WAKO Pan-American Kickboxing Federation

8º WAKO Pan-American Kickboxing Championship will take place in Corrientes, Argentina between 4 – 7 December, 2014. Corrientes is the capital city of the province of Corrientes, Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Paraná River, about 1,000 km (621 mi) from Buenos Aires and 300 km (186 miles) from Posadas, on National Route 12. It has a population of 328,689 according to the 2001 Census. It lies opposite its twin city, Resistencia, Chaco. The city has in its central part a plain covered with swamps and lakes, where the Matting Del Ibera Natural Reserve, quintessential place for observing large amount of fauna and flora.

The city combines the colonial style buildings with modern design, which blend harmoniously with their characteristic vegetation in the streets and parks.

Corrientes is a city where tourists have the opportunity to shop at charming shops, has great restaurants and pastry shops and can also visit the Casino and splendid touring the Costanera.

The Bride of the Paraná River, is known as the city, tourists toasting the diverse possibilities of comfort, leisure and entertainment that make your stay a happy and enjoyable time.

Detailed Information About the Event:

Completion date: 04 a December 7, 2014
Venue: Estadio Cordoba Club
Catamarca y San Martin
Corrientes – Argentina

Registration: $ 50.00 (fifty dollars), by type
International Registration: $ 100.00 (one hundred dollars) per athlete

Following information from the official hotels below. Both hotels are located 3 blocks from the gym.

Coordination: gimena1974@hotmail.com
Facebook: Gimena Chavez
Cell: (54-3794) 764199
Fixed: (54-3794) 450382

Rates per day per person with breakfast
Single: U $ S 45.00
Double: U $ S 55.00
Triple: U $ S 75.00
Swite: U $ S 80.00

Rates per day per person, with breakfast
Single: U $ S 28.00
Double: U $ S 36.00
Triple: U $ S 43.00
Quadruple: U $ S 53.00
Quint: U $ S 64.00
Sextuple: U $ S 71.00

Note: Reservations and confirmations until November 9. After this date the hotels listed above are subject to availability.

All athletes have the freedom to choose to buy the ticket at the agency you prefer. Indicate the official agency CBKB below:

Montserrat Travel and Tourism
Av Dr. Cândido Motta Filho, 836 – Butantã – São Paulo – SP
Phone / fax: (11) 3766-7973 / 3763-3682
Contact: Andrea Pardini


Enrollment of 2 athletes per country in each category will be allowed *.
* Will be given a certificate of participation for every athlete.
* The master athlete can choose to participate in the adult category also.
* You can participate in all forms of mat.
* You can join only a single type of ring.

Point and Light Contact Fight Male
2 divisions per track
Catg. 1 – Tracks: White to brown
Catg. 2 – Band: Black
57/63/69/74/79/84/89 and + 89 kg

Fight Point and Light Contact (female)
No split tracks
50/55/60/65 and + 65 kg

musical Forms
Male and Female (no split tracks)
With weapons and without weapons

Low Kicks, Full Contact and K1 Rules
2 divisions per track (in males only)
Catg. 1 – Tracks: White to brown
Catg. 2 – Band: Black
51/54/57/60 / 63.500 / 67/71/75/81/86/91 and 91 kg +

Female – no division by range
48/52/56/60/65 and + 65 kg

Fight Point – Male and Female
10-13 years to 1.40 m and 1.40 m above
14-15 years to 1.50 m / m to 1.60 / 1.60 m above
16-17 years to 55/65 / + 65 Kg

Light Contact – Male and Female
14-15 years to 55/65 and + 65 Kg
16-17 years to 55/65 and + 65 Kg

musical Forms
With weapons and without weapons – male and female
Catg. 1 – from 7 to 11 years
Catg. 2 – Of 12 to 15
Catg. 3-16 and 17
There will be no division of Hard and Soft

Master Categories
Point and Light Contact Fight
Male: from 40 to 50 years
65/75/85 and +85 kg

Female: from 36 to 45 years old
Until 50/55/60/65 and + 65 kg

Thursday – Day December 4, 2014
Arrival of all delegations
8:00 to 16:30 – ACCREDITATION
9:00 to 17:00 – OFFICIAL WEIGH
Required the presence of all the presidents / heads of delegation

Friday – Day 5 December 2014
8:00 – Concentration of athletes
9h00 – Home of the competitions of the day
20h00 – Closure planned competitions of the day

Saturday – day December 6, 2014
8:00 – Concentration of athletes
9h00 – OFFICIAL OPENING, with the presence of local and state sports authorities
9:30 a.m. – Home of the competitions of the day
20h00 – Closure planned competitions of the day

Sunday – Day December 7, 2014
8:00 – Concentration of athletes
9h00 – Home of the competitions of the day
15:00 – End of Competition
General awards

Thursday, 04 December 2014 from 09h00 until 17h00.
Athletes must attend the venue with the following documents:
– Official document with photo.
– Updated Medical Certificate (issued within 30 days prior to the event, at most).

The Arbitration Department CBKB soon disclose a list of the invited referees.
The invited referees should confirm the presence until November 9. Thereafter, the CBKB appoint other arbitrators.
The CBKB offer U.S. $ 200.00 (two hundred dollars) per referee, all of which, necessarily, should work in weighing.
Note: The referees scheduled to work at the event, may not engage in any other activity, other than the referee. (You can not be an athlete, coach, assistant, etc.).

The awards ceremony will follow the Olympic System:
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
Bronze Medal

Overall awards by country:
Trophies for the countries first, second and third place

The organization will provide gloves and helmets for all participants.
Other statutory protections are the responsibility of the athletes.
Delegates from each country must submit a declaration in advance of the presentation materials and weapons, as well as their quantities, to present this list to the customs clearance and entry.

1 – Deadline for entering ranked athletes: November 9, 2014.
The state federations should send the registration forms holders athletes confirmed for emails: cbkickboxing@gmail.com paula@cbkb.com.br or until the date above mentioned. Thereafter, the vacancies will be available for booking athletes.

2 – Confirmation of registration
Confirmation of registration will be with the payment of the registration fee in the amount of $ 50.00, by type and payment of the international registration in the amount of $ 100.00 per athlete.

3 – Define what type of accommodation will be used and inform the WAKO Argentina, c / c for CBKB
For it to arrange the booking. We should be paid directly to the organization of the event.

4 – Athletes Reservations
Submissions from 10th to 26th November 2014. CBKB The Climb reserves the athletes, who claim the vacancies or choose them by technical criteria.

By Reşat Onur Er

Reşat Onur Er, is a law graduate from Turkey with LL.M degree. He is involved in kickboxing since 2012. He is Turkish Kickboxing Federation Chairman of Students Committee and Member of Committee on Foreign Relations, WAKO IF  Member of Education/Students Committee WAKO European Kickboxing Federation Member of Students/Educational Committee and is founder of WorldKickboxing.Net. He is a licensed kickboxing athlete who has 7th Dan Dark Brown Belt. He has been working actively for development of kickboxing in Turkey and Africa. He works at Cape Town Iron and Steel Works as a Legal Assistant.

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