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Archived News 2013

FaceBookPosted 14th November 2013
New EKF FaceBook page
The EKF has a new Facebookpage see here for link.

Posted 3rd November 2013
Junior World Championships in Spain
The Board of the EKF would like to wish the the Junior Squad and staff going to the world championships in Spain the very best of luck and good fortune.

Blizsport.comPosted 28th October 2013
Thank you to ELIDA and BLITZ
The President Ticky Donovan O.B.E. and the EKF Board would like to thank ELIDA and BLITZ for all their support and sponsorship of the Junior and Senior EKF Squad.

Posted 17th September 2013
New members
The EKF welcomes the Mushin Shotokan Karate Association under Sensei Patrick Cooper into membership.

Posted 28th August 2013
Competitions not recognised by the WKF
We inform you that the event organized by the organization ISSO, scheduled to take place in Bar (Montenegro) between the 27th and the 29th of September, is no longer a WKF accredited competition... Read more »

Posted 19th August 2013
Mencap Week 19-25 August
View the link and Read more »

2015 EOC European GamesPosted 10th August 2013
2015 EOC European Games
For your information, last Monday 5th August, the President of the Azerbaijan Karate Federation Yassar Bashirov and I met in Baku with the professional team in charge of the 2015 EOC European Games ... Read more »

Posted 18th July 2013
New appointments to secure SportAccord’s steady development
Lausanne, 16 July 2013 – SportAccord’s recently elected President, Marius Vizer, appointed Georges Yerolimpos as the Executive Director of all SportAccord Multi-Sports Games and Sergey Seloveychik as SportAccord Chairman of 2013 World Combat Games. Read more »

Posted 18th July 2013
Passing of Mr Helmut Ernst
The Board of the EKF was saddened to hear of the death of Mr Helmut Ernst, former president of the Danish Karate Federation. Our thoughts and wishes are with Mr Ernst’s family at this sad time. Click here to read the letter from the European Karate Federation »

Posted 16th July 2013
EKF AGM 2013 Notice
Dear Head of Association – Members
As you might have been aware, today Sunday 7 July, the English Karate Federation held its AGM. Unfortunately the meeting was not quorate on both times of asking. This meant that under 19.25 of the Articles of Association the Associations could not vote on a new Board. Read more »

Posted 12th June 2013
EKF Coaching Award
As a result of the current review of the EKF coaching award, there will be no new awards issued until further notice. If you have a current certificate that is due for renewal please contact EKF coaching department at: coaching@englishkaratefederation.com

Posted 3rd June 2013
British 4 Nations Championships, Glasgow Results & Placings
Congratulations to all the EKF Associations and clubs that competed at the British 4 Nations Championships in Glasgow.
Click here to view the results and placings »

Posted 2nd June 2013
KARATE not short-listed for Buenos Aires
The Karate Family feels very proud of its extraordinary evolution in the last few years as it has been stated before the IOC Executive Board in the presentation that the World Karate Federation has performed... Read more »

Posted 6th May 2013
EKF AGM 2013 Addendum Presidential Nomination Form
This form to accompany the 2013 AGM documentation is now available for download please click here »

Exhibition event for people with disabilities at Loughborough UniversityPosted 27th April 2013
Exhibition event for people with disabilities at Loughborough University
Members of the EKF squad recently attended an exhibition event at Loughborough University for people with disabilities.
Read more »

Posted 22nd April 2013
Notice of EKF Annual General Meeting Sunday 7th July 2013
In support of the formal notification of the Annual General Meeting convened for 7 July 2013 starting at 11.00 am, which was circulated at the end of March, please note the information contained below.
View full notice with details of AGM »

Posted 22nd April 2013
EKF Nationals April 2013 Results
Congratulations to everyone who competed at the recent EKF National Championships held at Ponds Forge Sheffield. Thank you to all the Families, friends and supporters who came to watch and to the Event Organiser Paul Campbell, Chief Referee Dale Gamble and to all the officials, referees, judges and staff that helped make this championships a success over the weekend.
View medals table here »

Posted 16th April 2013
Annual General Meeting of the English Karate Federation 2013 - UPDATE
NOTE - THIS IS HISTORICAL NEWS. AGM NOW SET FOR 7TH JULY 2013 - SEE INFORMATION ABOVE
This is to advise you that due to an error in timing, we are not able to proceed with the AGM as planned. It seems that we did not send the notification to members within the permitted time scale as determined by our Memorandum and Articles. Read more »

Posted 8th April 2013
Reminder to members regarding wording on events advertised on the EKF website
The EKF welcome your event notifications, in order that they may be posted on to the calendar page without unnecessary delay, please ensure that the following statement is added to your document before sending to admin@englishkaratefederation.com

Please note that this competition is open to members of the English Karate Federation or members of other WKF affiliated national governing bodies and competitors not in contravention of WKF statute 21.9 only. Licence checks will be carried out on the day and competitors are reminded that a valid licence must be presented upon request of the organising body or its representative, failure to do so may result in entry being denied.

Posted 25th February 2013
Licence Returns
To all EKF Heads of Associations,
The rules governing membership of the EKF require that all individual members of associations purchase an EKF licence. This is, at ₤2, a very small sum and a fraction of what individuals in other countries pay to be members of their national governing bodies. Read more »

Posted 11th February 2013
40th EKF Junior & Cadet Championships & -21 Cup, Konya, Turkey
By now I am sure you are aware of the splendid performance of the England Team in the recent European Junior and Cadet Championships and Under 21 Cup. Read more »

Wasquehal International OpenPosted 29th January 2013
Wasquehal International Open
The following EKF members won medals at the Wasquehal International Open held on January 27th: Carla Butkitt - Gold & Tom Hickman - Bronze. Click on image opposite for larger version.

EKF Inter-Regional Team Trophy 2013Posted 28th January 2013
EKF Inter-Regional Team Trophy 2013
The historic city of Lincoln and the new £7 million sports complex at Deans College was the venue of the inaugural EKF Inter Regional Team Trophy on Saturday 12th January 2013. Read more »

Posted 15th January 2013
The British Home Nations Championships 2013
The British Home Nations championships will take place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday 2nd June 2013. The BKF AGM and Executive will also take place that day. Read more »

Posted 12th January 2013
Minutes from the WKF Congress meeting Paris 2012
Click here for Minutes of the the WKF Congress Meeting, Paris 2012
Click here for Minutes of the WKF Executive Committee Meeting, Paris 2012

Posted 5th January 2013
Updated 2013 Registrations Return Form & Instructions published
Please note the updated Registrations Form which is available on the link below. We have also provided instructions to help with completing the form.

The new 2013 Registration Form can be downloaded here.
Instructions for completing the new 2013 registration form can be downloaded here.

Mike O'Brien, registration@englishkaratefederation.com

The WKF approves the "Hijab" from 1st of January 2013Posted 5th January 2013
The WKF approves the "Hijab" from 1st of January 2013
The WORLD KARATE FEDERATION has been always sensitive to the diversity of the whole Karate family across the five continents. Read more »

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