The first International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships for athletes with an intellectual disability will be held in Cologne in Germany later this year.
Action is set to take place between October 19 and 22 at the city's ASV Sporthalle.
The German Judo Federation, who stage an annual IJF World Judo Tour Grand Prix event in Dusseldorf, will host the four-day competition.
It has the backing of the IJF and the International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (Inas)
Each country can register up to 18 athletes, nine male and nine female.
If the maximum number of participants in one weight category is not met, the host country can register additional competitors.
Every nation will provide at least one referee, who must hold an IJF A license.
Action will take place in women's 48 kilograms, 52kg, 57kg, 63kg, 70kg, 78kg and over-78kg divisions.
Men will compete at 60kg, 66kg, 73kg, 81kg, 90kg, 100kg and over-100kg.
At the Paralympic Games, judo is contested solely by visually impaired athletes.