The Southern California Kendo Organization would like to welcome you to our 2009 SCKO Individual Kendo Championships. Please carefully review the following pages for important information:
Date: December 13th, 2009(Sunday)
Roll Call from 8:30-9:00AM
Place: Cerritos Regional Park Gym
19700 Bloomfield Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703
Eligibility: AUSKF Members Only
Event: Individual Kendo Tournament
Entree fee: $20.00 (18 & over) $15.00 (17 & under)
Bento: $8.00 each
Dead line: November 23rd 2009
*Must be postmarked by this date.
*Please return the enclosed application forms by Nov 23rd by e-mail to:
*Please send fees by check (Must be postmarked by Nov 23rd, 2009) by mail to:
If you have any questions, please contact to:
Hajime Mori (SCKO VP of Competition)
2155 E. Colorado Blvd. Ste #4
Pasadena CA, 91107
Boys/Girls 10 & under, All Ranks
Boys/Girls 11-13, All Ranks
Boys 14-17, 4 Kyu & under
Boys 14-17, 3-1 Kyu
Women 13 & over, Kyu & under
Women 13 & over, Dan
Adult (18 & over, Kyu & under)
Men 1-2 Dan
Men 3 Dan up (Any age)
Men 4 Dan up (40 years & over)
- Each participant can enter in only one division.
- Rank as of October 1, 200
Youth -3 minutes w/ unlimited encho*
Womens kyu -3 minutes/ w/ unlimited encho
Adult kyu -3 minutes/ w/ unlimited encho
Women dan -3 minutes w/ unlimited encho
Men- 1-2dan – 3 minutes w/ unlimited encho
Men – 3Dan up – 4minutes w/ unlimited encho
Men – 4Dan up – 4minutes w/unlimited encho
- 3-bon shobu matches.
* encho means time extension
Awards in Each Division
1st Place, 2nd Place , 3rd Place (x2),
A PRIMARY CONTACT PERSON over 18 years old should be assigned for each team and his or her phone number or e-mail address must be listed on the application form.
Regulations of the matches will follow “The Regulation of Kendo Shiai and Shinpan” set forth by the Federation of International Kendo (FIK).
Tsuki waza is authorized for YUDANSHA DIVISION only.
Each person can only participate in one division and is responsible for bringing one’s own Me-Jirushi (Red/White indicator)
ach dojo must provide one or more shinpan (referee) for every 10 participants.