New information on the upcoming Canadian National Kendo Championships (CNKC) was recently released.

Please see the links at the bottom of this post to the dedicated pages on the CKF website.  There is also survey due on June 1 from all participating clubs.

News on the provincial team selection process for Ontario will be announced at a later date.

Bora Choi is the official Provincial Liaison for Ontario.  Please contact her if there are any questions at:

For quick reference, see below. Please visit the CKF website for complete details:



  1. Sat Aug 12  – Sr Tournament
  2. Sun Aug 13 – Jr Tournament

Other activities:

  1. Fri Aug 11 – CKF AGM and Godo-Keiko (TBC)
  2. Mon Aug 14 – Jr Seminar (AM only) and Team Canada Practice

Location:         Markham Pan Am Centre
                         16 Main St Unionville,
                         Unionville, ON L3R 2E4

Individual Categories:

  1. Junior (bogu only) – 7 categories based on age and sex *
  2. Senior – 3 categories based on age and sex *

Team Categories:

  1. Junior (bogu only) – 4 categories based on age and sex *
  2. Senior – 2 categories *

Provincial Teams Categories:

  1. Junior (bogu only) *
  2. Women *
  3. Senior Open *

Must be a CKF member (in good standing) to participate in the tournament.  Senior Individual Category participants must be 1st Dan or Higher and a Canadian Citizen.

* All categories are subject to change (after clubs submit their survey numbers)

Survey Due Date (by Club):
June 1, 2023

Registration Due Date:
July 1, 2023 

Ontario Liaison / Representative:
Bora Choi @:

Thank you for the ongoing support,
Bryan Asa
President, Kendo Ontario

Canadian National Kendo Championships

The rules and regulations of the 2023 Canadian National Kendo Championships for both Juniors and Seniors have been posted to the CNKC page  page and are provided below for your convenience.
IMPORTANT: CNKC Rules and Regulations

For your reference, Club Registrations for individual and Club Teams submissions will be due Saturday, July 1, 2023 and collected by Google forms.

For general questions regarding the event, please contact your provincial liaison (listed in the Rules and Regulations).

Makiko Ara
CNKC Executive Sponsor