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Frequently asked questions


What is the CNIC?

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.

I am not a member of the Canadian Kendo Federation, may I still participate?

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.

Can I watch the event?

Yes. Off limit areas will be clearly marked. Please be respectful to the participants and organizers.

How can I volunteer?

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.

What's the dress code for the banquet?

The dress code will be business casual. No shorts, t-shirts, or flip-flops.


Where can I park?

Parking is free in all the John Abbott Campus. Parking also available in the surrounding streets.

How can I get to the tournament/seminar without a car?

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:

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:

The nearest train station is Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue station, about a 15-20 minute walk from the college. More info:

Please note that transit schedules may differ on the holiday Monday.

Coming from out of town?

Please click here for lodging recommendations

Would you like to attend the banquet?

Please click here for more information

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