32nd SENIOR & 23rd JUNIOR

European Taekwon-Do Championships

20 – 23 April 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria

European Taekwon-Do Championships is the event that will gather in Sofia all Taekwon-Do leaders, elite competitors and top umpires of Europe.


InvitationDear Masters, Instructors, Coaches, Umpires and Competitors,

It is with a great pleasure to invite you and your competitors to the 32nd Senior & 23rd Junior European Taekwon-Do Championships 2017, to be held on the 20–23 April 2017 in “Arena Armeec Sofia“ Multifunctional Sports Hall, Sofia city, Bulgaria

The competition will be conducted in compliance with the AETF competition rules and the participants will compete in the individual and team displines of Pattern, Sparring, Special Techniques, Power Test as well as Team Pre-arranged Sparring.
Our long time experience in organization of numerous Taekwon-Do and sports events makes us confident that we will be able to provide you, your competitors, all guests and spectators with a well organized and exciting competition.
The competition is open to Black Belts holders for competitors aged 14 years and above.

Looking forward to meet you in Bulgaria!

Yours in Taekwon‐Do,
President of Bulgarian Association of Taekwon-Do
Chairman of Organizing Committee

Master Vencislav Ignatov - President of Bulgarian Association Of Taekwon-Do

General Information 32nd Senior & 23rd Junior European Taekwon-Do Championships 2017

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The 32-nd Senior and 23-rd Junior European Taekwon-Do Cup will be held on 20-23 April 2017 in Arena Armeec Sports Hall, Sofia city, Bulgaria. Delegations must arrive in Sofia before or on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 before 13:00 hour and must proceed directly to the meeting point Park Hotel Moskva *** for registration and payment.

Competition application participation fees

1. This competition is open only for AETF affiliated countries and the registration will be done only through the online registration website available.
Deadline for adding teams and competitors: 7 April 2017

2 Entry fees:
* Individual – 100,00 EURO per competitor;
* Team – 50,00 EURO

3. Registration of the Competitors
* Registration of competitors, Coaches, VIPs, Supporters and others will be coordinated by All Europe Taekwon-Do Federation.
* From 18th of January 2017, delegations must apply for the credentials through the A.E.T.F registration page from the following link: http://euro2017.pztkd.lublin.pl/registration.php


Park Hotel Moskva *** - Economic
37,00 € per night (breakfast included) per person in twin/double room
Alone in the room + 23,00 € per night
Optional lunch (buffet menu – Sports Hall) + 9,00 €
Optional dinner (set menu) + 9,00 €

Hotel Marinela **** - Standard
46,00 € per night (breakfast included) per person in twin/double room
Alone in the room + 34,00 € per night
Optional lunch (buffet menu – Sports Hall) + 9,00 €
Optional dinner (buffet menu) + 10,00 €

Hotel Vega Sofia **** - Umpires and VIPs
56,00 € per night (breakfast included) per person in twin/double room
Alone in the room + 44,00 € per night
Optional lunch (buffet menu – Sports Hall) + 9,00 €
Optional dinner (buffet menu) + 10,00 €;


- The Organizing Committee will cover full board accommodation (no drinks included) for 7 days / 6 nights from Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 to Monday, 24 April, 2017 for maximum of 50 umpires.

- Umpires will be accommodated in twin/double (2 persons) rooms.

- Where an Umpire is sharing accommodation, the guest will need to pay the 4 star accommodation rate of € 75,00 per day.

- Single rooms are not available therefore Umpires wishing to stay alone shall be accommodated in a double/twin room paying an extra fee of € 44,00 per day.

- Umpires not selected, but wishing to participate and approved by the AETF Tournament & Umpire Committee, must cover their hotel accommodation according to above mentioned arrangements and will not receive any expense reimbursement by AETF.

- Umpires must attend the Umpire meeting on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 15.00-17.30 hours at Park Hotel Moskva ***.

- Umpires not present at the mentioned umpire meeting will be removed from the umpire list shall pay their own accommodation expenses.

- Umpires will wear the dress requirements as laid down in the ITF Umpire rules.


Coaches and Competitors.

- At least 1 coach from participating country must attend the official on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 17.30 hours at Park Hotel Moskva ***.
- Must wear either a training suit or a T-shirt and pants and running shoes while coaching. Only one (1) coach of a country is allowed entering the coaching zone at the same time. Only a coach can present an official protest.


Payment details.

1. The competitor’s entry fees can be transferred electronically and must be cleared by 3rd of April 2017 to the AETF Bank Account. Please remember to pay the transfer costs from your side, if the AETF has to pay for the transfer costs then you will need to pay this back on arrival.

Incumbent: All Europe Taekwon-Do Federation
Incumbent address: 5/B Milenijna, 20-884 Lublin, Poland
Bank: BPS SA. o/ Lublin
Bank address: 4 Karlowicza, 20-027 Lublin, Poland
Account: PL 16 1930 1695 2500 0518 6754 0002
The competition fees can also be paid in cash ONLY on arrival directly at the AETF registration point. Credit/debit or other card payments will not be accepted.

2. Please note that all payments for accommodation will be accepted ONLY through BANK TRANSFER in EURO currency (all bank charges must be on payers account) to the following BANK ACCOUNT:

Address: 18 Balsha Str., Rakovski Sports Complex, 1408 Sofia, Bulgaria
IBAN: BG86 RZBB 9155 1460 4180 11
Bank Address: 3 Hristo Stambolski str., 1463 Sofia, Bulgaria.


Please enter the email address for your account. A verification code will be sent to you. Once you have received the verification code, you will be able to choose a new password for your account.


Arena Armeec Sofia MSH, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

1 Asen Yordanov Blvd, CH 123456 Hotel & City Guide

Seating capacity
MSH “Arena Armeec Sofia” has 12 373 seats, 2256 of which are placed on the long telescopic stands, 1248 on the short telescopic stands and 206 VIP seats placed in a separate zone accessible from level 2.
There are 96 seats specially equipped for journalists.

The hall is equipped with 11 elevators, 16 refreshment areas, 9 cloakrooms, 30 entrances and 202 toilets for spectators. There are 2 TIR gateways with maxim 4.5 meters clearance in sector D0. There are 2 electrical switchboards prepared for supporting concert or other events in sector D0. There are 4 TV decks prepared for supporting TV coverage of the events, placed in the four sectors of the hall

The Dimensions of the hall depend on whether the telescopic stands are folded or unfolded:
Dimensions - unfolded telescopic stands - width-32,80 m, length-56,80 m.
Dimensions - folded telescopic stands - width-53,20 m, length-77,20 m.
Height to the lower beam of the roof -21,75m
Height to the lower edge of the media cube-15.88m.

Important Dates European Taekwon-Do Championships 2017.


20th February 2017 – Submit the “Accommodation Application form” and pay 40% deposit of the total amount due for the entire delegation.
18th February 2017 Submit the “2017 AETF EC UMPIRE Application Form” to the AETF T&U Committee


20th March 2017 – First term to add all competitors (individual and team) to the applications in Online Registration (for organizational reasons)


3rd April 2017 – Last date to request small changes/corrections in your hotel Booking and payment of hotel accommodation balance.
3rd April 2017 – Last date to clear entry fees.
7th April 2017 – Deadline for adding or changing participants in the Online Registration.
20-23rd April 2017 – European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Promoter & Organizer

Bulgarian Association of Taekwon-Do All Europe Taekwon-Do Federation (AETF) Bulgarian Police Sports Association Central Police Taekwon-Do Club Mightyfist Taekwon-do TOP TEN EKOTOI Sofia 2018 - Sofia European Capital Of Sport Lyubo Lyubenov - photographer