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Invitation to 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship & 11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup

SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO OF UNITED NATIONS and
MOLDAVIAN SHOTOKAN KARATE FEDERATION
with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research have the honor and pleasure to invite you to the
26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship &
11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup.
12 -14 October 2018 – Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Complexul Sportiv “Futsal Arena F.M.F.”, Strada Alexandru cel Bun 1, Ciorescu
This event also includes 2 days of technical Karate seminars and Dan Grading
10 -11 October 2018, course open to all grades, detailed schedule to follow.
BOARD OF ORGANISERS
Aurel Patru – President of Shotokan Karate-do of United Nations
E-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 0040722385780
Colin Putt – Chief Referee and Technical Director of Shotokan Karate-do of United Nations E-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 00447968061887 Serghei Isacenco – President of Moldavian Shotokan Karate Federation
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected], Mobile:0037367631383/0037369336383
Shotokan Karate-do of United Nations
Moldavian Shotokan Karate Federation
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Research

Organizing Committee – for accommodation, visas, transportation
E-mail: [email protected] Mobile: 0037362001930/0037379014734
How to get to Chisinau, Moldova by air /Airport Transfers
Chisinau International Airport is the nearest one located approximately 15 km from Chisinau. Transfer from Airport to the accommodating hotel will be organized by the Organizing Committee or our partner “Condor Tourism”. You need to contact us or our partner “Condor Tourism” via e-mail: [email protected], providing them with details of your flights for arrival and departure – date and time, airline and flight number, number of people to be transported. Cost of the transfer will be 7 EUR per person transfer from airport and 7 EUR per person transfer to airport. Transport minimum 3 people. Transfers for SKDUN Board members will be free.
At the airport you will find a contact person who will accompany you to the Hotel or Sport Hall to make the registration.
Accommodations
For Accommodations you will need to contact the Organizing Committee. You will receive a separate list with information about hotels.
Visas
Participants who need a visa must contact the Organizing Committee as soon as possible, time delays may result in your visa not being granted in time for the event. This is your responsibility.
Schedule
Friday 12 October
10:00 to 20:00 – registration (team manager or a designated person must attend and provide list of all competitors from their country)
10:00 to 12:00 – 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship – VETERANS (kata ind, kumite ind, kata teams, kumite teams)
13:00 to 20:00 – 11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup (kata ind, kumite ind, kata teams kohai) Saturday 13 October – 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship
09:00 to 12:30 – kata individual, kata teams, kumite individual children
14:00 to 15:00 – Official Opening Ceremony
15:00 to 18:30 – kumite individual: minicadets, cadets, juniors and youths
Sunday 14 October – 26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship
09:00 to 14:00 – kumite individual seniors, kumite teams: cadets, juniors and seniors 15:00 to 17:00 – Finals for kumite individual seniors + Masters category (male and female) Please note: the schedule is subject to change
Awards
Individual events:
– 1st place – Trophy, medal and diploma
– 2nd and 3rd place – Medals and diploma (joint 3rd place for kumite events)
Team events:
– 1st, 2nd and 3rd places – Trophy, medals and diplomas for all team members.

All participants will receive a certificate of participation.
MASTERS
Deadline for registration by sportdata will be 05 October 2018
Note: Late registrations will be permitted at the organisers discretion.
There will be an extra fee for any permitted registration after 05 October 2018: +10 Euro for individual events
and +25 Euro for team events.
Competition fees
Individual events – 25 Euro per person per event Team events – 45 Euro per team per event
26th SKDUN World Shotokan Karate Championship
Brown and Black belts only (3rd Kyu and above)
RULES AND CATEGORIES
The final event on Sunday will be the prestigious Masters competition.
Each country can nominate one Female and one Male competitor over 18 years of age that will compete in Kata and Kumite for the ultimate title of Grand Champion.
Nominations to be submitted on Saturday evening.
Kata rules: All rounds by points system (Tensu hoshiki).
Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
The competitors in each category will compete in the elimination rounds down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO).
In semi-finals, these 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), then 4 competitors with the highest scores will perform a different Tokui kata in the final round (for 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place).
In the case of a draw in the semi-final and final rounds, competitors must perform a different kata to the ones performed in all previous rounds.
For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list appropriate to the competitors range ( it can be found in the SKDUN rule book on the SKDUN website).

KATA INDIVIDUAL
001. CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) boys 002. CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) girls 003. MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) boys 004. MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) girls 005. CADETS (14 – 15 years) men
006. CADETS (14 – 15 years) women 007. JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) men
008. JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) women 009. YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) men
010. YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) women 011. SENIORS (Over 21 years) men
012. SENIORS (Over 21 years) women 013. VETERANS (40 – 49 years) men 014. VETERANS (40 – 49 years) women 015. VETERANS (50 – 59 years) men 016. VETERANS (50 – 59 years) women 017. VETERANS (over 60 years) men 018. VETERANS (over 60 years) women
Categories 1 – 6: Children, Minicadets and Cadets
Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai and Jion
Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata
Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata
Categories 7 – 18: Juniors, Youths, Seniors and Veterans
Eliminations rounds – Sentei kata: Bassai Dai, Enpi, Jion, Hangetsu and Kanku Dai
Semi-final (the top 8 competitors): Tokui kata
Final round (top 4 competitors): different Tokui kata
KATA TEAMS
Kata teams may include ONE 4th kyu. All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki)
Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata
In the case of a draw, teams must perform a different kata to the ones performed in previous rounds.
Limit of participation: Max of 2 teams per country are accepted in each category.
The Tokui kata must be selected from the approved list and be appropriate for the lowest grade in the team. For choice of Tokui kata see the approved kata list and competitors range (you will find it in the SKDUN rule book).
CADETS TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years)
019. CADETS MALE 020. CADETS FEMALE
Cadet team may include one competitor from children category (10-11 years old)
JUNIORS TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years)
022. JUNIORS MALE 023. JUNIORS FEMALE
Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12-15 years old)
SENIORS TEAMS (Over 21 years)
025. SENIORS MALE 026. SENIORS FEMALE
Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16-20 years old)
VETERANS TEAMS (Over 40 years)
021. CADETS MIXED 024. JUNIORS MIXED 027. SENIORS MIXED
028. VETERANS MALE 029. VETERANS FEMALE
Veterans team may include ONLY one competitor from seniors but over 30 years old
030. VETERANS MIXED

Kumite rules: Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon) for all categories, except seniors individual kumite finals – Sanbon Shobu. Duration of the match is specified for each age group.
Limit of participation: Max of 6 competitors per country per category (Exception: Children and Minicadets are alowed 10 competitors per country per category and Cadets: 8 competitors). The organising country can register one more competitor in each category.
Jiyu Ippon Kumite rules: The criteria for judgment will be the same as for jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. The match will comprise of 6 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan, yoko-geri kekomi chudan, mawashi-geri chudan or jodan (must state the target), ushiro-geri chudan. The defender will block and counter using go-no-sen (any block and counter/counter combination). Each attack will be done by aka then shiro i.e. aka jodan-zuki, shiro blocks, then shiro jodan-zuki, aka blocks etc. The decision will be made by Hantei at the end of the match. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Jiyu Kumite (Ippon Shobu).
KUMITE INDIVIDUAL
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) 1 minute 30 seconds
031. Boys -35 kg 032. Boys -42 kg 033. Boys +42 kg 034. Girls -35 kg 036. Boys Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite 037. Girls Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) 1 minute 30 seconds
038. Male -40 kg 039. Male -48 kg 040. Male -55 kg 041. Male +55 kg 043. Female -50 kg 044. Female +50 kg. 045. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. Jiyu Ippon Kumite
035. Girls +35 kg 042. Female -42 kg
046. Female Open
051. Female -53 kg
057. Female -57 kg
063. Female +58 kg 068. Female -58 kg
CADETS (14 – 15 years) 2 minutes
047. Male -55 kg 048. Male -62 kg 049. Male -70 kg 052. Female +53 kg
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) 2 minutes
053. Male -60 kg 054. Male -68 kg 055. Male -75 kg 058. Female +57 kg
YOUTHS (18 – 20 years) 2 minutes
059. Male -70 kg 060. Male -78 kg 061. Male +78 kg
SENIORS (over 21 years) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)
050. Male +70 kg 056. Male +75 kg
062. Female -58 kg 067. Male +87 kg
064. Male -68 kg 069. Female +58
070. VETERANS 071. VETERANS 072. VETERANS 073. VETERANS 074. VETERANS
065. Male -77 kg 066. Male -87 kg
Male – 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes Male + 82 kg (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes OPEN Female (40 – 49 years) 2 minutes OPEN Male (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes OPEN Female (50 – 59 years) 2 minutes
kg
OPEN Male (over 60 years) 2 minutes OPEN Female (over 60 years) 2 minutes
075. VETERANS
076. VETERANS
Veterans can also participate in Seniors events (Individual or teams).
077. MALE ALL OPEN (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes) 078. FEMALE ALL OPEN (over 18 years old only) 2 minutes (final match 3 minutes)

079. MASTERS – SENIOR MALE (over 18 years old only) – one competitor per country, selected and entered on Saturday
080. MASTERS – SENIOR FEMALE (over 18 years old only) – one competitor per country, selected and entered on Saturday
KUMITE TEAMS (Limit of participation: 2 teams per country in each team kumite category). Kumite teams may include one 5th kyu or 4th kyu (blue/purple belt).
CADETS TEAMS (Minicadets + Cadets) (12 – 15 years) Each match 1 minute 30 seconds
081. Cadets male -55 kg (3 + 1 reserve) 082. Cadets male +55 kg (3 + 1 reserve)
083. Cadets female open (3 + 1 reserve) 084. Cadets mixed open (3 boys + 2 girls + 2 reserve, 1 male and 1 female)
JUNIORS TEAMS (Juniors + Youths) (16 – 20 years) Each match 2 minutes
085. Juniors male open (3 + 1 reserve) 086. Juniors female open (3 + 1 reserve) 087. Juniors mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserve, 1 male and 1 female)
Junior team may include one competitor from cadet category (12 – 15 years)
SENIORS (over 21 years) Each match 2 minutes
088. Seniors male open (5 + 2 reserve) 089. Seniors female open (3 + 1 reserve) 090. Seniors mixed open (3 male + 2 female + 2 reserve, 1 male and 1 female)
Senior team may include one competitor from junior category (16 – 20 years)
VETERANS (over 40 years) Each match 2 minutes
091. Veterans male open (3 + 1 reserve) – Only veterans are allowed to participate ( Not seniors)
NEW CATEGORIES:
CADETS (14 – 15 years)
092. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. 093. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)
094. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. 095. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.
11th SKDUN World Kohai Cup
Competition for kohai grades (9th – 4th Kyu)
RULES AND CATEGORIES
Kata rules: Elimination rounds by flag system (kohaku hoshiki). The competitors in each category will compete in one elimination round down to 8 competitors (two competitors at the same time, AKA / SHIRO). Kata chosen by referee. In the case of draw, competitors must perform a different kata to the one performed in the previous round.
Final round by point system (tensu hoshiki), the 8 competitors will perform Tokui kata (their choice from the approved list), top 3 scores will decide 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal place.
No limit of participation. In case of large number of participants in any category they may be divided into further categories by grade. These new categories will be announced at the event.

KATA INDIVIDUAL
The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example: 001A – Boys 9 kyu
001B – Boys 8 kyu
001C – Boys 7 kyu
CHILDREN (7 – 9 years)
KOHAI 001. Boys 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 003. Girls 9 – 7 kyu
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years)
KOHAI 005. Boys 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 007. Girls 9 – 7 kyu
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years)
KOHAI 009. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 011. Female 9 – 7 kyu
CADETS (14 – 15 years)
KOHAI 013. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 015. Female 9 – 7 kyu
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)
KOHAI 017. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 019. Female 9 – 7 kyu
KOHAI 002. Boys 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 004. Girls 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 006. Boys 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 008. Girls 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 010. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 012. Female 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 014. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 016. Female 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 018. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 020. Female 6 – 4 kyu
YOUTHS/SENIORS/VETERANS (over 18 years)
KOHAI 021. Male 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 022. Male 6 – 4 kyu KOHAI 023. Female 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 024. Female 6 – 4 kyu
Categories for 9th to 7th kyu: Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Taikyoku Shodan and Heian Shodan Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata:
Choice from Taikyoku Shodan, Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan and Heian Sandan
(In the case of a draw, competitors may perform the same kata).
Categories for 6th to 4th kyu: Elimination rounds – Sentei kata: Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan Final round (top 8 competitors) – Tokui kata: Choice from all Heian kata plus Tekki Shodan.
(In the case of a draw, competitors must perform a different kata than in the previous rounds).
KATA TEAMS
All rounds by point system (Tensu hoshiki). Elimination rounds – Tokui kata; Final round (4 teams) – different Tokui kata. In the case of a draw, they can repeat kata. No limit of participation.
Equivalent kyu grades: The colour of the belt has not been used because of the differences between countries/association. The kyu grade levels are in descending order, i.e. the highest number is the lowest grade. For clarification on kata choice requirements for each kyu grade, please contact the Chief referee ([email protected])
KATA TEAMS CHILDREN (7 – 11 years, 9 – 3 kyu)
KOHAI 025. Kata team boys KOHAI 026. Kata team girls KOHAI 027. Kata team mixed
KATA TEAMS CADETS (12 – 15 years, only 9 – 4 kyu)
KOHAI 028. Kata team male KOHAI 029. Kata team female KOHAI 030. Kata team mixed Cadet team Kohai may include one competitor from children category (8-11 years old), but not brown belt.
Kumite rules: Sanbon (three-step) kumite will be judged by the flag system. Tori attacks jodan oi-zuki + chudan oi-zuki + mae geri, Uke blocks jodan age uke + chudan soto uke + gedan barai. Detailed description and criteria for judgement of Sanbon kumite can be found in SKDUN Rulebook: https://www.skdun.org/competition-rules/rule-book/

Jiyu Ippon kumite – will be judged by hantei (majority vote by flag system). The criteria for decision will be the same as for Jiyu kumite, but no scores or penalties will be awarded during the match. Each match will comprise 3 attacks: jodan-zuki, chudan-zuki, mae-geri chudan. The defender will perform an effective block and one counter technique only. Aka attacks first with jodan-zuki, then shiro attack with jodan-zuki, then aka attacks with chudan-zuki, etc. Competitors who compete in Jiyu Ippon Kumite can also participate in Sanbon kumite.
Jiyu kumite – Ippon Shobu (2 waza-ari or 1 Ippon)
Duration of the match is specified for each age group. No limit of participation. The categories may be further divided in case there is a large number of participants. The new categories would be announced on the day.
KUMITE INDIVIDUAL
The categories may be further divided in the case where there is a large number of participants. Example: 031A – Boys 9 kyu: -35 kg / +35 kg
031B – Boys 8 kyu: -40 kg / +40 kg
031C – Boys 7 kyu: open
CHILDREN (7 – 9 years) SANBON KUMITE
KOHAI 031. Boys 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 033. Boys 6 – 4 kyu
CHILDREN (10 – 11 years) SANBON KUMITE
KOHAI 037. Boys 9 – 7 kyu
KOHAI 039. Boys 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 041. Boys 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite.
KOHAI 032. Girls 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 034. Girls 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 038. Girls 9 – 7 kyu KOHAI 040. Girls 6 – 4 kyu
KOHAI 042. Girls 6 – 4 kyu Jiyu Ippon kumite
MINICADETS (12 – 13 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds
KOHAI 043. Male -40 kg KOHAI 044. Male -45 kg KOHAI 045. Male -53 kg KOHAI 046. Male 53+ kg. KOHAI 047. Female -45 kg KOHAI 048. Female 45+ kg KOHAI 049. Male Open Jiyu Ippon kumite. KOHAI 050. Female Open Jiyu Ippon kumite
CADETS (14 – 15 years) JIYU KUMITE – 1 minute 30 seconds KOHAI 051. Male -60 kg KOHAI 052. Male 60+ kg KOHAI 054. Female 50+ kg
JUNIORS (16 – 17 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes
KOHAI 055. Male -65 kg KOHAI 056. Male 65+ kg
SENIORS (over 18 years) JIYU KUMITE – 2 minutes
KOHAI 058. Male -75 kg KOHAI 059. Male 75+ kg
NEW CATEGORIES:
CADETS (14 – 15 years)
KOHAI 061. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. JUNIORS (16 – 17 years)
KOHAI 063. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.
SENIORS (over 18 years)
KOHAI 064. Male Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.
KOHAI 053. Female -50 kg KOHAI 057. Female open
KOHAI 060. Female open
KOHAI 062. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite. KOHAI 063. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.
KOHAI 065. Female Open Jiyu Ippon Kumite.

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