Friendship Cup 2018


Date: Mar 24, 2018 to Mar 24, 2018

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Registration Fee:


One/Two Events: $55.00
Three Events: $60.00
Team: $65.00

Family Discounts:
1st Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $55.00 3 Events = $60.00
2nd Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $50.00 3 Events = $55.00
3rd Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $45.00 3 Events = $50.00
4th Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $40.00 3 Events = $45.00

Tournament Contact Information:
Isao Gary Tsutsui
igtsutsui@comcast.net
720-253-4307

Venue & Location:
Colorado School of Mines, Lockridge Arena
1651 Elm Street
Golden, CO 80401


Tournament Information:
Style of Martial Art: Open to all styles of Traditional Japanese and Okinawan Martial Arts
Tournament Info Packet: Open

Tournament Background:
FRIENDSHIP CUP 2018

December 11, 2017

Dear Sensei,

On behalf of Colorado Budokan, I would like personally to extend an invitation to you,
your athletes, and your coaches to Friendship Cup 2018 to be held at Colorado School Mines, Lockridge Arena, in Golden, Colorado on March 24, 2018.

Please note that adult 35-50 years Intermediate/Advanced divisions will be begin competing at 9:00 A.M. followed immediately by children divisions. Online competitor registration begins December 18 and will continue through Thursday, March 22, 2018. Mail-in competitor registrations must be postmarked by Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Please have your coaches read the coaching regulations, sign the Coach Code of Conduct, and send the Coach Code of Conduct postmarked by March 17, 2018. On-line registration is not available for coach passes. Each dojo may register and receive credentials for a maximum of three (3) coaches. Please advise your coaches they must attend the Referee, Judge, and Coaches meeting at 8:30 A.M. to receive their credentials.

The Friendship Cup was established to promote karate-do and to provide a venue to make new friends, to see old friends, to share technical knowledge, and of course, to engage in spirited competition. I sincerely appreciate your support as Colorado Budokan continues to endeavor to provide you with a safe, challenging, and rewarding competitive experience.

Please honor us with your presence as a competitor, official, spectator, volunteer, or supporter in a wonderful celebration of friendship and competition. I look forward to meeting everyone in your delegation!

Sincerely,



Isao Gary Tsutsui
Tournament Director

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FRIENDSHIP CUP 2018
Tournament Information

Tournament Date/Time: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Competition begins 9:00 A.M.

Tournament Venue: Colorado School of Mines
Lockridge Arena
1651 Elm Street
Golden, Colorado 80401

Tournament General Admission: $7 (free for children age 4 and under)
$5 (Seniors age 65 or older)
Free (Colorado School of Mines Students with student ID)

Tournament Schedule: Referee, Judge, Coach meeting at 8:30 A.M.
Competition begins at 9:00 A.M
9:00 A.M. – Adults 35-50+ years: Intermediate/Advanced divisions
9:30 A.M. – Children (age 17 & under):
Team divisions (including Family division)
Handicapped/challenged divisions
10:00 A.M. – Children (age 17 & under): kobudo, kata, kumite
1:00P.M. – Adult (18+ years):
Team divisions, Handicapped/challenged divisions
1:30 P.M. − Adult (18+ years): kobudo, kata and kumite

Rules: USANKF Rules of Competition (modified)

Registration Deadline: Paper registrations must be postmarked by Saturday, March 17,
2018
Coach Code of Conduct must be postmarked by Saturday, March 17, 2018
Online registration closes midnight Thursday, March 22, 2018
For online competitor registration go to: www.karateTmaster.com
• All competitors must pre-register
• No registrations tournament day
• Late registrations will not be accepted

Tournament Director: Isao Gary Tsutsui
Colorado Budokan
For Information: Colorado Budokan
www.coloradobudokan.com
e-mail: colorado.budokan.denver@gmail.com
720-253-7473
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FRIENDSHIP CUP 2018
Tournament Information
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Tournament Date/Time: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Competition begins 9:00 A.M.

Tournament Venue: Colorado School of Mines
Lockridge Arena
1651 Elm Street
Golden, Colorado 80401

Tournament General $7 (free for children age 4 and under)
Admission: $5 (Seniors age 65 or older)
Free (Colorado School of Mines Students with student ID)

Tournament Schedule: Referee, Judge, Coach meeting at 8:30 A.M.
Competition begins at 9:00 A.M
9:00 A.M. – Adults 35-50+ years: Intermediate/Advanced divisions
9:30 A.M. – Children (age 17 & under):
Team divisions (including Family division)
Handicapped/challenged divisions
10:00 A.M. – Children (age 17 & under): kobudo, kata, kumite
1:00P.M. – Adult (18+ years):
Team divisions, Handicapped/challenged divisions
1:30 P.M. − Adult (18+ years): kobudo, kata and kumite

Rules: USANKF Rules of Competition (modified)

Registration Deadline: Paper registrations must be postmarked by Saturday, March 17, 2018
Coach Code of Conduct must be postmarked by Saturday, March 17, 2018
Online registration closes midnight Thursday, March 22, 2018
For online competitor registration go to: www.karateTmaster.com
• All competitors must pre-register
• No registrations tournament day
• Late registrations will not be accepted

Tournament Director: Isao Gary Tsutsui
Colorado Budokan
For Information: Colorado Budokan
www.coloradobudokan.com
e-mail: colorado.budokan.denver@gmail.com
720-253-7473

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COMPETITION RULES


Rules: USANKF Rules of Competition (modified – please refer to www.coloradobudokan.com )
Kata: All divisions
1. Flag system to determine winners.
Kumite: Match time and scoring.
1. All divisions up to and including age 11: 1-1/2 minutes, stop time time, 6 point ceiling (first competitor to attain 6 points wins).
2. All divisions age 12 and up: 2 minutes, stop time, 6 point ceiling (first competitor to attain 6 points wins).
Prohibited Behavior: excessive contact
Age 11 yrs. and under: No touch or contact to the head (including the head protector), face, or neck is allowed with hand or foot techniques.
Non-injurious, controlled contact to the body allowed with hand and foot techniques.
Age 12 – 17 yrs: No touch or contact to the head (including the head protector), face, or neck is allowed with hand techniques.
Non-injurious, "skin touch" allowed to the head, face, and neck with foot techniques.
Non-injurious, controlled contact to the body allowed with hand and foot techniques.
Age 18 yrs. and older: Non-injurious, “skin touch” allowed to the head, face, and neck with hand and foot techniques.
Non-injurious, controlled contact to the body allowed with hand and foot techniques.
Mandatory Equipment:
1. All divisions: all white karate-gi (dojo patch permitted), fist guards (red, blue), mouth guard, groin
protector (males).
Optional Equipment:
1. White head gear, shin pads/foot pads (WKF type), body protector.
Team Champion:
1. To be determined by the highest aggregate score resulting from all team divisions. Placings in each division:
first place = 3 points, second place = 2 points, third place = 1 point. Scores from multiple team entries from
the same dojo in the same division will not be combined, e.g., if Colorado Budokan Team A and Colorado
Budokan Team B are competing in division TK1 their scores will not be combined. Each team will be
considered a separate entity.
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FAMILY RATES

Applies only to immediate family members (husbands and wives, parents and children) in individual competition divisions.
Family rates do not apply to team competition divisions.
1. Use separate tournament registration form for each family member.
2. Fill in the amount (different for each member) on each registration form ($ _______Family Rate).
Rate Scale
1st Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $55.00 3 Events = $60.00
2nd Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $50.00 3 Events = $55.00
3rd Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $45.00 3 Events = $50.00
4th Family Member 1-2 Event(s) = $40.00 3 Events = $45.00
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DIRECTIONS TO COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES
Lockridge Arena ∙ 1651 Elm Street ∙ Golden, Colorado 80401


From Denver (via I-70):
West on I-70, pass Kipling, pass Ward Road, take next exit west on Highway 58 (exit 265, marked Golden, Central City, Colorado School of Mines), exit at Washington Avenue, left on Washington Avenue, right on 19th Street, right on Elm Street. Lockridge Arena is located at the intersection of Elm and 17th Street.

From Denver (via 6th Avenue):
West on 6th Avenue, pass I-70 West exit, pass Colfax, turns into Highway 6, right at the second stop light (19th Street), left on Elm Street. Lockridge Arena is located at the intersection of Elm and 17th Street.

From Colorado Springs:
North on I-25 to Denver, west on Highway 470 (exit 194 to Grand Junction), pass Highway 285, immediately after the sign marked US 6/6th Avenue, take I-70 west (left 2 lanes), take 6 West/6th Avenue West (left 2 lanes), right at the second stop light (19th Street), left on Elm Street. Lockridge Arena is located at the intersection of Elm and 17th Street.

From Fort Collins:
South on I-25 to Denver, west on Highway 76 (Exit 216B to Arvada/Grand Junction), west on
I-70, pass Kipling, pass Ward Road, take next exit west on Highway 58 (exit 265, marked Golden, Central City, Colorado School of Mines), exit at Washington Avenue, left on Washington Avenue, right on 19th Street, right on Elm Street. Lockridge Arena is located at the intersection of Elm and 17th Street.



Medical Release:
By clicking the "I Agree" you are electronically signing this agreement indicating that you have read, and understood the terms and conditions, refund policy, and release of liability, you are 18 years of age or older or the parent or legal guardian of the minor registering for this tournament or event. In the case of registering a minor you attest that the name entered as the parent or legal guardian is the name of the person accepting the agreement and you are in fact the parent or legal guardian of the registered minor.

RELEASE AGREEMENT - READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING
I understand that karate is a very dangerous martial art involving forceful physical contact, that it is likely to incite aggressive behavior which is beyond the control of Friendship Cup 2018 (“FC2018”), Colorado Budokan ("CB"), and Colorado School of Mines (“CSM”), that severe injuries or death may result from my participation in the activities of this martial art, and I fully and knowingly accept these risks. I therefore release FC2018, CB, CSM, their officers, agents, and employees, any and all volunteers or paid instructors from any and all liability, now and in the future, arising from or in connection with the activities of and concerning FC 2018, CB, and CSM.
Further, I understand that any medical treatment given to me will be of a first aid treatment type only.
Further, I certify that I am physically and emotionally sound, have medical approval to proceed with rigorous exercise, including physical contact, and assume full responsibility for my own well-being. I hereby waive any and all rights I may have to bring any legal action against FC2018, any participant, CB, CB member, CSM, CSM
representative, or anyone else in connection with any injury I may suffer as a result of my participation in FC 2018.

Further, I release the FC 2018, CB, and CSM from any and all liability, which would, could, or might arise from any act of omission on its part in connection with the FC17, the CB, and CSM.

If under 18 years of age, the approval of a parent or legal guardian is required.


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