Share and find your seminar photos

We are using flickr to consolidate seminar photos. If you have photos that you don’t mind sharing, please upload them for everyone to take a look at. Please note that the site will be live only for 3 months. We are paying a small fee for the site so wanted to limit the ‘live’ time … Continue reading

Taikai winners

Here are the results from the tournament. Congratulations to the winners! A Group  (yondan and above) 1st Tomohiro Saito (K.A.C) 2nd Masatsugu Owaki (S.Cal.K.R) 3rd Mie Takahashi (K.A.C) B Group  (sandan and below) 1st Wei-Tarn Jap (S.Cal.K.R) 2nd Frank Munoz (N/N.K.K) 3rd Alvin Pun (K.A.C)

Missing something?

The seminar lost and found still has a few items without owners. Please contact Maria Peterson to get these to their proper places.  

Lineup configuration for assembly

Lineup configuration for assembly

Here is how you should line up for assembly.
Note that you should be facing into the shajo, with the targets behind you.
Numbers with the lines crossed through are no longer attending, however their spaces should simply be left vacant.

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Taikai (Tournament) Announcement and Schedule

2012 AKR Taikai/平成24年度AKR弓道大会 For additional details on the rules and schedule, click here. Sponsored by the American Kyudo Renmei Hosted by the Northern California Kyudo Federation Date: August 14, 2012 Place: University of California, Davis, USA Schedule 7:00pm Kaikaishiki, Opening Rei, Greetings, Tournament explanation & announcements 7:10pm Yawatashi Ite: Yoshiko Buchanan, Kaezoe: Daiichi Kaizoe: Mie Takahashi (Renshi … Continue reading

How to Ship Kyudo Equipment to the Seminar Site

(1) If you are shipping kyudo equipment to the seminar site, please ship to this address:   To: YOUR NAME, YOUR CELL PHONE # Central Storehouse 615 Hopkins Road Davis, CA 95616 phone: +1-530-752-8625 (if you call, ask for Harish)   Items must ARRIVE at the above address by Thursday Aug 9. If your shipper requires the Federal Tax ID# … Continue reading

Arriving at Davis

For arriving by car or van to the UC Davis campus, please plan to park or be dropped off at Parking Lot 25. Just north of Parking Lot 25 is the check in facility, Segundo Services Center, and the dorm, Gillmore Hall. Just southwest of this parking lot is the dojo and banquet facility, ARC … Continue reading

Housing update: Gilmore Hall

Gilmore Hall is one of four high-rise residence halls in the Segundo area and was named for John W. Gilmore. It has five floors, an elevator, lounge with a tv and piano. Each floor has a kitchen. Each room has two beds that can be lofted or lowered, a book case, a desk and drawers. There are also two closets. The bathrooms are … Continue reading

Change to dojo layout

I would like to inform you that there has been a change to the dojo layout for the 2012 American Kyudo Seminar.  There will now be a distance of 3.3 meters between the shajo entrance and the honza line.  You were previously informed that this space would be much tighter, but the dojo layout has been … Continue reading

Tournament program, schedule, and timing

For participants:  Official timing guidelines 2012 AKR Tournament 平成24年度AKR弓道大会 Sponsored by the American Kyudo Renmei Hosted by the Northern California Kyudo Federation Date:  August 14, 2012 Place: University of California, Davis, USA Tournament Coordinator: Tomio Kato Target Judges: (Masa Owaki (supervisor), Steve Scott, Daniel Kim, Mira Simmel, Juin Tran Nguyen, Shajo Assistants: (Tomio Kato (supervisor), … Continue reading