Kata competition rules

Rules:


  Karate Kata

KATA: rank categories

MEMORIAL EIICHI MIYAZATO:
A) White belt
B) Yellow and Orange belts
C) Green and Blue belts
D) Brown and Black belts (exept cadet and Junior/Senior)

1) Baby 2002/2001 male and female together
2) Children 2001/1999 male and female together
3) Youth 1998/1997 male and female together
4) Beginners A 1996/1995 male and female together
5) Beginners B 1994/1993 male and female separated
6) Cadet 1992/1990 male and female separated
7) Junior/Senior 1989/1972 male and female separated

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP:
A) Brown and Black belts

Age categories:

6) Cadet 1992/1990 male and female separated
7) Junior/Senior 1989/1972 male and female separated

Only kata of traditional styles are permitted.
At each round, except for the rank categories from white to orange belts that can repeat the same kata, the competitors must present a different kata. Even on a decisive match on a drawn score a different kata must be presented but it could be repeated on the next round.
Till blue belt are not allowed kata of higher rank.
In the brown belt category is allowed "Tokui Kata”; before each poule the competitor must tell the kata he will do to the jury table.
In the category Brown/Black belt - Cadet/Junior/Senior would be applied the rules of WKF (finals with flags).
For the only categories Cadet/Junior/Senior - Brown/Black belt, finals would be done even for the third and fourth place.
Remember that Blue and Red belts will not be supplied by the organizer.
All the competitor not provided with their own belts will be disqualified.