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The 1st European Fullcontact Karate Championship 2020

The 1st European Fullcontact Karate Championship 2020
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Start:
18/01/2020 09:00
End:
19/01/2020 18:00
Event type:
Championship
Organization:
Fullcontact (WFKO)
Organizer:
European Fullcontact Karate Organization
Venue:
Antwerp, Belgium
Address:
Arenaplein 1, 2100 Antwerpen, Belgium
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Dear Presidents, Country Representatives, WKO Branch Chiefs, National Coaches, Dear Shihan, Sensei, Senpai, Dojo Leaders and Karateka’s!
On behalf of The EFKO European Fullcontact Karate Organization, we are very honoured and proud to invite you to the “1st European Fullcontact Karate Championship” Selection Championship for “1st World Fullcontact Karate Championship” (WFKO) in Japan – Osaka May 2020

The 1st European Fullcontact Karate Championship will take place on Saturday, January 18th  and Sunday 19th in the city of Antwerp, Belgium.

The tournament is open for all Fullcontact organizations!

All fights will be under the WFKO rules, (check tournament rules)

 

Categories:
Kumite – Adults / Seniors (up 18 years old on the day of the tournament)
Men: -65 kg, -75 kg, -85 kg, + 85 kg
Women: -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg, +60 kg

Protection men: Groin protection, Mouth protection (optional)
Protection woman: Breast protection (only the cup type is allowed), Shin protection, Mouth protection (optional)

 

Thursday: January 16th, 2020
18.30: Dinner with EKO members (unofficial)

Friday: January 17th, 2020
08:30 – 11.00 EKO/EFKO Board meeting
10:00 – 18: 00 Weight and medical control
11:00 – 18:00 Referee course
18:30 – 19:30 Official Coaches and participants briefing
21:00 Open draw
20:30 – 22:30 Welcome party for Officials

Saturday: January 18th, 2020
07:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 09:00 Transport to Sports hall
09:10 Referee and coach briefing
09:40 Opening tournament
10:00 Preliminary rounds
13:00 Pause – Lunch
14:00 Continue rounds
17:00 – 18:00 End of day one
18:00 – 18:30: Transport to hotel
21.00 – 21.30 EFKO open meeting

Sunday: January 19th, 2020
07:00 – 10:00  Breakfast
09:00 – 11:00  EKO Board meeting
11.00 – 12:00 Transport to Sports hall
12:15 Referee briefing
12:30 Coaches briefing
13:00 1/4 finals men
14:30 Official opening
15:10 Semi-finals
16:40 Finals
17:40  Prize ceremony
18:00 – 18:30 Transport to hotel
20.30  Sayonara Party

Men:
Time for Bouts:
Qualifying round fights
Main Bout: 2 minutes
Extension: 2 minutes
Final Extension: 2 minutes

Later Rounds (from Quarterfinal)
Qualifying round fights
Main Bout: 3 minutes
Extension: 2 minutes
Final Extension: 2 minutes

Women:
Time for Bouts:
Qualifying round fights
Main Bout: 2 minutes
Extension: 2 minutes
Final Extension: 2 minutes

Later Rounds (from Quarterfinal)
Qualifying round fights
Main Bout: 2 minutes
Extension: 2 minutes
Final Extension: 2 minutes

Registrations

Registrations officially open on October 10th  2019 (registration site will be open soon)

Deadline for national teams, officials, referees and others is Wednesday December 18th, 2019. After this date no more applications or cancellations will be accepted. Registrations can only be accepted when all required documents and payments have been received and processed on time.

All participants are requested to present:

  • A written medical certificate (English or Dutch), not older than 3 months.
  • A written certificate of non-pregnancy for all female participants.
  • A signed Participant State of Health.

Weight control and medical check: Please be aware that the weight control is just a check. Your weights has to be correct, because we make the draw earlier. So if your fighter is to heavy we will cancel him/her from the tournament. No excuses will be allowed.

All participants will be tested by a doctor for medical check, be sure that you bring your medical documents. Know that there will be a doping control test by the .

More details will be provided after registration. The only moment for the check up is on Friday January 17th.

Trophy’s and presents

There will be trophy’s for the first 4 competitors in each category.

There will be trophy’s for best technique and best Spirit.

All participant will get a nice T-shirt of the venue and a bag with souvenirs.

 

Draw

Because we will organize a fair and equal  tournament we will not use a ranking to put champions out of each other. Every fighters will be equal for the draw.  Off course we keep attention with fighters from the same country. The draw will be made 2 weeks before the Championship so the weights have to be very strictly.

Referees

We will aloud referees from different Organizations. The list of numbers per organization will be given asap. As it is a very high standard tournament we want to ask all organizations to make a selection of your best referees. Please send us the official email address from your organization and the name of the person who is in charge of your referee team. (one person per Organization) , so that we can send an invitation with the requested info. Please after send these details to the tournament email address: [email protected]

The head referee for this tournament will be Shihan Mickael Soderkvist: [email protected]

 

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