General Rules

General Rules

There is a limit to the number of registrations, so if the membership is high,
the last subscribers will be excluded and, if they do, they will be notified by September 29.

The age of the athletes to take into account will be the one of the day of the Open and not of the inscription in the same one.

FNKP logos on equipment shall be prohibited.

An official identification document will be required to present it when requested.

The organization is not responsible for accidents during the tests. All athletes must be enrolled in the FNKP and their respective
insurance updated. The organization is not responsible for accidents during the tests. All athletes must be enrolled in the FNKP and their respective
insurance updated.

The proof of payment must be sent to info@openkaratepvarzim.com.
Without the proof the athletes will not be included in the draw.

After payment, entries must be made online at
https://www.sportdata.org/karate/set-online/veranstaltung_info_main.php?active_menu=calendar&vernr=3577#a_eventhead

The registration deadline ends on September 23 at midnight.

The draw and the Open program will be announced on October 4 at em www.sportdata.org

All the clubs must print the respective raffles because during the competition they will not be made available by the organization.

Weighing: all weighings will be carried out at a location in the Pavilion where the events will be held, at the times indicated in the event schedule.   A tolerance of 1kg will be given   If the athlete is out of weight for which he / she was enrolled, he/she may note participate, becoming disqualified and losing the registration fee.

Access to the competition area will only be permited with the official registration card.
Public is not allowed inside the competition area

Regras de Competição

KUMITE

In the Kumite Initiate male and female the following points are verified:
The duration of the combat is 1 minute.
The combat is carried out with interruptions to award points and ends with the difference of 8 points.
There can be no touches to the Jodan level with the hand and foot;
the Regulation will be applied with the utmost rigor in excessive contacts in the abdomen, breast, back and all points referred to in Article 8
(forbiden behaviors) of the arbitration regulation.
The competitor who deliberately drops will be penalized.
There is no rule of 10 seconds.
Mandatory equipment: Mouthpiece; Gloves; Feet Protectors.

In the male and female Juvenile Kumite the following points are verified:
The duration of the fighting is 1.30 minutes.
The combat ends with the difference of 8 points.
the Regulation will be applied with the utmost rigor in excessive contacts in the abdomen, breast, back and all points referred to in Article 8
(forbiden behaviors) of the arbitration regulation.
In Jodan techniques, cadet rules will apply.
There is no rule of 10 seconds.
The mandatory equipment is the same as cadets
For the other echelons, the rules to be applied shall be those of W.K.F.

KATA

The levels of 5 to 7 years should make a basic kata.
The 8 and 9 year olds must make two basic katas.
In the 10 and 11 years, competitors will have to submit two (2) basic kata different from the official EKF list in the first two (2) laps.
From the third (3rd) round (knockout) they can make katas from the kata list (Initiates). From the fourth (4th) round (eliminatory) may repeat katas, since different from the previous ones performed and only once.
At the age of 12 and 13, competitors will have to present in the three (3) first kata laps other than the official WKF list. From the fourth (4th) round (eliminatory) may repeat katas, since different from the previous ones performed and only once.
The remaining levels must follow the official WKF rules.