Galway Open 2009 Saturday 28th March 11 am Kingfisher Sports Centre NUI Galway Entry Fee €20
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Age____________(all competitors must be
Current Belt Level:___________
Entrance forms and fees will be accepted on the day. Any Queries contact Clodagh Fitzpatrick on 0877527025 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Liability Waiver In consideration of your acceptance of my entry, I do hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages, including bodily injury, which I may have or which may occur to me against all members of NUI Galway Taekwondo, T.K.D.I. or their respective officers, representatives, successors, and/or assigns for any and all damages which may be sustained by me in connection with associations with or entry into this event, or which may arise out of traveling to, participating in, and returning from this event. I understand that Tae Kwon Do and all styles of Martial Arts are body contact sports. I irrevocably consent to the unrestricted use by NUI Galway TKD, and those acting with permission and authority, of my name and any and all photographs and visual audio recording which has been taken of me or which I may be included, for all purposes, in any and all media, without limitation, including advertising, solicitation, or trade. I further understand all the contents of the rules and general information which was published by the organizing committee and I agree to them in their entirety. I further understand that I may be dismissed from the premises if my conduct is not cooperative to the successful operation of the competition. I have read the liability waiver and agree to enter under the terms and conditions of the event. Signed________________________ Parent/Guardian if Under 18 Date____________
This is a light contact competition. All styles, all associations welcome. Fair judging, no politics. Coaching allowed. Full safety equipment must be worn no exceptions. See Official TKDI rules attachment for more information.
All Competitors must be physically and mentally fit, be an active member of a martial arts club/gym/school and must wear proper attire for competition. Competitors are expected to behave in appropriate fashion.
mixed patterns, white - yellow mixed patterns, green - blue mixed patterns, red - black
(1 x 2 minute rounds) Male Weight Divisions: -65kgs (light), -75kgs (middle) and +75kgs (heavy) male sparring, white – green tag: light - points male sparring, white – green tag: middle - points male sparring, white –green tag: heavy - points male sparring, green – red tag: light - continuous male sparring, green – red tag: middle - continuous male sparring, green – red tag: heavy – continuous male sparring, red - black: light – continuous male sparring, red - black: middle - continuous male sparring, red - black: heavy - continuous
Female Weight Divisions: -60kgs (light), +60kgs (middle) female sparring, white – green tag: light - points female sparring, white – green tag: middle - points female sparring, green – red tag: light - continuous female sparring, green – red tag: middle - continuous female sparring, red - black: light - continuous female sparring, red - black: middle - continuous Weight categories are subject to change on the day depending on competitor numbers.
Points sparring rules apply. Each team must be made up of 2 females and 4 males and have one member at black belt level. Fighters are matched by coaches irrespective of weight, there will however be no mixed gender fights. Each member of a team will fight one member of the opposing team. The team with the most winning competitors will go on to the next round. On the day competitors who are not part of a prearranged team may be given the option of forming a mixed club team.