Southern California
Kendo Federation


North-South Tournament
Sunday, 3/25/18
Wilson Park, Torrance

summary (see application packet for details)

  • tournament divisions
    • individual competition
      • kyu 10 and under
      • kyu 11 to 13
      • kyu 14 to 17
      • adult kyu (18 and over)
      • women's (14 and over, any rank, yudansha rules apply)
      • 1 to 2 dan
      • 3 to 4 dan
      • 5 dan and above
      • senior yudansha (50 and over)
    • team competition
      • 7-person kyu
      • 5-person women's
      • 7-person yudansha
      • 5-person kodansha (6 dan and above, 45 and older)

  • tournament regulations
    • time limits
      • kyu individual matches: 3 minutes, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinals and finals)
      • yudansha individual matches: 4 minutes, 2 min extension, hantei (except semifinals and finals)
      • kyu team matches: 3 minutes, no extension
      • women's, yudansha, kodansha team matches: 4 minutes, no extension
    • all kyu groups: the tsuki point will not be considered valid. Any point attempted from kamae positions other than the standard chudan kamae will not be considered valid. The nito form shall not be used.
    • womens, seniors, and yudansha groups do not have the restrictions listed above for kyu divisions.
    • hidari do (gyaku do) will be considered a valid point in all divisions (kyu and yudansha).
    • participants are to bring and be responsible for their own set of "mejirushi". SCKF will not be responsible for lost or stolen mejirushi.

  • fees
    • $15 youth kyu
    • $20 adult kyu
    • $20 yudansha
    • $9 bento
      (free bento for shinpan)

  • toban
    • court setup 7:30am
      ANC, CM, JCI, IS
    • refreshment booth
      ALH, IS
      setup 7:30am
    • donation table
    • trophies

  • North-South Taikai Results

    10 and under
    1st Onitsuka Y (NCKF)
    2nd Madokoro R (OCB)
    3rd Shinada B (ALH)
    3rd Lancelot I (OAK)
    FS Chung W (IRV)
    FS Sato Y (OCB)
    FS Yamamoto S (LHB)
    FS Endo M (PJCI)

    Adult Kyu
    1st Nguyen K (SDKB)
    2nd Kim CK (TOR)
    3rd Jo S (CHUO)
    3rd Tada T (STYO)
    FS Chen B (ALH)
    FS Greco L (IS)
    FS Shih B (IS)
    FS Park J (COV)

    5 Dan and Above
    1st Brown J (TOR)
    2nd Shigematsu S (TOR)
    3rd Jao M (SF)
    3rd Imai H (STYO)

    Kyu team: NCKF
    Women's: SCKF
    Yudansha: SCKF
    Kodansha: SCKF

    1st Shiono T (CM)
    2nd Huh G (CHUO)
    3rd Mizuhashi H (TOR)
    3rd Kang A (CHUO)
    FS Tomonari C (PJCI)
    FS Huh J (CHUO)
    FS Chen D (GED)
    FS Kim E (GED)

    1-2 Dan
    1st Sugiyama M (STYO)
    2nd Bunden S (SAL)
    3rd Nam M (OCB)
    3rd Leung J (IS)
    FS Kim K (CM)
    FS Sueki N (IS)
    FS Huh JS (TOR)
    FS Wellichinda I (STYO)

    1st Kim E (GED)
    2nd Liu K (STYO)
    3rd Park S (SJ)
    3rd Shinada A (STYO)
    FS Ichimura E (PA)
    FS Tada J (STYO)
    FS Dong A (CM)
    FS Kusama K (OAK)

    1st Vasquez I (SAL)
    2nd Nam E (TOR)
    3rd Kim E (CHUO)
    3rd Lee J (TOR)
    FS Onitsuka A (SAL)
    FS Choi J (TOR)
    FS Kobayashi M (TOR)
    FS Hur B (TOR)

    3-4 Dan
    1st Steele A (TOR)
    2nd Uto M (SAL)
    3rd Lee K (CHUO)
    3rd Chang J (NOR)
    FS Alvarez J (OCB)
    FS Ichimura R (PA)

    Senior Dan
    1st Park C (SJ)
    2nd Sakaue M (COV)
    3rd Iwasaki T (TOR)
    3rd Kato T (COV)
    FS Kwon I (MV)
    FS Maekawa Y (OCB)
    FS Yamaguchi M (MV)
    FS Hayashi M (SJ)

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