2020  -  Year of the Rat

 

JANUARY

FIRST CLASS OF THE YEAR

  • January 3rd (Friday)
  • 6PM
  • Children and Adults combined
  • There will be no other class

 

SO HONBU DOJO BELT TESTING (KYU)

  • January 18th (Saturday)
  • 1PM - Children Karate
  • 2:30PM - Iaido
  • Jacksonville, FL

 

15TH ANNUAL SO HONBU DOJO CONSTRUCTION ANNIVERSARY

  • January 25th (Friday)
  • Late Soke Masaharu Sakimukai's birthday

 


APRIL

USA CHINTOKAN 40TH ANNIVERSARY
& ANNUAL SO BUDO KAI SPRING GASSHUKU

  • April 30th (Thursday) - Welcome Party
  • May 1st (Friday) - AM Training / Group Activity
  • May 2nd (Saturday) - All Day Training
  • May 3rd (Sunday) - Farewell Party
  • Newark, Delaware
  • For more information - Contact Renshi D.Chandlee

 


MAY

SO HONBU DOJO BELT TESTING (KYU)

  • May 16th (Saturday)
  • 1PM - Children Karate
  • 2:30PM - Adults
  • Jacksonville, FL

 


JUNE 

SUMMER ELITE CAMP

  • June 8th (Monday) Starts
  • July 24th (Friday) Ends

 


JULY

10TH ANNUAL SOKE MEMORIAL GASSHUKU
SO BUDO KAI DAN GRADING

  • July 9th (Thursday) - Welcome Party
  • July 10th (Friday) - Gravesite Visit - Group Activity - Demonstration/Seminar
  • July 11th (Saturday) -  All Day Seminar - Dinner Celebration at Maggiano's 
  • July 12th (Sunday) - Farewell Party

 


SEPTEMBER

SO HONBU DOJO BELT TESTING (KYU)

  • September 12th (Saturday)
  • 1PM - Children Karate
  • 2:30PM - Iaido
  • Jacksonville, FL

 


OCTOBER

SO BUDO KAI JAPAN TOUR V (Hopeful as of February 24th, 2020)

  • October 14th ~ 24th
  • Observing the US Travel Advisory

 


DECEMBER

ANNUAL DOJO DAY

  • December 5th (Saturday)
  • 9am ~ 2pm
  • Dojo Project Day
  • No Class
  • Maintenance and Clean inside and outside of the Dojo

 

END OF THE YEAR PARTY

  • Date yet determined

 

LAST CLASS OF THE YEAR

  • December 26th (Saturday) 
  • 10 AM
  • Children and Adults combined 
  • There will be no other class

 


SO HONBU DOJO OBSERVES THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS
Jacksonville, FL

"New Year's Eve and Day"  -  "Memorial Day"  -  "Independence Day (4th of July)"  -  "Labor Day"  -  "Thanksgiving Day & Friday"  -  "Christmas Eve and Day"

ADDITIONALLY - It is a Japanese custom to close the Dojo for the New Year from "Last Class of the Year" to "First Class of the Year"