The European Shotokan Karate-do Association was founded in 1986 in Ghent, Belgium at the request of the member countries of the former European Amateur Karate Federation. ESKA is a fully democratic, non-political organization formed to foster and develop traditional Shotokan competition around Europe. ESKA championships are held every year at the end of November or beginning of December.

    ESKA-Championships in Matosinhos/Portugal 2017:

    The next European Shotokan Karate-Do Championships will take place in Matosinhos/Portugal from 24th-26th of november 2017.