Registration is Open!

Register by December 4th to receive 50% off your competitor registration fee.

Double Elimination

Double elimination give competitors another chance to win if they lose a match, making them more exciting for the participants and audience alike.

Point Sparring

Point sparring involves two competitors scoring points by making contact with the other competitor. These contacts are scored by the judges and awarded points.

Continuous Sparring

Unlike point sparring, there is no pause in the action when contact is made. For the Sakubara Invitational, scoring is determined by sensors embedded in the protective gear.

Electronic Scoring

Making it’s debut, 2020 Armor will be used in the continuous sparring division to judge and decide winners.

Exclusive Shirt

Early registration gives you the option of buying a tournament shirt at a significant discount.

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Face shield

Competitors under the age of 17 are required to wear a face shield.

Competitors that are 17 or over may choose to not wear a face shield, but must wear a mouth guard.

Equipment will be checked when competitors sign in at the tournament.

Chinmukwan Taekwon-Do Federation

Competitors must a member of a C.T.F. affiliated school or be invited by the tournament coordinator.

Face contact allowed

Face contact will be allowed at all ranks and ages. Competitors under the ages of 17 are required to have a face shield.

Venue and date

February 18th, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Christ Covenant Church
1320 W Nolana Ave
McAllen, TX 78504



Capture the Flag

In a two minute round, competitors must be the first to grab the flag from their opponents belt. A break will be called to award a points.

This event is for beginners only and is recommend as a way for first time competitors to experience a tournament environment.

Point Sparring

Modified C.T.F. Sparring Rules

In a two minute round, competitors must score more points than their opponent in order to win. A break will be called to award points to a competitor.

1 PointHand Techniques
2 PointsKicks
Point values

Continuous Sparring

Modified C.T.F. Sparring Rules

In a two minute round, competitors must depleted the health from the vest of their opponent in order to win.

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Frequently asked questions

What equipment is required?

Headgear, gloves, and sparring boots that cover the heel.

Face shield required for competitors under 17.

Face shield or mouth guard required for competitors 17 and over.

What uniforms are required?

Competitors and judges must wear the traditional martial art uniform from their school.

Masters may wear suits.

Can spectators pay at the door?

Yes. Spectators over the age of 5 will be charged $5.

If you’ve participated in any of the BBQ fundraisers, you will received free entry. Please notify the desk of your participation.

Can competitors pay at the door?

No. Competitors must register online before February 5th, 2023 to participate in the tournament.

Where is the tournament going to be held?

Christ Covenant Church
1320 W Nolana Ave
McAllen, TX 78504


When is the tournament?

February 18th, 2023 at 11 AM.

When / Where do I get my shirt?

Those who register only will be able to purchase a shirt at a discounted price, and receive the shirts at the tournament.

Shirts will be available at the tournament in a limited quantity.

When does registration end?

Registration is from November 14, 2022 to February 4th, 2023

What are the competitor fees?

If you are a beginner and only want to compete in Capture the Flag, then it is $30 from November 14th, 2022 to February 4th, 2023.

For all other events (with or without capture the flag):

$50November 14th, 2022 – December 4th, 2022
$75December 5th, 2022 – January 27th, 2023
$100January 28th, 2023 – February 4th 2023
Fee schedule
What are the divisions?

Divisions will be created after the sign up period closes (February 4th, 2023) to ensure divisions are as fair as possible.