Taekwondo Events

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Taekwondo Events


Copperbox Arena,
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park,
London E20 3HB



50+ Yes Volunteers needed

We are looking for volunteers to help run the World Para Championships and the World Grand Prix in October 2017.

The roles that we are looking to fill are as follows:

Airport "Meet n Greet Services"
Hotel Services
Training Venue
Athlete Process
Field of play support
Rig & Derig
Media & Hospitality
Video Replay Support
Fan & Community Zones
Entertainment team

If you would be interested in volunteering at these events we will provide the following:


You will receive a free t-shirt to wear during the event. If you could also wear, either plain black trousers or skirt and black shoe’s - it would be appreciated.


You will receive a £5 meal payment, for each shift worked to cover a meal and refreshment. There will also be tea, coffee, and water available inside the venue.


Roles may take place around the Copper Box Arena, at training venues, hotels, transport hubs and Heathrow or London City Airports.


An expenses fee of £5 per day, per person will be paid to each volunteer as a contribution towards transport costs.


1. Applications open 23rd May 2017
2. Application closing date 29th September 2017 ( if places remaining)
3. Notification of acceptances & roles will be start to be sent out approx. 1st August 2017

So that volunteers understand their roles fully, there will be a pre event volunteer briefing where you will also receive training for your specific role, collect your accreditation and championship t-shirt.

You can download an electronic version of the application form from our website at www.gbtaekwondo.co.uk and return by post to:

National Championship Volunteers,
GB Taekwondo,
National Taekwondo Centre
Ten Acres Sports Complex
Ten Acres Lane
M40 2SP

Or return it by email to: events@gbtaekwondo.co.uk

About our club

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help make this year’s World Para Championships and Grand Prix events a great success, working in a variety of interesting roles and meeting people from all corners of the UK over for the period from the 15th - 23rd October 2017.

Both of these world class events will feature only the best Olympic & Paralympic Taekwondo athletes from around the globe.

As with all our events, each volunteer will receive a £5 contribution towards their travel, along with a meal voucher and a free Event T-shirt.
If you would like to be a part of these exciting events and contribute to the success of a fantastic tournament – then please complete a volunteer application form before returning to events@gbtaekwondo.co.uk

Sports and activities

  • Taekwondo

Skills Required

  • Event organisation
  • Hosting & welcoming
  • Media relations & PR
  • Social event organisation
  • Team management
  • Volunteer management

Upcoming event

GB Taekwondo is hosting the World Para Taekwondo Championships and the World Taekwondo Grand Prix at the Copperbox Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London E20 3HB
These large Olympic Taekwondo event will feature only the best Olympic & Paralympic Taekwondo athletes from around the globe.
The 19th October will see the staging of the World Para Taekwondo Championships, with over 200 athletes from more than 60 countries starting their qualification journey towards Tokyo 2020, where Para Taekwondo will feature for the first time.
This will be followed on the 20th, 21st & 22nd October 2017 by the World Taekwondo Grand Prix, the showcase pinnacle of the Olympic sport featuring the top stars, including double Olympic Champion Jade Jones for the first time in London since the home games.

Taekwondo Events

Address: Copper Street, London E20 3HB, UK

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