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Karate Team from the LC Valley competes in international Karate Tournament in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, Nevada- Congratulations to the 8 members of the team who traveled to the 2023 Ozawa Cup International Karate Tournament at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada this last week! The competition was held on Saturday, April 8th and had over 700 competitors from the US, Canada, Mexico, and Romania, to name a few.

Team Kata members Rachel Gall, Jade Wilke, and Jayden Henderson came home with 1st place win in the 14 and under Team Kata division.
Inland Empire AAU Karate Team Results
Anton Arthur 15-17 yr Boys Black Belt Sparring 3rd
Rachel Gall 13-14 yr Girls Advanced Weapons 3rd
13-14 yr Girls Black Belt Sparring 1st
Jayden Henderson 10-12 yr Girls Black Belt Kata 4th
Sean Peregoy 8-14 yr Boys/Girls Beginner/Intermediate Weapons 3rd
10-12 yr Boys Intermediate Sparring 2nd
Rowan Squires 8-9 yr Girls Intermediate Kata 3rd
Teagan Wilke 15-17 yr Boys Brown Belt Weapons 3rd
Jonathan Morrow 18-34 yr Mens Black Belt Kata 2nd
18-34 yr Mens Black Belt Sparring 2nd
Rachel Gall, Jade Wilke, Jayden Henderson 14 and under Team Kata 1st

Pictures and press release from Darcy Henderson (Administrative Assistant for Inland Empire AAU Karate)