3rd SMA Cup Karate Open Championship 2010

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATION
1. RULES The 3rd SMA CUP 2010 will be conducted in accordance with the New Rules (Version) 5.5) of the World Karate Federation (WKF), which was adopted on January 2007 for Juniors & Cadets, whereby for children under 16 years, SMA RULES will be adopted. In case of a disagreement in the interpretation of rules, the English text of the rules shall prevail. Any unforeseen incident not covered by the Rules shall be dealt with accordingly in the following manner: 1.1 Technical questions shall be resolved in accordance with the WKF Rules. 1.2 Cases of general nature shall be resolved in accordance with the WKF Statues and Rules (2009).

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DATE 4th June 2010 – 7rth June 2010

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VENUE Republic Polytechnic Competition Hall

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EVENTS As attached in Appendix A

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ACCOMMODATION & TRANSFER As attached in Appendix B

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COMPETITION REGULATION
1. TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION The SMA Organizing Committee is responsible for and full control of the technical organization on the Karate competition, in consultation with the international technical delegates when necessary and also might change the Senior Kumite Event to the latest WKF rules and regulation.

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DRAWING OF LOTS The drawing of lots will be conducted by officials appointed by the Organizing Committee for Karate. The draw will be computerized.

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DURATION OF BOUT The official duration of Kumite matches will be three (3) minutes for Men, two (2) minutes for Women, Junior, Cadet and 12-13 years old and for under 12 years will be 1.5 minutes.

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DRESS CODE All contestants and team officials (coaches, managers, etc), referees and judges must wear the prescribed uniforms as defined in Appendix 1 of the WKF Rules.

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EXPENSES 5.1 Participation fee (USD50) per contestant per entry. (payment must be make Together with the entry form by 31st March 2010.) 5.2 Air Fare – Each participant is responsible for airline ticket from and to Singapore

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SAFETY EQUIPMENT 6.1 WKF Mitts, WKF foot protection, face mask, woman chest guard for the ladies and mouth guards are compulsory. 6.2 Mitts, mouth guard, belts and body protection (for women) shall be provided by the athletes themselves. 6.3 Compulsory for all participants to use WKF Approved Gi Championship. (pls refer to www.wkf.net for more information) in the

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6.4 Under the new WKF rules and regulation, Cadet event is compulsory to use Karate face mask, In order to avoid injury for the event, All Children to Cadet’s events must put on the Karate Face Mask

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SMA CUP COMPETITION REGULATION 2010 7.1 All entry forms and payments must be received by the organizing Committee’s marketing company International Business Strategies Pte Ltd on or before 15Th April 2010 (Late entry will not be entertain)

7.2 The competitor’s age must be the same as the age for the category entered on the day of competition. 7.3 Each country or region may enter any number of teams in each category and any number of individuals. 7.4 All Kumite contestants must wear gum shields and must supply their own red and blue mitts and belts. Females should wear chest protector. Shin and foot protection is compulsory. 7.5 All competitors are responsible for providing their own medical insurance. 7.6 The rules are the rules of the World Karate Federation, with some exceptions as to weights, ages and categories. For children the rules will be absolutely no face contact allowed. 7.7 Each participating country or group entered requested to supply referees or judges to work in the Championship under a voluntary for the Championship, Lunch & Dinner will be provided for the referees/table official.

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7.8

The person or persons organizing the entries for the group’s competitor confirms that all competitors have been advised of the risks of competition Karate and that they fully realize and accept these risks. Current WKF rules do not allow women to wear head scarves. However in order to maintain some uniformity we request the following; Competitors and those wearing karate-gi should wear a plain, un-patterned, white scarf. Referees, judges and officials and those wearing blazers should have a plain, un-patterned, black (or navy blue) scarf.

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COMPETITION SCHEDULE
4th June 2009 : (Conducted in the Tampines North Community Club Conference Room) • • Registration of Participants 1400 - 1700 Hours Official Drawing of Lots 1800 - 2000 Hours

5th June 2009 : 1200 hours – 1900 hours • • • All Children Kata Event All Cadet Kata Event All Senior Kata Event

6th June 2009: 0800 hours – 2000 hours • • • • All Children Kumite Event All Cadet Kumite Event All Junior Kumite Event All Senior Kumite Event

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VICTORY CEREMONIES 1.1 Victory Ceremonies The Victory Ceremonies shall normally be held after the completing of event. 1.2 Prizes First Prize

: Gold Medal to the first winner in each category.

Second Prize : Silver Medal to contestant placed in the second in each category. Third Prize : Two Bronze Medals to the losing semifinalist in each category. CLOSING DATE 1.1 The Closing date for all entries & payment will be on 15th April 2010. 1.2 The organizing committee wish to have your reply on participation, once you have received the Championship details. To individual Representative of SMA Team in their country to contact us at sales.ibs@gmail.com

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Sender : Dojo / Country : Address :

Phone : E-mail : Signature :

Individual Kumite 16-17 years & 18 years & above
-55kg -60kg 16-17

MALE
+80kg -65kg -70kg -75kg -80kg 16-17

FEMALE
+60kg -60kg -48kg -53kg

Surname

First Name

Team Kumite (18 years & Above) Surname 1. 2. 3. First Name Male Female

1. 2.

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3.

Sender : Dojo / Country : Address :

Phone : E-mail : Signature :

Individual Kata Below 15 Years

BOYS

GIRLS

10-11

12-13

14-15

10-11

12-13

Surname 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

First Name

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Individual Kumite Below 15 Years (Cadet and Children event)

BOYS

GIRLS

10-11

12-13

14-15

10-11

12-13

Surname 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Sender : Dojo / Country : Address :

First Name

Phone : E-mail : Signature :

Individual Kata 16 years & above Surname 1. 2. 3. 4. First Name

MALE
+16 Yrs

FEMALE
+16 Yrs

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APPENDIX A

KUMITE CATEGORIES

MALE Boys Individual Kumite 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 years old Cadet Individual Kumite 14-15 years old Junior Individual Kumite 16-17 years old Senior Individual Kumite 18 years and over (-55kg, -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -75kg, -80kg, +80kg) Senior Team Kumite 18 years and over (3+1)

FEMALE Girls Individual Kumite 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 years old Cadet Individual Kumite 14-15 years old Junior Individual Kumite 16-17 years old Senior Individual Kumite 18 years and over (-48kg, -53kg, -60kg, +60kg) Senior Team Kumite 18 years and over (3+1)

KATA CATEGORIES

MALE Boys Individual Kata 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 years old Cadet Individual Kata 14-15 years old Senior (Open) Individual Kata 16 years and over

FEMALE Girls Individual Kata 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 years old Cadet Individual Kata 14-15 years old Senior (Open) Individual Kata 16 years and over

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APPENDIX B
Note :SMA Committee (through International understanding) requires all foreign participants to take up the accommodation package provided by the competition organizers as part of participation criteria as all meeting, referee clinic, will be conducted in the hotel. All related activities would take place in the officially assigned Hotel and all transportation between Hotel and competition venue would be provided.

PACKAGE A (4 Star Hotel Package with breakfast) – Along Orchard Road 5 min walk to Plaza Singapura, 5 mins walk to Sommerset Mrt Station.
(Min 5 to go) Package A: 600 USD 5 days 4 nights (Hotel Along Orchard Road) per person Pick up from Changi International Airport to Hotel (4/06/2010) Free & Easy / Team Manager Fixture/ Referee Clinic (5/06/2010) Pick Up from Hotel to Stadium/ Pick up from Stadium to Hotel (6/06/2010) Free & Easy (Tour in Singapore) (7/06/2010) Departure of team – Pick up from Hotel to Changi International Airport (8/06/2010)

PACKAGE B (2 Star Hotel Package with breakfast) – Along Mustafa Road 5 min walk to Farrer MRT,
(Min 5 to go) Package B: 400 USD 5 days 4 nights (Hotel Along Mustafa 2 Star hotel) per person Pick up from Changi International Airport to Hotel (4/06/2010) Free & Easy / Team Manager Fixture/ Referee Clinic (5/06/2010) Pick Up from Hotel to Stadium/ Pick up from Stadium to Hotel (6/06/2010) Free & Easy (Tour in Singapore) (7/06/2010) Departure of team – Pick up from Hotel to Changi International Airport (8/06/2010)

Both package is inclusive of breakfast.

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