During the weekend of 28 and 29 of October 2017, the IKF EKC 2018 Round 1 will be played in Budapest, Hungary. This event will count as a qualifying event for the IKF European Korfball Championship 2018 Final Round in the Netherlands. In the days before the event participating countries will be offered the opportunity to participate in multiple IKF Education courses to support their development.
Already 14 countries are qualified for the IKF EKC in October 2018. With a total of 16 places available, this leaves two starting tickets for the participants in the IKF EKC First Round. The numbers one and two in the IKF 2018 EKC Round 1 will qualify.
The line-up of the tournament consists of 8 countries. Including two countries that will participate for the first time ever in an IKF event: Switzerland and Ukraine. The other participants are the host of the event Hungary, Armenia, Greece, Ireland, Serbia and Sweden.
Also the draw of the pools of the event already took place, as can be seen underneath:
|Pool A||Pool B|