HDKI 4th Annual Championships Registration for Entrants

4th HDKI (Ireland) Open Shotokan Karate Championships

Sunday 15th May 2022

Tallaght Leisure Centre
Furtunestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Doors open 9am
Championships start 9.30am prompt!

 

ENTRIES AND ALL MONIES TO BE RECEIVED BY Thursday 12th May
ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

Cost

Juniors - Individual events €12.00

Seniors - Individual events €16.00

Team Kumite & Kata - €35.00

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 licence with you for verification.

Basic Synopsis of 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 choose 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 behaviour 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               11yrs old and below - Mixed

2       10th – 7th Kyu               12-15yrs old - Mixed

3       6th – 4th Kyu                 11yrs old and below - Mixed

4       6th – 4th Kyu                 12-15yrs old - Mixed

5       3rd Kyu & Above           11yrs old and below - Mixed

6       3rd Kyu & Above           12-15yrs old - Mixed

7       10th Kyu – 4th Kyu        16yrs old +   Women

8       3rd Kyu & Above            16yrs old +   Women

9       10th Kyu – 4th Kyu        16yrs old +  Men

10     3rd Kyu & Above            16yrs old +  Men

TEAM KATA

11     Any Grade                    15yrs & Below - Mixed

12     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 they then may perform the same kata or a different one. The finals will also be judged on the point system.

 

SHOBU IPPON KUMITE

13     Any Grade                    5 - 7yrs old - Mixed

14     Any Grade                    8 – 9yrs old - Mixed

15     Any Grade                    10 –11yrs old - Girls

16     Any Grade                    10 –11yrs old - Boys

17     Any Grade                    12 – 15yrs old, Below 5’ 2” - Girls

18     Any Grade                    12 – 15yrs old, Above 5’ 2” - Girls

19     Any Grade                    12 – 15yrs old, Below 5’ 2” - Boys

20     Any Grade                    12 – 15yrs old, Above 5’ 2” - Boys

21     Any Grade                    16 – 19yrs old - Girls

22     Any Grade                    16 – 19yrs old - Boys

23     Any Grade                    20yrs old & Above - Women

24     Any Grade                    20yrs old & Above - Men

25     Any Grade                    40yrs old & Above - Men

26     Any Grade                    35yrs old & Above - Women

 

3 MAN TEAM KUMITE

27     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

Registrations Closed

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