2017 AUSKF Summer Camp

March 22, 2017

Dear AUSKF Federation Presidents and Supporters:

Thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm for all of our
AUSKF Education events. We are receiving great feedback and hope to
continue to create programs that are aimed at various sectors of our kendo
population in the US.

In furtherance of this goal, we are so excited to announce that the 2017
AUSKF Summer Camp will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on August 4th
(Friday) through August 6th (Sunday). We will have an exciting program
and are expecting special guest senseis to join this camp, whom we will
announce soon.


Details regarding this event and the online registration form can be found
here: http://auskf-education.com/?p=1307

We have secured a special “Kendo Summer Camp” rate for a limited number of
hotel rooms, as explained in further detail at the link above. We expect a
great turnout and look forward to having many US kenshi participate, so
please sign up now!!

Thank you all for your continued participation in our programs, and your
continued support of kendo in the United States.

Regards,
Chris Yang

AUSKF Education


AUSKF Championships Sponsorship Information

March 17, 2017

Greetings federation representatives,

We will be preparing a Program for the championships. The Program will contain sections for sponsorship, advertisements, or personal messages from corporate sponsors and AUSKF Regional Federations and Dojos. We are respectfully seeking out your support for the participants. This is a great way to show your support for your kenshi and US Kendo!

Please learn more, including a form to reserve ad space and instructions for submitting assets, here: http://auskf-nationals.com/sponsor.html

We kindly ask you to distribute this to your dojo contacts and any interested parties (e.g. businesses, friends, etc.). Please note that the deadline for reserving ad space is March 30th. Assets and artworks are only due on April 30th.

Thank you!

– AUSKF Tournament Committee

http://www.auskf-nationals.com
https://www.facebook.com/AUSKFNationalChampionships


Forms to assist in Jr nationals registration and gear orders

March 5, 2017

A friendly reminder: pre-registration (indicating how many participants your federation will be registering) is due in 10 days on March 15th.

To assist the federations with Open Juniors registration (which allows an unlimited number of participants in the individuals unlike the Nationals) and gear ordering, we are distributing two forms that you can distribute to dojos in your federation to collect this information.

The two forms are attached. We ask that if you use these please only provide totals for your federation in the Google forms we shared earlier with you all; we will not be collecting forms from individual dojos.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

AUSKF Tournament Committee

http://www.auskf-nationals.com
https://www.facebook.com/AUSKFNationalChampionships

Attachments:
Juniors registration sample
Gear form; also see gear page


April 2017 Promotional Exam

February 27, 2017

Date: April 9 (Sun)
12:30 PM – Registration (Gym opens at 10:30 am)
1:00 PM – Promotion Exam (5 Dan & Above, Shogo)
4:15 pm – Follow-up Seminar and Keiko
Location: Leigh High School Gym
  5210 Leigh Ave, San Jose CA 95124

See application packet for more details. (updated 3/1/17)

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (No late applications will be accepted)
Note: federation signature is required, so check with your federation for its deadline.


AUSKF Championships Update

February 23, 2017

Greetings federation representatives,

A few announcements regarding the 2017 AUSKF Championships:

1. We have updated the registration process in greater detail. http://auskf-nationals.com/register.html Key dates remain unchanged! We kindly request all federations to submit pre-registration forms – the numbers of competitors and teams they will be entering in both tournaments – by March 15th!

2. Bento orders can now be submitted! We kindly ask federations to submit the number of bentos they would like to order for each of the 4 days of competition by May 15th. The bento order form can be found at the bottom of the register page (http://auskf-nationals.com/register.html) or directly here: https://goo.gl/forms/fSHYfwwbWb2usdNw1

3. Gear pre-order! T-shirts and two tenugui (one for the Junior Championships and one for the National Championship) can be pre-ordered. We kindly ask federations to submit their preorders by May 15th. Gear will be available for sale at the tournament but items normally sell out very quickly. All information on gear can be found here: http://auskf-nationals.com/gear.html. The gear pre-order form can be found at the bottom of the register page (http://auskf-nationals.com/register.html) or directly here: https://goo.gl/forms/PhXmqoTwLgHfQQlz2

Thank you for your attention. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us at info@auskf-nationals.com.

– AUSKF Tournament Committee

http://www.auskf-nationals.com
https://www.facebook.com/AUSKFNationalChampionships


AUSKF Zone 6 Referee Seminar (Houston, TX)

February 20, 2017

To: SUSIKIF, RMKF & SWUSKF (Zone 6)

cc: SEUSKF, AEUSKF, EUSKF, GNEUSKF, MWKF, PNKF, NCKF, CCKF, SCKO, WKF, SCKF, ECUSKF

PLEASE FORWARD TO YOUR MEMBERS

Dear AUSKF members:

The next AUSKF Referee Seminar will be held in Zone 6 at Houston, TX on the weekend of March 18 & 19, 2017.

All AUSKF members are invited to join, even if you are from another zone. Our final AUSKF Referee seminar for this year will be May 6 & 7, 2017 in Atlanta, GA (more info to come in April).

For more information and registration of the Zone 6 Seminar, please go to: https://goo.gl/forms/mUjddMQQt33IFolt2

The instructors for this event will be:

Tagawa-sensei
Maeda-sensei
Kajitani-sensei
Komizu-sensei
T. Yuge – Seminar coordinator

The deadline for registration is MARCH 7, 2017.

Thank you and hope to see you there!

AUSKF Referee Committee
Y. Onitsuka


2017 National Championships, 7th Junior Open National Championships

January 31, 2017

Greetings Federation Presidents and Representatives,

We are excited to announce that the 2017 AUSKF National Championships and 7th AUSKF Junior Open National Championships will be taking place on June 22 – 25, 2017 in San Jose, California.

The following website contains information on the tournaments, travel, and registration: auskf-nationals.com.

Please note the following important dates:

3/15/2017 – Pre-registration forms for both tournaments are due. The forms are available here: http://auskf-nationals.com/register.html. During pre-registration federations will only need to indicate how many players they want to register for each division. Please review all details here (http://auskf-nationals.com/info.html) when registering participants. Note that age requirements vary between the two tournaments.

4/15/2017 – The tournament committee sends brackets to federations. These brackets will contain slots for players of each federation. Federations will then fill in their players into whatever positions they wish.

4/30/2017 – Federations submit which players will be in specific positions in each division.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact info@auskf-nationals.com. Thank you for your time and cooperation. We look forward to seeing you soon!

– AUSKF Tournament Committee

http://www.auskf-nationals.com
https://www.facebook.com/AUSKFNationalChampionships