On March 11th, almost all Belgian kendo dojo had their annual rendez-vous in Forest-Vorst for the Belgian “Open” Kendo Championships. This tournament is open for all members of BKR & VKIJF which are at least registered for one year and not taking part in any other national championship.
Three individual categories (Junior, Ladies & Men) as well as a tournament is organized in a one day long event.
This year, 10 juniors, 13 ladies, 81 men & 17 teams took part.
2012 Champion at Juniors: Sara VAN LAECKEN (Kenseikan)
2012 Champion at Ladies: Annick POLLET (Isshin Dotai)
2012 Champion at Men: Stefan VAN BOVEN (Seishinkan)
2012 Team Champion: KOJIKA