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Update on Athlete Selection for 2018

Published on February 06, 2018
Posted in Competition | Coaches | Auckland and Northland | Central North Island | Lower North Island | Canterbury Westland | Otago Southland

Auckland training camp session 2018

Dear Athletes and Coaches,

Oceania

Please note the following timeline relating to the OKF Championships 2018 which was presented at the recent Auckland KNZ camp:

  1. EOI competition forms were circulated at the camp and are available online HERE
  2. Forms are to be returned to admin@karatenz.org.nz by 11 February 2018
  3. Convener will compile athlete data as per KNZCC2 by 28 February 2018
  4. Selection Panel reviews data from 1 March 2018
  5. Team named 30 March 2018

As mandated by OKF, entries for categories for ages 13 and below will be open and no selections will take place. All Karate NZ Registered Players will be eligible to take part in the 10 to 13 year divisions.

Team to be present at NZ Open and Camp in Christchurch and April

A further high performance camp may be called prior to the OKF championships

All other representative tournaments for 2018

Please complete the EOI competition forms were circulated at the camp and are available online HERE

All Forms are to be returned to admin@karatenz.org.nz by 11 February 2018


Updates to Policy

The new version of policy KNZCC2 is available here, and the specific changes were illustrated at the presentation which also lists the KNZ National Team targeted competitions for 2018. Information upon request to the Coaching Council.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGES IN THE DEFINITION SECTION SPECIFICALLY ON THE DEFINITION OF 'REGIONAL TOURNAMENT' IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ADDITION OF PARA 3.3B - as it is directly relevant to this years clash between NZ Open and AU Open - the policy requires you to be at the NZ Open.