Tournament & Seminar Schedule

Please note: this schedule is subject to change. Updated 11 April 2017

Friday 14th April Registration, Weigh-in and Shimpan Briefing
12:00pm – 4:00pm Hall opens, registration and shinai weigh-in
4:30pm Local official briefing (dress: hakama and keiko-gi)
5:00pm Shinpan briefing (dress: hakama and keiko-gi)
6:00pm Hall closes
All Friday events take place at the competition venue, ANU Sport New gym, Bldg 19a, North Road, Acton
Saturday 15th April Championships
8:00am Hall opens
8:00am – 8:30am Final registration and shinai weigh-in
8:00am Final shinpan briefing
8:30am Opening Ceremony
9:00am Men's Kyu Individual Championship
11:00am Women's Kyu Individual Championship
12:00pm Lunch Break
12:30pm Teams Kata Championship
1.00pm Women's Dan Individual Championship
2:30pm Men's Dan Individual Championship
5:00pm Goodwill Keiko
6:00pm Hall closes
7:00pm for 7:30pm 42nd Australian Kendo Championships Dinner
 
Sunday 16th April Championships
8:00am Hall opens
8:30am Men's Kyu Team Championship
10:30am Women's Kyu Team Championship
11:30am Veteran's Individual Championship
12:30pm Lunch Break
1:00pm Women's Dan Team Championship
2:30pm Men’s Dan Team Championship
4:30pm Presentations & Closing Ceremony
5:00pm Goodwill Keiko
 
Monday 17th April Seminar (Day 1)
8:00am
Hall opens
9:00am Morning session
12:30pm Lunch break
1:30pm Afternoon session
5:00pm Close of seminar
 
Tuesday 18th April Seminar (Day 2)
8:00am
Hall opens
9:00am Morning session
12:30pm Lunch break
1:30pm Afternoon session
5:00pm Close of seminar
 
Wednesday 19th April Grading
8:00am
Hall opens
9:00am Grading Registration
10:00am Grading Starts
1:00pm Grading Finishes

Competition

The 42nd Australian Kendo Championships will be conducted on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April, 2017. A Shinpan briefing shall be conducted from 2:00pm, Friday 14th April, or it may be held late in the afternoon or evening on Friday - this schedule may change slightly as arrangements are finalised.

Seminar

The Annual Australian Kendo Seminar will be conducted on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th April, 2017. Two visiting Sensei from the AJKF will conduct the seminar. Participants who are only able to attend one of the two seminar days should contact the AKC organising committee for a half-fee refund at akc2017enquiries@anukendo.org

Grading

A Dan grading will be conducted on the morning of Wednesday 19th April, 2017. The grading shall be conducted to 5th Dan. Grading applications need to be submitted through your state association on the appropriate AKR application form to the ACTKR, along with competition registrations. Grading application and registration fees will be as per AKR guidelines.

It is advised that no equipment is provided or lent by AKR.  Please be responsible for your equipment.