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Dear Shihan, Sensei, Senpai,

NKA-IFK Netherlands has the pleasure to invite you to the 5th IFK World Kata Championships and the IFK World seminar 2019 in The Netherlands.

 

We are honoured that the International Federation of Karate has given us the opportunity to organize such a major event.

 

The seminar will cover wide aspects of kyokushin karate such as kihon, kata and kumite. A full training schedule and list of instructors will be announced as soon as possible.

 

We welcome you all to participate at this World Kata Championships and IFK World Seminar.

Osu!

NKA-IFK Netherlands board

Shihan Peter Fens

Sensei Bas Westening

Sensei Roel Noordman

 
24 – 26 April

NKA-IFK Netherlands

Sports Centre ‘Papendal’ Papendallaan 3 6816 VD Arnhem The Netherlands

Participation

Open for participants of all organizations from 6th kyu and 14 years old. Minors under 18 need to have a responsible adult with them.

Register

27 April

NKA-IFK Netherlands

Sports Centre ‘Papendal’ Papendallaan 3 6816 VD Arnhem The Netherlands

Participation

IFK only (IFK membership card is required), participation according to the official IFK rules.

Register

 
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS KATA INFO

JUNIORS

– The categories are are boys, girls and teams

– All participants must be under 18 years old on 27th april 2019

– The minimum grade is 2nd kyu

– Each country can send 4 girls for the individual category

– Each country can send 4 boys for the individual category

– Each country can send 2 teams (3 participants / 1 reserve).

– The categories are men, women and teams

– All participants must be at least 18 years old on 27th april 2019

– The minimum grade is 2nd kyu

– Each country can send 4 women for the individual category

– Each country can send 4 men for the individual category

– Each country can send 2 teams (3 participants / 1 reserve).

ADULTS

GENERAL

Each country can send 1 coach for the junior category and 1 for the adult category.

The championships will be held according to the IFK international Kata rules (will be distributed later).

There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for all karateka's (reserve team members will not get a trophy).

 
SCHEDULE

24

APR

WEDNESDAY

11:00

13:00 - 15:00

17:00

19:00 – 21:00

Check-in and registration

Training

Dinner

Training

25

APR

THURSDAY

08:30

10:00 - 12:00

12:15

14:00 - 16:00

17:00

19:00

Breakfast

Training

Lunch

Training

Dinner

Kata referee course

26

APR

FRIDAY

07:00 - 08:30

08:30

10:00 -12:00

12:00

12:15

13:00 - 16:30

Training (Kihon, kata)

Breakfast

Training

Check out for people who are leaving

Lunch

Check in and registration for WT participants who are not at the seminar

14:00 – 16:00

14:00 – 16:30

17:00

19:00

Training (outside, kumite)

Kata referee course

Dinner

Country representative meeting

27

APR

SATURDAY

07:00

08:00

Breakfast

Venue open

08:30

Start of the Championships (teams)

19:30

Sayonara party

10:00

Start of the individual categories

14:00

Finals

28

APR

SUNDAY

09:00

11:00

Breakfast

Check-out and leaving

The organizers reserve the right to change the schedule if necessary.

 
PRICING

There are different packages available. Participants can be present for the seminar only (24 – 26 April), the World Championships only (26 – 28 April) or the complete event (24 – 28 April). Accommodation is based on a twin three star room. The number of three star rooms is limited and will be available on a first come first serve basis. The four star rooms are bigger and have better facilities like sanitation. Rooms can also be used as single rooms with the single room upgrade. Prices include:

SEMINAR ONLY

24 – 26 April

Accommodation, food and training. Food includes meals starting dinner on the 24th of April and finishing with lunch on the 26th of April.

Accommodation, food, free entrance/participation to the World Championships and sayonara party. Food includes meals starting dinner on the 26th of April and finishing with breakfast on the 28th of April. Sayonara includes food. Participants have the entrance to the World Championships or participation to the World Championships included.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

ONLY

26 – 28 April

Accommodation, food, free entrance/participation to the World Championships and sayonara party. Food includes meals starting dinner on the 24th of April and finishing with breakfast on the 28th of April. Sayonara includes food. Participants have the entrance to the World Championships or participation to the World Championships included.

FULL EVENT

24 – 28 April

It is possible to arrive earlier and/or departure later from the accommodation. Contact the organizers well in advance and we will arrange a room with a discount price for you at the event hotel. Also if you have special requirements for the rooms contact the organizers as soon as possible.

EARLY CHECK IN

AND LATE DEPARTURE

 
RESERVATION

To reserve a place at the event the entry form must be completely filled out. The reservation will only be confirmed once full payment is received.

 

Participants will be paired with participants as indicated on the entry form. In all other cases participants will be paired with participants from the same country as much as possible. In the case pairing per country is not possible, the organization reserves the right to pair participants from different countries together, based on gender.

 

World Kata Championships participants can only be entered by the country representative of the participants country. Participation in the World kata Championships is for IFK members only!

 

Entry forms need to be send to: info@ifkworldkata.nl

BANK DETAILS

FOR PAYMENT

Account: NEDERLANDSE KARATE ASSOCIATIE

IBAN: NL53 INGB 0000 6285 96

BIC: INGBNL2A

ING Bank NV, PO Box 1800, 1000 BV Amsterdam Netherlands

 

Cost allocation: OUR

If you require a visa to attend the event you must contact the organization as soon as possible with your request and all relevant information.

VISA

Participants must obtain their own insurance for the event. NKA-IFK Netherlands and its officials accept no liability.

INSURANCE

Papendal, the heart of the Dutch sport, is situated in the forest close to the city of Arnhem. It has increasingly gained the allure of a centre for sporting excellence at both a national and international level. The accommodation is of three and four stars hotel quality and the food is especially selected for athletes. The grounds of Papendal cover more than 430 acres (1.75 million square meters). Papendal has been a training location for elite (national & international) athletes since the early 1970s. With a wide range of accommodations there is something for every athlete. http://www.papendal.com

ACCOMODATIONS

 
ROUTE

The following route description will guide you to Hotel Papendal from various directions:

FROM THE WEST

Amsterdam, Leiden,

The Hague, Utrecht

– A12 in the direction of Arnhem

– Exit 25: the N224

– on the N224: turn right towards Arnhem

– after 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles): exit Papendal

FROM THE NORTH/EAST

Groningen, Assen, Zwolle, Apeldoorn

– A50 in the direction of Arnhem

– follow the A12 in the direction of Utrecht!

– exit 25: the N224

– on the N224: turn left towards Arnhem

– after 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles): exit Papendal

FROM THE SOUTH

Rotterdam, Venlo, Eindhoven,

‘s Hertogenbosch

– A50 in the direction of Arnhem

– follow the A12 in the direction of Utrecht

– exit 25: the N224

– on the N224: turn left towards Arnhem

– after 1.5 kilometers (0.9 miles): exit Papendal

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Train and bus

– Take the train to Arnhem Central Station.

– Take bus 105 (direction Barneveld). stop at bus stop "West End".

– Walk for 5 min to Sports Centre Papendal.

From Monday till Friday, between 7 am till 6 am is it also possible to take bus nr 10 (direction Sports Centre Papendal). The bus goes directly to the main outdoor entrance of the training centre.

 

There is also a Papendal-Taxi. Just call the company Linsen and ask for the Papendal-taxi (+31 26 - 474 2295). The fee for one-way is approximately €12,50 p.p. Please wait at the "Sonsbeek - zijde" (Sonsbeek - side) of the Station.