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Note:Year of birth is relevant (not the day of birth). Look at the age and KYU/DAN limits in categories.

KATA

  • – Senior 20 – 39 years kata individual: kohaku system until semifinal. Semifinal and final with points.
  • – All other categories: kohaku system until final. Final with points (if there are less than 8 participants –> directly final).
  • – No exceptions with regard to the age! In teams e.g. 20-39 years can’t start participant 40 years old. In teams 15-17years can’t start 14years old.
EVENT YEARS /
Date of birth
WEIGHT COMPETITORS LIMIT REMARKS
Boys Individual Kata < 12yrs
After 01.01.2006
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kohaku system (Red and White flags) of Kata’s of Heian Shodan-Godan or Tekki-Shodan selected by Referee Panel.
Girls Individual Kata < 12yrs
After 01.01.2006
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Final: Point system of Tokui Kata, Heian Shodan-Godan, Tekki-Shodan, Bassai-dai, Jion, Kanku-dai and Empi.
Boys Individual Kata 12 – 13yrs
2004 – 2005
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kohaku system (Red and White flags) of Kata’s of
Girls Individual Kata 12 – 13yrs
2004 – 2005
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation Heian Shodan– Godan or Tekki-Shodan selected by Referee Panel.
Boys Individual Kata 14 – 15yrs
2002 – 2003
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Final: Point system of Tokui Kata, Heian Shodan–Godan, Tekki-
Girls Individual Kata 14 – 15yrs
2002 – 2003
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation Shodan, Bassai-dai, Jion, Kanku-dai, Empi, Gankaku, Jitte, Bassai-sho and Kanku-sho
Boys Individual Kata 16 – 17yrs
2000 – 2001
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kohaku system (Red and White flags) of Kata’s of Heian Shodan-Godan or Tekki-Shodan selected by Referee Panel.
Girls Individual Kata 16 – 17yrs
2000 – 2001
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Final: Point system of Tokui-kata, all Kata allowed
★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachi NOT allowed.
Boys Individual Kata 18 – 19yrs
1998 – 1999
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kohaku system (Red and White flags) Kata’s of Bassai-Dai, Jion, Kanku-dai or Empi selected by Referee Panel
Girls Individual Kata 18 – 19yrs
1998 – 1999
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Final: Point system of Tokui-kata, All Kata allowed
★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachi NOT allowed.
★ THE CONTESTANTS OF AGE 18-19 CAN BE A MEMBER OF TEAM OF SENIORS Group
Men’s Individual Kata 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
Not applicable 4 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary : Kohaku system (Red and White flags) of compulsory Katas of Bassai-Dai, Jion, Kanku-Dai, or Empi selected by Referee Panel
★ Semi Final and Final will be judged by Point system of Tokui-Kata except Heian Shodan – Godan and Tekki Shodan
Women’s Individual Kata 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
Not applicable 4 competitors per nation ★ Same Kata will be NOT allowed for the Semi-Final and Final Matches.
★ In case two or more participants are the same point at the final, it is allowed to perform the same Kata they did at the semi-final
(When people do a draw in the semifinal, they can use their final kata and then perform the same kata in the final.)
– If there is more than 32 participants there will be 16 people in semifinal and 8 in final. If there is 32 people and less there will be 8 people in semifinal and 4 people in final.
Boy’s Team Kata 15 – 17yrs
2000 – 2002
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) Kata team will be held for 2 rounds, semifinal and final by point system, if there are more than 8 teams. If there is 8 and less teams, there will be 1 round. If there is any draw in semifinal, teams must perform different kata. If there is a draw in final, teams can perform kata from semifinal. So 2 katas must be prepared in total.
★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachi NOT allowed.
All other katas are allowed.
Girls’s Team Kata 15 – 17yrs
2000 – 2002
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) 14 years old are not allowed.
Men’s Team Kata 18 – 39yrs
1978 – 1999
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) Kata team will be held for 2 rounds, semifinal and final by point system, if there are more than 8 teams. If there is 8 and less teams, there will be 1 round. If there is any draw in semifinal, teams must perform different kata. If there is a draw in final, teams can perform kata from semifinal. So 2 katas must be prepared in total.
★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachi NOT allowed.
Women’s Team Kata 18 – 39yrs
1978 – 1999
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ Same Kata will be NOT allowed for the Preliminary and Final Matches
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 40 – 44yrs
1973 – 1977
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 40 – 44yrs
1973 – 1977
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 45 – 49yrs
1968 – 1972
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation More than 12 participants in one category, Preliminary and Final matches Same as in the other categories.
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 45 – 49yrs
1968 – 1972
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kohaku system (Red and White flags) of compulsory Katas of Bassai-Dai or Jion selected by Referee Panel
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 50 – 54yrs
1963 – 1967
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Final: Point system by Tokui kata – All Kata allowed (except Heian Sho-dan-Godan, Tekki-Shodan)
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 50 – 54
1963 – 1967
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachi allowed.
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 55 – 59yrs
1958 – 1962
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ In case of Men’s or Women’s CONTESTANTS less than 3 persons the category to be combined with the upper category
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 55 – 59yrs
1958 – 1962
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 60 – 64yrs
1953 – 1957
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 60 – 64yrs
1953 – 1957
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 65 – 69yrs
1948 – 1952
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 65 – 69yrs
1948 – 1952
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 70+ yrs
1938 – 1947
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 70+ yrs
1938 – 1947
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kata 80+ yrs
Before 31.12.1937
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kata 80+ yrs
Before 31.12.1937
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Team Kata 40+ yrs
Before 31.12.1977
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ The contestans should be age 40 & above.
Women’s Masters Team Kata 40+ yrs
Before 31.12.1977
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ The contestants of this category cannot participate in the team
kata of over 150 & 180 years by 3 years combined
Kata team will be held for 2 rounds, semifinal and final by point system, if there are more than 8 teams. If there is 8 and less teams, there will be 1 round. If there is any draw in semifinal, teams must perform different kata. If there is a draw in final, teams can perform kata from semifinal. So 2 katas must be prepared in total.
Mixed Team Kata 150 + (comb. ages) Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1 ) ★ 3 Contestants (Age Under 40 allowed) & 1 Reserve
★ Man & Woman mix allowed
★ Tokui Kata by Point system
Mixed Team Kata 180 + (comb. ages) Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ Seienchin, Seipai, Gankaku-sho and Nijuhachiho allowed

 

KUMITE

EVENT YEARS WEIGHT COMPETITORS LIMIT REMARKS
Boys Individual Kumite < 12yrs
After 01.01.2006
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Ippon shobu 90 seconds
Girls Individual Kumite < 12yrs
After 01.01.2006
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Boys Individual Kumite 12 – 13yrs
2004 – 2005
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Girls Individual Kumite 12 – 13yrs
2004 – 2005
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Boys Individual Kumite 14 – 15yrs
2002 – 2003
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Girls Individual Kumite 14 – 15yrs
2002 – 2003
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Boys Individual Kumite 16 – 17yrs
2000 – 2001
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Ippon shobu 2 minutes
Girls Individual Kumite 16 – 17yrs
2000 – 2001
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Gum shield, Mitts (approved by SKIF) are compulsory.
Boys Individual Kumite 18 – 19yrs
1998 – 1999
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Groin and Chest (Girls) protectors are allowed, but Shin protectors are forbidden.
Girls Individual Kumite 18 – 19yrs
1998 – 1999
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ THE CONTESTANS OF AGE 18-19 CAN BE MEMBER OF SENIORS Group.
Men’s Individual Kumite 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
< 65 kg 4 competitors per nation ★ 2 minutes, Ippon-han shobu
Men’s Individual Kumite 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
65 kg – 75 kg 4 competitors per nation ★ Final match- 5 minutes, Sanbon shobu (6 Wazaari’s)
Men’s Individual Kumite 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
75kg and over 4 competitors per nation ★ In case of the CONTESTANT cannot make the match, he cannot participate afterwards.
Men’s Grand Champion 20-39yrs
1978 – 1997
TOP 4 contestans per each class ★ For Men’s Grand Champion tournament -Top 4 CONTESTANTS per each class
★ 5 minutes, Sanbon shobu (6 Wazaari’s)
★ For Men’s Grand Champion tournament, non-participation is NOT allowed without injury.
★ In case of the CONTESTANT cannot make the match, he cannot participate afterwards.
Women’s Individual Kumite 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
< 60 kg 4 competitors per nation ★ 2 minutes, Ippon-han shobu
Women’s Individual Kumite 20 – 39yrs
1978 – 1997
60 kg + 4 competitors per nation ★ Final match- 3 minutes, Ippon-han shobu
★ In case of the CONTESTANT cannot make the match, he cannot participate afterwards.
Women’s Grand Champion 20-39yrs
1978 – 1997
TOP 2 contestans per each class ★ For Women’s Grand Champion tournament -Top 2 CONTESTANTS per each class
★ Final match- 3 minutes, ippon-han shobu
★ For Women’s Grand Champion tournament, non-participation is NOT allowed without injury.
★ In case of the CONTESTANT cannot make the match, he cannot participate afterwards.
Boy’s Team Kumite 15 – 17yrs
2000 – 2002
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ 2 minutes, Ippon-shobu
★ All (3 of Men / Women) CONTESTANTS should fight in the first
Girl’s Team Kumite 15 – 17yrs
2000 – 2002
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) and Second rounds. From 3rd round the match will be finished when one team get 2 wins.
14 years old are not allowed.
Men’s Team Kumite 18 – 39yrs
1978 – 1999
Not applicable 1 team per nation (5 + 2) ★ 2 minutes, Ippon-shobu
★ The contestants of age 18-19 can be member of seniors group
★ The contestants of age 40 & above cannot be member of seniors group.
★ All (5 of Men and 3 of Women) CONTESTANTS should fight in the first
Women’s Team Kumite 18 – 39yrs
1978 – 1999
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) and Second rounds. From 3rd round the match will be finished when one team get 3 wins (Men) or 2 wins (Women)
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 40 – 44yrs
1973 – 1977
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Ippon shobu 2 minutes
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 40 – 44yrs
1973 – 1977
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 45 – 49yrs
1968 – 1972
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 45 – 49yrs
1968 – 1972
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 50 – 54yrs
1963 – 1967
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Ippon shobu 90 seconds
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 50 – 54yrs
1963 – 1967
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Ippon shobu 90 seconds
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 55 – 59yrs
1958 – 1962
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 55 – 59yrs
1958 – 1962
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 60 – 64yrs
1953 – 1957
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 60 – 64yrs
1953 – 1957
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Individual Kumite 65 +yrs
Before 31.12.1952
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Women’s Masters Individual Kumite 65 +yrs
Before 31.12.1952
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation
Men’s Masters Team Kumite 40 – 49yrs
1968 – 1977
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ Ippon shobu 2 minutes
★ The contestans of age 50 and above cannot be member of this category
Women’s Masters Team Kumite 40 – 49yrs
1968 – 1977
Not applicable 1 team per nation (3 + 1) ★ Ippon shobu 90 seconds
★ The contestans of age 50 and above cannot be member of this category
Mixed Yakusoku kumite 80 – 99yrs
Before 31.12.1977
Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ 2 Contestants (Both Age 40 and above) & 1 Reserve (combined ages)
★ Man & Woman mix allowed
Mixed Yakusoku kumite 100 + (comb. ages) Not applicable 8 competitors per nation ★ Preliminary: Kihon-Ippon Kumite by Kohaku system
(Jodan-Oizuki, Chudan-Oizuki, Maegeri, Yokogeri & Mawashigeri, each once.)
★ Final: Jiyu Ippon Kummite by Point system
★ (Jodan-Oizuki, Chudan-Oizuki, Maegeri, Yokogeri, Mawashigeri,
Ushirogeri, Jodan-Kizamizuki & Chudan-Gyakuzuki, each once)
★ It is the same way of calculation of Kata Point system

Last update: November 5, 2016


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