Southern California
Kendo Federation


Nisei Week Kendo Tournament
Sunday, 5/6/18
Almansor Gym, Alhambra

  • application packet (xls)
    deadline: 4/23/18

  • 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, La Habra, Norwalk, Pasadena JCI
    • refreshment booth: Pasadena JCI, Venice
  • court duty (xlsx)

  • brackets (xlsx)
  • results

  • tournament divisions
    • kyu 10 years and under
    • kyu 11-13 years
    • kyu 14-15 years
    • women's kyu, 14 years and older
    • adult 0-4kyu (16 years and older)
    • adult 3-1kyu (16 years and older)
    • kyu team tournament
      • sempo: 10 and under
      • jiho: 13 and under
      • chuken: 15 and under
      • fukusho: 15 and over
      • taisho (captain): 15 and over
      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: 15 and under $15, 16 and over $20
    • bento: $9

  • results

    10 years and under
    1st: Sakamoto, Mai (OSULA)
    2nd: Ido, Luke (GAR)
    3rd: Kawano, Christian (TOR)
    3rd: Aoki, Tyler (GAR)
    FS: Madokoro, Ryuga (OCB)
    FS: Imura, Kai (BTK)
    FS: Shiono, Audrey (CM)
    FS: Chang, Colleen (ANC)

    1st: Nam, Dave (TOR)
    2nd: Chen, Ahmik (GED)
    3rd: Cho, Daniel (NOR)
    3rd: Mori, Christopher (PJCI)

    Adult Kyu 0-4 kyu
    1st: Akutagawa, Grant (VEN)
    2nd: Shih, Ben (IS)
    3rd: Ha, Matthew (CM)
    3rd: Duffield, Gany (LH)

    1st: Torrance
    2nd: Gedatsu
    3rd: Chuo
    3rd: Butokuden

    1st: Sakamoto, Haru (OSULA)
    2nd: Huh, Jacob (CHUO)
    3rd: Mizuhashi, Hugo (TOR)
    3rd: Ariga, Taiyo (BTK)
    FS: Saito, Kanon (VEN)
    FS: Ito, Kotaro (CM)
    FS: Kang, Andre (CHUO)
    FS: Chen, Daphne (GED)

    Women's Kyu
    1st: Huh, Grace (CHUO)
    2nd: Romero, Myla (IS)
    3rd: Greco, Leslie (IS)
    3rd: Romero, Lisa (IS)

    Adult Kyu 3-1 Kyu
    1st: Kim, Christopher (ANC)
    2nd: Kim, Ryan (TOR)
    3rd: Nguyen, Kevin (SDKB)
    3rd: Lee, Isaiah (ANC)


    FS = fighting spirit

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