2011 AUSKF Junior Championships Registration

RSVP ASAP (Latest March 18)

Tournament Date: June 19, 2011

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

• 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


Date: Sunday, July 25, 2010

Independence High School
1776 Educational Drive
San Jose, CA 95133-1703

9 years and under
10-11 years old
12-13 years old
14-15 years old
16-18 years old
13-under girls
14-18 girls
5 or 7 person team (TBD)
(Divisions subject to change depending on number of participants)

Shinpan: 4-dan and above eligible for selection
Entry Fee: $25 per participant (non-refundable)
Bento: $10/person

Shiai rules:
Individual Championships will be OPEN to anyone with AUSKF membership
Time Limit: 3 minutes with unlimited encho
Team Championships will consist of up to 2 teams per federation (to be decided by federation at the Championships)
Team matches will consist of 5 members selected from each age group as outlined below (see chart below)
Team Competition:
Sempo: 12 Years and Under
Jiho: 12 Years and Under
Chuken: 15 Years and Under
Fukusho: 18 Years and Under
Taisho: 18 Years and Under

Time Limit: 3 minutes
In case of daihyo-sen, match will be determined by ippon-shobu
Tsuki, jodan-no-kamae, and gyaku-do are valid only for 16-18 year old age group in both Individual and Team Championships. Nito is not allowed.
Taikai format (round robin, tournament brackets, etc) of both the Individual and Team Championships will be announced at a later date depending on the number of participants
All other rules will comply with standard ruels and regulations set forth by the Federation of International Kendo (FIK)
Shinai size and weight must comply with standard FIK regulations (see chart below)

Official Tournament Hotel:
Santa Clarita Marriott
2700 Mission College Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95054

For more info please access

KENDO Upcoming Events (Feb – June 2010)

BUTOKUDEN Kendo Members:

Here is an update on the upcoming events for the first Half of 2010. The events in Red are of major importance.


21: SCKO Godo Geiko (Selection for AUSKF Junior Tournament) http://www.usjuniorkendoopen.com/

26 – 28: Ariga in Mexico for Kendo Seminar


4 – 8: Ariga in Portugal for Team Gasshuku

12 – 14: Ariga in Hong Kong for Asia Tournament (Tentative)

20 – 22: All Japan Dojo Renmei Kids in LA (Home stay at Ogikubo and Gibbon’s home)

26 – 27: IKF Shinpan Seminar in Vancouver


9 – 11: Ariga in Hungary for the European Championships http://ekc2010hungary.kendo.hu/

18: SCKO Promotion Exam


8: Steveston Tournament (Vancouver Canada)

16: SCKO Shinpan Seminar

30: Memorial Day Tournament


19: Tengu Cup (Frankfurt, Germany)

26: Women’s Tournament in Seattle http://womenskendo.com/