Volume 25, number 11
- Feb 11, Steveston Taikai, Sat, 9:30am, McMath High School, 4251 Garry Street, Richmond BC.
- Mar 24/25, 16th Annual Harvard/Radcliffe Shoryuhai Kendo Tournament, Malkin Athletic Center, Cambridge.
- Mar 30/Apr 1, 24th Annual Cleveland Kendo Tournament/GNEUSKF Championships, Fri/Sun, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.
- Apr 14, AUSKF Board meeting.
- May 25-27, 2012, 15WKC, Novara, Italy.
- Jun 20-23, AUSKF Iaido Seminar (tentative).
PNKF BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS 2011/2012
At their November 12, 2011 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: Tom Antush (Federal Way), Amy Arsenault (Highline),
Jonathan Bannister (AiShinKai), Jared Burns (Obukan), Shinichi Koike (Northwest), Charles Kwon (Cascade), Iraj
Mohebalian (Seattle), Mike Rigler (Sno-King), Jon Scherer (Highline), Russ Sinclair (Spokane), Glenn Walker (Ren Ma),
Frank Wessbecher (UW), and Moki Yoshikawa (Tacoma). Jeff Marsten (Bellevue/ Highline/Sno-King) and Kiyoshi Yasui
(Seattle) continue as PNKF Advisors. Jeff Marsten is Executive Vice President and Shinichi Koike is a
member of the AUSKF Board of Directors. Elizabeth Marsten (Highline) was re-elected as UW Advisor.
AUSKF 2011/2014 OFFICERS
At the November 12, 2011 meeting, the AUSKF Board elected officers. President – Arthur Murakami;
Executive Vice President – Jeff Marsten; VP Promotion – Yoshiteru Tagawa;
VP Education – Shozo Kato; VP Competition – Tim Yuge; Treasurer – Tsuyoshi Inoshita.
37th ANNUAL PNKF KENDO TOURNAMENT – November 5, 2011, Kent
10 Years and Under 11-12 Years 1st place - H. Kim, Bellevue 1st place - S. Nichols, U Victoria 2nd place - B. Park, Bellevue 2nd place - M. Blechschmidt, Bellevue 3rd place - P. Saltzman, Bellevue 3rd place - K. McManus, Kent 3rd place - T. Gould, Federal Way 3rd place - D. Lin, Bellevue 15 Years and Under High School Boys 1st place - C. Lam, Steveston 1st place - S. Cresse, Kent 2nd place - A. Lee, Vancouver 2nd place - C. Marsten, Kent 3rd place - T. Ito, Seattle 3rd place - S. Denardi, Spokane 3rd place - T. Marsten, Kent 3rd place - J. Tubajon, Steveston High School Girls 1st place - M. DeJong, Highline 2nd place - E. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - M. Abe, Bellevue 3rd place - B. Lin, Bellevue Junior Team 1st place - Steveston (B.Kato,C.Lam,D.Lin,J.Tubajon,K.Matsushita) 2nd place - Bellevue (B.Lin,O.Saltzman,W.Wee,M.Blechschmidt,T.Yamada) 3rd place - Kent (A.Kanemasu,M.Remmu,K.McManus,T.Marsten,J.Mills) 3rd place - U Victoria (A.Hayashi,S.Nichols,M.Hayashi,C.Tesar,M.Nichols) 0-4 Kyu 1-3 Kyu 1st place - J. Croes, Portland 1st place - H. Christianson, UW 2nd place - D. Yao, Steveston 2nd place - T. Patana, SnoKing 3rd place - L. Leung, Steveston 3rd place - B. Iu, UBC 3rd place - R. Ma, Simon Fraser U 3rd place - M. Wolf, Spokane Women's Kyu Women's Dan 1st place - D. Spinrad, SnoKing 1st place - W. Robillard, Steveston 2nd place - S. Hwang, Portland 2nd place - M. Hamanaka, UBC 3rd place - J. Lee, Portland 3rd place - A. Fukushima, Vancouver 3rd place - Y. Takemoto, U Victoria 3rd place - J. Chen, SnoKing 1-2 Dan 1st place - T. Uchida, Oakland 4th place - G. Phancenek, Seattle 2nd place - W. Kuster, Spokane 4th place - F. Wessbecher, UW 3rd place - J. Higo, Steveston 4th place - R. Murao, Steveston 3rd place - I. Miki, Steveston 4th place - I. Takagaki, Steveston 3 Dan 4 Dan and Above 1st place - Y. Suzuki, Hawaii 1st place - S. Asaoka, Youshinkan 2nd place - T. Hamanaka, UBC 2nd place - T. Yamada, Vancouver 3rd place - J. Okada, Hawaii 3rd place - S. Harris, Hawaii 3rd place - B. Fukutomi, Hawaii 3rd place - G. Suzaka, Seattle Senior Team 1st place - Vancouver (T.Yamada,H.Yamada,A.Fukushima,S.June,S.Ueno) 2nd place - Hawaii (Y.Suzuki,B.Fukutomi,A.Fujimoto,S.Harris,K.Sato) 3rd place - Steveston (I.Miki,R.Murao,N.Nakano,J.Higo,I.Takagaki) 3rd place - Kent (S.Cresse,C.Marsten,I.Morgan,S.Day,J.Frazier-Day) Shoji Trophy - Dan Sinclair, Spokane Sportsmanship Pledge - Erica DeJong, Highline Shinpan Cho - Jeffrey Marsten
15th ANNUAL KENT KENDO CLUB INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT – November 19, 2011, Kent Commons
Women 10 Years and Under 1st place - N. Grimes, UW 1st place - P. Saltzman, Bellevue 2nd place - E. DeJong, Highline 2nd place - H. Kim, Bellevue 3rd place - H. Lee, Highline 3rd place - H. Allen, Bellevue 3rd place - W. Sinclair, Spokane 3rd place - S. Kelly, Federal Way 11-12 Years 13-15 Years 1st place - K. McManus, Kent 1st place - A. Sinclair, Spokane 2nd place - M. Remmu, Kent 2nd place - J. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - D. Lin, Bellevue 3rd place - M. DeJong, Highline 3rd place - T. Kuida, Seattle 3rd place - B. Lin, Bellevue Junior Team 1st place - Bellevue Red (C.Nagasawa,O.Saltzman,J.DeJong,M.DeJong,B.Lin) 2nd place - Kent (M.Remmu,K.McManus,T.Marsten,J.Mills,A.Kanemasu) 3rd place - Federal Way (D.Lee,S.Kelly,T.Kuida,E.Wheaton,R.Tetzloff) 3rd place - Bellevue White (D.Lin,A.Nagasawa,B.Liao,P.Saltzman,T.Yamada) 4 Kyu and Under 3-1 Kyu 1st place - N. McRae, Spokane 1st place - C. Ruiz, Spokane 2nd place - D. Peterson, Spokane 2nd place - M. Wolf, Spokane 3rd place - C. Marshall, UW 3rd place - H. Christianson, UW 3rd place - A. Saltzman, Bellevue 3rd place - B. Smith, Bellevue 1-3 Dan 1-3 Dan Seniors 1st place - S. McNally, UW 1st place - B. Nelson, Bellevue 2nd place - W. Kuster, Spokane 2nd place - S. Shilov, Bellevue 3rd place - S. Day, Kent 3rd place - S. Blechschmidt, Bellevue 3rd place - Y. Shim, UW 3rd place - B. Blomquist, Everett Senior Team 1st place - Kent A (S.Cresse,C.Marsten,I.Morgan,J.Frazier-Day,S.Day) 2nd place - Spokane A (J.Duplain,S.Denardi,C.Ruiz,M.Nelson,W.Kuster) 3rd place - Bellevue A (S.Blechschmidt,Y.Shinoda,L.Tsybert,D.Kim,D.Lew) 3rd place - UW (Y.Shim,H.Christianson,F.Wessbecher,N.Grimes,S.Stern) Sportsmanship Pledge - J. Frazier-Day Junior Spirit of the Day - T. Yamada, Bellevue Senior Spirit of the Day - I. Morgan, Kent Kent Most Improved - J. Frazier-Day Youth Trophies Hand Carried from Japan - T. McManus Shinpan Cho - D. Yotsuuye
AUSKF KENDO KODANSHA SHINSA, November 13, 2011, Dallas
5TH DAN: Elizabeth Marsten (Highline).
Kenyu – Monthly Newsletter of the Pacific Northwest Kendo Federation
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