Athletes will be allocated World Ranking points based on where they finish in the Open multiplied by the grading of the competition. The World Ranking points athletes earn at the Austrian Open will then dictate where they are seeded at subsequent competitions, including the 10th WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Lima, Peru on 29 September – 02 October 2016.
The World Championships will be assigned a G-8 ranking and provide athletes with an opportunity to earn the highest number of ranking points of any competition. All WTF Poomsae World Ranking competitions will implement a single elimination competition system in accordance with the WTF Poomsae Competition Rules.
Ranking points across the WTF Poomsae Competitions will be allocated as follows: