Below are the types of Kimonos you May Use for Competition
Your competition kimono should be completely White, Blue or Black.
Summer Gi: 650gsm (Gramatura 410g) This kimonos is preferred by many because of its lightweight and durability, especially when making weight for tournaments. The material gives easily which makes it easier to learn technique and movement. It’s also great for someone who trains often because it will dry quickly in between classes.
Limited Series Gi: 800gsm (Gramatura 500g).This kimono is one of the most traditional due to its weight and look. It’s a bit thicker than the Summer Gi, making it difficult for your opponent to grip, taking you to that next step.
Gold Weave Gi: 1,000gsm (Gramatura 550g) This kimono is one of the thickest you’ll find, preferred by many top names (especially the bigger guys in the absolute division that have a stronger grip) It’s definitely top of the line, allowing for rigorous training, ultimate mobility and extreme durability like no other.
Patches and embroidery should only be located in specific places, must be made of made of cotton and must be a certain size. The key below will guide you to where you should place your patches. Patches placed on non-authorized locations will have to be removed before competition. Kimonos with unauthorized embroidery will have to be replaced.
Tags/Patches of the Kimono Brand are allowed to be place on the inside collar of the kimono as well as the front leg, as long as the tag/patch is not embroidered and is smaller than 36 cm.