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University of Toronto Kendo Invitational Tournament 2018

From the University of Toronto Kendo Club:

To Kendo Clubs across Canada and the United States:

We are pleased to invite you to the 2018 University of Toronto Kendo Invitational Tournament, which will be taking place on Saturday, March 10th, 2018.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
Payment Deadline: Friday, February 9th, 2018

If you have any inquiries, please contact the University of Toronto Kendo Club ([email protected]).

2018 Detroit Open Kendo Tournament Date Announced

From the Detroit Kendo Dojo Tournament Committee:

“We cordially invite you to join us once again for a weekend of competition, camaraderie, and kendo as we host the 20th Annual Detroit Open Kendo Tournament on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Please also consider joining us on Saturday the 17th for a seminar led by Kendo Kyoshi 8 Dan Fumihiro Miyazaki Sensei of the Kanagawa Prefecture Police Department and the 1997 All Japan Kendo Champion and Emperor’s Cup Winner.

. . . If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us ([email protected]).

We look forward to seeing you once again in February!”

Note: If your dojo is on the Detroit Kendo Dojo’s mailing list, your dojo administrator will have received the invitation package and registration form.

JCCC Senior Kendo Tournament

From all us at Kendo Ontario, good luck to all competitors at this weekend’s JCCC Senior Kendo Tournament!

Here are a few reminders and updates for you.

Friday, November 24th (tonight)

Pre-registration is available from 7:30 ~ 9:00 p.m.

The registration desk will be open to receive waivers and payment if they haven’t been mailed / emailed already.

Please note: the tournament package will not be handed out until Saturday, November 25th.

Shinai Weighing: 7:30 ~ 9:00 p.m.

Those who wish to weigh their shinai can do so Friday evening. The stamped shinai(s) will NOT be returned to you until the morning of the tournament. A maximum of 3 shinais can be weighed and stamped.

There is a free practice / keiko from 7:30 ~ 8:45 p.m. at the JCCC dojo. All are welcome to join.

Saturday, November 25th

JCCC will be open at 7:30 a.m.

Registration and Shinai Weighing will start at 7:30 a.m.

For those who are shinpan, there is a meeting at 8:00 a.m.

The opening ceremony will start at 8:30 a.m. and the tournament will start at 9:00 a.m.

4th Dan and Above Category

The 4th Dan and Above Individual Category will start at 9:00 a.m. 2 quadrants of the tree are scheduled to start at the beginning of the tournament while the remaining 2 quadrants are scheduled to start after lunch. This arrangement has been executed previously at other tournaments and enables a better availability of higher ranked shinpan throughout the day and to referee the 4th Dan and Above Category itself.

 

Fall Ontario Junior Kendo Tournament

On Sunday, October 22nd, the Etobicoke Kendo Club will be hosting the Fall Ontario Junior Kendo Tournament. We invite everyone interested in competing to come join us to help the development and spirit of Kendo.

Participant Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 15, 2017.

For details, click on the links below.

2017-fall-junior-tournament-package

2017-fall-junior-tournament-waiver

Photo by Alexander Vasolla.

JCCC Sr Tournament on Sat Nov 19th

From JCCC Kendo Club:

Hello Everyone,

The JCCC Kendo Club is pleased to invite members of the Kendo community to its annual JCCC Sr Tournament on Sat Nov 19th (one week earlier than previous years).

Please see the attached Invitation Package that includes Tournament information, registration forms and waiver form.
<https://drive.google.com/open…>

Registration Deadline: Friday October 28, 2016.

Important Notes:
— Once again, ‘Advanced’ juniors are premitted to participate with the approval from the Chief Instructor of the student’s dojo and the Tournament Shimpan-Cho / Chief Referee
— The JCCC dojo will be open for free practice on Fri Nov 18 (evening before the Tournament)
— The CKF will hosts its annual Eastern Grading Event on the following day (Sun Nov 20) at the JCCC
— Inquiries and email registration are to be sent to our NEW JCCC Kendo Tournament dedicated email address: [email protected]

We look forward to seeing everyone next month.

Thank you for the continued support.

Best Regards,

JCCC Kendo Club

60th Anniversary Junior Kendo Taikai & Seminar 2016

From Sylvain [email protected]Club de Kendo de Montréal:

=== ENGLISH VERSION BELOW ====

Chers amis du kendo:
Le Club de kendo de Montréal est fier d’accueillir une compétition de kendo pour les jeunes et un séminaire pour célébrer nos 60 années d’existence au Québec et dans la communauté canadienne du kendo.  Nous avons hâte de vous recevoir et de passer une journée agréable en compagnie de jeunes et moins jeunes kendoka.
Date et heure :
•Samedi 13 août 2016
•Inscription : 8h30 pour le Junior Kendo Taikai; 12h30 pour le séminaire seulement
•Junior Kendo Taikai : 9h00–12h00
•Séminaire pour adultes : 13h00–16h00 (suivi d’un godogeiko si le temps le permet)
Emplacement : 
Centre communautaire Monkland, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montréal, Québec, H4B 2S9
Frais d’inscription :
•20$ CAN pour le Junior Kendo Taikai (lunch inclus) ;  5$ pour un lunch supplémentaire
•15$ CAN pour le séminaire pour adultes (n’inclus pas de lunch)
•Chèque / mandat à l’ordre du « Club de kendo de Montréal »
Catégories pour le Junior Kendo Taikai*:
A – Individuel, sans bogu Junior (11 ans et moins)
B – Individuel, sans bogu Sénior (12 – 15 ans)
C – Individuel, bogu Junior (11 ans et moins)
D – Individuel, bogu Sénior (12 – 15 ans)
E – Par équipe, 3 participants par équipe (2 équipes par club).
S’il y a plus de 3 ou 6 participants d’un même club, ils peuvent se joindre à des équipes d’autres clubs.
* Les catégories sont susceptibles d’être modifiées en fonction du nombre de participants dans chaque catégorie.
Inscription: 
•La date limite d’inscription est le lundi, 25 Juillet 2016 pour les deux activités : Junior Kendo Taikai et séminaire.  Tous les formulaires d’inscription, les formulaires d’exonération de responsabilité (pour les participants au Junior Taikai seulement) et le paiement doivent être reçus avant la date limite.
•Le séminaire en après-midi est réservé aux adultes, mais il y aura une activité prévue pour les jeunes.
•Tous les participants au Junior Kendo Taikai doivent être âgés de 15 ans ou moins, en date du 1er janvier 2016.
•Tous les participants doivent porter keikogi et hakama pour participer au taikai.
•Tous les participants en bogu doivent également porter un zekken.
•Chaque concurrent doit fournir le formulaire d’exonération signé pour participer à la compétition (ci-joint).
•Chaque club est invité à remplir et envoyer un formulaire d’inscription unique au nom de ses membres.
•Les clubs sont également invités à remplir la «Liste des shimpan» (2e onglet du formulaire d’inscription)
•Veuillez s’il-vous-plaît envoyer le formulaire d’inscription par email à [email protected] et les autres documents par courrier à : Club de kendo de Montréal (a/s Junior Taikai et Séminaire), Centre communautaire Monkland, 4410 avenue West Hill, Montréal (Québec), Canada H4B 2S9.
Il est possible que Poste Canada déclare une grève dans les prochains jours ou semaines, dans ce cas veuillez nous confirmer votre présence par courriel au[email protected] et amener vos documents avec vous.
Pour tous commentaires ou questions, n’hésitez pas à communiquer avec nous via [email protected]
Au plaisir
Sylvain Frechette
Club de Kendo de Montréal
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Dear Kendo Friends:

The Montreal Kendo Club is proud to host our 60th Anniversary Junior Kendo Taikai and Seminar in 2016 to celebrate our 60 years of existence in Quebec and in Canadian Kendo community. We look forward to have an enjoyable event for junior and adult Kendokas. Please see below for details.

DATE & TIME:

• Saturday, August 13, 2016
• Registration 8:30 AM for Junior Taikai; 12:30 PM for Seminar only
• Junior Taikai 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
• Seminar 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (followed by godogeiko if time permits)

LOCATION:

Monkland Community Centre, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montreal,Quebec, H4B 2S9

ENTRY FEE:

• $20 CAD for Junior Taikai (includes lunch); $5 for extra lunch
• $15 CAD for Seminar (does NOT include lunch)
• Cheque / money order payable to “Montreal Kendo Club”

JUNIOR TAIKAI DIVISIONS*:

A – Individual Non-Bogu Junior (under 11)
B – Individual Non-Bogu Senior (12 – 15)
C – Individual Bogu Junior (under 11)
D – Individual Bogu Senior (12 – 15)
E – Team – 3 players per team (2 teams per club). Spare players may join other clubs’ teams.
*Divisions are subject to change depending on the number of participants for each division

REGISTRATION:

• Deadline is Monday, July 25, 2016 for both Junior Taikai and Seminar. All registration forms, waivers (for Junior Taikai participants only) and payment must be received by the deadline.
• The afternoon seminar is for adults, but there will be an activity planned for junior participants (TBA).
• All competitors for Junior Taikai must be or have been 15 years of age or under as of January 1st, 2016.
• All competitors must wear keikogi and hakama to participate in the tournament.
• All bogu competitors must also wear zekken.
• Each competitor must provide a signed waiver to participate in the tournament (attached).
• Each club is asked to complete and send a single registration form on behalf of its club members.
• Registering clubs are also asked to complete the ‘Shimpan List’ (2nd tab of registration form)
• Please send the registration form via email to[email protected] and other documents via mail to: Montreal Kendo Club (c/o Junior Taikai & Seminar), Monkland Community Centre, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montreal (Quebec), Canada H4B 2S9.

It is possible that Canada Post might go on strike in the coming days or weeks, in this case please  confirm your presence by email at [email protected] and bring your documents with you at the event.
Do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or questions by email at [email protected]
Regards

=== ENGLISH VERSION BELOW ====

Chers amis du kendo:
Le Club de kendo de Montréal est fier d’accueillir une compétition de kendo pour les jeunes et un séminaire pour célébrer nos 60 années d’existence au Québec et dans la communauté canadienne du kendo.  Nous avons hâte de vous recevoir et de passer une journée agréable en compagnie de jeunes et moins jeunes kendoka.
Date et heure :
•Samedi 13 août 2016
•Inscription : 8h30 pour le Junior Kendo Taikai; 12h30 pour le séminaire seulement
•Junior Kendo Taikai : 9h00–12h00
•Séminaire pour adultes : 13h00–16h00 (suivi d’un godogeiko si le temps le permet)
Emplacement : 
Centre communautaire Monkland, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montréal, Québec, H4B 2S9
Frais d’inscription :
•20$ CAN pour le Junior Kendo Taikai (lunch inclus) ;  5$ pour un lunch supplémentaire
•15$ CAN pour le séminaire pour adultes (n’inclus pas de lunch)
•Chèque / mandat à l’ordre du « Club de kendo de Montréal »
Catégories pour le Junior Kendo Taikai*:
A – Individuel, sans bogu Junior (11 ans et moins)
B – Individuel, sans bogu Sénior (12 – 15 ans)
C – Individuel, bogu Junior (11 ans et moins)
D – Individuel, bogu Sénior (12 – 15 ans)
E – Par équipe, 3 participants par équipe (2 équipes par club).
S’il y a plus de 3 ou 6 participants d’un même club, ils peuvent se joindre à des équipes d’autres clubs.
* Les catégories sont susceptibles d’être modifiées en fonction du nombre de participants dans chaque catégorie.
Inscription: 
•La date limite d’inscription est le lundi, 25 Juillet 2016 pour les deux activités : Junior Kendo Taikai et séminaire.  Tous les formulaires d’inscription, les formulaires d’exonération de responsabilité (pour les participants au Junior Taikai seulement) et le paiement doivent être reçus avant la date limite.
•Le séminaire en après-midi est réservé aux adultes, mais il y aura une activité prévue pour les jeunes.
•Tous les participants au Junior Kendo Taikai doivent être âgés de 15 ans ou moins, en date du 1er janvier 2016.
•Tous les participants doivent porter keikogi et hakama pour participer au taikai.
•Tous les participants en bogu doivent également porter un zekken.
•Chaque concurrent doit fournir le formulaire d’exonération signé pour participer à la compétition (ci-joint).
•Chaque club est invité à remplir et envoyer un formulaire d’inscription unique au nom de ses membres.
•Les clubs sont également invités à remplir la «Liste des shimpan» (2e onglet du formulaire d’inscription)
•Veuillez s’il-vous-plaît envoyer le formulaire d’inscription par email à [email protected] et les autres documents par courrier à : Club de kendo de Montréal (a/s Junior Taikai et Séminaire), Centre communautaire Monkland, 4410 avenue West Hill, Montréal (Québec), Canada H4B 2S9.
Il est possible que Poste Canada déclare une grève dans les prochains jours ou semaines, dans ce cas veuillez nous confirmer votre présence par courriel au[email protected] et amener vos documents avec vous.
Pour tous commentaires ou questions, n’hésitez pas à communiquer avec nous via [email protected]
Au plaisir
Sylvain Frechette
Club de Kendo de Montréal
========================

Dear Kendo Friends:

The Montreal Kendo Club is proud to host our 60th Anniversary Junior Kendo Taikai and Seminar in 2016 to celebrate our 60 years of existence in Quebec and in Canadian Kendo community. We look forward to have an enjoyable event for junior and adult Kendokas. Please see below for details.

DATE & TIME:

• Saturday, August 13, 2016
• Registration 8:30 AM for Junior Taikai; 12:30 PM for Seminar only
• Junior Taikai 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
• Seminar 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (followed by godogeiko if time permits)

LOCATION:

Monkland Community Centre, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montreal,Quebec, H4B 2S9

ENTRY FEE:

• $20 CAD for Junior Taikai (includes lunch); $5 for extra lunch
• $15 CAD for Seminar (does NOT include lunch)
• Cheque / money order payable to “Montreal Kendo Club”

JUNIOR TAIKAI DIVISIONS*:

A – Individual Non-Bogu Junior (under 11)
B – Individual Non-Bogu Senior (12 – 15)
C – Individual Bogu Junior (under 11)
D – Individual Bogu Senior (12 – 15)
E – Team – 3 players per team (2 teams per club). Spare players may join other clubs’ teams.
*Divisions are subject to change depending on the number of participants for each division

REGISTRATION:

• Deadline is Monday, July 25, 2016 for both Junior Taikai and Seminar. All registration forms, waivers (for Junior Taikai participants only) and payment must be received by the deadline.
• The afternoon seminar is for adults, but there will be an activity planned for junior participants (TBA).
• All competitors for Junior Taikai must be or have been 15 years of age or under as of January 1st, 2016.
• All competitors must wear keikogi and hakama to participate in the tournament.
• All bogu competitors must also wear zekken.
• Each competitor must provide a signed waiver to participate in the tournament (attached).
• Each club is asked to complete and send a single registration form on behalf of its club members.
• Registering clubs are also asked to complete the ‘Shimpan List’ (2nd tab of registration form)
• Please send the registration form via email to[email protected] and other documents via mail to: Montreal Kendo Club (c/o Junior Taikai & Seminar), Monkland Community Centre, 4410 Avenue West Hill, Montreal (Quebec), Canada H4B 2S9.

It is possible that Canada Post might go on strike in the coming days or weeks, in this case please  confirm your presence by email at [email protected] and bring your documents with you at the event.
Do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or questions by email at [email protected]
Regards

2016 JCCC JUNIOR KENDO TOURNAMENT RESULTS

2016 JCCC JUNIOR KENDO TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Thank you all who participated in the 2016 JCCC Junior Kendo Tournament. Congratulations to all the winners below:
Non-bogu (15 ys old & under):
1st Tenka Poon — Nikka Gakuen Kendo Club
2nd Elizabeth Shim — Jung Ko Kendo Club
3rd Arthur Barcellos Pedroso — Montreal Kendo Club
3rd Jayden Joo — Jung Ko Kendo Club
Bogu (10 yrs & under):
1st Daichi Soso — Toronto Kendo Club
2nd Miku Kamata — Etobicoke Kendo Club
3rd Leonard Atiyota — Nikka Gakuen Kendo Club
3rd Shosuke Arai — Detroit Kendo Club
Bogu (11-13 yrs old):
1st Daichi Sakuma — Detroit Kendo Club
2nd Collin Shinohara — Detroit Kendo Club
3rd Warrick Bruan — JCCC Kendo Club
3rd John Cogill — JCCC Kendo Club
Bogu (14-15 yrs old):
1st Jorge Sumi — Markham Kendo Club
2nd Francesca Ho — JCCC Kendo Club
3rd Daniel Yuan — JCCC Kendo Club
3rd Tyler Barrone –Detroit Kendo Club
Team matchs:
1st Detroit Team A
2nd JCCC Team B (Rei Katsuta, Daniel Yuan, Francesca Ho)
3rd Etobicoke Team A
3rd Mississauga Team A
Fighting Spirit:
Lea Lee — Montreal Kendo Club
Hana Kushima — Toronto Kendo Club
Last but not least, thank you all the shimpan, volunteers, sensei and parents making this event successful.
Hope to see you again next year!
Sincerely,
JCCC Kendo Club

Annoucement: 2015 Goyokai Event!

From Goyokai:

Dear Sensei and Friends:

As planned, we will be having the 2015 Goyokai Seminar and Tournament.

It will be from Nov. 13, 2015 to Nov. 15, 2015 in the area of Randolph, MA as usual.

Guest sensei from Japan (they were at the 2014 Goyokai seminar and tournament) are
Hironori Tahara Sensei (田原弘徳先生) (Hanshi 8-dan) from Tokyo, Japan
Masuo Shinotsuka Sensei (篠塚増穂先生)(Hanshi 8-dan) from Kanagawa, Japan
Masao Iida Sensei (飯田正雄先生) (Kyoshi 7-dan)
We plan to focus on shiai and shinpan rules, shiai techniques, and promotion test.

Attached are the information and the registration Excel file. We are asking a representative of each dojo to complete the Excel file and send one check from each dojo. If you are only one who want to participate, you can fill in the Excel sheet and send the payment.

If you have any questions, please contact me any time by reply to this email.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event.

Best regards,

Ken Suyama
Goyokai

Attachment: https://goo.gl/BJgnfU

JCCC Sr Kendo Tournament [Sat Nov 28]

From JCCC Kendo Club:
Hello Everyone,
The JCCC Kendo Club is proud to host its annual JCCC Senior Kendo Tournament onSaturday November 28th, 2015 and extend the attached Invitation and registration forms to members of the Kendo community.
Once again, the tournament will take place on the day before the CKF Eastern Grading event.
Please review the attached and do not hesitate to contact us if there are any questions.
Kind Regards,
JCCC Kendo