Registration and Competition Requirements for Lei Tai (Full Contact Fighting)
Lei Tai Competitor Information
All Lei Tai competitors and coaches should review the following information regarding timeline, rules, equipment requirements and medical requirements for the Lei Tai full contact fighting event.
- Information for the Kuo Shu Lei Tai Fighters [Information for Kuo Shu Lei Tai Fighters (PDF)]
- Lei Tai Equipment Requirements [Lei Tai Equipment Requirements (PDF)]
- Lei Tai Weigh In Competitor Checklist [Lei Tai Competitor Checklist (PDF)] All fighters are required to make weight for the weight class in which they are registered!
- Lei Tai Event Timeline [Lei Tai Event Timeline (PDF)]
- TWKSF Lei Tai Competition Weight Classes [Lei Tai Competition Weight Classes (PDF)]
- TWKSF Lei Tai Rules [Lei Tai Rules (PDF)]
Lei Tai Competition Requirements
All Kuo Shu Lei Tai full contact competitors and coaches should review the following information regarding documentation, equipment, and medical requirements for the Kuo Shu Lei Tai full contact fighting events.
To compete in a Kuo Shu Lei Tai event, competitors must comply with the following requirements:
- Complete a Registration Form via online registration or paper form by June 30, 2023.
- Complete a Lei Tai Waiver Form.(Click here to download the Waiver [Lei Tai Waiver Form (PDF)] ) Bring the completed waiver to the official weigh-In.
- Comply with Lei Tai Documentation Requirements (see details below).
- Comply with Lei Tai Medical Requirements (see details below).
- Comply with Lei Tai Equipment Requirements (link to page).
- Successfully complete weigh-in between 12pm and 6pm on Friday, July 28, 2023.
- If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All competitors must provide their Lei Tai Waiver Form, Lei Tai (Full Contact Fighting) Pre-Participation Health Questionnaire, and lab report to the USKSF by June 30, 2023. Coordinate with your team leader, who should send a scanned copy of these materials to email@example.com by June 30, 2023. You will also need to bring the originals to weigh-in. All fighters must make weight and compete in the weight class for which they are registered.
Tournament Officials reserve the right to exclude or remove any competitor from the Kuo Shu Lei Tai event.
Lei Tai Documentation Requirements
Lei Tai competitors must be a minimum of 18 years of age on the day of Weigh In and less than 41 years of age at Closing Ceremonies. Lei Tai competitors are required to provide proof of age. Acceptable documentation includes the following:
- Driver’s License
- Birth Certificate
Lei Tai competitors must provide proof that they are covered by a current health care insurance policy. Acceptable documentation includes the following:
- Health Care Insurance Card
- Official letter from the provider documenting current coverage
Lei Tai Medical Requirements
Lei Tai competitors are required to complete a Lei Tai (Full Contact Fighting) Pre-Participation Health Questionnaire form as part of the registration process. We recommend that you print out a copy of these requirements and provide them to your medical doctor to ensure compliance. You must bring a copy of your lab report with results to the official weigh-in.
The Lei Tai (Full Contact Fighting) Pre-Participation Health Questionnaire [Lei Tai Health Questionnaire (PDF)]) form must conform to the following requirements:
- Health Questionnaire must be completed on or after June 1, 2023.
- The form must be completed by a licensed medical doctor (MD) or equivalent, including a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse, or a physician’s assistant. License must be current. We will not accept an evaluation form completed by acupuncturists, Oriental Medical Doctors (OMD), Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors, dentists, oral surgeons, chiropractors, podiatrists, or other specialties that are not suited to evaluate fitness to compete in this event.
- You must have completed HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and pregnancy test (for female competitors) no earlier than June 1, 2023. To compete, Lei Tai competitors must test negative for all the tests listed above. Competitors who have had an immunization shot for Hepatitis B and/or C are not exempt from being tested for Hepatitis B and C.
- You must bring the completed medical form, in conformance with all of the above mentioned requirements, to the competition weigh-in/registration.
- You must bring a copy of the lab report with results to the official weigh-in.
- A doctor’s note is not a substitute for the Lei Tai Pre-Participation Health Questionnaire form and will not be accepted.
- In an effort to minimize the risk of serious injury associated with full contact fighting, the USKSF has adopted the following guidelines regarding Medical Disqualifications. At the official weigh-in, you will be required to certify that you are not subject to medical disqualification. The following shall constitute mandatory grounds for medical disqualification and the associated minimum durations:
- Technical knockout (TKO) – 30 days disqualification from full contact competition
- Knockout (KO) or technical knockout (TKO) with loss of consciousness (first occurrence) – 60 days disqualification.
- Knockout (KO) or technical knockout (TKO) with loss of consciousness (second consecutive occurrence) – 120 days disqualification.
Consecutive occurrence refers to knockout or technical knockout with loss of consciousness in two consecutive bouts or tournaments regardless of period of time between events. All competitors should also be advised that if it is later discovered that the competitor failed to disclose prior TKO or KO within the protocol time frame, the USKSF reserves the right to revoke any medals or awards. Disqualification from future sanctioned competition may also apply.