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Calendar Of Events

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Sunday Kendo training recommences on 6th January 2002 at 8am.
Monday training back to normal from 6:30pm(to start for 7pm) to 8pm.
Remember: PCYC memberships are due.

Gold Coast Grading and Shiai Seminar

Ashmore PCYC Gold Coast

2nd Weekend in February

9th and 10th of February.
Selection of Qld. team for nationals at Easter in Melbourne.

Taking the PCYC bus. Meet at Stephen's place to leave at 7am.

Gold Coast Training Sessions

These should be periodic events. Dates to be advised

Gold Coast Training Sessions

May 26th.

The PCYC bus has been booked.
Limited seating so let us know if you are interested.

Be at Stephen place at 6am

There will still be training at the PCYC on the Sunday.

Devil will be taking the class for those that want to train and are unable to make the Gold Coast trip.

Winter Grading and Seminar

Cairns North Queensland
2nd Weekend in June -

This is to be held in Cairns.

Queen's Birthday weekend.
June 8/9.
Saturday 8th June - 6:30pm to 9pm Welcome dinner
At Charlie’s (Acacia Court Hotel, Esplanade).
Sunday 9th June - 9am Start - Finish around 5pm.

School Holiday training times.

Sunday training is as normal.
Monday nights are shorter than normal.
From around 5:30/6pm - 7pm.
There will be only Kata training.

School holiday period is over.

Monday Night training is back to normal.
Monday night from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.
Sunday morning 7:30am - 10:00am

Gold Coast Training Session

28th July

Limited seating so if interested get in early.

Sorry a bit late with the update.
We wish to leave Toowoomba by 6:00am from Stephen's place.

There will still be training at the PCYC on the Sunday.

Devil will be taking the class for those that want to train and are unable to make the Gold Coast trip.

Queensland Championships

Rockhampton Central Qld.

2nd Weekend in September.
14th and 15th.

Doug Griffith has organised a bus that will be leaving from Brisbane on Friday morning, 13th.

Bookings for the State Championships in Rockhampton have been made as

22 seater (with luggage trailer) will depart from the Nerang Community Hall
at 9:30 am on Friday 13 September

Next stop will be Churchie(Brisbane), which should be around 10:30 - 11:00 am

This should get us to Rockhampton around dinner time Friday evening

Southside Holiday Village
Lower Dawson Road (Bruce Highway)

4 Villas have been booked, which will accommodate 20 people in total.

A booking has been made for Friday and Saturday evenings.  Linen is
provided - all you will need to bring are personal items (and clothes...)

Venue - Please note this has been changed:

Glenmore State High School
Cnr Bruce Highway & Farm Street
North Rockhampton

Cost (per person):

Bus (including fuel cost), Accommodation & Venue hire - $150.00
Accommodation & Venue hire only - $75.00

Meals and incidentals are at your own expense.

I will be collecting this fee from each person on the Friday as you enter
the bus.  (This is necessary because I have to pay for everything with it
throughout the weekend...)

Please notify me ASAP if you are intending to attend and have not told me as
yet.  There are PLENTY of spaces left on the bus.

Doug's E-mail

School Holiday training times.

Just want to mention that since the school holidays are here again,
the PCYC closes earlier in the evenings.

So on Monday nights there will be training from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm
but only in kata.

Sunday morning training is not affected.  

Normal Monday night training time (6.30/7.00 pm  - 8:30 pm) be
back 7th October.

Monday night training time is back to normal.

October 13, Warwick

On the 13th October a Sunday class will be held in Warwick.
The club has been asked to do a demonstration for Scott's College (I think).
So we will conduct a class there instead for those that can attend.
We are traveling on the PCYC bus.
Leaving Stephen's place at 8 am.
Aim to start in Warwick at 9:30 am.
Will probably go to about 12 pm or so.

Devil will be still be conducting a class at the PCYC on this Sunday for those not going to Warwick.

South Qld. Grading Weekend and AGM. Toowoomba

Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December...
Sorry for any inconvenience.



A seminar and grading will be held by the Queensland Kendo Renmei Inc. 
in Toowoomba on the weekend of Saturday 30 November and 
Sunday 1 December 2002.

The Annual General Meeting of the Renmei will also be held on the 
Sunday afternoon.

The venue for this seminar and grading is as follows:

Saturday:	Groom Park Hall
		Neil Street (opposite St Patrick’s Cathedral)

Sunday:	        Police Citizens Youth Club
                219A James Street
                TOOWOOMBA  QLD 4350

Gradings will be available on this occasion for kyu grades only in 
Kendo and Iaido.  Details of fees payable will be available on the day.  
Candidates are reminded that only those persons with current membership 
of the QKR will be permitted to attempt a grading on Sunday.  
All candidates should be in attendance by 9:00 am Sunday morning.

It is strongly suggested that all candidates for the grading also attend 
the Saturday sessions, as matters covered will have a direct bearing on 
the grading.

The seminar will cover Kendo and Iaido.  A timetable for the weekend’s 
activities is attached.

Please note that accommodation is not available at the venue.  Individual 
arrangements will have to be made. 

On behalf of the QKR executive I thank you for your participation in these 
events in the past, and hope to see you at this seminar.

Doug Griffith

SATURDAY TIMETABLE:			(held at Groom Park Hall)

The structure of the seminar will be determined by the sensei, however 
the Kendo component will likely include Kihon & waza practice,  uchikomi 
& Kakari-geiko, Shiai-geiko and Ji-geiko.  Iaido will cover the Seitei-Iai 
series with the possibility of Koryu training as well, in preparation for 
the Australian Iaido and Jodo Championships to be held on the Gold Coast 
in January 2003.

9:00 – 10:30		Session 1		KENDO  

10:30 – 10:45	        break

10:45 – 12:30		session 2		KENDO  

12:30 – 1:30		lunch

1:30 - 	3:00		session 3		two classes - either:

                                                KENDO or IAIDO

3:00 – 3:15		break

3:15 – 4:30		session 4		two classes - either:

                                                KENDO or:  IAIDO

SUNDAY TIMETABLE:				(held at Toowoomba PCYC)

 9:00 -  9:15		Registration 



11:30			KENDO

12:30			lunch


3:00			JI-GEIKO

4:00			Close

Close of Kendo Train for this year 2002.
Toowoomba Kendo will recommence training on Sunday 5 January 2003.

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Will see you all Next Year.