19th yordan's Invitational Championships

May 13th -2017 @ mmu high school, Jericho, vt

2017 Black Belt Grand Champion Results:

Women's Adult Black Belt Patterns: Lizzy Townes                                                                Women's Adult Black Belt Sparring: Amanda Meltzer                                                               Men's Adult Black Belt Patterns: Colin Crawford                                                                       Men's Adult Black Belt Sparring: Frederick Lapan                                                                      Super Grand Champion Patterns: Lizzy Townes

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Our annual tournament features awesome competition with competitors from VT, NH, NY, MA, and Canada. We have been honored in the past to have demonstrations from the award winning Norwich Cadet Rifle Guard, the Burlington Taiko Drummers, and local masters performing for the crowd. We offer 12 Grand Championships in Patterns, Point Sparring, Weapons, and the Trophy for "Competitor of the Day". Come earn medals, trophies, and meet great people. Events held are Patterns (forms, kata, tul, poomse), Point Sparring, Board Breaking, & Weapons. We also offer professional sports photography on site, martial arts gear an apparel, and finally our newest event........the SUPER GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP! This is where the Patterns winner of Adult Women Black Belt, Adult Men Black Belt, and Jr. Black Belt face off for Patterns Supremacy that day!


2016 Tournament Recap

Our three 2016 tournaments were a massive success.

  • On March 12, 2016 – Governor's Cup hosted by Master Phillip Snyder, St. Albans Town School, St. Albans, VT
  • April 9, 2016 - Spring Open Championships hosted by Grand Master Rick Dunlavey, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT

  • May 14, 2016 - Yordan's Open Championships hosted my Master Leonard Yordan, MMU High School, Jericho, VT

 

Mr. Thomas Montgomery - 2016 Super Grand Champion at Yordan's Invitational Championships. Well done young man!

The one and only Elise Keroack! I affectionately title this pic "Destruction From Above" and you do not want to be on the receiving end of this Downward (Axe) kick.