Upcoming Events

2019 MWKF Kendo Summer Camp and Promotion Test

July 26-28, 2019  – St. Louis, Missouri
Registration Due: June 30, 2019

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Please register by clicking this link.

Information as followed:

Guest Instructors:
Shigeki Yamanaka Sensei, 8th Dan Hanshi
Shigeki Saito Sensei, 8th Dan Kyoshi
Aki Suzuki Sensei, 7th Dan Kyoshi

PLEASE NOTE: All participants must be current members of the Midwest Kendo Federation / AUSKF. You must have paid your 2019-2020 dues in full. Please visit unitedstateskendo.com and check that you are a current member and your dues are up to date. If they are not, please pay them before completing this form.
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Dates: July 26 – 28, 2019
Camp/Testing Location:
Simon Recreation Center, St. Louis University
3639 Laclede Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108

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Registration Fee: Due by Sunday June 30, 2019 (a $20 late fee after this date):
Note: 6-dan and up are free
Adult: $75
Youth (17 and under): $50
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Housing Location, for 2 nights (7/26 and 7/27):
Griesedieck Hall, St. Louis University
3630 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Due to the limited number of dorm rooms available this year, we will implement a first come, first serve policy for these rooms. Double room is $80.

The camp organizers have blocked a few rooms off at Hotel Ignacio, which is within walking distance of SLU (3411 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103). Please call or e-mail to make reservations, mentioning MWKF Summer Camp. The contact is 314-977-4411 or by emailing Reservations@hotelignaciostl.com. Other options can be AirBnB or other surrounding hotels.
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Parking:
Laclede Parking Garage
3634 Laclede Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Parking pass for duration of the summer camp will be given at time of registration.
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Meals:
The following meals will be provided during camp and can be purchased for those in-town participants.
7/27 (Sat): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7/28 (Sun): Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Meal Location:
Grand Hall
15-19 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103
Meal-plan: $45

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Payments:

After completing this form, total your amount and please pay by check to:

Mark Sasaki
407 W. Happfield Dr. #302
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

One check or payment per person.
Must be received by Sunday June 30, 2019.
If not, you will need to pay $20 additional dollars for a late fee.

Note that all sensei 6 dan and above may waive the registration fee (but please register!)

Thank you!!

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Tentative Schedule:

Friday (7/26):

Afternoon and evening arrival.  Check-in time is 5:00pm to 8:00pm [Simon Recreation Center 3639 Laclede Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108]  8:00pm – 9:00pm will be at Griesedieck Hall lobby

Dinner on your own.

5:30 – 8:30 PM: Open practice

Saturday (7/27):

6:00 – 7:00 AM: Kata outdoors at quad N of Griesedieck Hall (Dorm)

7:00 – 9:00 AM: Breakfast at Grand Hall

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Kendo Summer Camp at Simon Recreation Center

12:00 – 2:00 PM: Lunch at Grand Hall

2:00 – 5:00 PM: Kendo Summer Camp at Simon Recreation Center

5:00 – 7:00 PM: Dinner at Grand Hall

Sunday (7/28):

6:00 – 7:00 AM: Kata outdoors at quad N of Griesedieck Hall (Dorm)

7:00 – 9:00 AM: Breakfast at Grand Hall

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Kendo Summer Camp at Simon Recreation Center

12:00 – 2:00 PM: Lunch at Grand Hall

1:30 PM: Promotion Test at Simon Recreation Center

Checkout by 5:00PM.  Do not leave anything in the dorm rooms.

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PLEASE NOTE: Promotion test materials will be handled separately from summer camp. Please click here for promotion test information. Any questions for promotion only please contact mwkfpromotion@gmail.com. Thank you!

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