Volume 28, number 1/2/3
- Mar 15/16, AUSKF Shinpan Seminar, Northwest Region, Sat/Sun.
- Mar 22, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Apr 19, UW Taikai, Sat, 10am, IMA.
- May 3, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- May 17, Bellevue Junior Taikai, Sat, 9:30am-3pm.
- Jun 7, Rose City Taikai, Sat, doors open 9am, check-in by 10am, and opening ceremony at 10:30am, Health Technology Gym, Portland Community College Sylvania, 12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon.
- Jul 18/20, 7th US Nito Kendo Seminar, Fri/Sun, Niten Ichi Ryu Musashi Kai, featuring Heido 9th Dan, Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan
Hirotsugu Sasaki, Vice-chairman/chief master, co-author, Musashi no Ken book, contributing author, AJKF
Nito Guidebook; and Kendo Kyoshi 7th Dan Ryoichi Fujii. Please join kendo players of all skill levels for a unique Kendo learning experience. Both Nito and Itto kenshi will benefit from this event. Seminar is open to beginners and advanced rank. Valuable to people studying Nito now, or simply wanting to learn how to face Nito players. Ontario, Oregon. More info and registration at http://www.idaho-kendo.com/nito/
- Jul 19, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Aug 9, PNKF Shinsa, Sat, Iaido 9am-12noon; Kendo 12:30-4pm, open
keiko 4-5pm, Kent.
- Sep 20, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Sep 27/28, PNKF Iaido Seminar, Sat/Sun, Rain City Fencing, 1776 136th Place NE, Bellevue.
- Oct 4, PNKF Shinpan Seminar, 12noon-4pm, open keiko 4-5pm, Kent.
- Oct 18, Tacoma Taikai, Sat, 10am-4pm, Washington High School, 12420
Ainsworth Avenue South, Tacoma, WA (tentative).
- Nov 1, PNKF Taikai, Sat, 9:30am, Kent.
- Nov 15, PNKF Board, Sat, 3-5pm, Renton.
- Nov 22, Kent Taikai, Sat, report time 9am, start 9:30am, Kent.
- Apr 5/6, 26th Annual Cleveland Kendo Tournament/GNEUSKF Championships, 8am, Sat. Seminar
featuring Kendo Kyoshi 8th Dan Waichiro Kurita, Shihan of Tokyo Police Kendo, Sun,
9am-12noon, as part of AUSKF East Coast Education Tour. Adelbert Gymnasium, Case Western
Reserve University, Cleveland.
- Apr 12/13, AUSKF Board, Sat/Sun, San Diego.
- May 7, Arnold Fukutomi Sensei funeral, Wed, 5:30pm, Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel, Mililani, Oahu.
- May 31, Vancouver Taikai, Sat, 10am, Byrne Creek Elementary School, 7777 18th Street, Burnaby, BC.
- Jun 12/16, AUSKF Iaido and Jodo Summer Camp, Thu/Mon. Schedule: Jun 12/13, Thu/Fri,
Iaido Seminar. Jun 14, Sat, Iaido Taikai. Jun 15, Sun morning, Iaido Shinsa. Jun 15/16,
Sun/Mon, Jodo Seminar. New York.
- Jun 27/28/29, AUSKF Championship, Fri/Sat/Sun, San Diego.
- Jul 11/12/13, AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp and Kodansha Shinsa, Fri/Sat/Sun, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma.
- Nov 8/9, AUSKF Board, Sat/Sun.
- May 2015, 16WKC, Tokyo, Japan.
17th ANNUAL KENT KENDO CLUB INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT – November 23, 2013, Kent Commons
12 Years and Under 3-1 Kyu 1st place - H. Kim, Bellevue 1st place - D. Yao, Seattle 2nd place - B. Park, Bellevue 2nd place - T. McManus, Kent 3rd place - Y. Campbell, Sno-King 3rd place - M. Liao, Bellevue 3rd place - D. Hyun, Bellevue 3rd place - C. Ogier, UW 13-15 Years 1-3 Dan 1st place - T. Marsten, Kent 1st place - T. Ichikawa, Bellevue 2nd place - JW Chen, Bellevue 2nd place - V. Vulfson, Northwest 3rd place - J. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - E. DeJong, UW 3rd place - K. McManus, Kent 3rd place - S. Day, Kent 4th place - D. Lee, Federal Way 4th place - N. Holtorf, Obukan 4th place - A. Hyun, Bellevue 4th place - M. Scott, Sno-King 4th place - K. Toyokawa, Tacoma 4th place - S. Smith, Highline 4th place - A. Nagasawa, Bellevue 4th place - C. Maekawa, Highline Women 1-3 Dan Seniors 1st place - Me DeJong, Highline 1st place - M. Suzuki, Sno-King 2nd place - M. Oya, Northwest 2nd place - A. Tan, Northwest 3rd place - E. DeJong, UW 3rd place - W. Sinclair, Spokane 3rd place - J. Frazier-Day, Kent 3rd place - J. Lamb, Spokane 4 Kyu and Under Junior Spirit of the Day 1st place - J. Jean, Northwest K. Toyokawa, Tacoma 2nd place - J. Sipko, Bellevue 3rd place - C. Chan, UW Senior Spirit of the Day 3rd place - P. Dela Pena, Kent S. Day, Kent Junior Team 1st place - Bellevue White (D.Hyun,K.Kim,M.Blechschmidt,J.Higa,D.Lin) 2nd place - Kent (A.Kojima,C.Miyake,K.McManus,A.Kanemasu,T.Marsten) 3rd place - Federal Way (A.Rossi,T.Gould,D.Lee,K.Rollins,J.DeJong) 3rd place - Bellevue Red (B.Park,A.Nagasawa,A.Hyun,B.Liao,JWChen) Senior Team 1st place - Highline (F.Wessbecher,MeDeJong,C.Maekawa,MaDeJong,S.Smith) 2nd place - Spokane (W.Kuster,J.Duplain,C.Ruiz,J.Lamb,W.Sinclair) 3rd place - Kent A (J.Frazier-Day,B.Lu,I.Morgan,S.Day,T.McManus) 3rd place - Sno-King A (A.Cole,M.Suzuki,M.Scott,CJChaney,S.DeBlieck) Sportsmanship Pledge - Janelle Frazier-Day
PACIFIC INTERCOLLEGIATE TOURNAMENT – January 11, 2014, Simon Fraser University
Non-Bogu Kyu Women 1st place - R. Chi, SFU 1st place - V. Le, UW 2nd place - J. Lang, SFU 2nd place - N. Tang, UW 3rd place - K. Go, Langara 3rd place - J. Wang, Langara 4th place - L. Kenny, UBC 4th place - J. Tan, UBC Dan Women 1 Kyu-1 Dan Men 2 Dan and Above 1st place - E. DeJong, UW 1st place - J. Ma, UBC 1st place - T. Hamanaka, UBC 2nd place - M. Abe, UW 2nd place - C. Ogier, UW 2nd place - Y. Kagami, UBC 3rd place - K. Leung, UBC 3rd place - W. Chung, UVic 3rd place - L. Sakuragi, UBC 4th place - B. Hsu, SFU 4th place - J. Kim, UBC 4th place - R. Taver, SFU Teams 1st place - UBC (T.Hamanaka,L.Sakuragi,S.Kwekkeboom,Y.Kagami,K.Leung,J.Ma,J.Kim,H.Liu) 2nd place - UW (E.DeJong,M.Abe,V.Le,N.Tang,T.Tagami,C.Ogier)
52nd ANNUAL STEVESTON KENDO TOURNAMENT – February 8, 2014, McMath High School
10 Years and Under 11 to 13 Years 14 to 15 Years 1st place - T. Ariga, Butokuden 1st place - S. Nichols, UVictoria 1st place - T. Horii, SCKF 2nd place - K. Kono, Tozenji 2nd place - E. Lee, Renbu 2nd place - T. Marsten, Kent 3rd place - C. Robillard, Steveston 3rd place - H. Kim, Bellevue 3rd place - Y. Katayama, NCKF 3rd place - R. Shiomi, SFU 3rd place - S. Park, NCKF 3rd place - K. Toyokawa, Tacoma Non-Degree 0-4 Kyu Non-Degree 1-3 Kyu Ladies 1 Dan and Under 1st place - W. Lee, Langara 1st place - C. Lam, Steveston 1st place - C. Yoon, SCKF 2nd place - J. Pan, Sunrise 2nd place - T. McManus, Kent 2nd place - E. Takami, NCKF 3rd place - J. Mangaling, SFU 3rd place - J. Bell, Sunrise 3rd place - W. Asano, Tozenji 3rd place - E. Hung, Steveston 3rd place - J. Yamauchi, Cascade 3rd place - B. Hsu, SFU Ladies 2 Dan and Above 1-2 Dan 3 Dan 1st place - S. Suzuki, Tozenji 1st place - A. Lee, Vancouver 1st place - T. Goto, Vancouver 2nd place - M. Watanabe, Hawaii 2nd place - T. Okitsu, Tozenji 2nd place - R. Eguchi, NCKF 2nd place - M. Hamanaka, Tozenji 3rd place - S. O'Sullivan, Steveston 3rd place - R. Murao, Steveston 3rd place - R. Kubo, Hawaii 3rd place - E. Kita, Renbu 3rd place - T. Ichikawa, Bellevue 4 Dan and Above 1st place - S. Kamata, Ontario 2nd place - S. Asaoka, Youshinkan 3rd place - B. Fukutomi, Hawaii 3rd place - N. Nakano, Steveston Junior Team Senior Team 1st place - NCKF (M.Katayama,S.Park, 1st place - Chinook (K.Lee,S.Terashita, G.Sugino,Y.Katayama,K.Tohmon) E.Jeong,D.Taguchi,T.Ariga) 2nd place - Tozenji (N.Kono,L.Oka, 2nd place - Ontario (A.Hoang,R.Yasumura, M.Fukuoka,S.Takahashi,R.Holzner) H.Ariga,R.Tamaru,S.Kamata) 3rd place - Vancouver (N.Komukai,A.Lu, 3rd place - NCKF (R.Eguchi,D.Minaki, K.Darbyshire,A.Park,C.Tesar) Y.Shimada,K.Kikunaga,H.Ichimura) 3rd place - Renbu (E.Fujita,R.Kim, 3rd place - Steveston A (B.Chung,I.Miki, E.Lee,I.Kim,H.Kim) R.Murao,N.Nakano,I.Takagaki) Sportsmanship Pledge - Ed Hung Consul General of Japan S. Okada Trophy - Sean O'Sullivan
CKF JODO SHINSA, February 15, 2014, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Vancouver BC
1ST KYU: Patrick Allard (HoshuCKF), Denis Boko (HoshuCKF), Larney Coverdell (HoshuPNKF),
Gunnar Goerlitz (Musokai), Bob Manley (Tonbo), Brandon Parrot, (HoshuPNKF) Arthur Wolak
(HoshuCKF). 1ST DAN: Brian Blomquist (Everett), Justin Chin (HoshuCKF), Hiroaki Fukumoto
(Seattle), Gao GaiTian (HoshuCKF), Jeff Kamo (HoshuCKF), Kathleen Newcomer (Tonbo), Michael Park
PNKF IAIDO SHINSA, March 1, 2014, Tyee Educational Complex, SeaTac
3RD KYU: Aleasha Jay (AiShinKai). 2ND KYU: Alden Vanderspek (AiShinKai).
1ST KYU: Jackson Davis (Musokai), Hiroshi Onaka (Musokai), Aaron Yen (Seattle).
1ST DAN: Benjamin Cassel (RenMa), Garrit Pillie (AiShinKai).
2ND DAN: Narbeh Bagdasarian (PasadenaSCKF), Levon Sukiassyan (SFValleySCKF), Ronen Totonchi (Musokai).
3RD DAN: Wesley American Horse (Everett), Hans Andersen (AiShinKai), Iraj Mohebalian (Seattle), Emily Morgan (Musokai).
PNKF KENDO SHINSA, March 1, 2014, Tyee Educational Complex, SeaTac
6TH KYU: Kira Campbell (Sno-King), Elliot Choi (Sno-King), Josephine Choi (Sno-King).
5TH KYU: Anthony Kelsey (Edmonds), Brandon Nguyen (Northwest), Le Phong Nguyen (Northwest),
Catherine Park (Bellevue), Keiji Underhill (Northwest). 4TH KYU: Yura Campbell (Sno-King),
Jonah Redaja (Edmonds), Eric Yoon (Bellevue). 3RD KYU: Fritz Borchardt (Edmonds), Murray
Bratland (Bellevue), Cory Chan (UW), Michael Clements (Bellevue), Isaac Deal (Spokane), Athena
Epilepsia (Bellevue), Tatsuya Gould (Federal Way), Trinh Ho (Northwest), Brian LeSmith (Edmonds),
Chiyo Miyake (Kent), Dylan Monaco (OSU), Jamie Mulvihil (Edmonds), Mikiyo Ohashi (Edmonds), Peter
Palmer (Northwest), Betty Park (Bellevue), Kouga Rollins (Federal Way), Aiden Ryser (Sno-King),
Tyler Tetzloff (Kent), Linda Vane (Meadowbrook). 2ND KYU: Nicholas Cook (Portland), Amy
Drackert (Bellevue), Rick Goral (Northwest), Jacob Heugel (OSU), Jane Higa (Bellevue), Drake
Imanishi (Seattle), Joseph Jean (Northwest), Soohmin Lee (Bellevue), Chris Mackay (Alaska), Vince
Matsunaga (Edmonds), Nathan McRae (Northwest), Teo Morca (Northwest), Caleb Ogier (UW), Leo
Shibata (Bellevue), Brandon Sweezea (Northwest), Ronen Totonchi (Meadowbrook), Fiona Yang
(Bellevue), Andrew Yuen (Seattle). 1ST KYU: Andrew Hyun (Bellevue), Van Le (UW), Keeley
McManus (Kent), Andrew Nagasawa (Bellevue), Nancy Tang (UW), Kevin Tsang (UW). 1ST DAN:
Jennifer DeJong (Highline), Tiarnan Marsten (Kent), Rio Takayanagi (Obukan). 2ND DAN: Chris
Weaver (Sno-King). 3RD DAN: Seth DeNardi (Spokane), Justin Lamb (Spokane), Bumsoo Lee
(Bellevue), Aaron Melton (Spokane), Mark Scott (Sno-King). 4TH DAN: Darrick Lew (Bellevue).
PNNF NAGINATA SHINSA, December 13, 2013 and March 9, 2014, Bellevue
5TH KYU: Kristin Wyatt, Jiahui Yu. 3RD KYU: Michelle You. 2ND KYU: Akane
Yoshikawa, Kyoko Yoshikawa. 3RD DAN: Kelsey Harrington.
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