Bhubaneswar: In a Press meet on Friday, it was announced that, the third edition of the All India Open Karate Championship organised by Utkal Karate School and Sukakie Karate Do Union will commence from 13th January 2012, at Indoor Hall, Sahid Nagar, Bhubaneswar.

Over 500 partcipants including most of the Internationals from about 15 States will participate in this event and will display their skills.

The three day championship which has been recognised and approved by All India Karate Do Federation (AIKF), would feature a total of 50 events in the junior, sub junior and senior category.

The event will be organised under the supervision of Shihan Bharat Sharma, Secretary of All India Karate Do Federation (AIKF), Sensei Lal Darda , Secretary, All India Karate Do Federation (AIKF), Shihan Premjit Sen, Joint Secretary of AIKF, Reverend Kazuo Oda, and refrees and officials of National and International repute.

The event will end on 15th January 2012.