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June 2016
USA - 9th US Nito Kendo Seminar
 Dates: June 17-19, 2016
Location: Boise State University, Boise Idaho USA
Info/Registration: Idaho Kendo
Guests:
Tadao TODA, Tokyo, Hanshi 8 dan
Yoshihiro UGAJIN, Tokyo, Kyoshi 7 dan
Hirotsugu SASAKI, Miyagi, Kyoshi 7 dan
Ryoichi FUJII, Yamaguchi, Kyoshi 7 dan
Futoshi SATO, Chiba, Renshi 7 dan
Ako FUJII, Yamaguchi, 6 dan

 

USA - Baltimore-Annapolis 2016 Tournament and Examination
Dates: June 4 – June 5
Location: Roger “pip” Moyer recreation center @Truxton Park 273 Hilltop Ln, Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Info: Facebook Event Page

 

May 2016
April 2016
USA - 5th CAROLINA KENDO TOURNAMENT

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Type : Tournament and Promotion (up to 3rd Dan)
Location: Columbia, South Carolina 
Dates: April 16 to 17
Info: All_Carolina_Kendo_Tournament_Packet_2016
USA - AUSKF 2016 Spring Kendo Kodansha Promotion Examination
Location: Odyssey at Tyee Educational Complex (formerly Tyee High School)  4424 S. 188th Street, SeaTac, WA
Dates: April 10 (Sun)
  •       12:30 PM – Registration 1:00 PM – Promotion Exam (5 Dan & Above, Shogo)
Information:

AUSKF 2016 Kendo Kodansha info

5-7DanApplication

Kendo Kodansha WrittenTest

ShogoApplication

USA- 28th CLEVELAND TOURNAMENT
Type: Tournamen, Promotion and Seminar.
Location: Cleveland, OH
Dates: April 1 – 3
Special guest instructors for this event will be:
  • Mitsure Hamasaki, 8th Dan Hanshi. Former chief instructor of Tokyo Metropolitan Police.
Info: Cleveland Kendo Association.
March 2016
USA - ECUSKF Kentucky Tournament
Type:  Shinsa and Tournament.
Location: Richmond, Kentucky
Dates: March 12-13
Info: ECUSKF
Canada - UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO INVITATIONAL KENDO TOURNAMENT
Location: Toronto, Canada
Dates: March 12
Info: University of Toronto Kendo Page
USA - AUSKF Women's Kendo Seminar
Type: Seminar
Registration here
Location: Huntington Beach, CA!
Dates: March 6-7
Special guest instructors for this event will be:
  • Yoko Sakuma (5-Dan) was Captain of Team Japan for the 16th WKC, 15th WKC Individual Champion, and a member of the gold-winning Team Japan for the 14th, 15th, 16th WKC (2009-2015); and
  • Yukiko Takami (5-Dan) was the 14th WKC Individual Champion, 15th WKC Team Champion, and 16th WKC Individual 3rd Place.

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