Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Location: Decatur High School Gym, 2800 SW 320th Street, Federal Way 98023
Championship Begins: 9:00 am Sharp!
Registration: PRE REGISTRATION ONLY. There will be NO at the door registration.
Online: Pre-registration: 2 division $80 and $ 10 for each additional division.until 5/7/18
Register at: go to competitor forms.
Mail Pre-Registration: Return entry form with your payment to: (cashier's check or money order only)
4th Annual Mayor's Cup
1320 S. 324th Street #A-8
Federal Way, WA 98003
Spectator fee: Adults (12 & older): $7, Children (4-11): $5, Kids under 3 Free
Awards: First Place receives Mayors's Cup 3 foot trophy, Second & Third Place receives trophies.
Required Equipment: Head Protector, Arm Pads, Shin & Instep, Chest and Groin guard.
mouth guard, Uniform is mandatory (can be any color)
Gloves are mandatory for black belts, optional for color belts
Competition Rules and Regulations
Sparring Rounds: Adult Black Belts 1 min 30 seconds, 2 rounds. All other divisions: 1 min, 2 rounds (30 sec rest)
Rules: Modified WTF Rules. with Jr. Safety Rules
Legal Scoring Area:
Body, red or blue colored area of body protector.
Head. Area above the collar bone
Valid points: 1 point for valid fist attack to trunk protector
2 points for valid kick to the trunk
3 points for valid turn kick or to head
4 points for valid turning kick to head
Unlike adult rules, turning kicks to the head will not be awarded an extra point in divisions competing under Junior Safety Rules.
Match score shall be the sum of points of the two rounds.
In the event of a tie, competitors spar one more round and whoever gets the first point wins. (sudden WIN round)
If nobody scored during the "sudden WIN round", it will be referee/judges decision.
Breaking: White/Yellow Belts 5 Boards, Green/Blue Belts 7 Boards and Red and Black Belts 10 Boards. Score is determined by the number of breaks and difficulty of technique. ie. Jump kicks score higher than ground kicks, turn kicks score higer and jump turn kicks score higer.
Boards must be purchased at the event ($2 each)
1. Total of 4 point deduction (8 warnings)
2. Competitor or coach intentionally disobeys the referee, the completion rules, or displays unsportsmanlike conduct.
3. Does not show up in time for the match.
4. Heavy contact to the head with the hand or foot that results in an injury, or injuring any opponents and rendering him or her unable to continue. (Junior Safety Rules)
5. Foul (Profanity) language by coach or player, verbal abuse
No Contact to head for 12 years and under, for all belts.
Light head contact for Black Belts 13 to 17. sides only without causing abrasion or bleeding.
Unlike adult rules, turning kicks to the head will not be awarded an extra point in divisions competing under Junior Safety Rules. Match score shall be the sum of points of the two rounds. In the event of a tie, competitors spar one more round and whoever gets the first point wins. (Golden Point Round). If nobody scored during the "Golden Point Round", it will be referee/judge's decision.
Individual and Pairs Poomsae
Poomsae competitors must perform only the Poomsae designated for their specific rank. Scores will be based on: Proper order, beauty, grace, rhythm, accuracy, power, technique, and attitude. Authorized Poomsae are those approved by the Kukkiwon & WTF. Taegeuk 1 - 8, and black belt Poomsae: Koryo, Keumgang, Taebaek etc.
Authorized (World Taekwondo) Poomsae Rules
Scoring Criteria for Authorized Poomsae
Scoring Parts Details Score
Accuracy (4 points total) Accuracy of technique 2.0
Accuracy of direction 2.0
Performance (6 points total) Speed and Power 2.0
Total Perfect Score 10
Creative (Open) Poomsae Rules
Creative Poomsae is newly created Poomsae using various taekwondo techniques. This division also includes Forms from other recognized organizations, i.e. American Taekwondo Association, I.T.F. or Tang Soo.
Scoring Criteria for Creative Poomsae
Scoring Parts Details Score
Accuracy (2 points total) Accuracy of technique 2.0
Performance (8 points total) Speed and Power 2.0
Team Synchronization 2.0
Total Perfect Score 10
Demo Team Rules
Board Breaking Rules
Board breaking techniques are as shown on the breaking chart. Breaking techniques must consist of minimum of three stations. The first station must be a hand technique with rest of the stations must be foot techniques.
Breaking Board Size
1. Demo boards sized 8.85 x 11.73 x 1/4 are to be used for divisions age 6-16.
2. Boards sized 8.85 x 11.73 x 1/2" will be used for divisions age 16 and up.
Boards must be purchased at the tournament to ensure consistency and fairness. Cost per board is $2 each or $18 for a bundle of 10.
9:00 am 18+ Adults
10:00 am 9-12 years old
11:30 am 5-8 years old
12-1 pm Opening Ceremony & Demo Team
1:30 pm 13-17 years old
Divisions may be called plus or minus 30 minutes before scheduled time. Be there early to get staged for your competition. We will do our best to pair competitors fairly in sparring. Boys and Girls will be in separtate divisons, unless there is no pair, then a exhibition match will be offered with someone similar in weight and belt level. Poomsae will be combined boys and girls.