Event Info

Tournament Program

Friday 16/06/2017

19:30 - 21:00 - Free Jigeiko - The Jigeiko venue is Basket Time in Peristeri

Saturday 17/06/2017

8.00-9:30 - Registration & Shinai check
9:30-10:00 - Opening ceremony
10:00-12:00 - Women's Individual
12:00-14:30 - Men's Individual Pool matches
14:30 –15:00 - Lunch break
15:00- 17:00 - Men's knock out matches
17:00– 17:30 - Presentation of event awards End of the 1st day

17:30- 18:30 - Ji geiko

20:00 - Sayonara party - More info here

Sunday 18/06/2017

9:00-10:00 - Registration & Shinai check
10:00-10:15 - Opening Ceremony
10:15-13:15 - Team Competition pool matches
13:15-13:45 - Lunch break
13:45-16:00 - Team Competition knock out matches
16:30-17:00 - Presentation of event awards Closing Ceremony

Sunday 17/06/2017, 08:15 am : The bus will be leave from Xenophon Hotel to transfer competitors the Venue

Individual category :25 euro
Teams category :20 euro per person
Sayonara party :25 euro
Bus : Free
Sleeping at Athens kendojo : Free
The Athens Taikai follows FIK rules and all participants must be 18 years old or above. The events consist of pools and knockout elimination rounds. In each division (team, men's and ladies) the top two qualify from the pool and enter the knock out tournament.

If you don't have a team or your team is one or two people sort then don't worry. Let us know and we will do everything possible to sort it out for you! If your looking for a team just click on available to join a team and we will do our best to find you one.

Free Transportation to stadium

There will be a bus (or two depending on the requests) that will be transferring competitors from the location of the recommended hotel to the stadium and vice versa. You don't need to be staying at the hotel to use it, just make sure to click the bus button on our application form and be at the location at the specific time we will announce. The bus will be free of charge for competitors on both days!

Sleep in Athens Kendo dojo

Please let us know by clicking the button on our application form and email us the time you'll be heading there so we can meet you. You must bring your sleeping bag! Please note that you will need to make your own way to the stadium unless you'd like to use the bus from Xenophon hotel. In which case you will need to arrange your own transportation from the Dojo to the hotel.

The Athens Taikai is a nonprofit event based on the voluntary effort of its members.
All fees will be used to cover tournament costs.