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Celebrating the Future Champions: Open European Kids Championships in Serbia

Dear Taekwondo Enthusiasts,

With immense pride and pleasure, we extend a warm invitation to you and your esteemed teams to participate in the Open European Kids Championships. This grand event is scheduled to take place in Serbia on 22nd October 2023, at the Ranko Zeravica Sports Hall, Parishes Komune 20, 11070 Novi Beograd.

The event is a celebration of the young talents who are the future of Taekwondo. As Sakis Pragalos, the President of the European Taekwondo Union, rightly said, “Kids are the future of our sport, and ETU will continue to further develop the Kids events in Europe.” This championship focuses on cultivating and nurturing these young talents who are envisioned to be the future medal winners at the Olympics!

Hospitality and Venue: We assure you that the hospitality of the Serbian people will leave you enchanted, making your time in Serbia truly marvelous. The competition is hosted by the Serbian Taekwondo Association, located at Strahinjica Bana 73a, Belgrade, Serbia. For any inquiries, feel free to reach out at

Competition Details:

  • Dates & Schedule: The competition will encompass all weight divisions and categories on 22nd October 2023.
  • Registration & Accreditation: The registration process will be held on 20th and 21st October 2023, from 09:00 – 13:00 hrs & 14:00-18:00 hrs at the Sports Hall.
  • Weigh-In Schedule: The weigh-in for all weight divisions and categories will be conducted on 21st October 2023 at the Sports Hall, from 10:00 – 13:00 hrs & 15:00-16:00 hrs.

Draw Sheets & Bracket Publication: The draw sheets and brackets will be published daily, one day before the start of the competition at 19:00 hrs. They can be accessed on the following platforms:

Competition Rules: The competition will be governed by the WT Competition Rules & Interpretation, dated 27th January 2023. Importantly, head kicks will be allowed for Class A (born in 2012, 2013, or 2014), while Class B (born in 2015, 2016, 2017) will not be allowed to perform head kicks.

Online Registration & Deadline: Athlete entries will only be accepted through the UP TKD registration platform. The direct link to the registration platform is here. Please note that the deadline for registration is 8th October 2023, 23:59 CET. This deadline is applicable for all sport entries, payments, and submission of all required documents.

The European Taekwondo Union, headquartered at Hofestatt 13, D-57439 Attendorn, Germany, is thrilled to oversee this event. For additional information, please contact us at

We are eagerly looking forward to witnessing a competition filled with zeal, sportsmanship, and exemplary Taekwondo skills. Good luck to all the participating teams, and may the best fighters win!




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