Mossel Bay Sport & Recreation Festival Karate Tournament, 17 Sep 2022


Date: 17 September 2022

Venue: Town Hall, Marsh street, Mossel Bay

Entry fee: R130 per competitor

Entries close: 02 September 2022

Email Sensei Elmarie van Zyl at admin@shotokan.org.za if you would like an entry form and/or more information.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

1. Categories may be combined/amalgamated if less than 3 competitors.

2. Katas: White and Pre-Yellow Belts may do Kihon Kata and/or Taikyoku Shodan. Green and higher may do any kata in any round.

3. Kata Rounds: White to orange belts will only do 1 round kata; Green and higher will do 2 rounds and may not repeat a kata, not even in a tie situation.

4. Knock-out system will be used for kata, Kumite and Kobudo.

5. Judging Systems: Kumite will use the mirror system and Kata will use the point system.

6. Uniforms and equipment:

a) Bubble mitts for kumite (any colour)

b) Mouth Guards are COMPULSARY for kumite.

c) Protective equipment is allowed, but competitors 13y+ are NOT ALLOWED to wear body protectors! Females 13y+ may wear breast protectors and Males 13y+ may wear groin protectors.

d) Referee uniform: grey pants, white short- sleeve shirt, tie, black soft-sole shoes, black socks, navy blazer, own whistle.

TOURNAMENT CATEGORIES

KATA

Categories are divided in Male & Female.

Age & Belt Groups:

Under 07y: Only White-Orange belts

07-08y; 09-10y, 11-12y, 13y, 14-15y, 16-17y, 18-20y, 21-35y, 36y+
White-Orange, Green-Purple/Red, Brown-Black

INCLUSIVE KATA
(Special Needs Competitors)

Categories are Mixed Gender.

Belt Groups:

– Children u07y-12y: All Belts

– Cadet 13y-17y: All Belts

– Open 18y+: All Belts

KOBUDO
SHORT / LONG WEAPON

Categories are Mixed Gender.

Belt Groups:

– Children u07y-12y: All Belts

– Cadet 13y-17y: All Belts

– Open 18y+: All Belts

KUMITE
NIHON KUMITE

Categories are divided in Male & Female.

Age & Belt Groups:
Under 07y: Only White-Orange belts

07-08y; 09-10y, 11-12y
White-Orange, Green-Purple/Red, Brown-Black

SANBON KUMITE

Categories are divided in Male & Female.

Age Groups:
13y, 14-15y, 16-17y, 18-20y, 21-35y, 36y+:

Belt Groups:
White-Orange, Green-Purple/Red, Brown-Black