Karate related events

All events are listed based on previous years’ information. Dates, month, venue, etc. might change without notice. Events are listed as an information only. Please check regularly as we will update as soon as we are informed of event details.

Year Month Dates Event name Venue Organizer
TBA 4th Okinawa Karate Acadmy Okinawa Karate Kaikan Seminar Room Okinawa Prefecture Culture, Tourism, Sport Department, Karate Promotion Unit
2024 Mar 29th (Fri) - 2025 Mar 31st (Mon) Okinawa Karate Kaikan Special Exhibition Touring Exhibition Okinawa Karate Kaikan Lobby Okinawa Prefecture Culture, Tourism, Sport Department, Karate Promotion Unit
2024 May 19 th (Sun) All Okinawa Karatedo Championship Tournament Union Desukara Dome Ginowan Byakuren Kaikan Okinawa Tournament Organizing Comittee
2024 May 25th (Sat) - 27th (Mon) Prefectural SHS Comprehensive Athletic Meet Karatedo Competition Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Athletics Federation
2024 June 1st (Sat) Four-district (Kunigami, Nakagami, Naha, Shimajiri) Joint Karate Competition for Junior Hight School Students Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 June 1st (Sat) Yaeyama District Junior High School Summer Tournament Ishigaki Second Junior High School Okinawa Prefecture Junior High Suchool Physical Culture Association
2024 June (th (Sat) Pref. Youth Sports Exchange Karate Tournament  Prefectural Budokan Arena Building Okinawa Prefecture Sports Association
2024 June 9th (Sun) 43nd Okinawa Karatedo Championship and National Preliminary Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 June 22nd (Sat) Karate Competition of Okinawa Pref. Junior High School Physical Culture Association  Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 Jul 7th (Sun) The 4th challenged person karate event Okinawa Karate Kaikan Association of parents of graduates from schools for special needs
2024 Jul 21st (Sun) The 36th Okinawa Times Karatedo Junior Tournament Okinawa Prefectural Budokan Okinawa Times Newspaper
2024 Jul. 24 th (Wed) - 27th (Sat) The 9th WORLD BUDO SAI 2023 OKINAWA Okinawa Kenritsu Budokan The International Okinawan Goju-ryu Karatedo Federation 
2025 April (TBA) Festival of the Origin of Dragon Boat Race Tomigusuku Castle ruin park Tomigusuku dragon boat association
2024 Aug 1st (Thu) - Sep 9th (Mon) Okinawa Karate Kaikan Special Exhibition  The Propagation of Okinawa Karate Touring Exhibition Ginowan City Museum Okinawa Prefecture Karate Promotion
2024 Dec. TBA Uruma Wakashishi Cup Uruma City Gushikawa Gymnasium Tournament executive committee
2024 Aug 3rd (Sat.)- 4th (Sun) 2024 Okinawa Traditional Kobudo World Toranament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Pref. Kobudo
2024 August 8th (Thu) ~ 12 (Mon) THE 2nd Okinawa Karate 2024 World Junior Tournament Okinawa Convention Center Okinawa Pref. Culture, Tourism, Sports Department, Karate Promotion Unit
TBA Oshukai Summer Seminar 2024 TBA World Oshukai Okinawa Shorin-Ryu Karatedo Kobudo Federation
2024 Aug. 14 (Wed) Summer Vacation Research Project Okinawa Karate Experience in Ginowan City Ginowan CIty Museum 2nd Floor Laboratory Okinawa Prefecture Culture, Tourism, Sport Promotion Dept
2024 Aug 17th (Sat) - 18th (Sun) The 50th Goju-kai Karatedo National Tournament Okinawa Pref. budoukan Goju-ryu Karatedo Kusuikai
2024 Aug. 24th (Sat) Okinawa Karatedo Federation All Japan Karatedo Championship Preliminary Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 Sep 7th (Sat) - 8th (Sun) Okinawa Pre. Karatedo 3rd. Junior Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
2024 Sep 14th (Sat)-15th (Sun) 3rd Shureido Open Friendship karatedo tournament Okinawa Pref. Budokan Shureido Open Friendship Karatedo Tournament Executive Comittee
2024 Sep 28th (Sat) Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Tournament for High School Students Urasoe High School Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
2024 Sep 29th (Sun) The 11th Okinawa Prefecture Kobudo Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 September TBA Uechi-ryu Per-age Kata Tournament TBA Okinawa Prefecture Uechi-ryu Karatedo Federation
2024 October 12th (Sat) - 14th (Mon) Naha Giant Tug of War (Karate demonstration) Naha City Conservation Society of Naha Giant Tug of War
2024 TBA OKINAWA ROOKIE CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT TBA WKO World Kumite Organization JAPAN
2023 October (TAB) Okinawa Prefecture SHS Rookie Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture SHS Athletics Federation
2024 Oct 20th (Sun) Shorin-ryu Seibukkan 62nd Anniversary Commemorative Demonstration Okinawa Civic Center Large Hall International Okinawa 
2024 Oct 21st (Mon) - 24th (Thu) 2nd annual International Koryu Uchinadi Gasshuku Okinawa Karate Kaikan International Ryukyu Karate Society
2024 October 25th (Fri) “Day of Karate” Tribiute Demonstration Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture, Prefectural Coucil, Okinawa Dento Karatedo Shinkokai
2024 October 27th (Sun) “Day of Karate” Special Demonstration - Outside Demonstration Kokusai Dori, Naha Okinawa Dento Karate Do Shinkokai
2024 Nov 1st (Fri.) - 3rd (Sun) The Monument of Honor Celebration Event for Founder Shoshin Nagamine Okinawa Karate Kakian world Matsubayashi-ryu Karate Association
2024 Nov 2nd (Sat) - 4th (Mon) Karatedo Rookie Tournament for high school students TBA Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
2024 November 9th (Sat) Okinawa Prefecture Junior High School Rookie Karate Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 November 23rd (Sat) The 76th Prefectural Sports Festival Karate Competition Okinawa Pref. Budokan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2024 TBA Goju-kai Youth Karatedo Kobudo Tournament TBA Okinawa Karatedo Goju-kai
2024 Nobember 16th (Sat) - 17th (Sun) Okinawa Traditional Kudo and Kobudo Tournament for Boys and Girls in 2023 Okinawa Prefectural Budokan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Rengokai
2025 Jan. 19th (Sun) The 4th World Ryukyu Kobudo Championship Okinawa Karate Kaikan Practical Kobudo Federation Ryuseikai
2024 December 22nd (Sun) 14th Youth Karatedo Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Uechi-ryu Karatedo Rengokai
2024 December TBA The 19th Taishinkan Karatedo Tournament TBA Okinawa Karatedo Shorin-ryu Taishinkan Association
2024 December TBA The 13th Senior High School Demonstration TBA Okinawa Shogaku Senior High School
2024  TBA The fourth Okinawa Karate Academy Okinawa Karate Kaikan Seminar Room Okinawa Prefecture Section
2025 January 12th (Sun) Pref. Budokan New Year’s Beginning of Training Okinawa Pref. Budokan Okinawa Prefecture Martial Arts Liaison Council
2025 Feb. 16th(Sun) All Okinawa Karatedo Championship Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Zen Okinawa Karatedo Renmei
2025 Feburary 1st (Sat) Prefectural High School Spring Tournament Okinawa Prefectural Maehara High School Okinawa Prefectural High School Federation of Karate Clubs
2025 Feb. (TBA) Junior High School Demonstration TBA Okinawa Shogaku Senior High School
2025March TBA Okinawa Pref. Uechi-ryu 12th Youth Tournament TBA Okinawa Uechi-ryu Karatedo Federation
2025 March TBA The 10th Churashima SHS Tournament TBA Okinawa Prefecture SHS Athletics Federation
2025 March 2 (Sun) 40th Kenkuren Demonstration Tournament, 19th Prefectural Team Kumite Tournament Okinawa Pref. Budoukan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2025 Mar 16th (Sun) All Kyushu Masters Tournament Okinawa Karate Kaikan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation
2025 April TBA University Student Tournament TBA Okinawa Pref. University Karate Federation
2024 April (TBA) Senior High School Spring Tournament TBA Okinawa Prefecture SHS Athletics Federation
2025 May TBA Naha dragon boat race festival Naha Aja Port Naha Haarii executive committee
2025 May TBA The 21st Okinawa Youth Karatedo Champs Okinawa Prefectural Budokan Okinawa Prefecture Karatedo Federation