AJKL Ranking & PRIZES
AJKL members can participate in two separate rankings:
1) IN PERSON RANKING: For competitors attending the 4 in-person events in the U.S.
2) VIRTUAL RANKING: For Kata competitor from anywhere in the world.
Note: Both rankings are run separate and points will not be mixed. Athletes can decide if they want to compete in just one ranking or in both rankings. At the end of each season, there will be two separate ranking winners (in-person ranking winners and virtual ranking winners).
The following points will be awarded for AJKL ranking events:
IN PERSON LEAGUE PRIZES
At the end of the season, The overall leaders of the in person ranking will receive the following benefits:
The overall leaders in each division (Ages 10 to 17 Advanced) will receive a Champions Ring.
The overall leaders ages (12 to 17 Advanced) will automatically be selected and earn a spot to represent AJKL at one international tournament per year.
The 2 Athletes (ONE male athlete and ONE female athlete) with most overall ranking points will receive some monetary support to cover part of their expenses to travel to one International tournament per year.
Ages 6 to 17 (Novice and Intermediate) = The first places in these divisions will receive an award Certificate.
NOTE: In order to be included in the ranking system, you will need to have a Membership. PLEASE NOTE ALL MEMBERSHIPS ARE STRICTLY ON A DONATION BASIS (any amount you wish to donate).
AJKL Memberships are for the whole family! One donation and you are set for the year!