The American Zone Referee Seminar, organized by the Canadian Kendo Federation(CKF) will be held as follows this fall. We invite all qualified kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in this event.

Date: September 16 and 17, 2023

Venue: York University, Tait McKenzie Centre (Main Gym), 1 Thompson Rd, North York, ON M3J 1P3, Canada


  • A member of FIK affiliated organization (ie. CKF membership for 2023)
  • Holding 5 dan or higher in kendo
  • All 19WKC referee candidates must participate

Registration: Register online by 6:00 PM EDT September 1, 2023

For details on hotel, transportation, welcome party, and others, please refer to the official inviation

*There is an error in the link in the English invitaiton. Please access the registration form here

Any CKF participants attending the seminar from outside the area, you can apply for a Senior Leader’s Subsidy by providing your transportation expense to the CKF Treasurer after the event.