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Kobushi Cup February 22, 2020 Karate Tournament Miami.

Announcing the 

2020 Kobushi Cup Karate Tournament

To all my fellow Karate instructors, coaches and athletes,

On behalf of the USA-Inoue Ha Shito Ryu Organization, I am inviting you to participate in the

2020 Kobushi Cup Karate Tournament.

There will be individual divisions for kata and kumite of all ages and levels of expertise.

DATE: February 22rd , 2020

LOCATION: Hialeah Gardens High School

11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd., Hialeah-Gardens, Florida 33018.

Athletes may register for this competition by logging in at the Karate Alliance website

before Thursday February 20th 10:00pm

There will be NO on-site registration at the tournament on February 22rd

 

Individual Kata and Kumite (ON line REGISTRATION Karate Do Alliance Website)

Categories and Divisions

 

Keep in mind that FIRST TIMERS students have practiced only for a few Days to 2-4 months.

BEGINNERS are students that have 6 months to 1 year of practice.

NOVICES are students that have 1 year to 2 years of practice.

INTERMEDIATE are students that have 2 years to 3 years of practice.

ADVANCED are any students that have 4 years and above of practice.

 DIVISIONS: Kata and Kumite 4 and Up.

All 4-5, 6-7, 8-9  My First Tim Divisions Boys and Girls Separated.

All 4                       Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov.

All 5                       Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov.

All 6                       Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov.

 All 7                      Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All 8                       Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int. Adv.

All 9                       Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int. Adv.

All 10-11               Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All 12-13               Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All 14-15               Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All 16-17               Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All 18-34              Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int.

All +35 Up           Years Boys and Girls Kata and Kumite Beg. Nov. Int. Advance Master.

                                                              

             Para Karate Divisions

All 7-10      Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 11-13     Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 14-17     Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 18-34     Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 34 Up     Years Boys and Girls Kata

 Kata Score System USA Karate and WKF Rules.

All 10-11       Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 12-13       Years Boys and Girls Kata

 All 14-15       Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 16-17       Years Boys and Girls Kata

All 18-34       Years Boys and Girls Kata

 

 Kumite Advance

All 8 Years Girls Kumite Advance -35kg / + 35kg

All 8 Years Boys Kumite Advance -37kg / + 37kg

All 9 Years Girls Kumite Advance -37kg / + 37kg

All 9 Years Boys Kumite Advance -40kg / + 40kg

All 10-11 Years Girls Kumite Advance -40kg / + 40kg

All 10-11 Years Boys Kumite Advance -43kg / + 43kg

All 12-13 Years Girls Kumite Advance -45kg / + 45kg

All 12-13 Years Boys Kumite Advance -48kg / + 48kg

All 14-15 Years Girls Kumite Advance -52kg / + 52kg

All 14-15 Years Boys Kumite Advance -55kg / + 55kg

All 16-17 Years Girls Kumite Advance -58kg / + 58kg

All 16-17 Years Boys Kumite Advance -63kg / + 63kg

All 18-34 Years Girls Kumite Advance -60kg / + 60kg

           All 18-34 Years Boys Kumite Advance -67kg / -75kg / +75kg

 

Rules and Regulations Kata & Kumite.

                               Degrees or levels for divisions in the League:

FIRST TIMERS: We say Kyu or white belts that are presented to a tournament for the first time.

BEGINNERS: Ninth and Eighth Kyu who have a Year of practice.

NOVICES: Seventh, Sixth and Fifth Kyu or one year to two years of practice.

INTERMIDIATE: Fourth, Third, Second and First Kyu or spent Two years to Three years of practice.

ADVANCE: First Kyu and Black Belts, with more than Four years of practice.

 

KATA

Simultaneous execution for all divisions except the WKF divisions.

*All Beg & Nov. must perform Kihon Kata and can repeat the same Kata.

*All Intermediates cannot perform advanced Kata (refer to the list), can repeat the Kata all round.

*All advanced level must perform a different Kata in the medal rounds than the one prior to previous round.

*If Int./ Adv. Combined, they can repeat the same Kata all rounds.

*WKF divisions (Advance 12-13 Up) must preform a different kata each round.

*DO NOT disqualify any Beg / Nov divisions under any circumstances.

If any competitors in this category comes to halt, have them repeat the kata then proceed to Hantei.

*Disqualification due to the lack of a bow(s) will be only fro WKF/Elite divisions.

*Participation medals are ONLY for those who did not place in Kata or Kumite.

*All divisions will have two third place finalists in Kata and Kumite.

*Beginner, Novice, and Intermediate divisions will not have repecharge.

*All advanced matches have repecharge.

 KUMITE

*Only licensed referees can function as the center referee or corner judge.

*Only licensed judges can work as corner judges.

*Judges can only indicate points and jogai, unless the referee says otherwise.

 *Referees CAN NOT asks for point reconsideration.

 *Fights last 1 ½ minutes for everyone 13 years or younger.

 *Fights last 2 minutes for 12-17 years of age and 18 & up non-elite divisions.

 *Fights last 3 minutes for all WKF/Elite male divisions.

 *All hand to face contact must be penalized for everyone under 17 years of age.

 *Skin touch is allowed for those 18 and over with gloves.

 *Light touch” head kicks are permitted for all ages.

 *All competitors must wear shin pads in addition to the gloves.

 *In youth divisions, if the shin pads are too big, they are allowed to just use the foot pads.

 *No jewelry is permitted.

 *Head gear is optional for all divisions except those in WKF/Elite divisions.

 *All advanced matches 10-11 years and up will have repecharge.

 *Beginner, Novice, and Intermediate divisions will not have repecharge.

If Nota: DO NOT disqualify any Beg. / Nov. divisions under any circumstances.

If any competitors in this category comes to halt, have them repeat the kata then proceed to Hantei.

In divisions other than USA Team Trial divisions, competitors may repeat the same kata

in every round, except in all Advanced divisions, of every age category, competitors must

perform a different kata in the final (“medal”) round.

BEGINNER AND NOVICE DIVISIONS MAY PERFORM ONLY THE FOLLOWING KATAS:

Taikyoku / Heian – Pinan / Gekisai / Fukui Kata / Kihon Kata

 THE INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED DIVISION MAY PERFORM ANY WKF KATA WITH THE EXCEPTION

THAT THE INTERMEDIATE DIVISION MAY NOT PERFORM THE FOLLOWING KATAS

(THESE KATAS MAY ONLY BE PERFORMED IN THE ADVANCED DIVISION):

Anan / Anan Dai / Chatanyara Kusanku / Chinto / Gankaku / Gojushiho / Gojushiho Dai / Gojushiho Sho / Hakucho

Heiku / Kanchin / Kanku Sho / Kosokun (Kushanku) Sho / Kururunfa / Kusanku / Matusumura Bassai (Passai)

Nipaipo / Paiku / Papuren / Sanseru / Seisan (Seishan) / Sochin / Suparinpei / Tomari Bassai (Passai)

Useishi / Unsu (Unshu).

Individual Participation Fee: $75.00 .  *Includes registration for both Kata and Kumite

I hope you will join us on February 22rd , 2020!

If you have any questions please contact me by e-mail classickarate@hotmail.com or by phone at (305)299-2632.

Sincerely Yours,

Carlos Quintero

 

 

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