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Martial Arts

 

DATE:  Saturday, July 11, 2020

SITE:  Stormont Vail Events Center: 1 Expocentre Dr., Topeka, KS  66612. Click here for directions.

TIME:  Please scroll down for event schedule

FEE:  $30/person (includes six events). Participants are only allowed to select one division per event.

REGISTRATION:  Registration will open March 1st.  Online registration only.

DEADLINE:  Friday, July 3rd at 6pm.  The deadline will not be extended.  No late entries.

EVENT DAY ENTRIES:  Day of entries will be accepted with a $5 late fee.

T-SHIRTS:  Commemorative t-shirts will be distributed to participants who register prior to the posted deadline.

LODGING:  Click here to make your reservation now  with one of our partner hotels.

COMMISSIONER:  Robert Beine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please Note: By registering for this event, all participants agree to the Sunflower State Games No Refund Policy and all posted rules and policies. Click here for more information.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

  • 8:30 a.m. - Registration/Checkin will open
  • 10:00 a.m. - Blackbelt Weapons/Forms/Freestyle
  • 11:00 a.m. - Underbelt Weapons/Forms/Freestyle
  • 12:30 p.m. - Team Forms
  • 1:00 p.m. - Lunch Break
  • 1:30 p.m. - Sparring Meeting
  • Followed immediately by Underbelt sparring
  • PLEASE NOTE: These times are estimates only.  Times may change due to number of participants, scoring, and ties.

DIVISIONS & EVENTS:

  • Novice Underbelt: White, Yellow, Orange, Blue, or Green if in Tae Kwon Do.  Generally less than a year of experience.
  • Intermediate: Green, Purple, or Blue if in Tae Kwon Do.  Generally 1 to 2 years of experience.
  • Advanced: Brown or Red.  Generally over 2 years of experience.
  • Blackbelt & Junior Blackbelt
  • Please Note: Age Determination Date is July 1st for all divisions.
  • Click here for a complete listing of events.

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT:

  • Uniform: Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu in good shape not to hinder performance. (Ex. Too long pants, torn uniform, etc.)
  • Weapons: Weapons should be in good shape not to hinder performance. (Ex. Cracked wood, torn string, etc.)
  • Sparring: Safety head, hand, and foot gear. Groin cup and mouthpiece. Hand and foot gear must cover fingers and toes.
  • Optional Equipment: Knee and elbow pads, shin guards, and chest protection.

SPARRING RULES:

  • All techniques are worth 1 point. The winner will be decided after two minutes or 5-point spread.
  • No groin contact. No face contact below brown or red belt or in youth divisions.
  • No down fighting. There will be one second grabs or holds allowed.
  • Click here for additional Martial Arts Sparring Rules

WEIGHT CLASSES:

  • Light weight: 140 lbs. & below
  • Middle weight: 141-170 lbs.
  • Heavy weight: 171 lbs. & above

STORMONT VAIL EVENTS CENTER:

  • An admission fee will be charged to all spectators. Adults (18 and over) - $5, Students (5-17) - $3, Children (4 & under) - free.
  • Please note that outside food and drink are not allowed inside the Stormont Vail Events Center. Concessions will be sold on site.

FITNESS EXPO:

The Stormont Vail Events Center will also be home to the Sunflower State Games Fitness Expo! The Fitness Expo will highlight different organizations in the health and wellness field. Admission to the Fitness Expo is included in admission to the Stormont Vail Events Center! Click here for more information.

 

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