2018 SCKO Christmas Kendo Tournament (Sunday December 9th, 2018)

RSVP by November 29th

Date: Sunday, December 9th, 2018
Place: Cerritos Regional County Park Gymnasium, 19700 Bloomfield Ave., Cerritos, CA 90803
Entry Fee: $0 per Competitor. Happy Holidays!

Approximate Time Schedule:
8:00 am Setup
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Opening Ceremony
9:30 am Tournament Starts.
12:00 pm Lunch
4:00 pm Closing Ceremony
5:00 pm Done cleaning up
Court Volunteers: We have to provide volunteers. If you can do, please apply from following form. We appreciate your coorperation!
Volunteers, please arrive at 8:00 am for setup and meeting.

Lunch: Lunch will NOT be provided. Please bring your own special lunch.

Tournament Format:
Non-Bogu Matches : Single Elimination
• 14 & Under Non-Bogu Division
• 15 & Over Non-Bogu Division
See Rules and Regulation for Format

Non-Dan Kids Under 12
• 9 years old & under (Boys & Girls)
• 10-12 years old, 4 kyu or greater (Boys & Girls)
• 10-12 years old, 1-3 kyu (Boys & Girls)

Women’s
• Over 13 years old, Women’s Kyu
• Under 40 years old, Women’s Dan
• 40 years old & above, Women’s Dan

Men’s Kyu
• 13-16 years old Men’s Kyu
• Over 17 years old Men’s Kyu Men’s Dan
• 13-16 years old Men’s 1-2Dan
• 17-29 years old Men’s 1-2 Dan
• 30 years old and above Men’s 1-2 Dan
• Men’s 3-5 Dan (All Ages)
• 6 Dan up (All ages)

1. Individual Match : **Divisions subject to change depending on registration**
2. East-West Special Team Match: If time allows.

We will register people who is 3 Dan and up as shinpan. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

RULES and REGULATIONS
1. Regulations of the matches will follow “The Regulation of Kendo Shiai and Shinpan” set forth by the Federation of International Kendo (FIK).

2. Tsuki Waza and Jodan are authorized for over 16 years old only AND MUST HAVE Dan Rank.

3. Each kenshi can only participate in one division and is responsible for bringing one’s own Me-Jirushi

4. Tournament brackets will be made right before the tournament. Depending on the number of participants, some divisions may be combined with others.

Tournament Format and Time:

 Individual
NON-BOGU Group Round 1: Men (2), Kote (2), Do (2)
Round 2: Kirikaeshi (1set)
Round 3: Kote-Men (2), Kote-Do (2), KoteMen-Do (2)
Winner: Decision by Hantei

KYU Group 2 minutes 3 Point Match / Unlimited Encho

DAN Group 3 minutes 3 Point Match /Unlimited Encho

*KYU & DAN Group: Semifinal and Final will be Unlimited Encho,

 Grand Championship 3 minutes 3 Point Match / Unlimited Encho,

 East –West Match 2 minutes / 3 point match No Encho KACHINUKI Match.
(In case of a tie, the next kenshi from each team will compete)