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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)

  • 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

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