Kilkenny IKU Worlds Karate Ireland    Registration Accommodation Sponsor


Ireland are delighted to host the International Karate Union 3rd World Championships for Cadets, Juniors, Seniors & Veterans and World Cup for Children. The event will take place from the 20 – 22 October 2017 at the Hub in Cillin Hill, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Competition Registration information is done through the IKU website.
Ensure to visit their website. Click here
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We wish to thank Failte Ireland for their support


Doors open at 8.30 am daily Friday to Sunday and tickets are purchased at the door.
Cost €5 per day
Weekend €10
Family weekend €15


Keynote PCO have been appointed the official ground handling agent for the IKU World Championships 2017 taking place in Kilkenny, Ireland.
All details on accommodation options and transportation options for group bookings can all be sourced through Keynote PCO.
To contact Keynote PCO please email
Visit the dedicated accommodation website at


The organising committee welcome organisations to consider supporting this world class event taking place in Kilkenny, this October 2017.
Please contact us to discuss opportunities, email or
contact Mary-Rose Rushe on +353 (0)1 400 3648.
Click here to download the general sponsorship and exhibition prospectus.

Preliminary Time Table

**Seminar’s, Registration and Competition Events to be held in

The Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny

THURSDAY 19th October 2017

09.00 to 18.00 Registrations for all competitors (passport and weight check)

09.00 to 16.00 Referees Seminar

                        (Presentation and testing, practical work). Mandatory for all referees and  Judges

16.00 to 18.00 Technical Seminars(Mandatory for all Coaches and Referees)

FRIDAY 20th October 2017

08.30 Up     Competition for Children, Young & Veterans & Finals

16.00     All Team Events finals on Sunday

19.00 to 20.00      Opening Ceremony (all competitors, presidents, officials, referees and judges)

20.00      Presidents Meeting

SATURDAY 21st October 2017

08.30 Up               Competition for Cadets, Juniors & Seniors Finals on Sunday

SUNDAY 22nd October 2017

08.30 Up             All Finals Competitions for  Cadets, Juniors & Seniors & Teams

This is a draft scheduling to be confirmed**