The Lithuanian Pangration Athlima Federation under the auspicious of World Pangration Athlima Federation proclaims the 8th European Pangration Athlima Championship in the following Disciplines and Age Categories:

PALAISMATA – women, men, mix: (12 – 14), (15 – 17), (18 – 20), (21+)

POLYDAMAS – women, men, mix: (18 – 20), (21+)

AGON IMIEPAFIS (semi contact) – women, men: (12 – 14), (15 – 17), (18 – 20), (21+), Veterans men: 38+

AGON PANGRATION (full contact) – women, men: (15 – 17), (18 – 19), (21+)

KATO PANGRATION – women, men: (12 – 14), (15 – 17), (18 – 20), (21+), Veterans men: 38+

PLERIS AGON (full contact) – women, men: (18 – 20) (21+)

PYX-LAX women, men: (12 – 14), (15 – 17), (18 – 20), (21+)


·         Cadets 12 – 14 Years: (born 1/1/ to 31/12 the years 2011, 2010, 2009)

Boys: -34, 37, 41, 45, 50, 55, 60, 66, +66

Girls: -32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, +63

·         Juniors 15—17 Years: (born from 1/1/ to 31/12 the years 2008, 2007, 2006)

·          Girls: —44, — 48, — 52, — 57, — 63, — 70, +70

Boys: – 46, – 50, – 55, – 60, – 66, – 73, – 81, +81

·         Men-Women 18—20 Years:(born from 1/1 to 31/12 the years 2005, 2004, 2003)

               Women:            – 48, – 52, – 57, – 63, – 70, – 78, +78

               Men:                 – 56, – 62, – 69, – 77, – 85, – 95, +95

·         Men-Women +21 Years (born from 31/12/2002 and before), +38veterans:

               Women:           — 48, – 52, – 57, – 63, – 70, – 78, +78

               Men:                 – 56, – 62, – 69, – 77, – 85, – 95, – 105, +105

The National Federations-Associations may enter as many athletes as possible. Age: Participating athletes must be born in 2011 and before.

 Thursday, 16th of November 2023 
ALL DAYArrivals of delegationsHOTELS
 Vilnius Airport 
 Friday, 17th of November 2023 
09.00-10.00Meeting, Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)V. KozakeviciausSports Center
10.00-11.00Weight in
11.00-11.30Opening Ceremony
20.00-21.00Meeting Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)
 Saturday, 18th of November 2023 
09.00-10.00Meeting Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)V. KozakeviciausSports Center
10.00-11.00Weight in
20.00-21.00Meeting Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)
 Sunday, 19th of November 2023 
09.00-10.00Meeting Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)V. KozakeviciausSports Center
10.00-11.00Weight in
18.00-19.00Award Ceremony,
19.00-22.00Meeting Coaches, Judges (Hellanodikes)
 Monday, 20th of November 2023 
ALL DAYDeparture of delegationsAirport Vilnius


·         All the Delegations must arrive on 16th of November 2023.

·         The time and the disciplines that will be held each day will be announced after the registration of the athletes by each National Federation.

·         The registration of the officials, athletes, coaches and referees will be done via internet in the new competition platform of WPAF thus, each National Federation has to send their agreement in order to get a unique passcode to enter in the platform.

·         Afterwards the draw and announce of the categories no one allowed to add or to remove athletes.

·         Delegations missing the registration deadline will not be allowed to participate.

·         The deadline for athletes’ entry is MONDAY 13th of November 2023


Participation fee of 100,00 € for each athlete, for 4 disciplines, there is extra charge 20,00 € for each additional discipline (4 disciplines plus I = 120,00 €, 4 disciplines plus 2 = 140,00 €) The Lithuanian Pangration Athlima Federation will offer full hospitality to an official from each National Federation.

The Lithuanian Pangration Athlima Federation will cover hospitality for I Hellanodike/referee from the National Federation that have 6 athletes, 2 Hellanodikes/referees if the National Federation that have 7 to 14 athletes, 3 Hellanodikes/referees if the National Federation that have 15 athletes and more                    


Payment of entries must be made no later than 13th of November 2023 at Bank account of Lithuanian Pankration Athlima Federation :

Bank SEB Bankas

IBAN: LT107044090106512949


ACCOUNT NUMBER: LT107044090106512949


The hotels of the accommodation of the delegations are near to the V. Kozakeviciaus sports Center and the details of the accommodations and all the terms and all conditions describes in the following proposal:


4 nights – 400 euro

3 nights – 300 euro

2 nights – 300 euro

The afore mentioned prices include:

             All the taxes

·           Hotels and guest houses near V. Kozakeviciaus Sports Center – 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

·           Transportation from and to the airport by busses

·           Assistant Staff for the services of the participants

·           Transportation to and from V. Kozakeviciaus Sports Center to the accommodation’s places.

All damages to all the property of the hotels and guest houses or venues resulting from the stay of a national delegations shall be charged to the federation and will be paid in full.

Terms and conditions:

We are not guaranteeing the availability of the hotels if the delegations will not book until 13th of November.


The 50% of the amount must be paid until the 10th of November 2023 (in case of cancelation after the 10th of November there is not refund) The payment of the remain amount of 50% must be paid by the 13th of November 2023. The payment must be done in the bank account of Lithunian Pankration Athlima Federation. The name of your federation must be added in order to receive the invoice. Along with your payment you have to send the enclosed list to: and


BANK: SEB Bankas

Name of the company: Lithuanian Pankration Athlima Federation

Address: Architektu street 56-101, VILNIUS

Post office box: 04111

Account Number: LT107044090106512949

IBAN: LT107044090106512949



           The National Federations that will not choose the aforementioned package are responsible for their accommodation-board and local transportation. The organizer is not responsible for providing any assistance.


The Stadium where the 8th European Pangration Athlima Championship 2023 will be held is the V. Kozakeviciaus sports center. It is in located in Salcininkeliai, Mokyklos street the house number 9, LT-17268, it’s about 20 km from Vilnius.


There is no Covid-19 protocol for the sports events in Lithuania and we will not ask from the participants to show rapid tests. If there is any change the National Federations will be informed by official letter of WPAF.


Each National Federation is responsible for its competitors (the control of nonpregnancy, as well as the gender control are placed under the responsibility of the National Federations) and must assume all responsibility for accidents and health insurance, as well as the civil liabilities for their competitors and officials, during the 8th European Pangration Athlima Championships 2023. The organizer of the World European Championships, LPAF and WPAF will not be held responsible for any insurance related to the abovementioned matters.

The organizer of the European Championships LPAF and WPAF has no liability for any claims of injury, accident, illnesses or death arising within or outside the competition, and travelling or other activities in connection with the event.


The competition will be conducted in accordance with the latest W.P.A.F. Competition Rules and W.P.A.F. Referees Rules.


The official weigh–in will be done electronical at the stadium on 17th of November at 10:00 am (see the program). It will be possible to do an unofficial weigh–in. Multiple weighing scales will be provided for the athletes to test their weight within the training / warm-up area at the stadium.

Control of weigh–in shall be the responsibility of the LPAF. Technical Committee in collaboration with local organizers. Athletes must present their official passport or ID card at the official weigh–in. Competitors who do not meet these criteria will not be allowed to participate.


Approved Endyma: Competitors must wear an W.P.A.F. approved endyma, white and blue color, without labels or patches.

The control shall be the responsibility of the LPAF Technical Committee in collaboration with local organizers. Competitors who do not meet these criteria will not be allowed to participate.


Female contestants shall wear under the Chiton either a round necked plain white or off-white t-shirt, with short sleeves, made of non-rigid material, long enough to be worm inside the trousers, or a plain white or off-white leotard with short sleeves. No marking should be visible when the Chiton is done up. All other regulations must be adhered to.


Each country should provide minimum 1 Hellanodike for 6 participants, 2 for 7 to 14 participants and 3 for more than 15 participants. A penalty fee of 100 € per referee will be requested for not having the correct number of referees, as stated above, and collected by the organizer on the spot (this is a mandatory condition to participate in the draw).

Hotel bookings for referees must be included within the booking of the delegation from the national federation.

All referees must attend the referee meetings before start of competition (each day).

Attention: only the referees selected and qualified by W.P.A.F. Referee Committee may participate as referees at these championships.

Neither the organizing committee nor the WPAF will be held responsible for not respecting this obligation! However, if there won’t be enough referees for the competition to take place in proper conditions, W.P.A.F. may decide to complement the pool of referees with national referees of the organizing federation (decided by W.P.A.F. Referee Committee).


a.                   Only one coach, who stays at the limit of the contest area during the match seated on a designated coach chair, may assist contestants.

b.                   If the coach exhibits misbehavior towards the athletes, the referee, the audience or anyone else, the referees or head referee may decide to make him leave the area reserved to the officials for the duration of the match.

c.                   If the misbehavior continues, the referees or head referee of the match may decide to make him leave the official area for the whole tournament. Coaches must behave in accordance with the W.P.A.F. organization rules.


There will be anti-doping control, conducted by the official anti-doping authority. The WADA has published the Prohibited list that will be in forced from 1/1/2023. The National Federations must be informed and inform their athletes at:



The organizer will help any country with obtaining visa for athletes and officials. For nations who need visa to enter Lithuania, please send to the organizer as soon as possible (latest date – 6th of October) a list of participants with full names, passport numbers, date of birth, and functions (athlete, coach, official, doctor etc.) using the visa application form. Complete visa applications should be sent in time and only by email to


A maximum of two people per country, may attend the Meeting. The Meeting is scheduled on 16th of November at 20:00pm.


All National Federations, officials, coaches and athletes participating in the European Championship have to respect and accept the authority of the WPAF and local officials, the statutes, the sports and organization rules, the refereeing rules of the international federation, as well as the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) rules.


The medal ceremonies will consist of the following:

•   flags (first to third) and national anthem of the winning athlete’ s/team’ s nation

•   Photo opportunity for the accredited media

During the medal presentations, accreditation must be temporarily removed and handed over to the coordinator of the awarding ceremony. There will be one WPAF official and one official of the local organizers to coordinate the awarding ceremony.

The athletes will be escorted to the awarding ceremony podium and will stand behind the podium according to the following order: 2nd place, 1st place, and the two 3rd place athletes.

Participants in the awarding ceremony may not have any flags, mascots, shoes, flipflops, socks, caps, head cover or any unnecessary clothing or other items on them during the ceremony.

No kind of demonstration or political, religious, commercial or racial propaganda is permitted during the awarding ceremony.

Athletes must present themselves in Endyma. Please note that no athletes, other than those who are part of the ceremony, may participate in the awarding ceremony.


LPAF will reward the most technical athlete with a most technical athlete Trophy to a participant of the European Championship (athlete) for recognized outstanding technical prowess and a flawless display of sportsmanlike behavior and etiquette, beyond expectation and demands of the rules.


LPAF will award a Fair Play Trophy to a participant of the European Championship (athlete, coach, referee, technical crew, team official etc.) for recognized outstanding ethical or sportsmanlike behavior, beyond expectation and demands of the rules.