Southern California
Kendo Federation


2017 AUSKF Championships
Fri 6/23 - Sun 6/25, 2017
San Jose, CA

The AUSKF Kendo Championships will be held Fri-Sun 6/23-25/17, immediately following the AUSKF Junior Open Tournament held on Thu 6/22/17.

Information from AUSKF

Team SCKF fundraising raffle
  • the goal is for each dojo to sell at least 10 tickets
    • ticket booklets were handed out at the 5/11/17 SCKF Board meeting
      each booklet contains ten $10 tickets
    • due date 6/10/17 SCKF Board meeting
    • make sure name and contact information are filled out on the ticket stub
  • prizes include
    • 4 Shinai from Maruyama Kendo Supply
    • 3 Shinai bags from KendoStyle
    • 1 pair of Kote from EikoBudogu USA
    • 1 pair of Kote from Tozando
    • 3 Tsuba donated by Tomoji Kato Sensei
    • 1 5mm Bogu set from Mazkiya
  • Thank you to our sponsors!
SCKF tshirt
  • though not strictly tied to Team SCKF, the federation is making available a tshirt which people attending the Championships are encouraged to purchase and wear to show your support
  • click on the thumbnail below to see a larger image

  • price $13, due date 6/9/17
  • see the dojo order form for details: xlsx, pdf
    note: the main requirement is to provide the aggregate numbers for the order; place for people's names is included on the form for the convenience of each dojo to collect and fulfill orders
  • tshirt specs including size measurements: adult, youth
Team SCKF information:

  • Practice schedule:
    date      place          day,time         toban  notes
    --------  -------------  ---------------  -----  ------------------------------
    09/11/16  Norwalk Dojo   Sunday, 8-11:30  STYO
    10/09/16     "            "               TOR
    10/23/16     "            "               NOR
    11/06/16     "            "               COV    end PDT; change in rooms #4,5
    11/20/16     "            "               CM     change in rooms #4,5
    12/18/16     "            "               CHUO   change in rooms #4,5
    01/08/17     "            "               GED    was 1/15
    01/29/17     "            "               IS/SD
    02/12/17     "            "               STYO
    02/26/17     "            "               TOR
    03/12/17     "            "               NOR    start PDT (daylight saving time)
    04/02/17     "            "               COV
    04/23/17     "            "               CM
    05/07/17     "            "               OCB
    05/21/17     "            "               CHUO
    06/04/17     "            "               GED
    06/18/17     "           Sunday, 8-10     IS/SD  end early for send off party
    --------  -------------  ---------------  -----  ------------------------------
    For toban:
    1. gatorade: sixteen 1-gal bottles (orange and lemon-lime)
    2. drinking water: eight 1-gal bottles
    3. 16oz drinking cups: 100
    4. ice: one 20-lb bag
    5. toban dojo: please let the next dojo know the ending inventory.
      Save all receipts and submit to Kevin Abe for reimbursement.
    6. snacks: optional donation by each toban dojo will be greatly appreciated.
      Suggestions include donuts, cookies, fruits, coffee.
    7. toban duty includes emptying the trashcans (gym, kitchen hallways, and outside the main entrance) to the back dumpster, as well as emptying and drying the coolers
    Liability form:
    • all non-Norwalk kenshi and sensei who participate in the practices are required by the Center to sign a guest liability form

  • A Team SCKF send-off party will be held at Norwalk Dojo on 6/18 (the last practice before the Championships). Practice will end early and the party will start as soon as possible afterwards (maybe around 10am).
    • set up will be in the back parking lot (north side of the gym)
    • the party will be potluck
    • please contact Mrs Sugiyama (Sho Tokyo) if you have questions

  • An elimination tournament was held 12/4/16.
    • dojo forms
    • location:
      • El Rancho High School
        6501 Passons Bl, Pico Rivera CA 90660
        Salcido Auxiliary Gym (at Loch Alene Ave and Homebrook St)
      • see map
    • schedule
      7:30am    volunteers arrive to assist with court set up and kenshi sign in
      8-8:30am  kenshi sign in
      8:30am    shinpan meeting (shinpan please arrive by 8am)
      8:45am    volunteer meeting
      9:00am    start eliminations (4 courts)
    • toban: OCB/LH/IRV
SCKF shinpan
  • Thank you to the following sensei for serving as shinpan at the Junior Open and US Championships: K Abe, E Anderson, K Arima, J Park, Y Shikai, T Shoraku, T Yuge
  • shinpan information packet


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