All Entries for the competition must be submitted prior to Sunday 17th of March 2024. All are welcome to spectate with tickets being sold at the door. Family discount is available. This will be a truly amazing day displaying some of the best bare fist fightings. Click below for application and waiver forms.
Victorian Kyokushin Karate Championship 2024!
OSU everyone, the unity of 2 major Kyokushin groups come together once again to bring the biggest knockdown event in Victoria for 2024. ShinKyokushin Shihan Peter Volke, Kyokushin Karate Union Australia Shihan George Kolovos.
Local and international knockdown fighters are expected to compete. The speed, technique, and determination of all the competitors will make this a not to be missed event. This will be one of the most amazing opportunities to test all your skills and abilities against some of the best in Australia and from around the world.
This year the championships are being held at the St Andrews Catholic Primary School, Werribee. The event is on Sunday, March 17th. The day will start at 9 am with kata competitions followed by light and padded U16’s contact divisions. Then at 1:00 pm, the main event Knockdown full contact karate will commence.
Shihan George Kolovos
CODE OF CONDUCT
“Play by the rules”
- Parents please remember that children participate in martial art competition, for their enjoyment. Encourage this!
- Parents encourage your children to participate in sport and competition, and encourage them to have fun.
- Focus on the child's efforts and performance rather than on winning or losing in competition
- Encourage your child to always compete according to the rules of the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championships and settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.
- Parents, try not to ridicule or yell at your child for making a mistake or losing in a competition. Encourage them to try again, win or lose.
- that children learn best from the
examples we set as parents.
- Respect all official decisions and teach your children to do the same. Show appreciation for the efforts of volunteers, coaches and administrators. Remember that without them you or your child could not participate in these events.
- Respect the rights, dignity, and worth of every person regardless of their martial art background, gender, culture or religion.
- At all times parents must learn to control their temper and unsportsmanlike language. Verbal abuse of staff, officials or insulting other competitors, deliberately distracting or provoking officials are not acceptable or permitted at the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championships Tournaments.
- Any parent found guilty of abusing or insulting any official or competitor, will be warned and may be asked to leave the event/venue
- Respect and abide by the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship Tournament rules and all officials decisions in competition.
- Never argue with any official or administrators of Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship.
- During competition if there is a disagreement competitor must have their coach or Instructor approach the officials directly after the competition.
- All competitors must learn to control their temper. Verbal abuse of an official and insulting other competitors, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviour in the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship tournament.
- Be a good sport. Applaud all competitors, whether they win or lose, as this is the true meaning of martial arts and sportsmanship.
- Treat all competitor, coaches and officials as you would like to be treated. Remember true martial arts begin and end with courtesy.
- Participate in tournaments for the competition and enjoyment and encourage others to do the same.
- Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all competitors regardless of their gender, ability, martial art and cultural back-ground or religion.
- Any competitor found guilty of abusing the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship code of behaviour can be reprimanded, warned or denied entry into any further or future Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship tournaments under the agreeance of all Organising Committee members.
Instructors and Coaches
- Clubs which do not exercise control over their Competitors, parents/ carers of Competitors, coaches, officials or spectators maybe called upon by the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship referees board to accept responsibility for their actions and the following penalties may apply. Warning, suspension or expulsion from Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship.
- Instructors and coaches, remember that a competitor, whether young or old, participates in competition for their enjoyment and winning is only part of that fun.
- Never ridicule or yell at your team members for making a mistake or not coming first. Whether they win or lose all should be congratulated for trying.
- Operate within the rules of Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship and the spirit of your sport. Teach your students to do the same
- Ensure that all safety equipment meets the safety requirements of Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship competition.
- Show concern and caution towards sick and injured competitors. Follow the advice of a medical staff when determining whether an injured competitor should or should not compete any further. Remember the safety of all competitors must, at all times, come first.
- Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of gender, ability, martial art and or cultural back-ground or religion
- Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport. This includes opponents, coaches, officials, administrators, parents and spectators. Encourage all competitors to do the same
- Any instructor or coach found guilty of abusing the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship code of behaviour will be warned and can be denied entry into this or any further Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship tournaments
- At all times officials will respect the rules and regulations set out by the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship tournament organizers.
- Give all competitors a "fair go" regardless of their gender, ability, martial art and cultural back-ground or religion/
- Remember you set an example. Your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive
- At all times all officials of Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship will be totally non-biased in their rulings and decisions during competition.
- Emphasise the spirit of the competition rather than the errors
- Respect the rights of all coaches, instructors and competitors wishing to lodge a protest after the match with the Chief of Referees and the Referee Committee.
- All protests will be bought forward to the Organizing Committee of the Victorian Open Kyokushin Karate Championship. All protests will be heard amicably, fairly and non-biased.
- At all times all referees, judges and officials regardless of their martial art back-ground will always show courtesy and respect to the competitors, coaches, parents and each other, on and off the competition arena.
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