15th Nabeshima Cup & 9th Texas Open Kendo Taikai – April 17-19, 2015

Our dojo is pleased to announce the 15th Nabeshima Cup (第15回鍋島杯) and 9th Texas Open Kendo Taikai(第9回テキサスオープン)will commence on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The 2015 Nabeshima Cup Taikai will be offering four divisions: Mudansha (1 Kyu and below), Yudansha (1 Dan to 3 Dan), Women (3 Dan and below), and Youth. The Texas Open will be open to 4 Dan and above.

Location is changed this year. It will be held at:

Middle & Upper School Campus of Episcopal School of Dallas(Campus Map)
4100 Merrell Road • Dallas, Texas • 75229

April 17: Seminar and SWKIF Board Meeting
April 18: 15th Nabeshima Cup & 9th Texas Open Taikai, banquet at night
April 19: SWKIF Shinsa

Here is the Shinsa Registration Packet for DFWKIK members.

This happens to be the weekend for the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in Dallas. So please plan your trip as early as possible. The Event Special rate at Hilton Lincoln Center is good until March 20, 2015. After that, it would be regular rate.