Traditional Forms – Musical Forms – Point Fighting – Light Contact – Tag Team – Grand Champion – K1 – Kick Light
Dear competitors, coaches and officials,
On behalf of the WAKO Nederland and Karatedo Yōkoso it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Yōkoso Dutch Open in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This great tournament will be held on Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of March 2019. Last year the tournament showed to be a big success. Last year we had 20 countries present, we will offer you guaranteed high quality forms and fights. The tournament has been growing for the past 10 years and this will be the first time that we will do it in two days competition. On Friday we will have the weight- in and the competition will start on Saturday. We will have all Point Fighting on Saturday. We will have the Grand Champion Point Fighting and PF Tag Team divisions on Saturday from 4 p.m.. For the Grand Champion Men division there is a prize of 500 euro, Women 350 euro and for all PF Tag Team champions 300 euro! Also on Saturday we will have K1 and all traditional forms. On Sunday we’ll have all Light Contact, Kick Light divisions, LC Tag Team (New this year), all Musical Forms and Grand Champion FORMS. For the LC Tag Teams there is a prize of 150 euro! Depending on the registration we will have also on Sunday K1. By Dutch Law it’s not allowed to have any contact to the head up till 16 years, so all categories K1 Younger Cadets (up till 12 years), Older Cadets (up till 15 years) and Younger Juniors (up till 16 years) no contact to the head. All Musical Forms, team and Grand Champion FORMS, will be on Sunday. The WAKO Nederland is proud to host this Yōkoso Dutch Open event and our organizing committee with the Yōkoso Team is doing its utmost in order to make the Yōkoso Dutch Open as successful as previous editions. We are looking forward to meet you all in The Netherlands and wish you a nice and successful stay in Amstelveen/ Amsterdam. Yōkoso (Japanese for welcome) at the Yōkoso Dutch Open 2019!