18th Annual Ryukyukan International Karate Tournament


Date: Nov 02, 2019 to Nov 02, 2019

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Registration Fee:


$50 per registration, $10 per additional division
$5 additional charge for paper registration.

Registration closes Wednesday October 30, 2019 at 11PM.
No door registration.

Tournament Contact Information:
Jim Ernest
jimernest@me.com
707 999 0294

Venue & Location:
Dixon High School
555 College Way
Dixon, CA 95620


Tournament Information:
Style of Martial Art: Traditional Karatedo
Sanctioned by: Ryukyukan Karatedo Kobudo Federation

Tournament Background:
Rules will be explained at the referee rules meeting prior to competition. Knockdown rules will be explained prior to the afternoon event. Any protest will be directed to the Tournament Arbitrator, whose decisions are final. Proper uniform is required for all events, no tee shirts/sweats etc.
1. Point Kumite (Modified USA Karate Traditional Kumite Rules):
One, two and three point scoring. Eight points or highest score at end of round wins.
2. Kata (Kata divisions will stage prior to the 9:00 a.m. start time):
Judges’ score cards will be used for all kata divisions. All kata divisions will use traditional karate judges, kata must be performed in the traditional Japanese/Okinawan style for the best grade. Kata of other styles that have as their roots the Okinawan Kata of Shorin Ryu, Goju Ryu, Uechi Ryu, or the original Japanese styles are appropriate if performed in the traditional manner. Example: Some Taikwondo katas such as Pinan and Rohai are Okinawa-based, all Shotokan, Shitoryu, and Isshinryu katas have Okinawan roots.
3. Kobudo:
Traditional Okinawan/Japanese forms only; traditional judges/individual point scorecards.
4. Knockdown Karate:
Competitors must read the Knockdown Competition Rules (www.ramtownkarate.com) prior to completing their application. Knockdown competitors must be present by 1 p.m. for role call, seeding, and weigh-in (at director’s discretion). The Knockdown Tournament will begin immediately after the point kumite.



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.

Competitor Agreement and Release
In consideration of my being permitted to compete in the Ryukyukan International Karate and Kobudo Tournament to be held at Dixon High School, Dixon California on Saturday November 2, 2019 (hereafter referred to as the Tournament). I agree on behalf of myself, and my heirs, successors, and assigns as follows:
I agree to abide by the Tournament rules and to accept the official’s decisions.
I release Ryukyukan, Ramtown Karate, Dixon Unified School District, the Tournament, promoters and all the competitors, officers, employees, instructors and representatives from all liability and claims which I may have against any of them for any injury of whatever kind, or death, resulting form my participation in the Tournament or in traveling to, from or about the Tournament, whether or not such claim be based upon negligence of such person or entity.
I accept full financial obligations for medical expenses, incurred for medical, hospitalization and other expenses related to injury or death resulting from my participation in the tournament or in traveling to, from or about the Tournament.
I release and hold harmless Dixon Unified School District, the Tournament, and all other officers, employees, instructors and representatives from claims or liability for those expenses described in Paragraph 2 above.
I understand that first aid will be offered for any injury incurred at the Tournament (unconsciousness is implied consent) and local Emergency Medical Services will be called if deemed necessary.
I consent to the use, free of any compensation to me, of any photographs or videos taken of me in connection with the Tournament.
Under 18 Years of Age requires approval and acceptance by parent or guardian:
The undersigned, parents or legal guardians of the competitor listed below, have read the foregoing, understand the same and do hereby accept and agree to the terms, conditions and provisions of the foregoing, indemnify on behalf of ourselves and said minor, intending to be legally bound hereby.


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