Whatisit? April 25th KarateTournamentisaneventorganizedby Clube de Karaté da Maia since 2001, withthepurposeofpromotingcompetitionamongyoungstudent (under 13), as well as promotingkarate as anall ages sport. Nowadaysitisconsidered as oneofthebestnationalprivatetournaments, havinginpreviouseditionsanyearly total ofover 1200 athletesregistrations, whichgaveit a placeinthetop biggestkarateeventsinEurope. EachyearthebestPortugueseathletesregister, as well as PortugueseNational Teamandseveralteamsfromothercountries (i.e.: Spain, France, Marroco, Holland, SouthAfrica). About3000 peopleattendtheevent, amongfamily, friendsandsportsfans. ThisisalsooneofthefewKarateeventsin Portugal withTV coverage, with a 20’’ interview. Note: April 25th isPortuguesenationalfreedomholiday.
2010: WhereandWhen? Location: Pavilhão Municipal do Corim – Maia – Portugal(about 10km from Porto Airport) Date: 17 & 18 April 2010 Schedule: 17/04 :: 14h00 – 22:00 kumite (over 13) seniorkata 18/04 :: 09h00 – 13h00 kata (under 13) (by style) Note: after registrations end, CKM will announce on the site the detailed schedule.
2010:Categories The categories are as follow: KataKumiteKumite [M/F] Under 9 14-15 F -54kg (*) 16-17 M -65kg [M/F] 10-11 14-15 F +54kg (*) 16-17 M +65kg [M/F] 12-13 14-15 M -63kg (*) +18 F -61kg (**) [M/F] over 18 14-15 M +63kg (*) +18 F +61kg (**) 16-17 F -53kg +18 M -70kg (**) 16-17 F +53kg +18 M +70kg (**) Allcategories are bothfemaleandmale. There are no mixcategories! Under 13 willbesplitbystyle (Goju, Shoto, Shito, Wado). Winnersparticipatein a all-style final. (*) the cadete categories are reserved for national & regional champions, orwithgood curricula. Registrationinthesecategories are thereforesubject to validation. (**) thechampionsoflowerandhigherweightmeetin a Open FinalwithPrize Money!
2010:Rules Therules are thoseof WKF, both for KataandKumite, apartfromtheexceptionsbelow. Thekatas for Kids are thoseofthelistby FNKP (PortugueseNationalFederation). Instedofthe WKF eliminationsystem , eachkidhas to do 2 Katas, judgedbypointsscore (insteadofflags). WinnersofKata (kids) ofeachStylemustperform na extra Kata for the “AllStyle Final”, alsoevaluatedbypointsscore. NOTE: ShiteiKatamustbethoseoftherelatedstyles, SaifaandSeipaifromGoju, JionandKanku Dai fromShoto, andsoon, and are evaluated as Tokui.
2010:Important Dates March 1th – Registration website available April 4th – Limit date for registration April 5th – Publicly published on website ALL admitted registrations April 8th – Limit date for alterations or claims April 9th – Drawings held by Organizing Committee and made public on website Made public competition sheets Made public detailed schedule April 14th – Limit date for claims related to drawing April 15th – Made public FINAL competition sheets Notes:
Coaches MUST print competition sheets, as the organization will not distribute any.
Claims related to registration and drawing during the event will not be accepted.
2010:Registration Registration MUST bemadethrough CKM website. InKataeach club can register 3 athletes per category. InKumiteeach club can register 3 athletes per category. RegistrationFeeisof2€perAthleteandCoach. Mustbepayedinadvance, otherwiseisnotaccepted for drawings. OnlyoneCoachallowedpereach 10 athletes. Eachcompetitorcanonlyparticipateinonecategory. Categories take in consideration the athlete age at the time of the event. Athletes must have, during the event, an official document with photo (only National ID’s, passports and drivers license are allowed as long as they have photos and birth date). Only if necessary, organization will conduct weight tests to kumite competitors. Athletes must have proper sports insurance, as it’s the ones that covers any incident during the event. Organization will not be responsible for any injury or health incident that occurs.
2010:Prize Money The Senior Kumite category has a Prize Money which is disputed between the winners of lower and higher weights. Over 18 Male OPEN 1st place: 250€ 2nd place: 100€ Over 18 Female OPEN 1st place: 150€ 2nd place: 100€
OurContacts César Silva Clube de Karaté da Maia Website: http://www.ckmaia.org/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: +351 91 820 78 88 Fax.: +351 22 832 88 23 Address: Av. Lidador da Maia Edifício das Finanças – 2º andar - Sala 8 4425-116 Alto da Maia - Maia NIPC: 506023583 Affiliations: Associação KenkyukaiKaraté Portugal (AKKP) Federação Nacional de Karaté – Portugal (FNK-P) Goju-RyuKarate Internacional (GKI) Liga Portuguesa de KaratéGoju-Ryu (LPKG) Support: