Cascade Karate Cup

Date: Apr 13, 2024 to Apr 13, 2024

This Tournament is closed for online registration.

Registration Fee:
AAU Member
$70 for first event. $10 for each additional event

Non Member
$70 for first event. $10 for each additional event

Spectator admission fee (at the door):
$10 for adults
$5 for seniors and children (ages 5-10).
Under 5 is free.

Tournament Contact Information:
Casey Mills

Venue & Location:
Shoreline Community Collrge
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133

Tournament Information:
Style of Martial Art: all
Sanctioned by: AAU Karate
Tournament Info Packet: Open

Tournament Background:
Dear Sensei, Competitors, and Friends,

On behalf of the Cascade Karate Cup, it is my honor to personally invite you, your athletes, officials and coaches to the 2024 Cascade Karate Cup Tournament to be held at Shoreline Community College in Seattle, Washington on Saturday, April 13th 2024.

The doors will open at 7:30 AM for athlete credential pick-up and event admission. We will conduct an officials and coaches meeting at 8:30 AM. Staging calls for first divisions will also take place at 8:30 AM. Please note that all adult 35+ years divisions, inclusive (para-karate) divisions and weapons divisions will begin competing at 9:00 AM followed immediately by children’s (age 5 and up) divisions.

Online competitor registration can be found at We will accept online registrations only. Registration will close on Thursday, April 11th, 2024 at 11:59 PM. All competitors must register online before the deadline. We will not be accepting onsite event registration.

The Cascade Karate Cup will use AAU modified rules.
• All kata divisions will be run using the flag system
• All non-advanced divisions may repeat kata
• All Advanced divisions must change kata in the medal rounds
• Katas must be experience appropriate per the AAU kata list
• All divisions will be first to 6 points scoring by ones and twos.
• Two points (Ippon) will be awarded for the following: Jodan kicking techniques, take-downs followed by scoring technique and off-balancing your opponent followed immediately by any scoring technique.
• All other techniques will score one point (Wazari)
• Mandatory equipment: mouthguards, fist guards, groin protectors (all males)
• Optional equipment: Shin/foot protectors, body protector, head protector.

It is our mission to provide to a safe, fair, and friendly event, where all karate-ka, from first-time to elite level competitors, regardless of style, affiliation or background can meet new friends and old, share their growing knowledge and engage in spirited competition.
For any questions, please feel free to contact me by phone at 425-330-0453 or email at I look forward to seeing you, your competitors, officials, volunteers and coaches!

Yours in karate-do,
Casey Mills

Tournament Director
Cascade Karate Cup

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

Medical Release:
Adult & Minor Amateur Athletic Waiver and Release of Liability

IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in any way in The Cascade Karate Cup, and related events and activities, I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:

1. Acknowledge, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of the activity and that i am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, i will immediately discontinue further participation in the activity.

2. Fully understand that: (a) athletic activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death (b) these risks and dangers may be caused by my actions or in-actions, the actions or in-actions of others participating, the condition in which the activity takes place, or the negligence of the releasee’s named below: (c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time and i fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages i incur as a result of my participation or that of the minor in the activity.

3. Release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Cascade Karate Cup, Karate Northwest, Tournament Master LLC, Shoreline Community College, its officers, its affiliated clubs, regional and national 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 releasees 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 understand and consent that any media provided by me, or any media taken of me 'in connection” with the Tournament can be used for publicity and promotion now or in the future, and I waive compensation in regard thereto. All participation in any division 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, team, or club.

5. Please note: All athletes must be covered by health or medical insurance in order to compete. By clicking the "I accept" you are attesting that the participant being registered is covered by medical insurance.

6. Statement of Health. I and/or Parent/Guardian's listed below confirm that I am in sound health and there is no reason why I cannot participate in this championship and/or event.

By checking "I Agree" below I and/or Parent/Guardians have read the above waiver and release, understand that they have given up substantial rights, and if the participant is under the age of 18 attest that the name listed below is the parent or legal guardian of the participant registering for this tournament.

This Tournament is closed for online registration.