Dear Masters, Instructor/Coaches,
We have the pleasure of inviting you, on behalf of the Irish Taekwon-Do Association, to the ITA Irish Cup Championships, which will be held in the University of Limerick Sports Arena, on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of November 2015. This competition will include pattern and sparring for all grades, special technique for all blue belts and above from aged 11 upward and power test for black belts. Saturday 14th November is for all black belts (All ages: Please see amended categories for junior and cadet black belts in the information below) cadet (14 -17 years), senior (18 to 34 years) as well as veteran (35 years+) categories and is open to yellow belts and above. the divisions for veterans will be decided based on entries received, those 35 years and older may choose to enter the senior or veteran category. Veterans will compete separately for pattern and sparring divisions only.
Sunday 15th November is for the junior colour belt categories and is open to yellow belt to black tag aged 7 to 13yrs. Again please note all black belts have now moved to Saturday regardless of age.
Please email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Saturday, the 7th of November. Please note that this is a pre-registration only event. No club entries will be accepted after the 7th of November. all entries should be made using the ITA Irish Cup excel spreadsheet. Entries will be confirmed by return of email (within 24 hours). If you have not received a confirmation email, your entries have not yet been received. Completed hardcopy forms should be brought on the day of the event. Please remember that accurate information is the responsibility of the instructor.
Sparring for Cadet and Senior Black Belts will be run using a pool & requalification system, guaranteeing more bouts for all competitors in those categories.
First, second and joint third place in each section shall receive an award. Additionally all juniors up to 10 years to green tag who are not placed will receive a commemorative medal.
This event is open to all Taekwon-Do Associations.
If you have any questions about this event please email us at the above address.
Looking forward to seeing you at this event,
|Mr. Mark Buckley VI Dan||Mr. Stephen Ryan VI Dan|
|ITA Tournament Director||ITA Tournament Coordinator|
On behalf of the ITA Tournament & Umpire Committee