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National Karate Championships 2019

On July 13, 2019 - July 14, 2019
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Venue for karate tournaments in Auckland

The 2019 New Zealand National Karate Championships will be held on 13th - 14th July in Auckland.

Auckland Netball Centre 
7 Allison Ferguson Drive, Stonefields, Auckland

Competition commences at midday Sat 13th
Weigh in and registration 9am-11.30am (doors open @ 8am)

ALL ENTRIES SHOULD BE ENTERED ONLINE AT SPORTDATA VIA YOUR CLUB INSTRUCTOR - 
New Zealand National Karate Championships 2019


TOURNAMENT PROGRAMME:

Please note that this is provisional. 

Please consult the draw and timetable on the Sportdata website for final times closer to the tournament time.

SATURDAY:
8.00 am – Doors Open
8.30 am – Referee, coaches, table staff and marshals training
9.00 am to 11.30 am – ATHLETE REGISTRATION AND WEIGH IN
11.30 am to 12.00 pm Lunch Break
12.00 pm – Senior competition Starts: 14 Years – Seniors Kata Events & Kumite Events
7.00 pm Estimated Finish Time

SUNDAY:
8.00 am – Warm up time
8.30 am – Team Kata From
8.30 am - 5.00 pm (Estimated Finish Time) 13 Years and under - kata and kumite events
12.30 pm Lunch Break (estimate)

A more accurate schedule will be published on the Sportdata site when competitor numbers are finalized.

COMPETITION RULES
Players cannot enter more than one level at the same tournament.
Non-premier events will not be considered by Selectors regarding National Team and Squad selection.
During the bow in at the beginning of tournament all players must be in Gi or Tracksuit and must present themselves correctly.
Coaches must wear their club tracksuits while coaching.


WKF 2019 rules will apply with following modifications:

KATA
The judging of the Kata competition for the competitors 13 and under will follow the old WKF flag system.
The new electronic WKF kata judging system will be used in the senior competition.

KUMITE
For ages 13 and under, techniques to the head can score but absolutely NO contact to head will be allowed. Any contact (unless by self-endangerment—Mubobi) including skin touch will be penalised.

Development – The only development divisions for this tournament are for the 6/7 & 8/9 year olds.

WKF points, warning and penalty system will be used for all Kumite Events. For ages 14 and over the WKF rules will apply.

BOUT DURATION:
6–13 yrs = 1.5 minutes (Stop Clock)
14–17 yrs = 2.0 minutes (as per WKF rules)
18 yrs plus, Veteran Male and Female = 3.0 min (as per WKF rules) 
Super Veterans = 2.0 minutes (as per WKF rules) 


For more information - visit Sportdata:

New Zealand National Karate Championships 2019

Downloads:
New Zealand National Karate Tournament Information