The 18th IKO European Open Karate Championships and European Cup 2019

The 18th Open European Championship and Kyokushin Karate European Cup among children, juniors, adults and seniors in “kumite” and “kata” are being held in Minsk (Belarus) on December 7-9.

Registration

The registration process will take place via the Honbu website.
http://www.kyokushinkaikan.org/en from October 10, until October 31, 2019.

Categories

The 18th Open European Championship

Men Open weight category
Women Open weight category

European Cup

Kumite boys
8-9 yr: -25 kg, -30 kg, -35 kg, +35 kg
10-11 yr: -35 kg, -40 kg, -45 kg, +45 kg
12-13 yr: -40 kg, -45 kg, -50 kg, +50 kg
14-15 yr: -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, +70 kg
16-17 yr: -55 kg, -60 kg, -65 kg, -70 kg, -75 kg, +75 kg
Seniors 35-39 yr: -85 kg, +85 kg,
Seniors +40 yr: -85 kg, +85 kg

Kumite girls
8-9 yr: -25 kg, -30 kg, +30 kg
10-11 yr: -35 kg, -40 kg, +40 kg
12-13 yr: -40 kg, -45 kg, +45 kg
14-15 yr: -50 kg, -55 kg, +55 kg
16-17 yr: -55 kg, -60 kg, +60 kg

Kata cadets boys and girls 8-9, 10-11 years old
Preliminary round – Taikioku sono san
Final round – Pinan Sono ni

Kata cadets boys and girls 12-13 years old
Preliminary round – Pinan Sono ni
Final round – Gekisai Sho

Kata juniors 14-15, 16-17 years old
Preliminary round – Gekisai Sho
Final round –Kata by choice (Tsukino kata, Saifa, Garyu, Seienchin, Seipai, Kanku, Sushiho)

Kata men, women
Preliminary round – Gekisai Sho
Final round – Kata by choice (in accordance with the IKO rules)

Team Kata. Open to all age and gender
No Preliminary round. Kata by choice (in accordance with the IKO rules)

Schedule

December 6, 2019 (Friday)
10.00 – 18.00 Verification of all participants
18:00 – 19:30 – Judge seminar
19:30 – IKO meeting

December 7, 2019 (Saturday)
9.00 – 11.30 Kata competitions among cadets, juniors and seniors
12.00 – 12.30 ceremony of opening, parade of participants;
13.30 – 16.00 elimination kumite competitions;
16.00 – 18.00 semifinal and final fights;
18.00 – 19.00 rewarding of winners and prize-winners.

December 8, 2019 (Sunday)
9.00 – 10.30 – Seminar with Shihan Gorai
11.00 – 12.30 Kata competitions among men and women. Team kata
12.30 – 13.00 ceremony of opening, parade of participants;
13.00 – 15.00 elimination kumite competitions;
15.00 – 15.30 tameshiwari;
15.30 – 17.00 semifinal and final fights;
17.00 – 18.00 rewarding of winners and prize-winners.
20.00 – Sayonara (“Planeta Hotel, Minsk”, Address: 31, Pobeditelei prospect, Minsk)

Organizer

International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan, Belarusian Republican Federation Kyokushinkai Karate “IKO”, Branch Chief  Sensei Vasili Maksimau