5th  Annual Federal Way

Mayor's Cup

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Date:          Saturday, May 11, 2019


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 5/7/19

   Register at: go to competitor forms. 

   Online: https://events.membersolutions.com/event_register.asp?content_id=54131


Mail Pre-Registration:  Return entry form with your payment to: (cashier's check or money order only)  

                                5th Annual Mayor's Cup

                                1320 S. 324th Street #A-8

                                 Federal Way, WA 98003


Spectator fee:     Adults (12 & older): $10, 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

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)


Disqualification:

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

  • Authorized Poomsae refers to Poomsae formulated by the Kukkiwon
  • Method of competition: Cut - off system
  • Contest time: More than 30 seconds and less than 90 seconds
  • Attire: Approved Dobok (Taekwondo uniform), Open dobok accepted.
  • Members of contest: Individual: 1 person, Pair/Team: 2 - 4
  • Divisions by age and/or gender
  • Group competitors comprises of men and women, may be of mixed gender. Groups must adhere to age divisions.


 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
                                                               Rhythm                                            2.0
                                                               Intensity                                           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.

  • Method of competition: Cut - off system
  • Contest time: More than 60 seconds and less than 120 seconds
  • Attire: Approved Dobok (Taekwondo uniform), open dobok accepted
  • Members of contest: Group: 1 to 5 people
  • Divisions by age and gender
  • Group competitors comprises of men ,women and mixed gender (men/women) and proportion of males and females is not specified. Groups may consist of competitors from any age division.


 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
                                                                    Rhythm                                         2.0
                                                                    Intensity                                        2.0
                                                                    Team Synchronization                 2.0


                                                                    Total Perfect Score                       10

 

Demo Team Rules

  • Method of competition: Cut - off system
  • Contest time: More than 5 minutes, Less than 7
  • No more than 10 members per team.
  • Must have elements of: 1. basic taekwondo movement 2. jump combination breaks 3. power break with Fist or Hand 4. Self defense. 
  • Attire: Approved Dobok, creative team uniform accepted.
  • Same scoring criteria as Creative Poomsae
  • Team must bring their own music source. 
  • 5 foot Grand Champion trophy awarded to first place, 3 foot to second and third place winners.

  • Only one trophy will be awarded to the winning teams.  No individual trophies will be awarded.


 

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.

  • There is a minimum of 1 board and a maximum of 10 boards for hand breaks. Spacers are required for all hand breaks over 1 board. All boards must be taped with spacers prior to competition.
  • Hand breaks can be performed with a breaking stand
  • There is a minimum of 1 board and a maximum of 6 boards for foot breaks. Spacers are not allowed for foot breaks.
  • Board holders for foot breaks must be provided by the contestant. 
  • Each competitor will be allowed two (2) minutes to set up and complete his/her routine
  • Competitors will only be allowed one (1) attempt per station. (After an unsuccessful 1st attempt you must move on to the next station immediately)
  • 2 points will be deducted for each unsuccessful break
  • WARNING: BOARDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PRECUT. YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IF YOUR BOARDS ARE SCORED.
  • Breaking: White/Yellow Belts 5 boards, Green/Blue Belts 7 boards, and Red/Black belts 10 boards.
  • Boards must be purchased at tournament ($2 each). 
  • Score will be determined by break, and difficulty of technique.



 


Schedule:

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.