43rd Australian Kendo Championship, Seminar and Dan Gradings Sydney, 30/3 - 4/4

  • 31 Mar 2018
  • 04 Apr 2018

43rd Australian Kendo Championship, Seminar and Dan Gradings Sydney, 30/3 - 4/4


Pursuant to communique released by NSWKA on 25/1: Registration for the 43rd Australian Kendo Championship held in Sydney is open, run by NSWKA and AKR. 

Deadline for club submission for Seminar and Championship is 7th February.

Deadline for club submission for Dan Gradings is 28th February. 

Detailed Infopack here

Appendices here

Scope of Championship events are:

·         Men’s Kyu Individual Championship

·         Men’s Dan Individual Championship

·         Women's Kyu Individual Championship

·         Women's Dan Individual Championship

·         Veteran's Individual Championship

·         Men’s Kyu Team Championship

·         Men’s Dan Team Championship

·         Women's Kyu Team Championship

·         Women’s Dan Team Championship

·         Teams Kata Championship

All competitors must be an Australian Citizen or hold an Australian Government issued Permanent Resident visa, and be registered AKR members as at 30/11/17.

Schedule (subject to change per NSWKA):

Friday 30 March: AGM and Shinpan briefing

Saturday 31 March: Individual championships for Juniors, Men's and Women's Kyu and Dan , Welcome Dinner

Sunday 1 April: Kata, Veteran's Individual, and Kyu and Dan Team Championships

Monday 2nd April: Seminar with 2 AJKF sensei

Tuesday 3rd April: Seminar with 2 AJKF sensei

Wednesday 4th April: Dan Level Grading, through to 5th Dan

Schedule of Fees:

Consider the below in calculating fees – note they exclude registration for Grading.




(incl Welcome Dinner)


Competition Only

(incl Welcome Dinner)


Seminar Only



Non Competitor


For those interested in the Championship or Seminar, please emai Lee Lim secretary@sydneykendoclub.org listing which events you would like to attend. You will receive a response with fees required to be transferred to the SKC bank account as well as requesting dietary requirements, etc. The lack of provision in the fee structure for not attending dinner is noted.

How to Register for Grading (please transfer and mark funds separately to Seminar/Dinner/Championship associated costs)

1. Fill in the grading application form (AKR website here). AKR Grading Form Link

2. Obtain Sensei's approval signature for your grading form, then submit the completed form (with signature) to Lee Lim by email (secretary@sydneykendoclub.org). List of fees can be found on the aforementioned grading form.

3. Transfer grading fees to:

       BSB: 032267

       Account No: 209344

       Account Name: Sydney Kendo Club

Please remember to enter your name when depositing fees.

All Competition, Seminar and  must be submitted no later than Wednesday 7th February 2018 9.00pm.  

Grading applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday 28th February 9:00PM.

Late registration will not be accepted. 

In skill opposed, in spirit united,

Sydney Kendo Club

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