5. To be eligible for rating a competitor must place in that division in at least two tournaments. They must also have accumulated in excess of 10 points.
6. If a competitor changes divisions during a competition year due to age or rank, they will move up to the new division and carry their points forward if they compete in the higher division before July 1. If they compete in the higher division after July 1, they will continue to accumulate points in the lower division. Lower division points cannot be carried forward into adult Black Belt Ratings.