What's New

To Those who Participates in the Competition as Coach (Preliminary Rounds)

2018/07/20

PDF version Download

Thank you very much for your registration to participate in (the preliminary rounds of mainland Japan / Overseas of) the competition of the 1st Okinawa Karate International Tournament. This is the important announcement of the Tournament, so please make sure to read this thoroughly.

Overall Tournament Schedule

The overall tournament schedule has been posted on the official website of the Tournament.
Please confirm it by clicking the link below;
https://okinawa-karate.okinawa/en/tournament-schedule/

Coaches Meeting and ID Issue

• Date and Time: 18:00 ~ 19:00 on Wednesday, August 1
• Place: Number 3 Rensei Dojo in Okinawa Prefectural Budokan
*Please check the location on the official homepage;
https://okinawa-karate.okinawa/en/

• Precautions;

  • Please make sure to attend the meeting since it contains the important information both for participants and coaches.
  • Please pick up your ID card at the registration desk of the coaches meeting.
  • Only the participants, coaches, and people concerned and related to the event, are allowed to enter the competition area. Please wear your ID card inside of the area.
  • If you are unable to attend the meeting on August 1 for unavoidable circumstances, please register at the registration desk of the following venue on or after August 2; Open hours is 11:00 – 18:00 on August 2 & 3, 9:00 – 10:00 on August 4.
Shuri・Tomari-te kei Thurs. 2 ~ Sat. 4 of August Prefectural Budokan
Naha-te kei Thurs. 2 ~ Sat. 4 of August Okinawa Karate Kaikan
Uechi-ryu kei Thurs. 2 of August Prefectural Budokan
Fri. 3 ~ Sat. 4 of August Okinawa Karate Kaikan
Kobudo (Bo) Thurs. 2 of August Okinawa Karate Kaikan
Fri. 3 ~ Sat. 4 of August Prefectural Budokan
Kobudo (Sai) Thurs. 2 ~ Sat. 4 of August Prefectural Budokan

Preliminary Rounds Schedule

Date Category・Events Venue Time
Thursday, August 2 ○Shuri・Tomari-te kei
・Juniors Male, Female
・Adults I Male
・Adults II Female
○Uechi-ryu kei 
Okinawa Prefectural Budokan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration
10:30~ Competition starts
15:30~ Competition ends (tentative)
○Kobudo(Bo) Okinawa Karate Kaikan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration, Weapons Inspection
10:30~ Competition starts
15:15~ Competition ends (tentative)
Friday, August 3 ○Shuri・Tomari-te kei
・Seniors I Female
・Seniors II Male
・Seniors Male, Female
○Kobudo (Sai)
Okinawa Prefectural Budokan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration
Weapons Inspection
10:30~ Competition starts
16:15~ Competition ends (tentative)
○Naha-te kei Okinawa Karate Kaikan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration
10:30~ Competition starts
14:30~ Competition ends (tentative)

Main Tournament Schedule

Date Category・Events Venue Time
Saturday, August 4 ○Shuri・Tomari-te kei
○Kobudo(Bo)
○Kobudo (Sai)
※The last four of each category will be determined.
Okinawa Prefectural Budokan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration, Weapons Inspection
10:30~ Competition starts
15:30~ Competition ends (tentative)
○Naha-te kei
○Uechi-ryu kei
※The last four of each category will be determined.
Okinawa Karate Kaikan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration
10:30~ Competition starts
15:30~ Competition ends (tentative)
Sunday, August 5 ○Shuri・Tomari-te kei
○Kobudo (Bo)
○Kobudo (Sai)
※The semifinal, final, and third-place match will be held.
Okinawa Prefectural Budokan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration, Weapons Inspection
10:00~ Competition starts
16:00~ Competition ends (tentative)
○Naha-te kei
○Uechi-ryu kei
※The semifinal, final, and  third-place match will be held.
Okinawa Karate Kaikan 9:00~ Door opens, Registration
10:00~ Competition starts
15:15~ Competition ends (tentative)

Important Notice

Competitions

  • Details of match time of each event, the implementation method of preliminary rounds (e.g. preliminary groups, performance order, the conditions to advance to the main Tournament), and the implementation method of the main Tournament (e.g. tournament table) will be determined by the Executive Committee, and these information, along with the participants’ name list(s), will be posted on the homepage of the Tournament.
  • A participant of Kobudo must have his/her weapon inspected at a given time on the day of the Tournament.
  • For each match, the participants must write a Kata name they will perform on “Declaration Form” on the reverse side of the ID card, and submit it to a score-keeper at each court 10 minutes before a match starts.
  • Concerning the official uniforms and Kata selection, please confirm them in “Competition Rules and Regulations” and “Judge and Referee Regulations” on the Tournament homepage. Anybody who violates the regulations may be treated as disqualified.
  • Please bring your ID card and register first at the registration desk at the venue on the day of your match.
  • Anyone who forgets his/her bib number and the ID card on the day of match will be treated as “conceding/abandoning” the Tournament. Additionally, neither the bib number nor the ID card will be reissued for any reasons.

Others

  • There is no exclusive parking space for coaches and participants at the venues. Please use public transportation.
  • If you need to come by car, please park the car at Naha Military Port which is open as a temporary parking space. Please use a free shuttle bus service from the port to each venue.
  • Please secure your valuables and luggage, and pick up after yourself to keep the venues clean during the Tournament.

Exchange Meeting (Farewell Party)

• Time and Date: 18:30-20:30 on Tuesday, August 7 (Door opens at 18:00)
• Place: Kariyushi Urban Resort Naha; “Nirai Kanai” room on the 6th floor
• Precautions

  • There will be a free shuttle bus service from Budokan to the hotel.
  • Please be informed that there will be no shuttle bus service from the hotel after the party.
  • Please bring your ID card to attend the party.
hr

Sponsor

Okinawa Karate International Tournament Executive Committee
(Okinawa Prefecture Culture and Tourism Sports Division, Karate Promotion Division Karate Promotion Team)
Okinawa Prefectural Government 1-2-2 Izumizaki, Naha, Okinawa, 900-8570
TEL:098-866-2232 FAX:098-866-2208