Today, we had a Kendo Demonstration at the the Seal Beach Pier, for the Japanese Kite festival. Many of our Dojo members came to help us. Ryo, Riki, Ian, Cozo, Shion, Leon, Arata, Hiroyuki and Haruna. It was a good turn out, there were a lot of people watching. But it was kind of too windy, so the sand dust was pretty strong.
Please find below the information regarding the 2009 Nikkei Games Kendo Tournament. Please read carefully the information below.
Date: August 16, 2009
Roll Call: 7:30 AM
Place: CSULB Pyramid
This tournament is for both Kyu and Dan divisions.
Please respond to this e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, July 23rd if you would like to participate at this tournament.
We also need Shinpan (referees) for this tournament (4 Dan or higher).
*Yudansha Divisions (Regular Tournament)
1 dan, 2 dan,3 dan,4 dan, and women’s dan
Rules: 4 minutes, unlimited Extension
0-4 Kyu Team (3 kenshi, 17 yeas of age and under)
3-1 Kyu Team (3 kenshi, 17 years of age and under)
Rules: Each dojo can submit up to 2 teams in each division
3 minutes, no extension
3 kenshi consisting of any combination of below mentioned:
– Adult kyu (18 years of age and older)
– Yudansha (up to 3 dan and 30 years of age and older)
Minimum of 2 kenshi per team
Taisho can not tie. If there are any ties prior to the taisho match both participants will sit down.
No jodan, no nitto, and no tsuki
Each dojo can submit up to 2 teams
Tournament Fee: $20.00
Officials, staff members, spectators, and volunteers have FREE admission. However, they will be asked to pay a parking fee.
Volunteer: Three courts and front desk need volunteers