15th INTERNATIONAL KARATE TOURNAMENT
MINSK OPEN -
SANKER CUP 2019
October 11-12, 2019
On behalf of the SANKER CUP Organizing Committee, I have the honor to invite
You to the 15th International Karate Tournament MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP
SANKER CUP is the one of the largest competition in Eastern Europe. Western
and Eastern teams traditionally take part in.
In the previous years SANKER CUP have given a good reception to karateka’s
from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq,
Israel, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Nepal, Poland, Russia, Syria,
Tournament will be held at October 11-12, 2019 in the one of the best
European sports complex “Minsk-Arena” (website: http://en.minskarena.by/).
We will be glad to see You and Your team in Minsk on our event!
Information on rules of visa-free travel available at Ministry of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Belarus website (direct link:
The rules introduce the visa-free entry through the border checkpoint at the
Minsk National Airport and the visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 30 days for the
citizens of 74 states.
The provisions are the official invitation to the tournament.
With best regards,
Chairman of Association “Minsk Karate Federation”
Please send the confirmation, indicating the number of competitors, referees,
coaches, VIPs before October 8, 2019 to the following address:
“Minsk Karate Federation”
P.B. 286, P.O. Minsk-50
Registration for SANKER CUP 2019
is available from September 1 at www.sportdata.org
english: phone: +375 29 614 68 47
russian: phone: +375 29 611 79 07
Organizing Committee can made any changes in Tournament Provisions
For the latest news about tournament
please check our websites:
Official partner of the Tournament:
PROGRAM OF THE TOURNAMENT
AGE, YEARS INDIVIDUAL – WEIGHT, KG TEAM AGE, YEARS INDIVIDUAL – WEIGHT, KG
U10 (7-9) -25; -30; -35; 35+ — U10 (7-9) -27; 27+
U12 (10-11) -30; -35; -42; 42+ 3+1 U12 (10-11) -35; 35+
U14 (12-13) -40; -45; -52; 52+ 3+1 U14 (12-13) -40; 40+
U16 (14-15) -52; -57; -63; -70; 70+ 3+1 U16 (14-15) -47; -54; 54+
U18 (16-17) -55; -61; -68; -76; 76+ 3+1 U18 (16-17) -53; -59; 59+
SENIORS (18+) -60; -67; -75; 84; 84+; OPEN 3+1 SENIORS (18+) -55; -65; 65+
1.1. Tournament will be held according to the modes listed below, depending on the number of competitors in the category:
up to and including 4 competitors: round-robin tournament (single 3rd
5 and more competitors: single-elimination tournament with full repechage (two 3rd
INDIVIDUAL KUMITE MALE SENIORS OPEN: single-elimination tournament with semi-final repechage (single 3rd
1.2. Duration of single fight:
age U10 (7-9): 1 minute (up to the obtaining a clear lead of six points or more).
age U12 (10-11), U14 (12-13): 1 minute 30 seconds.
other age groups: according to the WKF rules.
2. KATA INDIVIDUAL:
AGE, YEARS U10 (7-9) U12 (10-11) U14 (12-13) U16 (14-15) SENIORS (16+)
age U10 (7-9): Heian (Pinan), Gekisai-dai. Possible to be repeated every second round. Final –
other age groups: according to the WKF rules.
The tournament will be held according to the WKF rules in force from January 1, 2019.
Winners will get a diploma, a medal and a cup. Medal-winners will get a diploma and a medal.
There are prize moneys in category INDIVIDUAL KUMITE MALE SENIORS OPEN:
for the 1st
place: 500 EUR.
for the 2nd
place: 300 EUR.
for the 3rd
place: 100 EUR.
October 11, 2019: 103, praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ, "Victoria Olymp Hotel " (★★★★):
15:00-19:00 – Mandates Commission and weighting of participants in categories of all age groups (meeting room
17:00 – Seminar for referees and judges (conference hall "Calgary").PARTICIPANTS
Combined commands from different countries, regions, and sporting clubs are allowed. Competitor’s age is determined by date October
12, 2019. The amount of competitors in team is unlimited. Up to 10 team members – 1 coach accreditation; from 10 to 15 – 2 coaches;
over 15 – 3 coaches. The following documents are required and should be provided on Mandates Commission: an application in a given
form, an identification card (identifying participants and their age), the insurance policy, photo. All the participants, including the
representatives, coaches, judges, referees and VIP's should be registered at www.sportdata.org and post their photos there.
Equipment of all participants should comply with WKF rules.
Qualified referees and judges are welcome. All referees will be provided with meal during the tournament. Referees will be paid
for their work.
The deposit for considering the protest is 100 EUR.
The information concerning hotel booking, transfer, excursions you can get from the official partner of competitions – "Time
Voyage" LTD. Address: 2, Tolbukhina St. Business center TIME, office 1317, Minsk 220012, Republic of Belarus. Contact person:
Veronika. Mobile phone: +375 29 345 95 07. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
20 EUR per every individual section.
30 EUR per team.
cash payments also possible.
October 12, 2019: 111b, praspiekt Pieramožcaŭ, Minsk-Arena (Velodrome)
08:30-09:00 – weighting of participants in the categories of the age group U16 (14-15).
09:00-09:30 – weighting of participants in the categories of the age group U18 (16-17).
09:30-10:00 – weighting of participants in the categories of the age group SENIORS (18+).
In the categories of age groups U10 (7-9), U12 (10-11) and U14 (12-13), the weighing will be done randomly by the judging panel
when checking the participants. If stated weight of participant is exceeded, participant will be disqualified.
08:45-09:00 – briefing for referees and judges.
09:00-15:00 – competitions in categories: age U10 (7-9), U12 (10-11) and U14 (12-13).
15:00-15:45 – official opening of tournament and awarding.
15:45-20:00 – competitions in categories: age U16 (14-15), U18 (16-17) and SENIORS (18+).
20:00-21:00 – finals in the categories age SENIORS (18+) and awarding.
21:00-21:15 – closing of Tournament.
COMPETITION AREA SCHEME