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49th European Senior Karate Championships Tampere, Finland
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49th European Senior Karate Championships Tampere, Finland, May 2014

Ammendment to EKF English National Championship Rules

For athletes intending to select for the WKF Cadet & Junior World Championships in November 2009 and 37th EKF Junior & Cadet Championships / Turkey 2010, allowance has been made to facilitate the athletes to compete in the age group category above if they are currently below the age group category they intend selecting for.

Example: Athlete currently aged 13 years old, wishing to select for the Cadet 14-15yrs for November 2009 may now also enter the 14-15yrs age group category for the EKF National Championships in addition to their normal category. 17yrs selecting for Snrs 18yrs + may also change but on the understanding its at Snr WKF rules.

This applies to both Kata and Kumite athletes. Where a Kumite athlete is competing in the higher age group event, they must compete in the appropriate weight group event which most closely matches their current weight. They MAY NOT compete in the open weight events.

This facility is open ONLY to athletes who are eligible and intend to select for the WKF Cadet & Junior Championships but is NOT a compulsory requirement for the selecting athletes, this is an option.

Please send the names of the Athletes wishing to move up as an extra category to the Event Organiser before Monday 16th March. You may only enter if your association as already submitted an entry before the deadline date and have been entered into the draw via your association. Movement is at the discretion of the EKF organiser and refereeing committee.

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