I recently took part in the KUGB national student championships and though I didn't get very far in kumite I made it to the final and came fourth.
I was really appy to get a medal in my first competition and it was really fun. Just wanted to let everyone know that if you're thinking of competing, GO FOR IT. I had a great time and no one was stuck up or elitist.
Here I am in the bottom right of this pic, grinning like a mentalist;