Southern California
Kendo Federation


Nisei Week Kendo Tournament
Sunday, 4/30/17
Almansor Gym, Alhambra

  • application packet (xls)
    deadline: 4/14/17
    note: for this tournament only, age and rank will be as of 4/14/17

  • location: Almansor Gym
    800 S. Almansor Ave, Alhambra (see map)

  • schedule
    • 7:30am: court set up
    • 8:00-8:30: sign in for competitors
    • 8:45am: shinpan meeting
    • 9:00am: opening ceremony

  • toban
    • set up: Irvine, Norwalk, PJCI, Costa Mesa
    • refreshment booth: Covina
  • program (pdf)
  • court duty (xls)
  • results

  • tournament divisions
    • kyu 10 years and under
    • kyu 11-13 years
    • kyu 14-15 years
    • women's kyu, 14 years and older
    • adult kyu (16 years and older)
    • team tournament
      • sempo: kyu 10 and under
      • jiho: kyu 13 and under
      • chuken: kyu 15 and under
      • fukusho: any kyu (any age)
      • taisho (captain): any kyu (any age)
      note: all team members must be from your dojo

  • tournament regulations
    • individual matches: 3 minutes, 2 minutes extension, hantei (except semifinal and final)
    • team matches: 3 minutes, no extension
    • limitation of valid points (see SCKF tournament regulations)
      1. Tsuki shall not be considered as a valid point for Kyu groups.
      2. Kyu groups shall not use any kamae position except the standard chudan kamae; any point attempted from other kamae positions shall not be considered valid.
      3. Kyu groups shall not use the nito form.

  • tournament fees
    • entry fee: $25, all divisions
    • bento: $9

  • results

    10 years and under
    1st: Imura, So (BTK)
    2nd: Mizuhashi, Hugo (TOR)
    3rd: Roh, Demian (LHB)
    3rd: Madokoro, Ryuga (OCB)
    FS: Yamaomoto, Jaryn (OCB)
    FS: Kusayanagi, Kokoro (GED)
    FS: Suzuki, Rentaro (VEN)
    FS: Ogata, Kenki (BTK)

    1st: Chen, Ahmik (GED)
    2nd: Kato, Shutaro (GAR)
    3rd: Lee, Joseph (CHUO)
    3rd: Fujinami, Ty (IS)
    FS: Choi, Jeffrey (TOR)
    FS: Komori, Ryan (TOR)

    Adult Kyu 0-4 kyu
    1st: Nakashimo, Bruce (GED)
    2nd: Nickel, Efrem Taiga (LB)
    3rd: Cheng, Benson (ALH)
    3rd: Yang, Yuan Hao (UCLA)
    FS: Wang, Darrick (OCB)
    FS: Filgueiras, Arthur (WLA)

    1st: Gedatsu
    2nd: Butokuden
    3rd: All Nations Church
    3rd: Torrance

    1st: Chen, Daphne (GED)
    2nd: Sakamoto, Haru (OSULA)
    3rd: Yu, Peter (TOR)
    3rd: Nam, Dave (TOR)
    FS: Yu, Paul (TOR)
    FS: Ozawa, Kyohei (GAR)
    FS: Yu, Naomi (COV)
    FS: Stallone, Kai (LB)

    Women's Kyu
    1st: Satoh, Ririka (STYO)
    2nd: Greco, Leslie (IS)
    3rd: Ruivivar, Jazel (SDKB)
    3rd: Miles, Lydia (STYO)

    Adult Kyu 3-1 Kyu
    1st: Minamitani, Akira (TOR)
    2nd: Choi, Eun Seok (TOR)
    3rd: Lin, Keng-Si Ben (COV)
    3rd: Lin, Christina (COV)
    FS: Jang, Kai Lim (CHUO)
    FS: Chilingerian, James (PJCI)


    FS = fighting spirit

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