Swedish Open – 2018 for Adults




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


On behalf of the Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai and the Organizing Committee we have the honor to invite you to Swedish Open – 2018 for Adults, September 22:nd, Gothenburg, Sweden.




The Swedish Open will take place at Lisebergshallen, Gothenburg (Örgrytevägen 5, Göteborg, www.liseberg.se/sv/hem/Scen--show/Lisebergshallen/ )


Weight categories and number of participants

A maximum of 16 participants per weight category



Lightweight -70 kg

Middleweight -80 kg

Heavyweight +80 kg

Protection Men

Groin protection

Mouth protection (optional)



Lightweight -65 kg

Heavyweight +65 kg

Protection Women

Breast protection (only the cup type is allowed)

Shin protection

Mouth protection (optional)

Groin protection


Preliminary schedule

21.09.2018 Friday:

Lisebergshallen “Pink Room”/ ”Rosa rummet”


18.00-21.00 Medical check, registration, sewing kit and photo session



22.09.2018 Saturday:

08.00 Arena is open to fighters and coaches

09.00 Delivery of drawing list

09.20 Referee meeting

09.40 Doors open to public

09.40 Gathering, last check and information

09.45 Short information of fighters and referees

10.00 Tournament starts, first rounds

14.00 Official start, Quarter finals and yearly incl. Kata competition Sweden vs. Denmark

16.30 Semifinals and finals

18.00 Price ceremony

20.00 Sayonara Party with buffé and mingle



During medical check you will get a sewing kit to sew the number tag on to your gi.

Only referees and one coach per team attends for free to the tournament and the Sayonara Party. Others can buy tickets at the arena and to the Sayonara Party. Arena tickets is 110 SEK for juniors (under 18 years) and 220 SEK for adults. Sayonara Party is for adults only and the price is 250 SEK (or €25).

On Saturday 22:nd we want you to be at the arena at 09.00 at the latest. The drawing list will be delivered at 09.00. There is one fighting area and all categories will be involved via a rolling system. Kindly co-operate with our team to make sure that you are on time to your game. There will be no fight for third prize.

Saturday evening 22:nd there will be a Sayonara Party. We kindly ask you not to wear training clothes for the party

Accommodation, flight tickets, transportation and meals for all participants shall be covered by National Organizations, clubs or by participants themselves.



The following hotels are recommended. They are all close to the Lisebergshallen and are in different price ranges.



It is also possible to stay at one of the dojos in Gothenburg. If that is the case you should bring your own sleeping bag. Contact info to the dojos below;


Banzai Kyokushin Karate This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Sms: +46-(0)705-231 154

Keiko Karate This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tph: +46-(0)725-215 415

Göteborgs Karate Kai This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tph: +46-(0)31-424 304



Flights are available to Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg.

Transfers from Landvetter Airport to Göteborg is organized by the competitor/visitor. Transfer buses from airport to Göteborg is normally every 10 minutes. Please see www.swedavia.com/landvetter/to-from/bus/


Registration,starting fee and contacts

Registration for tournament will open the 16th of April until Friday the 2:nd of September at www.swedishopenkarate.com. All accepted participants have to pay a fee of 20 Euros cash after medical check in Lisebergshallen.

For further contact please e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



We wish you all the best during your preparation for the Swedish Open 2018.



For the organizing committee


Hans Biéth

Chairman of the Swedish Karate Kyokushinkai






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