The BKA currently approves the following models of kendama for use in competitions/gradings:
Only standard paint finishes are accepted, unless otherwise stated. No sticky/tacky formulas.
Sunrise: Standard/metallic/Neon finish.
Play: 2012 & later models. 2011 "vinyl sticker seal" not approved.
Sweets: 2015 F3/2014 Focus. Standard and stained models only.
Tribute: Standard and Translucent paint finishes.
Krom: Standard model Naturals only.
Su Lab: Naturals only.
Nativ: Uncoated naturals only.
Please note that kendamas bearing a JKA "recommended product" seal
now approved for competition or grading use.
JKA "recommended product" seal (note the extra text at the top):
|For all models above, only single paint colours, or 1 colour with a single horizontal stripe are accepted.
||NEW! For all models above, any pattern on the tama is accepted.
|For all models above, only single wood type kens are accepted.
||NEW! For all models above, any wood/woods combination is accepted.
Only one kendama may be used by a competitor. Competitors must own their own kendama.
Deutsche Übersetzung der Kendama Zulassung