Competition Details & Rules

CATEGORIES OF THE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:

MEN
ADULTS: OPEN WEIGHT CATEGORY
U21: -65, 65-70, 70-75, 75-80, 80-85, 85-90, +90, Kata
U16: -50, 50-55, 55-60, 60-65, 65-70, 70-75, +75, Kata
WOMEN
ADULTS: OPEN WEIGHT CATEGORY
U21: -50, 50-55, 55-60, 60-65, +65, Kata
U16: -50, 50-55, 55-60, 60-65, +65, Kata
TEST TEAM-KATA
ADULTS: 3 - 4 member / team of mixed teams

AGE LIMITS FOR U16, U21 AND ADULTS

Definition of a Cadet: a competitor is considered as a cadet from: 1st of January in the year he/she will be 15 years old to the 1st of January in the year he/she will be 17 years old (practically born in 2002 - 2003).
Definition of a Youth U-21: a competitor is considered as a Youth U-21 from the date of birth he/she will be 18 years old to the 1st of Januaryin the year he/she will be 22 years old (practically born between 01/01/1997 – 23/11/2000)
Definition of an open adults category: a competitor is considered as adults open from the date of birth he/she will be 18 years old or over.
Definition of Test Team-Kata category: a competitor is considered as member of Test Team Kata from the date of birth he/she will be 18 years old or over. A team can contain 3 members + an additional 4th member where for each bout 3 members will be joining the kata. The team can contain male and female members and it is not necessary to include at least one member from each gender. (It doesn't have to be a mixed team, but it can be.)

Limit is 2 participants per country in each category, country organizer has one extra participant in each category. Additionally in open category also can participate all the medal winners of EKO and WKO Adults Championships in weight and open categories. All World and European adult championships medal winners can’t participate in the U21 championship. Participant, who take part in the U21 championship, can’t to participate in the Adult open weight championship on the next day.

COMPETITIONS’ RULES AND CONDITIONS

The Competitions will follow the rules and conditions of European Karate Organization EKO. Adults open weight category participant must be min. 4th kyu, bouts time: preliminary bouts 3 min; 2 min; scale; 2 min, form quarterfinals 3 min.; 2 min.; 2 min.; scale, tameshiwari; 2 min. U16 category participant must be min. 7th kyu, all bouts time is 1,5 min.; 1,5 min.; 1,5 min. (no scale). U21 category participant must be min.6th kyu, all bouts time is 2 min.; 2 min.; 2 min. (no scale). All participants are obliged to present EKO passport with valid license. (a competitor can be asked for proof of age by producing an ID card or country passport.) All competitors are also requested to present a written medical certificate indicating that he or she is physically fit and healthy and his/her insurance documents. All women must to present certificate of non-pregnant state signed by doctor (valid 1 month). All competitors must fill and present responsibility statement declaration for participation in the tournament (available to download from the website.

Awards for Competitors

Cadets U16, U21 category: 1st , 2nd , 3rd -3rd places: trophies, medals, certificates

Adults Open category: 1st to 8th places: trophies, medals, certificates

Best technique: trophy and certificate

Best kyokushin spirit: trophy and certificate,

All competitors: certificate of participation, and more special awards.

Detailed information will be provided later.

Financial Conditions

Accommodation, flight tickets, transportation and meals for all participants shall be covered by their National Organization or by their Club or by the participant him/herself.

PARTICIPATION AND ANTIDOPPING FEES:

30 € PER EACH PARTICIPANT
if someone competes both in kata and kumite additional 10 € fee is charged

PARTIES:

Welcome party: 20 €
Sayonara Party: 30 €

DINER AND LUNCH:

The meals must be ordered in advance from the organizing committee - together with the registration and accommodation reservation.

Diner at Auqaworld hotel:
from 18 €

Lunch in the Sportshall:
Lunch menu A: 15 €,
Lunch menu B: 10 €,
Lunch menu C: 5 €

TRANSFER:

Transfer from Airport to Hotel and back: 15 €/ way
Transfer from official Hotel to Sportshall and back is free for guest of Aquaworld
Transfer from others hotels to Sportshall and back: 13 €/ day

ENTRY TICKETS:

Children (4-14 years):
Friday: 5 €,
Saturday: 7 €,
Comb. ticket for 2 days: 10 €

Over 14 years:
Friday: 7 €,
Saturday: 10 €,
Comb. ticket for 2 days: 15 €

KUMITE TECHNICAL SEMINAR (with European and World champions coach):

25th November 2018-Sunday (all-day): 20 € (for the Aquaworld hotel quest (sunday night),
Other participants: 30 €

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT ARPAD KALMAR

SECRETARY ALEXANDRA KALMAR