UConn Fall Mini-Camp &

Husky Cup Competition

November 12-13, 2021

This year's Fall Mini-Camp and Husky Cup Competition will be held on November 12-13 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

The schedule is as follows:


Friday Nov 12


7:00-8:30 pm

Saturday Nov 13

Judge Seminar
Husky Cup Competition

9:00-10:30 am
10:30-11:30 am
12:30-5:30 pm


*All events held at Hawley Armory Gymnasium.


UConn's annual Fall Mini-Camp and Husky Cup Competition are open to all traditional Shotokan karateka. The Husky Cup is a "friendly dojo competition" and is open to all ranks, sex and ages. There will be individual kata and kumite only (no team events). See Details of Competition below. Black belts who do not wish to compete are invited to get much needed judging experience. There will be separate events for adult brown and black belt women and for children ages 9-13 and 5-8. The purpose of this competition is to learn and to HAVE FUN! Thus, we encourage all to attend.

Brown/black belt cost for the camp is only $20.00! (white/green/children $10;  Judges FREE!). If you wish to stay at a motel contact the Inn on Storrs (formerly Best Western; phone 860-423-8451), about 6 mi. south of campus on Rt. 195). Instructors, please e-mail me by WED NOVEMBER 10. Let me know: 1) the number of people and what days they will be attending, 2) whether they are competing or judging, and 3) the names, ranks, ages and sexes of competitors. If you have any questions or problems, email or call me.

Bob Jacobs
341 Wormwood Hill Rd.
Mansfield, CT 06250
(860) 377-0338 (cell)



Directions to Dojo

November 13, 2021 12:30-4:30pm
Hawley Armory Gymnasium, UConn


Note:  The University is currently requiring masks for all indoor events



Click here for complete JKA Official Tournaments Rules


Elimination kata (flag system)

Black belt: Heian 2-5, Tekki 1, Bassai dai, Kanku dai, Empi, Jion
Brown belt (3-1 kyu): Heian 2-5, Tekki 1
Green belt (4-6 kyu): Heian 1-4
8-7th kyu: Heian 1-2
9th kyu: Heian 1

Finals (Top 4 contestants, point system)

All ranks: Kata of choice


Eliminations and Finals

Black belt: Semi-free sparring*
Brown belt (3-1 kyu): Semi-free sparring (jodan, chudan, mae geri, yoko kekomi geri)
Green belt (4-6 kyu): One-step sparring (punching only)           

8-7th kyu: Basic three-step sparring
9th kyu: Basic three-step sparring


* Final match may be free sparring.  However, it will default to semi-free sparring if either contestant prefers it or is less than 18 yrs old.
There will be separate events for adult brown and black belt women, and for children ages 13 and under.

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