Competitions

IWUF Official Championships

  • World Wushu Championships (WWC)
  • World Kungfu Championships (WKFC)
  • World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC)
  • World Taijiquan Championships (WTJQC)
  • Sanda World Cup (SWC)
  • Taolu World Cup (TWC)
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  • World Wushu Championships (WWC)
  • World Kungfu Championships (WKFC)
  • World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC)
  • World Taijiquan Championships (WTJQC)
  • Sanda World Cup (SWC)
  • Taolu World Cup (TWC)

World Wushu Championships (WWC) – Pinnacle

 About WWC

The World Wushu Championships (WWC) is the official world championship event that is hosted by the International Wushu Federation. First held in 1991, the WWC takes place biennially and is the official pinnacle championships of the IWUF, featuring the highest competitive level within the sport of wushu. The World Wushu Championships features taolu and sanda competition for both men and women. The World Wushu Championships also coincides with the IWUF’s congress as well as various committee meetings.

 

WWC

Year Event Location
2021 16th WWC Dallas, USA
2019 15th WWC Shanghai, China
2017 14th WWC Kazan, Russia
2015 13th WWC Jakarta, Indonesia
2013 12th WWC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011 11th WWC Angkara, Turkey
2009 10th WWC Toronto, Canada
2007 9th WWC Beijing, China
2005 8th WWC Hanoi, Vietnam
2003 7th WWC Macau, China
2001 6th WWC Yerevan, Armenia
1999 5th WWC Hong Kong, China
1997 4th WWC Rome, Italy
1995 3rd WWC Baltimore, USA
1993 2nd WWC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1991 1st WWC Beijing, China

World Kungfu Championships (WKFC) – Heritage

About WKFC

The World Kungfu Championships (WKFC) is the official world-level sport-for-all event that is hosted by the International Wushu Federation. First held in 2004, the WKFC takes place biennially and features thousands of competitors in all age groups competing in a wide variety of events. This event provides an excellent platform for practitioners of all ages and varying skill levels within all traditional wushu styles to foster understanding through skill and cultural exchanges. With a spirit of interaction, the event aims to build friendships and interest in the practice of kungfu (traditional wushu).

 

WKFC

Year Event Location Mountain 
2023 10th WKFC Emeishan, China Emei Mountain
2021 9th WKFC Emeishan, China Emei Mountain
2019 8th WKFC Emeishan, China Emei Mountain
2017 7th WKFC Emeishan, China Emei Mountain
2014 6th WKWC Chizhou, China Jiuhua Mountain
2012 5th WKWC Huangshan, China Mount Huangshan
2010 4th WKWC Shiyan, China Wudang Mountain
2008 3rd WKWC Shiyan, China Wudang Mountain
2006 2nd WKWC Zhengzhou, China Songshan Mountain
2004 1st WKWC Zhengzhou, China Songshan Mountain

 

World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC) – Future

About WJWC

The World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC) is the official junior world championship event that is hosted by the International Wushu Federation. First held in 2006, the WJWC takes place biennially and is the official pinnacle junior championships of the IWUF, featuring the highest competitive level within the sport of wushu amongst its junior athletes. The World Junior Wushu Championships features taolu and sanda competition for both boys and girls.

 

WJWC

Year Event Location
2022 9th WJWC Surabaya, Indonesia
2021(TBC) 8th WJWC Rabat, Morocco
2018 7th WJWC Brasilia, Brazil
2016 6th WJWC Burgas, Bulgaria
2014 5th WJWC Antalya, Turkey
2012 4th WJWC Macau, China
2010 3rd WJWC Singapore, Singapore
2008 2nd WJWC Bali, Indonesia
2006 1st WJWC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

World Taijiquan Championships (WTJQC) – Harmony

About WTJQC

The World Taijiquan Championships (WTJQC) is an official event hosted by the IWUF and takes place biennially, which boasts patience, harmony and balance. It features the highest competitive level within the Tai Chi discipline to provide participants with an international exchange and exhibition platform.

 

WTJQC

Year Event Location
2024 6th WTJQC Thunder Bay, Canada
2022 5th WTJQC Singapore
2021(TBC) 4th WTJQC Catania, Italy
2018 3rd WTJQC Burgas, Bulgaria
2016 2nd WTJQC Warsaw, Poland
2014 1st WTJQC Chengdu, China

Sanda World Cup (SWC) – Power

About SWC

The Sanda World Cup (SWC) is an official world cup event that is hosted by the International Wushu Federation. First held in 2002, the Sanda World Cup takes place biennially and features the top-placing sanda athletes from the previous World Wushu Championships.

 

SWC

Year Event Location
2021(TBC) 10th SWC Melbourne, Australia
2018 9th SWC Hangzhou, China
2016 8th SWC Xi’an, China
2014 7th SWC Jakarta, Indonesia
2012 6th SWC Wuyishan, China
2010 5th SWC Chongqing, China
2008 4th SWC Harbin, China
2006 3rd SWC Xi’an, China
2004 2nd SWC Guangzhou, China
2002 1st SWC Shanghai, China

Taolu World Cup (TWC) – Elite

About TWC

The Taolu World Cup (TWC) is an official world cup event that is hosted by the International Wushu Federation. First held in 2016, the Taolu World Cup takes place biennially and features the eight top-placing taolu athletes from the previous World Wushu Championships for both men and women.

 

TWC

Year Event Location
2021(TBC) 3rd TWC Tokyo, Japan
2018 2nd TWC Yangon, Myanmar
2016 1st TWC Fuzhou, China

 

 

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