Tournament Information

       THIS IS A DOUBLE ELIMINATION EVENT

 Men’s weight classes: LW=151lbs & under   MW=152-173lbs  HW=174-200lb SHW=200lbs
& up
•  Match winner determined by total points in 2 minutes.
•  NBL sparring rules apply. Exception: 35 & up not allowed to compete in younger
divisions.
•  Participants  must compete in age & rank division based on their age & rank as of the
day of tournament – not  on Jan 1st
•  Registration begins at 10:30am.
•  Tournament starts at 12:00pm Sharp!
•  Location: Hickory Metro Convention Center
•  Lodging: Courtyard by Marriot (828)267-2100,  Fairfield Inn & Suites(828)431-3000,
Mention  tournament for special rates.
Girls Only Underbelt
4 & under – all belts

5 yr. olds – all belts

6 yr. olds – beginner

7 yr. olds – beginner

6 & 7 yr. olds – intermediate

6 & 7 yr. old – advanced & BB

8 yr. olds – beginner

9 yr. olds – beginner

8 & 9 yr. olds – intermediate

8 & 9 yr. olds – advanced

10 & 11 yr olds – beginner

10 & 11 yr olds – intermediate

10 & 11 yr olds – advanced

12 & 13 yr. olds – beginner

12 & 13 yr. olds – intermediate

12 & 13 yr. olds – advanced

14 & 15 yr. olds – beginner

14 & 15 yr. olds – intermediate

14 & 15 yr. olds – advanced

16 & 17 yr. olds – beginner

16 & 17 yr. olds – intermediate

16 & 17 yr. olds – advanced

Girls Only Black Belt
8 & 9  yr. olds

10 & 11 yr. olds

12 & 13 yr. olds

14 & 15 yr. olds

16 & 17 yr. olds
EAST COAST SPARRING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Saturday December 5th 2009
      All division winners are eligible to compete in the tournament Grand Championships
                    GRAND CHAMPION BELTS
                                                 
                                     5 & under Girls & Boys all ranks                              
6 - 9  Girls all ranks                                                                 6 – 9  Boys all ranks    
10-13 Girls all ranks                                                                10-13 Boys all ranks    
14-17 Girls all ranks                                                                14-17 Boys all ranks    
18 & up Women’s Under Belt                                                18 & up Men’s Under Belt

      18 & up Women’s Black Belt + $150 cash prize (minimum of 2 for money)
      18 - 34  Men’s Black Belt + $200 cash prize (minimum of 2 for money)             
      35 & up Men’s Black Belt + $200 cash prize (minimum of 2 for money)             
East Coast Sparring Championships
Boys Only Underbelt
4 & under – all belts

5 yr. olds – all belts

6 yr. olds – beginner

7 yr. olds – beginners

6 & 7 yr. olds – intermediate

6 & 7 yr. old – advanced & BB

8 yr. olds – beginner

9 yr. olds – beginner

8 & 9 yr. olds –  intermediate

8 & 9 yr. olds – advanced

10 & 11 yr olds – beginner

10 & 11 yr olds – intermediate

10 & 11 yr olds – advanced

12 & 13 yr. olds – beginner

12 & 13 yr. olds – intermediate

12 & 13 yr. olds – advanced

14 & 15 yr. olds – beginner

14 & 15 yr. olds – intermediate

14 & 15 yr. olds – advanced

16 & 17 yr. olds – beginner

16 & 17 yr. olds – intermediate

16 & 17 yr. olds – advanced

Boys Only Black Belt
8 & 9  yr. olds

10 & 11 yr. olds

12 & 13 yr. olds

14 & 15 yr. olds

16 & 17 yr. olds
17 & UNDER DIVISIONS  
Beginner: White – Orange     Intermediate: Blue – Green   Advanced: Brown – Red
ADULT DIVISIONS
Women Underbelt
18-34 yr. olds – beginner

18-34 yr. olds – int. / adv

35 yr. olds &  up – beginner

35 yr. olds &  up – int. / adv.

Women’s Black Belt
18-34 yr. olds

35yr. olds &  up
Men’s Underbelt
18-34 yr. olds –  beginner(lw&mw)

18-34 yr. olds –  beginner(hw&shw)

18-34 yr. olds –  int. / adv.(lw&mw)

18-34 yr. olds –  int. / adv(hw&shw)

35 yr. olds & Up  –  beginner(lw&mw)

35 yr. olds & Up  –  beginner(hw&shw)

35 yr. olds & Up  –  int. / adv.(lw&mw)

35 yr. olds & Up  –  int. / adv.(hw&shw)


Men’s Black Belt
18-34 yr. olds (lw)

18-34 yr. olds (mw)

18-34 yr. olds (hw)

18-34 yr. olds  (shw)

35-49 yr. olds (lw)

35-49 yr. olds (mw)

35-49 yr. olds (hw)

35-49 yr. olds (shw)

50-55 yr. olds & up (lw)

50-55 yr. olds & up (hw)

56 + yr. olds (all weights) no charge
Black Belt Judges Clinic
at 11:00am – 11:45am.
Please wear a suit or Uniform

For More Info or questions Contact us at:

East Coast Sparring Championships
MT. VIEW KARATE CENTER #379
905 HWY 321 NW
HICKORY, NC 28601
828-446-1477
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