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PNKF Iaido Fall Seminar: Save the Date

The Pacific Northwest Kendo Federation is honored to welcome back Shozo Kato Sensei (Iaido Kyoshi 7 Dan) for our Fall Iaido Seminar, Shinsa, and Taikai from September 27-29, 2024. Online registration will open soon, so please mark your calendars now. If you have questions in advance of registration, you may email the event team at pnkfiaidoevent@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you in September!

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Kenyu – April/May/June 2024

Volume 38, number 3/4/5

April/May/June 2024

PNKF DATEBOOK

April 2024
4/5-7 – Iaido Spring Seminar and Shinsa.
4/6-7 – Masaru Takami Sensei Seminar, Curtis Senior High School, 8425 40th St W, University Place, WA 98466, 12-3pm both days. Registration required.4/12-14 – Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival.
4/6 – Oregon Kendo Seminar, 12:30pm-5pm. IRCO Community Center, 10323 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220.
4/7 – Oregon Kendo Shinsa, 12:30pm-5pm. IRCO Community Center, 10323 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220
4/13 – AUSKF Board Meeting and Shinsa, Houston, Texas.
4/27 – UW Taikai, 10am, UW IMA Gym D, 3924 Montlake Blvd NE, Seattle, Washington 98195.

May 2024
5/4 – PNKF Board Meeting, 9-11am.
5/4 – Shinpan Seminar, 12:15pm-6pm, Fulton Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219.
5/18 – Bellevue Junior Taikai, Highland Park Community Center, 14224 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA.
5/25 – Rose City Shiai Seminar, 10am-4pm, Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center Center, 9985 SW 125th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97008.
5/25-26 – 2024 Junior Open National Championships, Marina High School, Huntington Beach, California.

June 2024
6/22 – 55th Annual Vancouver Taikai, Byrne Creek Secondary School, 7777-18th Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 5E5.

July 2024
7/4-7 – World Kendo Championships, Milan, Italy.
7/20 – PNKF Board Meeting, 9-11am.
7/27 – Kata Seminar 11am-4pm and Godo Keiko 4-5pm, Kent Commons Community Center 525 4th Ave N, Kent, WA 9803.

August 2024
8/16-18 – AUSKF Summer Camp and Shinsa, Las Vegas, Nevada.
8/17 – PNKF Kendo Shinsa, Kent Commons, (tentative).
8/24-26- Iaido 7 Dan examination, Recreation Centre at BC Institute of Technology, Building SE16, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2.

September 2024
9/4-7 – Seattle Kendo Kai 100 Year + Taikai, Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA, 98040.
9/?? – Northwest Kendo Junior Taikai, (TBD).
9/21 – PNKF Board Meeting, 9-11am.
9/27-29 – Iaido Fall Seminar, Taikai and Shinsa.
9/28 – Seattle Education Shinpan Seminar (tentative).

October 2024
10/26 – Tacoma Kendo Taikai (tentative).

November 2024
11/2 – PNKF Kendo Taikai, Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave N, Kent, WA 98032 (tentative).
11/9 – AUSKF Board Meeting and Shinsa.
11/16 – PNKF Board Meeting and General Election, 9-11am.

December 2024
TBD

 

PNKF IAIDO SHINSA, April 7th, 2024, Bellevue, WA

3 KYU: Tylor Tsao (NCKF), Patrick Frost (Idaho), Chikako McNutt (Idaho), Jonathan Binick

2 KYU: Nicole Kabata (SCKF), Marlena Cote (Seattle)

1 KYU: Alexander Wilmes (Shuukenkai), Tien Vo (AiShinKai), Renjie Zhu (Seattle), Nathan Westlund (Spokane)

1 DAN: Wrennik Andrus (AiShinKai), Anandhavel Nagendrakumar (Idaho), Kelvin Lau

2 DAN: Wakako Maeda (Idaho)

 

PNKF KENDO SHINSA, April 7th, 2024, Portland, OR

4 KYU: Lydia Mushkevych (Obukan), Julia Alexander (Obukan), Allen Kaufman (Portland), Matthew Thomure (Camas)

3 KYU: Xuanyu Bai (Obukan), Anthony Holmgren (OSU), Jonathan King (Kenchikai), Chad Emerick (Portland), Perla Ibarra (Camas), Filip Alexandrov (Obukan), Chiharu Dinsmore (Camas), David Gage (Camas), Michiyo Okuhara (Camas), John Lawes (Obukan), Juli Hiramatsu (Obukan), Kirihiro Onishi (Obukan), Julianne Pho (Obukan), Lorolei Busser (Portland), Alec Sun (UW)

2 KYU: Joe Takeuchi (Camas), Iori Ohashi (Obukan), Ren Gionet (Kenchikai), Sunil Jain (OSU), Zoe Stein (Obukan), Charles Immendorf (UW), Nghia Ngo (Obukan), Scott Fleishman (Portland), Johnna Loreen (Portland), Alexander Dumke (Portland), Tamara Ia (Portland), Hudson Hongo (Camas)

1 KYU: Ivan Wiley (Portland), Sohma Cox (OSU), Jordan Indrawan (OSU), Evan Ho (Obukan), Quinn Takara (Obukan), Alexander Sakon (Obukan), Annaphon Burger (Obukan), Logan Lewis (Obukan), Nhat Le (UW), Nathan Williams (Obukan), Alex Leach (OSU), Linnea Palmstrom (Obukan), Tetsuro Takeuchi (Camas), Eric Wiley (Portland)

 

AUSKF KODANSHA SHINSA, April 13th, 2024, Houston, Texas

5 DAN: Tiarnan Marsten (Kent), Jaered Croes (Kenchikai), Ethan Waln (Kenchikai)

 

UW TAIKAI, April 27th, 2024, Seattle, WA

0-4 Kyu                                          3-1 Kyu
1st – T. Kunz-Taguchi, UW             1st – V. Chen, Oakland
2nd – A. Kelly, UW                          2nd – M. Remmu, Seattle
3rd – R. Zhu, Seattle                      3rd – K. Soetamin, UW
3rd – L. Naylor, Bellevue                3rd – N. Le, UW

1-2 Dan                                          Women’s Open
1st – J. Yu, Northwest                    1st – J. Paik, Team Canada
2nd – C. Liao, Renbu                      2nd – B. Park, Team Canada
3rd – J. Paik, Team Canada           3rd – N. Fracassi, Team Canada
3rd – A. Mabale, Seattle                 3rd – U. Tanaka, UBC

3 Dan                                              4 Dan and Above
1st – Y. Chen, Tozenji                     1st – H. Yano, Renbu
2nd – B. Park, Team Canada          2nd – K. Kim, Team Canada
3rd – H. Sumino, Obukan               3rd – R. Asato, Team Canada
3rd – Y. Nakano, UCLA                   3rd – T. Hamanaka, UBC

Team
1st – Renbu (R. Himeda, C. Liao, K. Yoshimura, H. Homma, H. Yano)
2nd – PNKF Jr (S. Kim, D. Shilov, J. Yu, A. Yuen, A. Mabale)

Shinpan Cho – David Yotsuuye
Taikai Chair – Hanna Inoue
Sportsmanship Pledge – Kodee Soetamin
Shoji Inspirational Award – Kodee Soetamin

 

BELLEVUE JUNIOR TAIKAI, May 18th, 2024, Bellevue, WA

10 & Under                                          11-12
1st – T. Tanimura, Edmonds             1st – H. Johnson, Seattle
2nd – A. Kaufman, Portland                          2nd – N. Kim, Northwest
3rd – R. Lee, Bellevue                      3rd – K. Sato, Kirkland
3rd – S. Nakayama, Camas                3rd – S. Lee, Bellevue

13-14                                                   15 & Above
1st – L. Chen, Oakland                    1st – A. Yuen, Seattle
2nd – S. Johnson, Seattle                     2nd – D. Terao, Cascade
3rd – M. Tanimura, Edmonds         3rd – D. Shilov, Bellevue
3rd – S. Fruchter, Spokane                 3rd – S. Faso, Bellevue

Girls                                     
1st – C. Kim, Northwest
2nd – A . Fruchter, Spokane
3rd – S. Jeon , Bellevue
3rd – K. Sato, Kirkland

Junior Team
1st – Northwest (S. Nakayama, N. Kim, C. Kim, R. Yokoo, L. Chen)
2nd – Seattle (H. Johnson, A. Kaufman, O. Shakeel, A. Schacht, S. Johnson)

Senior Team
1st – Federal Way (Ju. Kiyohara, D. Terao, Jo. Kiyohara)
2nd – Bellevue Red (Y. Iwao, S. Faso, D. Shilov)

Shinpan Cho – David Yotsuuye
Taikai Chair – Jinho Jeon
Thomas Bolling Awesome Spirit Award – S. Fruchter, Spokane
Centurion Youth Leadership Award -Daniel Shilov

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PNKF Kendo Shinsa Results – Feb 2024

PNKF KENDO SHINSA, February 10th, 2024, Seattle, WA

6 KYU: Raven Lee (Bellevue)

5 KYU: Cairen Moon (Federal Way), Ian Santos (Kent), Takumi Tanimura (Edmonds), Akira Schacht (Spokane), Cameron Ridler (Kirkland), Filipp Korostelev (Edmonds), Ryunoske Yokoo (Northwest), Xuan Liu (Northwest), Shin Wu (Northwest), Michael Fontana (Northwest)

4 KYU: Isaac Santos (Kent), Nathan Kim (Northwest), Kenji Rafael (Edmonds), Kiki Sato (Kirkland), Shaun Murray (Kirkland), Koya Sinex (Kirkland), Musashi Blair (Cascade), Andi Anderson (Seattle), Minjeong Ko (Seattle), Derick Salamanca (Kent), Timothy Speer (Bellevue), Ryan Grill (Alaska), Cary Carlson (Bellevue), Shawn Smith (Edmonds), Andrei Korostelev (Edmonds)

3 KYU: Isaac Selle (Spokane), Seiji Lee (Bellevue), Showa Winters (Edmonds), Clara Kim (Northwest), Ray Kawamoto (Bellevue), Filip Dumitrescu (Edmonds), Yuki Kuge (Bellevue), Yuki Iwao (Bellevue), Cian Smith (Edmonds), Kotaro Okada (UW), Malia Kubodera (UW), Heather OCorry-Crowe (UW), Evan Kirkpatrick (UW), Isabelle Martin (UW), Lily Lashmet (UW), Micaela Adam (UW), Wanhui Han (Bellevue), Sarah Grill (Alaska), Brandon Ridler (Kirkland), Alex Derrick (Northwest), Charles Dolera (Northwest), Adam Gaines (Spokane), Creighton Don (Bellevue), Hideki Sato (Kirkland)

2 KYU: Saiichi Johnson (Seattle), Andrew Schacht (Spokane), Connor Burke (Kent), Sebastian Fruchter (Spokane), Emerson Lau (Bellevue), Tyler Lee (Spokane), Nina Underhill (Northwest), Kaleb Borum (Spokane), Hanna Inoue (UW), Kostyantyn Ryzhkov (UW), William Le (UW), Garrett Lee (UW), Patrick Heller (UW), Andrew McGinnis (UW), Stephen Hsieh (Kirkland), Jingyi Zhang (Northwest), Sean Wales (Northwest)

1 KYU: Mifune Tanimura (Edmonds), James Dueck (Federal Way), Jeremy Lin (Seattle), Alexander Field (Federal Way), Andrew Fan (UW), Kyle Huynh (Cascade), Majestik Remmu (Seattle), Garrett Baski (Bellevue), Lucy Yang (Seattle), Matthew Dircks (Spokane), Christopher Johnson (Seattle), Lee Salkin (Spokane), Alex Yang (Bellevue), Patrick Lau (Bellevue), Wendy Graham (Spokane)

1 DAN: Salvatore Faso (Bellevue), Dan Terao (Cascade), Norman Thompson (Spokane), Xijian Wang (Cascade), Brandon Wied (OSU), Wenqian Liu (Portland), Molivan Tuy (Bellevue), Nathan Westlund (Spokane), Kumi Abe (Edmonds), Tory Kim (Northwest), Sandra Mizuno (Seattle)

2 DAN: Jonathan Yu (Northwest), Sean Kim (Seattle), Daniel Shilov (Bellevue), Neo Smith (Kirkland), Alec Yuen (Seattle), TJ Okamura (Cascade), Aaron Rowell (RMKIF), Jin Pak (Evergreen)

3 DAN: Betty Park (Edmonds)

4 DAN: Andrew Yuen (Edmonds)

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Kenyu – January/February/March 2024

Volume 38, number 1/2/3

January/February/March 2024

BHSK TAIKAI, January 20th, 2024

Youth                                          Adult Kyu
1st – S. Faso, Bellevue               1st – G. Baski, Bellevue
2nd – E. Lau, Bellevue                2nd – J. Dobner, Kirkland
3rd – L. Naylor, Bellevue
3rd – Y. Iwao, Bellevue

Young Dans                                Top Gun
1st – R. Ramirez, Sno-King         1st – S. Day, Highline
2nd – L. Tsybert, Bellevue            2nd – S. Shilov, Bellevue

Junior Team
1st – Team Wolfman (C. Ridler, S. Murray, S. Faso)
2nd – Team Charlie (A. Dobner, R. Chowdhury, L. Naylor)

Senior Team
1st – Team Goose (G. Baski, T. Patana, L. Naylor, M. Suzuki, T. Espinal)
2nd – Team Iceman (D. Shilov, E. Lau, A. Yang, H. Iba, L. Tsybert)

 

17TH ANNUAL INTER-COLLEGIATE TAIKAI, January 27th, 2024, Seattle, Washington

Non-Bogu                                       0-4 Kyu
1st – E. Qiu, UBC                            1st – T. Kunz-Taguchi, UW
2nd – C. Lutz, UBC                          2nd – K. Okada, UW
3rd – H. Fan, UBC                           3rd – A. Sun, UW
3rd – J. Kannitho, UBC                    3rd – B. Vu, UBC

3-1 Kyu                                           Women’s
1st – K. Soetamin, UW                   1st – T. Huang, UBC
2nd – P. Heller, UW                         2nd – H. Izumi, UBC
3rd – A. Fan, UW                            3rd – M. Shimabukuro, UBC
3rd – E. Chen, SFU                        3rd – U. Tanaka, UBC

Dan
1st – R. Aoki, UBC
2nd – H. Hu, UW
3rd – K. Fukuda, UW
3rd – V. Hoang, UBC

Mixed Teams
1st – Shih Tzus (K. Soetamin, R. Aoki, G. Lee, B. Ng, P. Arce)
2nd – Corgis (M. Erdembayar, M. Cabilin, N. Le, K. Ramirez, H. Sumino)
3rd – Shiba Inus (B. Wong, S. Cox, V. Suwantaweechoat, L. Lashmet, V. Hoang)
3rd – Beagles (B. Lo, J. Leung, K. Fukuda, E. Chen, E. Kirkpatrick)

College Teams
1st – UBC B (W. Yen, H. Izumi, V. Hoang, U. Tanaka, R. Aoki)
2nd – UBC A (J. Leung, B. Lo, C. Ma. M. Shimabukuro, T. Huang)

 

PNKF KENDO SHINSA, February 10th, 2024, Seattle, WA

6 KYU: Raven Lee (Bellevue)

5 KYU: Cairen Moon (Federal Way), Ian Santos (Kent), Takumi Tanimura (Edmonds), Akira Schacht (Spokane), Cameron Ridler (Kirkland), Filipp Korostelev (Edmonds), Ryunoske Yokoo (Northwest), Xuan Liu (Northwest), Shin Wu (Northwest), Michael Fontana (Northwest)

4 KYU: Isaac Santos (Kent), Nathan Kim (Northwest), Kenji Rafael (Edmonds), Kiki Sato (Kirkland), Shaun Murray (Kirkland), Koya Sinex (Kirkland), Musashi Blair (Cascade), Andi Anderson (Seattle), Minjeong Ko (Seattle), Derick Salamanca (Kent), Timothy Speer (Bellevue), Ryan Grill (Alaska), Cary Carlson (Bellevue), Shawn Smith (Edmonds), Andrei Korostelev (Edmonds)

3 KYU: Isaac Selle (Spokane), Seiji Lee (Bellevue), Showa Winters (Edmonds), Clara Kim (Northwest), Ray Kawamoto (Bellevue), Filip Dumitrescu (Edmonds), Yuki Kuge (Bellevue), Yuki Iwao (Bellevue), Cian Smith (Edmonds), Kotaro Okada (UW), Malia Kubodera (UW), Heather OCorry-Crowe (UW), Evan Kirkpatrick (UW), Isabelle Martin (UW), Lily Lashmet (UW), Micaela Adam (UW), Wanhui Han (Bellevue), Sarah Grill (Alaska), Brandon Ridler (Kirkland), Alex Derrick (Northwest), Charles Dolera (Northwest), Adam Gaines (Spokane), Creighton Don (Bellevue), Hideki Sato (Kirkland)

2 KYU: Saiichi Johnson (Seattle), Andrew Schacht (Spokane), Connor Burke (Kent), Sebastian Fruchter (Spokane), Emerson Lau (Bellevue), Tyler Lee (Spokane), Nina Underhill (Northwest), Kaleb Borum (Spokane), Hanna Inoue (UW), Kostyantyn Ryzhkov (UW), William Le (UW), Garrett Lee (UW), Patrick Heller (UW), Andrew McGinnis (UW), Stephen Hsieh (Kirkland), Jingyi Zhang (Northwest), Sean Wales (Northwest)

1 KYU: Mifune Tanimura (Edmonds), James Dueck (Federal Way), Jeremy Lin (Seattle), Alexander Field (Federal Way), Andrew Fan (UW), Kyle Huynh (Cascade), Majestik Remmu (Seattle), Garrett Baski (Bellevue), Lucy Yang (Seattle), Matthew Dircks (Spokane), Christopher Johnson (Seattle), Lee Salkin (Spokane), Alex Yang (Bellevue), Patrick Lau (Bellevue), Wendy Graham (Spokane)

1 DAN: Salvatore Faso (Bellevue), Dan Terao (Cascade), Norman Thompson (Spokane), Xijian Wang (Cascade), Brandon Wied (OSU), Wenqian Liu (Portland), Molivan Tuy (Bellevue), Nathan Westlund (Spokane), Kumi Abe (Edmonds), Tory Kim (Northwest), Sandra Mizuno (Seattle)

2 DAN: Jonathan Yu (Northwest), Sean Kim (Seattle), Daniel Shilov (Bellevue), Neo Smith (Kirkland), Alec Yuen (Seattle), TJ Okamura (Cascade), Aaron Rowell (RMKIF), Jin Pak (Evergreen)

3 DAN: Betty Park (Edmonds)

4 DAN: Andrew Yuen (Edmonds)

 

HIGHLINE TAIKAI, March 23rd, 2024

Individuals                                         
1st – M. Remmu, Seattle
2nd – P. Heller, UW
3rd – J. Lin, Seattle
3rd – G. Lee, UW
4th – C. Dolera, Northwest
4th – R. Nguyen, Bellevue
4th – K. Soetamin, UW
4th – S. Fleishman, Portland

Team                             
1st – Kendo Club at UW
2nd – Seattle Kendo Kai

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Kenyu – October/November/December 2023

Volume 37, number 10/11/12

October/November/December 2023

PNKF DATEBOOK

October 2023

  • 10/6-8: PNKF Fall Iaido Seminar and Shinsa with Shozo Kato Sensei, Fri-Sun, Rain City Fencing Center, Bellevue, WA.
  • 10/15: Kyu Shinsa, IRCO Community Center, 10323 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220, 1:30pm
  • 10/22: Junior Kendo Seminar, Sun 9am-1pm, Camas Community Center Ballroom 1718 SE Seventh Ave, Camas, WA 98607
  • 10/28: PNKF Taikai, Sat, Kent Commons, 9am.
  • Tacoma Taikai – CANCELLED

November 2023

  • 11/11-12: AUSKF Board Meeting and Kendo Shinsa, Sat-Sun, Los Angeles, CA.
  • * 11/18: PNKF Board meeting and General Election, 9-11am, Sat, via Zoom.

December 2023

  • 12/2 PNKF Education Workshop, Camas Community Center, 1718 SE 7th Ave, Camas, WA 98607, 9am-5:30pm. Registration is required.

 

PNKF IAIDO SHINSA, October 8th, 2023, Bellevue, WA

3 KYU: Nicole Kabata (SCKF)

2 KYU: Jay Farrell (Idaho), Tien Vo (AiShinKai), Renjie Zhu (Seattle), Nathan Westlund (Spokane), Daniel Chen (NCKF), Alexander Wilmes (Shuukenkai), Eric Whitten (SCKF)

1 KYU: Amelia Wilson (RMKIF), Ryan Merrill (Shuukenkai), Anandhavel Nagendrakumar (Idaho)

1 DAN: James Thieu (Musokai), Lucy Yang (Seattle), Salvador Eng Deng (Musokai), Michael Mabale (Seattle), Thomas Laha (Musokai), Yuriko Lee (Shuukenkai), Yuichiro Baba (Idaho), Polly Brewington (NCKF)

2 DAN: Breanne Leach (RMKIF), Rae Podrebarac (AiShinKai), Teodoro Jose Boado (Musokai)

3 DAN: Shamina Kerstein (SUSKIF), Brian Burton (AiShinKai)

 

PNKF KENDO SHINSA, October 15th, 2023, Portland, OR

5 KYU: Shinichi Nakayama (Camas), Allen Kaufman (Portland)

4 KYU: Austin Anderson (Camas), Masato Ikuta (Camas), Alec Sun (UW), Andrew Lau (OSU), Emily Shima (Obukan), Chad Emerick (Portland)

3 KYU: Joe Takeuchi (Camas), Sunil Jain (OSU), Tak Yeung Shum (OSU), Zoe Stein (Obukan), Chunfei Huang (OSU), Taryn Gibbs (OSU), Patrick Frost (Idaho), Nghia Ngo (Obukan), Scott Fleishman (Portland), Johnna Loreen (Portland), Alexander Dumke (Portland), Hudson Hongo (Camas), Andrew Wright (Portland), Chikako McNutt (Idaho), Tamara Ia (Portland)

2 KYU: Ivan Wiley (Portland), Aiden Malone (Obukan), Mathew Prom (Obukan), Jacob Scavarelli (OSU), Evan Ho (Obukan), Sohma Cox (OSU), Quinn Takara (Obukan), Jordan Indrawan (OSU), Alexander Sakon (Obukan), Annaphon Burger (Obukan), Nhat Le (UW), Alex Leach (OSU), Nathan Williams (Obukan), Ziwen Chen (OSU), Tetsuro Takeuchi (Camas), Eric Wiley (Portland), Dan DiMatteo (Obukan), James Fadell (Portland)

1 KYU: Emi Wong (UW), Owen Kaufman (Portland), Kodee Soetamin (UW), Taisei Summerhays (Kenchikai), Yisa Wu (UW), Brandon Wied (OSU), Wenqian Liu (Portland), William Simpson (Obukan)

 

47th ANNUAL PNKF TAIKAI, October 28th, 2023, Kent, WA

10 and Under                                           11 – 12
1st – S. Harada, Renbu                            1st – S. Ara, Renbu
2nd – T. Shirai, Youshinkan                      2nd – N. Kim, Northwest
3rd – Y. Kobayashi, Youshinkan               3rd – I. Taguchi, Renbu
3rd – A. Kaufman, Portland                      3rd – B. Liao, Renbu

13 – 15                                                      0 – 4 Kyu
1st – C. Liao, Renbu                                 1st – Y. Engan, Vancouver
2nd – V. Chen, Oakland                            2nd – S. Fleishman, Portland
3rd – M. Tanimura, Edmonds                    3rd – R. Chen, Steveston
3rd – I. Hwang, Renbu                              3rd – J. Leung, UBC

3 – 1 Kyu                                                  Women’s Mudansha
1st – N. Ngo, University of Oregon           1st – E. Chui, Steveston
2nd – E. Ho, University of Oregon             2nd – Y. Wu, UW
3rd – D. Terao, Cascade                            3rd – N. Underhill, Northwest
3rd – A. Rossi, Spokane                            3rd – I. Chen, Bellevue

1 – 2 Dan                                                   3 Dan
1st – J. Yu, Northwest                                1st – S. Nichols, Renfrew
2nd – K. Fukuda, Edmonds                        2nd – I. So, Hawaii
3rd – Ke. Yoshimura, Renbu                      3rd – Y. Chen, Tozenji
3rd – A. Mabale, Seattle                             3rd – Y. Zhao, Seattle

Women’s Yudansha                                 4 Dan and Up
1st – J. Paik, Canada                                1st – B. Kim, Renshin
2nd – A. Nakayama, Camas                      2nd – R. Asato, Vancouver
3rd – A. Fukushima, Vancouver                 3rd – M. Rose, Renfrew
3rd – R. Ono, Cascade                              3rd – W. Blades, Renfrew

Masters
1st – F. Yoshimura, Renbu
2nd – M. Nelson, Spokane
3rd – B. S. Lee, Bellevue
3rd – S. Blechschmidt, Bellevue

Junior Team
1st – Renbu A (I. Hwang, H. Ara, N. Son, Ka. Yoshimura, C. Liao)
2nd – Renbu B (S. Harada, I. Taguchi, S. Ara, T. Inaoka Lee, R. Liao)
3rd – Edmonds (T. Tanimura, C. Dayao, S. Winters, S. Tanaka, M. Tanimura)
3rd – Mixed Team 3 (S. Nakayama, H. Johnson, Ju. Kiyohara, T. Taguchi, A. Norden)

Senior Team
1st – Hawaii (B. Matsumoto, I. So, E. Hill, K. Chun, S. Harris)
2nd – Renfrew (S. Nichols, T. Rounthwaite, W. Blades, A. Nakayama, M. Rose)
3rd – Seattle (S. Kim, D. Imanishi, A. Mabale, A. Yuen, G. Suzaka)
3rd – Cascade (J. Okada, R. Ono, H. Kiuchi, T. Imanishi, J. Yamauchi)

Shinpan Cho – Shinichi Koike
Taikai Chair – Sue Vanasouk and Tiarnan Marsten
Sportsmanship Pledge – Jonathan Yu
Shoji Inspirational Award – Alec Yuen, Seattle
President’s Award – Sandy Mizuno

 

AUSKF HIGH RANK SHINSA, November 12th, 2023

5 DAN: Richard Lei (Seattle), Michael Mabale (Seattle)

 

PNKF BOARD NEWS

At the November 18, 2023 Board meeting, the 2023/2024 Board members were seated and Officers were elected.

President – Doug Imanishi (Seattle), Vice President – An Giang (Northwest), Secretary – Sue Vanasouk (Cascade), Membership – Naoaki Tanimura (Edmonds), Treasurer – Stephen Ting (Northwest)

Other Board members are: Jonathan Bannister (AiShinKai), Masa Ando (Alaska), David Yotsuuye (Bellevue), Sean Blechschmidt (Bellevue), Alex Yang (Bellevue), George Nakayama (Camas), Jake Colter (Cascade), Vicki Marsten (Federal Way), Frank Wessbecher (Highline), Greg Vielhaber (Kenchikai), Kodee Soetamin (UW), Hanna Inoue (UW), Tiarnan Marsten (Kent), Julie Chen (Kirkland), Noelle Grimes (Kirkland), David Lau (Musokai), Jason Yu (Northwest), Scott Parkinson (Northwest), Motoya Nakamura (Obukan), Shun Wetlesen (Obukan), Steve Choi (Portland), Richard Lei (Seattle), David Huynh (Seattle), Michael Rigler (Sno-King), Russ Sinclair (Spokane), Chris Ruiz (Spokane), Karin Feddersen (Tacoma)

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