GROUP A: Young Women and Kyu Grades – minimum age 14 years, maximum grade 17th mon or 2nd kyu

GROUP B: Masters Women – minimum age 30 years

GROUP C: Masters Women – minimum age 45 years

GROUP D: Women High Grades – categories: 1st kyu 1st dan 2nd dan & above

GROUP E: Open categories, to be run at the end of the event, separated by weight