February 27, 2009 update: Mr. Soliday attends the MMASC Awards Banquet honoring Soliday students!
Mr. Soliday pictured with Scott Carr, Soliday Purple Belt, while in the background Mr. Richard Osborn, Sr. of the MMASC announces.
Katie Carr, 2nd DAN, pictured with MMASC President David Frazier after being inducted into the MMASC Hall of Fame.
Mr. Soliday attended the MMASC Awards Banquet to participate in the celebration of an incredible 2008 tournament season. UGKA Instructor and Sensei of the Mannford Institute of Karate, Katie Carr, was honored as the top fighter in the Junior Black Belt division in the 2008 season, as well as taking 5th overall in forms competition! Kassie Carr, Soliday Purple Belt, took 2nd Place in Fighting and 3rd Place in Forms competition in 2008. Chelsea Boen, Soliday Green Belt, took 3rd Place in Fighting and 2nd Place in Forms Competition overall for the 2008 tournament season!
Katie Carr was among those also honored to be inducted into the MMASC Hall of Fame for her overall contribution to martial arts as well as her accomplishments!
After the awards ceremony, the MMASC awarded door prizes – Kassie Carr won a bicycle and t-shirt, and Katie Carr won a gas card and a free oil change!
The MMASC has been extremely gracious as UGKA members have participated throughout the 2008 tournament season. The UGKA hopes to strengthen their relationship and their standing within the MMASC in 2009!