Events

This is a non-exhaustive list of karate and kobudo related events supposed to be held in 2017 in Okinawa. The major new updates are mentioned in bold letters.

All information is based on past years schedules and is subject to change without notice. Also, many events are announced publicly a month prior the actual event. Therefore, if you need more details or want to know if there is another event not listed below for a specific month, please contact us.

(Updated in November 2016)

Month Event name Organizer
 January  Pref. Budokan New Year’s beginning of training  Okinawa Pref. Martial Arts Liaison Council
 January  Ryuei-ryu karate tournament  Okinawa Ryuei-ryu Ryuho-kai
 January  Worldwide Seminar in Tokyo
  Okinawa Prefecture Government
 February  Tomigusuku City Tournament  Tomigusuku City Athletic Association
 February  SHS Spring Champs  Okinawa Pref. SHS Athletics Federation
 February  Okinawa Pref. Uechi-ryu Youth Tournament  Tournament Executive committee
 February  Annual Demonstration  Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
 March  100 Kata Challenge (Kobudo)  Challenge Okinawa
 April  Okinawa Karate Kobudo Youth Tournament  Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Rengokai
 April  Okinawa Goju-ryu Karatedo Kyokai Champs  Okinawa Goju-ryu Karatedo Kyokai
 April  CFA Seminars  CFA/Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Rengokai
 April  Senior High School Spring Tournament  Okinawa Pref. SHS Athletics Federation
 April  Junior High School Spring Tournament  Okinawa Pref. JHS Athletics Federation
 April  University student Tournament  Okinawa Pref. University Karate Federation
 May  Okinawa Shorin-ryu Tournament  Okinawa Shorin ryu Karatedo Association
 May  Youth Karate Tournament  Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
 May  Okinawa SHS Interhigh Champs  Okinawa Pref. SHS Athletics Federation
 May  Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Champs  Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Federation
 June  All Ryukyu Full Contact Open Tournament  Okinawa Shorinryu Ryukyukan Federation
 June  Sport Youth Karatedo Tournament  Okinawa Pref. Athletic Association
 July  Okinawa Times Youth Tournament  Okinawa Times Newspaper
 July  Karate-Do Championship Tournament  Okinawa Karatedo Association
 August  Oshukai Summer Seminar  World Oshukai Federation
 September  Naha City Karate Kobudo Champs  Naha City Karatedo Federation
 September  Okinawa SHS Champs  Okinawa Pref. SHS Athletics Federation
 September  Naha City Karatedo Champs  Naha City Karate Kobudo Rengokai
 October  CFA Seminars  CFA/Okinawa Pref. Karatedo Rengokai
 October  SHS Rookies Tournament  Okinawa Pref. SHS Athletics Federation
 October  Naha Giant Tug of War (Karate demo)  Naha City / Naha Giant Tug of War society
 October   Junior High School Autumn Tournament  Okinawa Pref. JHS Athletics Federation
 October  “Day of Karate” events  Okinawa Prefecture Government & others
 November  Karate 1- Premier League Okinawa Tournament  World Karate Federation
 November  Okinawa Prefecture Sport Festival  Okinawa Pref. Athletic Association
 December  JHS Rookies Tournament  Okinawa Pref. JHS Athletics Federation
 December  School Demonstration tournament   Okinawa Shogaku Jr. & Sr. High School
 December  Uruma Wakashishi Cup  Cup Executive Committee