2020 WSAF European Championship

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Date/Time
27/06/2020 - 28/06/2020
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location
Sala Sporturilor (Constanta)
Bulevardul Tomis 102-104
Constanta


Venue

Sala Sporturilor, Constanta, Romania.

Dates

  • Closing date for entries – Monday 1st June 2020
  • Registration – Friday evening 26th June 2020
  • Eliminations – Saturday 27th June 2020
  • Finals – Sunday 28th June 2020

Events

AgeEvents
Under 8’s (juniors aged 5-7 years)
  • Randori-no-Kata (5 techniques)
  • Traditional Open Kata (5 techniques)
  • Tanto Kakarigeiko
  • Ninindori (three person team)
Under 10’s (juniors aged 8-9 years)
  • Randori-no-Kata (10 techniques)
  • Traditional Open Kata (10 techniques)
  • Tanto Kakarigeiko
  • Ninindori (three person team)
Under 13’s (Youth aged 10-12 years)
  • Randori-no-Kata (10 techniques)
  • Traditional Open Kata (10 techniques)
  • Tanto Kakarigeiko
  • Ninindori (three person team)
Under 16’s (Youth aged 13-15 years)
  • Randori-no-Kata (17 techniques)
  • Tanto Kakarigeiko
  • Ninindori (three person team)
  • Open Kata (up to 2 – 3 mins)
  • Traditional Open Kata (up to 2 -3 mins)
Under 19’s (Cadets aged 16-18 years)
  • Randori-no-Kata (17 techniques)
  • Kakarigeiko
  • Ninindori (three person team)
  • Open Kata (Between 2-3 minutes duration)
  • Traditional Open Kata (between 2-3 minutes duration)
  • Men’s Tanto Randori
  • Women’s Tanto Randori
Senior events
  • Randori no Kata 1-17 (any grade – open handed)
  • Open Kata (duration 2 – 3 minutes – any grade)
  • Traditional Open Kata (duration 2-3 minutes – any grade)
  • Weapons Kata (duration 2-3 minutes – any grade)
  • Koryu Dai San Kata (1-16 techniques Suwara Waza and Tachi Waza- any grade)
  • Ninin Dori (30 seconds each Tori – any grade)
  • Women’s Individual Tanto Randori (4 Kyu and above)
  • Men’s individual Tanto Randori (4 Kyu and above)
  • Mixed Team Randori (1 Woman and 2 Men – 4th Kyu and above)

Participants can only enter one age category.

Rules, Regulations and formats

Junior, Youth and Cadet rules will follow the already established European and British formats that have developed since 1977, The senior rules will follow the existing International format and rules (Brown Book). Both sets of rules and regulations will be sent to all participant groups and posted on the WSAF Website.

The senior rules will follow the existing international format and Aikido Randori Rules (Regulations and Referee Signals – revised 30th Aug 2008 JAA)

Participation

The event is open to all Aikidoka and groups irrespective of association; affiliation or the style of Aikido practiced and is a truly an “open” competition.

Team Points

The competition is open to all groups and associations irrespective of style or affiliation.

Team points for 1st (3 points), 2nd (2 points) and 3rd (1 point) place positions will be allocated to the participant’s country of origin/residence, the WSAF recognises Nation States as the core participants of the event.

General Clarifications

  • In all competitions the eldest participant will determine which age group can be entered.
  • Players 18 years to 19 years can enter either the cadet or senior events but not both.
  • In Senior competition players can only enter a maximum of two embu /kata events.
  • To ensure parity on this occasion the Traditional Aikido Open Kata for Juniors and Youth is restricted to those groups who specialize in this form of Aikido.

Entry Fee

  • Junior, Youth and Cadet £25.00 per person
  • Senior £35.00 per person

This is a standard flat entry fee, irrespective of the number of events entered.

Notices

WSAF European Championships 2020

WSAF Constanta Events 2020 Entry forms