2019 Fall Taikai

Midwest Kendo Federation 31st Annual Fall Taikai
October 26-27, 2019 ~ Schaumburg, Illinois

Dear Fellow Kenshi:

You are warmly invited to the 31st Annual Midwest Kendo Federation Tournament. As the host, Choyokan Kendo Dojo would be honored for you to join us in celebrating our 40th anniversary as a dojo.

The tournament will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Schaumburg Park District Sport Center. Promotion testing will follow on Sunday, October 27, 2019. We look forward to seeing you there.

Choyokan Kendo Dojo


Please register online at the following link:

Adult registration: $50
Youth (18 years and under): $25

Lunch (bento)            $12
Banquet – Adult         $26
Banquet – Children (12 & under) – $12

Late Registration fee after October 13 – $20

Final registration closes October 20.

Individuals should send payment to their dojo. When registration closes, a final invoice will be sent to the dojo representative with total registration cost.


Age limits follow AUSKF divisions, based on participant’s age as of the tournament date.  

– Junior youth – 15 years old and under
– Senior youth – 16 to 18 years old
– Women – 16 and older
– Mudansha – 19 and older
– Shodan/Nidan – 19 and older
– Sandan and Up – 19 and older
– Youth Team – 18 and under – three person teams
– Team – 19 and older – five person teams
– Senior – 50 and over

Date and Location:

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Schaumburg Park District Sport Center
1141 W Irving Park Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 891-1266

Banquet Location: 

Saturday night / 7:30 PM
Pops Pizza & Sports Bar
817 E. Nerge Rd
Roselle, IL 60172
(630) 980-0400
Hotel Information:
A group rate for the tournament is being held at the hotel below. Use the link below or ask for code MKFMKFD when making your reservation.

The Westin Chicago Northwest
400 Park Blvd
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 773-4000
$99 / night + tax and fees


Map of Hotel, Gym and Banquet:


For information on Promotion testing, please go to https://midwestkendofederation.wordpress.com/promotions

The word document version can be found below:

Welcome to the Midwest Kendo Federation Website! The MWKF is a regional member federation of the All United States Kendo Federation.