Southern California
Kendo Federation


Yutaka Kubota Memorial Kendo Tournament
sponsored by Kubota Nikkei Mortuary
Sunday 1/19/20, 9am
Wilson Park, Torrance

The Kubota Memorial Tournament is held every three years to honor the memory of Kubota Yutaka sensei.

  • application file (due 12/27/19)
  • court duty (pdf)
  • schedule
    • 8:00 am     sign-in
    • 8:30 am     sign-in closes (no late participants allowed)
    • 9:00 am     opening ceremony (line up on courts by dojo)
  • Wilson Park map
  • results (pdf)
  • 2017 taikai results

tournament information
  • Divisions:
    Jr Youth Kyu (10 and under)
    Youth Kyu (11-13)
    Sr Youth Kyu (14-17)
    Adult Kyu (18 and older)
    Women's (14 and older, all ranks)
    1 - 3 dan
    4 and above
    Senior (50 and older)
    You may only enter one division
  • Tournament Regulations:
    Kyu: 3 minutes, 2 minute extension, Hantei (except semifinal & final)
    Dan: 4 minutes, 2 minute extension, Hantei (except semifinal & final)
    Jodan, nito, tsuki are not valid in the kyu divisions (see SCKF tournament rules and regulations)
  • Tournament Fees:
    Youth kyu (17 and under) $15
    Adult kyu and yudansha $20
    Bento $10
    No show fee $20

Special note to SCKF dojo: we will be inviting NCKF, CCKF, WKF, and SCKO, so we will most likely be using six courts. We will need a lot of shinpan and EVERY DOJO help with court duties. This will include dojo not planning to send out competitors to this tournament.

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