2021 Open Junior Tournament

Due to a scheduling conflict at the church, the tournament has been moved to October 30, 2021


What The 2021 Open Junior Tournament
Cost $50 Before October 23, $65 after - Spectators $5
When October 30, 2021 - Start time 10:00 AM
Where Trenton First Assembly of God
2210 US Hwy 45 Bypass
Trenton, TN 38382
Contact: Master Leopard, Anthony Slayton
  1. 16 and under for all events, flag sparring under 6.
  2. Registering before October 16, 2021 will lock in your discounted rate of $50
  3. After October 16, 2021 registration is $65
  4. Payments can be made in advance at Slayton's Martial Arts or at the door, cash only
  5. Spectators $5.00 (Children under 4 - free)
  6. Doors open at 8:30 AM
  7. Black belt meeting will be held at 9:30 AM
  8. Tournament starts at 10:00 AM

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place medals will be awarded for Individuals.

Grand Champion will be awarded a 4 foot Trophy (kata only).

Most supportive school will receive a Plaque.


General Information
Kata: There will be 3 to 5 Judges. Each Judge will award 5 to 9 points. In the event of a tie, the highest and lowest score will be thrown out and the balance totaled.
A. Sparring Equipment
1. Required - Hand, foot and head pads, mouth guard, groin protection for males. Cannot spar without required equipment.
B. Matches
2. 3 points within 2 minutes wins.
3. Automatic disqualification after 2nd warning (majority vote).
4. In case of a tie, sudden death ensues.
C. Voting and Decisions
5. Referee and judges have 1 vote each.
6. Majority vote determines point, warning or disqualification.
D.Target area
7. Head and body above the belt, points are not scored for strikes to the back. No groin.
E. Legal techniques
8. Punching, kicking and grabbing are all valid techniques.
9. Sweeping the front leg is legal with 3 seconds allowed to score standing, 2 seconds on the ground.
F. Points
10. All techniques are 1 point. 
11. No point for heavy or uncontrolled techniques (warnings and/or disqualification per majority vote).
G. Technique/Sparring Area
12. Techniques should be judged by competitor's rank and ability.
13. Sparring - Points scored if competitor has at least 1 foot in the ring.
14. Competition stops when a competitor is completely out of the ring.
H. Automatic disqualification
15. Intentional groin attack, sweeping support leg (rear), judo style throws, eye gouging or any deliberate attempt to injure opponent.
I. Disqualification - 2 warnings
16. Any injury - bruising, bleeding, swelling, etc.
17. Unsportsmanlike conduct or taunting (competitor or spectator)

2021 Junior Tournament Registration

Participant Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
School Name and City, State:
i.e. Scorpion Martial Arts, Cordova, TN
Instructor Name:
i.e. Master Scorpion, Darren Yancey
Competing in:
Flag (4-6 yo)

Special Needs
Parent Info:
If participant is under 18 years old, please complete the section below to approve participation.
First Name:
Last Name:
I, the undersigned, hereby acknowledge that I am aware of and I fully appreciate the nature of the premises of this martial arts Competition/Championship. Of the Physical Activity in which I have requested to be allowed to participate and of the danger of death or injury by my participation therein and I knowingly deliberately and voluntarily choose to expose myself thereto and I assume all risks therein, and I solemnly covenant, contract and agree that, if I am injured thereby, I have hereby released, or I will, without the tender or payment of any other or further consideration whatsoever, release, indemnify, save and hold harmless from liability, whatsoever, any official, associations, corporation, promoter, or anyone involved in said championship and thereby assume full and sole responsibility for death or any injury to my person. I have read the foregoing or it has been read to me, understand the same, and agree to abide by all rules promulgated and to be promulgated by the officials and presenters of this competition/championship.

For the consideration stated above, I/We parent(s) or legal guardian (s) of the minor named above consent to and approve of his/her participation in the championship and covenant, contract, and agree to indemnify, save and hold the Championship, any official, competitor, association, corporations, promoter, or anyone involved in said championship from any loss, cost, liability, or responsibility whatsoever arising directly or indirectly, out of any injury or death that said minor might sustain as a result of participating in the championship, competition.

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