Window Now Open For Selection of Olympic Weight Divisions for 2019

Jan. 04, 2019, 5:12 p.m. (ET)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 4, 2019) -- The window to change OlympicWeight Division with World Taekwondo has opened. Athletes must send an email to: may.spence@usa-taekwondo.us by 5pm MST, January 24th, 2019 to notify the USATKD High Performance department if they want to change where their Olympic Weight Division points are allocated. For details and in-depth explanation please refer to the current WT Ranking Bylaws, which can be found on the WT website by clicking: http://www.worldtaekwondo.org/rules/
Please note that points will be transferred only from the overlapping World Weight Division to the newly selected Olympic Weight Division as following default allocation: 

To change points in the U.S. National Rankings, Senior World Class black belt athletes will have the opportunity at the beginning of each year to move their points up or down one World Weight Division. Athletes must send an email detailing their current weight division, and the division where their points shall be moved to: rankings@usa-taekwondo.us by 5pm MST, January 24, 2019. Just a reminder, U.S. National Rankings points roll off 12 months after the event occurred in 2018.
 
Please note that after this date no requests will be accepted and there will be no changes of Olympic or World Weight Division allowed until January 2020.