ATTENTION REFEREES: 55th IRS and 67th IRRC in Bangalore in Nairobi, Kenya

June 26, 2009, 12:13 p.m. (ET)

55th International Kyorugi Referee Seminar  &
67th International Kyorugi Referee Refresher Course 

 This is to notify you that the WTF has decided to hold the 55th International Kyorugi Referee Seminar and 67th International Kyorugi Referee Refresher Course in Nairobi, Kenya. 

 The details of the Seminar and Refresher Course are as follows: 

1. Dates and place
- 55th IR Seminar: Nairobi, Kenya / August 4 - 7, 2009 (four days)
- 67th IR Refresher Course: Nairobi, Kenya / August 5 -7, 2009 (three days) 

2. Name of Venue : Moi International Sports Centre 

3. Address of Venue
  Moi International Sports Centre
  P.O.Box Private Bag, Kasarani, Kenya. 

4. Promoted by:
World Taekwondo Federation
4th Fl., Joyang Building, 113 Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Seoul, Korea 135-090
Tel: 82 (0)2 566 2505        Fax: 82 (0)2 553 4728
Email:      Website: 

5. Organized by:
Kenya Taekwondo Association
P.O. Box 5109 Nyayo stadium, Nairobi, Kenya
Fax: 254 2 33 68 27      Tel: 254 733 939377 

6. Place of Accommodation:
  - Name of hotel : The Stadion Hotel
- Room rate per person per night: US$ 40 (twin room, Full Board taxes included)
- For hotel reservations, please see the attachment.
- The hotel booking form should be sent to the Kenya Taekwondo Association by E-mail or fax.
  (E-mail: / Fax: 254 2 33 68 27 / Tel: 254 733 939377)

7. Local Transportation
  Transportation for airport-hotel and hotel-venue(place of education)
    To be provided by the Organizing Committee 

8. Qualification of participation
- International Referee Seminar (IRS)
a. 25 years old or older (Ex. 2009-1984= 25 years old)

b Holder of Kukkiwon 4th Dan or higher, however, 2nd & 3rd Dan holder from the newly  affiliated national association or the national association undergoing taekwondo development.

c. Holder of national referee certificate

d. The one who has command of oral & written English language

e. Recommended by the president of member national association of WTF to which the applicant belongs.

- International Referee Refresher Course (IRRC)
a. Holder of WTF International Kyorugi Referee Certificate and paid IR due up to year 2008. 

9. Attendance fee
- IRS: USD 300 (three hundred U.S. dollars)
- IRRC: USD 100 (one hundred U.S. dollars) 

10. Method of Payment
- Attendance fee must be paid through WTF On-line Banking System as follows:
Please click on the appropriate language to initiate the payment process.
For payment in English,
For payment in Korean, 

- The procedures for registering your accounts are explained clearly in English and Korean. All referees are kindly requested to register your own accounts by yourselves. 

11. Application
- Completed application form should be sent to WTF by e-mail or fax to the following:
     (E-mail: Fax: 82 2 553 4728) 

- Completed flight schedule form/hotel reservation form should be sent to Kenya Taekwondo Association by e-mail or fax to the followings:
  (E-mail: / Fax: 254 2 33 68 27 / Tel: 254 733 939377)  

- Deadline for application
   55th IRS & 67th IRRC: July 20, 2009
? If the WTF receives more than 300 applicants, the WTF might close application deadline earlier than July 20, 2009  

12. Things to prepare
- Writing utensils, Taekwondo uniform and sports shoes, photo (1 passport size)
   ? There will be some physical training such as series of agility drill  


*Application form of the 55th IRS and Flight Schedule / Hotel Reservation
*Application form of the 67th IRRC and Flight Schedule / Hotel Reservation