Här är information om datum, platser samt olika deadlines för kommande VM och seminarium med Dan-graderingar. På SKKs hemsida kommer mera information om hur ni som vill delta som supporter, uttagen tävlande eller seminariedeltagare kan göra.


November 6th (Wed.) – Tournament Office Opens

November 7th (Thu.) – WKO Committee Meetings, Board Meeting

November 8th (Fri.) – Referee Meeting, Competitor Orientation

November 9th (Sat.) – 12th World Open Karate Championship (1st Day)

November 10th (Sun.) – 12th World Open Karate Championship (2nd Day)

November 11th (Mon.) – WKO General Assembly Place: Musashino Forest Sport Plaza & Tokyo Dome Hotel/Hotel Grand Palace (Kudanshita)

November 12th (Tue.) – World Karate Seminar 1st Day

November 13th (Wed.) – World Karate Seminar 2nd Day & Grading Exam

November 14th (Thu.) – Seminar participants depart Japan Place: Fuji-Midori no Kyuka Mura


May 2019 Newsletter-Guidance for various applications, application form for competitors (deadline: June 30), attendance confirmation for Branch Chiefs & Contacts (deadline: June 30), application for recommended dan promotions (deadline: June 30)

June 2019 Newsletter-World Karate Seminar & Grading Exam application form (deadline: August 31), media accreditation (deadline: August 31), report of flight schedule (deadline: August 31), Training Request Form (deadline: August 31), JTB Supporters Package (deadline: TBD)

September 2019 Newsletter-Announcement of tournament draw October 2019 Newsletter-Meeting documents, referee list *The above schedule is subject to change, depending on the progression of the preparation work for the series of events


Michael Söderkvist

Country Representative



The official dates of the 12th World Open Championship will be as follows. Date: November 9th-10th (Saturday & Sunday), 2019


Venue: Musashino Forest Sport Plaza https://www.musamori-plaza.com/english

Information | Musashino Forest Sport Plazawww.musamori-plaza.comThe Musashino Forest Sport Plaza was constructed as a major sports base in the Tama area in the west part of Tokyo. It is composed of two buildings, the main arena building and the sub-arena building, in a total area of over 30,000 square meters.

Further details, including the official hotel, seminar schedule & venue, number of competitors for each country/region, will be announced in future Newsletters.