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THE11th WORLD KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

2015.10.21
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Due to unseen circumstances, the schedule might be changed without any
notice.
October 31 (Saturday)
9:00 Stadium doors open
9:30 Opening Ceremony
1. Opening drum (by Branch Chief Toshiki Kinami)
2. Marching in of Competitors
3. Hoisting of flags
4. Opening Speech by Tournament Executive
Committee Chairman
(Kenji Midori, WKO President)
5. Competitor oath (by Yuji Shimamoto 2nd Dan)
6. Marching out of Competitors
10:00 Men 1st round (36 bouts)
Women 1st round (11 bouts)
Men 2nd round (64 bouts)
Women 2nd round (16 bouts)
Men 3rd round (32 bouts)
20:30 Closing drum (by Branch Chief Toshiki Kinami)

November 1 (Sunday)
9:00 Stadium doors open
10:00 Men 4th round (16 bouts)
    Women 3rd round (16 bouts)
12:00 Opening Ceremony
1. Opening drum (by Branch Chief Toshiki Kinami)
2. Marching in of Competitors
3. Hoisting of flags
4. Opening Speech by Tournament Director
(Seiko Noda, a Member of the House of Representatives)
5. Opening Speech by Tournament Executive Committee Chairman
(Kenji Midori, WKO President)
6. Referee and Rule Explanation
7. Marching out of Competitors
12:40 Introduction of Competitors (Men & Women) / Tameshiwari (Men only)
13:10 Men 5th round (8 bouts)
14:10 Women quarterfinals / Men quarterfinals (8 bouts)
15:30 Demonstration (Enbu) by Children
Donation to Marrow Bank
16:00 Women semi-finals / Men semi-finals (4 bouts)
16:40 Women 3rd place fight-off / Men 3rd place fight-off (2 bouts)
17:00 Women final
17:20 Special Demonstration
(Norichika Tsukamoto 3rd Dan/The 6th & 10th World Champion )
17:40 Men final
18:00 Closing Ceremony
1. Entry of prize winners & Awarding Ceremony
2. Closing speech by Tournament Director
(Seiko Noda, a Member of the House of Representatives)
3. Closing speech by Tournament Executive Committee Chairman
(Kenji Midori, WKO President)
4. Lowering of flags and closing drum (by Branch Chief Toshiki
Kinami)
19:00 End of Tournament (expected)


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