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JKA WORLD OPEN KENDAMA FESTA 2018 (July 13-14) TOKYO

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  1. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    If you are going to the Kendama World Cup (July 21-22) you should definitely consider checking out the JKA World Open Kendama Festa (July 13-14). Not only will there be competitions and games but you can also take the JKA Dan Level tests. [more info when available]

    UPDATE: This is the first time there will be cash prizes for a JKA event and the first time that non-JKA kendama will be allowed in the competition (Speed Trick). Also 3 top Japanese players have been officially invited to participate: Kazuki Nagata, Sou Kanada, and Satoru Kubota.

    From the event website:


    ◆Date:July13th 2018, 16:00-22:00

    Place:WATERRAS http://www.waterras.com/access.html

    Waterras on Google Maps – https://goo.gl/maps/jY7U8JR8MdA2
    Trip Advisor – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attract...all-Chiyoda_Tokyo_Tokyo_Prefecture_Kanto.html

    Preliminary round of Speed Tricks Championship and Welcome Party



    ◆Date:July14th 2018, 9:00-18:30

    Place:Taito Riverside Sports Center

    http://www.taitocity.net/zaidan/riverside/riyou/access/

    Taito Riverside Sports Center on Google Maps – https://goo.gl/maps/RL2N1987edt

    Go Tokyo – https://www.gotokyo.org/en/spot/1026/

    12-min walk from Asakusa Station
    Ginza Line (Exit A5), Toei Asakusa Line (Exit A5), Tobu Sky Tree Line (North Exit)

    1. World Kendama Championship (Fujiwara Issei Cup)
    One on one tournament

    Kendama: JKA Official Kendama (16-2 type)

    1. Speed Tricks Championship
    Time trial type competition by 10 tricks, which is selected from 15 tricks (notified in advance) by players themselves.

    1. Classified Challenge
    Survival game by players classified into 3 categories

    1. Elementary school student Cup
    Survival game for elementary school students classified into 3 categories

    5.Kendama school

    6.Dan examination and Skill levels challenge (SLC) examination

    7.Game booth
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2018
    May 15, 2018
  2. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    GUIDELINES 競技要領 
    ◆Competition Description

    1.World Kendama Championship (Fujiwara Issei Cup)

    ・ One-on-One tournament
    ・ Players have to use JKA official Kendama (16-2 type).
    ・ The qualifying draw for the tournament will take place on the morning of 14th July.
    ・ Twelve tricks are in advance notified (Please see Trick List).
    ・ When player A pass selected trick and player B lose, then player A will get 1 point.
    ・ Each trick can be tried 3 times at maximum.
    ・ When players are even after 3 trials, this trick will be judged as draw.
    ・ Player getting 2 points will win the game (3 points only for the final).
    ・ Player to be located to the left side in the tournament table will play first.
    ・ The trick trial must be started within 15 sec from the referee’s call “HAJIME” and be completed within 40 sec.
    ・ When it is a draw after 4 tricks (6 tricks only for Final), the game will proceed to Sudden death.

    <Sudden death>

    ・ A trick will be selected from the trick list (by card) by the referee.
    ・ Both players try the trick only one time.
    ・ When player A pass the trick and player B lose, then player A will win the game.
    ・ When it is a draw, next trick will be selected.
    ・ When it is a draw after all tricks (12 tricks), the game will proceed to 3-Trick time competition.

    <3-Trick time competition>

    ・ The player who completed all tricks faster will win the game.
    ・ Tricks for the competition: Spike 3 times→Airplane 3 times→Swing in 3 times
    ・ Not allowed to change the trick order.

    <Trick List>

    1 Stilts-Stuntplane
    2 Eddying Current Candle (Whirlpool Candle)
    3 Hanging Downspike
    4 Hanging 2-Turn Lighthouse ‒ 2-Turn Lighthouse-flip
    5 2-Turn Airplane ‒2-Turn J stick
    6 Spacewalk 1-Turn Lunar
    7 Around the galaxy
    8 Slip grip special-Base cup stall
    9 Tap airplane-1.5-trade spike
    10 Inward Lunar-Lunar-Lighthouse-Fall in
    11 Super Flamingo Spacewalk
    12 Airplane ‒ Tap Reverse Jumping Stick


    Three Tricks Time Competition; Spike 3 times→Airplane 3 times→Swing in 3 times

    2.Speed Tricks Championship

    ●Preliminary rounds: Friday, July 13, 2018. 18:00 – 19:00.

    5 minutes execution time limit.

    Mass Start Speed 10-Selected Tricks (choose 10 different tricks from trick lists (in preparation)). Attention! Player has to declare the 10 tricks order list beforehand.


    (1)Qualifying round 1
    All competitors start simultaneously. The player who has finished 10 tricks within 5 minutes goes into a qualifying round 2.

    (2)Qualifying round 2
    All 2nd round qualifiers start simultaneously. The fastest 8 players advance to the qualifying round 3 (Qualifying Seeds, Assigned to A1 to A8).

    All 2nd qualifying round looser start simultaneously. The fastest 8 players advance to the qualifying round 3 (Consolation seeds, assigned to B1 to B8).

    (3)Repechage
    All looser start simultaneously. The fastest 4 players advance to the qualifying round 3 (Repechage, assigned to C1 to C4).

    (4)Qualifying round 3
    Qualifying 20 players are divided into 4 groups of 5 players (2 players from Qualifying Seeds + 2 players from Consolation seeds + 1 player of Reperchage).

    The groups are played as double elimination. All matches are best-of-three, the winner qualifies for the knock out round 1st stage. One referee sticks to one player and judges success of each trick.

    Finally, 4 seeds (exemption of preliminary rounds) and 12 qualifiers progress into knockdown 1st stage.

    ●Drawing
    The determination of the tournament groups will perform at the reception (Lottery box and ball (wrote A,B,C, or D) will prepare). At first, 4 seeds are divide into 4 groups (A to D). Next, 12 qualifiers draw lots. Group assigned ball pulled by player, immediately return it to Lottery box. If the group assigned ball pulled out 3 times, a ball doesn’t return it. Each group set 4 players.

    ●Knockout rounds: Friday, July 14, 2018. 14:30 – 16:30.

    The day of the competition entry player’s round
    All preliminary rounds losers and the day’s entry competitors (Limit total 40 competitors, on a first-come-first-served basis, the day’s registration priority).

    Competitors are split into 4 groups (each group containing 10 players).

    Competitors start simultaneously. The fastest 2 players advance to the knock out round 1st stage. Eight players draw lots and assigned groups. Each group set 6 players.

    (1)Knock out round 1st stage
    Qualifying 24 players are divided into 4 groups of 6 players (1 seed player + 3 Qualifying winners + 2 players from on the day).

    The groups are played as triple elimination. All matches are best-of-two, the winner qualifies for the quarter final.

    (2)Quarter final
    Quarter finalists are divided into 2 groups of 4 players.
    The fastest 2 players advanced to semifinals.

    (3)Semifinals and final
    Four players will compete in a head to head bracket style competition.

    ●The Judging:
    Assistant referee judge tricks.
    Player has to declare the 10 tricks order list beforehand.
    From knockout round 1, one referee sticks to one player and judges success of each trick.
    In case of failure, referee raises a red flag.
    When player ending the 10th trick, referee raises a white flag.
    The finished tricks number is indicated by a scoreboard.

    ●Kendama
    The Ken can not be any taller than 17 cm / 6.7 inches (NOT limited to official JKA Kendama).
    Required “Dama-Check”.
    The tama can only have ONE hole in addition to the string hole.
    The Kendama is not allowed to have more than one spike and three cups.
    You can get up to TWO Kendamas passed per player via the Dama-Check.
    Don’t change or move the Kendama’s string position with your free hand during the trick.
    Use ONE Kendama throughout the one round.

    ●Prize
    Awards and money prize will be presented to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

    WOF2018 Speed Tricks


    3.Classified Challenge

    ・ Survival game by players classified into 3 categories; Beginner, Advanced and Expert.
    ・ All players align on the stage.
    ・ Ten tricks are notified in advancedfor each class (Please see the Trick List).
    ・ All players perform the trick from Trick #1.
    ・ If players pass the trick once in two trials, they can proceed the next trick, but miss the trick both times, they will drop out of the competition.
    ・ When players passed all tricks (10 tricks), they will get a prize(official Kendama).
    ・ The class will be decided by self-report, but dan-holders have to enter Advanced or Expert classes and players of over 5-dan players have to enter Expert class.
    ・ Not allowed to participate in 2 or 3 classes.

    Trick Lists for Classified Challenge

    ・Beginner class(Kyu-level players)
    ① Big Cup ② Small Cup ③ Base Cup ④ Candle
    ⑤ Big Cup-Base Cup ⑥ Base Cup-BigCup
    ⑦ Spike ⑧ Hand-held Big Cup-Spike
    ⑨ Big Cup-Baseball (Hit and Catch, Big Cup) ⑩ Airplane

    ・Advanced class(1-dan to 4-dan players)
    ① Spike ② Airplane ③ Swing in ④ Around Japan
    ⑤ Around the world ⑥ Hand-held Bird – Spike
    ⑦ Trapeze ⑧ Fast hand base cup
    ⑨ Around the Europe ⑩ Falling in

    ・Expert class (over 5-dan players)
    ① Around the World ② Whirlpool Trapeze ③ Stabbing
    ④ Hanging Spike ⑤ Jumping Stick ⑥ 1-Turn Airplane
    ⑦ 1-Turn Lighthouse-Falling in ⑧ Swing Bird-Spike
    ⑨ Around the Cosmos-Earth Turn ⑩ 2-Turn Lighthouse



    4.Elementary school student Cup

    ・ Survival game for elementary school students
    ・ Ten tricks are the same as classified challenge.
     
    May 16, 2018
  3. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    ENTRY 参加資格・参加費等
    ◆Entry

    1 Fujiwara Issei Cup
    ・13 years old or older
    ・5,000 JPY(Overseas players:3,000JPY)
    2 Speed Tricks Championship
    ・13 years old or older
    ・5,000 JPY(Overseas players:3,000JPY)
    3 Classified Challenge
    ・Anybody
    ・1,000 JPY
    4 Elementary school student competition
    ・Elementary school student up to 100
    ・1,000 JPY (Participation award: Official Kendama)
    ★Entry fee for players participating in both Fujiwara Issei Cup and Speed Tricks Championship is just 5,000 JPY (Overseas players 3,000 JPY), not 10,000 JPY. Participation award: two special Kendamas



    Click here to go to the Entry Form page: Entry Form
     
    May 16, 2018
  4. Cheech_Sander

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    Coming up soon!
     
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  5. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's a schedule of the events.


     
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    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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