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The Karate1 WKF Premier League is the prime league event in the world of Karate.
Together with the WKF Karate1 World Cup (WWC) it is a series of world class Karate
competitions recognized and supported by the World Karate Federation
Its aim is to bring together the best Karate competitors in the world in a series of open
championships of unprecedented scale and quality.
Karate1 Premier League Salzburg 2016
WKF Karate1 Premier League
WELCOME / INTRODUCTION
OF THE WORLD KARATE FEDERATION
I want to extend a very warm welcome to all participants in this new edition of the Premier League
in Salzburg, and also a special one to the President of the Austrian Federation George
Russbacher. Salzburg has been present since the first edition of the WKF Premier League and
has significantly contributed to its success and consolidation. This year all the worldwide Karate
community will travel again to Austria for the World Championships of Linz in October, and this
means that this year Austria and the Austrian Karate Federation are going to be the reference in
the two WKF flagship projects, thanks to the dynamic work and performance of its Federation
President of the World Karate Federation
President of the European Karate Federation
OF THE AUSTRIAN KARATE FEDERATION
OAR GEORG RUBACHER
Dear ladies and gentlemen
Dear friends of Karate
From 15th to 17th of April 2016 the Karate1 Premier League will be held in the city of Salzburg.
Once again there will be many athletes from all over the world participating in this great
Such major events can only be made possible with the help of all the volunteers of the Salzburg
Karate Association. Therefore my special thanks go to all these volunteers for their active support.
I also want to thank the city of Salzburg and its mayor Dr. Heinz Schaden, the
Landessportorganisation Salzburg, our sponsors and the World Karate Federation (WKF), with
its president Antonio Espins, which has once again honored us with the organisation of this
Finally, I wish all the competitors a pleasant stay in Salzburg as well as an exciting, successful
and most of all injury-free competition.
President of the Austrian Karate Federation
President of the Salzburger Karate Association
ORGANIZER AND CONTACT
HEAD OF ORGANISATION
OF THE SALZBURG KARATE ASSOCIATION
TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION
SITE AND DATE
DATE: Friday 15th to Sunday 17th of April 2016
START TIME: Friday, 15th of April 03:00 p.m.
Saturday, 16th of April 09:00 a.m.
Sunday, 17th of April 09:00 a.m.
NAME: Sporthalle Alpenstrae ADDRESS: Otto-Holzbauer-Strae 5 (Alpenstrae)
POST CODE: 5020
ROUTE PLAN: https://goo.gl/maps/vU6HV
All competitors, referees, coaches and officials must register online using the online
system on https://www.sportdata.org/wkf. In case of any questions concerning the
online registration please directly contact the sportdata software team via the email
Clubs / teams / federations are responsible for the quality of the entered registration data.
Changes of online registration data are possible until Sunday 4th of April 2016.
The official registration session will take place on Friday 15th of April 2016 from 09:00
a.m. to 08:00 p.m. at the headquarter hotel (Amadeo Hotel Schaffenrath). If changes are
required during the official registration session because of incorrect, missing or new
registration data, a fee of 20 is charged for each change. At registration, accreditation
cards will be issued with the participants main data, a photograph and information about
registered categories. The accreditation card must be worn at all times during the event.
Only members of national federations recognized by WKF are admitted to participate.
Please also note: - All teams have to register their participants at the official registration session - Only one responsible per team has to register the complete team - All participants have to show their passports at the registration session
Kata individual female and male (16 years and older)
Kata Team female and male (16 years and older)
Kumite individual female (18 years and older):
-50 kg, -55kg, -61 kg, -68 kg, +68kg
Kumite individual male (18 years and older):
-60 kg, -67 kg, -75 kg, -84 kg, +84 kg
The entry fees are 45 per individual category entry and 70 per team category entry.
By bank transfer to the following account (confirmation of payment required at the
Owner of Account: Salzburger Karateverband
Name of Bank: Oberbank Salzburg
Purpose of Payment: Premiere League
PayPal (via online registration system) or cash at the registration session on 15th
of April 2016
WKF ACCREDITED COACHES
According to the new Coach License Manual 2016, the minimum level required to take part in the Karate 1 events is the Accredited Coach level. To obtain such certification, coaches must attend a compulsory Coach Briefing. Therefore and in order to give the opportunity to the WKF Coaches to get this certification, some Coach Briefings will be held in the following Karate 1 events:
Karate 1-Premier League, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Karate 1-Premier League, Dubai, UAE
Karate 1-Premier League, Rabat, Morocco
Karate 1-Premier League, Fortaleza, Brazil
WKF Rules / Karate1 Rules
For all categories the official WKF rules / Karate1 rules are applied. Only WKF Approved
protective equipment is allowed to use. Athletes have to bring their equipment.
For individual categories (Kumite and Kata):
Gold Medalist: 500
Silver Medalist: 300
Bronze Medalist: 100
For Kata team categories:
Gold Medalist: 600
Silver Medalist: 400
Bronze Medalist: 200
Competitors can earn ranking points in every Karate1 event according to the official WKF
Grand winners (Karate1 champions) have to participate in 6 Karate 1 events at least.
Grand winners (Karate1 champions) at the end of the WKF Karate1 season receive extra
TICKETS FOR SPECTATORS
Tickets can be purchased via the online system: https://www.sportdata.org/wkf
The ticket categories and prices are:
1-day ticket 9
Tickets can also be purchased at the entrance at the venue.
SCHEDULE / PROGRAMME
FRIDAY, 15TH OF APRIL, START OF COMPETITION 03:00 P.M.:
09:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. (Kata) and 12:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. (Kumite)
Registration and Weight-In at the headquarter hotel (Amadeo Hotel
Schaffenrath) for all competitors attending Premiere League
Referee briefing in the sport hall
Kata individual male & female Seniors
Kata team male & female Seniors
SATURDAY, 16TH OF APRIL, START OF COMPETITION 09:00 A.M.:
Weight-In: 07:30 a.m. 09:30 a.m. at the sport hall Alpenstrae
Kumite individual female -50 kg, -61 kg, -68 kg
Kumite individual male -60 kg, -67 kg, -75 kg, -84kg
SUNDAY, 17TH OF APRIL, START OF COMPETITION 09:00 A.M.:
Weight-In: 07:30 a.m. 09:30 a.m. at the sport hall Alpenstrae
Kumite individual female -55 kg, +68 kg
Kumite individual male +84 kg
03:00 p.m.: FINALS FOR ALL CATEGORIES / TV BROADCASTING.
Attention! Please note that this schedule can change based on the number of
participants. A detailed schedule as well as the official draws will be provided on Friday
15th of April after the official registration sessions.
AMADEO HOTEL SCHAFFENRATH
Tel.: 0043 662 63900-0
Fax.: 0043 662 63900-5
Distance to sport hall: 350 meters
HELPDESK / INFOCORNER:
Available on Friday 15th of April at the headquarter hotel Amadeo Hotel Schaffenrath
and Saturday the 16th to Sunday the 17th of April in the foyer of the sport hall.