Lishi Challenge 2023





Chioggia (VE)


І. General Provisions.

1. These General Terms and Conditions governs the terms, conditions and manner of participation in the CHALLENGE LISHI ITALIA (“The Challenge”).

The CHALLENGE LISHI ITALIA (“The Challenge”) is a Challenge for opening car cylinders with LISHI tools. The event is Challenge for professionals and enthusiasts, that will take place on 4 November 2023, starting at 9:45 AM, in CHIOGGIA (VE) during the EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE EXPO (“EA Expo”).

Within the Challenge there are six tasks to be completed by the participants.

The first three participants to successfully finish the Challenge will enter in the National Final Challenge LISHI Italia in 2024.

Enrolment is closed upon reaching the maximum participants - 10, and 3 waiting participants in case of unexpected absence by one or more of the initially enrolled participants.

2. The Challenge is organized by Abrites Italy SRL, located Italy, Chioggia, via Brondolo 13/A, in mutual collaboration with National championship with LISHI Chioggia (VE), hereinafter referred to as "The Organizer”.

3. These General Terms and Conditions are published on EA Expo online platform.

4. By participating in the Challenge, the Participant declares that same is familiar with these General Terms and Conditions, agrees with their clauses, understands them, accepts them unconditionally and undertakes to comply with their requirements.

5. In order to periodically develop the Challenge, these General Terms and Conditions may be changed unilaterally by the Organizer.

6. Amendments to these General Terms and Conditions are published on the EA Expo online platform and enter into force for all Participants on the day of the same publication. 

7. The Challenge is performed onsite during the EA Expo in Italy, Chioggia, via Brondolo 13/A.

8. Abrites’ employees and members of their families are not allowed to participate in the game.

ІІ. Mechanism of the Challenge. Conditions.

1. Participants in the first round of the LISHI 2024 National Challenge must:

- Register for the Challenge via the registration form for Visitors in the EA Expo website;

Participants will receive a confirmation via e-mail from the Organizer;

- Be in compliance with the registration regulations for the event;

- Use their own 2-in-1 LISHI 2-rod lock picks (no other models will be allowed);

- Show up at 10.00 AM on 4 November, behind the scenes of the Challenge room for briefing.

Anyone who does not comply to these regulations will not be able to participate in the Challenge and will be automatically excluded and replaced with a Participant awaiting acceptance.

2. Mechanism

- At the moment of the presentation on the stage, the Participant will extract the Challenge seats from a series of containers, then take out the cylinders that they will have to open during the sessions from other containers;

- The Referee will bring the cylinders chosen by the Participant to the station in a container;

- The Participant must remain seated without bothering anyone and without speaking during


- A vice for car cylinders will be placed in front of each Participant;

- The Referee will announce the times when the first cylinder can be unpacked and placed on the vice with the key entry vertically (other positions will not be allowed);

- Two minutes later all participants will be given the command to position the palms of the their hands turned upwards on the table;

- The LISHI manipulation tool cannot be positioned inside the lock before the start of the race, it must be placed on the LISHI board in the closed position (with the tensor down);

- The Referee will program the digital clock in front of each Participant;

- At the start of the session, the Referee will activate the timer;

- At the time of opening, the Participant must shout "OPEN", stop the time on the digital timer, RAISE THEIR ARM and keep the LISHI tool open, demonstrating that they have finished, in this precise sequence (this procedure is the sole responsibility of the Participant and no one else);

- For false openings or interruptions by a Participant, a 2-minute penalty will be assigned and, if time permits, the Participant must continue the opening; if the Participant refuses, he will be assigned a 7-minute penalty (example: 2 minutes + 7 minutes = 9 minutes plus the time elapsed up to that moment, plus the sum of the other sessions);

- Each session will last 7 minutes: the aim is to open as quickly as possible;

- At the end of each session, the Participants must carefully extract the used tool and put it away in the tablet housing;

- At 10.00 AM all the registered Participants must be ready behind the scenes of the room for the briefing before the start of the event;

- Each Participant will find located next to the timer a sheet and a pen to mark the times, where only the Referee will mark the time taken by the Participant to open their cylinder, which he will have to countersign all times from time to time (this system will be used to reduce all possible errors to zero and to be more transparent about the management of the times).

- The decision of the Referee is final;

- All participants will receive a certificate for their participation;

- The three winning positions will be determined after adding the individual times for all activities and establishing the three best times;

- The first three participants with best times will be entered by right in the National Final, Challenge LISHI Italia of 2024.

NB: Talking and getting up is not allowed during the sessions, in case of violation, a two-minute penalty is assigned to the violators. The audience must also keep complete silence during the sessions.

III. Miscellaneous

1. The Organizer is not responsible for the inability to ensure participation in the Challenge in the event of circumstances beyond his control - cases of force majeure, technical problems etc. The Organizer is not responsible for the loss of stored information, system failures or other problems related to participation in the Challenge.

2. The Organizer is not obliged to keep correspondence with Participants who have not won a prize.

3. All disputes between the parties shall be settled in a spirit of understanding and goodwill. In case no agreement is reached, the dispute is referred to the competent Italian court, in accordance with the rules of current legislation in Italy.

4. The invalidity of individual texts of this General Terms and Conditions does not affect the validity and applicability of the other clauses.

These General Terms and Conditions have entered into force on 13.10.2022