32nd AUSTRIAN OPEN 2023 in Innsbruck on April 22nd


Register your WKF referees as well,

international referees with license are welcome


WKF AUSTRIA vice president Mr. Gerhard CORRADINI

announce proudly the next


International Austrian Open




open NOW!

Upon your request by email, you will immediately receive your access and password

Your team can compete in form divisions, semi contact, light contact, kick-light and K-1 rules, for male and females.

This event is like in the last 31 Years open for all teams, clubs and federations.



Alexandra “GODZILLA” PETRE  is waiting for any African lady + 66 Kg

for a K-1 battle in Innsbruck.

Where are female Heavyweight Champions on the African continent ???

All rules for amateur events here to down load.

WKF licensed international referees are very welcome, photos here  

The invitation in English language is here


AUSTRIA welcomes you!



Welcome to Innsbruck 

WKF World Cup in Lleida, Spain,on June 21th to 25th

full invitation is HERE
GBF World President Emilio BERTRAND and Alexandra PETRE in the hall in Lleida

Our partner GBF World President Emilio BERTRAND invites all WKF nations to take part in the World Cup in Spain in June.


This was made possible by our GBF AUSTRIA President Mrs. Alexandra PETRE, who recently agreed and signed the contract in Spain.


The beautiful city of Lleida is located near Barcelona in Catalonia.

Our best WKF AFRICAN clubs have numerous opportunities to participate.


From Kick-light to Muay Thai and MMA, everything is offered.


But be careful!


This is not for beginners, because the best Spanish, male and female, and many other nations can be expected.


The World Cup in June would therefore be the best opportunity to visit the city and Hall beforehand

Also try out the sights, hotels, restaurants and more.




World referee seminar 2022 in Wels, Austria


WKF AUSTRIA  president Mrs. Tanja HELML is the host of the next WKF World referee seminar 2022 on October  21st to 23rd.

Venue is the amazing 4 star Plaza Hotel Wels.

This is the perfect weekend, just before the European Championships 2022 in Wels, Austria. After more than 10 Years our World referee seminar takes place in Austria again.

We got already many requests from our male / female referees and officials from 6 continents and we hope everybody who would need Visa start in time with Visa procedure.


Invitation is here !


Registration deadline October 7th!


last World referee seminar 2021 in Cairo

For details about the World seminar, Visa invitations, any requests about airport transfer and more contact our organizing team Mrs. Tanja HELML

Our update WKF licensed referee list is here !


Many photos of our international WKF referees here !

All rule books in 4 languages and more free to down load here !

All International WKF referees, who not has attended the last seminars in Buenos Aires 2018 , Baia Mare 2019 or Cairo 2021 must extend their license 2022 in Austria.

The extended license is valid for three Years again.

Many photos from all WKF seminars since 2011 are here in the gallery!

Next World referee seminar in autumn 2023 before the upcoming European Championships


Please note: without valid WKF license you are not qualified for WKF events !

Welcome to Ethiopia – see you all in Addis Ababa in May 2022

Mr. Puro Okelo Obob in Cairo 2021


Dear friends in sport,


Welcome in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2022



full invitation on request HERE !


Thank you very much to the World Kickboxing Federation for the success it has achieved and continues to achieve.

The success of the last amazing World Championship in Cairo, Egypt, increased the evidence of our success around the world.

Friends everywhere prepare for our great and important “African continental congress” with elections of the Board in my country Ethiopia. The international open  “WKF Africa continental referee seminar” will also be held.

Special guest is WKF World president Mr. Fritz EXENBERGER




If YOU want to represent your country in WKF AFRICA continental association for the next 4 years and work on the board, you absolutely have to come to this congress !

Mr. Puro with international friends and WKF officials in Cairo

My team and I work hard to make you a comfortable stay in my city, to prepare a great and unforgettable event.


Nice Hotels near the great event hall will give the best atmosphere for all teams, to feel great, safe and like at home.



We are waiting for you at the “African continental congress”  and 

WKF Africa continental referee seminar” ,

be welcome in my City Addis Ababa!


Thanks to the brothers in the world executive office!


For any further information contact Mr. Puro directly by MAIL!



International licensed WKF female referees and officials

Daniela GARRIDO ASENJO / Chile
Spiridoula MOUTOU / Greece
Patrizia APOLOT / Uganda

WKF HEAD OFFICE work very hard in cooperation with our IRC- “International rules committee” to train our international officials and referees, to answer protests and requests for the competition rules and to develop our various WKF rules.

History has shown that nothing is set in stone.


As the world know

our next World referee seminar will be held October 15th in Cairo, Egypt, just the weekend before the WKF World Championships.


The next but one World referee seminar will be held in spring 2022 in Rotterdam, the weekend just before the European Championships in the Netherlands.

Without valid WKF license you are not an official in our World Kickboxing Federation!




He WENJU / China

Today WKF has more than 100 international licensed referees on 6 continents.

Of these, unfortunately, we only have six female TOP officials.


Adriana TATU / Romania
Susanna ARRIGHI / Argentina

Like all knowledge, more and more strong female champions and athletes are fighting

Our executive board therefore emphatically requests all WKF country presidents to send more female referees to the seminar in Romania.






It’s in your hands and we just need more

female officials and referees, see you in Cairo

WKF K-1 World Grand Prix – big chance for any serious African promoter

On the World congress 2021 in Cairo WKF head office present again in Latin America the new league:  




This is for all our AAA WKF promoter only.

Our WKF EUROPE  head office confirm the WKF WORLD GRAND PRIX on June 25th, 2022 in Leobendorf, Austria.


What are the conditions to promote in Africa next WGP

and to become AAA promoter level ?


International Champions from at least 3 continents!

Two air tickets for each foreign fighter and his corner man, food and good Hotel,

paid by the organizing team, nice and friendly hospitality.

Big Chance for any male / female African Champion to fight abroad!


International WKF licensed referee and supervisor, solely appointed by our WKF head office,

TV contract (!) for the event and at least one professional WKF World title !

Are you interested to organize our WKF WORLD GRAND PRIX in your town ?

Sanction fee for the WKF World Grand Prix is part of negotiation.


The next WKF WORLD GRAND PRIX 2022 takes place in Europe and has already been confirmed  !


For the WKF “KNOCK-OUT” World Grand Prix in Austria, Champions from 10 countries and 4 continents in negotiation for the fight card.

Due to the worldwide CONVID-19 virus situation, the date had to be postponed to June 2022. The organizers in Austria have confirmed the “WKF WORLD GRAND PRIX” again. It’s good to have more time to register and prepare for our African champions.

China, Austria, USA, Uganda, Canada, Argentina, Spain, Hungary, Romania, Poland and more in negotiations …

This is again a cooperation with K-1 Fighting Network !

International K-1 eight man tournament, plus  WKF sanctioned title fights, plus international Ladies fights, plus excellent show program, pretty ring girls and much more. 


More details coming soon, stay tuned …