2015 Butokuden Kendo Christmas Tournament & Party

Date: December 20th, Sunday

Time: Tournament 11 am – 3:30 pm, Party 4:30 pm to 8 pm

Location: Butokuden Dojo

Tournament Division: (It may change)

  1. 2 Bu:
    • Junior Non-Bogu (14 years old and under)
    • Junior A (0 Kyu – 3 Kyu: 9 years old and under)
    • Junior B (0 Kyu – 3 Kyu: 10 – 14 years old)
    • Junior C (2 Kyu – 1 Kyu: 14 years old and under)
    • Junior D (15 – 18 years old)
    • Junior Girls (10 – 18 years old)
  2. 3 Bu:
    • Adult Non-Bogu (15 years old and over)
    • Adult Kyu (19 years old and over)
    • Men’s Dan (1 Dan – 3 Dan)
    • Women’s Dan (1 Dan and up)
    • Masters (45 years old and over)
    • Sensei (4 Dan and up)

Party:

  • Potluck party: Please bring Food and Drinks.
  • Talent Show: Please prepare your performance!!! Everyone is welcome to perform. Please let Chie or Shin know what you will do.
  • Present Exchange: gift suggested amount for kids: $5, adults: $10

Deadline: December 6th, Sunday

Please fill out the form below.

SCKO Fall Promotion Exam (November 15, 2015)

This is to inform you of the Semi Annual SCKO Rank Promotion Examination.

1.Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015
2.Time: Roll call Kyu group: 9:00 AM, Yudansha group: 12:30 PM
3.Place: Butokuden Dojo (1581 Browning Irvine, CA 92606)
4.Application Deadline: Must be received no later than October 24, 2015. No Exceptions.
Submit photocopy of existing rank certificate if taken at another Federation.
5.Examination Fee:
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $20.00
1 Dan $15.00
2 Dan $25.00
3 Dan $35.00
4 Dan $45.00

certificate fee(Please pay if you pass)
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $20.00
1 Dan $30.00
2 Dan $40.00
3 Dan $60.00
4 Dan $80.00

6. Applicants must bring: All ranks must bring own Kendo-gu, neat Keiko-gi and Hakama, and Shinai.
3 Kyu and up, bring Bokuto for taking “Bokuto Keiko hou” (Training Method for fundamental kendo techniques with Bokuto) and kendo kata exams.
1 Kyu and up, bring completed Written Test Questionnaire.

7. Examination items:
6 Kyu: Men-uchi (twice), Kirikaeshi,
5 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men-uchi (twice), kote-men (twice), doh-uchi (twice)
4 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, gokaku-keiko
Kendo match: 4Kyu – 4 Dan
Bokuto Keiko hou fundamental:
1 to 4: 3 Kyu
1 to 6: 2 Kyu
1 to 9: 1 Kyu
Nihon Kendo kata:
1 to 3: 1 Kyu
1 to 5: 1 Dan
1 to 7: 2 Dan
1 to 10: 3 Dan and 4 Dan
Written test: 1 Kyu, 1 Dan, 2 Dan, 3 Dan, and 4 Dan

(*1) All 1 Kyu and 1 Dan through 4 Dan taking the exam must complete the attached written test prior to the exam date. They must submit this on the day of the exam. Written test is the last stage of your examination.
(*2) Enclosed is only one copy of the Written Test Questionnaire. Therefore, please make additional copies of the written test and distribute to examination applicants.
(*3) Examinees which successfully pass all stages of the rank exam MUST pay Certificate (Menjo) fee at the day of the exam, after the results are announced. Without ordering the certificate, the passed rank will annul.
(*4) AUSKF issues Only English certificates.
(*5) All examinees must be a member of AUSKF and pay their annual fee before submitting for examination

2015 SCKO Individual Kendo Championships(10/4/2015)

1.Date: October 4th, 2015 (Sunday) Roll Call from 8:30 – 9:00AM

2.Place: Marina High School
15871 Springdale St Huntington Beach, CA 92649

3.Eligibility: AUSKF Members Only

4.Event: Individual Kendo Tournament

5.Entree fee: $20.00 / Non Refundable

6.Bento: $8.00 each
*All Shinpan and Volunteers, Lunch will be provided by SCKO.

•Divisions

 9 & Under Boys & Girls – All Ranks
 10-12 Years Old Boys & Girls – All Ranks
 13-15 Years Old Boys – All Ranks
 16-18 Years Old Boys – All Ranks

 13 Years Over Girl’s & Women’s Kyu
 Adult Men’s Kyu (19 & over Kyu)

 Women’s Dan (13 & over Dan)
 Men’s 1-2 Dan (19 & over)
 Men’s 3-4 Dan (19 & over)
 Men’s 5 Dan up (Any age)

• Each participant can enter in only one division.
• Rank as of September 1, 2014

7.Dead line:September 13th 2015

SCKO Promotion Examination (April. 2015 )

This is to inform you of the Semi Annual SCKO Rank Promotion Examination.

1.Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015
2.Time: Roll call Kyu group: 9:00 AM, Yudansha group: 12:30 PM
3.Place: Butokuden Dojo (1581 Browning Irvine, CA 92606)
4.Application Deadline: Must be received no later than March 20, 2015. No Exceptions.
Submit photocopy of existing rank certificate if taken at another Federation.
5.Examination Fee:
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $20.00
1 Dan $15.00
2 Dan $25.00
3 Dan $35.00
4 Dan $45.00

certificate fee(if passed)
Kyu 17 years & under $10.00
Kyu 18 years & above $20.00
1 Dan $30.00
2 Dan $40.00
3 Dan $60.00
4 Dan $80.00

6. Applicants must bring: All ranks must bring own Kendo-gu, neat Keiko-gi and Hakama, and Shinai.
3 Kyu and up, bring Bokuto for taking “Bokuto Keiko hou” (Training Method for fundamental kendo techniques with Bokuto) and kendo kata exams.
1 Kyu and up, bring completed Written Test Questionnaire.

7. Examination items:
6 Kyu: Men-uchi (twice), Kirikaeshi,
5 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, Men-uchi (twice), kote-men (twice), doh-uchi (twice)
4 Kyu: Kirikaeshi, gokaku-keiko
Kendo match: 4Kyu – 4 Dan
Bokuto Keiko hou fundamental:
1 to 4: 3 Kyu
1 to 6: 2 Kyu
1 to 9: 1 Kyu
Nihon Kendo kata:
1 to 3: 1 Kyu
1 to 5: 1 Dan
1 to 7: 2 Dan
1 to 10: 3 Dan and 4 Dan
Written test: 1 Kyu, 1 Dan, 2 Dan, 3 Dan, and 4 Dan

(*1) All 1 Kyu and 1 Dan through 4 Dan taking the exam must complete the attached written test prior to the exam date. They must submit this on the day of the exam. Written test is the last stage of your examination.
(*2) Enclosed is only one copy of the Written Test Questionnaire. Therefore, please make additional copies of the written test and distribute to examination applicants.
(*3) Examinees which successfully pass all stages of the rank exam MUST pay Certificate (Menjo) fee at the day of the exam, after the results are announced. Without ordering the certificate, the passed rank will annul.
(*4) AUSKF issues Only English certificates.
(*5) All examinees must be a member of AUSKF and pay their annual fee before submitting for examination

53rd Steveston Kendo Tournament (Vancouver, Canada) – February 14, 2015

Date : February 14, 2015

Location : McMath High School, 4251 Garry Street, Richmond, B.C.

Competition categories : (Individual matches)

> Junior 10 Years & Under
> 11–13 Years
> 14–15 Years
> Ladies 16 Years+ (1 Dan & Under)
> 16 Years+ Older (2 Dan & Over)
> Adult Kyu 16 Years+ (0–4 KYU)
> 16 Years+ (1–3 KYU)
> Yudansha 1–2 dan
> 3 dan
> 4 dan+

Deadline : January 15th , 2014

2015 Mori Hai Tournament

Date: Sunday February 1, 2015

Location: Wilson Park, Torrance CA

Time: 8am~8:30am sign in

Tournament Fee: 17 and under :$15 / 18 & older and All Yudanshas: $20

Bentos: $9.0

Divisions: (Participants can only enter ONE division)

1)0-6 Kyu (age 13 and under)

2) 5-4 Kyu

3) 3-1 Kyu

4) Women’s Kyu (14 and older)

5) Adult Kyu (18 years and older)

6) Women’s Dan

7) 1-2 Dan

8) 3-4 Dan

9) 5 Dan and above

10) Senior Group 1 (50-59)

11) Senior Group 2 (60+)

All entries are due by December 24, 2014

2014 SCKO Christmas Tournament (November ,14 )

Date : Sunday, December 14th

Place : Location : Cerritos Sports Complex 19900 Bloomfield Avenue,Cerritos, CA 90703

Time : 8 am = Set up & Registration /8:45 am = opening ceremony/ 9am  = Tournament start

Eligibility : SCKO Members Only

Entree Fee : Free!!!

Lunch: Lunch will NOT be provided.
Please bring your own lunch.
Otherwise there will be an option to order McDonald’s Hamburgers at the beginning of the day.
1. Individual Match : Division
🙂 Non-Bogu Matches
🙂 Individual Match
• Sensei’s Tachiai ( 60 over 7 dan sensei)
• 9 & Under
• 10-12 4 Kyu & under
• 10-12 3-1 Kyu
• 13 & Over Women’s Kyu
• 39 & Under Women’s Dan
• 40 & Over Women’s Dan
• 13-16 Men’s Kyu
• 17 & Over Men’s Kyu
• 13-16 Men’s 1-2Dan
• 17 -29 Men’s 1-2 Dan
• 30 & Over 1-2 Dan
• Men’s 3-5 Dan
• 6 Dan & Up

The 2014 Butokuden Christmas Tournament & Party

The BUTOKUDEN Christmas Tournament & Party!

Date : December 21 , Sunday
Time :  Tournament 11 pm – 4 pm , Party 5:30 pm – 9 pm )
Location : Butokuden dojo
Tournament : All division but kids class (1 bu) will do demonstration!
Christmas Party:
> Potluck: Please bring Food and drinks
> Fun Games
> We will need prizes for the games. Please donate prizes!
> Please prepare your performance for the Talent Show night (Parents, Senseis, everyone is welcome to perform. Great prizes for winners)
> There will be a present exchange game: Please bring a present (gift suggested amount: Kids: $5, Adult: $10)

Deadline: December 7, Sunday