Main venues

Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre

European Taido Championship and Internatinal Taido Games will take place 2-3 August 2019 in Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (TESC) Hall D. TESC is one of the largest exhibition and sports centres in Finland. Check out the virtual presentation!

D-Hall 4,350 m²
Usable floor area 3,600 m²

Arriving to TESC

TESC is within a 15-minute drive from Tampere railway station, bus station and airport, and is easily accessible by both public transport and by car. Plenty of outdoor parking space is available.

A shuttle bus will be arranged  both days for those participants who require transportation to and from Varala Sports Institute/ Scandic Hotel Rosendahl.  Make sure to reserve a seat on the shuttle bus while doing the enrollment. The cost of the transport is 10 euros / day / person.


Varala Sports Institute

Seminars, shinsa and meetings will take place in Varala Sports Institute which is located right in the middle of Tampere. Varala is easily accessible with both public and private transport. The forests of Pyynikinharju and Lake Pyhäjärvi astound with their beauty.


Arriving to Varala

Tampere is located in Southern Finland some 170 km north-west of Helsinki, capital of the country. Both domestic and international travel connections to Tampere are excellent. The city is within easy reach by air, by land and in summer, even by water!

Read more how to reach Varala!



The banquet will take place immediately after the competition on Saturday evening. Event package for adults include participation. Others who want to join can choose this option from ”optional services” when enrolling. Banquette will take place in Scandic Rosendahl.

Rosendahl (juhlatilaisuus) - Laura Vanzo
Photo: Laura Vanzo