Sport Information

Location

Palm Beach County Convention Center - Exhibit Hall
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Events

**Events offered subject to change**

Coaches Credential

Standard Scoring Events

Gyoroogi (Sparring)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Goypka (Breaking)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Weapons
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Power Breaking – 18+ Black Belt Only

Poomsae (Forms)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt / 1st Dan
– Black Belt / 2nd Dan
– Black Belt / 3rd Dan
– Black Belt / 4th Dan & above

WTF/USAT Scoring

Poomsae (Forms) – All Black Belt 1st – 9th Dan
Individual – Male & Female Divisions
– Youth (10-11)
– Cadet (12-14)
– Juniors (15-17)
– 1st Senior (18-30)
– 2nd Senior (31-40)
– 1st Master (41-50)
– 2nd Master (51-60)
– 3rd Master (61+)

Pairs – Co-Ed
– 14 and under (10-14)
– Juniors (15-17)
– 1st Pair (18-30)
– 2nd Pair (31 +)

Team – Male & Female Divisions
– 14 and under (10-14)
– Juniors (15-17)
– 1st Team (18-30)
– 2nd Team (31 +)

Poomsae (Forms) – All Color Belts 10 years & older
**Pairs and Teams only**
Pairs – Co-Ed
– 14 and under (10-14)
– Junior (15-17)
– 1st Pair – Color (18-30)
– 2nd Pair – Color (31 +)

Team – Male & Female Divisions
– 14 and under (10-14)
– Juniors (15-17)
– 1st Team – Color (18-30)
– 2nd Team – Color (31 +)

Challenged Warrior – Standard Scoring Events

The Challenged Warrior Divisions are specifically designed for those athletes who train with physical or mental limitations, such as an amputee or an athlete with Down Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, etc. The divisions allow them to compete on a playing field which allows consideration for their limitations, but encourages their warrior spirit as Tae Kwon Do athletes.

Gyoroogi (Sparring)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Goypka (Breaking)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Weapons
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt

Poomsae (Forms)
– White Belt
– Yellow / Orange Belt
– Green Belt
– Blue / Purple Belt
– Red / Brown Belt
– Black Belt / 1st Dan & Above

Schedule

**Schedule of events subject to change**

Friday, June 16

6:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
On-site Registration, Athlete & Coach Credential Pick-up/Check-in/Weigh-in ALL SATURDAY ATHLETES MUST CHECK-IN, PICK-UP CREDENTIALS & WEIGH-IN ON FRIDAY NIGHT. Competition credentials will not be issued Saturday.

Saturday, June 17
ALL POOMSAE (FORMS), BREAKING AND WEAPONS DIVISIONS ALL BELTS ALL AGES; ALL COLOR BELT SPARRING AND 11 AND UNDER BLACK BELT SPARRING COMPETITION (CHALLENGED WARRIOR COMPETITION IS SUNDAY)

8:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
12:00p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Doors Open
Referee Meeting
Coaches Meeting
Color Belts & Black Belts to holding area
Standard Scoring Color Belt Poomsae Competition begins
Athlete & Coach Credential Pick-up/Check-in/Weigh-in ALL SUNDAY ATHLETES MUST CHECK-IN, PICK-UP CREDENTIALS & WEIGH-IN ON SATURDAY NIGHT. Competition credentials will not be issued Sunday.

Sunday, June 18
ALL CHALLENGED WARRIOR DIVISIONS, WTF/USAT POOMSAE (FORMS) AND ALL 12 AND OLDER BLACK BELT SPARRING DIVISIONS COMPETITION

8:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Doors Open
Referee Meeting
Coaches Meeting
Challenged Warrior Color Belt and Black Belt Poomsae Competitors to holding
WTF/USAT Poomsae Competitors to holding
Challenged Warrior Poomsae Competition Begins
WTF/USAT Poomsae Competition begins

Entry Requirements

  1. Pre-registration entry fee is $50 for the first event and $10 for each additional event per participant and includes an official Sunshine State Games t-shirt.  Pre-registration for Coaches Credential is $20. Pre-registration entries must be received by May 26, 2017 or register online by May 28, 2017. NO refunds.
  2. Late registration entry fee is $70 for the first event and $10 for each additional event per participant. Late registration for Coaches Credential is $30. Late registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt, so register early! Late entries will be accepted online only by June 14, 2017. NO refunds.
  3. On-site registration entry fee is $100 for the first event and $20 for each additional event per participant. On-site registration for Coaches Credential is $30. NO refunds. Only cash, checks and money orders will be accepted on-site. Only special entry forms provided on-site will be accepted for on-site registration. On-site registration is only available on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. NO registrations will be taken Saturday or Sunday.
  4. No coaches will be allowed in the competition area without coaching credentials. No parents or spectators will be allowed in the competition area.
  5. Each applicant must complete an Individual Entry Form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline or register online.
  6. Applicants should enter their weight, in pounds, in the field labeled “Body Weight”.
  7. Applicants should enter their Taekwondo school name in the field labeled “Club Name”.
  8. Color belt Applicants may enter the following events (sparring, breaking, weapons, standard forms, and/or WTF/USAT pair or team competition for 10 and above color belts). Black Belts may enter the following events (sparring, breaking, power breaking (*), weapons, standard forms, WTF/USAT individual, pair and/or team forms). (*) ONLY 18 and above BLACK BELTS may enter the power breaking division.
  9. The Challenged Warrior Divisions are specifically designed for those athletes who train with physical or mental limitations, such as an amputee or an athlete with Down Syndrome, Asperger Syndrome, etc. The divisions allow them to compete on a playing field which allows consideration for their limitations, but encourages their warrior spirit as Tae Kwon Do athletes. Please note your specific limitation in the field labeled “Partner Name”.
  10. Team Poomsae events must consist of 3 male or 2 female athletes competing as a “team”. Pair Poomsae events must consist of 1 male and 1 female athlete competing as a “pair”.
  11. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration online or calling toll-free 1-866-FL-GAMES (354-2637).
  12. Breaking boards will be available at competition for $3 per board. The Tournament Director must approve all breaking boards. All breaking competitors must supply their own holders.
  13. Power Breaking will consist of ONLY 1 station and the participant may utilize any of the following materials: wood, cement, brick, tile, granite. Ringside inspection of the breaking materials will be made by the center referee. The participants will be REQUIRED to provide all cement, brick, tile and granite.
  14. ** State Director may grant a waiver to the weigh-in day requirement on a case by case basis and at his sole discretion.

Format

  1. All color ranking belts with color tips will compete within the division of their belt color (i.e. blue belt with brown tip, entry division will be blue).
  2. Belt classes will be defined as follows: white; yellow & orange; green; purple & blue; brown & red; and black.
  3. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event. Two Bronze medals will be awarded in sparring and WTF/USAT Poomsae divisions.
  4. A team trophy will be awarded to the top Taekwondo School, with the largest number of participants. In case of a tie, the tie break will be based upon the number of 1st place finishes by each school.
  5. Event Director has the right to change the competitor’s weight division and categories as deemed necessary.
  6. Electronic scoring will be used for all divisions.
  7. 12 and older (12 +) Black Belt Divisions will use Daedo Electronic chest guards. PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUPPLY THEIR OWN DAEDO ELECTRONIC FOOT PADS. NO FOOTPADS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE EVENT.
  8. All applicants participating in the WTF/USAT Poomsae competition will be required to present the designated poomsae as indicated below for their division and belt.

Age/Weight Classes

Poomse (Forms – Standard) / Goypka (Breaking – Standard)

  • Junior Age Divisions: (14 – 15, 16 – 17 Black Belt), 16 – 17, 14 – 15, 12 – 13, 10 – 11, 8 – 9, 6 – 7 and
    5 & Under
  • Men/Women Age Divisions: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50+.

Goypka – Power Breaking – Black Belt only

  • Men/Women Age Divisions: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50+

Gyoroogi (Sparring)

  • Junior Age Divisions: (12 – 14 and 15– 17 Black Belt), 16 – 17, 14 – 15, 12 – 13, 10 – 11, 8 – 9, 6 – 7 and
    5 & Under
  • Men/Women Age Divisions: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50+

** With the exception of 15-17 years old and 18-29 years old Black Belt sparring divisions, all weight divisions

(Standard Forms, Standard Breaking & Sparring) will be classified as Light, Middle or Heavy. Additional sparring weight divisions may be added at the time of competition based upon number and weight of the competitors in a specific sparring division. However, this modification is at the sole discretion of the Event Director. There are no weight divisions for WTF/USAT Poomsae and no weight divisions for Power Breaking or Weapons.

15-17 years old Black Belts – Sparring
*All weight in lbs

Classification
Fly
Feather
Welter
Middle
Heavy
Male
Under 105.8
105.9-121.2
121.3-138.9
139.0 – 160.9
Over 160.9 lbs
Female
Under 97.0
97.1 – 108.0
108.1 – 121.2
121.3 – 138.9
Over 138.9 lbs
18-29 years old Black Belts – Sparring
*All weight in lbs

Classification
Fly
Feather
Welter
Heavy
Male
Under 127.6
127.7 – 147.4
147.5 – 171.6
Over 171.6 lbs
Female
Under 112.2
112.3 – 129.8
129.9 – 147.4
Over 147.4 lbs

 

Rules

  1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance to modified World Taekwondo Federation and USA Taekwondo rules for competition.
  2. All USA Taekwondo Junior Safety Rules apply. 11 and under color belt divisions and 7 and under black belt divisions may not kick the head. 8 -9 and 10-11 black belts are allowed head contact under Junior Safety Rules (light head contact).
  3. No head shots will be allowed for any Challenged Warrior sparring divisions.
  4. For divisions allowing full head contact, the WTF/USAT scoring criteria will be used: 3 points for head contact additional point for spinning technique to the head; 3 points for turning/spinning kick to the body; 1 point for all other legal scoring actions.
  5. For sparring competition, World Taekwondo Federation / Olympic style only.
  6. For Standard Forms competition, any recognized Korean form is acceptable. For WTF/USAT forms, please see designated poomsae listed below and it will follow a modified cut-off method for competition 12 or less final round; 13 + preliminary and final rounds.
  7. Competitors must provide headgear (White or Blue & Red), chest protectors (Blue or Red), forearm protectors, shin and instep protectors, mouth guards and protective cups, WTF approved hand protectors are optional. Uniforms should be white v-neck style for color belts and v-neck black collar for all Black Belts. All 12 and older Black Belt Divisions will use the Daedo Electronic chest protectors. These items will be provided at tournament. You must supply you own Daedo electronic foot pads. If you do not have the scoring footpads, you may purchase them at http://daedotruescore.corecommerce.com/Electronic-Sparring-Gear/E-Foot-Gear-p21.html

Designated Poomsae (Forms) – Black Belt Divisions 1st – 9th Dan – WTF/USAT Scoring

Divisions
Preliminary
Final

 Individual – Male & Female Divisions

Youth (10 – 11 years)
Cadet (12 – 14 years)
Junior (15 – 17 years)
1st Senior (18 – 30 years)
2nd Senior (31 – 40 years)
1st Master (41 – 50 years)
2nd Master (51 – 60 years)
3rd Master (61+ years)
Taegeuk 6
Taegeuk 4
Taegeuk 6
Taebaek
Taegeuk 7
Jitae
Pyongwon
Taebaek
Taegeuk 7, Taegeuk 8
Koryo, Taegeuk 6
Taegeuk 4, Taebaek
Taegeuk 7, Keumgang
Taegeuk 8, Taebaek
Keumgang, Shipjin
Hansu, Jitae
Keumgang, Shipjin

Pairs – Co-Ed

14 and under (10 – 14 years)
Juniors (15-17)
1st Pair (18 – 30 years)
2nd Pair (31 + years)
Taegeuk 6
Taegeuk 8
Taegeuk 7
Pyongwon
Taegeuk 4, Koryo
Taegeuk 7, Keumgang
Taegeuk 6, Taebaek
Keumgang, Taegeuk 8

Team – Male & Female Divisions 

14 and under (10 – 14 years)
Juniors 15-17)
1st Team (18 – 29 years)
2nd Team (30+ years)
Taegeuk 6
Taegeuk 7
Keumgang
Taegeuk 8
Taegeuk 5, Taegeuk 7
Keumgang, Koryo
Shipjin, Pyongwon
Taebaek, Jitae

Designated Poomsae – Color Belts – WTF/USAT Scoring 

Belt Color
Preliminary
Final

Pair & Team Only – All Divisions

Yellow
Green
Blue
Red
Taegeuk 1
Taegeuk 4
Taegeuk 2
Taegeuk 3
Taegeuk 2
Taegeuk 1&3
Taegeuk 4&5
Taegeuk 7&2

Color belts competing as pairs or teams may combine belt colors within their team, however, the pair or team will be required to perform based upon the highest belt rank within their pair or team according to this chart.

Contacts

FSF Staff Contact

Michael Washington
(727) 724-3082 ext. 241
mwashington@flasports.com

State Director

Master James White
(813) 545-6778
tkdjameswhite@gmail.com

Assistant Director

Deborah White
(813) 690-1027
dpwpoomsae@gmail.com

Registration

Registration information for the 2017 Sunshine State Games coming soon!

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