Going into its 27th year, the Virginia Commonwealth Games is held annually, (with most events taking place in July), hosting almost 10,000 athletes of all ages and skill levels. From archery to wrestling, this event represents the true spirit of amateur athletics offering sports competition venues for 55+ different Olympic and Pan American sports.
Take part as a competitor or a spectator of your favorite sport, either way you will feel the pure pleasure of competing for the love of sport!
Events: This event features:
Sparring - SKIL Sparring -Forms/Kata - Weapons- Breaking
** The Black Belt Grand Champion is NOT an event that is to be entered, it must be earned.
*** You may ONLY enter one sparring event
Spectator Fee: One Parent of registered competitors will be admitted without charge, all other $5, under 5 free
Awards: Virginia Commonwealth Games at Liberty Univeristy Championship Medals - Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each division. "Commonwealth Karate Champion" is appropriate designation. Black Belt Forms and Fighting Grand Championship sponsored by Order of Combat USA.
Special Awards: Black Belt Form Grand Champion Awards and Fighting Grand Champion Awards are sponsored by the Order of Combat USA
Protective gear is mandatory. Mandatory - Head, hand, foot, mouth. Optional - chest/groin
Rules: All commands will be in English, penalty point awarded for infractions
Points: Reasonable contact equals point. Eliminations are FINAL. Hand technique - 1 point, Kick technique - 2 points
Under Belts: 5 points = Winner
Black Belts: 7 points = Winner
Age: Your age on the day of the competition