National Team Tryouts

This is your opportunity to represent Canada and compete against the best sport martial arts competitors in the world.

In order to compete at the WKC World Karate Championships, competitors must qualify at a regional event. You are then eligible to compete at the Canadian Championships. If you place in the top four at the Canadians you will represent Canada at the World Championships in the fall.

These events are open to all competitors regardless of style, school or affiliation.

Date: May 17, 18 and 19, 2019
Place: Palais des congress de Gatineau – 50 Boulevard Maisonneuve, Gatineau, QC
Hotel:

Best Western Plus Ottawa-Gatineau

131 rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC
The Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa is fortunate to have one of the best locations in the National Capital Region! Located 15 minutes walking distance to the Byward Market downtown Ottawa, the property is situated across the street from the Hull Marina, next to the Alexandra Bridge. It has a spectacular view of the National Gallery of Canada and the Parliament Hill Buildings. Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa is located less than 1km away from the Palais des Congres de Gatineau.

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Four Points Sheraton: SOLD OUT

With a convenient connecting interior walkway to The Palais des Congres, The Four Points Sheraton is immersed right in the heart of downtown Gatineau, where you can explore nearby cuisines, shops, and heritage.

Weigh-in and Registration: Thursday -7:00-9:00pm 

Friday – 8:00am-8:00pm

Saturday – 10:00-11:00

Cost: $60 per event for the first 3.  $30 for every event after the first 3.
Spectators: Free
Rules: The WKC rules will be followed.  Competitors can check rules out online
Judges/Officials meeting: Thursday, May 16 at 7:00pm at Le Palais des Congres
Competition & Start Times: Continuous Point Sparring 

Friday 9:30am – All 14yrs and under

Friday 11:00am – all 15-17yrs and all adults

Forms and Weapons

Friday 1:00pm – All 14yrs and under round 1

Friday 5:00pm all 15-17yrs and Adults round 1

Saturday 9:00am – All 14yrs and under round 2

Saturday 1:00pm all 15-17yrs and all adults round 2

Point Sparring

Saturday 3:00 – All 14yrs and under round 1

Saturday 5:30 – All 15-17yrs and All adults round 1

Sunday 9:00 – All 14yrs and under round 2

Sunday 11:30 – All 15-17yrs and All adults round 2