Dear Grandmasters, Masters, Instructors and Friends,
I have the pleasure of inviting you, on behalf of the Irish Taekwon-Do Association, to the ITA Irish Cup Championships, which will be held in the University of Limerick Sports Arena, on the weekend of the 17th and 18th November 2012. This competition will include pattern and sparring for all grades, and special technique and power test for black belts. Saturday 17th November is for the cadet and senior categories and is open to yellow belts and above aged 14 and over. Sunday 18th November is for the junior categories and is open to yellow belts and above aged 7 to 13yrs.
Please email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, the 9th November 2012. All entries should be made using the ITA Irish Cup excel spreadsheet. All competitors, coaches and umpires must be registered by this date. Entries will be confirmed by return of email (within 24 hours). If you have not received a confirmation email, your entries have not yet been received. Please note that this is a pre-registration only event. No entries will be accepted after 9th of November. Completed hardcopy forms should be brought on the day of the event. Please remember that accurate information is the responsibility of the instructor and any errors, which require correction on the day, will incur a fine as detailed below.
Sparring for Cadet and Senior Black Belts will be run using a pool & requalification system, guaranteeing more bouts for all competitors in those categories. This event forms part of the ranking system for the Irish national team. This event is open to all Taekwon-Do Associations.
Note that sparring weights will follow the new ITF weights in effect from Jan 2013 and black belts will perform 2 designated patterns.
If you have any questions about this event please email me at the above address.
Looking forward to seeing you at this event,
Mr. Adrian Byrne V Dan