January 19, 2008 update: Soliday student Chelsea Boen and Soliday Black Belt
Katie Carr win at the 2008 Kick-off Tournament for the Oklahoma Karate Association!
Chelsea Boen, Soliday white belt, took 1st Place in Fighting and 1st Place in Forms competition in the 16-17 year old Beginners Division at the Oklahoma Karate Association Tournament in Purcell, Oklahoma. Katie Carr, 1st DAN, took 2nd Place in Fighting and 2nd Place in Forms competition amidst a large group of competitors. The OKA January Kick-off tournament is a double points tournament, providing twice the normal points awarded for championship wins for those competitors who are OKA members. At the end of the year, the OKA awards their state titles for the champions of the year. The OKA 2007 Awards Banquet has been set for February 9, 2008 where Soliday Black Belt Katie Carr, 1st DAN will be awarded her titles as 2007 State Champion.