The 2013 Kata World Championships are scheduled for Kyoto, Japan, in October and the following teams have been selected to compete:
Nage no Kata: Karl Tamai-Diane Jackson, Nicolas Lum-Darcy Kagawa
Katame no Kata: Kerry Forster-Kirsten Weisbeck, Theodore Schwalm-Brent (Bruno) Smith
Ju-no-Kata: Kevin Hobbs-William Brownlowe
Goshin-Jutsu: Heiko Rommelmann-Jeff Giunta, Nicole Leung-Doug Tono
Claudia Smith will serve as a kata judge at this pinnacle tournament for kata, the practice and competition of judo forms.