Volume 37, number 7/8/9
- 6/30-7/2: AUSKF National Kendo Championships, Fri-Sun, Detroit, MI.
- 7/14-16: Idaho Kendo Seminar, Boys and Girls Club of Ada County and Meridian Homecourt, Meridian, ID.
- 7/15: PNKF Board meeting, 9-11am, Sat, via Zoom.
- 8/10-13: AUSKF National Iaido Seminar and Shinsa, Thu-Tue, Cyrpress, TX.
- 8/19: PNKF Summer Kendo Shinsa, Sun, Kent Commons, 1pm.
- 8/25-27: AUSKF Kendo Summer Camp and Shinsa, Fri-Sun, Las Vegas, NV.
- 9/17: Northwest Jr. Taikai, Sun, 1pm, North Seattle Church, 2150 N 122nd St. Seattle, WA 98133
- 9/23: PNKF Board Meeting, 9-11am, Sat, via Zoom.
- 9/30: Kendo Shinpan Seminar, Sat, 10am-5pm followed by godo keiko 5-6pm, Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125.
- 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
- 10/28: PNKF Taikai, Sat, Kent Commons, 9am.
- Tacoma Taikai – CANCELLED
- 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.
AUSKF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2023 – June 30th-July 2nd 2023, Rochestor, MI
Individuals Junior Youth Girls 1st Place - Momoka Miyashiro, SCKF Kantosho - Himari Kurita, MWKF 2nd Place - Sawabe Kanon, SCKO Kantosho - Lynn Uemoto, AEUSKF 3rd Place - Irene Kim, SCKO Kantosho - Kayleen Kim, WKF 3rd Place - Bailey Shinada, SCKF Kantosho - Kristen Choi, MWKF Junior Youth Boys 1st Place - Akimasa Hotta, ECUSKF Kantosho - Jayden Bae, WKF 2nd Place - Euvene Kae, WKF Kantosho - Landon Onitsuka, NCKF 3rd Place - Taichi Matsuura, MWKF Kantosho - Issey Lancelot, NCKF 3rd Place - Nathan Park, WKF Kantosho - Shinsuke Yamamoto, SCKF Senior Youth Girls 1st Place - Kanon Saito, SCKF Kantosho - Juah Paik, PNKF 2nd Place - Erin Nagai, SCKF Kantosho - Arianna Kim, SCKF 3rd Place - Rebecca Paek, SCKF Kantosho - Yuka Onitsuka, NCKF 3rd Place - Yuri Choi, PNKF Kantosho - Seohee Jeon, PNKF Senior Youth Boys 1st Place - Taiyo Ariga, SCKO Kantosho - Jonathan Yu, PNKF 2nd Place - Yoshihiko Suzuki, GNEUSKF Kantosho - Alec Yuen, PNKF 3rd Place - Sean Kim, PNKF Kantosho - Yun Kim, EUSKF 3rd Place - Justin Kim, WKF Kantosho - Shaun Chung, GNEUSKF Mudansha 1st Place - Majestik Remmu, PNKF Kantosho - William Lee, NCKF 2nd Place - Samuel Jo, SCKF Kantosho - Justin Nam, NCKF 3rd Place - Bright Hough, SEUSKF Kantosho - Yisa Wu, PNKF 3rd Place - Cameron Perry, NCKF Kantosho - Gregory Joyce, EUSKF Senior Women 1st Place - Akiyo Kawamura, NCKF Kantosho - Yuri Maeda, AEUSKF 2nd Place - Judy Honda, SCKF Kantosho - Joyce Hwang, WKF 3rd Place - Miyun Kang, NCKF Kantosho - Misao Kono-Grivas, AEUSKF 3rd Place - Stefani Lee, WKF Kantosho - Becky Yee, AEUSKF Senior Men 1st Place - Kotaro Yoshida, MWKF Kantosho - Hajime Sugawara, MWKF 2nd Place - Joshua Carroll, AEUSKF Kantosho - Hoon Chang, AEUSKF 3rd Place - Taro Ariga, SCKO Kantosho - George Lee, WKF 3rd Place - Alexander Ebihara, SEUSKF Kantosho - Hayato Okawa, SCKO Women 1st Place - Healin Park, AEUSKF Kantosho - Masami Hamasaki, AEUSKF 2nd Place - Kay Liu, SCKF Kantosho - Emi Ichimura, NCKF 3rd Place - Sunmi Lim, WKF Kantosho - Song Yi Yang, SCKF 3rd Place - Yukiko Miura, SCKO Kantosho - Betty Park, PNKF Men 1st Place - Braden Wang, WKF Kantosho - Manabu Uto, NCKF 2nd Place - Jason Brown, SCKF Kantosho - Munik Zo, WKF 3rd Place - Julian Williams, SCKF Kantosho - Jonathan Leung, SCKF 3rd Place - Ho-Jun Yoo, AEUSKF Kantosho - Sandip Ghodgaonkar, SCKO Teams Junior Youth Girls 1st Place - SCKF 2nd Place - SCKO 3rd Place - WKF 3rd Place - MWKF Junior Youth Boys 1st Place - NCKF 2nd Place - WKF 3rd Place - SCKO 3rd Place - SCKF Senior Youth Girls 1st Place - SCKF 2nd Place - PNKF 3rd Place - AEUSKF Senior Youth Boys 1st Place - SCKO 2nd Place - ECUSKF 3rd Place - SCKF 3rd Place - PNKF Mudansha 1st Place - PNKF 2nd Place - ECUSKF 3rd Place - SEUSKF 3rd Place - EUSKF Senior 1st Place - SCKO 2nd Place - NCKF 3rd Place - SEUSKF 3rd Place - MWKF Women 1st Place - SCKF 2nd Place - PNKF 3rd Place - SCKO 3rd Place - WKF Men 1st Place - SCKF 2nd Place - SCKO 3rd Place - WKF 3rd Place - GNEUSKF
PNKF KENDO SHINSA, August 19th, 2023, Kent, WA
6 KYU: Akira Schacht (Spokane), Ryunoske Yokoo (Northwest), Nicholas Stahler (Northwest), Xuan Liu (Northwest), Shin Wu (Northwest), Michael Fontana (Northwest)
5 KYU: Kenji Rafael (Edmonds), Kiki Sato (Kirkland), Leona Clow (Edmonds)
4 KYU: Audrey Dobner (Kirkland), Clara Kim (Northwest), Yuki Iwao (Bellevue), Lucas Naylor (Bellevue), Weilin Wang (UW), Alex Derrick (Northwest), Joseph Dobner (Kirkland), Charles Dolera (Northwest), Filip Alexandrov (Obukan), Creighton Don (Bellevue)
3 KYU: Cormac Dayao (Edmonds), Andrew Schacht (Spokane), Seoyeoun Jeon (Bellevue), Kaleb Borum (Spokane), Tyler Lee (Spokane), Ronin VanLuvan (Edmonds), Garrett Lee (UW), Charles Immendorf (UW), Patrick Heller (UW), William Le (UW), Kostyantyn Ryzhkov (UW), Kevin Kuo (Bellevue), Yixin (Cindy) Chang (Seattle), Andrew McGinnis (UW), Stephen Hsieh (Kirkland), Jingyi Zhang (Northwest), Michael Barrington (Bellevue), Josh Quichocho (Idaho), Clifford Lee (Bellevue), Sean Wales (Northwest)
2 KYU: Anna Fruchter (Spokane), James Dueck (Federal Way), Marcus Borillo (Bellevue), Makoto Kanamori (Alaska), Truman Lau (Bellevue), Jeremy Lin (Seattle), Andrew Fan (UW), Logan Lewis (Obukan), Majestik Remmu (Seattle), Garrett Baski (Bellevue), Ho-Kwong Kane Ho (NCKF), Matthew Dircks (Spokane), Shelly Aber (Bellevue), Wendy Graham (Spokane)
1 KYU: Salvatore Faso (Bellevue), Isaac Chen (Bellevue), Balter Wang (Cascade), Seohee Jeon (Bellevue), Norman Thompson (Spokane), Molivan Tuy (Bellevue), Nathan Westlund (Spokane), Chang Feng (Bellevue), Hyun Woo Kang (Kirkland), Russel McLaren (Kent), Kumi Abe (Edmonds), Jeramy Gee (Tacoma)
1 DAN: Denise Quach (Seattle), Wesley American Horse (Everett), Brian Shin (Tacoma), Hui Shen (Tacoma), Rebecca Roland (Portland)
2 DAN: Aneurin Mabale (Seattle), Ye-hyun Paik (Tacoma), Brian Wong (UW), Conrad Slater (Tacoma), Edouard Lassalle (Northwest)
3 DAN: Athena Epilepsia (Bellevue), Daniel Lee (Tacoma), John Kliem (Tacoma)
4 DAN: Jonathan Kaufman (Portland), Masako Wright (RMKIF), Soo-Hyung Kim (Seattle), Marek Nelson (Spokane)
NORTHWEST JUNIOR TAIKAI – September 17, 2023, Seattle, WA
10 and Under 11-12 1st Place - T. Tanimura, Edmonds 1st Place - C. Kim, Northwest 2nd Place - N. Kim, Northwest 2nd Place - J. Takeuchi, Camas 3rd Place - S. Nakayama, Camas 3rd Place - S. Lee, Bellevue 3rd Place - H. Johnson, Seattle 3rd Place - K. Sato, Kirkland 13-15 Girls 15 and Up 1st Place - M. Tanimura, Edmonds 1st Place - N. Underhill, Northwest 2nd Place - S. Johnson, Seattle 2nd Place - I. Chen, Bellevue 3rd Place - I. Ohashi, Obukan 3rd Place - S. Jeon, Bellevue 3rd Place - O. Kaufman, Portland Boys 15 and Up 1st Place - A. Yuen, Seattle 2nd Place - A. Mabale, Seattle 3rd Place - S. Kim, Seattle 3rd Place - J. Yu, Northwest Teams 1st Place - Team 8 (S. Nakayama, H. Johnson, I. Ohashi, Ju. Kiyohara, A. Mabale) 2nd Place - Team 9 (T. Tanimura, N. Kim, O. Lucero, Jo. Kiyohara, D. Shilov) 3rd Place - Team 2 (M. Miyamoto, S. Lee, I. Wiley, S. Johnson, N. Underhill) 3rd Place - Team 3 (R. Lee, C. Kim, O. Kaufman, R. Faso, A. Field, L. Naylor) Head Sensei - Shinichi Koike Shinpan Cho - Ryuichi Shimizu Court Head Shinpan - Naoaki Tanimura and Curtis Marsten Taikai Chair - Tory Kim Sportsmanship Pledge - Jonathan Yu and Nina Underhill Future Star Spirit Award - Shin Nakayama and Takumi Tanimura