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2019. 44th Australian Kendo Championships, Seminar and Dan Grade Exam.

The Western Australian Kendo Renmei is proud to host the 44th Australian Kendo Championships in Perth, 2019. We invite you to Perth to attend this important event in the AKR calendar. Please find below information about the championships, seminar & grading for those who would like to make early travel and accommodation arrangements.

Registration information and a full Event Information Pack will be sent to all states in early January. State registrations will be due by 17th February 2019.

Event dates

Friday 19th April 2019 Referees’ seminar
Saturday 20th April 2019 44th AKC – Competition Day 1 / Welcome Dinner
Sunday 21st April 2019 – 44th AKC – Competition Day 2
Monday 22nd April 2019 – Seminar
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 – Seminar
Wednesday 24th April 2019 – AKR Dan Grading Examination. Exam information is here.

The venue

The Leisurelife Centre, 34 Kent St, East Victoria Park
https://www.victoriapark.wa.gov.au/Around-town/Facilities/Leisure-centres/Leisurelife

Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/anAnC1UNhMA2

Leisurelife is located in East Victoria Park, a suburb east of the Perth central city near the busy restaurant strip of Albany Highway. The venue is a 12 minute drive from central Perth. The venue is well served by public transport. The 960 bus service connects central Perth with the venue, stopping 100m from the venue.Distance from central Perth: Bus 30 min/ Car 12 min/ Taxi $20-$30
Distance from Perth Domestic Airport: Car 15 min/ Taxi $25-$35.

Accommodation

There is limited accommodation in East Victoria Park, but nearby South Perth and Burswood have accommodation options. Central Perth has a large number of accommodation options.
Some mid to low price accommodation options include:
Metro Hotel – mid price
61 Canning Hwy, South Perth WA 6151
(08) 9367 6122
https://metrohotels.com.au/perth-hotels/

Comfort Hotel – mid price
Address: 200 Hay St, East Perth WA 6004
Phone: (08) 9220 7000
https://www.perthcityhotel.com.au/

Great Southern Hotel
Address: 15 Robinson Ave, Northbridge WA 6003
Phone: (08) 9328 0000

City Waters Lodge
Address: 118 Terrace Rd, Perth WA 6000
Phone: 1800 999 030

City Perth Backpackers Hostel
Address: 5 Fitzgerald St, Northbridge WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9227 9146

Alternatively, please see:
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 Courtney Babb, chair of the organising committee: cbabb73@yahoo.com.au

Kind regards,
2019 AKC Organising Committee