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Isshin ryu Karate Tournament

October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Although this tournament is sponsored by the International Isshin ryu Karate Federation, it’s open to ALL  karate styles.  This is a Traditional Karate tournament using modified AAU rules. There are divisions for Kata, Kobudo (weapons kata), Kumite (sparring) and Board Breaking.

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Location:  Samurai Martial Arts, 1512 Spencerport rd., Rochester, NY

Time: (Note: These are anticipated start times, not exact start times, so don’t arrive later than the scheduled time for your division or it may have already run.)

9:30 a.m. Rules & Information meeting for athletes, parents & referees

10:00 a.m. 19-34 yrs. Advanced M/F & 35+ Advanced divisions M/F

10:00 am  4-8 yrs. (all divisions)

11:00 a.m. 9-12 yrs (all divisions)

12:00 p.m. 13-18 yrs. (all divisions)


Kobudo (weapons) – number scoring

Kata – two competitors up at a time (flag system)

Kumite (sparring) – single elimination

Board Breaking


Athletes are grouped by age and experience level

Beginner, under 1 year experience,

Novice, 1-2 years experience,

Intermediate, 2-4 years experience,

Advanced, over 4 years experience,

Fee:  $40 for one events             $60 for 2 or more events

$16 for 3 pack of boards (Required for participation in the Board Breaking Competition)

Dress:  Traditional karate uniform

Equipment:  foam gloves (any color). Foam helmet (face shield optional) for everyone. Mouthguards are mandatory for everyone. Cup and supporter are mandatory for males.  Rib guards and Shin/instep guards are optional. Foam boots and gloves will be allowed at this event.

Registration: This is a pre-registration only event. No registrations taken at door. Registration closes at midnight. Deadline to register is Oct 17th, 2019

Call (585) 475-9250 if you have questions.

Awards:   Championship Medals for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places. Participation awards for all participants.

Register online at https://events.membersolutions.com/event_register.asp?content_id=79969


October 20, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Matt Dorsey


Samurai Martial Arts
1512 Spencerport rd.
Rochester, NY 14624 United States
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