SCKO Event Schedule Archive

2019

(Updated 9/24/2019)

January
January 13 – (Sunday) First Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
January 20 – (Sunday) FIRST SCKO godokeiko of 2019: 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden
January 20 (Sunday) SCKF Memorial tournament/All day
January 26&27 – (Sat & Sun) FIK Shinpan seminar in Dallas
January 27 – (Sunday) AJHS Kaiseki Tournament tryouts in Dallas

February
February 3 – (Sunday) SCKO Seminar Tosiya and Yoko Ishida sensei’s seminar at Cabrillo High, Long Beach
February 10 – (Sunday) 12th UCLA Yuhihai Tournament @ UCLA
February 10 – (Sunday) Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
February 16&17 – (Sat & Sun) Kanto Gakuin visiting So Cal
February 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon & Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
February 24 – (Sunday) Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden

March
March 3 – (Sunday) 10 AM – 3:30 PM Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 10 – (Sunday) Love to Nippon Kendo Demo @ LAPH HQ, Downtown LA
March 10 – (Sunday) 9 AM – 3:30 PM Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 15 – AUSKF and SCKO membership registration deadline
March 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Godo keiko @ Butokuden 9 AM – noon , 1pm – 3pm Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden
March 21 to 24 – (Thurs to Sun) All Japan High School Kaiseiki Tournament in Akita, Japan. Live streaming
March 23 – (Saturday) 10 AM – noon Team SCKO Junior practice @ Butokuden, 1 – 3 PM Send-Off party

April
April 6 – (Sunday) AUSKF 9th Junior Championships @ South Forsyth High School, GA https://auskf-jrnationals.com Click to donate to: Team SCKO Juniors
April 13&14 – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Board Meeting @ TBD
April 14 – (Sunday) AUSKF Kodansha Shinsa @ Seattle, WA (Apply here)
April 21 – (Sunday) SCKO Spring Promotion @ TBC
April 28 – (Sunday) 2019 WKF Spring Kendo Championship @ John Burroughs High School, Burbank

May
May 5 – (Sunday) Nisei Week Tournament @ Almansor Park Indoor Gymnasium, Alhambra
May 19 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden
May 26 – (Sunday) SCKO California Memorial Kendo Tournament @ West High School, Torrance, CA

May or June TBD: AUSKF Mudansha Seminar

June
June 1 to 2 – (Sat & Sun)  AUSKF Adult Seminar, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV / Sign up here
June 1 to 2 – (Sat & Sun)  AUSKF Kodansha Seminar, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV / Sign up here
June 16 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden

July
July 11 to 13 – (Thurs to Sat) PNKF: Women’s Team Taikai & Seminar with Murayama Sensei
July 14 – (Sunday) 2019 ENGO Scholarship Junior Kendo Championship @ John Burroughs High School, Burbank
July 21 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Long Beach Dojo
July 26 to 28- (Fri to Sun) Event TBD: Pan American Kendo Championships @ Cabrillo High, Long Beach

August
Aug 4/TBD – (Sunday) Nikkei Games @ Cal State University of Long Beach (Walter Pyramid Gymnasium) 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach
Aug 16 to 18 – (Fri to Sun) AUSKF Summer Camp, Salt Lake City, UT / REGISTRATION
Aug 18 – (Sunday) AUSKF Kodansha Exam, Salt Lake City, UT / REGISTRATION
Aug 18 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden

September
September 1 – (Sunday) CCKF: 2019 All California Open Kendo Tournament @ Cal State Fresno, located at the corner of Barstow and Cedar Avenues.

SCKO must submit one roster on behalf of all dojos:
Early Bird registration due June 27, and Final Registration due by July 26 to competition@socalkendo.org
Please note there will be open practice Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM at the university’s South Gym Room #133

September 15 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ West High, 20401 Victor St, Torrance, 90503
September 22 – (Sunday) SCKO Shinpan Seminar 9 AM – 4:30 PM @ Butokuden

October
October 6 – (Sunday) SCKO California Individual Kendo Championships @ West High, Torrance
October 12&13 – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Zone 1 Shinpan Seminar in Los Angeles,
La Canada High School, 4463 Oak Grove Dr., La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Register online at: https://forms.gle/fyoiUKozKbn2CNjV8
October 20 – (Sunday) SCKO Godokeiko 9 AM – noon @ Butokuden

November
November 3 – (Sunday) SCKO Promotion Seminar 8:30 AM – 2 PM (Gym open at 8:00) @ Lomita Parks & Recreation, 24428 Eshelman Ave, Lomita, CA 90717

Eligibility: Kenshi who will take 3, 4, 5, 6 Dan

November 17 – (Sunday) SCKO Spring Promotion @ Butokuden

Followed by the last Godogeiko of 2019

November 9&10 – (Sat & Sun) AUSKF Board Meeting, Erlanger, KY
November 10 – (Sunday) AUSKF Board Kodansha Exam @ Griffin Elite Sports and Wellness: 700 Dolwick Dr, Erlanger, KY 41018

Details and Online registration: http://www.auskf.org/docs/Kendo5to6ApplicationDanForm.htm

December
December 8 – (Sunday) SCKO Christmas Tournament TBC

 

2018

January
1/14 (Sun) SCKO junior practice 9am-12pm @ Butokuden
1/21 (Sun) Mori hai kendo tournament
1/28 (Sun) SCKO Godo-keiko 9am @ Butokuden

February
2/4 (Sun) SCKO Junior practice 9am-12pm @ Butokuden
2/10 (Sat) Steveston kendo tournament in canada
2/10 (Sat) FIK shinpan seminar in Montreal Canada
2/11 (Sun) FIK shinpan seminar in Montreal Canada
2/18 (Sun) SCKO Junior practice & Shiai 9am-3pm @ Butokuden
2/18 (Sun) SCKO Godo-keiko 9am-12pm @ Long Beach Dojo
2/25 (Sun) SCKO Junior practice & Shiai 9am-3pm @ Butokuden

March
3/11 (Sun) SCKO Junior practice & Shiai 9am-3pm @ Butokuden
3/18 (Sun) SCKO Godogeiko 9am-12pm & Shiai 9am-3pm @ Butokuden
3/25 (Sun) SCKO Junior practice & Shiai 9am-3pm @ Butokuden

April
4/1 (Sun) SCKO junior practice, send off party 9am-4pm @ Butokuden
4/7 (Sat) AUSKF Junior National Setting up @ Marina High
4/8 (Sun) AUSKF Junior National Tournament @ Marina High
4/14 (Sat) AUSKF Board meeting in Orange County
4/15 (Sun) AUSKF Kodansha Promotion Exam @ Marina High School
4/29 (Sun) SCKO Promotion Exam at 9am-4pm @ Butokuden

May
5/6 (Sun) Nisei week kendo tournament @ Almansor Gym, 800 S. Almansor Ave, Alhambra CA
5/19 (Sat) Yuhi-Hai Kendo Tournament @ UCLA
5/20 (Sun) SCKO Hachi dan seminar @ West Torrance High School Pavilion, 1-dan and up.
5/27 (Sun) SCKO Memorial Tournament @ Cabrillo High School. 2001 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach

June
6/17 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-12pm @ Long Beach
6/17 (Sun) After Godo-keiko Junior Victory Party @ Long Beach
6/24 (Sun) ENGO Tournament @ John Burroughs High School, Gymnasium, 1920 W. Clark Ave, Burbank, CA 91506

July
7/14 – 15 (Sat – Sun) AUSKF Women’s seminar @ Marina High, Huntington Beach https://www.facebook.com/AUSKFEducation/photos/a.769664769777025.1073741829.764778270265675/1752312301512262/?type=3&theater&ifg=1
7/15 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-12pm @ Butokuden
7/15 (Sun) TBD/SCKO Officers’ Meeting after Godo-keiko pending attendance

August
8/5 (Sun) Nikkei Game tournament @ CSULB Pyramid
8/6 (Mon) Kanto Gakuren Practice @ West High Pavilion 6pm RSVP:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12vTn7TW2J5VExhsIH-v9wvRuHxXRRIJg_-eWLP8uY5M/htmlview
8/8 (Wed) Kanto Gakuren Practice @ Gardena Dojo 6:30pm RSVP: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12vTn7TW2J5VExhsIH-v9wvRuHxXRRIJg_-eWLP8uY5M/htmlview
8/11-12 (Fri – Sun) 2018 AUSKF Shimpan Seminar – Cincinnati, OH
8/19 (Sun) Godo-keiko 9am-12pm @ TBD
8/17 – 19 (Fri – Sun) AUSKF Summer Camp and High Rank Exam @ Las Vegas, NV.  (YMCA of Southern Nevada, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA
4141 Meadows Lane Las Vegas, NV 89107)

September
9/12 – 16 World Kendo Championships in Inchon, Korea
9/16 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-12pm @ TBD
9/26-30 (Fri – Sun) 2018 PNKF West Coast Iaido Seminar, Shinsa & Taikai
9/30 (Sun) SCKO Shinpan seminar @ TBD
9/30 (Sun) SCKO Officers’ Meeting after Shinpan Seminar

October
10/6 (Sat) 17th Annual Longhorn Invitational Team Kendo Taikai, Austin, TX
10/6 & 7 (Sat/Sun) AUSKF Seattle Shimpan Seminar @ Chinook Middle School, SeaTac, WA
10/14 (Sun) SCKO Championship Tournament @ West High, Torrance
10/21 (Sun) Godo keiko at 9am-12pm @ Butokuden
10/21 (Sun) SCKO Officers’ Meeting after Godo-keiko
10/28 (Sun) 2018 WKF Year End Kendo Championship @ John Burroughs High, Burbank

November
11/3 (Sat) 44th Annual PNKF Taikai Invitation
11/4 (Sun) SCKO Promotion seminar (3-6 Dan) 9am-3pm @ Butokuden
11/10 (Sat) AUSKF Board Meeting @ Dallas
11/11 (Sun) AUSKF High-Rank Promotion Exam, Greenhill School in Addison, TX
11/18 (Sun) SCKO Promotion at 9am-4pm @ Butokuden

December
12/9 (Sun) SCKO End of Year Tournament @ Cerritos Gym, TBC

2019
7/13/2019 (Sat) PNKF: Women’s Team Taikai (and seminar) with Murayama Sensei

2017

January
1/15 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ Butokuden
1/21 (Sat) FIK Referee seminar in Chicago
1/22 (Sun) FIK Referee seminar in Chicago

February
2/18 (Sat) US Mudansha seminar at 9am-5pm @ Marina High
2/19 (Sun) US Mudansha seminar at 9am-3pm @ Marina High
2/19 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ Long Beach
2/26 (Sun) 10th Annual National Intercollegiate Invitational Yuhihai Kendo Tournament @ UCLA

March
3/11 (Sat) Ishizuka sensei seminar @ Butokuden
AUSKF Women’s  Kendo seminar in New Jersey
3/12 (Sun) Ishizuka sensei seminar @ Butokuden
AUSKF Women’s Kendo seminar in New Jersey
3/19 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ San Diego

April
4/9  (Sun) AUSKF Spring Promotion 5-7 Dan in San Jose
4/16 (Sun) SCKO Promotion at 9am-4pm @ Butokuden
4/16 (Sun) SCKO Godo-keiko 4pm-5pm @ Butokuden
4/30 (Sun) Nisei week kendo tournament @ TBD

May
5/21 (Sun) SCKO Shinpan seminar at 9am-3pm @ Butokuden
5/21 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 3pm-4pm @ Butokuden
5/28 (Sun) SCKO Memorial Tournament @ TBD

June
6/18 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ TBD
6/22 (Thu) AUSKF Junior open Tournament in San Jose
6/23 (Fri) AUSKF National Tournament in San Jose
6/24 (Sat) AUSKF National Tournament in San Jose
6/25 (Sat) AUSKF National Tournament in San Jose

July
7/16 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ TBD

August
8/4-6(Fri-Sun) AUSKF kendo summer camp in Michigan
8/6 (Sun) Nikei game kend tournament @ CSULB pyramid
8/20 (Sun) Godo-keiko 9am-11:30am @ Butokuden

September
9/16 (Sat) Nabeyama Sensei Seminar (Wilson Park. Torrance, CA)
9/17 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ TBD

October
10/8 (Sun) SCKO Individual Tournament @ Edison High School, Huntington Beach, CA
10/14 (Sat) Longhorn Tournament (TX)
10/21 – 22 (Sat – Sun): Women’s seminar @ TBD
10/22 (Sun) Godo-keiko at 9am-11:30am @ TBD

November
11/1-6 Kansai gakuren 8 sensei visit
11/12 (Sun) Kodansha Exam @ Atlanta GA >> 2017-11-12 AUSKF Promotion Exam Information Packet (1)
11/19 (Sun) SCKO Promotion at 9am-4pm @ Butokuden
11/19 (Sun) SCKO Godo-keiko 4pm-5pm @ Butokuden
11/27 (Mon) Deadline to turn in See’s Candy Fundraiser Orders

December
12/10 (Sun) SCKO Holiday Tournament @ West High, Torrance
12/10 (Sun) Dojo Reps pick-up See’s Candy order at SCKO Holiday Tournament