14th Nikkei Games Kendo Tournament (Aug 9, 2015)

RSVP July 8

Date: August 9, 2015
Roll Call: 8:30 AM
Place: CSULB, Pyramid

Tournament
*Yudansha Divisions (Regular Tournament)
1 Dan, 2 Dan, 3 Dan, 4 Dan & Up, Women’s Dan
Rules: 4 minutes, Unlimited Extension

*Kyu Team
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

*Kachinuki Team
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 nito, and no tsuki
Each dojo can submit up to 2 teams for both Kyu and Kachinuki Teams.

Tournament Fee: $20.00
◦ Officials, staff members, spectators, and volunteers have FREE admission.
* There will be fee for car park at CSULB parking lot

2015 All USA Junior Open Kendo Championships (Saturday August 1, 2015)

RSVP: May 16

Please sign up using the form below

Date: Saturday, August 1st, 2015 (Tournament)
Location: Marina High School
15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach, CA 92649

FEE: $30

Individual Division:

> 9-years old and younger
> 10-11 years old
> 12-13 years old
> 14-15 years old
> 16-18 years old
> 13-under girls
> 14-18 girls

Team Division:

Boy’s Team Composition
Senpo: 13-years old and under
Jiho: 15-years old and under
Chuken: 15-years old and under
Fukusho: 18-years old and under
Taisho: 18-years old and under

Girls Team Composition
Senpo: 18-years old and under
Chuken: 18-years old and under
Taisho: 18-years old and under

Youth Team Composition (Both Boys and Girls)
Senpo: 11 years and younger
Chuken: 11 years and younger
Taisho: 11 years and younger

Team Practice Schedule:

30-May Sat 4:30:00 PM – 6:30 PM Cerritos Dojo
13-Jun Sat 4:30:00 PM – 6:30 PM Butokuden
27-Jun Sat 4:30:00 PM – 6:30 PM Cerritos Dojo
18-Jul Sat 4:30:00 PM – 6:30 PM Cerritos Dojo
25-Jul Sat 9:00:00 AM – 5:00 PM Butokuden Junior Kendo Camp
26-Jul Sun 9:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Butokuden Send off Party after practice
Cerritos Dojo location: 19700 Bloomfield Ave., Cerritos, CA 90703

THE 19th ANNUAL SCKO MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT (Sunday, May 17th, 2015)

  1. Date: Sunday, May 17th, 2015

 

  1. Place: Marina High School, 15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649

 

  1. Roll Call: On the tournament date, registration will take place from 8:00a to 8:30 am (PST).

 

  1. Eligibility: Valid AUSKF Member

 

  1. Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (three kenshi per team) with the following divisions:

12 years and under Division

13-15 years-old Division

16-18 years-old Division

Adult Kyu Division (19 years old and up) Division

40 years and Over / 4 Dan and below

Yudansha Division

 

  1. Tournament Fees: (non-refundable)

Participation:

18 years and under                        $15.00

19 years and up                  $20.00

Bento (Lunch box):             $8.00

Note: Bento will be provided for Shinpan at no charge.  Also, 8 official volunteers per table will also receive bento at no charge.  

 

  1. Tournament Deadline: Friday, April 23, 2015 (Please fill in the form below)

 

18th Annual Memorial Day Kendo Tournament (Sunday May 25th, 2014)

THE 18th ANNUAL SCKO MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

RSVP: May 6

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

1. Date: Sunday, May 25th, 2014
2. Place: Marina High School (15871 Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649)
3. Roll Call: On the tournament date, registration will take place from 8:30 to 9:00 am (PST).
4. Eligibility: Valid AUSKF Member
5. Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (three kenshi per team)

  • 12 years and under Division
  • 13-15 years Division
  • 16-18 years Division
  • Adult Kyu Division (19 years and up) Division
  • Yudansha Division
  • Over 40 years and below 4 Dan Division

6. Tournament Fees: (non-refundable)
Participation:
18 years and under $15.00
19 years and up $20.00
Bento (Lunch box): $8.00
7. Tournament Deadline: May 10th, 2014 (Applications and tournament fees must be emailed and postmarked by this date)

Please make check payable to BUTOKUDEN, and give it to Nagisa Sensei or Natsuko Takahashi-san. 

Please use the form below to register to the tournament.

 

THE 18th ANNUAL SCKO MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

COMPETITION INFORMATION

1. Each team consists of three members. Team members may consist of individuals from the same or

different dojos or regions.

2. Each team is requested to choose a name that is a Dojo Name followed by a letter from the

alphabet representing the team.

3. Example: WLA-A, Long Beach-B, Gardena-C, etc., for each division.

4. A HEAD CONTACT PERSON over the age of 18 should be assigned to each team. Please provide a

contact number or e-mail on the application form.

5. Regulations of the matches will follow “The Regulation of Kendo Shiai and Shinpan” set forth by the

Federation of International Kendo (FIK).

6. Tsuki waza is authorized for YUDANSHA DIVISION only.

7. Division Ranks as of May 1, 2014

8. Age as of May 25th, 2014

9. Each person can only participate in one division and is responsible for bringing their own

Me-Jirushi (Red/White indicator)

10. Each dojo should provide one or more shinpan for every 10 participants.

However, we would like to ask any available qualified shinpan to volunteer for this event.

11. In order to run the tournament efficiently, please have an adult accompany youth division teams at

all times.

12. It will be an automatic loss by default if one is not present at the time of the match. There will be

no exceptions for those who have already been declared a loss by default.

13. Team members cannot be modified after the tournament deadline date. However, if unforeseen

situations such as injuries occur, the tournament committee will allow dialogue for possible team

changes. Please promptly notify the SCKO Competition Committee of any team changes. The SCKO

Competition Committee has the right to decline any team changes after the tournament deadline

date.

1. Tournament rounds will be single elimination.

2. The individual match is conducted according to SANBON-SHOBU, and the chief judge will announce

its duration at the opening ceremony.

3. If no winner is determined within the duration, a draw will be declared.

4. Determination of the winning team will be made in the following order of precedence:

A) Higher number of individual winners, but in a case of a tie

B) If the number of individual winners is the same, the higher number of points scored.

Should A and B turn out to be even, a one point match play-off (daihyo-sen, ippon

shobu) between representatives of the two teams will determine the winning team.

REGULATIONS

2013 SCKO Memorial Day Tournament (Sunday, May 26) Registration Form (Butokuden Members)

RSVP May 5, 2013
Tournament Date Sunday, May 26 (See Details below)
1. Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2013
8:30AM to 9:00AM roll call for all divisions.

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

3. Eligibility: AUSKF Member

4. Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (Three Kenshis per team)
12 years and under Division Adult Kyu(19 years and up) Division
13-15 years Division Yudansha Division
16-18 years Division

5. Fees:(non-refundable)
Participation:
18 years and under $15.00
19 years and up $20.00
Bento (Lunch box): $8.00

Each team consists of three members. Team members may consist of individuals from the same or different dojos or regions.

THE 17TH MEMORIAL DAY KENDO TOURNAMENT
The Southern California Kendo Organization will be holding its 17th Memorial Day Kendo Tournament on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 at Marina High School in Huntington Beach. This will be a team tournament, allowing the participants to enjoy a unique experience. We hope you will accept our invitation by filling out and returning the enclosed form.

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1. Date: Sunday, May 26th, 2013
8:30AM to 9:00AM roll call for all divisions.

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

3. Eligibility: AUSKF Member

4. Event: TEAM TOURNAMENT (Three Kenshis per team)
12 years and under Division Adult Kyu(19 years and up) Division
13-15 years Division Yudansha Division
16-18 years Division

5. Fees:(non-refundable)
Participation:
18 years and under $15.00
19 years and up $20.00
Bento (Lunch box): $8.00

Each team consists of three members. Team members may consist of individuals from the same or different dojos or regions.

Each team is requested to choose a name that is a Dojo Name followed by a letter from the alphabet representing the team.
Example: WLA-A, Long Beach-B, Gardena-C, etc., for each division.

A HEAD CONTACT PERSON over 18 years old should be assigned for each team and his or her phone number or e-mail address is to be listed on the application form.

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

Tsuki waza is authorized for YUDANSHA DIVISION only.

Ranks as of May 1, 2013

Age as of May 26th, 2013

Each person can only participate in one division and is responsible for bringing their own
Me-Jirushi (Red/White indicator)

Each dojo must provide one or more shinpan for every 10 participants.
However we always have not enough number of shinpan, so please provide
as many as possible.

Since many of kids are not aware of the time and court for their team’s match(es), Please have an adult with team at all times.

If your kids division team does not answer when called for their match, your kids team will automatically lost by default. Once your kids team loses by default, your team cannot have a make up match even if you arrive at the court later.

As a general rule, it is not possible to modify team members after registration. However,
for unforeseen situations such as injuries, the tournament committee will evaluate the
case and be in contact.

REGULATIONS

Tournament rounds will be single elimination.

The individual match is conducted according to SANBON-SHOBU, and the chief judge will announce its duration in the morning.

If no winner is determined within the duration, a draw will be declared.

Determination of the winning team will be made in the following order of precedence:
A) Higher number of individual winners; but, if breaks even, then
B) Higher number of points scored.
Should A and B turn out to be even, a one point match play-off (daihyo-sen, ippon
shobu) between representatives of the two teams will determine the winning team.

52nd Steveston Kendo Tournament at Vancouver, Canada (February 8, 2014)

BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members: As I mentioned during my Christmas presentation, the Steveston Tournament will be on Feb 23, in Steveston, BC, Canada. This is one of the biggest tournament in North America, with participants from Canada, USA, and Hawaii. It is only a 2 hours flight, and the food is great. If you want to stay a few extra days, one of the best skiing in the world, is not too far away. The entry fee is by donation. If you are interested, please sign up using the form below. Please RSVP by January 14.

 

Date: February 8, 2014  9:00 am

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

Fee: Donation

Hotel Info: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC V6X 1A3

Ph: (604) 273.7878

Room rates: $114/night + tax

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+

Team Matches > Junior (15 years & under) > Senior (16 years+)

  PLEASE NOTE 1. There will only be one (1) encho of “2 min” for individual junior/non-degree/ ladies/1-2 dan divisions as well as only one (1) “3 min” encho for the 3 dan/4 dan & above divisions. 2. Categories are subject to change depending upon the number of entries. 3. Participants will be allowed to enter into one (1) individual category only. 4. Due to the high number of entrants and the use of five (5) courts, it will be the responsibility of each Kenshi/Delegation Leader to ensure that their players are available at their designated courts or risk disqualification.

2011 AUSKF Junior Championships Registration

RSVP ASAP (Latest March 18)

Tournament Date: June 19, 2011

Location:
Marina High School
15871 Springdale St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
www.usjuniorkendoopen.com

Division:
• 9-years old and younger
• 10-11 years old
• 12-13 years old
• 14-15 years old
• 16-18 years old
• 13-under girls
• 14-18 girls
• Boys Team – 5 person team
• Girls Team – 3 person team

Fee: $25 per participant