19th Oceania Karate Championships

On May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
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Poster for the Oceania Karate Championships 2018

The 19th Oceania Karate Championships are being held in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament will encompasse two events, the Oceania Championships, and the Oceania Cup.

The 2018 Championships will take place on - 
Friday 18th May - 12.30 PM Start
Sunday 20th May - 6.30 PM Finish

Barfoot & Thompson Stadium, 203 Kohimarama Road Selwyn College Grounds, Kohimarama, Auckland 1071

2nd Bulletin - Amendments to Oceania Cup

Oceania Tournament Schedules
Please note that the schedule is subject to change. 
Schedule - Oceania Championships
Schedule - Oceania Cup

The Oceania Championships
The Oceania Championships is the continental championships for the Oceania Region. The tournament is recognized and supported by the World Karate Federation. The number of competitors is limited to 2 per division. The competition categories are identical to those of Senior World Championships and the Cadet, Junior and U21 World Championships. The WKF competition Rules will be applied.

The Oceania Cup
The Oceania Cup is an open event for competitors aged 10 to 13 as at the date of the tournament. It is being held for the continuing development of our younger athletes and reflects the events being held by WKF at events such as the annual World Youth Camp in Umag, Croatia. There is no limit to the number of competitors from each country. Only that each competitor must be a member of their national federation. The competition categories are identical to those of the World Youth Cup. WKF competition rules will be applied.

**Update - 
The Veteran’s categories have been added to the Oceania Cup to reflect the diversity and genderequality values of OKF and WKF Karate. The addition of Veterans categories at Oceania Cup levelprovides an appropriate international pathway for Oceania athletes to prepare for the introductionof Karate to the World Masters Games program in Japan in 2021.

**Draws Update - 

  • U12 Kumite Female -45kg only 1 competitor AUS - merged with +45kg
  • Vet Male 55+ Kata only 1 competitor NZL - merged with 45-54 male kata
  • Vet female 35-44 -61kg only 2 AUS competitors - merged with Vet female 35-44 +61kg
  • Vet male 35-44 -75kg only 1 AUS competitors - merged with Vet male 35-44 +75kg 
  • Vet female 45-54 -61kg only 1 AUS competitor - merged with Vet female 45-54 +61kg 
  • Vet male 45-54 -75kg only 1 AUS competitors - merged with Vet male 45-54 +75kg  
  • Vet male +55 -75kg only 1 AUS competitors - merged with Vet male +55 +75kg 

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Athletes who wish to purchase tickets early for family members and friends, can do so at the Weigh In on Thursday morning.

One Person One Day $5.00
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) One Day $10.00
One Person Three Days $10.00
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) Three Days $20.00

Oceania 2018 - Team Announcement