Please find attached the Rules and Regulations for the 31st European Kendo Championships, which will take place in Frankfurt, Germany, on 27 – 29 May 2022.​

Please read carefully as there are some changes, in particular:​

– No pre-entry, final entry from 15 February – 15 March 2022 (see also other important dates in the document)
– Special exception to age rules for Junior Teams
– COVID restrictions and requirements at the event (masks, etc. more information will be provided closer to the event)
– Adherence to the Provisional Match and Referee Rules as developed by ZNKR ( – please ensure that your Referees and Fighters are familiar with these!

Kathryn Cassidy, Secretary General
European Kendo Federation (EKF)