Oslo Open 2020: competition and grading seminar with 5th dan grading

OSI Kendo and Oslo Kendo have the pleasure to invite you to Oslo Open 2020. This year will be a little different from earlier competitions. We will have a small grading seminar instead of team competitions on the Sunday, with gradings up to 5. Dan scheduled for after lunch. The seminar will be lead by Uwe Kumpf 7th dan Kyoshi. Satuday will be as normal, with individual competitions. 

We hope to see many old and new friends for a weekend of Kendo in Oslo. 


Time and place:

12th to 14th of June, 2020

Location: Grenseveien 60, 0579 Oslo, Norway

Registration/payment (not refundable):
 Registration and payment for both the competition + seminar and the grading will be available in late March.


Price for competition:

The registration fee is regardless of how many classes you participate in on Saturday and sunday.

Earlybird registration fee: 450 NOK.

Ordinary registration fee (price after earlybird period): 550 NOK.







Application fee/registration fee:

1.dan NOK 100/200

2.dan NOK 200/300

3.dan NOK 300/400

4.dan NOK 500/600

5.dan NOK 700/800

1. Kyu grades (only nationally) 100/100


We are happy to announce that the following Senseis will be joining us at this year's event: 

Paul Budden 7th dan kyoshi (Malta)

Kazuyo Matsuda 7th dan renshi (United Kingdom)

Uwe Kumpf 7th dan kyoshi (Germany)

Kumi Sato 7th dan (Sweden)

Gary O’Donnell 7th dan renshi (United Kingdom)

Markus Frey 7th dan kyoshi (Finland)

Chie Sakamoto-Meinberg 6th dan (Germany)


 No Lunch is provided. The venue has a general store nearby.


Sayonara party:

Will take place on Saturday the 13th of June.

The usual place: Honsan restaurant (Stortingsgata 8, 0161 Oslo)



Schedule (More detailed schedule will arrive in early April)

Friday 12th June

19:00-21:00 Good-will keiko


Satuday 13th June

09:00-12:30 Kyu, ladies and Open (pools) competition


13:30-16:00 Good-will keiko

19:00 Sayonara party


Sunday 14th June

09:00-12:00 Grading seminar with Uwe Kumpf


13:00 1-5th Dan grading


If you have any questions feel free to send an e-mail to: osloopen@kendo.osi.no