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Winter Classic Tournament

DATE/TIME/VENUE:

  • SATURDAY, JANUARY 20TH - 10:00AM START (DOORS OPEN AT 8:30AM)
  • WEST KILDONAN COLLEGIATE (101 RIDGECREST AVE – FREE PARKING AVAILABLE)

WEIGH-IN

  • ALL SPARRING COMPETITORS MUST WEIGH-IN ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 TH
  • BETWEEN 6PM-8PM AT WEST KILDONAN COLLEGIATE (TOURNAMENT VENUE – 101 RIDGECREST AVE)

REGISTRATION:

  • ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 12TH
  • SEND FORMS & FEES TO 191 BLUEWATER CRESCENT, WINNIPEG, MB R2J 2X6
  • NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

ENTRY FEES:

  • $70 FOR ONE OR BOTH EVENTS - PAYABLE BY CASH, CHEQUE OR MONEY ORDER

ADMISSION:

  • $5.00 FOR SPECTATORS (AGES 5 & UNDER ARE FREE)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

  • 8:30AM – DOORS OPEN FOR GENERAL ADMISSION
  • 9:00AM – REFEREES MEETING (OFFICIALS ONLY)
  • 10:00AM – OPENING CEREMONIES (ANTHEMS & INTRODUCTIONS)
  • 10:15AM – POOMSE COMPETITION
  • 12:15PM – COACHES MEETING (SPARRING COACHES & INSTRUCTORS)
  • 12:30PM – SPARRING COMPETITION

POOMSAE COMPETITION:

  • HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH SECOND CHANCE FORMAT
  • DIVISIONS WILL BE FORMED BASED ON AGE, RANK & EXPERIENCE
  • ALL POOMSAE MUST BE WT RECOGNIZED 
  • BLACK BELTS MUST DO POOMSAE IN ACCORDANCE TO THEIR RANK
  • AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED IN EACH RING IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING EACH DIVISION

SPARRING COMPETITION:

  • TOURNAMENT WILL FOLLOW 2016 WT RULES
  • SINGLE ELIMINATION FORMAT (ATTEMPT MADE TO ENSURE A MINIMUM OF 2 MATCHES)
  • DIVISIONS WILL BE FORMED BASED ON GENDER, AGE, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, RANK & EXPERIENCE
  • RINGMASTER SCORING SYSTEMS WILL BE USED FOR ALL COLOR BELTS
  • KP&P PSS SYSTEM WILL BE USED FOR ALL BLACK BELTS
  • DRAWS WILL BE POSTED FOR ALL DIVISIONS, NO CHANGE REQUESTS WILL BE GRANTED
  • AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED IN EACH RING IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING EACH DIVISION
  • COLOR BELTS: TWO 60 SECOND ROUNDS WITH 30 SECOND REST PERIOD
  • POOM/BLACK BELTS: TWO 90 SECOND ROUNDS WITH 45 SECOND REST PERIOD

EQUIPMENT:

  • MUST WEAR A WHITE DOBOK WITH V-NECK FOR SPARRING
  • MUST WEAR EITHER A WHITE DOBOK WITH V-NECK OR WTF APPROVED POOMSAE DOBOK FOR PATTERNS
  • ATHLETES MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN HOGU, HEAD GEAR, SHIN GUARDS, ARM GUARDS, GROIN PROTECTOR AND MOUTH GUARD (MOUTH GUARD IS MANDATORY, NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • HEADGEAR OTHER THAN HEAD PROTECTOR SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED. ANY RELIGIOUS ITEM SHALL BE WORN BENEATH THE HEAD PROTECTOR AND INSIDE THE DOBOK AND SHALL NOT CAUSE HARM OR OBSTRUCT THE OPPOSING OPPONENT
  • EYE GLASSES OF ANY TYPE ARE PROHIBITED
  • GROIN, SHIN & ARM PROTECTORS MUST BE WORN UNDERNEATH THE DOBOK, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • NO ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT/PADDING IS PERMITTED. THIS INCLUDES: ELBOW PADS, KNEE PADS, BODY ARMOUR, HIP/BUTTOCKS PADDING, ETC.

COACHES:

  • NO HATS, SUN GLASSES, CELL PHONES, OR OTHER ELECTRONICS PERMITTED IN THE COMPETITION AREA
  • COACHES WILL BE LIMITED IN REQUESTING OFFICIALS TO REVIEW ACTIONS TO THE FOLLOWING:
    • a) MISSED TECHNICAL POINTS
    • b) MISSED FALLING DOWN
    • c) MISSED OUT OF BOUNDS *REVIEW CARDS WILL BE ISSUED, WITH COACHES ALLOWED ONE UNSUCCESSFUL REVIEW PER ROUND
  • COACHES MUST NOT APPROACH OFFICIALS DIRECTLY
  • ALL CONCERNS AND MATTERS CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF RULES AND FAIR COMPETITION MUST BE DIRECTED TO THE REFEREE CHAIRPERSON (THESE RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED)

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