The Canadian National Iaido Championships is a tri-annual tournament inviting iaidoka from all over Canada to participate in friendly competition. Every 3 years, the event will be held in another part of Canada, rotating between East and West coast.
Non-Canadians are accepted for the seminar, but must be a member of a federation under the IKF. The tournament is only open to Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, and permanent residents.
Yes. Off limit areas will be clearly marked. Please be respectful to the participants and organizers.
All Iaido students are strongly encouraged to participate. If an injury prevents you from competing, we would appreciate any help you can give. Please indicate your preference in the registration form.
The dress code will be business casual. No shorts, t-shirts, or flip-flops.
Parking is free in all the John Abbott Campus. Parking also available in the surrounding streets.
From Montreal, the most direct transit method is to take bus #211 which runs on weekends from Lionel Groulx metro station all the way to John Abbott college. For more info about the route: http://www.stm.info/en/info/networks/bus/local/line-211-west
From the recommended hotel, the bus #7 will go from Vaudreuil (the closest stop to the hotel is near Cage-Aux-Sports) to the college. For more information: http://www.citlapresquile.qc.ca/circuit/7/
The nearest train station is Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue station, about a 15-20 minute walk from the college. More info: https://www.amt.qc.ca/en/trip-planner/sainte-anne-de-bellevue-station
Please note that transit schedules may differ on the holiday Monday.