2018 WSKF Referee Certification Course And Coaches Seminar


Date: Feb 10, 2018 to Feb 10, 2018

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Registration Fee:


USA Karate Licensing
$85 Kumite OR Kata
$130 Kata AND Kumite
USA Karate Renewal (written test but no practical test required, C or above)
$70 Kumite OR Kata
$110 Kata AND Kumite
1 Renewal AND 1 Licensing
$120 Kata and Kumite
Audit Only (all ages 12 and above)
$40 Kata OR Kumite
$55 Kata AND Kumite

Coaches Seminar
$35
If you are signing up for just the coaches seminar
select any option above but skip the next step.



Tournament Contact Information:
Washington State Karate-do Federation
wskf@outlook.com
2062256762

Venue & Location:
Highline College Pavilion (Gymnasium)
2400 South 240th St.
Des Moines, VA 98198


Tournament Information:
Style of Martial Art: Karate
Sanctioned by: USA Karate
Tournament Sponsor: Washington State Karatedo Federation
Tournament Org Membership: Washington State Karatedo Federation

Tournament Background:
On behalf of the Washington State Karate-Do Federation it is a pleasure to invite you to receive the highest level training and certification as an official with the USA Karate program, National Governing Body under the United States Olympic Committee. We are honored to have Sensei Cedric Barksdale, USA Karate Referee Committee, WFK Referee A and Judge A, teaching both kata and kumite courses open to all officials, athletes, coaches and interested karate-ka on February 10, 2018 at Highline College (Pavilion), 2400 S. 240th Street, Des Moines WA 98198. We are especially eager to have non-officials present to learn first-hand and to take back to your dojo the information that will be provided.

For those already certified this is an opportunity to reach a new level of certification, renew your certification or just raise your level of confidence and proficiency. Currently individual can be certified up to Kumite Referee C or Kata Judge C. If you are below this level you should register for a license upgrade (vs. a renewal). Regardless, everyone is highly encouraged to participate. The training/certification course is extremely valuable in preparing for a number of local tournaments as well as for National competitions. Additionally, the 2018 WFK rule changes will also be review and will be included in the on-site written exam. The WSKF Qualifier is scheduled the following day on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Highline College.

Additionally Casey Mill will be offering a regional coaches seminar from 10a - noon.

Lunch will be provided by the WSKF for registering for any of the seminars.

Seminar Location
Highline College (Athletics Building near the Gymnasium (Pavilion))
2400 S. 240th St
Des Moines WA 98198

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Officials Seminars by Mr. Cedric Barksdale

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
KUMITE lecture, written test, and Referee hand signal and possibly Judge flag signal practice time. All officials in attendance should be in blazer

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On-site lunch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
KATA lecture, written test, and Kata practical test
Those who are testing should change into their gis prior to the afternoon session beginning

10 am - noon- WSKF Annual Coaches Certification seminar by Mr. Casey Mills



Medical Release:
RELEASE AGREEMENT - READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING
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.

In consideration of being allowed participation in any way in the USA Karate, Washington State Karate-do Federation (WSKF), athletic/sport program, and related events and activities, the undersigned:
1. Agrees that prior to participating the participant and/or Parent or Guardian (if under 18), will inspect the facilities and equipment to be used, and if the participant and/or parent or guardian, believes anything is unsafe, they will immediately advise the supervisor of the WSKF ASO tournament or other Tournament officials of such condition(s) and refuse to participate.
2. Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant will be engaging in activities that involve risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from their action, inaction or negligence but the actions, inaction or negligence of others, the rules of play, or the condition of the premises or of any equipment used. Further, the participant, and/or parent or guardian acknowledges that there may be other risks not known or not reasonably foreseeable at this time. The participant and/or parent or guardian assumes all the foregoing risks and accepts personal responsibility for the damages following such injury, permanent disability or death.
3. Releases, waives, discharge and covenants not to sue the WSKF, the USA Karate, its officers, its affiliated clubs, staff, officials, volunteers, regional sports organizations, their respective administrators, directors, agents, coaches and other employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessees of premises used to conduct the event, all of which are hereinafter referred to as “releases” from any and all liability to each of the undersigned, his or her heirs and next of kin for any and all claims, demands, losses or damages on account of injury including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the releasee or otherwise.
4. All entries are final; no refunds will be given. I fully understand that any medical treatment given will be of a first aid treatment type only. I consent that any pictures furnished by me or any pictures taken of me in connection with the tournament can be used for publicity, promotion or television showing now or in the future, and I waive compensation in regard thereto. All participation in any event or class in this tournament is by permission only. The Director or his authorized agent(s) reserve the right to refuse entry to any person, school, team or club.
5. Please Note: All athletes must be covered by health or medical insurance in order to compete. Participant Secondary Medical Insurance is included as a benefit of USA Karate annual membership. The non-member registration fee includes a one-day membership to the USA Karate, which includes Secondary Medical Insurance coverage for the day of the tournament.
_______ I have medical Insurance ________I wish to apply for secondary medical insurance
6. Statement of Health: By my and /or Parent/Guardian’s signature below I confirm that I am in sound health and there is no reason why I cannot participate in this championship and/or event.


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