General Rules: WTF and modified USA Taekwondo rules will govern the competition. (Except World class Division)
*Single elimination for free sparring
|Age / Rank||Duration||Quantity Rules|
Age 7 & Under (All Belts) and 11 & under (color Belt Divisions)
|1 minute||2 Rounds (No Head Contact)|
|Age 8 - 11 (Black Belts)||1 minute||2 Rounds JSR|
|Age 12 - 14 (Black Belts)||1 minute||3 Rounds JSR|
|Age 12 and Over (Color Belts), 33 and Over (Black Belts)||1 minute||2 Rounds JSR|
|Age 15 & 32 (Black Belts)||90 Sec||3 Rounds (Full Contact)|
Tournament Director reserves the right to modify the duration number of rounds, and rest period.
WORLD CLASS SPARRING: Only choose one division (not both Junior and senior division)
|Black Belts||12 - 14 years old||60 seconds||3 Rounds||JSR|
|Black Belts||15 - 17 years old||90 seconds||3 Rounds||Full Contact|
|Black Belts||18 - 32 years old||90 seconds||3 Rounds||Full Contact|
*World Class Division will go by the Matching Number System
*World Class Division will be refereed by WTF International Referees
Weigh-ins: World class sparring divisions only. From 1:00 pm at the tournament Area (Holding Area).
Awards: The official awards section will be located at the far edge of the head table.
ALL competitors 12 years old and older: 1st, 2nd, and two 3rd place winners in each division will be awarded medals immediately following that division’s final match. ALL competitors 11 years old and under will receive medals.
We also remind you that proper personal hygiene (e.g. clean, trimmed nails; clean body and uniform) is part of competition rules and etiquette.
POOMSAE (Form): All WTF Sport Poomse (World class division-12 years old and older black belts) competition will adhere to USAT rules. All Poomsae, Synchronized, Open poomsae will be judged via scoring criteria.
DEMO TEAM COMPETITION:
Coach’s Dress code: Coaches are prohibited from wearing jeans, shorts, tank-tops, hat/cap, or slippers while on the arena floor or coaching a competitor. Please follow the official USAT dress code for more details.
Tournament Volunteer’s Dress code: Blue jeans, white shoes, and tournament “Volunteer” T-shirt
USAT-Sanctioned Referee Seminar:
Date: April 27, 2018 (Friday)
Place: High Five Taekwondo, 2203 Francisco Drive, #170, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Time: 9am to 5pm
Online Registration is Mandatory at: www.usat.hangastar.com