*Brown and Black belts must register as Advanced *Must register for one level higher than last year Divisions:
5 & under
6 – 7 years
8 – 9 years
10 – 11 years
12 – 13 years
14 – 15 years
16 – 17 years
18 – 34 years
35 - 45 years
45 and over
*The tournament director reserves the right to change or combine divisions if there are less than five competitors per division.
Traditional white karate uniform with one small patch allowed on left chest.
Competitors will wear red belt for Aka or blue belt for Ao
Belts will be provided for those that do not have their own.
No jewelry allowed in competition. Trimmed nails required.
A random pairing of competitors will perform next to one another. Advanced adults will perform their katas individually.
Only Kata from a traditional Japanese or Okinawan style are permitted.
Beginner and Novice competitors must perform katas at their skill level. They may not perform advanced katas. Some examples of approved katas…
Heian – Pinan
Chi No Kata
Advanced kata competitors may perform any kata
Modified WKF / USA KARATE Rules
● Matches are 13 and under 1 minutes stop time, 14 and up 1 ½ minute stop time. ● 18 -34 Black Belt 2 minutes stop time. Over 35 divisions 2 minutes running time. ● Uncontrolled techniques will result in penalty or disqualification.
● Traditional weapons of proper weight and design will be permitted: ● Only traditional kobudo weapons like the Bo, Sai, Tonfa, Eku are allowed.
● Only Coaches with proper ID and attire will be allowed on the competition floor. ● No coaches permit for the day can be acquired.
● Protective equipment for hand, feet, groin & mouthpieces are Mandatory. ● Safety glasses with a restraining band will be allowed in kumite. ● Head gear and WKF approved chest protector is highly recommended.
*The Tournament Director reserves the right to change, add or combine divisions. *All fees are non-refundable