MUSA CHALLENGE – Annual Tournament!

The “MUSA CHALLENGE”

Coming up on Saturday April 30th an interschool tournament will be held in Minneapolis. This event is open to ALL Hwa Rang Do and Tae Soo Do practitioners of all ages, and practitioners from around the Midwest region are expected to compete. There will be divisions for children through adults of ALL ranks, so prepare for an exciting day!

The title of this event is the “Musa Challenge” and the term “Musa” in Korean means warrior (or more literally “martial person”). This event will challenge all participants on their total package of skills, as there will be competitions in weapon forms, open hand forms/basics, grappling, sparring, and weapon fighting. Train hard, and prepare for a great day of Hwarang action!

REGISTER ONLINE HERE!


The Schedule:

Fees:

8:30am
Judge’s Prep
9:00am
Check-in Opens
9:30am
Competition Begins

ORDER OF EVENTS:

  1. Weapon Forms & Tiger Basics
  2. Open Hand Forms
  3. Grappling
  4. Sparring
  5. Weapon Fighting

All Ages & Ranks of students will compete for each event division category listed above.  As one event completes, we will move directly into the next category.  Sorry, but we are unable to provide specific times due to the many subdivisions that will occur for each category.  Event divisions will progress from beginner to intermediate to advanced levels.

Pre-Registration by
Thursday April 28th
After April 28th
$50 For First 2 Divisions
plus
$10 For Each
Additional Division
Add $10
To Total Fee

Everyone is encouraged to compete all divisions so you can gain experience, evolve yourself, and gain skills in all areas of Hwa Rang Do and Tae Soo Do.
BE A COMPLETE MARTIAL ARTIST!

Concessions will be available!
Hot Dogs, Muffins, Chips, Cookies,
Soda, Juice Boxes, & Coffee


The Rules:

The Rules of the tournament will follow standard WHRDA MASTERS Rules for all divisions. Please make sure you are familiar with the rules for the divisions you wish to participate in. Also remember that you must have ALL REQUIRED equipment for sparring, grappling, and weapon fighting matches.

WHRDA Forms Rules

Gotoogi (Grappling) Rules

Yongtoogi (Sparring) Rules

Bongtoogi/Gumtoogi (Stick & Sword Fighting) Rules


Notes about the Tournament:

  • Location of the tournament is the HRD Minneapolis Academy:
    5417 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis MN 55419
  • The order of events will go as listed above, please make sure to listen for your division announcements and be ready to participate when your specific events are called to perform.  If you miss your event or do not have your equipment prepared, you will not be allowed to compete nor be added late to an event.
  • Form category events are graded on a performance point scale.
  • Grappling, Sparring, & Weapon Fighting events are single elimination bracket style divisions.
  • The entire tournament will take the morning and most of the afternoon.  If parents wish to drop children off, and come-or-go throughout the day, that is fine as long as they have another adult helping with supervising duties.
  • Spectators are welcome, no admission fees required.
  • All Black Sashes and TGT helpers should arrive no later than 8:30am.
  • This is an interschool tournament between Tae Soo Do and Hwa Rang Do students only.
  • Participants MUST HAVE all required equipment for Sparring, Grappling, & Weapon Fighting matches – NO EXCEPTIONS!
    Everyone must have mouth guards for Sparring, Men/Boys must have groin cups for Sparring & Grappling.  Gear should be kept in the small side training room for regular students, and TLK Afterschool kids can keep their gear in the existing storage spaces.
  • This tournament will follow WHRDA rules for all divisions – see website for full details about the divisions.
  • Yes, this is considered a mandatory event for all of our students in all programs from adults to children, from regular classes to afterschool programs.  Please see the letter below for further details.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE!

Open Letter About the Tournament From Master Sirny

TOURNAMENT DIVISION EVENTS:
***Divisions May Change On Day Of Event For Fairest Matches Between All Actual Competitors***
FORMS
SPARRING
GOTOOGI (Grappling)
F-1
F-2
F-3
F-4
F-5
F-6
F-7
F-8
TB-1
TB-2
Junior Beg
Junior Int
Junior Adv
Junior HRD
Adult Beg
Adult Int
Adult Adv
Adult HRD
Tiger Basics – Beg
Tiger Basics – Int
*Junior Form Events will likely be additionally divided in further increments of age/rank on tournament day depending on how many competitors register in each division.
S-1
S-2
S-3
S-4
S-5
S-6
S-7
S-8
S-9
S-10
S-11
S-12
S-13
S-14
S-15
S-16
S-17
S-18
S-19
S-20
S-21
S-22
S-23
S-24
Tiger Beg – Lgt Wgt
Tiger Beg – Hvy Wgt
Tiger Int – Lgt Wgt
Tiger Int – Hvy Wgt
Junior Beg – Boys Lgt Wgt
Junior Beg – Boys Hvy Wgt
Junior Beg – Girls
Junior Int – Boys Lgt Wgt
Junior Int – Boys Hvy Wgt
Junior Int – Girls
Junior Adv – Boys Lgt Wgt
Junior Adv – Boys Hvy Wgt
Junior Adv – Girls
Junior HRD
Teen Boys
Teen Girls
Adult Beg Women
Adult Int Women
Adult Adv Women
Adult HRD Women
Adult Beg Men
Adult Int Men
Adult Adv Men
Adult HRD Men
G-1
G-2
G-3
G-4
G-5
G-6
G-7
G-8
G-9
G-10
G-11
G-12
G-13
G-14
G-15
G-16
G-17
G-18
G-19
G-20
G-21
Tiger Lgt Wgt
Tiger Mid Wgt
Tiger Hvy Wgt
Junior Beg – Boys Lgt Wgt
Junior Beg – Boys Hvy Wgt
Junior Beg – Girls
Junior Int/Adv – Boys Lgt Wgt
Junior Int/Adv – Boys Hvy Wgt
Juniors Int/Adv – Girls
Junior Submission – Boys
Junior Submission – Girls
Teen  Position – Girls
Teen Position – Boys
Teen Submission – Girls
Teen Submission – Boys
Adult Women Positioning
Adult Women Submission
Adult Men Lgt Wgt Positioning
Adult Men Hvy Wgt Positioning
Adult Men Lgt Wgt Submission
Adult Men Hvy Wgt Submission
WEAPON FORMS
MUGI DAERYUN
W-1
W-2
W-3
W-4
W-5
W-6
W-7
W-8
Junior Ssangjyel Bong
Junior Jang Bong
Junior Jang Gum
Junior HRD
Adult Ssangjyel Bong
Adult Jang Bong
Adult Jang Gum
Adult HRD
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B-1
K-1
K-2
K-3
K-4
BONGTOOGI:
Adult Open Stick Division
GUMTOOGI:
Tiger Foam Sword
Junior Foam Sword Lgt Wgt
Junior Foam Sword Hvy Wgt
Adult Open Sword Division