Competition Rules

Age categories

  • Juniors: Kumite: 18, 19, 20 years old
  • Juniors: Kata: 16 'till 20 years old
  • Seniors: 21 years old and up

Kata elimination rounds

  • Until 16: Flag system: SHITEI KATA: Heian 2 - Tekki 1
  • Until 8: Flag system: SHITEI KATA: Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion
  • Until 4: Point system: SENTEI KATA: Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion, Hangetsu
  • Final: Point system: TOKUI KATA: JKA SHOTOKAN KATA

Kumite

  • Eliminations: IPPON SHOBU; JKA rules
  • Finals: IPPON SHOBU; JKA rules; except senior men SANBON SHOBU; JKA rules

For all age categories

  • Individual Kumite: Men, women, maximum 4 participants per category
  • Individual Kata: Men, women, maximum 4 participants per category
  • Team Kumite: 3 men (+ 1 reserve), 3 women (+1 reserve)
  • Team Kata: 3 men (+ 1 reserve), 3 women (+1 reserve)

Participants are only allowed to participate in 1 category (junior or senior)!

All participants are required to have a JKA master degree (minimal 1st Kyu or Dan), a copy of the certificate may be requested as confirmation.