World Championship 2018 - Buenos Aires in Argentina

World Championship 2018

Buenos Aires in Argentina

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5th – 10th  November 2018


Buenos Aires, Argentina


I n v i t a t i o n



Mr. Carlos SUAREZ           wkfmundial2018@gmail.com  in association with    WKF Amateur division

WKF WORLD:                    www.wkfworld.com          supervisor@wkfworld.com    

phone hotline:                  + 45 9 227 534 783   English / Portuguese / Spanish

                                          + 45 9 11 658 540 50   en Español / Spanish only


Venue :


Adress: Portela 836, CABA, Buenos Aires


  • weigh-in, registration check and medical examination:

Monday, November 5th, 2018,   10 am – 5 pm in the sport hall

please be on time, no exception !!!


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

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

the promoter Mr. Carlos SUAREZ.  


  • Pre-registration

All teams must pre-register by mail to supervisor@wkfworld.com . In order to pre-register, country representatives must report to the promoter a complete country registration team list for FORMS and FIGHTING .

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

Send complete registration team list until October 26th  2018  and pay the starting fee in advance to:


Bank account details:

Unicredit Bank Austria:    IBAN: AT21 1200 0236 1175 9001,                   BIC: BKAUATWW


in case of pre-paying  until October 26th , 2018  first start: 50 €uro     each additional start: 35 €uro

in cash during presentation in the sport hall:   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 World Congress

WKF is hosting the World congress on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 2 pm. Please come 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 World wide national WKF 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 Hotel offers with equipment and reasonable prices.

All countries must book their Hotel compulsory solely directly by the organizer, Mr. Carlos SUAREZ.

Presidents who DO NOT book their Hotel through the organizer can not participate

If you 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 booking and money transfer September 30th, 2018. When the payment has arrived on the promoters account, your reservation will be confirmed.



November 5th


10:00 – 17:00

10 am – 5 pm

arrival of teams & registration, WKF sport pass check,

weigh-in, medical examination, starting fees

ATTENTION – Please be fair !

we close at 5pm PUNCTUALLY !!!


09:00 – 11:00

9 am – 11 am

Referees Seminar and rules meeting,

for referee only, election of 40 referees


12:00 – 13:00

12 am – 1 pm

team Coaches meeting

one national Coach per country is welcome


14:00 – 18:00

2 pm – 6 pm

World congress

please attend with dark Blazer and tie

following welcome dinner for presidents only


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

Grand opening ceremony

World Championships 2018

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


09:00 – 17:00

9 am – 5 pm

fights according schedule and floor plan

awarding ceremonies


09:00 – 12:00

9 am – 12 pm

outstanding finals and awarding ceremonies

(subject to change)



16:00 – 22:00

4 pm – 10 pm


Finals and awarding ceremonies

Show and pro title fights


November 11th





  • Age categories

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

Juniors:  SCT , LCT , KLCT  – Semi contact/point fighting , Light contact and Kick light from 13 to 18 Years

Adults: SCT, LCT, KLKT, FCT, LOW, K-1, TBX, Sanda   from 18 to 35 Years

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

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

Masters : SCT, LCT, KLCT   over 40 years plus men only


  • Official WKF rules apply

WKF rules to download

WKF head office got already many requests from international referees who want to participate in the World Championships in Buenos Aires.

All WKF referees who wants to be in duty must attend the short seminar on Tuesday 9am !

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

If you not have attended the last World Seminars in Hungary 2015, Italy 2016 or Greece 2017  you must attend next World referee Seminar in Hotel Republica, Buenos Aires, on November 2nd to 4th, 2018. This is the weekend before the World Championship.

It’s only possible to enter one weight division in each category!

Semi contact and Light contact kids / juniors fight 2 round x 2 min. pre-selection and 2 rounds x 2 min. finals
Semi contact, Light contact and kick light for adults, fight 2 rounds x 2 min. pre-selection and 3 rounds x 2 min. finals
Full contact, Low kick, K-1, Thai boxing and Sanda fight 3 rounds x 2 min. pre-selection and finals
MMA fight in the cage , 3 rounds x 3 min. pre-selection and finals

  • 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, read carefully the rules for forms 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 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 and

3rd  two bronze place category