Kendo Event Schedule

2018 Butokuden Kendo Event Schedule (as of 5/19/2018)

DATE EVENT LOCATION STATUS
1/4/2018 (Thu) First Practice of the year! Butokuden
1/13 (Sat) Arata’s Memorial Keiko (5:30PM – 7PM, Slide show and snack). Ends at 8PM Butokuden
1/18 (Thu) Brazilian National Team and Someya sensei visit Butokuden
1/19 (Fri) 4:30 PM Canadian National Team special practice Butokuden
1/20 – 21 (Sat – Sun) All Japan Team Training Camp in Los Angeles TBD
1/21 (Sun) Mori Hai Tournament Wilson Park
2/10 – 11 (Sat – Sun) FIK International Shinpan Seminar Montreal, Canada
2/10 (Sat) Steveston Kendo Tournament Vancouver, Canada
2/18 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko TBD
3/2 – 4 (Fri – Sun) Portugal National Team Selection (Ariga) Lisbon
3/18 (Sun) Godogeiko 9 – noon (everyone), 1 – 3 PM (Junior only) Butokuden
3/27 (Tue) Shogo Sensei First Practice (New Butokuden sensei) Butokuden
3/25 (Sun) Junior Practice 9 – noon Keiko, 1 – 3 PM Shiai Butokuden
4/1 (Sun) 9 AM – noon, Junior Sendoff Party Butokuden
4/8 (Sun) US Junior Open Championships Huntington Beach
4/8 – 13 (Sun – Fri) Butokuden International Gasshuku Butokuden
4/14 – 15 (Sat – Sun) AUSKF Board Meeting Orange County
4/15 (Sun) Kodansha Dan Shinsa (5 – 7 Dan and Shogo) Marina High School
4/29 (Sun) SCKO Spring Promotion Exam Butokuden
4/29 (Sun) 2018 WKF Spring Kendo Championship Burbank
5/3 (Wed) 8th Dan Exam Budokan, Tokyo
5/6 (Sun) Nisei Week Tournament Alhambra
5/19 (Sat) Yuhi-Hai Kendo Tournament UCLA
5/20 (Sun) Shinotsuka sensei: 8 dan Hanshi Seminar 10AM – 1:15PM for 1 Dan and Up. West HS, Torrance NEW
5/20 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko 9 – noon (Cancelled) TBD CANCEL
5/20 (Sun) San Jose Tournament San Jose
5/27 (Sun) SCKO Memorial Tournament Cabrillo High school UPDATE
6/17 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko 9 – noon TBD
6/17 (Sun) SCKO Junior Celebration Party 12:30 – 3PM TBD NEW
6/24 (Sun) ENGO Scholarship Junior Kendo Championship John Burroughs HS NEW
7/14 – 15 (Sat- Sun) 9am – 5pm 3rd AUSKF Women’s Seminar (Yukiko Takami)

Sat Full Day and Sunday until Noon.

Marina High School NEW
7/15 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko 9 – noon TBD
8/5 (Sun) Nikkei Games CSLB
8/17 – 19 (Fri – Sun) AUSKF Summer Camp Las Vegas NEW
8/19 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko 9 – noon TBD
8/20 – 24 Kochi Shogyo High School Students visit (10 people) BTK UPDATE
8/end (Tentative) Winery Gasshuku Lompoc Area NEW
9/12 – 16 17th World Kendo Championships Incheon, Korea
9/16 (Sun) SCKO Godokeiko 9 – noon TBD
9/30 (Sun) SCKO Shinpan seminar TBD
10/14 (Sun) SCKO Championship Tournament TBD
10/21 (Sun) SCKO Godokeiko 9 – noon TBD
11/4 (Sun) SCKO Promotion seminar (3-6 Dan) 9am-3pm TBD
11/10 (Sat) AUSKF Board Meeting TBD
11/11 (Sun) AUSKF Kodansha promotion exam TBD
11/18 (Sun) SCKO Promotion at 9am-4pm TBD
11/29 – 30 (Thu – Fri) 8th Dan Exam Budokan
12/16 (Sun) SCKO Year End Tournament TBD
12/23 (Sun) Butokuden Christmas Tournament & Party Butokuden
12/31 Toshigoshi Keiko

Locations:

Butokuden Dojo: 1581 Browning, Irvine CA 92606

Cabrillo High School:  2001 Santa Fe Ave, Long Beach, CA 90810

Cerritos: Cerritos Regional County Park (19700 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703-7811)

Edison High School: 21400 Magnolia St, Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Gardena Dojo: 16215 Gramercy Pl, Gardena, CA 90247

John Burroughs High School, Gymnasium (Building 5) 1920 W Clark Ave, Burbank, CA 91506

Lomita: Lomita Park (24428 Eshelman Ave, Lomita, CA 90717)

Long Beach Dojo: 1766 Seabright Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813

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

West High School in Torrance: 20401 Victor St, Torrance, CA 90503

Wilson Park: 2200 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90501