Referee Certification Seminar - October 15, 2017

Taekwondo Manitoba will be hosting a referee certification/re-certification seminar on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Additional details are as follows:

Location: North Centennial Recreation and Leisure Centre
Address: 90 Sinclair St, Winnipeg
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Instructor: Master Robert Quon, Referee Chairman for the Province of Manitoba
Cost: $50 (for all certification levels or refreshers)
Dress Code: Dobuk

Currently, provincial referee certifications expire on December 31, 2017. By attendind and passing this seminar, your referee certification will be deemed valid until Deceber 31, 2018.

This is the only formal certification course offered this year.

World Taekwondo has introduced significant changes since October 2016 so attendance is critical if you wish to officiate.

**Please Note: It is expected that you will have read, in detail, the Kukkiwon rules for officiating Kyorugi in advance of the seminar.

Formal practical and written testing will be conducted for referees. A practical evaluation will be done at the annual Taekwondo Manitoba Winter Classic (date TBA).

New referees, aged 16-18 years, who are enrolled in high school may have their enrollment fees subsidized, upon passing the seminar and the practical evaluation.

Registration forms should be send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 11, 2017. Once received, a confirmation e-mail wil be sent to you. Payment will be made at the seminar, by cash or cheque. Please do not mail cash or cheques.


WTF Competition Rules and Regulatons (English & Korean) - Effective June 24, 2017
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Referee Information Session

Effective June 24 ,2017 the current edition of the WTF Competition Rules will be in full effect. Meaning that all WTF taekwondo tournaments will be bound by these rules and interpretations. In Manitoba, the first sanctioned tournament that will be using these will be on June 17, 2017. At this time, Manitoba will be introducing these rules and observing them in full force subject to IVR and PSS limitations.

In preparation, Taekwondo Manitoba and the Referee Committee will be hosting a half-day referee information session on:

June 10th, 2017
Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre
430 Langside St., Winnipeg

Cost: $20.00

This is available to existing referees only. Coaches or athletes are also welcome.

Snacks will be provided. Note that this will be an informal session, covering mostly practical applications. It is not a certification course and will not replace the official course normally offered in the fall. It will not extend qualification expiry past December 31, 2017.

Taekwondo Manitoba membership is required.

Please contact the membership committee (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you are in doubt of your membership.

Registration forms can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Payment by cash or cheque can be done at the venue.

Due to the complexity of the new rules, only those referees that have refreshed at a seminar Nationally or Provincially or attended this event will be permitted to centre referee on June 17, 2017 or at future events.

Referee Seminar Registration Form