New Rule Changes as Per Board of Director Meeting on Oct 2016

Updated 1/10/2016

Please note the following rule changes for the upcoming 2017 IKTHOF Season.  The following were set, voted upon and set by all Board Members in attendance.

RULE CHANGE FOR 2017 FAST DRAW AND TEXAS THREE STEP
IKTHOF Tournaments as per the IKTHOF Board Oct 17th 2016

FAST DRAW.

  • A Mountain Man knife at least 12 inches long and a minimum of 12 ounces in weight with a leather, wood or bone handle will be used for both the Fast Draw and the Texas Three Step.
  • Knife must be completely in the sheath any part of the blade that is showing before being pulled will be warned once. Second time, the thrower will be disqualified.  Knife must be drawn from the belt on the throwers waist. The SHEATH MUST be attached to the belt FIRMLY. The sheath may not he held higher that the belt by any means.
  • Minimum Distance 3 Meters.
  • The Bowie Knife Must stick in the three, four or five ring to score.
  • A maximum of three drops by BOTH the competitors. After three drops by BOTH competitors, BOTH throwers are disqualified.
  • The individual competition winner will be BEST OUT OF THREE TRIES.

TEXAS THREE STEP.

  • A Mountain Man knife at least 12 inches long and a minimum of 12 ounces in weight with a leather, wood or bone handle will be used for both the Fast Draw and the Texas Three Step. Knife must be completely in the sheath ANY PART OF THE BLADE That is showing before being pulled will be warned once second time the thrower will be disqualified.
  • Distances will be 3, 5 and 7 meters three throws from each distance.
  • The Bowie Knife Must stick in the three, four or five ring to score.
  • Knife must leave the sheath and be thrown in one continuous throw until the knife leaves the hand. Any hesitation during the throw will be warned once. Second time will result in disqualification.