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.
rules, guidelines, certification, seminars, tournaments, workshops
code of conduct
TKL required Code of Conduct listing.
seminars & clinics
An archive of TKL Events, Seminars and Clinics.
black belt ID Badge
Apply and renew your Black Belt ID Badge .
referee & advisory board
Meet all of the members that make up TKL.
sample certification exam
Wondering what you need to know to pass?
All about the TKL certification process.
IF I AM AN ADULT BLACK BELT, HOW CAN I GET CERTIFIED TO BE A TKL REFEREE?
In order to help referee at TKL tournaments, you must attend one of the scheduled referee certification training seminars or clinics. Check the TKL website for the next seminar or clinic.
HOW CAN I GET A COPY OF THE RULES OF COMPETITION?
The current TKL rules and guidelines are available on the TKL website. You can view or print it out for your reference.
CAN WE BRING FOOD AND DRINKS TO THE TOURNAMENTS?
Some of the TKL tournaments will have concessions. But, you are welcomed to bring your own food and drinks. Most of the facilities will NOT allow any food and beverages inside their gyms. Just make use of the common areas outside of the gym.
ARE SPECTATORS ALLOWED ON THE COMPETITION FLOOR TO WATCH THE ACTION?
No. The safety of all competitors and spectators are very important to the League. Only, authorized personnel are allowed in the competition area. You are welcomed to watch and take pictures from the spectator area.