• 02 Mar 2013
  • MPSH Basketball court, UTS building 4, Ultimo
UTS Kendo club announced its second annual competition : THE UTS ALL OPEN SHIELD which will be held on Saturday the 2nd of March and it open to all clubs.

Location: MPSH Basketball court, UTS building 4, Ultimo (Cnr of Harris and Thomas St) on the 2nd March 2013.

Competition structure:  Kyu 3 minutes / Dan 5 minutes - All individual matches: 

- Second kyu division - 4 kyu and below
- First Kyu division - 3rd Kyu to 1st Kyu
- Shodan division - All shodans
- Nidan division - All nidans
- Sandan division - All sandans
- Yondan division - All yondans
- Godan ABOVE division - All grades godan and higher

The winners and runners up from each division will play off in the ALL OPEN division to decide the overall winner. 

Competition Schedule :
The UTS ALL OPEN SHIELD aims to match competitors of similar grade and experience together from different clubs. 
8:00am Shinai weigh in & warm up
9:00am - 9:30am  Opening ceremony & shimpan seminar
Court A & B
9:30am - 11:00am  Second Kyu / First Kyu Division
11:00am - 12:00pm  Shodan / Nidan Division
12:00pm - 1:00pm  Lunch
1:00pm - 2:00pm  Sandan  / Yondan Division
2:00pm - 2:30pm  Godan Division
2:30pm - 3:30pm All Open Division
3:30pm - 4:30pm Closing Ceremony & Free Jikeiko
5:00pm All competitors must be packed up and out of the MPSH

Registration Cost: $35 per person (incl. lunch)
After the competition all competitors and guests are invited and encouraged to attend to the 2nd dojo (pub or restaurant-TBA) for "Nomunication".

How To Enter :
Please submit your details (Name/Grade/Contact Number) with the entry fee of $35 to Nick Sordon <secretary@sydneykendoclub.org> by Thursday, 21st February 2013.
    Please transfer $35 to the following bank account:
    Account Name:     Sydney Kendo Club
    Bank:     Westpac
    BSB:     032267
    Account No.:     209344
    Description: Please put your name for transaction identification purposes
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