Traditional Forms – Musical Forms – Point Fighting – Light Contact – Tag Team – Grand Champion – K1 – Kick Light – Full Contact
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 The Netherlands, at Sporthallen Zuid Burgerweeshuispad 54 1076 EP in Amsterdam. This great tournament will be held on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 of March 2023. Last yearS the tournament showed to be a big success. In 2019 we had 31 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 Full Contact. On Sunday we’ll have all Light Contact, Kick Light divisions, LC Tag Team (New this year), all 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 17 years, so all categories K1 Younger Cadets (up till 12 years), Older Cadets (up till 15 years) and Juniors (up till 17 years) no contact to the head. All Traditional Forms, Team Forms and Grand Champion FORMS, will be on Sunday. We will have this year Forms for disabled athletes as the first WAKO Event in Europe! 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 2023!
If you have any questions, please contact us!