Tentative Participant (Most Eligible)
Female Kumite -50kg
Female Kumite -55kg
Female Kumite -61kg
Female Kumite -68kg
Female Kumite +68kg
Male Kumite -60kg
Male Kumite -67kg
Male Kumite -75kg
Male Kumite -84kg
Male Kumite +84kg
Each athlete must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible.
- United States Citizen and able to obtain a US Passport.
- Born between January 1, 1995 and December 31, 2002.
- Have taken at least one 3-credit course towards a degree or diploma within the last year before the championships. Incoming freshman and transfers are eligible. The standard is that the athlete must be “progressing towards a degree”
USA Karate and BTIE agree to adhere to all NCAA (or NAIA, NJCAA), USIUSF, and FISU regulations necessary in participating in the championships.
Athlete to declare participation by TBD - Payment due by TBD. Please notify Elizabeth Sottile in the national office via email email@example.com and include proof of eligibility.
USA Karate is allowed 1 athlete in each of the individual WKF Categories
The selection will be based on Highest seat in:
Sr National Team Seats 1-4
Jr National Team 18-20 Seats 1-4
Jr National Team 16-17 Seats 1-4 (Kata only)
Sr National Team athletes who competed at the January 2020 Team Trial (Not in top 4)
Competition information can be found at https://www.fisu.net/sports/karate
Cost will be: $1000 + airfare
$335 per athlete for processing and registration fees
$465 per athlete for 6 days lodging, meals and ground transportation to competition venue
$200 per athlete for coach and official support
Athlete responsible for airfare
Includes all processing and registration fees by BTIE and includes Athletes’ Village housing, for 6 nights arriving Tuesday, November 3 and Departing Monday, November 9.
Random drug testing may be done on the athletes. All athletes that win a medal will be tested. The tests are done by WADA and positive results can affect NCAA, NAIA, or NJCAA eligibility.