Only current TKL certified Referees/Judges are allow to officiate at TKL tournaments. The TKL conducts Referees/Judges Seminars and Clinics throughout the year. In this section, quickly find info on Code of Conduct, Seminars and clinics and an example Referee/Judge Certification Exam.
how to get
your official black belt Id badge
The Texas Karate League issued the new Black Belt Official’s ID Badges at the Referee Seminar and Clinic on March 11, 2017. The TKL will ASK all certified Referees/Judges to wear their ID Badges at TKL tournaments in the future.
TKL BLACK BELT OFFICIAL’S ID BADGES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REFEREE/JUDGE; JUST CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED. IF YOU HAVE YOUR TKL ID BADGE, THEN PLEASE WEAR IT AT ALL TKL TOURNAMENTS. IT WILL GIVE YOU EASY ACCESS INTO THE VENUE AND MAKES YOU EASILY IDENTIFIABLE.
Instructions & Parameters you need to know before placing your order:
COST: $10 plus tax (per badge)
SHIPPING: $2.50 (per badge)
• Only current, certified Black Belts can order the ID Badges. Names will be cross checked with the official TKL certification list. Non-certified adult Black Belts must attend an authorized TKL Referee Certification Seminar first to receive a Badge.
• You may order multiple ID Badges for yourself but different persons must have separate transactions.
Before you pay
In order to complete your transaction & ensure that you receive your ID Badge promptly, you'll need to upload a photo and add your full name + phone to the submission. Your badge will not be issued unless photo and info are received.
- a photo of yourself (chest up with black uniform top)
- [Accepted File Types: JPG, JPEG, PNG]
- your first and last name
- your contact phone number
Now that you've uploaded your photo and included the required info, let's get the badge paid for.
PayPal accounts are not required to order but you can sign in with your PayPal account. All major debit/credit cards are accepted. To pay, fill in your email and name below and click Add to Cart. After payment has been made, you will be redirected to upload a photo and fill in 2 lines of info for your badge.