Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

2020 Online Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

2020 Online Taekwondo Poomsae Championships

To help Taekwondo facilities, athletes, and trainees rise above the difficulties caused by Covid-19, the Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles is pleased to host the 2020 Online Taekwondo Poomsae Competition.

Event Guideline

  1. Submission period: September 14 - September 30, 2020 at 11:59PM(PDT)
  2. Online Competition & Screening Period: October 3 - October 4, 2020.
  3. Results Announcement: October 07, 2020.
  4. Required Documents: Registration and Consent Form, Black Belt Certification, and 1 video submission.

Eligibility

  1. All participants MUST be a Resident of the United States.
  2. All participants MUST hold a Black Belt (1 Dan or 1 Poom and above).
  3. A copy of your Black Belt Certification is required (Obtained through either USA TKD, Kukkiwon, or your TKD Club )
  4. All participants MUST get their Taekwondo Masters signature.
  5. If under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must sign the application.
Participating Division Division/Age Recognized Poomsae
Recognized Poomsae
 
Individual Performance
(Male/Female)
Youth Ages 6-7 Taeguek 7
Ages 8-9 Taeguek 8
Ages 10-11 Koryo
Cadet Ages 12-14 Koryo
Junior Ages 15 - 17 Tae Baek
Senior Ages 18 - 30 Keum Gang
Ages 31 - 40 Ship Jin

Awards

* There will be ONE prize winner for EACH division & gender group.
Participating Division Division/Age Gender 1st Prize* 2nd Prize* 3rd Prize*
Recognized Poomsae
 
Individual Performance
(Male/Female)
Youth Ages 6-7 M $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card $100 Gift Card
F
Ages 8-9 M $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card $100 Gift Card
F
Ages 10-11 M $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card $100 Gift Card
F
Cadet Ages 12-14 M $500 Gift Card $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card
F
Junior Ages 15-17 M $500 Gift Card $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card
F
Senior Ages 18-30 M $500 Gift Card $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card
F
Ages 31-40 M $500 Gift Card $300 Gift Card $200 Gift Card
F
  1. All results will be notified by e-mail.
  2. The prizes will be sent to the provided mailing address on the application.
  3. If we get an unexpected number of participants, the judging period will be prolonged.

Competition Methods and Decision Guidance

  1. Performance Poomsae Competition Method
    • Poomsae demonstration does not exceed the allotted time of 1 minute and 30 seconds.
    • Video submission of the Recognized Poomsae presented by each division/age.
      • Please see the table with the Recognized Poomsae for each division/age.
      • Do not choose another Recognized Poomsae that is not assigned to your division/age.
  2. Scoring Criteria and Match Decision
    • Scoring standards and match decisions are in accordance with the World Taekwondo Poomsae Competition Rules.
    • The winners will be determined by 10 judges who hold International Poomsae Referee Certifications.

Video Submission Guideline

  1. All filming will be done exclusively with smartphones.
    • Video Length: 1 minute and 30 seconds (please do not exceed the time limit)
    • Video Format: MP4
    • Video Resolution: 1080P (also known as Full HD, 1920 x 1080)
  2. In the beginning of the video, clearly state the name of the demonstrator and the Recognized Poomsae.
  3. Videos taken in one shot, from start to finish, will be accepted. Edited videos will not be accepted.
  4. Place the smartphone camera in front of the demonstrator to showcase the whole body.
  5. Attire: Only certified uniforms and WT Poomsae Uniforms is permitted.

How to Submit

  1. Submission Deadline: September 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM (PDT).
  2. There is NO REGISTRATION FEE to participate in the championships.
  3. All submissions will be accepted ONLY by e-mail to tkd@kccla.org. Any other method of submission will not be accepted nor valid.
  4. Required Documents: Registration and Consent Form, Black Belt Certification, and 1 video submission.
  5. Please include the Participants Name, Division, and Recognized Poomsae in the title of the email.

For any general questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Kim, Education Seminar and Sports General Manager at danylvjs@kccla.org.

Registration and Consent Form

  • By submitting your video and application, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions, and consenting that the copyright of the submitted contents will be owned and used by the Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles (KCCLA) for any purpose whatsoever. Please read the consent form attached with application for detailed information.
  • All video submissions that does not follow the guideline WILL NOT be accepted.
  • No late submissions will be accepted.