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Please note that competitions advertised on the EKF website are open to members of the English Karate Federation or members of other WKF affiliated national governing bodies and competitors not in contravention of WKF statutes. Licence checks will be carried out on the day and competitors are reminded that a valid EKF licence must be presented upon request of the organising body or its representative, failure to do so may result in entry being denied.

To enter any EKF events or training sessions you must first seek permission from your association before you register and pay.

Disclaimer: The events advertised on this page are for information purposes only the EKF is not liable or responsible for any changes the EKF member makes to the programme or scheduling, or the actual running or decisions made at the event, any queries must be addressed to the event organiser.

Competitions

June

24/06/18
HX Karate Cup Open

North Bridge Lesuire Centre
Halifax HX3 6TE
For more information please contact: Matt Handley 07858115031 / halifaxsportkarate@hotmail.com
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Click for bulleting & entry forms (Word Doc)

20/06/17 or 01/07/17
South West Region Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE

Venue TBD

24/06/18
Bushido Ryu Association presents The 1st HX Karate Cup Open Championships

North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax HX3 6TE
Application forms: halifaxsportkarate@hotmail.com
Contact 07858115031

July

01/07/19
Central England 22nd Open Karate Championships

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01-08/07/18
11th WKF Youth Camp

Umag (Croatia)
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22/07/18
2nd Selection National Kata 16+
Ipswich
More details

22/07/18
Final selection for the Senior ‘A’ Squad individual & team kata. 
Final selection for the senior world championships 2018 individual & team kata. Final selection for the German Karate K1 (Sept 14-16) team kata only.

Details to follow

22/07/18
EKF Regional Clash

Morningside Arena (formerly Leicester Arena), 31 Charter Street Leicester LE1

Competition starts at 10am and should finish approximately 3.30pm
Spectator Fees are pay on the day:
16yrs +£10
Under 16yrs £5

Closing date for entry is 18 July 2018 – 5pm there will be no registration available after this date.

Each winning team will get a winners medal regardless if their region wins the overall cup or not.

The runners up will get a runners up cup and the winners will get a winners’ cup ‘The Presidents Cup.

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August

05/08/18
Midlands Regional Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE
Diamond Dojo, 223 Gloucester Crescent, Wigston Magna LE18 4YH

05/08/18
Junior Kata Open Selection 13yrs+ 5th Kyu+ for Cadet, Juniors, U21
1st Selection ‘A’ squad & 1st selection for the Junior Europeans 2019 individual and team kata

More details

11/08/18
Northern Region Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE

British Combat Academy Wakefield Commercial Park,Bridge Road,
Hornbury West Yorkshire WF4 5NW

19/08/17
North East Open Karate Championships

Dolphin Centre, Darlington, DL1 5RP
Organiser: Carl Jorgeson
Contact: 07984 798634
Email: northeastopen@yahoo.co.uk
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19/08/18
Senior Kata open kata training 16 yrs+. Compulsory for ‘A’ squad.

Details to follow

September

08/09/18
Kata U21 New A squad to attend 2nd selection individual & Team
for the Junior Europeans 2019. Track records and fitness records
forms venue to be confirmed

Details to follow

16/09/17
Wado UK Open Championships

Richard Dunn Sports Centre, Bradford, BD6 1EZ
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16/09/18
UK International Karate Open Championships

Ellowes Hall Sports College, Stickley Lane, Dudley, West Midlands, DY3 2JH
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23/09/18
3rd Open Wado Kata Championships
Penrith Leisure Centre, Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 8JH
CONTACT Gordon Harrison on 07801 835589
Application Forms: email: cumbriakarateacademy@gmail.com

22-23/09/18
BKF International Open

Leicester Arena, 31 Charter Street Leicester LE1 3UD

30/09/18
North Of England Karate Championships

Details to follow

October

06/10/18
Kata U21 New A squad to attend final selection for individual & Team.
Track records and fitness record forms venue to be confirmed

Details to follow

07/10/18
Biko Open Championships

Harlow Leisure Zone Harlow
More details to follow.

14/10/18
Central England 6th International Open Karate Championships

University of Worcester Arena Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN
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14/10/18
Karate-Do Federation 7th Open Championship, Essex

Main Hall, Barking Abbey School, Woodbridge Rd, Barking, IG11 9ET
Contact: Tony Gray on 07525 498869 or KDF.Sec@gmail.com for more information.
Closing date for entries: 30th September 2018
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20/10/18
Senior Kata open kata training 16 yrs+. Compulsory for ‘A’ squad.

Details to follow

21/10/18
NISSAN North East Open Karate Championships

Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex, Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3NS
Organiser: Carl Jorgeson
Contact: 07984 798634
Email: nissankaratecomp@yahoo.com

21/10/18
ELITE International Open

SportsDock, University of East London, London, E16 2RD Entry closing date:
Monday 8th October
Organiser: Elite Karate Club London
Contact : Vasile Munteanu / 07438052254 / info@elitekarateclub.net
Details to follow

November

03/11/18
Manchester Youth Karate Open Championships

Power League, Trafford Way, Stretford, Manchester M17 8DD
Event Organiser; Ian Swain 7th Dan
Mobile: 07812 351 831
Email: saledojo@hotmail.com
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03/11/18
Northern Region Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE

British Combat Academy Wakefield Commercial Park,Bridge Road,
Hornbury West Yorkshire WF4 5NW

03 or 04/11/17
South East Region Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE

Venue TBD

03 or 04/11/17
South West Region Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE

Venue TBD

18/11/18
Midlands Regional Kumite Training PROVISIONAL DATE
Diamond Dojo, 223 Gloucester Crescent, Wigston Magna LE18 4YH

25/11/18
WKU Winter Competition

Hutton Moor Sports Center, Weston super Mare, Somerset
Contact: Sarah Brueford wku-2@outlook.com

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Members' & Referee's Courses

July

08/07/18 Open Referees / Judge / Coaches Accreditation Course
Leicester Arena, 31 Charter street Leicester LE1 3UD
More details

14-15/07/18
Kata Champion Seminar with Sandra Snachez, Jon Mottram, Aimee Sell & Christopher Karwacinski

Cannock Leisure Centre
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For details Contact ryushotokankarate@hotmail.com

24/06/18
Sunday’s seminar will be with Rob Bingham who will be focussing on developing Student’s Kata Fitness, Kata technique, Focus, Kata application and interpretation.
Only a few places remaining.
Contact 07774641570 to book your place.

August

02 & 03/08/18
Summer Kata Training Camp

Barnsley Town Centre Barnsley, Regent Street south S70 2HT
2 full days of training £50
Contact Aimee Sell: aimeesell@icloud.com for details to book your space
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September

09/09/18
J Mottram Open kata course with Pro Karate.

The Leventhorpe Leisure Centre, Cambridge Road, Sawbridgworth CM21 9BY
To book contact
E: senseichelsea@yahoo.co.uk
T: 0754 558 3389
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