Australian Kendo Championships: Call for volunteers and participants.

The 41st Australian Kendo Championships are being held at the The Gold Coast Recreation Centre, Tallebudgera over the Easter long weekend. Friday 25 March to Wednesday 30 March.

Accommodation can be obtained on site at very reasonable rates at the Centre. Full details of the prices can be found at the end of the AKC Information pack.

The Queensland Kendo Renmei has put a call out to all affiliate dojo to ask for volunteers to help out. You don't have to be a kendoka to volunteer, as there will be plenty need for timekeepers, ushers, ribbon tiers etc that do not require technical knowledge or skills. QKR secretary, Dave Fitzgibbon has stated that he would like all volunteer registration completed and sent to me by close of business Friday the 5th February 2016 5:00pm. Competitors may also volunteer, and all volunteers are entitled to the following:

  • Free lunch Saturday and Sunday
  • Free attendance to the seminar (includes lunch)
  • Free 41 AKC tie
  • AKC competition bag

(note: a minimum number of volunteer hours applies)

Breakfast and dinner can be obtained for$10 per meal on site.
Volunteers also need to supply their own white button up shirt, black pants and black socks. The volunteer outfit will be white business type shirt, Maroon 41 AKC tie, black pants, black socks.

And if you are thinking of competing you must let either Ryo Atsumi or Michael Baczynski know ASAP so that the forms can be sent in one lot to Dave.