BU Tournament

Boston University Kendo Tournament

The 6th Boston University Kendo Tournament will take place on Saturday, April 1st, 2017.

Please submit the registration forms by 11:59 PM on Thursday March 16, 2017. The links to both the individual and team registration forms are provided below.

Tournament fees will be $25 per person for individuals or teams only, and $35 for both. Lunches will also be made available for $12 per person for all interested parties. The links to the registration forms are provided below for both the schools and the individual person.

New: We will be holding a goodwill alumni division this year. All collegiate kendo club alumni who has obtained their undergraduate degree in the past 10 years and has participated in the BU Kendo Tournament in the past are eligible to participate. Please fill out the alumni form below if you are interested.

Note: Competitors and visitors under the age of 18 will not be able to attend our tournament. There has been a change in the policies of the Fitness & Recreation Center (where the tournament is taking place) and minors (not affiliated with Boston University) will not be allowed in the facility.

Individual forms:

Team forms:

Alumni Form:


Important Details: Registration forms must be completed in order to compete in teams and/or individuals or alumni division. For Team Registration we do not require a team order but we do need the rest of the information requested in the form.

Parking Information: There is parking available at 278 Babcock Street, Boston MA 02215. It is about a 5 min walking distance from the venue. Attached below is a link of the map of BU campus with the lots on campus labeled. 278 Babcock is labeled (B) on the map. There is a $10 flat rate for parking.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at buka@bu.edu. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you soon and seeing you all there!


2017 Results

Individuals Beginner

  1. Lary Yau (New York University)
  2. Shogo Senda (New York University)
  3. Ryan Shimizu (Boston University)

Individuals Advanced

  1. Sung Hun Choi (New York University)
  2. Hiroki Kawai (Boston University)
  3. Chris Yoon (New York University)

Alumni Team

  1. Team Brian: Shun Aizawa, Iggy Choi, and Brian Joo

King of the Hill + Teams

  1. New York University A
  2. Boston University A
  3. Boston University C & New York University B

Past Results

2016 Individuals

  1. Sung Hun Choi (New York University)
  2. Kaoru Mukai (New York University)
  3. Kryz Kruzel (New York University) & Lukas Missik (Harvard)

2016 Teams

  1. New York University A
  2. Brown University
  3. New York University B & New York University D

2015 Individuals

  1. Sung Hun Choi (New York University)
  2. Keishi Okazai (Brown)
  3. Tucker Whetten (New York University) & Dennis Sun (Harvard)

2015 Teams

  1. Harvard University
  2. Boston University A
  3. New York University A & Brown University

2014 Individuals:

  1. Gene Li (New York University)
  2. Philip Kwon (Garden State Kendo)
  3. Sungha Park (New York University) & Jessica Alexandria (Boston University)

2014 Teams:

  1. New York University A
  2. Boston University A
  3. New York University B &  Brown University A

2013 Individuals:

  1. Matthew Yang (Rutgers University)
  2. Alexander Yoon (Cambridge Kendo Club)
  3. John Yi (Boston University) & Shawn Shou (Boston University)

2013 Teams:

  1. Boston University A
  2. Rutgers University mixed
  3. Brown University A & Boston University B

2013 Kachinuki (King-of-the-Hill):

  1. Cambridge Kendo Club
  2. Rutgers University mixed
  3. Boston University A & Brown University A

2012 Teams:

  • 1st – Boston Unversity A
  • 2nd – Harvard University A
  • 3rd – Katsu & Friends

2012 Kachinuki (King-of-the-Hill):

  • 1st – Harvard University C
  • 2nd – Boston University D
  • 3rd – Katsu & Friends