Division Information

FORM (POOMSAE)  

Belt: White Yellow  Green  Blue  Red  Black

 

Ages:
4-5 Years - Tigers          10-11 Years -Youth      18-32 Years - Senior s        40-50 Years - Masters 2
6-7 Years - Dragon        12-14 Years – Cadet    33-40 Years – Masters 1    50 and Up – Masters 3

8-9 Years - Ninja            15-17 Years - Junior                                     


Traditional Form Requirements:
1. Competitors must present themselves in a respectful manner.
2. Competitors must execute rank appropriate, WTF approved form.
3. Performances will be graded on Taekwondo knowledge including technique, power, focus, and spirit.

Competition Format:

Competitors competing in regular poomsae competition will be divided into groups of 4 competitors and participate in an elimination format requiring the top 2 competitors to perform their form again to decide the winner. (This format will allow a competitor to perform their form more than one time)

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FAMILY & GROUP FORM

Family Examples: Husband/Wife, Parent/Child, Family Member > 2 Members 

Group Examples: Can be a mix of ranks in a group
 

Family & Group Forms Requirements:
1. Competitors must present themselves in a respectful manner.
2. Each team must consist of two or more family members.
3. Form presentation must finish with entire group synchronized for at least 10 moves.
4. Each member may perform independently for a section of the form.
5. There will be a 1 minute 40 seconds time limit (maximum).
6. Performance will be graded on Taekwondo knowledge including technique, power, focus, spirit,
creativity and synchronization.

SPORTS POOMSAE:

This event will be available ONLY for the following BLACK BELTS DIVISION:

INDIVIDUAL

12-14 Cadet-Male

12-14 Cadet-Female

15-17 Junior-Male

15-17 Junior-Female

18-30 1st Senior-Male

18-30 1st Senior-Female

31-40 2nd Senior-Male

31-40 2nd Senior-Female

41-50 1st Master-Male

41-50 1st Master-Female

51-60 2nd Master-Male

51-60 2nd Master-Female

61-65 3rd Master-Male

61-65 3rd Master-Female

66+ 4th Master-Male

66+ 4th Master-Female

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CREATIVE FORM & WEAPONS

Beginner (White and Yellow)
Intermediate (Green and Blue)

Advanced (Red)
Black Belt Division

 

Creative Form Requirements:
1. Competitors must present themselves in a respectful manner.
2. Competitors may perform any non-WTF approved form, creative or otherwise.
3. Music is optional.
4. Full uniform must be worn.
5. Forms must not run more than 1 minute 40 seconds from the time the competitors enters the ring.

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BOARD BREAKING
Belt:    White    Yellow   Green   Red   Blue   Black

Ages:
4-5 Years - A1   10-11 Years -D1      Adults 18-32 Years - G1        Senior II 40-50 Years - J1
6-7 Years - B1   12-14 Years – El     Senior I 33-40 Years – II        HI Senior III 50 and Up - K1
8-9 Years - CI    15-17 Years - F1


Board Breaking Divisions
Guidelines:
1.
Competitors must purchase boards from Dallas International TKD Championships vendor (onsite)

2. Maximum set-up time is 1 minute.
3. All participants must provide their own holders.
4. Maximum performance time is 1 minute.
5. Maximum number of tries is two (2) times.
6. All boards for breaking must meet the following thickness and dimensions based on age of participant:
Ages 4-9 -  1/2" thick board, 11" X 6" (1 /2 size)
Ages 10-11 – 1/2" thick board, 11" X 8" (1 /2 size)
Ages 12-adult - 1" thick board, 11" X 8" (full size)

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DEMONSTRATION TEAM COMPETITION

Demonstration Competition Rules:

 

All Demonstration members must participate in the individual event(s).
Masters are not allowed to be a demonstration team member.

1. Demonstration Time: Maximum of 5-7 minutes
2. Number of team competitors: a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 25 members
3. Technical Regulations
    A. Poomse, breaking, and self-defense elements are required.​
    B. Equipment and costumes can be chosen by the performers

    C. Any weapons to be used for performance must be imitations.

    D. Music and sound effects can be used (bring own music player)

Scoring:
1. Each judge will score a maximum of 10 points for originality and 10 points for technique.
2. Judges will score each performance, with the highest and lowest scores excluded.

 

 

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GYOROOGI (SPARRING)
Belt: White Yellow  Green   Blue   Red   Black

Ages:
4-5 Years - A1             10-11 Years -Youth        18-32 Years – World Class           40-50 Years - Masters 2
6-7 Years - Dragon      12-14 Years – Cadet      33-40 Years – Masters 1              50 and Up – Masters 3

8-9 Years – Ninja         15-17 Years - Junior                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contest Duration:
1. All Color Belts, Black Belts 8-9, 10-11 and under 8yrs old,  & 33 & Up Competitors

   will compete in 2 Rounds 1 minute each with a 30 second rest period


 

2. Black Belts Ages: 12-14(cadet), 15-17(Junior), 18-32(World Class)

    will compete in 2 Rounds of 1minute 30 seconds each with a 30 second rest period

*** All Rings will be using an electronic scoring system ***

*** All competitors will be required to provide their own sparring gear ***

 

Black Belts (ages 8-32) SPECIAL GEAR REQUIREMENTS

Black Belt sparring competitors 8 -32 years old must bring their own KP &P electronic socks. They will also be responsible to bring their own head gear, and all other equipment requirements.  The tournament organizing committee will provide the electronic KP&P chest guards and helmets.  A KPNP vendor will be onsite to sell socks if a competitor need to purchase them. 

JUNIOR BLACK BELT (15-17)

SPARRING CLASSIFICATION

WEIGHT CATEGORY (KG)

 

FIN

male - Not Exceeding 45kg

female - Not Exceeding 42kg

FLY

male - male - Over 45kg & Not Exceeding 48kg

female - Over 42kg & Not Exceeding 44kg

BANTAM

male - Over 48kg & Not Exceeding 51kg

female - Over 44kg & Not Exceeding 46kg

FEATHER

male - Over 51kg & Not Exceeding 55kg

female - Over 46kg & Not Exceeding 49kg

LIGHT

male - Over 55kg & Not Exceeding 59kg

female - Over 49kg & Not Exceeding 52kg

WELTER

male - Over 59kg & Not Exceeding 63kg

female - Over 52kg & Not Exceeding 55kg

LIGHT MIDDLE

male - Over 63kg & Not Exceeding 68kg

female - Over 55kg & Not Exceeding 59kg

MIDDLE

male - Over 68kg & Not Exceeding 73kg

female - Over 59kg & Not Exceeding 63kg

LIGHT HEAVY

male - Over 73kg & Not Exceeding 78kg

female - Over 63kg & Not Exceeding 68kg

HEAVY

male - Over 78kg

female - Over 68kg

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WORLD CLASS BLACK BELT (18-32)

SPARRING  CLASSIFICATION

WEIGHT CATEGORY (KG)

FIN

male - Not Exceeding 54kg

female - Not Exceeding 46kg

FLY

male - Over 54kg & Not Exceeding 58kg

female - Over 46kg & Not Exceeding 49kg

BANTAM

male - Over 58kg & Not Exceeding 63kg

female - Over 49kg & Not Exceeding 53kg

FEATHER

male - Over 63kg & Not Exceeding 68kg

female - Over 53kg & Not Exceeding 57kg

LIGHT

male - Over 68kg & Not Exceeding 74Kg

female - Over 57kg & Not Exceeding 62kg

WELTER

male - Over 74kg & Not Exceeding 80kg

female - Over 62kg & Not Exceeding 67kg

MIDDLE

male - Over 80kg & Not Exceeding 87kg

female - Over 67kg & Not Exceeding 73kg

HEAVY

male - Over 87kg

female - Over 73kg

CADET BLACK BELT (12-14)

SPARRING CLASSIFICATION

WEIGHT CATEGORY (KG)

FIN

male -Not Exceeding 33kg

female -Not Exceeding 29kg

FLY

male -Over 33kg & Not Exceeding 37kg

female -Over 29kg & Not Exceeding 33kg

BANTAM

male - Over 37kg & Not Exceeding 41kg

female -Over 33kg & Not Exceeding 37kg

FEATHER

male - Over 41kg & Not Exceeding 45kg

female - Over 37kg & Not Exceeding 41kg

LIGHT

male - Over 45kg & Not Exceeding 49kg

female - Over 41kg & Not Exceeding 44kg

WELTER

male - Over 49kg & Not Exceeding 53kg

female - Over 44kg & Not Exceeding 47kg

LIGHT MIDDLE

male - Over 53kg & Not Exceeding 57kg

female - Over 47kg & Not Exceeding 51kg

MIDDLE

male - Over 57kg & Not Exceeding 61kg

female - Over 51kg & Not Exceeding 55kg

LIGHT HEAVY

male - Over 61kg & Not Exceeding 65kg

female - Over 55kg & Not Exceeding 59kg

HEAVY

male - Over 65kg

female - Over 59kg

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENT

 SPARRING COMPETITORS

WILL USE THE KPNP SCORING SYSTEM. 

These competitors will be required to have their own socks. There will be a vendor onsite if you need to purchase these socks. Tournament Committee will provide Chest Guards  and Helmets.