RULES & PROTOCOL

This is a good will tournament. Discourteous or unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated. Each competitor may enter one kata,
one kobudo and one kumite division.

Traditional white gi/ uniform is required with sleeves and pant legs not rolled up but hemmed.  Black gi top may be worn for kobudo competition.

- Traditional white gi/ uniform is required with sleeves and pant legs not rolled up but hemmed.  Black gi top may be worn for kobudo       
   competition. 

- Groin and hand protectors are mandatory for all competitors, as well as chest protectors for female competitors.

- Helmets and body protection are optional but highly recommended for all competitions.  If you chose not to wear a helmet a mouth

   guard is mandatory. 


- All traditional Okinawan weapons will be allowed for kobudo competition.


KATA
Karate Kata will be judged using the flag system. Should you advance to a next round, students green belt and above must perform
a different kata.

 

Kobudo Kata will be judged using the point system and a different kata is not required if there is a tie.
All traditional Okinawan weapons will be allowed.

 

KUMITE

  • Groin protection for males and hand protection and mouthguards are mandatory for all competitors. 

 

  • Helmets are optional for all competitors but recommended for those under 18.

  • Chest protection is mandatory for all females and body protection is recommended for competitors
    under 18 years.

 

 


ATHLETES WITH A DISABILITY


All athletes competing in this division must fill out the applicable
registration form so that you can be assessed with a disability score.  This form must be submitted no later than three days prior to the event.

 

 

Click Here to Read the WKF Tournament Rules

   Note:  All of above equipment is to be provided by participants.