Sunday 21st May 2017

Tallaght Leisure Centre, Furtunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Doors Open 9.00 am

Championships Start 9.30 am Prompt!

Official Shobu Ippon Rules

Shotokan Kata only

Top Quality Medals

Experienced Officials

Join a fair, legitimate and well run, multi-association competition

1st HDKI (Ireland) OPEN SHOTOKAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

COST

Juniors – Individual events Є12.00

Seniors - Individual events Є15.00

Team Kumite & Kata – Є30.00

ENTRIES AND ALL MONIES TO BE RECEIVED BY Thursday 18th MAY

You can submit your entries online below...

ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

General Rules

The championships will be run using traditional Shobu Ippon rules.

Traditional, clean, white karate dogi only.

Kumite: Women may wear a chest guard. Men must wear a box. Gum shields and WKF approved mitts must be worn. No other protection or padding will be allowed.

Kata: Heian kata will be used for the eliminations until the best four. Then the best four may chose their kata and it will be judged by points.

Any category with insufficient entries may be merged with another.

Any club or group with less than 10 entries must bring either a table official or referee with experience with Shobu Ippon rules. Any club with more than ten entries must bring both a table official and referee.

All competitors are expected to behave in a manner appropriate for a traditional karate championship. Bad behavior will result in immediate disqualification.

ANY COMPLAINTS MUST BE DONE IN WRITING AND GIVEN TO THE HEAD TABLE. ALL COMPLAINTS WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DEALT WITH AND AN ACTION WILL BE DECIDED. ANYONE WHO COMPLAINS DIRECTLY TO REFEREES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. CONTINUED BAD BEHAVIOUR WILL RUN THE RISK OF THEIR ENTIRE GROUP BEING DISQUALIFIED – WITH NO REFUND.

Category List

EVENT - KATA
1. 10th – 7th Kyu 15yrs old and below (Mixed)
2. 6th – 4th Kyu 15yrs old and below (Mixed)
3. 3rd Kyu & Above 15yrs old and below (Female)
4. 3rd Kyu & Above 15yrs old and below (Male)
5. 10th Kyu – 4th Kyu 16yrs old + (Women)
6. 3rd Kyu & Above 16yrs old + (Women)
7. 10th Kyu – 4th Kyu 16yrs old + (Men)
8. 3rd Kyu & Above 16yrs old + (Men)

EVENT - TEAM KATA
9. Any Grade 15yrs & Below (Mixed)
10. Any Grade 16yrs & Above (Mixed)
Team Kata will be judged on the point system. All participants will perform one kata. The best four will then go through to the finals where then may perform the same kata or a different one. The finals will also be judged on the point system.

EVENT - SHOBU IPPON KUMITE
11. Any Grade 5 - 7yrs old (Mixed)
12. Any Grade 8 – 9yrs old (Mixed)
13. Any Grade 10 –11yrs old (Mixed)
14. Any Grade 12 – 15yrs old, Below 5’ 2” (Girls)
15. Any Grade 12 – 15yrs old, Above 5’ 2” (Girls)
16. Any Grade 12 – 15yrs old, Below 5’ 2” (Boys)
17. Any Grade 12 – 15yrs old, Above 5’ 2” (Boys)
18. Any Grade 16 – 19yrs old (Girls)
19. Any Grade 16 – 19yrs old (Boys)
20. Any Grade 20yrs old & Above (Women)
21. Any Grade 20yrs old & Above (Men)
22. Any Grade 40yrs old & Above (Men)
23. Any Grade 35yrs old & Above (Women)

EVENT - 3 MAN TEAM KUMITE
24 Any grade 18yrs old & Above (Men)

Age, height and grade can and will be inspected randomly on the request of officials and coaches, it is your responsibility to have your association license with you for verification.