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Events & Competitions

Mostly listings of BKA-organised events.
See the calendar or the forum events page for more.
See the forum Events/Comps section.


European Kendama Open 2016 - Amsterdam-Almere, Netherlands
Irish Kendama Open April 9th
British Kendama Open April 30th-May1st
Prague Winter Battle Feb 20th
Bath Jam Feb 20th
British Kendama Open 2015 - May, West London.
EKO/Kendama Camp 2015, Leeds, August

Irish Kendama Open, Mar 21st
Leicester Kendama Open 2015
EKO 2014
BKO 2014
EKO 2013
Scottish Kendama Open 2013
BKO 2013
BKA NRC 2013
BKA SRC 2012
European Kendama Open 2012
Kendama Festa!: World Kendama Championships 2012
Read Void's blog
British Kendama Open 2012
BoB, Ballring & Upchuck
BKA will be holding grading exams at Bristol BoB, Birmingham Ballring and Bath Upchuck conventions on January 21st, February 11th and 25 respectively.

BKA Northern Regional Competition 2012
The 2012 BKA Northern Regional Championships will be held at Chocfest, from 1pm on January 28th. More info here.
2011 Rome Autumn Kendama Contest (Nov 13th)
2011 Dama Fest (Nov 19th, USA)
Czech Kendama Open 2011
BKA Southern Regional Competition 2011
The 2011 BKA Southern Regional Championships will be held at Phoenix Hall, Horfield United Reform Church, 139 Muller Rd, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 9RE, from 12.30pm on October 30th. (on the corner of Muller Road and Downend Road) More info here.

European Kendama Open 2011
The 2011 British Kendama Open will be held
at the European Juggling Convention in Munich, Germany. More info here.

NAKO 2011
This year's North American Kendama Open is being held in Rochester, Minnesota as part of the IJA festival. Weds 20th July, 11am. Be there, and get your Speed Trick and your Best Trick hats on!
Kendama at WJF7
July 5-10th. "This year we're bringing in more variety and to start, two Kendama
companies will be bringing their teams of Kendama players to WJF 7.
KendamaUSA and The Kengarden will be bringing their best Kendama players
to demonstrate and give workshops and sell Kendamas! Inspired by Joe Showers and Anthony Attinello's recently observed fascination with
Kendama, we decided to bring Kendama to them, and anyone else intrigued by
this sport." More info here.
Georgia, USA: Japan disaster fundraiser comp
Danny Mason is running a fundraiser kendama tournament on Saturday April 16th in Canton Georgia. The event will run from 2-6pm at Moe's Southwest Grill, 135 Reinhardt College Parkway, Canton, Ga 30114. Email for further info.
British Kendama Open 2011
The 2011 British Kendama Open was be held
at the British Juggling Convention in Nottingham. More info here.

Kendama Artwork competition
Win a copy of the new book "Spike! Mastering the Kendama", plus some original artwork by Donald Grant. More info here.
BKA Kendama Video Competition 2010
Win a free DVD. Get the details here.
JKA Moshi Kame Competition 2010
November 14th. Email K.Cima at Kendama Revolutions for more info.
Czech Kendama Open 2010
The very first Czech kendama open will take place as a part of Prague juggling marathon 2010 which will take place at TJ Skokol Žižkov, Koněvova 19, Prague 3 at 13th of November. Contact for more info.
European Kendama Open Competition 2010
Rules and details here. Review and video here.
Dutch Kendama Open 2010
Netherlands Juggling Festival, 11am-1pm, on May 15th.
Review and results here. Rules and format exactly the same as BKO 2010.
British Kendama Open 2010
...was at the British Juggling Convention in Huddersfield. Rules and format were exactly the same as 2009. Review and results here.
British Kendama Open 2009
Read the rules and details here, read the review & results here.
See the video here.
IJA Kendama Open 2009
Best Trick (by audience vote) and Speed Trick Challenge.
More details here.
EKO 2008
See the EKO page for full details and rules, and the review page for the full story.

See the video here.
BKC 2008
The 1st BKC was held on Saturday the 29th of March 2008 at the Doncaster Dome
as a part of the British Juggling Convention. Read the competition rules & format here, the review here, and see the full results here.

Watch a video of all the BKC action here.

Stay tuned for details of further competitions!