Karate Queensland is proud to present the 2020 State Titles

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Entries open Wednesday February 26 and close on Friday March 13 at 5pm AEST.

The Tournament will be held on the weekend of March 21/22 at the Cleveland State High School Paul Bancroft Centre. Start time to be advised.

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

Kata – KYU and BB, Male and Female

  • KATA INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN (8-9YRS) - All belts, Male and Female

  • KATA INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN (10-11YRS)
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN (12-13YRS)
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL CADETS
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL U21
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL SENIOR
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL VETERANS (35-44YRS)
  • KATA INDIVIDUAL VETERANS (45+YRS)

  • KATA INDIVIDUAL WITH DISABILITY – KYU, BB, Male and Female

  • Team-Children Kata Mixed
  • Team-Cadet-Junior Female Kata
  • Team-Cadet-Junior Male Kata
  • Team-SNR Female Kata
  • Team-SNR Male Kata

Kumite – KYU and BB, Female

  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 9YRS – All belts, Female

  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -35kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -40kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -45kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS +45kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -42KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -47KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS +47KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -47KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -54KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS +54KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -48KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -53KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -59KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR +59KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -50KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -55KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -61KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -68KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 +68KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -50KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -55KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -61KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -68KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR +68KG
  • INDIVIDUAL VETERANS (35-44YRS)
  • INDIVIDUAL VETERANS (45+YRS)

  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL CADETS
  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR
  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL SENIOR

Kumite – KYU and BB, Male

  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 9YRS – All belts, Male

  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -30kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -35kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -40kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS -45kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 10-11YRS +45kg
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -40KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -45KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -50KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS -55KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN 12-13YRS +55KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -52KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -57KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -63KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS -70KG
  • INDIVIDUAL CADETS +70KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -55KGS
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -61KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -68KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR -76KG
  • INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR +76KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -60KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -67KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -75KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 -84KG
  • INDIVIDUAL U21 +84KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -60KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -67KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -75KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR -84KG
  • INDIVIDUAL SENIOR +84KG
  • INDIVIDUAL VETERANS 35-44YRS
  • INDIVIDUAL VETERANS 45+YRS

  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL CADETS
  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR
  • OPEN INDIVIDUAL SENIORS

This is a Queensland State Team selection tournament. State team members will only be decided from the BB competition. If you hold a KYU grade and wish to nominate for State Team section you must compete in your KYU grade event(s) as well as the corresponding BB event(s).

For this tournament, 1st and 2nd place in KYU grades will NOT be automatically promoted into the BB division.

KYU grades who enter the KYU competition can also enter in their corresponding BB events. A second entry fee must be paid. Entry fees are detailed below.

9 years and under Kata must be Heian, Pinan, Gekasei and can be repeated AAAA.

All other children and all KYU grade competitors must perform Hein, Pinan, Gekasai in the first two rounds and Tokui thereafter, should they choose. If there is only one round, Tokui is allowed in that round. If there are two rounds, Tokui is allowed in the second round. Non-consecutive repeats ABAB are allowed for children 10 through 13 years.

The minimum age for Kumite is 9 years.

Your event age is your age at 10th July, 2020 (Date for the AKF Nationals).

With regard to weight divisions, if you weigh (for example) 51kg, you are in the 51+ division. If you weigh 50.9 or less you are in the -51 division.

HOW TO ENTER:

Entries are only accepted online. Family or individual athletes may enter directly with their Sensei’s approval. Head of Style my also elect to enter their students through the Dojo Bulk entry facility. Payment is via PaPal.

Entering in this Tournament is subject to the Karate Queensland’s standard tournament conditions, disclaimers and waivers – see below.

The online entry system will accept individual and family entries, and bulk entries form Dojos for individual events. The tournament director will contact heads of style after individual entries have closed for their team event entries. This will be done by email.

ENTRY FEES ARE:


An individual event entry is a one person entering an event category (both kata and kumite included) in either the KYU grade competition or the BB competition. To enter in both KYU and BB events will require two entry fees according to the scale below.

An event category is an event age/weight division. By way of clarification, junior 65kg kumite and junior open kumite are regarded as separate event categories and an additional entry fee will need to be paid according to the scale below.

  • 1st entry $60
  • 2nd entry $40
  • 3rd entry $30
  • 4th entry $25
  • Subsequent $25

This same pricing scale applies for Family entries.

Entries for team kata events will be submitted by your HOS. The QKA will call for team entries once the individual entires are closed. A team entry fee is $75. Each dojo is allowed up to 2 teams per event category.

QLD TEAM SELECTION TOURNAMENT:

The State Titles is Karate Queensland’s State Team selection tournament. To be considered for a position in the team you must compete in your appropriate BB competition. So, if you hold a KYU rank you will need to enter both your KYU event(s) as well as the corresponding BB event(s)

NEW WKF RULES

Recent WKF competition rule changes will be applicable at this tournament

TOURNAMENT CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMER

Conditions of Entry – Disclaimer

1. I acknowledge that I have read the definitions set out below. 2. I hereby acknowledge that my entry and/or participation in the Tournament carries with it a significant risk of personal injury.
3. Therefore, I for myself and the Releasors hereby relinquish, release and/or waive any action against the Releasees for any personal injury sustained by me arising out of and/or in the course of the Tournament whether as a result of any disregard and/or technical breach of any Rules of the Tournament or otherwise.
4. In addition, in the event of any action being commenced, I for myself and the Releasors hereby indemnify the Releasees against any cost and damages arising from or connected herewith.
5. I hereby authorise AKF Inc. and/or Karate Queensland or its nominated representative to capture photographic, digital or other electronic images during the course of this event. I further acknowledge that AKF Inc. and/or Karate Queensland owns all Intellectual Property rights in respect to these photographic, digital or other electronic images and may, at its sole discretion, publish, display or otherwise use these images for promotional purposes.
Definitions
1. “Personal Injury” has its ordinary English meaning and includes any injury for which a person might be awarded under General Damages and/or Special Damages at Common Law.
2. “The Releasors” means the family, dependents, heirs, executors and/or assigns and any person or persons claiming through them.
3. “The Releasees” means any corporation, association or other body and/or any person(s) jointly and/or severally and whether servants or agents of any of the aforementioned or otherwise where any such corporation, other body or individual is associated with the promotion or conduct of the Tournament and includes competitor(s) referee(s) and observers or members of the audience. 4. “Any Action” means any claim, right and/or course of action for damages at Common Law or pursuant to any statute.
5. “The Rules” means the rules for the time being of the Australian Karate Federation Incorporated and Karate Queensland.