Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Location: Linkhorne Middle School, Lynchburg, VA
**Black Belts must attend 10am rules briefing
| 8:30 - 10am
|| On-site registration
|| Black belt/ Officials briefing
| 11 am
|| Competition begins
Fee: $30 if you register by July 8th
$65 at the gate
Fee entitles the competitor one entry in Forms, Sparring & Weapons
The fee for the Breaking event is $10
Events: This event features:
Sparring - SKIL Sparring -Forms/Kata - Weapons- Breaking
** The Black Belt Grand Champion is NOT an event that is to be entered, it must be earned.
*** You may ONLY enter one sparring event
Spectator Fee: One Parent of registered competitors will be admitted without charge, all other $5, under 5 free
Awards: Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty Univeristy Championship Medals - Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each division. "Commonwealth Karate Champion" is appropriate designation. Black Belt Forms and Fighting Grand Championship sponsored by Order of Combat USA.
Special Awards: Black Belt Form Grand Champion Awards and Fighting Grand Champion Awards are sponsored by the Order of Combat USA
Protective gear is mandatory. Mandatory - Head, hand, foot, mouth. Optional - chest/groin
Rules: All commands will be in English, penalty point awarded for infractions
Points: Reasonable contact equals point. Eliminations are FINAL. Hand technique - 1 point, Kick technique - 2 points
Under Belts: 5 points = Winner
Black Belts: 7 points = Winner
Age: Your age on the day of the competition.
Eligibility: Beginner - Under 1 year of training, Intermediate - 1 to 3 years of training, Advanced - 3 years + Competitors must be Certified Black Belts, or the students of Certified Black Belts, and a Uniform is required. The officials reserve the right to disqualify and/or expel disrespectful or uncooperative competitors/spectators with no refund.
For more information: Please Contact the Coordinator(s) - Kim Magruder via email firstname.lastname@example.org or Ray Carmichael at email@example.com
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