The Federation will be conducting an open selection trial for the 13th Asian Cities Gold Cup Taekwondo Championships (junior & senior) which will be held from 6 to 8 February 2009 in Hong Kong and the 25th SEA Games (senior only) which will be held in Laos in December 2009.
The selection schedule is as follows.
Date – 30 November 2008 (Sunday)
Weigh-in – 12.00pm to 1.30pm
Selection – 2.00pm onwards
Venue – STF National Training Centre
80 Lorong Limau
Eligibility – At least a 1st dan or poom blackbelt
Good fitness level (the STF reserves the right to
request proof from a medical practitioner)
We would like to invite your players to participate in the trials.
Please fill in the attached form and submit it to the Secretariat by Friday, 28 November 2008. We reserve the right not to accept late submission. There is no limit to the number of players you can field. The trials are open to Singapore Citizens only. A copy of their blackbelt certificate or card and identity card must be attached with the submission form.
Registered players for the trials are to report at the National Training Centre before 12.00pm. They shall be considered for the category based on their actual weight at the weigh-in and not according to the weight submitted in the form as we do not want to disqualify any players. No weight allowance will be given.
Please take note the following.
- Players shorlisted for the 25th SEA Games 2009 will automatically qualify for representation at the Asian Cites tournament. To be eligible for the tournament, international competitions and overseas trainings prior to the SEA Games, they must fulfill the training requirements (minimum 15 hours a week) from the time they are shortlisted.
- Other selected players for the 13th Asian Cities must meet the training requirements (minimum 15 hours a week) from the time that they have been selected to be eligible for participation in the tournament.
The selection trials and Player’s Undertaking forms are attached. The Player’s Undertaking forms must be signed by parents for players under the age of 21 years old.
Players will not be allowed to participate in the selection trials if they do not comply with the administrative requirements.