4th Annual Christmas Tournament

 

SPECTATORS FREE WITH A CHILDS TOY

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TOURNAMENT LOCATION

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB - NEWHALL, CA
24909 Newhall Ave.

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

 


***KAT1 First Timers Division everyone is a 1st place winner
****Awards given to All competitors in KAT 1 ****

BEG/NOV  - LESS THAN TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE
INT/ADV  - MORE THAN TWO YEARS EXPERIENCE
BB - RANK OF 1ST DAN OR HIGHER


BLACK BELT JUDGES ARE TO WHERE TRADITIONAL Gi.
O JEANS, SHORTS, T SHIRTS, COLAARD SHIRTS, ALLOWED


KATA RULES AT A GLANCE

  • Scoring will be a range of 6.0 – 8.0 5 judges hi and low Scores will be discarded three remaining scores will be competitors total score. 3 judges no scores will be discarded total score will be competitors score.
  • First three competitors of each division will set base for each
  • Ties will broken by adding in the Low then high, a continued tie will be broken by a show of hands.
  • Traditional Martial arts uniform is Mandatory any color or design is permitted.
  • All katas will be judged on stances, focus, strength of technique, balance, bunkai and form. .
  • if Competitor Pre maturely stops their Kata they may start over but a 3 point penalty will be issued to final score.
  • Competitor may only restart Kata once per division. 
  • Pre Registrations will compete in last half of Kata Division

WEAPONS RULES AT A GLANCE

  • All above Kata Rules apply including the following :
  • Any competitor in Black belt division who drops or breaks their weapon will result in a automatic disqualification. Competitors in Beginner Novice division may restart Kata with a 3 point penalty assed.
  • Competitor must have one hand on their weapon at all times during their performance. (Weapon can not purposefully leave the hands)

SYNCHRONIZED TEAM KATA RULES AT A GLANCE

  • Each team will consist of 3 members (Except for SNC5*** Division
  • Each team can be comprised of any age, gender, or rank.
  • Teams must compete in the age group of their oldest team member. SNC5*** “Team Family Kata” Each team must be comprised of at least 3 team members and no more than 6 and all team members must be immediately related.   
  • A competitor may compete on two different teams if those teams are not in the same division. 
  • Kata application or Bunkai demonstration is not required or Permitted.
  • Katas will be judged on presentation and Synchronization as well as stances, focus, strength of technique, balance, bunkai and form.

SELF DEFENSE RULES AT A GLANCE

  • Performance must be less than 3:00 Minutes in Length.
  • Performance will consist of one defender “the Competitor” and any
  • number of Attackers.
  • Each competitors should show between 3 – 5 Self Defense scenarios or Attacks. Attacks may consist of any combination of attacks with fist Foot Knife or Gun
  • Scoring will be a range of 6.0 – 8.0 5 judges hi and low Scores will be discarded three remaining scores will be competitors total score. 3 judges no scores will be discarded total score will be competitors score.
  • First three competitors of each division will set base for each
  • Ties will broken by adding in the Low then high, a continued tie will be broken by a show of hands.
  • Traditional Martial arts uniform is Mandatory any color or design is permitted.
  • Live Blades and Firearms are NOT ALLOWED! 

 

 

ONLINE PRE REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!!!!  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER USING UVENTEX

feel free to contact us at info@theshotokan.com with any questions thank you.

All Pre registrations go last in Kata, Weapons, Self Defense and Team KATA and are first to receive Byes in KUMITE!!!!



KUMITE RULES AT A GLANCE

  • Following protective covering gear is mandatory: Head, Foot, Hand, and Mouth Guards, Groin Protection in Male divisions each competitor is responsible for their own equipment it will not be provided vendors will be on site for necessary equipment sales.
  • Only Foam dipped equipment or WKF style approved feet hand and head gear will be allowed to be used. 
  • Each bout will be one 2 minute round . The winner is the most scored and penalty points at the end of 2 minutes (8 point spread in youth divisions )
  • Face contact is prohibited in all BEG/NOV and INT/ADV divisions. “Light face or control contact” is allowed in BB KUM32 – KUM45 divisions.
  • Excessive force, Heavy contact to the face, low kicks, and strikes to non scoring areas will result in penalty points awarded to opponent and Possible Disqualification.
    • 1st infraction = 1 Penalty point,
    • 2nd infraction = 2 penalty point to opponent,
    • 3rd infraction = disqualification (strikes causing opponent to bleed will result in instant disqualification)  
  • ut of bounds is when one foot touches the edge of the ring. Ring size will be 20' x 20'
    • 1st infraction = warning
    • 2nd infraction =1 penalty point to opponent
    • 3rd infraction = 2 penalty point to opponent
    • Force outs are not penalized

  • Scoring areas head, face, chest, kidneys, abdomen, ribs and back. Throat and neck is permitted “No Contact point” No head contact when opponent is on ground.
  • “No contact Point” is a technique that is focused between 3” to 1” away from target area. Areas Throat, Spine, Face, Neck
  • Sweeps & Takedowns are permitted, sweeps must be below the Knee, Takedowns must be controlled. Both followed with a scoring technique.
  • Scoring: 
    • All Punches & Kicks to body = 1point, 
    • Kicks to head punches or Kicks to Back = 2 points.
    • Spin or Arial Kicks to head, takedown or sweeps followed with scoring technique on ground, any technique to body with opponent on ground = 3 points.
  • Any corner judge or center referee may stop fight when they observe a point scored.
  • A scored point is when three out of five judges or two out of three Judges verify a scored technique by show of hands / flags.
  • Coaching is allowed from coach in the coaches box. Only positive coaching will be allowed. Negative or derogatory coaching will result in a penalty point awarded to opponent.
  • Pre Registrations will be first to receive Byes in first rounds
  • Each fighter will be given at least a one minute break between fights.
  • Unsportsmanlike conduct from either coach or competitor will result in a disqualification from the tournament.