Information about the tournament
Dear Presidents of National Organizations, Country Representatives, Branch Chiefs and Club Leaders
On behalf of the Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai and Organizing Committee we have the honor to invite you to the Swedish Open – 2016 for Adults, September 24:th, Gothenburg, Sweden.
WELCOME TO GOTHENBURG, WELCOME TO THE SWEDISH OPEN!
The Swedish Open will take place at Lisebergshallen, Gothenburg (Örgrytevägen 5, Göteborg, www.liseberg.se/sv/hem/Scen–show/Lisebergshallen/ )
Weight categories and number of participants
A maximum of 16 participants per weight category
Lightweight -70 kg
Middleweight -80 kg
Heavyweight +80 kg
Mouth protection (optional)
Lightweight -65 kg
Heavyweight +65 kg
Breast protection (only the cup type is allowed)
Mouth protection (optional)
Lisebergshallen “Pink Room”/ ”Rosa rummet”
18.00-21.00 Medical check, registration, sewing kit and photo session
BRING YOUR GI TOP
08.00 Arena is open to fighters and coaches
10.00 Delivery of drawing list
10.30 Referee meeting
11.00 Doors open to public
11.00 Gathering, last check and information
11.45 Short information of fighters and referees
12.00 Tournament starts, first rounds
14.00 Official start, Quarter finals and yearly intl.Kata competition
Sweden vs. Denmark
16.30 Semifinals and finals
18.00 Price ceremony
20.00 Sayonara Party with buffé and mingle
During medical check you can borrow a sewing kit to sew the number tag on to your gi. Also, two photos will be taken of each fighter.
Only fighters, referees and one coach per team attends for free to the tournament and the Sayonara Party. Others can buy tickets at the arena and to the Sayonara Party. Arena tickets is 100 Sek for juniors (under 18 years) and 200 Sek for adults. Sayonara Party is for adults only and the price is 200 Sek (or €20).
On Saturday 24:th we want you to be at the arena at 10.30 at the latest. The drawing list will be delivered at 10.00. There is one fighting area and all categories will be involved via a rolling system. Kindly co-operate with our team to make sure that you are on time to your game. There will be no fight for third prize.
Saturday evening 24:th there will be a Sayonara Party. We kindly ask you not to wear training clothes for the party
Accommodation, flight tickets, transportation and meals for all participants shall be covered by National Organizations, clubs or by participants themselves.
The following hotels are recommended. They are all close to the Lisebergshallen and are in different price ranges.
- Hotel Gothia Towers, www.gothiatowers.com
- Hotel Panorama, www.panorama.se
- Hotel Liseberg, www.liseberg.com/en/home/Accommodation/
- Hotell Örgryte, www.hotellorgryte.se/en/
It is also possible to stay at one of the dojos in Gothenburg. If that is the case you should bring your own sleeping bag. Contact info to the dojos below;
Banzai Kyokushin Karate email@example.com Sms: +46-(0)705-231 154
Keiko Karate firstname.lastname@example.org Tph: +46-(0)725-215 415
Göteborgs Karate Kai email@example.com Tph: +46-(0)31-424 304
Flights are available to Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg.
Transfers from Landvetter Airport to Göteborg is organized by the competitor/visitor. Transfer buses from airport to Göteborg is normally every 10 minutes. Please see www.swedavia.com/landvetter/to-from/bus/
Registration and contacts
Registration for tournament is open until Friday the 2:nd of September at www.swedishopenkarate.com
For further contact please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
We wish you all the best during your preparation for the Swedish Open 2016.
For the organizing committee
Chairman of The Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai