Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo

Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo

Arnold Kids Classic

The Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo will run on Sunday 22nd March, 2020

The event is open to all kids under 18 yrs.

The event will be held at Fighting Arts Fitness Centre, 203-207 Glenroy Road, Glenroy

As with most competitions, competitors will be matched according to a closest fit policy (age, rank, weight – if sparring)

 

Total Number will be capped at the first 30 participants per session to co-operate with Government restrcictions regarding Mass gatherings.
 

Sunday 22nd March – all under 18 years

The day will be split into 3 sessions:

8am – Registration (Under 10 years of ages)

9am – Kick off (Under 10 years of ages)

11am – registration (10-14 years)

12noon – kick off (10-14 years)

2pm – Registration (14 years + over)

3.00pm – Kick off (14 years + over)

As categories finish, medals will be awarded, and people invited to leave to ensure we limit people in the venue at any one time.

Parents are welcome to attend with juniors, we would never prevent that, however if you are bringing 10 members of your family to come watch, please limit this to parents/siblings only.

We will have people on the door monitoring attendance levels.

A reminder:

• The event is FREE for all those persons previously registered in the Arnold Classic Taekwondo World Championships

• New entrants are being accepted (numbers will be capped) – links in event listing

• We can accommodate all those previously registered

• New entrants will get FREE entry to the next Arnold Classic Taekwondo Championships (date to be advised)

• Spectators are FREE of charge

• BYO protective equipment

• BYO sanitizer, towels and drink bottles

If you feel unwell, display flu symptoms, or have been in proximity to somebody you know has been expose to Coronavirus, please do not attend (including spectators)

If you have any concerns whatsoever, please do not feel pressured to attend, all people will be credited the rescheduled Arnold Classic Taekwondo whether you attend this weekend or not.

We understand some people will opt not to take up this offer of a FREE tournament, in which case we hope to see you all at the rescheduled Arnold Classic Taekwondo World Championships (date will be posted as it comes to hand)

NOTE: If Government Directives regarding events change further we are obligated to fall into line with them.

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REGISTER BELOW

There will be NO HEAD CONTACT in Sparring in the Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo (under 14’s)

Arnold Kids Classic Events

WT Style:  Sparring (individual), Poomsae (individual)

ITF style:  Sparring (individual), Patterns (individual)

Note: Coaches who have previously registered for the Arnold Classic Taekwondo World Championships are not required to register twice.

However, any person not registered as a coach  WILL NOT gain access to the competition area.

Coaches Register (Click here)

Umpires register (Click here)

Competitors Register (Fill in Form Below)














  • Should coach choose to enter a generic email for the whole team, note that no confirmations or updates will be sent directly to the competitor, in which case Organizers takes no responsibiity where important information is not passed on.

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY

  • All coaches will be sent team lists 2 weeks prior to the event to update / confirm ranks for students who have graded between the date of registration and the competition.
  • All competitors MUST complete the following :

    All ages as of 22nd March 2020
    Entries close 20th March 2020 (entries accepted after this date only at the full discretion of the organizers, additional cost will apply)
  • WTF/WT style competitors select from (below)

    Complete this section if your school practices Poomse or Taeguk forms, or olympic style sparring format.
    All Team events please ensure you have 3-5 persons per team.
    All persons need to include event on their registration form.

  • Your Name Team Member 2 Team Member 3 Team Member 4 Team Member 5  
    Ensure all TEAM events members have lodged an individual registration form including THIS event
  • ITF competitors select from (below)

    Complete this section if your school practices Chon Ji or Chang Hon Patterns or Tul or adopts the ITF style of Sparring.
    If unsure, check with your instructor or contact organizers.
    All Team events please ensure you have 3-5 persons per team.
    All persons need to include event on their registration form.
  • Your Name Team Member 2 Team Member 3 Team Member 4 Team Member 5  
    Ensure all TEAM events members have lodged an individual registration form including THIS event





    Where participant is under 18 years of age, parent or legal guardian must check this box on their behalf.

    As participant is under 18 years of age, parent or legal guardian MUST check this box on their behalf.
    All orders will be collected at event registration
    * T-shirts will not be available for sale at the event
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COMPETITION RULES

All competitors, coaches and officials must be familiar with the competition rules and guidelines for THIS event.

As this is quite a unique open event, rules are based on, but may vary from, those applicable to competitions sanctioned and run by the various organizations that participants may normally take part in.

This event is sanctioned by the Arnold Sports Festival Australia.

Competitor /Official Dress Code

  • All competitors MUST compete in a standard Taekwondo uniform / dobok (not shorts, tshirts, tracksuits, street clothes etc), any colour is fine.
  • All coaches must be in a club tracksuit or similar (no jeans, thongs, casual wear etc)
  • All officials must be in dark navy/black long pants/skirt, white shirt and navy tie. A polo or t-shirt may be allocated by event organizers.

Sparring Protective equipment

All persons competing in sparring must bring their own protective equipment.

  • WTF/WT style – Competitors must wear their own Chest, Groin, Shin, Arm, Mouth and Head guards. Instep protectors and Gloves are now also required
  • ITF style – gloves, boots, mouthguard, groinguard (compulsory), head guard, arm guard, shin guard (optional)

Reporting to competition area

It is the competitor and coach’s responsibility to arrive at the ring in time for the commencement of their event. Bout and Ring Numbers will be displayed on each Jury table to correspond with posted draw.

It is recommended that participants be ready at least 2 bouts prior to theirs and wait close to their ring, to allow for possible walkovers or bouts that end early.

where a competitor does not report the ring at their allocated bout number, the bout will be awarded to the opponent and the next bout will commence. Missed bouts will not be contested at a later time.

Competition Rules WTF/WT Sparring (Individual)

  • 3 points for jumping spinning kick to body
  • 2 points for turning body kick
  • 1 point, straight kick to body or punch to the body with shifting force

Note: There will be NO HEAD CONTACT in Sparring in the Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo (hand or foot)

All ages: No holding, No pushing, No kicks below waist, No kicks to the back, No face punching, No use of illegal tools (knee, elbow, head)

Bout procedure:

  • 2 round x 1 min (30 sec rest) – under 10 years
  • 2 Rounds x 1.5 min (45 sec rest) – 10-14 years
  • Draw : 1 additional round of 50% standard round length
  • Extra Draw : First point wins, as determined by a minimum of 2 judges.

WTF/WT Sparring (Team)

  • Team must comprise of 3 persons
  • As per above, except only 1 round per match (same times)
  • 2 points awarded for win, 1 point awarded for draw
  • Winning team is first to score 4 point.

Competition Rules ITF Sparring (Individual)

  • 2 points for  Jumping Mid section Kick
  • 1 point Mid section kick, Mid section hand attack

Note: There will be NO HEAD CONTACT in Sparring in the Arnold Kids Classic Taekwondo (hand or foot)

All ages: No holding, No pushing, No kicks below waist, No kicks to the back, No use of illegal tools (knee, elbow, head)

Bout procedure:

  • 2 rounds x 2 minutes (1 min rest) – Adults
  • 2 round x 1 min (30 sec rest) – under 10 years
  • 2 Rounds x 1.5 min (45 sec rest) – Children& Teens
  • Draw : 1 additional round of 50% standard round length
  • Extra Draw : First point wins, as determined by a minimum of 2 judges.

ITF Sparring (Team)

  • Team must comprise of 3 persons (same gender)
  • As per above, except only 1 round per match (same times)
  • 2 points awarded for win, 1 point awarded for draw
  • Winning team is first to score 4 point.

Note: Team Sparring events will only take place where there is an opponent of same gender and age group. Age group is determined by the oldest member of the team.

Competition Rules WTF/WT Poomse / Forms (individual)

All Poomse / Forms categories will be judged by a panel of persons familiar with very familiar those forms. Participants will perform individually.

All gups (colour belts) will perform one routine appropriate to their rank. Black Belts will perform 2 routines, one optional and one designated by head judge, appropriate to their rank (scores will be added)

All Poomse /Forms will be scored out of 10 points based on factors including:

Technical accuracy; Power, Speed, Balance, Expression of energy

In the event of a tie, competitors will be required to perform the same form, designated by judges, simultaneously with tied opponent for comparison.

Competition Rules ITF Patterns / Tul (individual)

All Patterns / Tul categories will be judged by a panel of persons familiar with very familiar those forms. Participants will perform individually.

All gups (colour belts) will perform one routine appropriate to their rank. Black Belts will perform 2 routines, one optional and one designated by head judge, appropriate to their rank (scores will be added)

Patterns / Tuls will be scored out of 10 points based on factors including:

Technical accuracy; Power, Speed, Balance, Expression of energy

In the event of a tie, competitors will be required to perform the same pattern, designated by judges, simultaneously with tied opponent for comparison.