men 2nd Degree Black Belt
42-60 Men 3rd Degree Black Belt
42-60 Men 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
42-60 Men 6th-7th Degree Black Belt
42-60 Women 1st Degree Black Belt
42-60 Women 2nd Degree Black Belt
42-60 Women 3rd Degree Black Belt
42-60 Women 4th-5th Degree Black Belt
42-60 Women 6th-7th Degree Black Belt

Continuous Sparring
Rules:
1. Competitors spar 2 1:30 Minute match. Judge will accumulate scores by using hand held clickers.
2. Judges will determine who their individual winner will be by holdup either a red flag or blue flag to indicate winner based on the highest number of scored points.
Divisions:
Beginner
81-100lbs Mini Fly Weight
101-115lbs Fly Weight
116-125lbs Jr. Bantam Weight
126-140lbs Bantam Weight
141-155lbs Jr. Light Weight
156-168lbs Light Weight
169-179lbs Welter Weight
180-199lbs Middle Weight
200-225lbs Light Heavy Weight
226-239lbs Heavy Weight
240lbs-Above Super Heavyweight
Intermediate
81-100lbs Mini Fly Weight
101-115lbs Fly Weight
116-125lbs Jr. Bantam Weight
126-140lbs Bantam Weight
141-155lbs Jr. Light Weight
156-168lbs Light Weight
169-179lbs Welter Weight
180-199lbs Middle Weight
200-225lbs Light Heavy Weight
226-239lbs Heavy Weight
240lbs-Above Super Heavyweight
Advanced
81-100lbs Mini Fly Weight
101-115lbs Fly Weight
116-125lbs Jr. Bantam Weight
126-140lbs Bantam Weight
141-155lbs Jr. Light Weight
156-168lbs Light Weight
169-179lbs Welter Weight
180-199lbs Middle Weight
200-225lbs Light Heavy Weight
226-239lbs Heavy Weight
240lbs-Above Super Heavyweight
Point Scoring / Legal target area
1 Point – Punch or kick to the body
2 point – Kick to the head
3 point – Spinning kick to the head with control
Illegal target area
No kicking below the belt.
No punching to the head.
No kicking to the back.
No excusive force