October 7, 2006 – Mr. Soliday attends the 1st Annual Choptoberfest
Saturday was Mark Mercer’s 1st Annual Choptoberfest Karate Tournament in Muskogee. Mr. Soliday attended and participated in judging the blackbelt competitions.
Nancy and Leon Longacre also attended the tournament, and also participated in judging the blackbelt competitions. In addition, Mr. Soliday’s student, Katie Carr,
competed in her second tournament at the advanced level. She took third place in the Forms competition. In the Fighting competition, Katie declined the
opportunity to accept first place trophy because there were no females present. Instead she chose to compete agains the male competition in the
advanced division and with the coaching of Mr. Longacre took third place in fighting.
September 20, 2006 – More pics from Promotion and Testing!
Special thanks to Judy White who is sharing her pics with anyone interested! These additional links are of various shots
during the tournament, and included are higher resolution pics.
See Additional Pics from the Testing and Promotion!