Tournaments (Local)
recognized by sport singapore and affiliated to singapore national olympic council





The 7th Singapore Youth Olympic Festival (SYOF 2018) Taekwondo Championships will be held on 7 July and  



Documents pertaining to the competition are attached.


For this year’s competition, please note the following information.


  • The organizers will not accept incomplete submissions. Submissions after the closing date – that is, 14 June 2018 (Thu) by 1600hrs – will be rejected.


  • Participating teams must provide at least one referee per every 30 participants for the duration of the championships to qualify for participation. The referee need not be the same person.  For example, it is acceptable for a club to submit four referees, one for every competition day.  A club will be barred from future participation if its referee fails to fulfil his or her obligations without the approval of the Tournament Chairman. 


  • Each affiliate is allowed to field in more than one player per weight category per division for Kyorugi event. There is no limit to the number of participants a club can field for the Poomsae event.


  • The eligibility grade for the championships shall be based on or before 14 June 2018.


  • Weigh-in shall be conducted on the competition day. During Weigh-in contestants shall wear T-shirt & short. However, weigh-in may be conducted in the nude if the contest wishes to do so (Inside room). There will be only one weigh-in.  Players who are over weight or under weight shall be disqualified.  A weigh-in machine similar to the one used for the official weigh-in shall be provided for the players to check their weight before they are officially weighed.  No weight allowance will be given.


  • Male and female players are required to wear the following equipment upon entering the arena: head gear, trunk protector, forearm guard, shin guard groin guard, gloves and mouth piece.


  • Regarding the use of PSS, PSS equipment will be issue to the contestants


  • Doctor’s clearance will be required for those with pre-existing medical conditions


  • Introduce head kicks for Cadets (12 to 14) and Youths (15 to 17) to provide them the opportunity to optimize their skill development.There will be two categories for the two divisions - that is Cadet and Youth players can participate in either the non head kick or head kick category.  For the head kick category, players will be required to wear headgear with protective face shield.


  • Additional categories: Young (9, 10 and 11 years old). No head kicks for these categories.


If you require any clarifications, please do not hesitate to call me at 91064421 or any of the Secretariat staff at 63451491.


We look forward to your continued support and co-operation for a smooth, successful and memorable tournament.