The 23rd Annual Shiai Invitational Karate Tournament was held at the Pembroke Sunday School attracted more competitors than in recent years.
The Adult Grand Champions were Talia Iris and Anthony Leader in both Forms and Weapons.
Junior Forms Grand Champions were Tre Simmons (Novice Boys), Aidan Eatherley (Intermediate Boys), Kentaro Bean (Weapons), Arima Turner (Novice Girls), and Milahn Powell (Intermediate Girls).
There were several walkover victories in sparring, but in actively contested categories the first place finishers were Lucas Davis (Boys 5-7), Aidan Eatherley (Boys 8-9), and Naomi Butterfield (Girls 5-7).
Competitors Andrea McKey, Callahj Simons, Khwai Mendoza, Amiel Trott and Dominique Butterfield were recognized for having represented BKO in January in Washington.