Specifications

APPROVED DOBOKS AND BELTS

In accordance with Article T6 of the official ITF World Junior & Senior Tournament Rules and the ITF World Cup Rules, the following items have officially been approved by the ITF Tournament and Umpire Committee for use in ITF World Championship and World Cup Competitions.

NO OTHER doboks are currently approved, or permitted, for use in ITF World Championship or World Cup Competition.

DOBOKS

Competitors, while competing must wear the “official approved” TKD dobok with badges officially approved by the ITF The black belt must be of the official dimensions and must indicate the competitor’s degree. Female competitors may wear a white T-shirt under the dobok jacket.

All ITF Approved Doboks must conform to the following criteria:

  1. Manufacturer Labels: Approved Manufacturer/Suppliers will be permitted to place their logo, measuring no greater than 8cm wide by 5cm high, on the dobok in the following locations:

    1. On the Right (R) sleeve. Positioned on the outside of the arm, between the elbow and shoulder.

    2. On the Right (R) pant. Positioned on the front of the thigh, between the knee and the waist.

  1. Sponsorship: Competitors are permitted to display personal sponsor’s logos, according to the following criteria:

    1. Total area of sponsorship must measure no greater than 8cm wide by 5cm high

    2. Located on the left (L) sleeve. Positioned on the outside of the arm, between the elbow and shoulder.

    3. Any sponsor logo or image must be in good taste and must be approved by the ITF Umpire Committee.

  1. National Emblem/Flag or National Association / School Crest: Competitors are permitted to display their national flag, national association or school/club crest on their dobok for the World Championships and World Cup.

    1. Must be located on the front right (R) chest of their dobok, directly opposite the ITF Logo.

  1. Under Clothing:Female competitors are permitted to wear a WHITE T- shirt under their dobok jacket.

OFFICIALLY APPROVED ITF DOBOK MARKINGS FOR WORLD CUP

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BELTS

All ITF Approved Black Belts must conform to the following criteria:

  1. Junior Black Belt: Junior Competitors under the age of 18 years must wear a Junior Black Belt.

    1. The Junior Black Belt:

      1. Of sufficient length to wrap only one time around the waist

      2. Width is a maximum of five (5) cm

      3. Belt has a one (1) cm wide, white stripe running lengthwise through the center of the belt

      4. White stripe is on one side (face) of the belt only

      5. Belts must indicate the competitor’s degree in gold coloured Roman Numerals, positioned transversally across one end of the belt

      6. The belt may optionally:

        1. Indicate the competitors name on one end of the belt.

        2. Indicate the name “International Taekwon-Do Federation” or “Taekwon-Do” in Korean

        3. Indicate the name of the wearer’s National or Allied National Association

        4. The colour of any writing must be gold (yellow).

  1. Senior Black Belt: Competitors aged 18 and over wear a Senior Black Belt

    1. The Senior Black Belt

      1. Of sufficient length to wrap only one time around the waist

      2. Width is a maximum of five (5) cm

      3. Colour is completely black.

      4. Belts must indicate the competitor’s degree in gold coloured Roman Numerals, positioned transversally across one end of the belt

      5. The belt may optionally:

        1. Indicate the competitors name on one end of the belt.

        2. Indicate the name “International Taekwon-Do Federation” or “Taekwon-Do” in Korean

        3. Indicate the name of the wearer’s National or Allied National Association

        4. The colour of any writing must be gold (yellow).