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Florida Hanmadang Rules  

Florida Hanmadang 

Tournament Rules

Saturday September 9th, 2023

8:30 am

 

Check in will begin promptly at 8:30am

Any competitors who are late risk not competing

Divisions/Events will not be held for late competitors

Divisions:

 

4-7 years old: Child

8-10 years old: Youth

11-13 years old: Youth 2

14-16 years old: Teen

17-19 years old: Teen 2

20-25 years old: Adult

26-35 years old: Adult 2

36- 45 years old: Senior

45 and 54: Senior 2

55 and Up: Senior 3

 

All events will be separated into male and female with the exception of team

poomsae and demonstration team events.

 

Participants will be divided into groups as fair as possible. Occasionally divisions

outside of the above guidelines will be created at the discretion of the tournament committee.

 

There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place award medal and certificate. All other

competitors will receive a participation certificate.

 

All certificates will be emailed following the tournament

 

Uniform:

 

Participants should wear a clean uniform of their school’s style with a correctly tied belt. Shoes are not allowed on the mat.

 

Events:

 

Individual Events:

Individual Traditional Poomsae

Creative Breaking

Power Knife Hand (14 yrs old and up)

Highest Jumping Front Kick (free add on event when registered as an individual competitor)

 

Team Events:

 

Team Traditional Poomsae

Demonstration Team

Individual Traditional Poomsae:

 

1. Participants begin with 30 points as follows:

 

a. Technique (10 points)

b. Spirit and Presentation (10 points)

c. Correct Sequence (10 points)

 

2. Deductions

 

a. Crossing outside of the ring (1 point deduction per occurrence)

b. Exceeds the 90-second time limit (1 point deduction per 10 seconds)

c. Unsportsmanlike conduct (1 point deduction per occurrence)

 

3. Tiebreaker

 

a. Tie 1st place: Participants will perform the poomsae once more. New

scores will be given. If there is still a tie, both will receive first place.

 

b. There will be no tie breakers for 2nd and 3rd place, multiple certificates

will be awarded

 

Poomsae by Rank:

 

White - Taegeuk Il Jang

Yellow- Taegeuk Il Jang or Taegeuk Ee Jang

Orange-Taegeuk Ee Jang or Taeguek Sam Jang

Green-Taeguek Sam Jang or Taegeuk Sa Jang

Purple-Taegeuk Sa Jang or Taeguk Oh Jang

Blue-Taegeuk Oh Jang or Taegeuk Yuck Jang

Brown- Taegeuk Yuck Jang or Taegeuk Chil Jang

Red- Taegeuk Chil Jang or Taegeuk Pal Jang

1st Dan/Poom- Koryo

2nd Dan/Poom-Keumgang

3rd Dan/Poom-Taebeck

4th Dan- Pyongwon

5th Dan-Sipjin

6th Dan- Jitae

7th Dan- Cheonkwon

8th Dan - Hansoo

9th Dan - Ilyeo

 

 

Creative Breaking

 

  1. Scoring will be as follows (30 points total):

 

a. Creativity and Presentation (10 points)

b. Degree of Difficulty and Execution (10 points)

c. Spirit (10 points)

 

2. Participants have 60 seconds to set up their breaking pattern and 60 seconds to execute their breaks.

 

3. Participants will break a certain number of boards based on their rank

 as follows:

 

White, Yellow and Orange - 2 Boards

Green, Purple, Blue - 3 Boards

Brown, Red - 4 Boards

Black - 5 Boards

 

The board fee is $10 per participant

 

4. Any part of the body used for breaking may not be covered by any material

including bandages and tape. If an injury needs to be covered it must be approved

by the referee before the start of the participants division.

 

5. No Props

 

6. Participants should have board holders ready. Holders will only be allowed

on the mat during their participant’s turn. Uniforms are not required (although

encouraged) for board holders. Shoes are not allowed on the mat.

 

7. Each technique may be attempted a maximum of 3 times.

 

8. Deductions

 

a. Over the 60-second time limit for setup

(1 point deduction per 10 seconds)

 

b. Over the 60-second time limit for breaking execution

(1 point deduction per 10 seconds)

 

c. Exceeds the maximum of 3 attempts

(1 point deduction per attempt over 3)

 

d. Unsuccessful board break (0.2 deduction per unsuccessful break)

 

e. Crossing outside of the ring (1 point deduction per occurrence).

(No deduction if their holder crosses outside of the ring)

 

f. Unsportsmanlike conduct (1 point deduction per occurrence)

 

9. 1st place only tie: Participants will break one more time each. New scores

will be issued. Two 1st places will be awarded if there is a tie a second time. No tie breakers for 2nd and 3rd place.

 

 

Knife Hand Power Break

(14 years old and up)

 

1. Each participant will have one attempt to break with a Knife Hand

 

2. The participants will attempt to break 3/4 -inch pine boards with no spacers.

 

3. Boards may not be taped together.

 

4. The participants will have 60 seconds for set up

 

6. Once the referee gives the signal to begin, the participant’s break must be

complete within 30 seconds

 

7. Participants must use the side of the palm (side of the little finger to side of

the wrist). Fingers may be bent. The hand cannot be closed in a fist position.

 

8. Participants may not use bandages, tape or any other material to cover the

breaking hand. Any injuries that need to be covered must be approved by the

referee.

 

9. On the day of the event, participants will be asked to submit the number of

boards they will attempt to break. This should be kept private, we ask

participants not to share their numbers with other participants until after the

competition is complete.

 

10. The participant who breaks the most boards will be declared the winner.

 

11. In the event of a tie for 1st place, there will be 1 additional board added.

If both participants attempted to break the same number of boards and broke the

same number of boards, then 1st place will be awarded to the participant

with the lower body weight. No tie breakers for second and third place.

 

There will be a $10 flat fee per participant to cover the costs of boards

  

 

Highest Jumping Front Kick

 

1. A maximum of 30 seconds to attempt to break the board with Running

Jumping Front Kick.

 

2. Participants have only one attempt to break the board per round.

 

3. The breaking foot may not be covered with any material including bandages

and tape. Any injuries that may need to be covered must be approved by the

referee before the start of the participants division.

 

4. The running distance and starting board height will be determined by the

referee.

 

5. The shortest participant will attempt to break first and the order will continue

by increasing height.

 

6. The board must break by an upward kicking technique to be considered

successful and for the participant to advance to the next round.

 

7. Once a participant approaches the board, they may not turn around and

restart.

 

8. If the participant breaks the board but is unable to land on their feet, the

break does not count and they will not advance to the next round.

 

9. At the end of each round, the board will be raised to a new height at the

discretion of the referee.

 

10. The participant who breaks the highest board will be the winner.

 

11. A tie breaker for first place only, will be conducted as follows: the height

of the board will be raised until one of the participants FAILS to break the

board. In the case that both fail on the same height, the shortest participant

will be awarded 1st place. There will be no tie breaker for 2nd and 3rd place.

Medals will only be given to 1st place finalists.

 

 

Team Traditional Poomsae:

 

1. Participants begin with 30 points as follows:

 

a. Technique (10 points)

b. Spirit and Presentation (10 points)

c. Correct Sequence (10 points)

 

 

2. Deductions

 

a. Crossing outside of the ring (1 point deduction per occurrence)

b. Exceeds the 90-second time limit (1 point deduction per 10 seconds)

c. Unsportsmanlike conduct (1 point deduction per occurrence)

 

3. Tiebreaker

 

a. Tie 1st place: Participants will perform the poomsae once more. New

scores will be given. If there is still a tie, both will receive first place.

 

b. There will be no tie breakers for 2nd and 3rd place, multiple

certificates will be awarded.

 

c. The poomsae performed should be that of the lowest ranking team

member according to the following:

 

Poomsae by Rank:

 

White - Taegeuk Il Jang

Yellow- Taegeuk Il Jang or Taegeuk Ee Jang

Orange-Taegeuk Ee Jang or Taeguek Sam Jang

Green-Taeguek Sam Jang or Taegeuk Sa Jang

Purple-Taegeuk Sa Jang or Taeguk Oh Jang

Blue-Taegeuk Oh Jang or Taegeuk Yuck Jang

Brown- Taegeuk Yuck Jang or Taegeuk Chil Jang

Red- Taegeuk Chil Jang or Taegeuk Pal Jang

1st Dan/Poom- Koryo

2nd Dan/Poom-Keumgang

3rd Dan/Poom-Taebeck

4th Dan- Pyongwon

5th Dan-Sipjin

6th Dan- Jitae

7th Dan- Cheonkwon

8th Dan - Hansoo

9th Dan - Ilyeo

 

 

Demonstration Team

(5-25 Team Members, All Ages, All Ranks)

 

All Teams must have a TEAM NAME and a TEAM CAPTAIN

 

1. Performances should be a combination of Taekwondo techniques, creative elements, choreography, and it is highly recommended to include music.

 

2. Weapons are allowed: Only martial arts weapons.

Weapon blades must be dull.

 

3. Teams are required to bring their own boards. There is no requirement on the number of breaks as long as they are completed within the time limit.

 

4. There will be 2 minutes allowed for set up

 

5. There will be 7 minutes allowed for performance (This does not include the set up time)

 

6. Ring dimensions are 12 meters x 14 meters.

 

7. Music must be family friendly and appropriate. Music must be provided via

email one week prior to the tournament in digital format. Team Captains will

also need to bring the music to the tournament on a Bluetooth capable

device as back up. Email music to: floridahanmadang@gmail.com

 

8. Props are allowed: Teams must provide their own props. Props cannot pose

a safety risk to the team performing, other participants or the audience. NO

Pyrotechnics, fireworks (including poppers), no flames, no confetti, glitter or

similar items that may be dangerous or difficult to clean up. Chairs and

trampolines are not allowed.

 

9. Teams will be scored as follows (6 judges):

 

a. Unity of Team, Synchronization (20 points)

b. Creativity and Spirit (20 points)

c. Accuracy, Execution and Technique (20 points)

 

10. Deductions

 

  1. One team member out of sync, judge’s discretion (.10 per occurrence)

 

  1. Multiple team members out of sync, judge's discretion (.30 per occurrence) Keep in mind, judges are aware of intentional choreography that has different team members doing different things. The above deductions are for obvious mistakes when there is no ripple, echo, or other non-synchronized choreography.

 

11. Incorrect technique (.30 per occurrence)

 

12. Missed break (.10 per occurrence)

 

13. Over set up time allowance (1 point per 10 seconds)

 

14. Over performance time allowance (1 point per 10 seconds)

 

15. Unsportsmanlike conduct (1 point per occurrence)

 

16. Team crosses outside of ring (1 point per occurrence)

 

17. Tie Breaker: For first place only. The lowest score will be dropped for each team to determine a tie breaker.

 

  

 

Tournament Fees:

 

Registration will include TWO EVENTS:

 

Until July 31st: $75 (early bird)

 

August 1st- August 31st: $85

 

September 1st - September 8th: $90

 

On-site registration: $100

 

All additional events: $25 per event

 

Creative breaking board fee: $10 flat fee

 

Power breaking board fee: $10 flat fee

 

Demo team: $100 per Team (Team Captain should register team, not individual)

 

Spectator fee: $10

 

Highest Jumping Front Kick is a FREE add on event when registered as an

individual competitor in other events.

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