World referee seminar 2021 in Cairo, Egypt – best European officials and referees are Welcome

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WKF Middle East Direktor Mohammed DESSOUKI and World president Fritz EXENBERGER in the last meeting in Cairo
WKF EUROPE president Cesar MOREIRA

WKF EGYPT  president Mohamed DESSOUKI is the host of the next World referee seminar 2021 on October 15th to 17th. Venue is the amazing 5 star EL GALAA HOTEL in Cairo.

This is the perfect weekend, just before the World Championships 2021 in Cairo. First time in history since 100 Years on the African continent.


Para 25 participantes, cada país debe traer al menos un árbitro con licencia de la WKF, ¡o pagar una multa de 250 euros!

Для 25 участников каждая страна должна привезти хотя бы одного лицензированного рефери WKF или заплатить штраф в размере 250 евро!


For any 25 competitors each country

must bring one licensed WKF referee

or pay a fine of 250 Euro !


At this World Referee seminar in Cairo, it is expected that many African officials will attend the seminar for the first time, to get a license.

Europe has always had many excellent and official referees. We need to make sure our European international officials are even on the mats, in the ring and MMA sport.

France, Austria, Portugal, Germany, Hungary and Ukraine have already confirmed participation in the seminar.

We will have 4 tatamis and 4 rings plus a cage for the first two days!

Therefore we need 60 official Wednesday and Thursday! Also on Friday 20 and for the finals on Saturday the world’s best 15 officials from 6 continents!


Our WKF EUROPE president Mr. Cesar MOREIRA strongly recommends

that all European presidents send their best international officials and judges to this World referee seminar in Cairo, October 15th to 17th, 2021.


Welcome in Cairo 2021

Invitation is here !


Registration deadline October 1st!


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

For details about the World seminar, Visa invitations, any requests about airport transfer, Hotel booking and more contact our Egypt organizing team Mr. Mohamed DESSOUKI by mail !

Our update WKF licensed referee list is here ! Many photos of our Worldwide 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 Santorini 2017 and Buenos Aires 2018 or Baia Mare 2019 must extend their license 2021 in Egypt. The extended license is valid for three Years again.

Many photos from all seminars since 2011 and more photos are here in our gallery!


Please remember:


Next World referee seminar in October 13th to 15th, 2022 before the upcoming WKF World Championships in China!


without valid WKF license you are not qualified for WKF events !


our best World referee by last the World Championships 2018 in Buenos Aires