F.A.Q. – World Championship 2017

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Who does organize the world event?
The IJF Veterans and Kata World Judo Championships is an IJF organized event in full cooperation with Italian Judo Federation FIJLKAM, which is the Host organization.


Which are the dates?
The Veterans competition will be held from Saturday September 30 through Tuesday October 03, 2017. Training Camp Wednesday October 04 & Thursday October 05, 2017.

The Kata competition will be held Friday October 06 & Saturday October 07, 2017.
Kata Seminar Sunday October 08 & Monday October 09, 2017.


Where is the competition venue?
The Championships will take place in Geo Palace – Circonvallazione Nord Direzione Golfo Aranci 07026 Olbia, (OT) Sardinia ( Italy).


Who is eligible?

All the following conditions must be met in full for an individual to be considered eligible to participate in this Championship.

a) Minimum age of 30 by December 31, 2017.

b) Minimum rank of brown belt

c) Hold a current and valid license (membership card) issued by a National Federation currently affiliated to the International Judo Federation.
d) Pay the appropriate entry fees in full within the deadline time outlined in this document.

e) Check-in at Registration (see Timetable of Registration).

f) Meet the specific weigh-in requirements as applicable.

g) Provide photo, original proof of your identity and date of birth using a valid current passport or a current National I.D. Card (Italian citizens only), issued by the respective government to include a photo.

h) A competitor must not have represented a National Team in any competition at international senior level at any time in the twelve month period before September 29,2017.

i) The exact nationality of competitors will be taken as that which is indicated in their current passport or current National I.D. Card (Italian citizens only). Competitors may only represent one country and in any cases of changing nationality a one year ineligibility period must be served prior to September 30, 2017 unless both National Federations involved have already agreed and confirmed in writing their approval of this change in conformity with the Sport and Organizational. Rules of the IJF. If this is the case then the appropriate documentary evidence must be supplied with the application for entry to the competition.
j) It is recommended that all competitors should have had a recent medical check-up prior to this championship.

5/B Continued
All competitors and coach must to present at the accreditation the IJF ID CARD for veteran events. These card issued in the past are available lifetime.
The registration for new competitors or coach in IJF Judo Base you can do trough your national federation or during the accreditation process. The IJF ID Card price is 40 euro/lifetime.

Which kind of judogi is mandatory?
White and blue judogi are mandatory and all competitors must have both blue/white gi’s. Fully complying with IJF Sokuteiki rules. IJF APPROVED gi’s are NOT obligatory.
They will be available to purchase at the event, if needed.

Is Back Number mandatory?
Every competitor must to have Back Numbers on the white and blue judogi. This must to be IJF or EJU standard and content his name and country.
The back numbers you can order trough the federation or direct from the webpage http://www. mybacknumber.com or http://www.ijfbacknumber.com


Which is the method of payment ?

Only Payment by Bank – Wire Transfer
Information: SSD Arti Marziali Sardegna srl Via Vittorio Emanuele,73 07041 Alghero (SS) Italy
Account :IT98W0100584890000000004375
Swift : BNLIITR108Z


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