Please register using the form at the bottom of this post.
RSVP: June 27th, 2017
Date and Time: Sunday, July 16th, 2017
(Gym Open 7:00 AM, Registration 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM)
Place: John Burroughs High School, Gymnasium (Building 5)
1920 W Clark Ave, Burbank, CA 91506
Entree Fee: $20
9-years old and younger
10-11 years old
12-13 years old
14-15 years old
16-18 years old
No Bogu Division
Team Best 5 Divisions (One Team Per Dojo)
- Sempo: 13 years and under
- Jiho & Chuken: 15 Years and Under
- Fukusho & Taisho: 18 years and Under
2017 Annual Butokuden Winery Kendo Gasshuku
(Picture from last year. See more pictures on the bottom of this post)
We will have our annual Winery Gasshuku as follows:
Date/Time (July 22 – 23, 2017):
1 – 4 PM: Kendo Practice
5 – ? : Wine and BBQ
8:30 – 9:30: Asageiko (Morning Practice)
Dismissal after practice
Please register using the form at the bottom of this page, so we can have an approximate head count.
Kendo Practice Location:
Anderson Recreation Center,
125 West Walnut Avenue, Lompoc, CA 93436
300 North 12 Street, Lompoc, 93436
This is the Winery.
Dojo Rental: It will depend on the number of participants, and we will split among the adult Kenshis.
Adult Kenshi: $10 – 20 (we will split the cost, so more people, it will be cheaper!)
18 and under: $0
Wine & BBQ:
18 and Under: $5
Everyone to book the hotel on your own. Suggestion is to book near the winery, so you do not have to drive after the BBQ.
Looking forward to a big participation!
Pictures from last year winery Gasshuku:
Date: 5/21/2017 @ Butokuden
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (Godo keiko 3:45 – 4:45)
Instructor: Hori sensei 7 Dan, Ariga sensei 7 Dan and Okawa sensei 7 Dan
Participants: Kendo rank of 1 Dan and above (Over 14 years old)
Please come prepared with:
– Shinpan Ki (Referee Flags)
– Mejiryushi (Red/White Ribbon tags)
– Referee Booklet (2006 ver.)
– Kendo Dogu and Shinai
Please pay upon arrival: $10 Bento fee (Pay to: Southern California Kendo Organization) The deadline for the application is May 6th. Please send us back.
We need volunteers as player. Kyu rank and children are also welcome.
Could you please ask your dojo members. If anyone can participate as player, also please write their name on the list. This is very good opportunity for learning about referee and improving your skill. We are looking forward to many people taking this opportunity to attend!
2017 International Gasshuku Schedule. Please come and join us!
Date: 6/22 (Thursday)
Location: Independence High School
1776 Educational Park Drive
San Jose, California 95133
2017 SCKO Memorial Kendo Tournament (Sunday, May 28th, 2017)
Date : Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Location : Marina High School, 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Check-In Time 08:00a – 08:30a (Pacific Standard Time)
Registration & Payment Deadline : April 26, 2017
TEAM TOURNAMENT (three players per team) with the following divisions:
● 12 years and under Kids Division
● Adult Kyu Division (19 years old and up)
● 13-15 years-old Youth Division
● 1st – 4th Dan Division, Over 39 Years Old
● 16-18 years-old Sr. Youth Division
● Yudansha Division
18 years and under $15.00 per person
19 years and up $20.00 per person
Bento (Lunch box): $8.00 per person
1) Bento will be provided for Shinpan at no charge
2) Maximum of 5 full-day volunteers per dojo will be provided with Bento at no charge
The annual AUSKF and SCKO fees are due soon. Please make checks payable to BUTOKUDEN Dojo for the following amount. If you are registering to AUSKF and SCKO for the first time (i.e. You have never registered before), there is an additional $10. In order to participate in tournaments, promotion exams, and seminars, you must be a member of SCKO and AUSKF.
||17 & Under or full time Student
|AUSKF Annual Fee
|SCKO Annual Fee
Additional $10 fee for new member (they have never registered with AUSKF and does not have an AUSKF ID)
FOR PEOPLE REGISTERING TO AUSKF FOR THE FIRST TIME, PLEASE COMPETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW
77th Nisei Week Kendo Tournament (April 30, 2017)
RSVP: April 12
Sunday 9AM, April 30, 2017
Sign in: 8AM to 8:30AM
@Almansor Park (indoor basketball gym), Alhambra
10 yrs & Under Kyu
11 ~ 13 yrs Kyu
14 ~ 15 yrs Kyu
Women Kyu (14 yrs & Over)
Adult 0-4 Kyu (16 yrs & Over)
Adult 3-1 Kyu (16 yrs & Over)
Team (please refer to entry packet for detail on composition of team)
Shinpan Meeting: 8:45AM.
Entry Fee $25.00
55th Annual San Jose Kendo Tournament
@ Independence High School, main gym,
1776 Educational Park Dr., San Jose, CA 95133
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
check in by 8:30 AM
Starts at 9:00 AM
RSVP April 17, 2017
NO ENTRY FEE
However, your generous donations are greatly appreciated
Bento for participants is complimentary and for guests is $10.00. Bento will be provided for Officials and Shinpan.
Youth 10 years and under Youth
11-13 years old Youth
14-17 years old (kyu only)
Adult kyu,18 years and over
Open Women (any rank, 14 years and older)
Over 40 Women (any rank, 40 years and older) May also register in open women’s division, however, depending on the number of participants, may be restricted to one division.
1 dan – 2 dan
3 dan and higher
Seniors (50 years old and up, any rank)
2. Participant will be allowed to enter one (1) individual and one (1) team category only. (except women over 40 may enter both Over 40 Women and Open Women’s division. However, depending on the number of participants, may be restricted to one division)
3. Youth Team: Five person team. 17 years old and under, Kyu only. Two teams allowed.
4. Women’s Team: Three woman team (14 years and older). Two teams allowed.
5. Adult Team: Five person team. Two teams allowed. ***Dojo must have 2 members to have a team (Senpo and Taisho). A member from another dojo may be added to an incomplete team by tournament organizers.
March 2017 SCKO GODO KEIKO will be held in San Diego.
SCKO has rented a bus so we can all have fun going together. After practice, we have arranged luncheon at nearby restaurant and then to go sightseeing.
We set up 3 meeting places to catch the SCKO bus (West LA, Gardena and Irvine). Specific places will be announced later.
Please come to the most convenient meeting place for you.
The schedule, Lunch fee and location are below.
If some people do not want to join the lunch, they can drive directly to the gym. Or if someone drives their car, but wants to join lunch, please sign up for lunch.
Parents can also get rides if there are seats.
Please mention in the comment if parents also want to get rides and lunch.
Let’s try to have KEIKO with other kenshis and enjoy the trip with us!
4:30am pick up at WLA
5:30am pick up at Gardena
6:30am pick up at Irvine
9:00am – 12:30 Godo Keiko
13:00 – Lunch
14:30 – Sightseeing
20:00 – 21:00 drop off
BUS IS FREE!
Lunch: $20(TAX and Tip are included)
Golden City Restaurant. 5375 Kearny Villa Road. San Diego, CA 92123
Twin Peaks Middle school
14640 Tierra Bonita Road, Poway, CA 92064
Registration Due date is March 7th