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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Release

Updated 8 AUG 2005:

32ND  PESTA  SUKAN   NATIONAL  TAEKWONDO  CHAMPIONSHIPS

27 & 28 Aug 2005 ( Saturday & Sunday )

 

 

  ZEN Players:

Brian Peh        \

Jason Mok        | > 28 Aug 2005

Victor Wong     |
Danial                   27 Aug 2005

 

 

 

Free Weight Check : 

        31 July 2005 ( Sunday ) 2.30pm to 3.00pm at National Training Centre

 

Official Weigh-in :

        31 July 2005 ( Sunday ) 3.00pm to 4.00pm at National Training Centre

 

Venue: Yishun Sports Hall

ELIGIBILITY

1.1  Members of clubs affiliated to Singapore Taekwondo Federation ( STF )

2.2  Brown belt, poom belt and black belt holders (Grades obtained in April 2005 or earlier).

 

CLASSIFICATIONS (FREE SPARRING)

       Junior Category       14 to 17 years old

                                (Born from 1 Jan 1988 to 31 Dec 1991)

       Senior Category      18 years old and above

                                (Born on or before 31 Dec 1987)

 

(Details on the weight divisions are provided below)

 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

        One player per weight category

UNIFORM

        Contestants shall wear the official uniform of the STF. Those who fail to observe this rule will be barred from participation.

 

FIXTURES

        The tournament fixtures will be ready for collection from the Secretariat on Friday 12 August 2005

   METHOD OF COMPETITION

Single elimination system

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 WTF and STF rules amended on 12 April 2005 will apply.

 Free sparring will be conducted in 3 round of 2 minutes each with 1minute rest in between rounds. The organising committee reserves the right to modify the duration

Kicking to the head is prohibited for the Junior Divisions.  The competitor who executes a kick to the head will be given a one-point (Gam-Jeom) deduction if there is no injury at all or an immediate disqualification if it results in any injury.  Only one Gam-Jeom shall be given for head kick per match.

REGISTRATION

Proofs of participants’ grades and ages (for those below 17 years old) are required for verification.  Grading cards, blackbelt/poom certificates, birth certificates and passports are acceptable as documentary proofs.

Registration Fees: S$ 30.00* per affiliate plus S$5.00 per contestants.

PROVISION OF REFEREE

 All participating teams or clubs are required to provide one qualified National Referee for the tournament.  If the referee chalks up 100% attendance, the registration fee of S$30.00* will be refunded after the tournament.

 

EQUIPMENT

     Participants are responsible for their own protective equipment.   Shin, forearm, groin guards , Body Protectors & Head Gear

Equipment used for the competition must be approved by the STF.

 AWARDS

 The following prizes will be presented:

 1st place                  : One Gold Medal

 2nd place                 : One Silver Medal

 3rd place                 : Two Bronze Medals

 

In addition to 16.1, 3 teams titles – overall champions, 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up – will be awarded.

 All medal winners must be present in FULL uniform to receive their prizes

Changes to National Tournament Rules 

·         The championships will be for juniors and seniors only.  Juniors are those who ages are from 14 to 17 based on the year of competition while the seniors are those who are 18 years old and more.  Therefore those born on or before 31 December 1991 may participate in the tournament.  The young junior category (13 years old & below ) will have a separate competition which has been tentatively scheduled for November 2005.

 

·         Each affiliate is allowed to field only one player per weight category whose grade will be that obtained in the April 2005 promotion test or earlier.

 

·         The ‘National Championships’ coach passes will replace the coach passes for entry into the field of play.

 

GUIDELINES

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

 

The following guidelines are not intended to be exhaustive and include at the absolute minimum the code of conduct herein described.

 

1.                    The participants must at all times conduct and behave themselves in a manner befitting of a Taekwondo exponent and will take reasonable care to ensure that the good name of the Federation will not be tarnished by rowdy or bad behavior.

 

2.                    The decisions of  all judges and referees are deemed final save that in the event of a genuine dispute or disagreement, the complainant must:

 

a)                   Refrain from use of abusive language;

b)                   Channel his / her protest through the Team Manager or coach of his / her club to an authorised official of the Federation on the day of the event. 

 

3.                    Any attempts to discredit any officials, judges, and referees without good cause subjects those participants to disciplinary actions.

 

4.                    No one, including the Team Manager or coaches is allowed to step beyond the boundary line of the RECORDER’S table.

 

5.                    Anyone previously disqualified is not allowed to participate without first seeking clearance from the Secretariat.

 

6.                    The Federation and / or its organisers reserve the right to vary or add to the above rules if and whenever necessary.

 

Arbitration and Sanction

 

                The Board of Arbitration shall make corrections of misjudgments according to their decision regarding protests and take disciplinary action against the officials committing the misjudgment or any illegal behavior and the results of which shall be sent to the Secretariat of the STF. The Board of Arbitration shall also be entitled the Extraordinary Committee of Sanction concurrently at the competition for the matters in relation to competition management.

 

1)       The STF President or Hon Secretary (in case of their absence, the Technical Delegate) may request the Extraordinary Committee of Sanction for deliberation when any of the following behaviors are committed by a coach or a contestant.

 

a)       Interfering with the management of contest or stirring up the spectators for the same purpose.

b)       Interfering with the operation of the competition conducted by the STF and the Organising Committee.

c)       Spreading false rumor for the purpose of exerting an unwarranted influence on the judgement.

 

2)       When judged reasonable, the Extraordinary Committee of Sanction shall deliberate over the matter and takes disciplinary action immediately. The result of deliberation shall be announced to the public and reported to the STF Secretariat afterwards.

 

3)       The Extraordinary Committee of Sanction may summon the person concerned for confirmation of events.

 

 JUNIOR  CATEGORY  (14 to 17 years old)                               

DIVISION
MALE

 

 

DIVISION
 FEMALE

 

BELT

Brown

 

BELT

Brown

 

 

Poom / Black

 

 

Poom / Black

 

FIN

Below 45 kg

 

FIN

Below 42 kg

 

FLY

45 – 48 kg

 

FLY

42 – 44 kg

 

BANTAM

48 – 51 kg

 

BANTAM

44 – 46 kg

 

FEATHER

51 – 55 kg

 

FEATHER

46 – 49 kg

 

LIGHT

55 – 59 kg

 

LIGHT

49 – 52 kg

 

WELTER

59 – 63 kg

 

WELTER

52 – 55 kg

 

LT. MIDDLE

63 – 68 kg

 

LT. MIDDLE

55 – 59 kg

 

MIDDLE

68 – 73 kg

 

MIDDLE

59 – 63 kg

 

LT. HEAVY

73 – 78 kg

 

LT. HEAVY

63 – 68 kg

 

HEAVY

Above 78 kg

 

HEAVY

Above 68 kg

 

 

SENIOR  CATEGORY  (18  years old & above )

DIVISION
MALE

 

 

DIVISION
FEMALE

 

BELT

Brown

 

 

BELT

Brown

 

 

Black

 

 

 

Black

 

FIN

Below 54 kg

 

 

FIN

Below 47 kg

 

FLY

54 – 58 kg

 

 

FLY

47 – 51 kg

 

BANTAM

58 – 62 kg

 

 

BANTAM

51 – 55 kg

 

FEATHER

62 – 67 kg

 

 

FEATHER

55 – 59 kg

 

LIGHT

67 – 72 kg

 

 

LIGHT

59 – 63 kg

 

WELTER

72 – 78 kg

 

 

WELTER

63 – 67 kg

 

MIDDLE

78 – 84 kg

 

 

MIDDLE

67 – 72 kg

 

HEAVY

Above 84 kg

 

 

HEAVY

Above 72 kg

 

 

All students are encouraged to be present at the above dates to show support for their fellow instructors

All students are to wear Club Jersey on all dates

 

 

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