IFK European Championships 2020 Istanbul, Turkey

OFFICIAL INVITATION

VII IFK EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS ISTANBUL 05-09 NOVEMBER 2020



International Federation of Karate Turkey hereby has the pleasure of inviting fighters from your Country to the VII European Championships:

 

FOLLOWING THE SUDDEN CHANGE IN SOCIETY CAUSED BY THE PANDEMIC THE IFK HAVE RESCHEDULED THE CHAMPIONSHIPS TO THE DATES ABOVE. BECAUSE OF THIS WE HAVE HAD TO REVISE THE RULES FOR PARTICIPATION.

 

WE ARE REDESIGNATING AGE PARAMETERS AND WE HAVE CHANGED THE CRITERIA FOR THE YOUTH CATEGORIES.

 

THIS KNOCKDOWN CHAMPIONSHIP IS OPEN FOR ALL KYOKUSHIN ORGANISATIONS BUT HAS RESTRICTED ENTRIES.

 

COMPETITORS MUST REPRESENT THEIR COUNTRY AND THEY MUST HOLD AT LEAST A 6TH KYU (YELLOW BELT) FOR ADULT AND 21 CATEGORIES, AND AN 8TH KYU (BLUE BELT) FOR CATEGORIES  18 YEARS OLD

 

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:

ALL FIGHTERS NEED A MEDICAL LETTER FROM YOUR DOCTOR.

 

FOR ALL ADULT FIGHTERS (ADULT, 21 AND MASTERS) HIV, HBV, HCV ANTIBODIES TEST CERTIFICATE (IN ENGLISH) IS REQUIRED. DURING THE MEDICALS THERE WILL BE VERIFICATION OF THE COMPETITOR’S AGE WITH A PASSPORT. INSURANCE: FIGHTERS MUST OBTAIN THEIR OWN INSURANCE.

 

ADULT CATEGORY (7 CATEGORIES)

MEN   -70KG/ -80KG/-90KG/ + 90KG

WOMEN -55KG/ -65KG/ +65KG

 

COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

 

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 4 FIGHTERS FROM A

COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

4 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

4 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 8 FIGHTERS FROM THE HOST COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

21 CATEGORY (THE COMPETITIOR MUST OF BEEN UNDER 21 YEARS OLD ON THE 28TH MARCH 2020) (6 CATEGORIES)

MEN   -70KG/ -80KG/+80KG

WOMEN -55KG/ -65KG/ +65KG

 

COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

1 FIGHTER FOR A NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 3 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

 

 

 

HOST NATION COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

4 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

4 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

 

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 8 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

18 CATEGORY (THE COMPETITIOR MUST OF BEEN UNDER 18 YEARS OLD ON THE 28TH MARCH 2020 (9 CATEGORIES)

BOYS -60KG/ -65KG/ -70KG/ -75KG/ +75KG

GIRLS -50KG/ -55KG/-60KG/ +60KG

 

COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

1 FIGHTER FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 3 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITORS ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

4 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

4 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 8 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

16 CATEGORY (THE COMPETITIOR MUST OF BEEN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD ON THE 28TH MARCH 2020) (9 CATEGORIES)

BOYS -50KG/ -55KG/ -60KG/ -65KG/ +65KG

GIRLS -45KG/ -50KG/-55KG/ +55KG

 

COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 4 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

3 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

3 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 6 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

14 CATEGORY (THE COMPETITIOR MUST OF BEEN UNDER 21 YEARS OLD ON THE 28TH MARCH 2020) (9 CATEGORIES)

BOYS -40KG/ -45KG/ -50KG/ -55KG/ +55KG

GIRLS -40KG/ -45KG/-50KG/ +50KG

 

COMPETITOR ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 4 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITORS ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

3 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

3 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 6 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

 

MASTERS CATEGORY (MEN ONLY)

AGED 40-45

-75KG/-85KG/+85KG

 

AGED 46+

-75KG/-85/+85KG

 

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

1 FIGHTER FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 3 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITORS ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 4 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

TOTAL CATEGORIES 46

 

The will also be a ‘Ferhat Ozsert, International Cup for the age group 10-11 years.

BOYS –30KG/-35KG/-40KG/ -45KG/+45KG

GIRLS -30KG/ -35KG/-40KG/ +40KG

 

2 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 4 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

HOST NATION COMPETITORS ALLOCATIONS PER CATEGORY

3 FIGHTERS FOR IFK ORGANISATION PER COUNTRY

2 FIGHTERS FOR NON IFK ORGANSIATIONS PER COUNTRY

IF THE IFK COUNTRY DOES NOT FILL ITS ALLOCATION, THEN THESE SPACES CAN BE FILLED BY THE NON IFK ORGANISATIONS. A MAXIMUM OF 5 FIGHTERS FROM A COUNTRY IN A CATEGORY

 

ENTRY CLOSING DATE IS FRIDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2020

 

PROCESSING OF DOCUMENTS WILL START ON THE 5TH NOVEMBER:

Insurance, Medical letter and IFK membership card or organisation card.

 

THE WEIGH IN :

Will take place at the hotel on the 06th November 2020 from 0900. There will be timetable for the weigh in process. Preference will be given to any fighter who is fighting on the Friday evening.

 

ANY COMPETITOR THAT DOES NOT MAKE THE WEIGHT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED

  

Program –

 

Team to arrive on 5th NOVEMBER 2020

05 NOVEMBER

Arrive in Istanbul and check into hotel

1600 Executive Board Meeting

05 NOVEMBER

1500 – 2000 Tournament Registration/ Medicals

06 NOVEMBER

0800 Weigh In

1000 - 1200 Country Rep meeting

1300 - 1600 Referees and Judges course

06 NOVEMBER

TBC 1700 Juniors Preliminary rounds if necessary

07 NOVEMBER

0800 Transfer to venue

0900 Tournament to start

08 NOVEMBER

Finals and Trophy presentation

09 NOVEMBER

 

Breakfast

Check-out

 

 

ACCOMMODATION: HOTELS

 

Gonan Hotel

 

https://www.istanbulgonen.com/  

 

Pullman Hotel

 

http://www.pullmanistanbul.com/tr/

 

Package cost-

Single Room Package    350 Euros per person

Double Room Package  300 Euros per person

Triple Room Package     280 Euros per person

 

Sayonara party is free and is included in your hotel package for both participants and spectators,

 

The Championship Package includes-

4 night/5 day stay in 5* luxury hotels with gym, sauna, swimming pool.

ARRIVAL – 5th November, day lunch and dinner

05th-08th November breakfast, lunch and dinner

09th November breakfast

The hotel will also provide lunch at championships.

The hotel is inclusive of all meals, hot drinks and soft drinks.  Whilst alcohol is not included, a full bar is available for your purchase.

 

It also  includes-

All transfers between hotel and airport (approx. 60 km)

All transfers between hotel and event venue.

Championship T-Shirt for all fighters and officials.

Sayonara Party and meal (alcohol not included)

 

You may add days to your trip by contacting the organsier

 

TEAMS MUST USE THE CHAMPIONSHIP HOTELS ON OFFER TO BE ACCEPTED IN THE EVENT

 

The venue is the Bagcilar Olympic Sports Hall, Istanbul

 

http://www.istanbulsporenvanteri.com/tr/tesisler/tesisler-2/bagcilar-olimpik-spor-kompleksi-160.html

 

 

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE

Costs:  entrance is free for spectators

 

Competitor Entry Fees

16 25 Euro

18 30 Euro

21 and Adult 35 Euro

 

Entries close
IFK – 11th October 2020
Non IFK - 16th October 2020

Non IFK Entries are registered on the application date and once the category is full we will not accept any more applications from that country.

 

Due to date changes in the event the IFK reserve the right to allow changes in category quotas per country.

 

                                                                ORGANIZER

Website : www.ifkturkey.com

Event email : ifkturkey2020@gmail.com

Country Representative Sensei Ismail Yildirim  +447980758392

Email ismailyildirim1964@gmail.com

 

Registration Process

 

1   Each country (team) has to have its own responsible person (team manager) who will register all the fighters from that country organisation

2   The Team manager should write an email with a request that he is willing to register fighters

3   The Tournament administrator should add those emails to registration system

4   After adding team managers email to the system notify that person to go through "Forgot password" process to create a new password

5   When team manager logs in - they can manage its fighters: create new one, add/edit photos, categories, etc. (once registered a fighter team manager is only allowed to change fighters grade, category but not personal info such as first name last name, birthday etc. - security issues)

 

When the team manger has registered the team they should email the organiser confirming how hotel requirements for the country including fighters, coaches, judges, officials and spectators. The fighter entry fee plus 25% deposit for each room must be paid immediately to secure the hotel booking. If you do not make the payment the team will not be accepted into the event.

 

Deposit

Single – 87.5 Euro

Double/Twin - 75 Euro

Treble – 70 Euro

 

Balance to be paid on arrival

 

NAME : ISMAIL YILDIRIM

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1232744-353

SORT CODE : 2320

SWIFT OR BIC NUMBER: DENITRISXXX

IBAN : TR76 0013 4000 0012 3274 4000 03

 

To confirm ALL IFK Countries are allowed 2 fighters in each weight category.

 

For other organisations there is limited space in a category not per organisation so entry will be accepted when the deposit has been received.

 

Please study the quotas above and wait for confirmation that your entry is accepted before making the payment.