Participation rules for the 2016 European championships and Goowill

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Participation rules for the 2016 European championships and Goowill

European championships Individual Shiai:

  • 2 x 3 fighters maximum per country (3 women, 3 men).
  • This Championship is open to persons of 18 years old or over, with a minimum rank of 3rd kyu.
  • Fights will be 3 minutes long with the SAN BON SHOBU decision.
  • In case of a draw, there will be maximum 2 extensions of 2 minutes each (ENCHO). The first valid point in an Encho will determine the winner and end the fight. If there is still a draw after 2 Encho, the referee will vote for the winner (HANTEÏ).
  • In the case of a pool system, the pool winner is the person which has the highest number of victories. If the total of victories is the same, the pool winner is the one which has the highest number of points.

European championships Team shiai:

  • Each country will have a maximum of 2 teams, 1 men’s team and 1 women’s team
  • Each team will consist of either 3 men or 3 women
  • Each member of the team must be 18 years old or over, with a minimum rank of 3rd kyu.
  • Fight will be 3 minutes long with the SAN BON SHOBU decision and no extension.
  • The winning team is the one which has the highest number of victories. If the total of victories is the same, the winning team is the one which has the highest number of points.
  •  If there is a draw after all the fights, each team chooses a representative for an additional fight.
  • In case of a draw, there will be maximum of 2 extensions of 2 minutes each (ENCHO). The first valid point in an Encho will determine the winner and end the fight. If there is still a draw after 2 Encho, the referee will vote for the winner (HANTEÏ).
  • A replacement of a team member can be done at the latest one day before the competition if a competitor cannot compete due to unforeseen circumstances/force majeure (illness, family issues, etc)

European championships Engi:

  • There is a maximum of 2 pairs per country.
  • The ENGI Championship is open to men and women who are 16 years old or older. Each pair can be unisex or not.
  • The ENGI Championship will follow the HATA KEISHIKI method (flag decision with an impair referee number).
  • Pairs will have to compete on the following SHIKAKE OOJI WAZA : Ippon mae, yonhon mae, gohon mae (1,4,5)

Goodwill:

  •  2 competitions
    • 1. Men or women from 18 years old from 5th kyu to 2nd kyu
    • 2. Men or women from 18 years old from 1st
  • There is a maximum of 5 fighters per country per competition
  • Fights will be 3 minutes long with the SAN BON SHOBU decision.
  • In case of a draw, there will be 1 extension of 2 minutes (ENCHO).
  • The first valid point in an Encho will determine the winner and end the fight. If there is still a draw after 2 Encho, the referee will vote for the winner (HANTEÏ).
  •  The goodwill is open to all except for anyone who has won first, second or third price in the shiai (individual or team) of the connecting ENC
  • In the case of a pool system, the pool winner is the person which has the highest number of victories. If the total of victories is the same, the pool winner is the one which has the highest number of points.