When: Saturday, April 22, 2023, Doors open at 8am. See age specific report times below.
Where: 2442 Sims Ave, Stevens Point, WI Stevens Point Parks and Rec Dept - Gym attached to the Boys and Girls Club.
Why: This tournament is a cooperative event with the hope of providing our martial arts students the chance to compete and learn from their success and the success of others.
On-Site Registration will begin at 8:00 am.
TEAM FORMS will report NO LATER THAN 11am, regardless of age.
Each spectator will be entered for a chance to win one of 4 award baskets put together by the Students, families, and parents from Five Rings Martial Arts. Additional chances will be available. Chance drawing will occur at around Noon.
Coach/Referee/Ring Assignment meeting will occur at 8:45 (the same time as the first call for competitors)
Limited Seating will be available, BYOChair.
No Carry-Ins, No Alcohol, No abusive behavior.
Divisions will be created prior to each individual event.
ages 12+ Schedule of Events
Report time NO LATER THAN 8:45am.
Forms and Weapons divisions will be called at 8:45
Breaking divisions will be called at 9:30
Sparring will follow at 10:30
Ages 4-11 Schedule of events
Report time NO LATER THAN 11:30AM
Forms and weapons divisions will be called at 11:30
Breaking Divisions will be called at 1:00
Sparring will follow at 2:00
Olympic Taekwondo sparring rules will apply.
You MUST bring your own equipment. NO DAEDO.
LIGHT HEAD CONTACT for all 12+ divisions (all belts) - NO KNOCK OUTS
4-11 will be NO HEAD CONTACT (all belts)
Two rounds of 45 seconds with a 30 second rest between rounds
Sudden Victory Overtime if tied - first kicking point wins.
Coaches can challenge a penalty or point ONLY ONE TIME.
1 point for punches to the body, 2 points for kicks to the body, 3 points for kicks to the head. Spins to the body get a 2 point bonus. NO BONUS FOR SPINNING TO HEAD.
No face contact with hands, No falling down, No leaving the ring, No grabbing, No kicking below the waist, No arguing with the referee.
For a review of sparring rules, please see the link below.
Boards must be purchased on site
Maximum of 4 breaks may be used
There is no maximum number of boards per break
YOU must provide your own board holders.
No weapons can be used to break
No chairs or tables on the mats.
Breaking divisions will be set immediately prior to the event.
Forms / Weapons Rules
Any form or weapon form is allowed. (no thrown weapons)
Forms will be judged based on power, balance, control, and martial arts aptitude.
Non-weapons forms will be judged head-to-head, both athletes performing at the same time, with judges signaling winner at the end of the performance.
Weapons forms will be done head-to-head with one athlete on the mats at a time, with both contestants returning to the ring for the judge signals.
Team Forms will report at 11:00 regardless of age.