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Referees News 2012

Posted 27th November 2012
Chief Referee's thank you note for 2012
Changes for 2013 include the new starter qualification of table official, age and grades, plus 2 elite referees courses - North and South. Read more »

Posted 27th November 2012
EKF-BKF Referees and Judges List updated - Referee's Calendar for 2013 updated
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View 2013 Calendar for Referees here »

Chief Referee's Report from the WKF World Championships Paris November 2012Posted 26th November 2012
Chief Referee's Report from the WKF World Championships Paris November 2012
Date of arrival at the world championships was the 15th of November, then after 6 days of registrations, referees courses and theory and practical exams, myself and my colleague Brian noble were passed up to provisional World Kumite referee A"s... Read more »

Posted 25th September 2012
German Open Premier League Report
Travelled out on the Friday, all went well with the flights, until we we travelling along the motorway to the venue, when we hit traffic..[just like the M25 back home]. 2hrs later we arrived... Read more »

German Open Premier League ReportPosted 25th September 2012
German Open Premier League Report
Travelled out on the Friday, all went well with the flights, until we we travelling along the motorway to the venue, when we hit traffic..[just like the M25 back home]. 2hrs later we arrived... Read more »

Posted 6th September 2012
WKF Kumite Referee Courses document from Antonio Espinós WKF President
Please find attached a presentation for Kumite Referee Courses, seminars and in general for educational purposes. It is based on the Kumite competition rules version 7.1 that is applying since 1st January 2012. Read more »

Posted 6th August 2012
EKF/BKF Referees, Judges and Coaches lists updated
Please click here for more details.

Posted 4th August 2012
Resignation of Mr. Con Kassis
We would like to inform you that Mr. Con Kassis resigned from the post of the WKF Referee Commission Chairman for personal reasons. We will inform you for any further development as concerns the format of the WKF Referee Commission.
Best regards, George Yerolimpos, WKF General Secretary

Chief Referees Report, European regional championships MoscowPosted 16th June 2012
Chief Referees Report, European regional championships Moscow
"Things can only get better!!" Days leading up to traveling was a frantic affair, with visa"s arriving days, if not hours before and one not arriving at all, with Paul having to cancel.... Read more »

Chief Referee's Report from the Senior European Championships in Tenerife, SpainPosted 22nd May 2012
Chief Referee's Report from the Senior European Championships in Tenerife, Spain
Representing England... Dale gamble, Billy Brennan, Brian Noble, Vince Parker, Steve Coupland, Tony Dent,and Peter Bibby. Read more »

Report from the EKF Referees / Coach accreditation / Kumite and Kata course 24th March in NottinghamPosted 28th March 2012
Report from the EKF Referees / Coach accreditation / Kumite and Kata course 24th March in Nottingham
Well attended course with a mix of new and experienced referees and coaches all wanting to get to grips with the new kumite rules. Read more »

Posted 15th February 2012
Chief Referee's Report from the European Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan
My first day of travel was from Manchester to Heathrow where I met up with the delegation and squad and we all flew out to Baku together. Upon arrival we were greeted by snow, coldness and bitter winds! Read more »

Posted 15th February 2012
Chief Referee's Report from the European Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan
My first day of travel was from Manchester to Heathrow where I met up with the delegation and squad and we all flew out to Baku together. Upon arrival we were greeted by snow, coldness and bitter winds! Read more »

Chief Referee's Report - WKF Premier League Paris OpenPosted 17th January 2012
Chief Referee's Report - WKF Premier League Paris Open
This was the first opportunity for the referees from england to try the new WKF competition rules, and for some to get a feel for international events prior to taking exams later in the year. Read more »

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