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Announcement: Kentucky Kendo Tournament

Dear Kendo Friends and Family,

The East Central United States Kendo Federation is pleased to be your host
for the 2018 Kentucky Tournament and Promotion Exam. The tournament
will be held on Saturday, March 10th, 2018, with the promotion test on
Sunday, March 11th, 2018.

Tournament (Saturday March 10th, 2018)
Tournament Schedule
8:00 am – 8:45 am Registration/Warm-up
8:45 am – 9:00 am Opening Ceremony
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Individual Competition
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Team Competition
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Ceremony
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm After Party & Dinner

Promotion (Sunday March 11th, 2018)
Promotion Exam/Godo-geiko
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location (Both Tournament and Promotion Exam are in the same venue):
College Hill Gym
Belmont Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45224

Registration Instructions
Each Competitor Must Complete Online Registration (Registration Deadline is March 1st, 2018):
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhhrkkRHVrJ-ZDASiTnQ5D4t67VdT1n6ukLWyqtZ0NIO49lg/viewform?usp=sf_link

For Promotion please see link (Postmark Deadline February 28th, 2018)

Payments are all online
Participation fee payments ($35 each):
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=ZHAZ8XRG8AET4

Lunch payments ($10 each):
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=QWKK49TKAWN2S

Dinner Party
7PM on Saturday, March 10
(Tentatively Buca Di Beppo 2635 Edmondson Rd, Norwood, OH 45209)

Hotel Suggestions
Rockwood Commons Area (Close to Saturday Dinner)
Marriot, 3813 Edwards Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
Holiday Inn Express, 5311 Hetzell St, Cincinnati, OH 45227

Bento
If you order lunch, you will receive a lunch ticket the day of the tournament.
Please use this ticket to receive your Bento Lunch. Vegetarian options are
available.

Divisions
1. No Bogu: All ages. See pages 5 and 6.
2. No Dan Junior: 9 years old and under
3. No Dan Youth: 10 – 11 years old
4. No Dan Senior Youth: 12 – 13 years old
5. Women: 13 years old and up
6. Mudansha: No Dan rank, 14 years old and up
7. 1 & 2 Dan
8. 3 Dan and higher
9. Team – Kids: 12 years old and under (3 to 5 players)
10. Team – Youth and Adult: 13 years old and up (5 players). “Kachi-nukiho”
rules, also known as “Last man standing.” See page 4.

Please refer to the provided information packet for further details:
2018 Kentucky Tournament Instructions
20180129 Spring Promotion Exam Information

We look forward to seeing you!!!