Announcement: ECUSKF Kentucky Tournament

Dear Kendo Friends and Families,

The East Central United States Kendo Federation is pleased to host the Kentucky Tournament and Promotion Exam on the weekend of 15th and 16th.

Dates and Schedule
April 15 (Testing)

  • 12PM to 2PM: Godo-keiko
  • 2PM to 5PM: Testing
  • 6:30PM: Dinner (Masala Indian)
April 16 (Tournament)
  • 8AM to 9AM: Registration/Warmup/Opening Ceremony
  • 9AM to 12:30PM: Individual Matches
  • 1:30PM to 4:30PM: Team Matches (Kachi-nuki-ho)(see attachment)
  • 4:30PM to 5:30PM: Closing Ceremony

Location (map)
East Kentucky University
Weaver Gymnasium (Building #44)
521 Lancaster Avenue,
Richmond, KY 40475

Parking (map)
Alumni Coliseum
641 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY 40475

Tournament Registration: 
  1. Register online here by April 3.
  2. Complete liability waiver (liability document)
  3. Mail liability waivers with checks (made to ECUSKF) by April 3 to:
    c/o Jyoshu Tsushima
    8323 Bruntsfield Road
    Columbus, OH 43235
Note: Dojos do not need to send a list of their members.
Promotion Exam Registration
  1. Complete promotion exam registration form (promotion application ).
  2. Send registration form with payments by April 3 to:
    Christopher George
    3304 Vienna Woods Drive
    Cincinnati, OH 45211

Recommended Hotel
Holiday Inn Express
1990 Colby Taylor Dr
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 624-4055

Saturday Dinner (6:30PM)
Masala Indian
1000 Center Dr
Richmond, KY 40475

For any questions, feel free to contact Jyoshu Tsushima by phone (515-450-9230) or email (

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