Traditional Karate


The XX World Traditional Karate Championship will be held from December 2nd to 8th at the PUCPR Gymnasium in Curitiba-PR Brazil with a set of activities, namely: V Interclubs World Cup, technical and arbitration courses, scientific congresses, meetings of the University of Traditional Karate and the Technical and Administrative Committee, Continental Assemblies and General Assembly.

The registration for the World Championship can be done on December 3rd from 9 am to 8 pm,  on the 4th from 9 am to 4 pm and on the 5th from 9 am to 1 pm at the event secretary. The technical congress will be held on the December 5th at 4pm. All activities will be held on the PUCPR campus.

The World Championship aims to bring together the best athletes, referees and coaches of traditional karate at a global level and enable a high level event to happen. Another objective is technical exchange and integration among people. Traditional karate, as a practice of human development, also aims to develop peace and global harmony.


Official Categories

(14 – 15 years old / born in 2005 and 2004)

A. Cadets

B. Juniors

(16 – 17 years old / born in 2002 and 2003)


C. Youths

(18 – 21 years old / born in 2001, 2000, 1999 and 1998)

D. Seniors

(22 – 49 years old / born in 1997 - 1970)

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Experimental Categories


E. Veterans I

(50 – 56 years old / born in 1969 - 1963)

F. Veterans II

(57 – 62 years old / born in 1962 - 1957)

G. Veterans III

(63 years old and (+) / born in 1958 and [-])

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