Southern California
Kendo Federation


SCKF Team Championships and Fall Team Tournament
Sunday 9/25/22
El Rancho High School, Pico Rivera

  • fall team tournaments (non-championship)
    • junior youth kyu team (11 and under)
    • youth kyu team (12 to 14)
    • senior youth kyu team (15 to 17)
    • adult kyu team (18 and older)
    • women's team (any rank, 15 and over)
    • notes
      • up to two 3-person teams per dojo each division
      • time limit for all divisions: 3 minutes, no extension
      • all draws will be random, so if a dojo submits two teams there is a possibility of playing each other in the first round
      • the non-championship team orders must be submitted with the application, and are fixed throughout the day, i.e. no changes and no substitutions
      • a person may only compete on one team, eg a kenshi cannot be a member of both the women's team and the adult kyu team

  • championship team tournament
    • one team per dojo, best 5 plus 2 alternates
    • player positions (all any rank, any age)
      - sempo
      - jiho
      - chuken
      - fukusho
      - taisho (captain)
      - alternate
      - alternate
    • each championship team member must have been a paid member of SCKF for at least 12 months prior to this tournament.
    • time limit: 5 minutes, no extension

  • notes for both championship and non-championship tournaments
    • seeding will be drawn at 8:30am the morning of the tournament
    • team win will be determined by the number of individual wins; in case of tie, the number of points won will be counted; if still tied, each team will select one player for a tie breaker 1-point match (daihyosen, ippon shobu)
    • see SCKF tournament rules and regulations
    • no tsubazeriai (see AJKF video)

  • tournament fees
    • kyu 17 and under: $15
    • kyu 18 and over: $20
    • yudansha: $20
    • bento: $10
      lunch will be provided for shinpan (list on application)

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