on behalf of European Karate Organization, we have the honor to invite you to the

European Karate

Kyokushin / Shinkyokushin

Championship 2023

For CADETS, JUNIORS, YOUTH U21
& WOMEN OPEN WEIGHT QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR WC 2023 JAPAN 
24th – 25th of JUNE – Debrecen, Hungary

Age groupYear of birthKataKumite Weight categories
Cadets2007, 2008Individual and team-50; -55; -60; -65; +65 kg
Juniors2005, 2006Individual and team-50; -55; -60; -65; +65 kg
Youth U21**2003, 2004, 2005*Individual and team-50; -55; -60; -65; +65 kg
Adults OPEN***must be 18 years old
NOOPEN Weight
Age group
Year of birth
Kata
Kumite Weight categories
Cadets
2007, 2008
Individual and team
-50; -55; -60; -65; -70; -75; +75 kg
Juniors
2005, 2006
Individual and team
-60; -65; -70; -75; -80, +80 kg
Youth U21**
2003, 2004, 2005*
Individual and team
-65; -70; -75; -80; -85; -90, +90 kg

18 years on the day of the competition , Participants must decide in wich age category they compete(U18 or U21-cannot do both

** Medal Winners(1 st- 3rd places) at ADULTS EC/WC in weight category or Open Weight  EC/WC (1st-8th place) cannot register for U21
*** Those who have already qualified to the WC in Japan cannot register for Adults women OPEN weight qualification tournament. All medal winners of EC and WC can participate additionally over the quota.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT*
CADETS
JUNIORS
YOUTH - U21
ADULT
GirlsBoysGirlsBoys
Women
Men
Women

Helmet**

(Protect the face with a net/bars or plastics)

XXXX



Chest protector**XX




White Shin Protection
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
White Gloves
X
X





Knee Protection
X
X
X
X



Groin Protection
X
X
X
X
X
X
X

Breast Protection

(Only Cup Type allowed)

X

X

X

X

Mouth Protection

OPTIONAL

* Competitors are obligated to bring their personal set of protectors (except helmets and chest protection), and must submit for approval at registration. Equipment shop with approved protection will be available at the venue on both competition days.

** Helmets and chest protectors will be available at the venue from the organizer on all tatamis.

Arrival of EKO Board, Committees, Referees, Officials and Participants
14:00-15:00 Referee Registration
15:00-20:00 Referee course for all referees that apply for a license
Arrival of Officials and Participants
09:00 - 18:00 weight and medical control
09:00 - 10:00 EKO referee committee meeting
10:00 - 11:00 EKO technical and grading committee meeting
11:00 - 12:00 EKO medical and anti-doping committee meeting
12:00 - 13:00 EKO Board meeting
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch for EKO Board and Committee Members
14:30 - 15:00 Referee registration
15:00 - 17:00 EKO Referee seminar
19:00 - Draws
20:00 - Welcome Dinner for EKO, VIP, CR and BC
09:00 – Referee briefing
10:00 – Start of European Championship
Kata all age categories
Cadets U16 kumite tournament on 4 Tatami
13:00 – Official Opening Ceremony
19:00 – Awarding Ceremony
09:00 – Referee briefing
10:00 – Start of European championship
Kumite for Juniors and Youth U21, Open women kumite on 4 Tatami
18:00 – Awarding Ceremony
20:00 – Sayonara Party for EKO, VIP, CR/BC, Coaches  , Referees and Competitors
12:00 – Check-out and Departure