· Sparring (Kumite)
· Forms (Kata)
· Self Defense
· Weapons Kata
· 17 & over
Categories above will compete with their respective ranking
ALL CONTESTANTS MUST WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR!
· Head gear
· Hand & Feet Gear
· Groin Protection
· Mouth Guard
COMPETITORS COMPETE AT THE AGE THEY ARE CURRENTLY.
ALL COMPETITORS MUST COMPETE AT THE HIGHEST BELT RANK THEY HAVE ACHIEVED. THE RINGS ARE RUN WITH MINIMUM OF 2 JUDGES PER RING
UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT If you are Disqualified due to any form of unsportsmanlike behavior you will receive no awards or points for that tournament and risk being banned from future Islamic Games Martial Arts events (this includes non competitors).
Anyone found not competing in his/her correct age or belt division (highest belt ranked achieved) will be automatically disqualified and no points will be awarded.
Judges will score based on spirit, performance, technique and basics not according to their personal version of the form.
KATA & WEAPONS (Only one traditional Forms division allowed per competitor )
Forms are scored on a scale of 5.00 to 10.00.
Black belts are scored on a scale of 5. 00 to 10.00.
TIES: ties for 1st place must redo their form; 2nd place and on; use the highest low score to break the tie. If still tied use the highest middle score.
Order of competition: Ring coordinators will collect the competitor cards shuffle them and have either the competitors or the scorekeepers randomly draw the first 3 competitors.
The order of the first three and last person to compete should be announced in the ring and noted on the competitor card (i.e. 1st up, 2nd up, 3rd up and last up). Late entries are allowed, provided the first 3 competitors have not received their scores. The late entry competitor must compete right away.
A competitor who forgets his/her form or drops weapon may ask for a restart with no penalty or deduction.
NO restarts for Black Belts.
SPARRING (only one sparring division allowed per competitor)
NO WARNINGS FOR ANY PENALTY.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT IS MANDATORY IN ALL DIVISIONS!!
Soft foam Head, Hand, & Foot Gear and Mouth Piece. (Fingers & Toes must be covered)
Jewelry or other objects that might endanger a competitor may not be worn.
5 points or 2 minutes rounds.
If score is tied after 2 minutes first person to score a point is declared the winner.
TARGET AREAS. CHEST, Ribs, Abdominal area, Kidneys HEAD: Light contact
No contact to the FACE MASK!
NO CONTACT: MEANS NO CONTACT!! Contact to Facial area will result in automatic Penalty Point being awarded to other player.
Swelling, Redness, or Bleeding will be automatic disqualification to other player.
GRABS: Grabbing the uniform top or pants is allowed for1 second as long as followed up with a scoring technique.
NO GROUND FIGHTING.
SWEEPS: Sweeps are not allowed. No “leg checking”.
BYES: All Byes will be given in first round only. No competitor shall be exempt from the draw to select the byes at any
PROTESTS: Competitors, Parents or Instructors may NOT protest judgment calls. You may protest a rule violation, if done in a respectful manor. Protests must be made during or at the end of a match and before the next match begins. The Arbitrator has the final say.
OUT OF BOUNDS: A Player is out of bounds when both feet are outside the ring area. Running out of bounds 3 times is a penalty point awarded to opponent. Fighting out of bounds requires a restart.
Two competitors from the same school shall not fight each other until the final round or until unavoidable (i.e. only 3 competitors in the division). Byes must be randomly drawn and if this results in 2 competitors from the same school having to compete against each other, then it is unavoidable. At no time should a competitor be exempt from the draw
for selecting the byes.
Self Defense – Each student must do three self defense moves. Student must have a training partner to demonstrate on. Weapons are welcome however not required.