News and Announcements

    event date : 02/23/2020

Norwalk Kendo Dojo

8:00 - 11:15AM

14615 S Gridley Rd., Norwalk, CA 90650

    event date : 02/23/2020

SCKF Shinpan Seminar
Sun 2/23/20, 9am-4pm
El Rancho High School, Pico Rivera



  • online registration (google forms)
    • deadline is 2/17/20
    • PLEASE ENTER FOR EACH SENSEI (INCLUDING 7DAN) AND KENSHI PLANNING ON PARTICIPATING, indicating age, rank, and whether or not they want bento


  • place: El Rancho High School
    Salcido Auxiliary Gym
    (at Loch Alene Ave and Homebrook St, see map pushpin)


  • sign in closes at 8:45am sharp
    • bring one check per dojo for the bento fees ($10 per bento except for 7dan sensei who will be provided free bento)


  • summary
    • participants
      • 2dan and above
      • 1dan and below may attend as shiai-sha
      • 7dan please attend as instructors (bento will be provided)
      • dress in keikogi, hakama, tare
      • bring shinpanki, mejirushi, referee handbook, energetic attitude
      • bring kendo dogu and be prepared to do shiai
      • must attend the full day for credit towards promotion requirements (to test for 3dan and above, including kodansha and shogo ranks)
    • preparation

    event date : 02/29/2020

    event date : 03/08/2020

Venice Kendo Dojo

8:00 - 11:30AM

12448 Braddock Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90066

    event date : 03/22/2020

Norwalk Kendo Dojo

8:00 - 11:30AM

14615 S Gridley Rd., Norwalk, CA 90650

    event date : 07/17/2020

2020 AUSKF National Championship July 17-19 in Detroit

The AUSKF Competition Committee is pleased to announce that the AUSKF National Championship will be held in Detroit, Michigan, on July 17-19, 2020. Details will follow, but please “Save The Date” and announce it to all of your members.

Mark A. Kerstein
AUSKF Competition Committee
(also see preliminary info)

Update 12/8/19Phase 1
The US Championships Tournament will be held at University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse/Ice Arena.

We are sending Phase 1 forms for the US Championships early so we can accommodate for our busy schedules. Please have your federation coach or manager fill the form and return it to me at no later than Jan 15, 2020.

Yuji Onitsuka
AUSKF Competition Committee

A1. number of participants form
A2. registration info
A3. championships info
A4. championships regulations



SCKF Shinpan (Referee) Seminar

Location TBD

North / South California Kendo Tournament


AUSKF Junior Open National Tournament (hosted by SCKF)

Nisei Week Tournament

SCKF Individual Championships