Bogu Cup 2019

June 27 - 30 2019 | Gatineau Sports Center

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About the 2019 Bogu Cup

2019 Chito-Ryu Bogu Cup

June 27 - 30 2019

This year, the Chito-Ryu Bogu Cup Karate Championships will be held in the beautiful province of Quebec, Canada, from June 27th to June 30th 2019.

This tournament will be open to all participants ages 7 years old 10 months and up and it will include kata, team kata, kumite, and team kumite competitions.

All skill levels are welcome, from novice right up to world-class level participants. The 2019 Chito-Ryu Bogu Cup Karate Championships offer an opportunity you don't want to miss!


Welcome to all the instructors, referees, participants, parents and volunteers who will make the next Bogu Cup taking place from June 27 to 30, 2019 in Gatineau, Quebec, 20 minutes from Ottawa, a success and an unforgettable experience.

This tournament of the World Federation of Chito-Ryu Karate-do allows people who share the discipline, philosophy and values ​​of Chito-Ryu of O-Sensei Chitose to perpetuate by our great Master, Sensei Higashi a pledge of respect and loyalty. It is an opportunity to meet people from the Chito-Ryu family under the direction of Sensei Higashi and senior officers of our style (Kyoshi and Renshi) who work together to maintain the unity of all of us and to work to improve the style by maintaining the tradition and the foundations of this wonderful complete style in terms of effective techniques, warrior spirit, philosophy of this martial art.

The website is ready to take your reservations for the tournament that is friendly and family friendly. Accommodation reservations are also available, but more are coming.

The organization of the event is to complete some aspects, such as the activities to do during your visit, the meals on the site, the banquet, etc.

During this event, we will highlight the achievement of our great Master for his 10th Dan, Hanshi, but above all the man. A humble man who works tirelessly to add value to our style and is surrounded by high quality people.

The organization to innovate by creating a reduced rate for the 15 years and under for the first day of the tournament and each of our young participants who will not be ranked in the top 3 to receive a trophy will receive a medallion for their bravery and participation.

Please do not hesitate to contact the organization of the event on the website for any questions, suggestions and advice. Your contribution matters, because it’s a tournament for all of us.

Regularly check the site to learn new things and surprise !

Respectively and sportingly

Martin Grégoire, president Chito-Ryu Quebec, organizing member responsible for the Bogu Cup 2019


Rules and Regulations

This years World Chito-Ryu Bogu Championships will be following modified WKF rules

1) Safety Equipment :
In addition to WKF approved hand, shin, and groin protection, all athletes, regardless of division or age, will also be required to wear bogu armour.

2) Scoring :
All WKF regular scoring criteria will be applied, with the exception that all points awarded will be one (1) point (ippon),
and all matches will go to a maximum of three (3) points.

3) Elimination :
All matches, consisting of kata, team kata, kumite, and team kumite, will all be double elimination.

4) Kata :
All kata performed will be Chito-Ryu kata.


We are looking for several volunteers to assist during the weekend of the tournament.
Positions include:

1) Time keeper / Score keeper
2) Table attendants
3) First Aid
4) Ring setup / breakdown (before and after tournament)
5) Athlete Marshals

If you are interested in helping out, please send us an email by filling out the contact form below.
Please provide your contact
information and in the subject line state “Volunteer!”.
We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

June 27 - 30 2019 | Gatineau Sports Center


# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Welcome 8:30am - 5:30pm Registration desk (open)
2 Kumite clinic With Sensei Germain Bisson2:00pm - 3:30pm 30$
3 Referee clinic With Sensei Don Mazerolle4:00pm - 6:00pm 30$
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Opening ceremony Each province with its flag9:00am - 9:30am -
2 Kids Up to 17 years old10:00am - 5:00pm -
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Reception 8:00am - 9:00am Registration desk (open)
2 Adults competitions 18 years+9:00am - 5:00pm -
# Topic Speaker Time Hall
1 Clinic With Sensei Higashi9:00am - 12:00pm 30$


For the ceremony, participants, coaches, officials, visitors: be on the site at 8:30.


Beginners = white and yellow belts

Intermediates = orange and green belts

Advanced = blue and brown belts




  • Men, Women
  • Beginners, intermediate, advanced
  • Age : 7.10-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16 years old +

Team kata (3 participants)

  • Men, Women, or mix
  • Kyu, Yudansha
  • Age : 15 years old and -, 16 years old +


  • Kyu
  • Men, Women
  • Débutants, intermédiaires, avancés
  • Age : 7.10-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-17, 18+, 35-45, 45+
  • Black Belts 18+
  • Mens : -75 kg, +75 kg
  • Women : -58 kg, +58 kg
  • 35-45
  • Men, Women
  • Open of weight and belt               
  • 45 +
  • Men, Women
  • Open of weight and belt  

Team Kumite

  • Open for 16 years old and +
  • Mens 3 + 1
  • Women 3 + 1
  • Advanced twin and black categories

The organizers reserve the right to match categories according to the number of participants.


Athlete registration and clinic costs

1 event

85 $
  • 18 y.o. and +

1 event

65 $
  • 17 y.o. and -

2 events

115 $
  • 18 y.o. and +

2 events

95 $
  • 17 y.o. and -

3-4 events

130 $
  • 18 y.o. and +

3-4 events

110 $
  • 17 y.o. and -

Event Registration And Spectator Tickets

Register today to take part in this great event.

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