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 – 2018 for Adults, September 22:th, Gothenburg, Sweden.
WELCOME TO GOTHENBURG, WELCOME TO THE SWEDISH OPEN!
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)
SWEDISH OPEN KUMITE RULES
Kumite according EKO rules (2007-2010) with these exceptions, see the complete rules under documents.
Tameshiwari will be done before semi-final (best 4) for men in three ways; Seiken, Hiji and Sokuto
There is no tameshiwari for women.
Duration of a match for both men and women: 3 minuts – 2 minuts – 2 minuts – scale – tameshiwari – 2 minuts.
Weight differens in case of a draw.
– 70kg 5kg
– 80kg 5kg
– 65 kg 4kg
|18.00-21.00||Lisebergshallen “Pink Room”/ ”Rosa rummet”. Medical check, registration, sewing kit and photo session. BRING YOUR GI TOP|
|08.00||Arena is open to fighters and coaches|
|09.00||Delivery of drawing list|
|09.50||Doors open to public|
|09.40||Gathering fighters, last check and information|
|09.45||Short information of fighters and referees|
|10.00||Tournament starts, first round, 22 fights|
|14.00||Yearly intl.Kata competition, Sweden vs. Denmark|
|15.00||Official start, march in all competitors and refeeres|
|15.15||Demonstration of rules|
|16.10||Semifinals and finals 15 fights|
|20.00||Sayonara Party at O´Learys with buffé and mingle|
The Sayonara Party will take place at O´Lerys Avenyn.
Tickats are sold at the enterence during the cometition at the cost of 250 SEK.
The following hotels are recommended. They are all close to the competition 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;
Flights are available to Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg and bus transportation in Phoenix.
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
The registration for Swedish Open 2018 is now open.
To register, follow the link https://smoothcomp.com/en/event/772.
For further contact please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
We wish you all the best during your preparation for the Swedish Open 2018.
For the organizing committee
Chairman of The Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai