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British Kendama Association

Kendama: "Elegant Simplicity. Infinite Complexity. Ultimate Fun."

Welcome to the BKA: the ultimate resource for all kendama-related information. You'll find the all latest kendama news, and a wealth of other info on the pages linked below. If you're completely new to the Japanese skill-toy that is kendama,
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EKO 2015 - UK!

This year's EKO is being organised by...
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..the British Kendama Association.

EKO home - Travel info - Kendama Camp info - Competition info

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Kendama Camp: ~12:00GMT Aug 11th - ~12.00GMT Aug 14th

The EKO will be based in Leeds, Yorkshire, UK. There will be a mid-week Kendama Camp in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, for players to socialise, relax, and of course play lots of kendama.

Kendama Camp will take place in the Yorkshire Dales, approx. 1 hour north-west of Leeds.
(Between Skipton/Otley/Keighley)
The site has plenty of camping and kendama space, plus a barn for relaxing/cooking/eating.
Toilets and showers are, of course, provided!
You will need to bring a tent, or else arrange your own accommodation offsite. (You may not sleep in the barn.)

REGISTRATION FOR KENDAMA CAMP IS NOW OPEN! Please download one of these files....
ENG: .txt or .docx <--right click, save file,
JPN: .txt or .docx <--right click, save file,
...., complete it and email it back to us as early as you can.
Kendama Camp is £70 GBP, and includes 3 days/nights at the camp, food,
and a place on a coach from(Tues)/to(Fri) Leeds.
Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult (21+).

Warm-Up Tour
9th August: Early arrivals (Arrive in Leeds)
10th August: Leeds Day (Arrive in Leeds)
11th August: Leave Leeds on the kendamacoach --> Kendama Camp! (~1 hour journey)
11-14th: Social fun times @ Kendama Camp
14th August: Leave Kendama Camp on the kendamacoach --> Leeds
The Competitions
15th August: European Kendama Open, Menston, West Yorkshire
16th August: Kendama Games park session, Leeds, and goodbyes
(17th August: late Goodbyes!)

Approx Schedule:
Tuesday: Leave Leeds at ~1pm on a coach, and arrive at camp. Set up tents, relax, play.
Weds-Thurs: Fun stuff!
Friday: Get up, brunch, clear up, then leave on a coach back to Leeds.
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