*Gold Cup Rules

Gold Cup Knife throwing Rules:

The IKTHOF Gold Cup Knife tournament will use a double elimination system to determine a winner in a fair and equitable manner. Each thrower will throw the same three knives for each distance: 1⁄2 spin (2meters 6ft.6 inches min.) by the blade, 1 spin (3 meters 9ft 10 inches11 ft. min.) by the handle, 1 1⁄2 spin (4 meters 13 ft 2 inches. min.) by the blade, 2 spins ( 5 meters 16 ft. 5 inches. min.) by the handle, 2 1⁄2 spins ( 6 meters 19 ft.8 inches min.) by the blade, and 3 spins ( 7 meters 23 ft. min.) by the handle.Targets will have 10 cm or 4 inch center (worth 5 points.), 20cm ring (worth 4 points.), a 30 cm outer ring (worth 3 points.). A 40 cm ring worth 2 points and a 50 cm ring worth 1 point. Knives are scored as they stick, and each thrower must have 3 knives of the same length and style. Knives must be at least 12 inches long and no longer that 16 inches. It is very strongly suggested that knives weigh at least one ounce per inch or heavier to compete for safety of the person in the next lane.

Gold Cup Tomahawk throwing rules:

The IKTHOF Gold Cup Tomahawk tournament will use a double elimination system to determine a winner in a fair and equitable manner. Each thrower will throw the same three Tomahawks for each distance: 1 spin (3 meters.) handle down blade facing forward before the throw, 1 1⁄2 spin (4 meters.) handle up blade facing backwards before the throw, 2 spins ( 5 meters.) handle down blade facing forward before the throw, 2 1⁄2 spins ( 7 meters ) handle up blade facing backwards before the throw, and 3 spins ( 9 meters.) handle down blade facing forward before the throw..
Targets will have 10 cm or 4 inch center (worth 5points.), 20cm ring (worth 4points.), a 30cm outer ring (worth 3points.). A 40 cm ring worth 2 points and a 50 cm ring worth 1 point. Tomahawks are scored as they stick, and each thrower must have 3 Tomahawks of the same length and style.
3 Hawks will be required with 13 inch handles or longer and no more than a 4 1/2 inch cutting edge.