This years edition will be Team events and Senior Kata and Kumite individual events. Teams run in a round robin format ensuring more mat time.
The 8th Sugihara Cup International Tournament will consist of 3x3 Team events in Kata and Kumite and Senior Individual events.
Maximum of 8 Teams in each division. Run as a pool competition. If there are 8 teams then every team will have at least 3 matches. All Teams in Kumite will be fought through if there is a competitor to go against. (no stopping if the opponents have already won two matches)
Don't have enough at your dojo to make a team? we can probably help! lets fill the teams and have a great day of competition!
Date: Sunday 12th August
Time: Commences 8.30 AM
Location: Barfoot & Thompson Netball Centre, 44 Northcote Road, Auckland
Only one Kata required in all divisions (welcome to perform more) Bunkai required for Medal rounds:
6-9 yrs Male and Female
One team member may be up to 2 years younger or older than the stated ages, mixed teams allowed. A team of two boys competes in the male and a team of 2 girls in the female division.
10-13 yrs Male and Female
One team member may be up to 2 years older or younger than the stated ages, mixed teams allowed. Teams with two boys compete in the male division, two girls in the female division.
One team member may be up to 2 years older or younger, no mixed teams.
16 yrs +
One team member may be up to 2 years younger, no mixed teams
This event will be run in a round robin. Ideally every team will have at least three matches with the top teams in each pool going forward to the semi-finals and medal matches. Only One Kata is required for all divisions.
One competitor in each age bracket. Competing from youngest to oldest.
6-9yrs 1/ 6/7yrs 2/ 7/8yrs 3/ 8/9yrs 1 minute 30s bouts
10-13yrs 1/ 10/11yrs 2/ 11/12yrs 3/ 12/13yrs 2 minute bouts
14-17yrs 1/ 14/15yrs 2/ 15/16yrs 3/ 16/17yrs 2 minute bouts
18yrs+ 1/ 18yrs+ 2/ 18yrs+ 3/ 18yrs+ 2 minutes for female and 3 minutes for male
A minimum of only 2 competitors is needed to enter this event. Teams can be made up from different clubs/countries. If you would like to enter let us know we will endeavour to create a team for you. All bouts will be fought through (*where possible).
This event will be run in a round robin. Ideally every team will have at least three matches (at least 8 teams entered for each division) with the top teams in each pool going forward to the semi-finals and medal matches.
*Where possible as team members will fight*
INDIVIDUAL SENIOR EVENTS
- Kata Female 16yrs+
- Kata Male 16yrs+
- Kumite Female 18yrs+
- Kumite Male 18yrs+
Depending on entry numbers this event MAY be run as a round robin within a pool.
2018 Team Kata Sugihara Cup - Entry form
2018 Team Kumite Sugihara Cup - Entry form
2018 Senior Individual Sugihara Cup - Entry form
Basic Tournament rules for Sugihara Cup
Pay online 03 1322 0041942 00 with full team price and Team name as a reference.
Email Entry form to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 7th August 2018.