Coaches

Please note that coaches are invited to the coach meetings. Online on Sunday August 27th and at Sokos hotel Torni on Tuesday September 5th at 16.00 – 18.00 hrs. Countries may participate with a maximum of 2 coaches in the coaches meeting on September 5th It is the Coaches’ responsibility to make sure that competitors who are not competing remain in the stands. Competitors found in the competition area when not called in the competition categories will have their ID card withdrawn by the ITF TUI Committee! Coaches must wear a T-shirt/polo shirt or tracksuit jacket with their country name written on the back.

Competition rules

The competition rules, amendments and supplements for the World Championships are available online: www.itftkd.sport/rules/

Weigh-in

The Weigh-in shall take place on Tuesday September 5th, 2023 starting at 9.00 according to the Weigh-in time table per country in the Sokos hotel Torni (Ratapihankatu 43, 33100 Tampere), meeting room Risto-Ukko-Pekka. All competitors must find their own way to be present at the Weigh-in. All competitors must be present at the Weigh-in regardless of the event they compete in. They must also be in possession of a valid identification document (passport, national ID), World Championships 2023 official ID cards and the declaration of consent and data protection.

All competitors must make the weigh-in their ITF approved dobok trousers and T-shirt or polo shirt. 500 grams will be added to the weights indicated in the weight classes to compensate for the clothing. See Appendix 10 implemented in the Official ITF Rules of Competition – Version2022v2. Competitors not making their weight at the 1st attempt will have one (1) hour to present themselves for the 2nd and last attempt. If they don’t make the weight then they shall be removed from the sparring competition category and shall not be allowed to enter any other weight category

Free training facilities

On Sunday September 3rd, Monday September 4th and Tuesday September 5th 2023 free training facilities are available at Sport hall “Nääshalli” (Näsikallionrinne 6, 33210 Tampere, Nääshalli is located underground) according to the following training schedule:

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3rd, 2023

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4th, 2023

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4th, 2023

Sports hall “Nääshalli” is located 1–2 km from competitors’ hotels.
During the competition Warming-up Hall Hall-B (next to competition hall) is available.

Free public transportation

The Organizing Committee of the championships will arrange free transportation for competitors, coaches and umpires to Tampere Exhibition and Sports Center (TESC) in the morning and back to the hotels after the competition day. However, a public transport ticket will be integrated into the competition pass, with which you can travel to the competition venue according to your own schedule. Please see www.nysse.fi/en/tickets-and-fares/event-ticket.html (general info) and reittiopas.tampere.fi (itinirary guide) for more information. The ticket includes the right to travel with Nysse on event days. Always show the QR code to the reader at the bottom of the ticket device each time you travel.

Important dates

August 27th, 2023

Online coach meeting on Sunday August 27th, 2023

September 5th, 2023

The Weigh-in shall take place on Tuesday September 5th, 2023 starting at 9.00 according to the Weigh-in time table per country in the Sokos hotel Torni (Ratapihankatu 43, 33100 Tampere), meeting room Risto-Ukko-Pekka.

September 5th, 2023

The coach meeting on Tuesday September 5th, 2023 at 16.00–18.00 hrs at Sokos hotel Torni.