14th international tournament MINSK OPEN – SANKER CUP 2018 (updated October 3, 2018)

SANKER_CUP_2017Poster of the tournament

On behalf of the SANKER CUP Organizing Committee, we have the honor to invite You to the 14th International Karate Tournament "MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP".

Tournament will be held at October 12-13, 2018 in the one of the best European sports complex "Minsk-Arena".

Registration for SANKER CUP 2018 will be available from September 1 at Sportdata and our site.

Mandates Commission and Referee seminar on the WKF karate rules will be held October 12, 2018 at"Victoria Olimp Hotel" (★★★★) (location):

The tournament is officially a part of the program of the festival "Japan Autumn in Belarus", conducted by the Japan Embassy in the Republic of Belarus. A letter about the inclusion of the tournament in the festival program (Russian only) is available below.

Information on rules of visa-free travel available at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus website. The rules introduce the visa-free entry through the border checkpoint at the Minsk National Airport and the visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 30 days for the citizens of 74 states.

The information concerning hotel booking, transfer, excursions you can get from the official partner of competitions – "Time Voyage" LTD (address: 2, Tolbukhina St. Business center TIME, office 1317, Minsk 220012, Republic of Belarus, contact person: Veronika, mobile phone: +375 29 345 95 07, e-mail: sanker-cup@t-v.by). Offers on accomodation are available here.

Event SANKER CUP 2018 at Facebook and Google+.

Invitation to the SANKER CUP 2018 and the Regulations of the tournament (Russian only) are available below (here).

The scheme of the competition area at "Minsk-Arena" velodrome is also available below.

SANKER CUP - is the one of the largest karate (WKF) competition in Eastern Europe. Western and Eastern teams traditionally take part in.

In the previous years SANKER CUP have given a good reception to karateka’s from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

We will be glad to see You and Your team in Minsk on our event!

With best regards, Pavel Piatsko - Chairman of Association "Minsk Karate Federation".


Invitation to the Minsk Open - Sanker Cup 2018
Regulations (in Russian):

Sanker Cup 2018 Regulations
Japan Embassy letter (in Russian):

Japan Embassy letter

You can also download invitation here and regulations (Russian only) here.

Velodrome schema:

Velodrome Schema

Organizing Committee contacts:

Online registration on 14th international tournament MINSK OPEN - SANKER CUP 2018

Sanker Cup

Online-registration for the Minsk Open - SANKER CUP 2018 will be available from September 1 to October 9, 2018 at our site or Sportdata.

If you have never registered on www.sportdata.org or are having difficulties with registration, please check out the video tutorials (video in English, a brief descriptions of the registration process with the illustrations in Russian are given here - instructions were written few years ago, but has not lost relevance, scroll page down to the mark "КРАТКАЯ ИНСТРУКЦИЯ:", to view images in full size it is necessary to click on them).

If you do not have time to register your team until October 9, but would like to participate in the tournament - please contact the Organizing Committee

Questions relating to the necessity of registration athletes in the older age categories without fail should be coordinated with the Organizing Committee of the tournament. You will not be able to register such athlete in the senior age category - only Secretary of the tournament can do this (after agreement). To avoid confusion, please do not change the date of birth of the athletes.

Organizing Committee contacts:

If you don't see a registration form from sportdata.org, please click this link.

SANKER CUP 2018 - offers on accomodation from "Time Voyage" LTD


Dear colleagues!

"Time Voyage" LTD offers you the following accommodation options in Minsk for the dates of the Tournament:

  1. Accommodation at the hotel "Sport Time Hotel" (★★) (location):
    • bed in a four-bed room with breakfast - $ 25.
    • bed in a triple room with breakfast - $ 30.
    • bed in a double room with breakfast - $ 35.
    • single room with breakfast - $ 35.
  2. Размещение в гостинице "Slavyanskaya" (★★★) (место расположения):
    • bed in a double room with breakfast - $ 30.
    • single room with breakfast - $ 50.
  3. Accommodation at the hotel "Victoria Olimp Hotel" (★★★★) (location):
    • single room with breakfast – 81$.
    • double room with breakfast – 108$.
    • Studio room with breakfast – 123 $ (Single use), – 138 $ (Double use).
    • Lux room – 109 $ (Single use), – 124$ (Double use).

More information in the attached file.

Offers on accomodation:

You can download offers on accomodation here.

Organizing Committee contacts: