Invitation 2022




proudly presents:



24th – 29th October 2022

WELS, Austria



I n v i t a t i o n

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with WKF EUROPE  continental federation


phone hotline:            + 43 664 99917358  and whatsapp  German / English  NOW OPEN

                                       + 43 681 205 256 38  Supervisor German / English – open September 1st

WKF EUROPE         mail:

WKF WORLD            mail:             

WKF AMATEUR DIVISION  Supervisor Amateur division World president

Mr. Pascal DELFOSSE, France       mail: 

WKF observer: Mr. Carlos SUAREZ, Buenos Aires,  Latin America director


Sporthall address:  Handel-Mazzetti Str. 5, 4600 Wels

Venue Web site:





request now your personal password by MAIL


  • weigh-in, registration check and medical examination:

Monday, October 24th, 2022,   10 am – 5 pm

will take place in our main Hotel,

Best Western Plaza Hotel, Adlerstrasse 1, 4600 Wels, Austria

please be on time, no exception !!!


SCHEDULE AND FLOOR PLAN IN PDF  (where, who, when) to down load

Please contact for further requests, entry Visa, Hotel booking and Airport shuttle

our promoter Mrs. Tanja HELML


  • Pre-registration                   

All teams must pre-register  ONLINE  themselves. On request all our European WKF country presidents will get USERNAME and PASSWORD. Please use the standard Google browser only, pay attention to UPPER and lowercase letters!

On Monday before the weight check, all country representatives must hand over a full list of the country registration teams for FORMS and FIGHTING . Officials and all referees must register as well!

For any 25 competitors each country must bring compulsory one licensed WKF referee –  or pay deposit 250 Euro !

Finish registration team before October 7th 2022  and pay the starting fee in advance to:

WKF AUSTRIA Bank account Details:


Beneficiary:   WKF AUSTRIA

IBAN: AT91 1500 0009 7114 8408            BIC: OBKLAT2L

Just in case of prepaying before OCTOBER 7th, 2022:

first start: 50 €uro     each additional start: 35 €uro

in cash during weigh-in on Monday:  70 €uro    each additional start:   50 €uro

Semi contact/point fighting team Male:   150 €uro

Semi contact/point fighting teams Female, Kids & Juniors:   100 €uro


  • WKF European Congress

WKF is hosting the European congress on Tuesday, October 25th at 2pm and take place in our main Hotel Best Western Plaza Hotel, Adlerstrasse 1, 4600 Wels, Austria

Please come all proper dressed in dark Blazer and tie, per country just two people only. Only full member countries have the right to vote and to be elected. All WKF European country  presidents are expected to the congress and invited afterwards for dinner.


  • Admission

two participants in every weight category/discipline per country, everybody must show passport / ID and compulsory official WKF fighter license book.  Participants without medical examination or older than 12 month will have compulsory to undergo an examination and will be charged standard fee 35 €uro  (except forms). Competitors under the age of 18 Years must proof parental permission to participate!


  • Accommodation & Hotels:

Every registered WKF president get on request the mandatory Hotel offers for reasonable prices. Every Year WKF head office present a list of hotels with fair rates. Please select compulsory your team hotel from this Hotel list only.

All countries must book compulsory their hotel with the promoter incoming agency. Our WKF hotel list is here.

The official main 4* Best Western Plaza Hotel, where registration, congress and all seminars take place, must be booked  solely with our WKF AUSTRIA office.

If your team want a transfer airport to Hotel all teams must report early by E-mail :

Airport, flight number, arriving time, how many people arrive and in which of the official Hotel your team stay!

If you would need airport transfer for your team to Hotel, or if you want daily ground transportation for minimum 8 people Hotel to venue round-trip, ask for rates!

Last day of Hotel booking and money transfer is SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2022. When the payment has arrived on the promoters Bank account in Wels, your reservation will be confirmed.



October 24th


10:00 – 17:00

10 am – 5 pm

presentation of teams & registration, WKF license check, weigh-in, medical examination, starting fees

ATTENTION – Please be fair !

we close at 5pm PUNCTUALLY !!!


October 25th


09:00 – 11:00

9 am – 11 am

Head referee Mr. Rene REINHART / AUSTRIA

Referee seminar and rules meeting,

for referees only, election of 30 referees


09:00 – 12:00

9 am – 12 am

team Coaches meeting

one national Coach per country is welcome


14:00 – 18:00

2 pm – 6 pm

European Congress

please attend with dark Blazer and tie

following welcome dinner for presidents only


September 26th


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

Grand opening ceremony

European Championships 2022

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


October 27th


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


October 28th


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


October 29th


09:00 – 12:00

9 am – 12 pm

outstanding finals and awarding ceremonies

(subject to change)


October 29th


16:00 – 22:00

4 pm – 10 pm


Finals and awarding ceremonies

Show and pro title fights


October 30th



European Championships 2023

See you all in …


  • Age categories

Kids: SCT ,  LCT  – Semi contact/point fighting and Light contact from 8 to 13 Years

Juniors: SCT, LCT, KLT – Semi contact, Light contact and Kick light from 13 to 18 Years

Adults: SCT, LCT, KLT, FCT, LOW, K-1, TBX from 16 to 35 Years

Semi contact / Light contact / Kick light /  Full contact / Low kick / K-1 rules / Thai boxing

Veterans : SCT, LCT, KLT   over 35 years men and women

Masters : SCT, LCT, KLT   over 40 years men only


WKF head office got already many requests from international referees who want to participate in the European Championships in Wels.

All WKF referees who want to be in duty must attend compulsory the short meeting on Tuesday 9am!

Please understand, without valid international WKF license is no way to be a well dressed official, judge, referee or ring inspector.

If you not have attended the last World Referee Seminars in Buenos Aires 2018, Baia Mare 2019 or Cairo 2021 you must attend next World referee Seminar 2022 in Wels, October 21st – 23rd  in the main Hotel, Best Western Plaza Hotel, Adlerstrasse 1, 4600 Wels, Austria. Final registration is possible at 4pm before the seminar. This is the weekend before the European Championship.


  • Fighting time and rounds

It’s only allowed to enter one weight division in each category, but multiple start is of course possible!

Semi contact / Light contact for kids U 13  plus Kick light for juniors U 18

fight 2 round x 2 min elimination and 2 rounds x 2 min. finals

Semi contact, Light contact and Kick light for adults 16 +

fight 2 rounds x 2 min elimination and 3 rounds x 2 min. finals

Full, Low, K-1, Thai Boxing fight 3 rounds x 2 min. elimination and finals

MMA fight in the cage and ring, 3 rounds x 3 min. elimination and finals


Weight categories in Kg :

  • Team fight Semi contact

3 girls team / 5 boys team / 3 women team / 5 men team ,  compulsory equipment:  according the WKF rule book

  • Form divisions:

Follow the exactly time limit and dress code, read all rule books to avoid any misunderstandings!

Traditionalno Music

1 FHS – Forms Hard Style Japanese
2 FKO – Forms Korean
3 FVT – Forms Veterans traditional – Japanese, Korean and Wushu
4 FVW – Forms Veterans traditional weapon – Japanese, Korean and Wushu
5 FSS – Forms Soft Style traditional and Wushu without weapon
6 FWT – Forms Weapons traditional and Wushu with weapon

Freestyle with Music

7 FFS – Forms Freestyle
8 FFW – Forms Freestyle Weapons

Creativeno Music

9 CRE – Forms creative
10 CRW – Forms creative Weapons

Team  – no Music

11 TEE   – Forms traditional or creative

12 TEW – Forms traditional or creative Weapons

Team – with Music

13 TME – Forms traditional or creative

14 TMW – Forms traditional or creative Weapons


  • flags & national anthem:

bring CD or USB stick /pan drive of your national anthem and two (2) National Flags (ca. 150 x 70 cm) please


  • prize:

medals and certificates will be awarded to the

1st  Gold                  2nd  Silver          3rd  two bronze


WELS City center main square