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The North American Karate and Fitness Schools and
the North American Tang Soo Do Association present...

the
25TH Annual

North American Karate and Fitness Championships

Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Conference Center

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8TH 2014

OPEN TO ALL LEGITIMATE  SCHOOLS OF TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ART

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PLACE:
7 Springs Mountain Resort, Champion PA

SCHEDULED EVENTS:
8:30 AM Registration

9:00 AM Haidoong Gumdo and Weapons

10:00 AM Adult Black Belt Forms
11:00 AM Opening Ceremonies and Color Belt Competition Immediately Following

PRE-REGISTRATION FEE:
$50 FOR ONE  EVENT
$10 EACH ADDITIONAL EVENT

AT THE DOOR:
$60 FOR ONE EVENT
$10 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL EVENT
ALL PRE-REGISTRATIONS DUE BY OCTOBER 27 TH

$10 SPECTATOR TICKETS AT THE DOOR ONLY
Resort Accommodations: Special room rates  for NAKF championship competitors and families  are available.

call now and reserve your rooms  1-800-452-2223

ANY INSTRUCTOR OR SCHOOL WITH 20 OR MORE STUDENTS IN ATTENDENCE WILL RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY HOTEL ROOM AT 7 SPRINGS MOUNTAIN RESORT ON FRIDAY OR SATURDAY NIGHT.
Instructors must have your students pre-registered by October 29th to be eligible for this offer.

SEND ALL PRE-REGISTRATIONS TO:
Master P. Oien
PO Box 313
Greensburg, PA 15601

**Absolutely No Refunds**
**No Personal Checks at the Door**



CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

FORMS COMPETITION

All competitors must have a, traditional martial arts uniform with belt in all competitions.

All forms will be judged on a basis of rank and ability i.e. stance, snap, concentration, attitude and abillity, not on the correctness of the form. One’s style idea of correctness can very from another. Therefore forms will only be judged on the fore mentioned qualities.

SPARRING COMPETITION

Color Belt
Full gear must be worn, Head gear, Hand gear, Foot gear, Groin cup and Mouth piece must be worn during all free sparring matches.
No open hand techniques or back fists will score for a point but may be used as faking techniques.
  1. Color belt sparring will be most points in 2 minutes.
  2. Point areas will be chest and sides of the body with reverse punch. Well controlled kicking techniques will score to the face mask area and sides of the head. Also well, controlled kicking techniques will score to the sides of the body, abdomen and chest or solar plexus. Excessive contact will result in a warning followed by disqualification.
  3. Any competitor, family member or instructor showing willful disrespect to judges center ref or dirsupting the ring will be immediately disqualified.
  4. Any competitor or family member or instructor, of the competitor, arguing or challenging the center referee or dirsupting the judges in the ring, will mean  immediate disqualification for the competitor.
  5. Intentional contact with drawing of blood will be immediate disqualification. If the judges conclude by unanimous decision that the injured competitor’s injury was cause by walking or leaning in to the technique, there will be no disqualification and both competitors may resume the match.
Black Belt
3 minutes or five points.
All rules for color belt apply although face punch with control is a point technique. Judges must use discretion in deciding on excessive contact even when blood is drawn. It must be a unanimous decision to disqualify a competitor. If a competitor walks into an attack and is injured the match may continue if all judges and the competitor agree to continue.

BREAKING COMPETITION

All boards including children and adults must be purchase at the tournament to insure fairness in the competition. All boards children and adult will be the same quality.
Children under 5 may purchase 4 inch wide boards if available.
Children 8 and under may use ¼ inch boards.
Children 9 to 12 may use minimum ½ inch boards or 2, ¼ inch boards.
Children 13 and up must use, minimum, 1 inch boards or 2, ½ inch boards per station.

Judging
Judging of breaking will be primarily on the degree of difficulty of the break and number of tries to success.

Color belts and Blackbelts under 18
Any number of boards 2 stations, 2 tries each station.

Black belts (adults)
Any number of boards 3 stations 2 tries each station.

Masters
Any number of boards 3 stations disqualification after 1st mistake.

CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISIONS

FORMS, SPARRING & BREAKING
5 to 6 Boys & Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red
7 to 8 Boys & Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
9 to 10 Boys & Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
11 to 12 Boys White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
11 to 12 Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
13 to 14 Boys White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
13 to 14 Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
15 to 17 Boys White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
15 to 17 Girls White Yellow Orange Green Red Black


18 to 37 Men
White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
18 to 37 Women White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
38 & up Men White Yellow Orange Green Red Black
38 & up Women White Yellow Orange Green Red Black

WEAPONS/HAIDONG GUMDO
5 to 8 Beginner Intermediate Advanced
9 to 12 Beginner Intermediate Advanced
13 to 14 Beginner Intermediate Advanced
15 to 17 Beginner Intermediate Advanced
19 to 37
38 & up
Beginner Intermediate Advanced

BLACKBELT SENIOR GRAND CHAMPION
18 to 37 Men 38 & up Men Weapons All Blackbelt
18 to 37 Women 38 & up Women Men's Blackbelt Sparring, Forms (19+)
Masters Men Women's Blackbelt Sparring, Forms (19+)
Masters Women Junior Blackbelt Forms (7 to 18)

SEE  YOU THERE!