EUROPEAN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 FOR CADETS, U22 AND OPEN ADULTS IN SOFIA

EKO Cadets spotlight

Dear Presidents of National Organizations, Country Representatives, WKO Brach Chiefs and Club Leaders,

On behalf of the European Karate Organization and Organizing Committee we have the honor to invite you to the European Karate U16 and U22 Open Category Championship.

The official website www.ec2016.info and registration will be available at the end of August. You will receive your country passwords by email.

Best Regards,

Boris Nikolov

 

EUROPEAN KARATE OPEN CATEGORY CHAMPIONSHIP
EUROPEAN KARATE U16 AND U22 CHAMPIONSHIPS

November 25-26, 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria

The European Championships will take place in Arena Armeec Sofia

(1, Asen Yordanov blvd., Sofia 1113, Bulgaria)

1. Weight categories and number of participants for each country


a) European Championship for Adults Open Category:

( 18 years of age at the day of the competition )
Kumite men: Open weight category
Kumite women: Open weight category

2 participants per country in each category.

Additionally in open category also can participate all the medal winners of EKO and World Adults Championships in weight categories and open category.

The Kyokushin World Union (KWU) may participate with 6 European region participants in the open weight category, 3 in kumite men and 3 in kumite women.

b) European Championship for Youths U22:

( born in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998 [ 18 years old on the day of the competition ] )

Kumite men: -65 kg, 65-70 kg, 70-75 kg, 75-80 kg, 80-85 kg, +85 kg
Kumite women: -55 kg, 55-60 kg, 60-65 kg, +65 kg
Kata men and Kata women

2 participants per country in each category Kumite and Kata.

All World and European Adult prize medal winners (1-3 places) can’t participate in the U22 championships.


c) European Championship for Cadets U16:

( born in 2000 and 2001 )


Kumite boys: -50 kg, 50-55 kg, 55-60 kg, 60-65 kg, 65-70 kg, 70-75 kg, +75 kg
Kumite girls: -50 kg, 50-55 kg, 55-60 kg, 60-65 kg, +65 kg
Kata boys and Kata girls

2 participants per country in each category Kumite and Kata.


d) Country organizer has one extra participant in each category

2. Preliminary schedule

23.11.2016 (Wednesday)
arrival of EKO board, EKO committees and participants


24.11.2016 (Thursday)
arrival of participants, officials and country delegations
10:00 - 19:00 weight and medical control
11:00 - EKO referee and grading committee meetings
14:00 - EKO board meeting
17:00 - 19:30 Referee registration and meeting
20:30 – Draws


25.11.2016 (Friday)
9:00 - 11:00 European Championships
- Kata Cadets U16 and Kata U22
11:00 - 18:00 European Championships - Kumite Cadets U16
19:00 - EKO General Assembly


26.11.2016 (Saturday)
10:00 - 19:00 European Championships - Kumite U22 and Kumite Open Category
21:00 - Sayonara Party


27.11.2016 (Sunday)
check-out and departure


3. Accommodation and transfers

Hotel accommodation
Accommodation in Hotel Marinela Sofia ***** (Official Hotel) will be available at the following special prices:

Standard Double/Twin Room - € 32
Standard Single Room - € 55
Deluxe Double/Twin Room - € 40
Deluxe Single Room - € 70


Prices are in Euro per person, per night and include breakfast (BB).
Transportation to the sports hall from the official hotel will be arranged by the organizer free of charge. Guests staying in the official hotel get free entrance to the Sayonara party. Accommodation in the official hotel at the above mentioned special conditions will be available through Dream Holidays (Official Partner) of the 2016 European Championships. Hotel booking and reservations will be made on the official registration website (ec2016.info).


DEADLINE FOR HOTEL BOOKING AND FINAL CONFIRMATION: 15/10/2016


Flights are available to Sofia Airport (SOF)


Transfers from Sofia Airport will be scheduled by the organizer at the request and expense of the participants. Transfer requests will be made on the official registration website. Detailed transfer schedule will be available by email and online before arrival.


4. Financial conditions

• Accommodation, flight tickets, transportation and meals shall be covered by the participants and/or Country Organization;
• EKO participation and antidoping fee: € 20 per each participant;
• All payments should be paid by bank transfer;
• Information for participants and guests staying in other hotels: Sayonara Party ticket € 25, transportation to sport hall not available.


5. Registration and contact person

Registration will be available online on http://ec2016.info


DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: 15/10/2016


Chairman of the organizing committee Boris Nikolov,

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tel: +359 888 468545


Hotel reservations and airport transfers Dream Holidays

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Svetlozar Veltchev

President

Federation Bulgarian Karate Shinkyokushin

Boris Nikolov

Chairman

Organizing Committee

 

 

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