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NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018Last update of this site: 2018-07-06 07:08:58
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Only this countries are allowed to register competitors: NEW ZEALAND
KARATE NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
14th - 15th July, 2018
Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua, Wellington
REGISTRATION AND ENTRY INFORMATION
The 2018 New Zealand National Karate Championships will be held at the Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua, Wellington.
PLEASE ENTER ONLINE VIA SPORTSDATA
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED with FEE by 6pm Sunday 8th JULY 2018
Competitors must have a current UNZKO player registration to compete. Enquires please email email@example.com
Player registration forms can be downloaded off the website www.karatenz.co.nz under “Join Us & Forms” and “Player Registration”
Discount for family members (living at the same address) is $10 for each additional competitor
TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEES:
Nationals Competitor Fees (unlimited individual events)
Children (13 & under) $50.00
Cadets (14 – 15 years old) $60.00
Juniors (16 & 17 years old) $70.00
Under 21 (18-20 years old) $70.00
Seniors (18 years and over) $70.00
Veterans (35-40 years) $70.00
Super Veterans (45 years and over) $70.00
Team Events $40.00
PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEES BY INTERNET BANKING
If paying entry fees by internet banking please ensure that you note that the payment is for National Champs by using NZNC18 as the code and the competitor’s surname.
Please also email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm that you have paid by internet banking.
If paying directly over counter at a bank branch please include full telephone number so that KNZ can contact you. The Karate NZ bank account is: Westpac Mairangi Bay Auckland 03 0180 0177734 000
TOURNAMENT PROGRAMME: (check www.karatenz.co.nz for updates)
NATIONAL OPEN TRAINING CAMP
Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua on Monday 17th July and Tuesday 18th July. Train with National team members under the guidance of the National Coaches. For more information and attendance form visit www.karatenz.co.nz
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:
All entries must be completed online by 8th July, accompanied by entry fees and correct information. Incorrect entries and non payment will show as an unapproved entry in Sportdata.
The following dress and safety equipment code will apply:
The below conditions also apply for age group
13 yrs & below
14 yrs & above
Female 14 yrs & above
Development – The only development divisions for this tournament are for the 6/7 & 8/9 year olds. You will be split by weight and grade / kyu. Compulsory Kata only.
Intermediate – More experienced in tournaments but not at premier level yet, you cannot be selected for NZ Teams for overseas events if you compete in this division. Kata free choice in all rounds but cannot repeat consectively. You can only be in this division a maximum of 2 years
Premier – Any age, any Kata no repeats, WKF rules apply. Those attempting National teams must be in Premier divisions.
Kumite – All kumite divisions will be split into weight divisions so please make sure your weight is correctly entered otherwise you may be disqualified from that weight division.
Note - A competitor can only enter in one division. The division can be different for Kata and Kumite.
As per current WKF Rules with the following modifications
KUMITE RULES TO APPLY TO ALL KARATE NEW ZEALAND (UNZKO) SANCTIONED TOURNAMENTS:
1. 9 yrs and under – Techniques to the head can score but absolutely NO contact will be allowed. Any contact at all, (unless by Mubobi) including skin touch, will be penalised. The first player to 8 points or the player with the most points at the time up will be deemed the winner.
2. 10-13 yrs - Techniques to the head can score but absolutely NO contact will be allowed. Any contact at all, (unless by Mubobi) including skin touch, will be penalised.
3. Cadets (14/15), Juniors (16/17) and Seniors (18+) – all as per WKF rulebook.
6 - 9 yrs = 1.5 minutes
10 - 13 yrs = 2 minutes
14 - 17 yrs = 2 minutes
Under 21 yrs = 2 min Female, 3 min Male
18+ yrs = 2 min Female, 3 min Male
The judging of all Kata competition will follow the WKF flag system, either 3 or 5 judges.
9yrs and under Only one kata required, NO Bunkai required for medal rounds
10-13yrs Kata can be repeated but not consecutively, Bunkai required for medal rounds
14-16yrs Kata can be repeated but not consecutively, Bunkai required for medal rounds
16yrs+ Free Kata in all rounds, no repetition permitted, Bunkai required for medal rounds
Divisions with three competitors will be run round robin with the placing’s decided on the number of wins achieved. If each competitor has one win each then placing’s will be decided on total points scored. If total points scored are even then total points scored against will be calculated with the lowest total declared the winner.
Divisions with four competitors will have a match between the two competitors who have not won a match to decide on one third place.
Divisions with four to eight competitors will have one third place decided using the repechage system
Divisions with nine or more competitors will use repechage to decide the third-equal placing’s.
For Karate, repechage involves the competitors who were beaten by a finalist playing-off to decide the 3rd / 3rd equal placing/s. This means that all medal winners, except possibly for third-place in a round-robin division, will have won at least one match.
As per WKF rules, follow the code of behaviour and the dress code, namely club or national tracksuit. Only one coach can be present on the mat at a time; only official coaches on the mat and in the warm up area.
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