General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 20, 2019

TIMES:
Black Belt & Athlete Meeting: 9:30 a.m.
Competition begins: 10 a.m.

SITE: Lied Activity Center (2700 Arboretum Dr, Bellevue) – View Map

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.

Events

Event Name           
Sparring
Forms

DIVISIONS: Divisions will be set based on entries received. Divisions will be based on age, rank, height, and weight. Black belts must specify Dan level (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.). The director reserves the right to combine or divide divisions depending on the number of entries.

RANK STRUCTURE TO BE USED: Consider the number of promotions you have received, including stripes, when registering.

Beginner: (0-2 promotions) First 3 belts – white, orange, yellow
Intermediate: (3-5 promotions) Next 3 belts – green, blue, purple
Advanced: (6-8 promotions) Last 3 belts – brown, red, recommended black
Black Belts: 1st Dan and higher. Include rank-level when registering (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)

 

Rules

SPARRING

Scoring: Light contact. One point for all legal techniques. Punches and backfists are the only legal hand techniques. Kicks must score with the foot. Legal target areas: Headgear (no face or throat) and “strike zone” from the collar bone to the belt and side seams forward. Spinning techniques are legal: striker must have eyes on the target and abide by light contact rules when strike lands.

Victory: Colored belts-2 minute rounds. Black Belts-3 minute rounds. First competitor to gain a 5-point spread (up by 5: 5-0, 6-1, 7-2, etc.) wins. If time expires, competitor with the most points wins. Ties at the end of regulation time broken by sudden victory. Sparring divisions will use a consolation bracket system in division with 4 or more competitors (this means competitors with a loss may still compete).

Penalties and Warnings: Penalties will be issued for illegal techniques, excessive force, and unsportsmanlike conduct. Face contact results in an automatic point deduction. Competitors earn two warnings before suffering penalties. Consecutive penalties earn point deductions. A competitor who loses three points due to penalties suffers disqualification from the match.

Required Sparring Gear: Mouthpiece, groin cup (for males), hand, foot, and headgear are mandatory. Toenails and Fingernails must be trimmed. No bag, grappling, or boxing gloves. Gear will not be available for purchase at event. Athletes without required gear may be disqualified.

FORMS

Forms will be judged on focus, power, timing, difficulty, and overall beauty of the form. Form must be representative of traditional taekwondo.

Required Uniforms: Uniforms must be clean, have long sleeves and long pants, and be representative traditional martial arts. No shorts, T-shirts, or cap sleeves.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$50 per participant until May 30
$55 per participant until June 20
$60 per participant until July 8
Registration includes both forms and sparring competitions.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!

Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15).  Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.

For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon.  The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.

Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies.  The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Taekwondo Co-Director Hilary Catron at 402-742-7490, Michael Catron at email ChungDoKwanUTA@hotmail.com.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

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Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
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Lincoln, NE 68529

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