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2018. 43rd Australian Kendo Championships, Seminar and Grade Exam.

The New South Wales Kendo Association is proud to be the host of the 43rd Australian Kendo Championships in 2018.

We welcome you to our vibrant city and look forward to your participation in this important Kendo event in the AKR calendar.

Please find below information of the championships, seminar & grading for those who would like to make early travel and accommodation arrangements to travel to Sydney for this event.

SCHEDULE

Friday 30 March 2018 – Referees’ seminar, AKR Annual General Meeting

Saturday 31 March 2018 – 43rd AKC – Competition Day 1/ Welcome Dinner

Sunday 1 April 2018 – Competition Day 2

Monday 2 April 2018 – Seminar

Tuesday 3 April 2018 – Seminar

Wednesday 4 April 2018 – AKR Kendo Dan Grading Examination. Details here, when confirmed.

VENUE

PCYC Auburn, Wyatt Park, Church St, Lidcombe, NSW. https://www.pcycnsw.org.au/auburn/ Google map. Near to the multicultural suburbs of Lidcombe and Auburn in Sydney.

The centre is a 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive from either Lidcombe or Auburn Stations.

Venue Access by public transport: https://transportnsw.info/#/

Opal card. You can use an Opal card to get around on all modes of public transport in NSW. Opal card is a smartcard ticket that you keep, reload and reuse to pay for travel on public transport. https://www.opal.com.au

Distance from Sydney Domestic Airport: Train 60 min/ Car 44 min/ Taxi $60-$85

Distance from Central Railway Station: Train 40 min/ Car 45 min/ Taxi $48-$70

Registration 

Registrations are due by 11 February 2018. Registration will managed by states.

Accommodation options

Liberty Plains Motor Inn (budget)

5 Olympic Drive, Lidcombe Sydney NSW 2141

T: (02) 9649 6554  E: contact@libertymotorinn.com.au  W: http://www.libertymotorinn.com.au

 

Lidcombe Motor Inn (budget)

17 Taylor Street Lidcombe Sydney NSW 2141

T: 02 9646 5799  E: info@lidcombemotorinn.com.au  W: http://lidcombemotorinn.com.au

 

Ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park (budget)

8 Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

T: 02 96483862  E: h6582-re@accor.com  W: https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6582-ibis-budget-sydney-olympic-park/index.shtml

 

Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park (business)

Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

T: 02 87621700  E: h6411@accor.com  W: http://www.pullmansydneyolympicpark.com.au

 

Quest at Sydney Olympic Park (business)

6 Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

T: 02 9033 2000 W: http://www.questapartments.com.au/properties/nsw/sydney-olympic-park/quest-at-sydney-olympic-park/overview

 

Novotel Hotels & Resorts Sydney Olympic Park (business)

Olympic Boulevard & Herb Elliott Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

T: 02 8762 1111  E: h2732@accor.com  W: http://www.novotelsydneyolympicpark.com.au

 

Ibis Sydney Olympic Park (business)

11b Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

T: 02 87621100  E: h2734@accor.com  W: http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-2734-ibis-sydney-olympic-park/index.shtml

Alternatively there are lots of accommodation options close to Central Station, Sydney. Also check out:

https://www.airbnb.com.au/ – rent unique places to stay from local hosts

http://www.booking.com/ – holiday homes, apartments, resorts, hotels

http://www.stayz.com.au/ – apartments, resorts, hotels

http://www.wotif.com/ – apartments, resorts, hotels

Please email any questions you might have to secretary@nswkendo.org