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Welcome to
Ikaalinen Open 2023

Competitions over – thank you everyone!

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Please register for sparring competition categories using the newer TPSS website.
Registration period deadline for sparring is Saturday April 29th, 2023.

Saturday May 6th, 2023
08:30 – 08:45 Referee meeting
08:45 – 09:00 Head of Team meeting
09:00 – 12:00 Sparring, Kids’ / Amateurs Series
12:30 – 12:45 Random weigh-in, League Series (D1, C1, B1 and R1) 
13:00 – 19:00 Sparring, League Series

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch break

The organizers reserve the right to any changes.

C1 Female -37: Vaittinen Adalmiina
C1 Female -51: Pajatsalo Pihla
C1 Male -53: Hartikainen Peetu
B1 Male -63: Benjamin Iles
D1 Female -40: Vivian Enda
R1 Female -46: Tammila Ida
B1 Female -68: Hietanen Heta

Official weigh-in on Friday May 5th, 2023 at 18:00-20:00 at the competition location.

Any requests for remote weigh-in locations should be sent to the competition general director Hanna Luiro by the end of April 28th, 2023.

Remote weigh-ins must be carried out on May 5th, 2023 between 18:00-20:00. The results should be sent immediately afterwards by email to ottelu@ikaalinenopen.fi

Yong Taekwondon sali
Address: Kauppatie 4, Eura
Time: 18:00-19:00
Contact person: Erik Pohjonen, +358 40 704 7918

HNMKY Taekwondo
Address: Vuorikatu 19 (8th floor), 00100 Helsinki
Time: 18:30-19:30
Contact person: Elmer Nordberg, +358 50 522 6199

Porin Taekwondo ry
Address: Antinkatu 25, 28100 Pori
Time: 18:00-20:00
Contact person: Ilkka Blomqvist, +358 40 0176 724

Tampereen Kumgang Taekwondo Center ry
Address: Pispalan valtatie 91, 33270 Tampere
Time: 18:00-19:00
Contact person: Tuula Luoto, +358 44 237 8391

Kamppailukeskus Budokwai
Address: Uhrilähteenkatu 2, 20250 Turku
Time: 16:00-17:00
Contact person: Maika Gröhn-Tammila, +358 40 7501675

Eurowon – taekwondosali
Address: Kauppakatu 3, 40100 Jyväskylä
Time: 18:00-20:00:
Contact person: Eero Viinikainen, +350 40 770 9798

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Please register for patterns competition categories using the newer TPSS website.
Registration period deadline for forms is Saturday April 29th, 2023.

Patterns’ pairs and groups with members from more than one club are registered by email to tatu.iivanainen@taekwondo.fi.

08:30 – 08:45 Referee meeting
08:45 – 09:00 Head of Team meeting
09:00 – 19:00 Competitions

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch break

The organizers reserve the right to any changes.

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Please register for breaking competition categories by email to timo.jansson@tkjacademy.fi. Registration period deadline for breaking is Saturday April 29th, 2023 Friday May 5th until 3PM.

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch break

Category Order
All series JN, AK, SN (girls, boys, women, men)
12:00 – 12:45 Registration
12:45 – 13:00 Rules
13:00 – 14:00 High Jump Kick Breaking
14:00 – 14:30 Knife Hand Breaking
14:30 – 15:00 Side Kick / Back Kick Breaking
15:00 – 15:45 Fist Breaking
about 16:00 Awards ceremony

Awards ceremony will be right after the breaking competition.

The competition follows the Finnish Taekwondo Federation’s guidelines for breaking. For further information regarding the competition rules, please contact the competition referee director timo.jansson@tkjacademy.fi or see the translated (English) rules.

The organizers reserve the right to any changes.


InBody measurement

Body composition measurement with the reliable and accurate 770 device.

The measurement results will be reviewed in their entirety and in detail

  • Total weight and muscle mass, amount of fat tissue, body fluid balance

– Visceral fat, fat percentage, weight control goal, basal metabolism, body mass index

Why InBody measurement (in Finnish)? Regular monitoring will help you stay aware of your body changes!

The measurement is 25€/person and will only take a few minutes.

Jussi Rintamäki, tel. +358 50 372 1887

Huoltamo Gym -mainos K-marketin sisäänkäynnillä.


Valkean Ruusun Areenan reilun sadan metrin päässä sijaitsevan K-marketin tiloissa toimiva Huoltamo Gym tarjoaa tilansa kilpailijoiden lämmittelykäyttöön.

Huoltamo Gym (operates in the premises of K-market) is located just over a hundred meters from Valkean Ruusun Areena, offers its space for competitors to do their warm up!

Address: Vanha Tampereentie 18-20, 39500 Ikaalinen
Entry: Enter the numeric code 0773

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Traffic control will be organized for the competition day. Parking is free.

The parking area (P2) can be found at the beginning of road Koulupolku, where the old sports center (Ikaalisten vanha liikuntahalli) is located. The area (P3) is located behind the old sports center and the area (P1) is next to the Arena where the competition is held.

Please note that the marked handicapped parking spaces are located at the main entrance of Valkea Ruusun Areena and on the Vanhan Tampereentie side.

A paid electric charging point can be found in the parking area on the Vanhan Tampereentie side (address: Vanha Tampereentie 28).