USANKF Event Sanctioning FAQs

How much does a regional qualifier cost?

A regional qualifier tournament can be sanctioned through the USANKF for $200. Click here to sanction your event


How do I host a National Qualifier?

To host a national qualifier you must sanction it through the USANKF. This can be done through your memberships account by logging in here. This sanctioning costs $350 and these events may only be held during the year of a National Championships (ie. beginning January 1 of the same year)


How much does it cost to host a referee seminar?

Referee seminars must be sanctioned through the USANKF to qualify as a testing for officials. These can be sanctioned by clicking here and paying a $200 sanctioning fee


I cannot log in to my membership account?

Generally, if you cannot log in to your membership account it is because you have not enabled the cookies on your internet browser, you can change this in the browser preferences or simply try a different internet browser. If you are still unable to access your account please send an email to


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