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AMENDMENT to RULES 17 April 2016

USAGE OF WKO NAME and LOGO

  • All paid up members have the right to use the WKO Logo in advertising providing its states clear A MEMBER OF to avoid any confusion that the activities being promoted are not actual WKO entities or asset related relinquishing WKO from liability.
  • All WKO members may apply to hold a WKO tournament or event through the national representative who has full authority to issue permission without applying to the International Hombu.
  • In Countries where there is no National Representative then permission must be issued in writing from the International Hombu.
  • In Japan, all permission is applied through WKO Japan.
  • No Tournament may be listed as a WKO sanctioned tournament unless the following rules are applied:
  1. WKO rules are followed as stipulated on the world-kumite.org website since 2008
  2. Permission must be received in writing from either the National WKO Representative or where there is no National Representative then the application must be approved by the WKO International Hombu.
  3. Any adaptation to the rules must be approved by the WKO rules committee
  4. If the tournament is a local tournament organized by a local Dojo or group, then the formula for naming is as follows:
  • Tournament Name (Name must not use the WKO letters or World Kumite Org name as the title). The words “Sanctioned by the WKO” may be used under the Title.
  • If the tournament is a WKO Selection, Regional or National Tournament organized by a National Representative there are no Naming restrictions
  • If it is a poster for advertising the dojo or local event than the formula is as follows
  1. Member of WKO and logo
  • All WKO members that hold a WKO ID card have the right to wear the WKO logo on the sleeve of their Dogi.
  • All Shihans 5th Dan upward that Hold a WKO ID card may represent the WKO by wearing a Cream Blazer with the Logo embroidered in the pocket.
  • All Ranks Sensei and below that hold an ID card or the WKO have the right to wear a Navy Blue Blazer with the WKO logo on pocket.
  • All WKO dojos have the right to issue WKO tee shirts and use the logo on memorabilia.

CAMPS and SEMINARS

  • The WKO encourages regions to hold seminars sanctioned by the WKO, however, the rules need to be followed to prevent the abuse of this privilege
  • All paid up members have the right to use the WKO Logo in advertising providing its states clear A MEMBER OF to avoid any confusion that the activities being promoted are not actual WKO entities or asset related relinquishing WKO from liability.
  • All WKO members may apply to hold a WKO camp or seminar through the national representative who has full authority to issue permission without applying to the International Hombu.
  • In Countries where there is no National Representative, then permission must be issued in writing from the International Hombu.
  • In Japan, all permission is applied through WKO Japan.
  • No camp or Seminar may be listed as a WKO sanctioned unless the following rules are applied:
  1. WKO rules are followed as stipulated on the world-kumite.org website since 2008
  2. Permission must be received in writing from either the National WKO Representative or where there is no National Representative then the application must be approved by the WKO International Hombu.
  3. All WKO members in the regions must be Invited regardless of political preference.
  4. If the camp or seminar is a local event organized by a local Dojo or group then the formula for naming is as follows:
  • Camp or Seminar Name (Name must not use the WKO letters or World Kumite Org name as the title) The words “Sanctioned by the WKO” may be used under the Title.
  • If the Camp or Seminar is a Regional or National event organized by a National Representative, there are no Naming restrictions.
  • If the event is a WKO national event and a Shihan or WKO representative is invited to attend from The WKO Hombu or Japan then Airfare and accommodation are to be paid by the organizer, unless the Region distributes more than 800 WKO ID cards per year (collective), then the Air Ticket is covered by WKO Hombu and all other expenses by the organizer

We understand that some of the amendments to rules are strict, however, they are there to protect the intellectual property of the WKO and create a working structure for the WKO internationally.

Hombu Dojo

14/4/2016

  • Member of WKO and logo

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