Southern California
Kendo Federation


Southern California Kendo Championships
Sunday 7/9/16
Wilson Park, Torrance

  • tournament divisions
    • non-championship divisions
      • kyu divisions
        • 10 and under
        • 11-13
        • 14-17
        • 18 and over
      • women's division
        • mixture of kyu and dan (see brackets for details)
        • yudansha may also enter individual championship
      • senior yudansha, 50 and over (may also enter individual championship)
    • individual championship
      • yudansha only
      • must have been a member of SCKF for the 12 months prior to the Championship
      • shinai weight check will be conducted
    • note: team championship is in the fall

  • tournament regulations
    • see SCKF Tournament Rules and Regulations for full regulations
      • section 4.b.iii: Limitation of valid points
        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.
      • as usual, hidari do will be considered a valid point in all divisions (kyu and yudansha)
      • participants are responsible for their own set of mejirushi; SCKF will not be responsible for any loss or damage
    • time limits for this tournament
      • kyu: 3 min, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinal and final)
      • senior: 4 min, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinal and final)
      • women's: kyu rounds follow kyu rules, dan rounds follow senior rules, semifinal and final follow kyu rules except 4 min, no hantei
      • individual championship: 5 min, unlimited extension

  • tournament fees
    • all participants: $25
    • bento: $10

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