The following information was transcribed from the AUSKF Dec 2004 newsletter:
2005 IKF Referee Seminar for American Zone will be held on March 12-13, 2005, in Milpitas, California, USA. Place: Milpitas High School 1295 Escuela Parkway Milpitas CA 95035-3221 Schedule outline: March 12, Saturday: 9am - 4pm Seminar (goodwill keiko) 7pm - 10pm Friendship Gala Party with Japanese sensei March 13, Sunday: 9am - 12pm Seminar (goodwill keiko) Participants expected: A member of the IKF affiliated organization. Kendo 5 dan or above in principle and to be engaged in regular kendo practice (4 dan holders are accepted as well if he/she desires). No age limitation. The candidates for 13th WKC referees are requested to participate in this seminar. Expenses: The participants bear their expenses for travel, accommodations, and meals. Other: The instructors are 3 senseis from All Japan Kendo Federation. Interpretation (Japanese, English) will be provided during the seminar.