October 2018 AUSKF Shimpan Seminar – Seattle, WA

September 3, 2018

Presidents:

Please find attached the announcement for the next AUSKF Shimpan Seminar to be held October 6th and 7th, 2018 in Seattle, WA. Please distribute to all of the Dojo in your region. As always any AUSKF registered Kenshi is welcome to participate.

We hope to see you there.

On-line registration information will follow very soon.

Thank you very much,

Mark Kerstein
AUSKF Competition Committee

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AUSKF Junior Open Nationals 2019 – Save the Date

August 22, 2018

Greetings,

Hello again from the AUSKF Tournament Committee. We are excited to announce we have a date and location for the 2019 AUSKF Jr. Open National Tournament!

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019

Location:
South Forsyth High School
585 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, Georgia, 30041

Attached is a PDF with this information and as always we will be hosting a website with information: http://auskf-jrnationals.com/

We ask that you please let your federation members know about this information so they can begin planning.

Cheers and thank you!

– AUSKF Tournament Committee

http://www.auskf-jrnationals.com
http://www.facebook.com/auskfjrnationals

Attachment: pdf


Kendo High rank examination in Las Vegas, August 19, 2018

June 22, 2018

Dear Presidents of AUSKF Member Kendo Federations,

AUSKF Kendo Promotion Exam (5-7 dan and Shogo (Renshi, and Kyoshi) will be held in the afternoon of August 19, 2018 (Sunday) after the ASUKF summer camp at:

Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA
4141 Meadows Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89107
https://www.lasvegasymca.org/locations/bill-lillie-heinrich-ymca

This time, we are accepting all applications online. (Please do not mail the documents to my physical address.) Please use this link to access the application form.

All payments to be made online. If you have any problem making online payment, please contact me. You need to pay only for the examination on application. Those who passed the test must pay the menjo fee within 2 weeks.

Please distribute this information to your members.

The deadline of the application is August 3, 2018 (Friday).

Sincerely,
Michio Kajitani
VP Promotion & Examination, AUSKF
Email: promotion@auskf.org

Note: federation signature is required, so check with your federation for its deadline and procedure.

Attachment: information docx


Team USA Kendo GRAND RAFFLE Announcement

June 21, 2018

Dear Federation Representatives:

Thank you for your continued support of Team USA Kendo. As we reach the final stretch of our journey toward the 17th World Kendo Championships in Korea, we are excited to announce our latest program: the Team USA Kendo Grand Raffle!

Now through August 16th, Team USA Kendo will be holding a Grand Raffle, with a prize drawing to be held during the Sayonara Party of the AUSKF Summer Camp in Las Vegas (August 18th, 2018). 


Featuring over 60 prizes (total value of over $15,000!), this event presents a great opportunity for the entire community to come together and support Team USA…and more importantly, perhaps even win a great prize! Prizes range in value from $75 to $1500 and include a full kendo bogu, skincare products, premier events tickets, and much more!

Please click the link below to visit the Team USA Kendo website, where you can purchase tickets ($25 each or 5 for $100), check out all of the great prizes, and learn more about our sponsors: https://www.teamusakendo.com/grand-raffle/

Please forward this information to your federation members – we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to win!

Thank you for your support!

Team USA Kendo


August 2018 AUSKF Shimpan Seminar – Cincinnati, OH

June 5, 2018

Presidents:

Please find attached the announcement for the next AUSKF Shimpan Seminar to be held August 11 and 12, 2018 in Cincinnati, OH. Please distribute to all of the Dojo in your region. As always any AUSKF registered Kenshi is welcome to participate.

We hope to see you there.

On-line registration information will follow very soon.

Thank you very much,

Mark Kerstein
AUSKF Competition Committee

Attachment (corrected for time typos)

Update 6/10/18:
Here is the on-line registration link. Sign up ASAP!
https://goo.gl/forms/601mT0hAiUKOGZhH2


AUSKF Summer Camp – August 17-19, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV

May 9, 2018

Dear AUSKF Federation Presidents and Supporters

We are so excited to announce that the 2018 AUSKF Summer Camp will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 17th (Friday) through August 19th (Sunday). We will have an exciting program and are expecting special guest senseis to join this camp, whom we will announce soon.

Thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm for all of our AUSKF Education events.

More details to follow soon!!!

AUSKF Education

Update 6/6/18:
​The registration for this event is officially available online now at the
AUSKF Education website auskf-education.com

The two guest Sensei will be Kunihide Koda Sensei (Hanshi 8 Dan) and
Masahiro Inadomi Sensei (Kyoshi 8 Dan).

Update 6/22/18
Kodansha shinsa registration is now available, see announcement


3rd AUSKF Women’s Kendo Seminar – July 14-15 in Southern California

May 3, 2018

Please keep your schedules open for this upcoming event. This year, we will be welcoming back former Team Japan and World Champion Yukiko Takami!!! We are hopeful that this event will bring together the girls and women throughout the United States to learn kendo from one of the top female kenshi in Japan as well as top instructors from AUSKF!

We will have a full day seminar on July 14th (Saturday) and a half-day on July 15th (Sunday). More details to follow soon!!!

AUSKF Education

Update 5/22/18:
The registration for this event is now available online at the AUSKF Education website