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Auckland Open 2017
Last update of this site: 2017-08-17 11:29:15

Date:Entry deadline:
2017.08.20

2017.06.25 - 2017.08.14 (expired)

Registration mode:Time Zone:
Exact day (2017.08.14)Pacific/Auckland (2017-09-25 10:01)
Country:Location:
 NEW ZEALANDAKLD Netball Stadium, 7 Allison Ferguson Drive
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Only this countries are allowed to register competitors: AUSTRALIA / FIJI / FRENCH POLYNESIA / NEW CALEDONIA / NEW ZEALAND / PAPUA NEW GUINEA / SOLOMON ISLANDS / TOKELAU / TONGA / VANUATU / WALLIS AND FUTUNA

2017 AUCKLAND OPEN

 

We have the honour of inviting you to Karate Auckland’s premier tournament the Auckland Open 2017.  This tournament includes development, intermediate and premier divisions.  Development divisions are designed to give new competitors the opportunity to try a karate tournament as well as a chance to learn from our more experienced competitors. Our hope is for all participants to be successful in this tournament whether it is because of great results or good improvement.

Karate Auckland Inc.

*****Please note that we are using the newly adopted KNZ modified rules for this tournament. They are outlined below and in the flyer.*****

******Body Protectors are compulsory for all kumite competitiors****** These will be available to purchase st the tournament.

PAPER ENTRY FORM IS AVAILABLE IN DOWNLOADS ON THIS SITE

SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017

Auckland Netball Centre

7 Allison Ferguson Drive, Saint Johns, Auckland

Competition commences at 8.00 am

Onsite cafe will be operating all day

Plenty of onsite car parking available

 

TOURNAMENT PROGRAMME (Provisional)

  7.30 am    Registration, Warm up and Welcome

  8.00 am    14 Years Plus Events

          Kata events are first starting with Team Kata

          Kumite events follow finishing with Team Kumite

12.30 pm   Under 14 Years Events

          Kata events are first starting with Team Kata

          Kumite events follow finishing with Team Kumite except ALL SENIOR FINALS MATCHES WILL BE HELD AT END OF THE MORNING EVENTS.

A more accurate schedule will be produced when competitor numbers are known. Divisions may start earlier or later than stated above.

TOURNAMENT FEES

All entries must be submitted by Monday 14th August, 2017. No late entries or changes will be accepted.

Individual (not per event) Registration Fee is       $65.00 less any applicable discounts

Team Event (per Team)                                        $45.00

KNZ Registered Player discount                            ($10.00)

KNZ Registered Player – this is separate from any KNZ club registration.  If you are not sure what this is you are probably not KNZ Registered.  Registration forms are available at http://www.karatenz.co.nz/Global/Governance/PlayerRegistration/Application_Player_Registration_2017.pdf  Please note that this is a per calendar year registration

PAYING ENTRY FEE

Internet Banking  - Karate Auckland bank account is  03 0123 0328727 000

Please use competitors name as reference.

PayPal – pay by PayPal on Sportdata using your credit card. But note Sportdata does not deduct any discounts from the amount payable but you can manually enter the amount you want to pay.

SPECTATORS – Gold Coin donation

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

All entries must be completed online on Sportdata by Sunday 14 August 2017 ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

NO LATE ENTRIES OR CHANGES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MONDAY 14 AUGUST 2017

If there are insufficient entries in a particular division then divisions may be combined or not held

REFUND POLICY

Full refund of Entry Fee paid can only be given if a competitor withdraws by 16 August 2017 as the draw will be prepared the next day.  Refunds after this date will only be provided if a Medical Certificate is forwarded to the Tournament Organiser.  If your event has been cancelled due to lack of numbers and you have not been reallocated to another event then you will be entitled to a refund for that portion of your entry fee.

COMPETITION RULES 

http://karatenz.co.nz/Learn-Karate/Competition/Info/

Competition Karate within New Zealand is run under the World Karate Federation (WKF) rules. We are currently running under the 2017 version of the WKF rules with modifications specific to Karate New Zealand.

Downloads

WKF Competition Rules - English

Karate NZ Specific Rules

The following modifications are in operation at Karate NZ events. This includes National and Regional competitions.

General Rules

  • Divisions are split into 3 levels. Development, Intermediate and Premier 
    • Development - Less than 5 Karate NZ tournaments AND less than 60% of the way to black belt. Eg. In a 10 Kyu system, less than 4th Kyu
    • Intermediate - Less than 10 Karate NZ tournaments
    • Premier - Open to all players
  • Players can enter only one level (development/intermediate/premier) for kumite but may enter a different level for kata at the same tournament
  • Non premier events will not be considered by Selectors regarding National Team and Squad selection
  • Article 2 of the WKF rules stipulates that "Contestants must wear a white karate gi without stripes, piping or personal embroidery". Players in Development or Intermediate level competition may have personal embroidery on their Gi's, and their Belts. Players in premier divisions must follow the WKF rules.
  • During the bow in at the beginning of tournament all players must be in Gi or Tracksuit and must present themselves correctly

Kata Rules

  • Development Kata Events are limited to Kihon Kata and Competitors can repeat each round. 
    • Heian 1-5
    • Pinan 1-5
    • Gekisai 1-2
    • Saifa.  
  • Intermediate Kata Events may use any kata from the official WKF list. (This list includes the above Development Kata).  Kata may be repeated in an ABCABC fashion. Ie. Competitors must know at least 3 different Kata to enter Intermediate level Kata competition.
  • Premier Kata Events may use any kata from the official WKF list. (This list includes the above Development Kata).  Repeats are not allowed.
  • For Under 10 years there may not be premier divisions, in which case experienced athletes can enter Intermediate if available, or Development if not.

Kumite Rules

  • Article 2 of the WKF rules stipulates that "All protective equipment must be WKF homologated". For Karate NZ competition, it is sufficient for the protective equipment to be of a WKF style.
  • Appendix 10 of the WKF rules stipulates specific rules for childrens competition aged 10 to 13. For Karate NZ competition, the following rules will be used for all children aged 13 and below: 
    • For techniques to the head and neck (Jodan area) no contact is allowed. 
    • Any contact to the jodan area, however slight, in principle will be penalized. 
    • A correctly performed technique to the head or neck in principle will be considered a score at a distance up to 10 cm. 
    • The bout duration is one and a half minutes. 
    • WKF Children Chest Protector is required to be worn outside the Gi

 

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