Dublin Open 2016 - Updated Registration Form Now Included

Dublin Open 2016 - Updated Registration Form Now Included

Dear Masters, Instructor/Coaches,

We have the pleasure of inviting you, on behalf of the Irish Taekwon-Do Association, to the ITA Dublin Open Championships, which will be held in The National Basketball Arena, Dublin, on the weekend of the 16th and of 17th of April 2016. This competition will include pattern and sparring for all grades, special technique for all blue belts and above from aged 11 upward and power test for black belts. Saturday 16th April is for all black belts as well as colour belts of cadet (14 -17 years), senior (18 to 34 years) as well as veteran (35 years+) categories and is open to yellow belts and above. Those 35 years and older may choose to enter the senior or veteran category. Veterans will compete separately for pattern and sparring divisions only (please make sure to email the weights of your veterans that are sparring in case we need to split categories).

Sunday 17th April is for the junior colour belt categories and is open to yellow belt to black tag aged 7 to 13yrs. Please note all black belts have now moved to Saturday regardless of age.

Please email your entries to entries@taekwondo.ie no later than Saturday, the 9th of April. Please note that this is a pre-registration only event. No club entries will be accepted after the 9th of April. All entries should be made using the ITA Dublin Open excel spreadsheet. 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. Completed hardcopy forms should be brought on the day of the event. Please remember that accurate information is the responsibility of the instructor.

Sparring for Cadet and Senior Black Belts will be run using a pool & requalification system, guaranteeing more bouts for all competitors in those categories.

Please note we have added a new team event for black belts, see the information in the invite/info pack.

First, second and joint third place in each section shall receive an award, except for black belt categories of 4 competitors where there will be a 3rd place playoff. Additionally all juniors up to 10 years to green tag who are not placed will receive a commemorative medal.

This event is open to all Taekwon-Do Associations.

If you have any questions about this event please email us at the above address.


Looking forward to seeing you at this event,

Mr. Mark Buckley VI Dan                    Mr. Stephen Ryan VI Dan

ITA Tournament Director                    ITA Tournament Coordinator

On behalf of the ITA Tournament & Umpire Committee

Invite & Info Pack

Individual Entry Form for registering in clubs

UPDATED REGISTRATION FORM (Send to entries@taekwondo.ie)


Club entry form (to be sent to entries@taekwondo.ie) - to follow asap

Posted by Stephen Ryan