Southern California
Kendo Federation


2016 North-South Tournament
Sunday, 3/20/16
Wilson Park, Torrance

  • Sunday 3/20 Tournament

  • Saturday 3/19 Youth Keiko and Welcome Dinner

    • youth keiko: Silverado Park
      1545 W 31st St, Long Beach CA 90810 (see map
      time: 2-5:30pm

    • welcome dinner: Carson Buffet
      888 E Dominguez St, Carson CA 90746
      $15 (all you can eat buffet)
      please sign up on the application form, deadline 3/1/16

summary (see application packet for details)

  • tournament divisions
    • individual competition
      • kyu 10 and under
      • kyu 11 to 13
      • kyu 14 to 17
      • adult kyu (18 and over)
      • women's (14 and over, any rank, yudansha rules apply)
      • 1 to 2 dan
      • 3 to 4 dan
      • 5 dan and above
      • senior yudansha (50 and over)
    • team competition
      • 7-person kyu
      • 5-person women's
      • 7-person yudansha
      • 5-person kodansha (6 dan and above, 45 and older)

  • tournament regulations
    • time limits
      • kyu individual matches: 3 minutes, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinals and finals)
      • yudansha individual matches: 4 minutes, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinals and finals)
      • kyu team matches: 3 minutes, no extension
      • women's, yudansha, kodansha team matches: 4 minutes, no extension
    • all kyu groups: the tsuki point will not be considered valid. Any point attempted from kamae positions other than the standard chudan kamae will not be considered valid. The nito form shall not be used.
    • womens, seniors, and yudansha groups do not have the restrictions listed above for kyu divisions.
    • hidari do (gyaku do) will be considered a valid point in all divisions (kyu and yudansha).
    • participants are to bring and be responsible for their own set of "mejirushi". SCKF will not be responsible for lost or stolen mejirushi.

  • fees
    • $25 kyu and dan
    • $9 bento
      (free bento for shinpan)

  • North-South Taikai Results

    10 and under
    1st Huh J (CHUO)
    2nd Hong M (NCKF)
    3rd Yu P (TOR)
    3rd Onitsuka Y (NCKF)
    FS Shiono T (CM)
    FS Van ZutphEn Z (CM)
    FS Beak MH (IRV)
    FS Roh D (LH)

    Adult Kyu
    1st Minamitani A (TOR)
    2nd Jang KL (CHUO)
    3rd Lee SC (CM)
    3rd Hughes A (SDKB)
    FS Liu T (ALH)
    FS Shin V (TOR)
    FS Tada T (STY)
    FS Choi ES (TOR)

    5 Dan and Above
    1st Brown J (TOR)
    2nd Imai H (STYO)
    3rd Ichimura H (NCKF)
    3rd Harada G (NCKF)

    Kyu team: SCKF
    Women's: NCKF
    Yudansha: SCKF
    Kodansha: SCKF

    1st Chen A (GED)
    2nd Chen D (GED)
    3rd Tanabe K (NCKF)
    3rd Mukaide T (PJCI)
    FS Chen E (NCKF)
    FS Vasquez I (NCKF)
    FS Huang J
    FS Nam D (TOR)

    1-2 Dan
    1st Ono C (SDKB)
    2nd Uto M (NCKF)
    3rd Eitoku A (NCKF)
    3rd Tohmon K (NCKF)
    FS Kao CT (CM)
    FS Miyata M (GED)
    FS Ashby T (CM)
    FS Leung J (IS)

    1st Park S (NCKF)
    2nd Maekawa S (OCB)
    3rd Liu K (STYO)
    3rd Fan C (NCKF)
    FS Ichimura E (NCKF)
    FS Shinada A (STYO)


    1st Tanabe M (NCKF)
    2nd Kim K (CM)
    3rd Tada J (STYO)
    3rd Suzuki N (CM)
    FS Nakayama N (IS)
    FS Chen E (NCKF)

    3-4 Dan
    1st Chang J (NOR)
    2nd Roh A (IRV)
    3rd Kariya Y (NOR)
    3rd Hamamura Y (NOR)
    FS Kwon I (NCKF)
    FS Owaki G (COV)
    FS Makiuchi T (STYO)
    FS Van Zutphen C (CM)

    Senior Dan
    1st Mizunoue A (NCKF)
    2nd Kato T (COV)
    3rd Park C (NCKF)
    3rd Tanouye C (NCKF)
    FS Yang J (CM)
    FS Yamasaki J (PJCI)
    FS Kodama J (NOR)
    FS Takahashi K (CM)

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