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S.K.L. Rules and Division

All Sport Karate League Events use “USANKF / WKF rules”

USA Karate Rules–> See Kumite Rules HereSee Kata-Kobudo Rules Here.

WKF Rules: See WKF Rules Here

Sport Karate League Kata

Uniform: All competitors must wear a white karate uniform. Competitors will wear red belt for Aka or blue belt for Ao. Competitors should have their own belts, however the tournament will have some belts available for sale.

Performance:     A random pairing of competitors will perform next to one another.

Kata choice is left up to the competitors and their coaches in black belt divisions, however in under Black Belt divisions refer to USANKF kata restrictions for lower belt categories.

Sport Karate League Kumite Rules

Duration: Duration of the kumite bout shall be one and a half minutes for ages 11 and under, two minutes for ages 12 and over. In adult divisions the kumite bout shall be: three minutes for men, but four minutes in the bouts for medals; and two minutes for women, but three minutes in the bouts for medals. Time keeping shall be by “stop time” in all advance divisions. In beginner, novice and intermediate divisions “running time” be used.

Contact: Absolutely no head contact with hand techniques in all under 14 years old divisions, light none injurious contact with the feet will be permitted with the discretion of center referee. Advance 14 years and older light none injurious contact with the hands and feet will be permitted with the discretion of center referee. Its is not necessary to make contact to score.

 Kumite Uniform & Equipment: All competitors must wear a white uniform and must have the following:

A mouth guard, groin protectors (males only), WKF style red and blue sparring gloves and foot protectors, red and blue belts, USANKF/WKF approved helmets and shin guards are OPTIONAL FOR ALL.

Referee: Referees will not referee a competitor who is from the official’s dojo or karate organization.

Beginner (Less than 1 year) Novice (1- 2 years) Intermediate (2 – 4 years) Advance (4 years plus)

Boys Kumite (Sparing)
Beginner (Kumite) Boys Novice (Kumite) Boys Intermediate (Kumite) Boys Advance (Kumite) Boys
SBB 4
SBB 5
SBB 6 SBN 6
SBB 7 SBN  7 SBI 7
SBB 8-9 SBN  8-9 SBI 8-9 SBA 8-9
SBB 10-11 SBN  10-11 SBI 10-11 SBA 10-11
SBB 12-13 SBN 12-13 SBI 12-13 SBA 12-13
SBB 14-15 SBN 14-15 SBI 14-15 SBA 14-15
SBB 16-17 SBN 16-17 SBI 16-17 SBA 16-17
SBB 18-20 SBN 18-20 SBI 18-20 SBA 18-20
SBB 21-34 SBN 21-34 SBI 21-34 SBA 21-34
SBB 35-Up SBN 35-Up SBI 35-Up SBA 35-Up
Team Kumite Boys 8-11 Team Kumite Boys 12-14 Team Kumite Boys 15-17 Team Kumite Men 18Up
Girls Kumite (Sparing)
Beginner (Kumite) Girls Novice (Kumite) Girls Intermediate (Kumite) Girls Advance (Kumite) Girls
SGB 4
SGB 5
SGB 6 SGN 6
SGB 7 SGN 7 SGI 7
SGB 8-9 SGN 8-9 SGI 8-9 SGA 8-9
SGB 10-11 SGN 10-11 SGI 10-11 SGA 10-11
SGB 12-13 SGN 12-13 SGI 12-13 SGA 12-13
SGB 14-15 SGN 14-15 SGI 14-15 SGA 14-15
SGB 16-17 SGN16-17 SGI 16-17 SGA 16-17
SGB 18-20 SGN 18-20 SGI 18-20 SGA 18-20
SGB 21-34 SGN 21-34 SGI 21-34 SGA 21-34
SGB 35-Up SGB 35-Up SGB 35-Up SGB 35-Up
 Team Kumite Girls 8-11  Team Kumite Girls 12-14  Team Kumite Girls 15-17  Team Kumite Girls 18Up
Boys Kata (Form)
Beginner (Kata) Boys Novice (Kata) Boys Intermediate (Kata) Boys Advance (Kata) Boys
KBB 4
KBB 5
KBB 6 KBN 6
KBB 7 KBN 7 KGI 7
KBB 8-9 KBN 8-9 KBI 8-9 KBA 8-9
KBB 10-11 KBN 10-11 KBI 10-11 KBA 10-11
KBB 12-13 KBN 12-13 KBI 12-13 KBA 12-13
KBB 14-15 KBN 14-15 KBI 14-15 KBA 14-15
KBB 16-17 KBN16-17 KBI 16-17 KBA 16-17
KBB 18-20 KBN 18-20 KBI 18-20 KBA 18-20
KBB 21-34 KBN 21-34 KBI 21-34 KBA 21-34
KBB 35-Up KBN 35-Up KBI 35-Up KBA 35-Up
Team Kata Boys 8-11 Team Kata Boys 12-14 Team Kata Boys 15-17 Team Kata Men18- Up
Girls Kata (Form)
Beginner (Kata) Girls Novice (Kata) Girls Intermediate (Kata) Girls Advance (Kata) Girls
KGB 4
KGB 5
KGB 6 KGN 6
KGB 7 KGN 7 KGI 7
KGB 8-9 KGN 8-9 KGI 8-9 KGA 8-9
KGB 10-11 KGN 10-11 KGI 10-11 KGA 10-11
KGB 12-13 KGN 12-13 KGI 12-13 KGA 12-13
KGB 14-15 KGN 14-15 KGI 14-15 KGA 14-15
KGB 16-17 KGN16-17 KGI 16-17 KGA 16-17
KGB 18-20 KGN 18-20 KGI 18-20 KGA 18-20
KGB 21-34 KGN 21-34 KGI 21-34 KGA 21-34
KGB 35-Up KGN 35-Up KGI 35-Up KGA 35-Up
Team Kata Girls 8-11 Team Kata Girls 12-14 Team Kata Girls 15-17 Team Kata Girls 18Up

*The tournament directors reserve the right to change or combine divisions if there are less than five competitors per division or for fairness, also the directors will split divisions into light and heavy if beamed necessary.

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