The highlight of the year is getting closer. Just eight more days to register for the annual Open European Amateur Shooto Championships, which will be held in the Wittumhalle in Reutlingen (Germany). As we receive a lot of inquiries and questions about the event, we want to provide some information about it.
1. You DON’T need to be a member of Shooto to participate in this event
2. It doesn’t matter which nationality the athlete has
3. Every martial arts school can send fighters to the event. We will have Juniors (female and male 15-17 years of age), Female (above 18 years of age) and Men (above 18 years of age) Divisons in the competition.
4. Official registration is only available via Smoothcomp. Payment has to be done befor registration closes, otherwise the athlete cannot compete.
5. All finalists qualify for the All Japan Amateur Shooto Championships on September 29th in Odawara (Japan)
6. All results will be added to the European Amateur Shooto Rankings
7. All fighters and coaches will get free entrance to the Night Show “SHOOTO KINGS VIII: Samurai Spirit” where all finals in every division will be held.
8. Protective gear will be supplied by the promoter. Every athlete has to bring his own mouthpiece and groincup.
All information about this event is visible on the official registration page on Smoothcomp. You can view the latest official Shooto Rules here on the Website of Shooto Europe.
A delegation of the Japan Shooto Association and the International Shooto Commission from Japan will be attending this event.