Alton June 2017

Official Invitation and Online Entry

Online Entry Has Now Closed

Venue and Directions

June 25th 2017 - Main Registration from 8:30AM, Competition from 9:45AM
14-17s and Adults may register later from 12:00PM to 13:00PM

Alton Sports Centre, Chawton Park Rd, Alton GU34 1ST

CENTRE TELEPHONE: 01420 540040


Competitor Protection Requirements

This is mandatory for each age category. Groin guards are compulsory for male competitors over 130cms.

 

13 yrs & below: Mouth Guard, Head Guard, Closed fingered gloves, Groin guard (Male), Feet Pads, Shin Guards

 

14-17yrs & 18 years +: Mouth Guard, Head Guard, Closed fingered gloves, Groin guard (Male), Feet Pads


Spectators

Spectator Fees

There will be no spectator fees but please come and support for the whole day.

 

Spectator interference

To ensure smooth running of the competition if any spectators or competitors are rude towards the organiser or referees, then they will be asked to leave the competition venue immediately and risk that the competitor may be disqualified from all events including future VTA Competitions until further notice.


Sparring Contact Rules

Under 10 years

Only touch contact to the body or head-guard will be scored. Punches are allowed to the body however, only flying punches are allowed to the head-guard. Kicks are allowed to the body or the head-guard. Strictly no contact to the face will be allowed! Contact to the face will be penalised and may result in disqualification.

 

10-13 years

Controlled contact to the body and head-guard will be allowed. Punches and kicks are allowed to the body and head-guard. Strictly no contact to the face will be allowed! Contact to the face will be penalised and may result in disqualification.

 

14-17 years and 18+

Controlled contact using punches and kicks are allowed to the body and head (including the face). Excessive contact will be penalised and may result in disqualification.


Fouls (minus points) and Warnings

Fouls (minus points) (3 fouls = Disqualification)

-Heavy Contact
-Attacking a fallen opponent
-Leg sweeping
-Holding/grabbing
-Intentional attack to an illegal target

Warnings (3 warnings = 1 minus point)

-Pretending to have scored a point by raising one or both arms
-Stepping completely out of the ring
-Falling down
-Faking a blow
-Intentionally avoiding sparring
-Adjusting equipment during the bout without the Centre Referee's consent
- Unintentional attack to an illegal target


Power Test

This event is for all competitors aged 18 years and above. Two techniques will be performed, one hand and one leg. Each competitor will choose the number of boards they wish to attempt for each technique and tell the referees prior to the event.

The competitor's choice of techniques from the selection below.

Hand Techniques: Elbow or Knifehand
Foot Techniques: Side Kick or Turning Kick


Special Technique

The technique performed will be high flying side kick. Each competitor will be allowed one measure up and two attempts to hit the target without disturbing the hurdle.


Medals and/or Trophies

There will be 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal available for each division. This year, these are custom, exclusive Vision medals as shown below:

In each event, we guarantee that each competitor will have at least 2 rounds/attempts (provided there are more than 2 competitors in the division).

Overall competitors will be calculated over the 3 Vision competitions and awarded at the end of year.


Appeals Procedure

Appeals against individual decisions or outcomes will not be considered by the Central Desk. However, should you feel that the draw has not been executed properly or that incorrect procedure has been adhered to, you may lodge an appeal.

To lodge an appeal, approach the Central Desk in a calm and respectful manner and state your case as clearly as possible. It is the decision of the Central Desk whether to pursue an investigation. After any potential investigation, the decision of the Central Desk is final. Grade of the appellant or their instructor will not influence the decision of the Central Desk.


Registration and Start Times

8:30 - 9:45am                      Registration: All Competitors (14-17s and Adults may register later)

9:45 - 10:00am                    Introduction and Information

10:00am                               Competition Starts                  

12:00 - 13:00pm                 Registration: 14-17 and Adults

 

If you arrive at registration after the closing time and it has been closed please head to the Central Desk to register. There is no guarantee you will be accepted for registration but we will try our best to accommodate you.

THERE ARE NO BLACK BELT ADULT DIVISIONS

 

If your event is called and you are not there within 5 minutes then you will be removed from that event so the competition can progress. If you are already doing another event when the division is called then please inform the referees immediately.

 

An order of events will be available on the day but this is subject to change.