Tasman-Nelson-Marlborough TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIP

Saturday 24 March 2018

Dear Instructor

It is with great pleasure that we invite you and your students to participate in the 2018 T.N.M Taekwondo Championship, this is to celebrate 10 years since Nelson has hosted a championship event in the region.

The tournament will be held at the Richmond Badminton Hall in Richmond, Nelson 
on Saturday the 24th of March 2018.

The tournament will be open to all WT style colour belts (8th gup and above) and

Black Belts.

This will be a Poomsae and Kyorugi competition. The Kyorugi will be full contact under WT rules (with no head contact for competitors under 13 years of age). Competitors should be aware of the tournament rules, safety equipment require- ments, and the attached Hazard Control Plans for the major signi cant hazards present during the tournament competition.

For safety and fairness we will match competitors in accordance with the rules by age, weight, and grade, so it is important for Instructors to check that the correct information is entered on the entry forms.

All Team Lists and Entry fees must be received by 10pm Friday 16th of March 2018.

Sincerely yours in Taekwondo

Master Hamish Wybrow


Master Hamish Wybrow

Phone: 021 2557775 Email: tnm.tournament@gmail.com


Richmond Badminton Hall, Gladstone Road, Richmond, Nelson.


Saturday 24th March 2018

7.30am Competitors - 8.00am Spectators 8.30am Poomsae competition to start


The Championships are open to all grades from yellow belt (8th Gup) upwards and are open to all WT style Taekwondo Organisations.


World Taekwondo rules will apply. Please make yourself familiar with these rules and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the event organiser.
Please Note: Clear Mouth guards are compulsory. WT recognized gloves are required for, Young juniors –Red belt and above, All Juniors and all Adult and Senior grades.



  • This is a single elimination competition.

  • Duration of rounds, will be determined by the number of entries.

  • All competitors must wear WT approved protective equipment.

  • Coaches must be present with their competitor at the ring when they are called,

    please ensure you have a su cient number of coaches to help with coaching.

  • Competitors will be required to perform two patterns.

  • Patterns performed must be WT patterns.

  • Incase of a draw, a 3rd pattern will be required by the competitors involved.


All competitors shall receive a certi cate of participation.

Individual awards

1st place
2nd place
3rd place – 1 for Poomsae, 2 for Kyorugi

Note – There will be no playo for third place in the Kyorugi divisions.

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