FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Updated 8 AUG 2005:
32ND PESTA SUKAN NATIONAL TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
27 & 28 Aug 2005 ( Saturday & Sunday )
Brian Peh \
Jason Mok | > 28 Aug 2005
31 July 2005 ( Sunday ) 2.30pm to 3.00pm at National Training Centre
31 July 2005 ( Sunday ) 3.00pm to 4.00pm at National Training Centre
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)
One player per weight category
Contestants shall wear the official uniform of the STF. Those who fail to observe this rule will be barred from participation.
The tournament fixtures will be ready for collection from the Secretariat on Friday 12 August 2005
and STF rules amended on 12 April 2005
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.
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
Registration Fees: S$ 30.00* per affiliate plus S$5.00 per contestants.
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.
Participants are responsible for
their own protective equipment. Shin, forearm,
guards , Body Protectors & Head Gear
following prizes will be presented:
: One Gold Medal
: One Silver Medal
: Two Bronze Medals
addition to 16.1, 3 teams titles – overall champions, 1st runner-up
and 2nd runner-up – will be awarded.
medal winners must be present in FULL uniform to receive their prizes
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.
The following guidelines are not intended to be exhaustive and include at the absolute minimum the code of conduct herein described.
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
The decisions of all judges
and referees are deemed final save that in the event of a genuine dispute or
disagreement, the complainant must:
Refrain from use of abusive language;
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.
Any attempts to discredit any officials, judges, and referees without
good cause subjects those participants to disciplinary actions.
No one, including the Team Manager or coaches is allowed to step beyond
the boundary line of the RECORDER’S table.
Anyone previously disqualified is not allowed to participate without
first seeking clearance from the Secretariat.
The Federation and / or its organisers reserve the right to vary or add
to the above rules if and whenever necessary.
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.
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
Interfering with the management of contest or stirring up the spectators
for the same purpose.
Interfering with the operation of the competition conducted by the STF
and the Organising Committee.
Spreading false rumor for the purpose of exerting an unwarranted
influence on the judgement.
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
The Extraordinary Committee of Sanction may summon the person concerned
for confirmation of events.
JUNIOR CATEGORY (14 to 17 years old)
(18 years old & above )
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