Volume 24, number 11/12
- Jan 8, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Jan 15, PNKF Kata Seminar, Sat, 12noon-5pm, Rain City Fencing, 1776 136th Place NE,
Bellevue, WA 98005.
- Jan 22/23, Ore-Ida Seminar Portland: Iai Sat 12:30-6pm, Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW
Salmon Street, Portland. Jodo Sun morning, 9am-12noon.
- Feb 26, PNKF Shinsa, Sat, Iaido 9am-12noon; Kendo 12:30-5pm, Bellevue.
- Mar 5, Highline Taikai, Sat, 10am, White Center Community Center.
- Mar 12, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Mar 24/28, Obukan Kendo Seminar featuring guests from Hiroshima, Thu through Mon.
- Apr 2, UW Taikai, Sat, 10am, IMA.
- Apr 16/17, Sat/Sun, Cherry Blossom Festival (tentative).
- May 7, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- May 21, Bellevue Junior Taikai, Sat, 9:30am-3pm.
- Jun 4, Rose Festival Taikai, Sat, 10am (tentative).
- Jun 11, PNKF Shinpan Seminar, Sat, 12noon-5pm, Kent.
- Jul 9, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Aug 6, PNKF Shinsa, Sat, Iaido 9am-12noon; Kendo 12:30-5pm, Kent.
- Aug 20/21/22, Spokane Taikai, Sat/Sun/Mon,
- Sep 17, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Oct 8, PNKF Shinpan Seminar, Sat, 12noon-5pm, Kent.
- Oct, PNKF Iaido Seminar, Sat/Sun, Rain City Fencing, 1776 136th Place NE, Bellevue, WA (tentative).
- Oct 22, Tacoma Taikai, Sat, 10am-4pm (tentative).
- Nov 5, PNKF Taikai, Sat, 9:30am, Kent.
- Nov 12, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Nov 19, Kent Taikai, Sat, report time 9am, start 9:30am, Kent.
- Feb 19, Steveston Taikai, Sat, 9:30am, McMath High School, 4251 Garry Street, Richmond BC.
- Feb 19/20, SCIA Iaido Seminar with Iaido Hanshi 8th Dan and Kendo Kyoshi 7 Dan Oda Katsuo, Pasadena
Buddhist Church gym.
- Apr 29/30/May 1, Seminar, Nabeshima Cup and Texas Open Taikai, and Shinsa, Fri/Sat/Sun.
- Apr 29/30/May 1, Niten Ichi Ryu Seminar, Fri/Sat/Sun, Northern Virginia Budokai, 25 S. Quaker Lane,
Alexandria, VA 22314.
- Jul 29-Aug 5, All Japan Foreign Kendo Leaders Summer Seminar, Kitamoto, Saitama, Japan.
- Aug 12/13, AUSKF Championship, Fri/Sat.
- Nov 12, AUSKF Board.
- 2012, 15WKC, Novara, Italy.
PNKF BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS 2010/2011
At their November 13, 2010 meeting, the PNKF Board elected officers. President – C. Marsten; Vice
President – D. Yotsuuye; Treasurer – B. Blomquist; Recording Secretary – T. Bolling; and
Secretary of Internal Affairs – D. Ichinaga. The other Board members are: M. Ando (Alaska), T. Antush
(Federal Way), J. Bannister (AiShinKai), B. Edwards (Everett), M. Haney (Spokane), S. Koike (Northwest), C. Kwon
(Cascade), K. Loeu (UW), I. Mohebalian (Seattle), M. Rigler (Sno-King), J. Scherer (Highline), R. Sinclair
(Spokane), A. Tsang (Cascade), G. Walker (Obukan), and M. Yoshikawa (Tacoma). J. Marsten
(Bellevue/Highline/Sno-King) and K. Yasui (Seattle) continue as Advisors. S. Koike, J. Marsten, and R.
Stroud (Idaho) are members of the AUSKF Board of Directors. E. Marsten (Highline) was re-elected as UW
36th ANNUAL PNKF KENDO TOURNAMENT – November 6, 2010, Kent
10 Years and Under 11-12 Years 1st place - M. Remmu, Kent 1st place - T. Okitsu, SFU 2nd place - K. McManus, Kent 2nd place - K. Toyokawa, Tacoma 3rd place - H. Kim, Belleuve 3rd place - J. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - M. Blechschmidt, Bellevue 3rd place - L. Oka, SFU 13-15 Years 1st place - D. Sinclair, Spokane 4th place - M. DeJong, Highline 2nd place - S. Cresse, Kent 4th place - S. O'Sullivan, Steveston 3rd place - A. Sinclair, Spokane 4th place - D. Kim, Bellevue 3rd place - T. Ito, Seattle 4th place - K. Knecht, Steveston Junior Team 1st place - Spokane (A.Melton,A.Sinclair,D.Sinclair,J.Wilson,A.Ando) 2nd place - Steveston (K.Matsushita,C.Lam,K.Knecht,S.O'Sullivan,J.Tubajon) 3rd place - SFU (L.Oka,T.Okitsu,A.Lee,H.Liu,Y.Kumagae) 3rd place - Kent (S.Remmu,T.Marsten,K.McManus,J.Mills,S.Cresse) High School Boys 0-4 Kyu 1st place - T. Hamanaka, UBC 1st place - D. Yao, Steveston 2nd place - Ja Tubajon, Steveston 2nd place - L. Leung, Steveston 3rd place - C. Marsten, Kent 3rd place - B. Murphy, Steveston 3rd place - J. Duplain, Sppokane 3rd place - G. Yoshikawa, UO Women's Kyu Women's Dan 1st place - K. Lam, Steveston 1st place - E. Marsten, Highline 2nd place - R. Yamamoto, Cascade 2nd place - N. Grimes, UW 3rd place - L. Tong, Steveston 3rd place - M. Hamanaka, UBC 3rd place - K. Perry, Steveston 3rd place - H. Yamada, Vancouver 1-2 Dan 1st place - H. Ito, Seattle 4th place - L. Wong, SFU 2nd place - P. Lee, Steveston 4th place - H. Jewett, Spokane 3rd place - L. Sakuragi, UBC 4th place - S. Day, Kent 3rd place - I. Morgan, Federal Way 4th place - DL Kim, Bellevue 3 Dan 4 Dan and Above 1st place - B. Chung, Steveston 1st place - S. Asaoka, Youshinkan 2nd place - L. Tsybert, Bellevue 2nd place - J. Marsten, Highline 3rd place - S. McNalley, UW 3rd place - T. Yamada, Vancouver 3rd place - B. Kuster, Spokane 3rd place - N. Tanimura, Seattle Senior Team 1st place - UW (Y.Shim,F.Wessbecher,S.McNalley,N.Grimes,S.Stern) 2nd place - Highline (B.McCarry,R.Elliott,J.Marsten,E.Marsten,J.Scherer) 3rd place - Seattle (H.Christianson,S.Guidi,J.Kil,G.Suzaka,N.Tanimura) 3rd place - Kent (P.Cresse,C.Marsten,J.Frazier-Day,C.Mills,S.Day) Shoji Trophy - Erica DeJong, Highline Sportsmanship Pledge - Jordan Duplain, Spokane
14th ANNUAL KENT KENDO CLUB INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT – November 20, 2010, Kent Commons
Women 10 Years and Under 1st place - N. Grimes, UW 1st place - W. Wee, Bellevue 2nd place - J. Frazier-Day, Kent 2nd place - K. McManus, Kent 3rd place - J. Chen, Sno-King 3rd place - T. Kuida, Seattle 3rd place - S. Ando, Spokane 3rd place - M. Remmu, Kent 11-12 Years 13-15 Years 1st place - J. DeJong, Highline 1st place - D. Sinclair, Spokane 2nd place - A. Jackson, Federal Way 2nd place - A. Sinclair, Spokane 3rd place - K. Toyokawa, Tacoma 3rd place - J. Mills, Kent 3rd place - A. Kanemasu, Kent 3rd place - J. Button, Tacoma Junior Team 4 Kyu and Under 1st place - Highline (J.DeJong,M.DeJong 1st place - C. Ruiz, Spokane E.DeJong,W.Wee,O.Saltzman) 2nd place - E. Dominey, UW 2nd place - Spokane (A.Sinclair,A.Ando 3rd place - N. Cook, Tacoma B.Goh,S.Mulhausen) 3rd place - V. Vu, Northwest 3rd place - Kent (M.Remmu,K.McManus,A.Kanemasu,A.Jackson,J.Mills) 3rd place - Bellevue (D.Lin,B.Lin,S.Wee,E.Weisner,T.Yamada) 3-1 Kyu 1-3 Dan 1st place - S. Denardi, Spokane 1st place - S. McNally, UW 2nd place - D. Tsai, UW 2nd place - A. Yen, Seattle 3rd place - D. Cheng, UW 3rd place - Y. Shim, UW 3rd place - T. Tagami, UW 3rd place - L. Tsybert, Bellevue 4th place - S. Smith, Highline 4th place - C. Marsten, Kent 4th place - I. Morgan, Federal Way 4th place - S. Shilov, Bellevue Senior Team 1st place - UW A (Y.Shim,M.Sinclair,F.Wessbecher,N.Grimes,S.McNally) 2nd place - Kent A (J.Frazier-Day,I.Morgan,C.Marsten,S.Day,S.Cresse) 3rd place - Spokane A (J.Duplain,A.Melton,JuLamb,S.Ando,W.Kuster) 3rd place - Sno-King (J.Chen,S.DeBlieck,A.Zee,C.Chaney,T.Patana) Sportsmanship Pledge - Tiarnan Marsten, Kent Junior Spirit of the Day - Jennifer DeJong, Highline Senior Spirit of the Day - Chris Ruiz, Spokane Kent Most Improved - Jorren Mills Shinpan Cho - Harry Samkange
2010 JCCC KENDO TOURNAMENT – November 27, 2010, Toronto
Mudansha Women 1-2 Dan 1st place - B. Song, Etobicoke 1st place - M. Hamanaka, UBC 1st place - K. Lee, YorkU 2nd place - R. Anderson, Etobicoke 2nd place - H. Yamada, Vancouver 2nd place - A. You, Etobicoke 3rd place - R. Lee, Etobicoke 3rd place - M. Ma, UGuelph 3rd place - Y. Yokoyama, UBuffalo 3rd place - T. Lee, Tateyama 3rd place - F. Chan, Calgary 3rd place - M. Madison, Montreal 3rd Dan and Above Teams Best Match - F. Chan, Calgary v. A. Kariya, Etobicoke 1st place - S. Kamata, Etobicoke 1st place - Jungko Mississauga Fighting Spirit - S. Kwon, Jungko Thornhill 2nd place - K. Lee, Jungko Miss 2nd place - Detroit Best Shinpan - Mike Arai-sensei 3rd place - E. Jung, Jungko Miss 3rd place - JCCC A 3rd place - M. Raymond, UToronto 3rd place - U Toronto A
CANADIAN KENDO FEDERATION WESTERN GRADING, December 4, 2010, Steveston.
5TH DAN: R. Elliott (Highline), B. McCarry (Highline).