ANNUAL AKR IAIDO JODO CHAMPIONSHIPS


ANNUAL AUSTRALIAN IAIDO JODO CHAMPIONSHIPS and

SEMINAR WEEK LISTING from 1991 – 2014

(including proposed listings for 2014-2018, subject to change by AKR)


Year


Iai


Jo


Dates

Championship /related event


Venue – location

 

1991

 

 

27 Jan 1991

1991 Australian iaido development seminar

ANU Sports Union, Canberra ACT

1992  

1

 

30 Nov - 1 Dec 1991

1992 Inaugural Australian Iaido Championship

1992 Annual iaido seminar

NSW Soccer Federation State Hqs,Sydney,NSW

1992

 

 

 

Australian Iaido Board formed

 

1993  

2

 

23-24 Jan 1993

2nd Australian Iaido Championship

1993 Annual Iaido seminar

Parklea,

New South Wales (NSW)

1994  

3

 

29-30 Jan 1994

3rd Australian Iaido Championship

1994 Annual Iaido seminar

ANU Sports Union,  Canberra, ACT

1995  

4

 

28-29 Jan 1995

4th Australian Iaido Championship

1995 Annual Iaido seminar

ANU Sports Union, Canberra, ACT

1996  

5

 

26-28 Jan 1996

5th Australian Iaido Championships

1996 Annual Iaido seminar

De La Salle College, Bankstown NSW

1997  

6

 

24-26 Jan 1997

6th  Australian Iaido Championship

1997 Annual Iaido seminar

De La Salle College, Bankstown NSW

1997

JP 

 

March

1997

1st World Iaido Congress (preceded 10th World Kendo Championships held 27-30Mar)

Heian Shrine and Kyu Butokuden, Kyoto, Japan

1998  

7

 

23-25 Jan 1998

7th Australian Iaido Championship

1998 Annual Iaido seminar

De La Salle College, Bankstown, NSW

1999  

8

 

23-25 Jan 1999

8th Australian Iaido Championships and

1999 Annual Iaido seminar

De La Salle College, Bankstown NSW

2000  

9

 

23-25 January

 2000

9th Aust. Iaido Championship

2000 Annual Iaido seminar

Inaugural Jodo Seminar

Jodo Board formed

Kenshikan Dojo,

Melbourne,

Victoria

2001 

10

1

January

2001

10th Australian Iaido Champ.,

1st Jodo Championship and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Perth,

Western Australia

2002

11

2

20-26 January 2002

11th Australian Iaido Championships

2nd Jodo Championships and
annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Hobart,

Tasmania

2003

12

3

21-27 January

2003

12th Australian Iaido Champ.,

3rd Jodo Championship and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Surfers Paradise, Queensland,

2004

13

4

January

2004

13th.Australian Iaido

4th Jodo Championships and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Melbourne,

Victoria

2005

14

5

January 2005.

 

14th Australian Iaido Champ.,

5th Jodo Championships and annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Perth,

Western Australia

 2005

UK 

 

14 - 18
August

2005

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week and

2nd World International Iaido Seminar & Taikai

Brighton,

England

2006

15

6

23-29 January

2006

15th Australian Iaido Champ.,

6th Jodo Championships and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Wollongong,

NSW

2007

16

7

January

2007

16th Australian Iaido Champ.,

7th Jodo Championships

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Hobart,

Tasmania

2008

17

8

21-27, January

 2008

17th Australian Iaido Champ.,

8th Jodo Championships and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Tallebudgera Leisure Centre, Gold Coast,  Queensland

2009  

18 

9

19-25 January

2009

18th Australian Iaido Champ.,

9th Jodo Championships and

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

ANU Sport and Recreation Association, Canberra, ACT

2010  

 

19

 

10 

 

18-24

January

2010

19th Australian Iaido Championship and 10th Jodo Championships and annual iaido-jodo seminar week

Leisurelife Centre, Victoria Park, Perth,

West. Australia

2011

20

11

17-23

January

2011

20th Australian Iaido Champ.,

11th Jodo Championships

annual iaido-jodo seminar week

National Indoor Netball & Hockey Centre, Melbourne Victoria

2012

21

12

23-29

January

2012

21st Australian Iaido and

12th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week

Hornsby, Sydney, New South Wales.

2013

22

13

14-20

January

2013

22nd Australian Iaido and

13th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week

Hobart, Tasmania


2014

23

14

13-19

January

2014

23rd Australian Iaido and

14th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week

Gold Coast, Queensland

2015

24

15

19-26

January

2015

24th Australian Iaido and

15th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week

Australian Capital Territory

2016

25

16

18-25

January

2016

25th Australian Iaido and

16th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week


2017

26

17

16-23

January

2017

26th Australian Iaido and

17th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week


2018

27

18

15-22

January

 2018

17th Australian Iaido and

18th Jodo Championships

Annual Iaido and Jodo seminar week


Note:  The above listing is based on Australian Kendo Renmei endorsed records and planning (last advice January 2014). Early records from the Sydney Iaido Club (the club that originally founded the AIC with the assistance of Dr Yahiko Kadono sensei), were published for the AKR in the book: "Australian Iaido Championships 1991-1999 The First Decade" (ISBN 0 9586408 2 3), 1999.

Australian Iaido Technical Advisors (from All Japan Kendo Federation):
1991-1999: Dr. KADONO Yahiko, Kyoshi (7th dan Iaido), from Chiba.
2000-present: ODA Katsuo, Hanshi (8th dan Iaido and 7th dan Kendo) from Shizoaka.

Australian Jodo Technical Advisor:
2000-present: NAGAYAMA Kuniaki, Kyoshi (7th dan Jodo, Iaido and Kendo) from Sendai.