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.

2024 National Team Tryouts
DateMay 17-19th, 2024
City:Ottawa, Ontario
Hotel:Hampton Inn by Hilton Ottawa Airport (2869 Gibford Drive, Ottawa ON)
Hotel Reservation:SOLD OUT!
Secondary Hotel:Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Airport (2881 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, ON)
Secondary Hotel ReservationSOLD OUT!
Third Hotel:Homewood Suites Ottawa Airport
Third Hotel Reservations:To book at the Homewood Suites Ottawa Airport, here are your booking options:
Call the hotel directly (613-422-3678) and provide dates and block code WKC. You can book online on our website. Enter your city and dates and the special rate code WKC.
They have 10 Stuidio Rooms with King Bed and a pull-out couch for $209.00 CAD. They have 10 Accessbile Studio Rooms with King Bed and a pull out couch for $209.00 CAD.
The cut off date is April 16, 2024.
Complimentary Hot Breakfast served (Weekdays 6 AM – 9:30 AM / Weekends 7 AM – 10 AM)
Complimentary Evening Social served on Wednesdays 5 PM – 7 PM
Complimentary Airport shuttle (Weekdays 5 AM – 11 PM / Weekends 6 AM – 11 PM) available upon request
Complimentary Parking, Wi-Fi, coffee in room and 48 hour cancelation policy.
Fourth: Hotel:Sandman Signature Ottawa Airport Hotel
250 West Hunt Club Rd.
Fourth Hotel Reservations:To book call 613-216-7263 or email
The rate code is 2405KARATE
Venue:Nepean Sportsplex Yzerman Arena ( 1701 Woodroffe ave, Nepean, ON)
Weigh-in & Registration:Thursday May 16, 6:00pm to 8:00 pm Homewood suites by Hilton 3605 Paul Anka Dr.
Friday May 17, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Nepean Sportsplex Yzerman arena 1701 Woodroffe Ave.
Saturday May 18, 9:00 am to noon Nepean Sportsplex Yzerman arena 1701 Woodroffe Ave
Start Times:Continuous point sparring:
Friday May 17, 10:00 am all -10 yrs, 11-12 yrs 13-14 yrs.
11:00am all 15-17 yrs and adults
Kata and weapons:
Round 1: Friday May 17, 12:00pm -10 yrs, 11-12 yrs, 13-14 yrs.
3:30pm 15-17 yrs and adults
Round 2: Saturday May 18, 9:00 am -10 yrs, 11-12 yrs 13-14 yrs
12:30pm 15-17 yrs, all adults
Point Sparring:
Round 1: Saturday May 18, 3:30 pm -10 yrs, 11-12 yrs, 13-14 yrs
5:30 pm 15-17 yrs, all adults
Round 2: Sunday May 19, 9:00am -10 yrs, 11-12 yrs, 13-14yrs
11:00am 15-17yrs, all adults.
Cost:$70 for each of the first 3 divisions then $40 per division
Tournament Set-Up:TBD
Ring Assignments:TBD
Rules:The WKC Rules will be followed. Competitors can check WKC rules.
Judges/Officials Meeting:TBD
Referee Clinic:TBD