2024 Nikkei Games (August 4, 2024) Registration Form (Butokuden Members Only)

RSVP: 7/21/2024

Date: Sunday, August 4th, 2024
Location: Long Beach Pyramid
Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840
Sign In: 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Divisions:
1 DAN
2 DAN
3 DAN
4 DAN AND UP
WOMEN’S DAN (15 YRS & OVER)
11 YRS AND UNDER KYU TEAM
12 – 14 YEARS KYU TEAM
15 – 17 YEARS KYU TEAM
WOMEN’S KYU TEAM (15 YRS & OVER)
ADULT TEAM (2 DAN AND BELOW, 25 YRS & OVER)

FEE: $30
Division rules
Yudansha Divisions

WILL BE 4 MINUTES, WITH 2 MINUTES ENCHO, HANTEI. EXCEPT FOR SEMIFINALS AND FINALS.

Team Divisions

  1. TEAM MATCHES WILL BE 3 MINUTES, NO ENCHO. IF TEAMS ARE TIED IN WINS AND POINTS, THERE WILL BE AN IPPON SHOBU/DAIHYOUSEN MATCH TO DETERMINE THE WINNER.
  2. NITO AND JODAN NO KAMAE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN TEAM DIVISIONS. TSUKI WILL ALSO NOT BE CONSIDERED A VALID POINT IN TEAM DIVISIONS.
  3. ADULT LIMITED TEAM DIVISION WILL BE 5-PLAYER TEAMS, ALL OTHER DIVISIONS WILL BE 3-PLAYER TEAMS.
  4. EACH TEAM MUST HAVE 2 PLAYERS FROM THE SAME DOJO (3 FOR ADULT TEAMS). IF DOJO’S DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH MEMBERS, TEAMS MAY BE MIXED WITH LEFTOVER PLAYERS FROM OTHER DOJOS.AJKF Tsubazeri-ai Provisional Rule will be in effect at this Kendo Taikai.IF APPLICABLE, PARTICIPANTS MAY COMPETE IN ONE TEAM AND ONE INDIVIDUAL DIVISION.Tournament Fee $30

There will not be bento orders for competitors and spectators for Nikkei Games. Lunch WILL BE PROVIDED for all referees, officials, and volunteers. There will be food vendors that will be open and operating inside the Long Beach Pyramid. We do apologize for any inconvenience.

Officials, staff members, spectators and volunteers will have FREE admission.
Volunteers will be needed for court duties, front desk, and other Nikkei Games duties. All volunteers will be receiving volunteer t-shirt and a wristband.

PARKING: Please be sure to pay for parking. It is NOT FREE. You will get a ticket!!

Masks and Shields are optional.

2024 Butokuden Winery Gasshuku (July 27 – 28, 2024)

Schedule:

July 27

Dojo opens at 11:30AM
Lompoc Recreational Center
125 W Walnut, Lompoc, CA 93436
Practice: 12 noon – 4 PM
Wine and BBQ: 5PM @ Kessler-Haak Vineyard
https://www.kesslerhaakwine.com/
For maps click here

July 28

Practice: 10 – 11:30AM (Dojo opens at 9:30)
End of Gasshuku after practice

Dojo Rental fee: Free (It will be covered by Central California Dojo)

BBQ & Wine: Adult: $40, 18 & under: $10

 

26th CALIFORNIA MEMORIAL KENDO TEAM TOURNAMENT (Registration Form for Butokuden Members Only)

RSVP May 30, 2024

Date: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Location: West High School: 20401 Victor St, Torrance, CA 9050
Roll Call: Registration/Sign-in at 8:00 am ~ 8:30 am.

Fees:
Registration
18 years and under $20.00

19 years and up $25.00
Lunch $12.00

Registration Due: May 30, 2024

Check Payable To: Butokuden or Zelle (butokuden@e-bogu.com). If you send Zelle, make sure to write the player’s name and write “Memorial Tournament Fee”.
TEAM TOURNAMENT (three players per team) with the following divisions:
● 11 years and under Kids Division
● 12-14 years-old Jr. Youth Division
● 15-18 years-old Sr. Youth Division
● Adult Kyu Division (19 years old and up)
● Women’s Division (15 years old and up)
● Yudansha Division

2024 Team USA Fundraising T-shirt order form (Butokuden Dojo only)

Taiyo will be going to the 19th World Kendo Championships, July this year. USA team has made t-shirts for fundraising and is asking all All USA Kendo Federation members to help fundraise for their training and trip. Join us to help the team and show spirit for the USA Kendo.  Please use the form below to purchase your shirt. Each t-shirt is $30, and all proceeds will go to Team USA training and travel expenses.

 

 

82th Nisei Week Kendo Tournament Registration Form – 5/5/2024 (Butokuden members only)

Date: Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Sign in: 8:00-8:30am
Location: El Rancho High School (Salcido Auxiliary Gym)
(at Loch Alene ave. and Homebrook st.) 

Divisions: (Participant can only enter ONE division excluding Team)

  • 10 yrs & Under Kyu
  • Women Kyu (14 yrs & Over)
  • 11 ~ 13 yrs Kyu
  • Adult 0-4 Kyu (16 yrs & Over)
  • 14 ~ 15 yrs Kyu
  • Adult 3-1 Kyu (16 yrs & Over)
  • Team

Tournament Fees:

  • 15 yrs & under: $15.00
  • 16 yrs & over: $20.00
  • Bento: $10.00
RSVP April 9, 2024

2024 WKF Spring Kendo Championships (April 27, 2024) for BUTOKUDEN Members only

DIVISIONS
• 10 Years Old and Under Division
• 11 – 12 Years Old Division
• 13 – 15 Years Old Division
• 16 – 18 Years Old Division
• 18 Years Old and Under Girls Division
• Adult Kyu Division
• Women’s Division
• Senior Division (Over 55 Years Old)
• 1 – 2 Dan Division
• 3 – 4 Dan Division
• 5 Dan and Up Division
• Women’s Team Best 3 Division
• Team Best 5 Division
The age of the 2024 WKF Spring Kendo Championship shall determine as of April 27th, 2024

 

2024 Mori Hai Tournament (January 18, 2024) RSVP 1/23/2024

RSVP 1/23/2024

Date: Sunday, February 18th, 2024
Sign in: 8:00AM – 8:30AM
Location: Fountain Valley High School
17816 Bushard St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Divisions:(Participant can only enter ONE division)
      • 0-6 Kyu (13 and under)
      • 5-4 Kyu
      • 3-1 Kyu
      • Adult Kyu (18 and older)
      • Women’s Kyu (14 and older)
      • Women’s Dan
      • 1-2 Dan
      • 3-4 Dan
      • 5 Dan and above
      • Senior Group 1 (50-59)
      • Senior Group 2 (60+)
All divisions will apply the AJKF Provisional rule on tsubazeriai.
Tournament Time Limits
Kyu: 3 minutes, 2 minutes encho.  Hantei (except semi finals and final)
Dan: 4 minutes, 2 minutes encho. Hantei (except semi finals and final)
* Jodan, nito, tsuki are not valid in the kyu divisions
Tournament Fees*:
Yudansha & Adult (Age 18 & Over): $20.00
Youth (Age 17 & Under): $15.00
Bento: $10.00