The ‘1st Nunchaku Online Tournament 2020’ is a fact!
Hereby we send you the invitation for entering the before mentioned tournament, which will be a first in nunchaku history. This is about a ‘Kata and Freestyle tournament’ where the participants can enter with their best forms. This must be a form that is recent and that is made specifically for this tournament. So no old videos! All terms and conditions are mentioned elaborately in the regulations enclosed to this invitation.
Participating in this tournament is entirely free of charge!
However, a valid SNN or WNA passport is mandatory!
All forms will be judged by a jury composed of six persons. Since it will take a lot of time to judge all forms, the members of the jury will be given an amount of time to judge the forms in their own time. It will definitely not be easy to judge a form through the PC (or any other device), given the fact that all the members will have entered with their most perfect form. Despite these difficulties, the members of the jury will give their very best to judge these forms. It will be about the details!
The ‘wiz kid of the WNA’, Wouter Lugtigheid has created a special portal to enter the tournament and submit the videos. This portal is available in Dutch as well as English. Furthermore, a special tournament committee has set up the rules and regulations (enclosed to this invitation) in cooperation with the SJC. It is important that everybody carefully reads these regulations, because incorrect/incomplete/unclear entries will not be judged.
What are the classes which can be participated in?
For Kata there are the following divisions:
– 1st Link Kata Juniors (up to and including the age of 15)(this kata is ONLY for participants who are 5th kyu (yellow belt) or 4th kyu (orange belt))
– 1st Link Kata Seniors Male (from 16 years and up) )(this kata is ONLY for participants who are 5th kyu (yellow belt) or 4th kyu (orange belt
– 1st Link Kata Seniors Female (from 16 years and up) )(this kata is ONLY for participants who are 5th kyu (yellow belt) or 4th kyu (orange belt))
– Competition Kata Juniors (up to and including the age of 15)
– Competition Kata Seniors Male (16 years and older)
– Competition Kata Seniors Female (16 years and older)
– If there are more than 5 female participants for Kata Shodan, a separate division will be made for Kata Shodan Females.
– Participants with a kyu grade are allowed to enter in the Kata Shodan division, but will not be allowed to also enter for Competition Kata. Only one can be chosen.
For Freestyle there are the following divisions:
– Freestyle Juniors (up to and including the age of 15)
– Freestyle Seniors (the age of 16 and up)
– Freestyle black belt (Dan-grades)
– If there are 5 of more female participants within a freestyle division, a separate female category will be made within that division.
In regard to the conditions for entering, please keep the following in mind:
• Registering for the tournament and uploading the video(s) is only possible within the selected timeframe. Entries submitted too early or too late will not be judged.
• Strictly follow the regulations!
The winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) will receive a WNA medal in gold, silver or bronze. These prizes will be sent by regular mail to the victors in the last week of November.
We wish all the participants good luck during the preparations of their videos!
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On behalf of the WNA/SNN, the tournament committee and the SJC,