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27th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

27th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO of UNITED NATIONS
27th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship
Brown and Black belts only (3rdKyu and above)
 
RULES AND CATEGORIES
Kata rules: All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).
Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).
In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).
In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.
For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range (the list can be found in the SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/
Kata rules: Cadets, Juniors and Youths ( 3 – 1 Kyu, brown belts): All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).
Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).
In Finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata, their choice from: Bassai Dai, Empi, Jion, Kanku dai and Hangetsu, (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).
In the case of a draw in the competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed
If there are not minimum 10 competitors register in each categories: 3-1 Kyu or Dan, both categories will come together ( will merge)
Asai ha Shotokan ryu Kata rules: All rounds Tokui kata by points system (Tensu hoshiki).
Limit of participation: Max of 8 competitors per country per category.
The competitors in each category will perform Tokui kata in one preliminary round down to 8 competitors (one competitor at a time).
In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform  different Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).
In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.
For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/
 
KATA INDIVIDUAL
001.CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) boys
002.CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) girls
003.MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) boys
004.MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) girls
005.CADETS (14 – 15 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu
006.CADETS (14 – 15 years) men: Dan
007.CADETS (14 – 15 years) women: 3 – 1 Kyu
008.CADETS (14 – 15 years) women: Dan
009.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu
010.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) men: Dan
011.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) women:3 – 1 Kyu
012.JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) women: Dan
013.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) men: 3 – 1 Kyu
014.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) men: Dan
015.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) women: 3 – 1 Kyu
016.YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) women: Dan
017.SENIORS (Over 21 years) men
018.SENIORS (Over 21 years) women
019.VETERANS (40 – 49 years) men
020.VETERANS (40 – 49 years) women
021.VETERANS (50 – 59  years) men
022.VETERANS (50 – 59  years) women
023. VETERANS (over 60 years) men
024. VETERANS (over 60 years) women
025. Asai ha Shotokan ryu kata (Over 18 years) men
026. Asai ha Shotokan ryu kata (Over 18 years) women
Categories: Children, Minicadets and Cadets
Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai and Jion
Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata
Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata
Categories: Juniors, Youths, Seniors and Veterans
Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai, Empi, Jion, Hangetsu and Kanku Dai
Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata
Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata
Categories 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15  Cadets, Juniors, Youths ( 3 – 1 Kyu: brown belts)
Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Heian: Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yondan, Godan and Tekki Shodan.
Final round (top 8 competitors): Tokui kata (Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, Empi, Hangetsu)
Categories 025 and 026 – Asai Ryu Kata
All rounds Tokui kata
 
KATA TEAMS
Kata teams may include ONE 4thkyu. All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki). Note; if a 4th kyu is used then the team can only perform Shitei kata in all rounds.
Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata
In the case of a draw, teams must perform a different kata to the ones performed in previous rounds.
Limit of participation: Max of 2 teams per country are accepted in each category.
The Tokui kata must be selected from the approved list and be appropriate for the lowest grade in the team.
For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list and competitors range SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/
 
CADET TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years)
027. CADET MALE 028. CADET FEMALE 029. CADET MIXED
Cadet team may include one competitor from children category (10-11 years old)
JUNIOR TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years)
030.JUNIOR MALE 031.JUNIOR FEMALE 032.JUNIOR MIXED
Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12-15 years old)
SENIORS TEAMS (Over 21 years)
033. SENIOR MALE 034. SENIOR FEMALE 035. SENIOR MIXED
Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16-20 years old)
VETERANS TEAMS (Over 40 years)
036. VETERAN MALE 037. VETERAN FEMALE 038. VETERAN MIXED
Veterans team may include ONLY one competitor from seniors but over 30 years old
 
KUMITE INDIVIDUAL: IPPON SHOBU
Kumite rules: Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon) for all categories.
Seniors individual kumite finals – SanbonShobu.
Duration of matches is specified for each age group.
Limit of participation: Children’s and Minicadets are allowed 10 competitors per country per category. Cadets, Juniors, Youths and Seniors: 8 competitors. The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
Competitors who compete in Kumite Ippon Shobu can also participate Kumite Sanbon Shobu.
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) 1 minute 30 seconds
039.Male -32 kg 040.Male -40 kg 041.Male +40 kg 042.Female -35 kg 043.Female +35 kg
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) 1 minute 30 seconds
044.Male -43 kg 045.Male -53 kg    046.Male +53 kg   047.Female-50 kg  048.Female +50 kg.  
CADETS (14 – 15 years) 2 minutes
049.Male -57 kg 050.Male -67 kg  051.Male +67 kg    052.Female -53 kg    053.Female +53 kg
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) 2 minutes
054.Male -63 kg  055.Male -73 kg 056.Male +73 kg 057.Female -57 kg   058.Female +57 kg
YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) 2 minutes
059.Male -70 kg 060.Male -78 kg   061.Male +78 kg  062.Female -58 kg    063.Female +58 kg
SENIORS (over 21 years) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)
064. Male -70 kg 065.Male -80 kg 066.Male +80 kg 067.Female -58 kg    068. Female +58 kg
069. VETERAN Male – 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
070. VETERAN Male + 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
071. VETERAN Female Open (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes
072. VETERAN Male Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes
073. VETERAN Female Open (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes
074. VETERAN Male Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes
075. VETERAN Female Open (over 60 years) 2 minutes
Veterans can also participate in Seniors events (Individual / teams).
076. MALE Open category (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)
077. FEMALE Open category (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)
No limit of participation for KUMITE OPEN
 
KUMITE INDIVIDUAL: SANBON SHOBU
Kumite rules: Sanbon Shobu (6 waza-ari or 3 Ippon) for all categories.
Duration of matches is specified for each age group.
Limit of participation: Minicadets are allowed 10 competitors per country per category.
Cadets, Juniors, Youths and Seniors: 8 competitors. The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
Competitors who compete in Kumite Sanbon Shobu can also participate in Kumite Ippon Shobu.
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) 2 minutes
078.Male -43 kg 079.Male -53 kg    080.Male +53 kg   081.Female-50 kg  082.Female +50 kg.  
CADETS (14 – 15 years) 2 minutes
083.Male -57 kg 084.Male -67 kg  085.Male +67 kg    086.Female -53 kg    087.Female +53 kg
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) 2 minutes
088.Male -63 kg  089.Male -73 kg 090.Male +73 kg 091.Female -57 kg   092.Female +57 kg
YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) 2 minutes
093.Male -70 kg 094.Male -78 kg   095.Male +78 kg  096.Female -58 kg    097.Female +58 kg
SENIORS (over 21 years) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)
098. Male -70 kg 099.Male -80 kg 100.Male +80 kg 101.Female -58 kg    102. Female +58 kg
 
JIYU IPPON KUMITE
Jiyu Ippon Kumite rules: The criteria for judgment will be the same as for jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. The match will comprise of 6 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan, yoko-geri kekomi chudan, mawashi-geri chudan or jodan (must state the target), ushiro-geri chudan. The defender will block and counter using go-no-sen (any block and counter attack combination). Each attack will be done by aka then shiro i.e. aka jodan-zuki, shiro blocks and counter attacks, then shiro jodan-zuki, aka blocks etc. The decision will be made by Hantei at the end of the match. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Jiyu Kumite (Ippon Shobu and Sanbon Shobu).
No limit of participation!
 
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years)
103. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite      104. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)
105. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.      106. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite
CADETS (14 – 15 years)
107. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.     108. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)
109. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.     110. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite
 
MASTERS
The final event on Sunday will be the prestigious Masters competition.
Each country can nominate one Female and one Male competitor over 18 years of age that will compete in Kata and Kumite for the ultimate title of Grand Champion.
This is an elimination competition, competitors compete against each other performing Kata then Shobu Ippon kumite, the competitors are judged against both performances, not necessarily about winning at either Kata or Kumite, judgement is by flag system (Kohaku Hoshiki).
111. MASTERS — SENIOR MALE, Kata and Kumite (over 18 years old only)
112. MASTERS — SENIOR FEMALE, Kata and Kumite (over 18 years old only)
One competitor per country, selected and entered on Saturday.
KUMITE TEAMS
(Limit of participation: 2 teams per country in each team kumite category).
Kumite teams may include one 4thkyu (blue/purple belt).
Kumite rules for teams: Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon) for all categories.
CADETS TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years) Each match 1 minute 30 seconds
113. Cadets male -55 kg (3 + 1 reserve) 114. Cadets male +55 kg (3 + 1 reserve)
115. Cadets female open (3 + 1 reserve) 116. Cadets mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)
 
JUNIORS TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years) Each match 2 minutes
117. Juniors male open (3 + 1 reserve) 118. Juniors female open (3 + 1 reserve)
119. Juniors mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)
Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12 – 15 years)
SENIORS (over 21 years) Each match 2 minutes
120. Senior male open (5 + 2 reserve) 121. Senior female open (3 + 1 reserve)
123. Senior mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserves, 1 male and 1 female)
Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16 – 20 years)
VETERANS (over 40 years) Each match 2 minutes
124. Veteran male open (3 + 1 reserve) – Only veterans are allowed to participate ( No seniors)
 SKDUN Kohai Cup
Competition for kohai grades (9th – 4thKyu) (white – blue belts)
 
RULES AND CATEGORIES
Kata rules: Elimination rounds by flag system (kohaku hoshiki). The competitors in each category will compete in one elimination round down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO). Kata chosen by referee. In the case of a draw, competitors must perform a different kata to the one performed in the previous round.
Final round by point system (tensu hoshiki), the 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), top 3 scores will decide 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place.
No limit of participation. In the case of large number of participants in any category they may be divided into further categories by grade. These new categories will be announced at the event.
KATA INDIVIDUAL
The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example:
001A —  Male 9 kyu
001B —  Male 8 kyu
001C —  Male 7 kyu
CHILDREN (7 – 9 years)
KOHAI 001. Male 9 – 7 kyu   KOHAI 002. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 003. Female 9 – 7 kyu                KOHAI 004. Female 6 – 4 kyu
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years)
KOHAI 005. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 006. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 007. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 008. Female 6 – 4 kyu
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)
KOHAI 009. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 010. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 011. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 012. Female 6 – 4 kyu
CADETS (14 – 15 years)
KOHAI 013. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 014. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 015. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 016. Female 6 – 4 kyu
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)
KOHAI 017. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 018. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 019. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 020. Female 6 – 4 kyu
YOUTHS/SENIORS/VETERANS (over 18 years)
KOHAI 021. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 022. Male 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 023. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 024. Female 6 – 4 kyu
Categories for 9th to 7thkyu:
Elimination rounds – Shitei kata: Taikyoko Shodan and Heian Shodan
Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata:
Choice from Taikyoko Shodan, Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan and Heian Sandan
(In the case of a draw, competitors may perform the same kata).                                                         
Categories for 6th to 4thkyu:
Elimination rounds – Shitei kata: Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan
Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata:
Choice from all Heian kata plus Tekki Shodan.
(In the case of a draw, competitors must perform a different kata than in the previous rounds).
 
KATA TEAMS
All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki). Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; All Heian Kata + Tekki Shodan.
Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata.
In the case of a draw, they can repeat kata. No limit of participation.
Equivalent kyu grades: The colour of the belt has not been used because of the differences between countries/association. The kyu grade levels are in descending order, i.e. the highest number is the lowest grade. For clarification on kata choice requirements for each kyu grade, please contact the Chief referee (colin.putt@skdun.org)
KATA TEAMS CHILDREN (7 – 11 years, 9 – 3 kyu)
KOHAI 025. Kata team boys         KOHAI 026. Kata team girls KOHAI 027. Kata team mixed
KATA TEAMS CADETS (12 – 15 years, only 9 – 4 kyu)
KOHAI 028. Kata team male KOHAI 029. Kata team female KOHAI 030. Kata team mixed
Cadet team Kohai may include one competitor from children category (8-11 years old), but not brown belt.
KUMITE INDIVIDUAL
Kumite rules: Sanbon kumite (three-step sparring)  will be judged by (kohaku hoshiki) the flag system. Tori attacks jodan oi-zuki + chudan oi-zuki + maegeri.  Uke blocks jodan age uke + chudan soto uke + gedan barai gyaku zuki counter attack. Detailed description and criteria for judgement of Sanbon kumite can be found in the SKDUN Rulebook: http://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/  + SKDUN you tube channel
Jiyu Ippon kumite – will be judged by kohaku hoshiki (majority vote by flag system). The criteria for decision will be the same as for Jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. Each match will comprise 3 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan. The defender (Uke) will perform an effective block and one counter attack technique only. Aka attacks first with jodan-zuki, then shiro attacks with jodan-zuki, then aka attacks with chudan-zuki, etc. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Ippon Shobu and Sanbon kumite.
Jiyu kumite – Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon)
Duration of the match is specified for each age group. No limit of participation. The categories may be further divided in case there is a large number of participants. The new categories would be announced on the day.
The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example:
031A — Male 9 kyu: -35 kg / +35 kg
031B — Male 8 kyu: -40 kg / +40 kg
031C — Male 7 kyu: open
 
CHILDREN (7 – 9 years) SANBON KUMITE
KOHAI 031. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 032. Female 9 – 7 kyu
KOHAI 033. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 034. Female 6 – 4 kyu
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) SANBON KUMITE
KOHAI 037. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 038. Female 9 – 7 kyu
KOHAI 039. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 040. Female 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 041. Male 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite.    
KOHAI 042. Female 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds
KOHAI 043. Male -40 kg KOHAI 044. Male -45 kg KOHAI 045. Male -53 kg
KOHAI 046. Male 53+ kg.            KOHAI 047. Female -45 kg KOHAI 048. Female 45+ kg
KOHAI 049. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite.
KOHAI 050. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite
CADETS (14 – 15 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds
KOHAI 051. Male -60 kg KOHAI 052. Male 60+ kg KOHAI 053. Female -50 kg
KOHAI 054. Female 50+ kg
KOHAI 055. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  
KOHAI 056. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes
KOHAI 057. Male -65 kg KOHAI 058. Male 65+ kg KOHAI 059. Female open
KOHAI 060. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  
KOHAI 061. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite
SENIORS (over 18 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes
KOHAI 062. Male -75 kg KOHAI 063. Male 75+ kg KOHAI 064. Female open
KOHAI 065. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite  
KOHAI 066. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite
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SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO OF UNITED NATIONS and MOLDAVIAN SHOTOKAN KARATE FEDERATION

SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO OF UNITED NATIONS and MOLDAVIAN SHOTOKAN KARATE FEDERATION

with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research have the honor and pleasure to invite you to the

 

26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

&

11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup.

12 -14 October 2018 – Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Sport Hall “Manej Arena” Chisinau, 26 Andrei Doga Street

 

This event also includes 2 days of technical Karate seminars and Dan Grading

10 -11 October 2018, course open to all grades, detailed schedule to follow.


 

Schedule:

Friday 12 October

10:00 to 20:00 – registration (team manager or a designated person must attend and provide list of all competitors from their country)

10:00 to 12:00 – 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship – VETERANS (kata ind, kumite ind, kata teams, kumite teams)

13:00 to 20:00 – 11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup (kata ind, kumite ind, kata teams kohai)

Saturday 13 October 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

09:00 to 12:30 – kata individual, kata teams, kumite individual children

14:00 to 15:00 – Official Opening Ceremony

15:00 to 18:30 – kumite individual: minicadets, cadets, juniors and youths

Sunday 14 October 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

09:00 to 14:00 – kumite individual seniors, kumite teams: cadets, juniors and seniors

15:00 to 17:00 – Finals for kumite individual seniors + Masters category (male and female)

Please note: the schedule is subject to change

 

Awards:

Individual events:

— 1st place – Trophy, medal and diploma

— 2nd and 3rd place – Medals and diploma (joint 3rd place for kumite events)

Team events:

— 1st, 2nd and 3rd places – Trophy, medals and diplomas for all team members.

All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Deadline for registration by sportdata will be 05 October 2018

Note: Late registrations will be permitted at the organisers discretion.

There will be an extra fee for any permitted registration after

05 October 2018: +10 Euro for individual events

and +25 Euro for team events.

Competition fees

Individual events – 25 Euro per person per event

Team events – 45 Euro per team per event

26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship

Brown and Black belts only (3rd Kyu and above)

 

MASTERS

The final event on Sunday will be the prestigious Masters competition.

Each country can nominate one Female and one Male competitor over 18 years of age that will compete in Kata and Kumite for the ultimate title of Grand Champion.

Nominations to be submitted on Saturday evening.

Kata rules: All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).

Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).

In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).

In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.

For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range ( it can be found in the SKDUN rule book on the SKDUN website).

The final event on Sunday will be the prestigious Masters competition.

Each country can nominate one Female and one Male competitor over 18 years of age that will compete in Kata and Kumite for the ultimate title of Grand Champion.

Nominations to be submitted on Saturday evening.

Kata rules: All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).

Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.

The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).

In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).

In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.

For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range ( it can be found in the SKDUN rule book on the SKDUN website).