Southern California
Kendo Federation


Southern California Kendo Championships
Sunday 6/26/11
Wilson Park, Torrance

  • applications were handed out at the April meeting and are due at the May meeting (5/7/11)
  • court duty (PDF)
  • application file (ms word)
    application deadline 5/7/11
  • results

  • program (pdf): hi res (2.3MB) lo res (0.2MB)

  • Wilson Park map and directions

  • important notes:
    • sign in will close at 8:30am for all divisions,
    • shinai weigh in for championship competitors will be conducted from 7:45 to 8:30am
Note:"PDF" files require Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you don't have it, you can download a free copy from Adobe.

  • tournament divisions
    • non-championship divisions
      • 0-6 kyu (14 years and older will be placed in the 5-4 kyu group)
      • 5-4 kyu
      • 3-1 kyu
      • adult kyu (18 years and older)
      • women's kyu (14 years and older)
      • women's yudansha
      • senior division (yudansha, 50 years and older)
    • individual championship
      • yudansha only
      • must have been a member of SCKF for at least 12 months prior to the Championship
      • shinai weight check will be conducted
      • tournament format will be round robin
    • note: team championship is in the fall

  • tournament regulations
    • kyu: 3 min, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinal and final)
    • women's dan and senior: 4 min, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinal and final)
    • individual championship: 5 min, unlimited extension

  • tournament fees
    • kyu 17 and under: $15
    • kyu 18 and older: $20
    • yudansha: $20

  • results
    HM=best 8, FS=kantosho

    0-6 Kyu Group
    1st: K Kim (STYO)
    2nd: J Kim (TOR)
    3rd: C DeGuzman (PCI)
    3rd: C Tada (STYO)
    FS: R Satoh (STYO)
    FS: S Higa (TOR)

    Women's Kyu Division
    1st: N Yoshida (STYO)
    2nd: A Curtis (IS)
    3rd: A Shibata (GED)
    3rd: R Tanaka (GED)

    Women's Yudansha
    1st: N Sano (STYO)
    2nd: A Shinada (STYO)
    3rd: Y Arima (STYO)
    3rd: E Anderson (STYO)

    Yudansha Championships
    1st: J Brown (TOR)
    2nd: D Nakamoto (CM)
    3rd: S Shinada (STYO)
    3rd: B Yoon (NOR)

    5-4 Kyu Group
    1st: T Horii (TOR)
    2nd: R Satoh (STYO)
    3rd: R Saito (GED)
    3rd: M Sugiyama (STYO)
    FS: K Yamamoto (STYO)
    FS: C Coleman (OCB)

    Adult Kyu Group 1
    1st: A Kern (JCI)
    2nd: M Miyata (GED)
    3rd: T Dickerson (TOR)
    3rd: C Kao (CM)

    Senior Group 1
    1st: J Kodama (NOR)
    2nd: A Nemeti (CHUO)
    3rd: J Inouye (VEN)
    3rd: J Yang (CM)

    HM: Ks Chinen (GED)
    HM: HD Kim (YKJ)
    HM: N Sano (STYO)
    HM: K Munemura (PCI)

    3-1 Kyu Group
    1st: Y Nogimura (TOR)
    2nd: H Komiyama (TOR)
    3rd: L Suzuki (CM)
    3rd: K Kobayashi (TOR)
    FS: E Kim (GED)
    FS: K Hakamata (STYO)

    Adult Kyu Group 2
    1st: P Popescu (CM)
    2nd: T Katsuo (TOR)
    3rd: S Ujiie (GED)
    3rd: T Lee (VEN)

    Senior Group 2
    1st: YB Kim (YKJ)
    2nd: M Sakaue (COV)
    3rd: K Takahashi (CM)
    3rd: I Yamamoto (STYO)

  • see photos by Dennis Ralutin

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