GTUK British Championships 28th October 2017

– Sports Connexion, Ryton – 8.30am registration

Ask your instructors for details and entry forms.

GTUK British Champs & Tag Team Event Saturday 28th October 2017

Registration on the day will open at 8:30 am, and there will be refreshments available during the day. Please arrive as early as possible with your students to ensure the day will run as smoothly as possible.
Entry fees are:

• Coloured Belt Adults £20.00
• Coloured Belt Junior & Peewee £15.00
• Black Belt Adults – £20.00
• Black Belt Junior & Peewee £15.00
• Spectators £5.00 on the day through Spectators entrance. • Under 11yrs old free’ when accompanied by an adult

Black Belt Tag team Event

There will be a 3 person tag team event for Peewee, Junior and Adult Black Belts. Forms (attached) are to be completed by Instructors, and handed in on the registration day. Teams should be made up where possible from local and Jeegoo clubs.

After Champs Halloween Party

There will be Halloween themed party open to all, from 7.30 till late with DJ and Bar. Advance bookings £5.00 per ticket (contact Mrs Auciello) or £7.00 on the door.

Information for GTUK 2017 Championships

Saturday 28th October 2017, registration starts at 8:30am.
Could you please meet your Instructors outside the venue; they will then escort the competitors into the Main hall? Spectators are free to pay and enter through the spectators’ door as and when.

Location
The competition is being held at: Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton-On-Dunsmore, CV8 3FL

Equipment & Dress code

All students are recommended to travel in casual clothes, please wear any club or GTUK merchandise if you have it. There are facilities there for all students to change into their Doboks when they arrive. Please don’t forget your belt! All boys are required to wear groin guards, and we suggest that any long hair is tied up and pulled back off the students face. Ensure have your own sparring gear with you. Any jewellery should be removed, or covered with plasters if it really cannot be taken out; please be advised though any jewellery worn is completely at your own risk.

Format of the day

Students will register as a club, and will be taken through to the main hall, where they can rejoin their parents/guardians, we would recommend they then get changed and then use any spare time to warm up and practice. Grand Master Oldham and the senior grades will open the tournament at aprox. 9:30.

There will be a holding area where all competitors will remain until their category is ready to commence. Students will be called and will bow to the judges. In the patterns category they will be asked which pattern they will be doing, and they will then perform that pattern against their opponent, judges will signal which competitor is successful at the end. This will continue through to the final. Similarly for sparring, students will be called up, and will bow in and then students will compete to see who achieves the most points during the time.

Medals will be presented during a number of ceremonies throughout the day.

Photographs/Video

Any parents wishing to take photographs or video need to sign a form when they arrive into the building, you will ordinarily be issued with a sticker to show this has been completed. There will be a 3rd party professional photographer onsite, who will be taking professional photographs during the day. If students’ photos are taken you can purchase these to take away on the day.

Food/drinks

We recommend that you take a pack up with you and some entertainment for young children. There is however a cafeteria which sells hot and cold drinks, crisps, bacon and sausage sandwiches for you during the day should you need it.

After Party

Everyone is welcome to come to the Halloween After Champs Party at the Sports Connexion. Tickets are on sale at £7 per person on the day from the merchandise stand, or can be reserved via your Instructors before 24th October 2017 for £5 per ticket. The party starts at 7:30pm, and a buffet will be served at 8pm. The disco and bar will continue till late.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask your Instructors on the day.

We would like to wish you all the very best of luck and hope you enjoy your day, and also take this opportunity to thank you for your support!

 

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