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Calendar 2019

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Competitions 2019



Due to logistical reason and a situation that is beyond our control, the EKF National Championships will now be held on the weekend of the 13th & 14th July 2019 and shall be returning to Sheffield Ponds Forge Arena Further information and entry forms will follow shortly.


North East Open

The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL1 5RP
Organiser: Carl Jorgeson, 07984 789634, northeastopen@yahoo.co.uk
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Wado UK Open Championships

Hull University
Event Secretary Tony Dent tony@dent114.karoo.co.uk
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UK International Karate Open Championships

Click here for Bulletin & entry forms (PDF)
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The West Midlands Karate Open 2019

Chase Leisure Centre, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 4AL
E-mail: westmidlandskarateopen@gmail.com
Tel: 07841040995
Contact: Joe Mongan or Rob Bingham (Organisers) for more information.
The event will be run by WKF Rules and regulations. Entry forms will be available soon. For any further information please don’t hesitate to contact us.

2019 British Karate Federation International Open Championships

Details to


Biko Karate Competition, Harlow

Details to follow

North of England Karate Championships

Details to follow

Karate-Do Federation Autumn Open Championship, Essex

Venue: Barking Abbey School, Woodbridge Rd, Barking, IG11 9ET
Contact: Tony Gray on 07525 498869 or KDF.Sec@gmail.com for more information.
Full details and entry forms will follow in due course.
Closing date for entries: 29th September 2019

5th ELITE International Open

SportsDock, University of East London, London, E16 2RD
Closing date for entries: 7th October
Contact : Vasile Munteanu / 07438052254 / info@elitekarateclub.net
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NISSAN North East Open

Venue: Nissan Sports & Leisure Centre, Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3NS
Organiser: Carl Jorgeson, 07984 789


Manchester Youth Karate Open Championships

Wright Robinson Sports Centre, Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, Manchester M18 8RL
Chief Referee - Peter Bibby 6th Dan
Competition Organiser – Ian Swain 7th Dan
Mobile no. 07812 351 831
Email. saledojo@hotmail.com
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Central England 7th International Open

University of Worcester Arena, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN
Click here for the bulletin and entry forms


March 2020

14th Children’s Open Karate Championships

Boys, Girls & Cadets, - 6 years to 17 years
Penrith Leisure Centre, Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 8JH
CONTACT Doug James on 0797 9922800
Application Forms via email - dougjames@chojinkai.com or website www.chojinkai.com

June 2020

44th Cumbria Open Karate Championships

Boys, Girls, Cadets, Juniors & Seniors - 6 years to adult
Penrith Leisure Centre, Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 8JH
CONTACT Doug James on 0797 9922800
Application Forms via email - dougjames@chojinkai.com or website www.chojinkai.com

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