Kids compete at karate champs
Non contact (NC), Full contact (FC), Kata (K)
5 and under
Thomas Raiteri 1st NC, FC; Toby Snape 2nd NC, FC; Connor Crisp 3rd FC.
Malea Callahan 1st NC; Theresa Budd 2nd NC; Isabella Spence 3rd NC; Liam Tomas1st NC, FC; MacGregor Homes 2nd NC, FC; Ethan Raiteri 3rd NC, FC; Jonathan Heatley 1st FC; Hayden Crisp 2nd FC.
Sarah Wurr 1st NC, 2nd FC; Olivia Snape 1st FC, K, 2nd NC; Ariel Bandow 3rd NC, K; Bailey Corneal 1st NC, FC, K; Bradley Sauer 2nd NC, FC; Josh Millers 1st FC, 3rd NC; Isabella Millers 3rd FC; Dylan Godbold 2nd FC; Toby Spence 1st FC; Joel Crook 2nd FC; Thomas Fuller 1st FC; Cody Petterson 2nd FC; Regin Pratt 1st FC; Jackson Crossley 2nd FC.
Jessie Groom 1st NC; 2nd FC, K; Jennifer Millers 1st FC; 2nd NC; Monique Woodham 1st FC, K, 3rd NC; Dallas Woodham 1st NC, FC, 2nd K; Diego Alvarez 2nd NC, FC; Jarrod Connelly 1st FC, 3rd NC; Shanara Adamson 2nd FC; Ryan Stephens 1st FC, 3rd K; Gus Ward 2nd FC; Judd Pratt 1st FC; Sebastian Heatley 2nd FC; Davarntae Robertson 1st FC; Tim Snape 2nd FC; Jack Wilson 2nd FC; Adam Lindsell 2nd FC; Jacob Farrell 1st FC; Aiden Holmes 3rd FC; Samantha Diamond 3rd K.
Blake Wurr 1st NC, 3rd K; Ryan Wurr 2nd NC, 3rd FC; Daniel Harr 2nd FC, 3rd NC; Tate Hinchy 1st FC; Isacc Connelly 2nd FC; Alex Reid 1st FC, K; Aiden Rock 3rd FC; Samantha Cole 1st K.
Brodie Exelby 1st NC; Hunter Thrupp 2nd FC, NC, K; Travis Mansfield 1st FC, 3rd NC.
15 and above
Zach Smith 1st NC; Karl Nurser 2nd NC; Brandon Baillie 2nd FC, 3rd NC, K; Patrick Black 1st FC; Roderick Budd 1st K; Gemma Latter 2nd K; Josh Walker 1st K; Leah Harr 2nd K; Michael Fry 3rd K; Martina Fuchs 1st K; Nelson Woods 2nd K.
MORE than 85 karate students competed at the Whitsunday Kyokushin Karate Union Championships held at Cannonvale State School's hall on Saturday.
Competitors and officials travelled from Townsville, Rockhampton, Sarina, Mackay and Mackay to join the hosting clubs of Proserpine and Cannonvale for the action-packed event over the weekend.
There were a total of 85 competitors on the day who participated in Kata training exercises in the morning before moving on to the non contact and contact matches in the afternoon.
The championships' were thoroughly enjoyed by spectators and competitors alike and was a great opportunity for the hard working students to put months of practice into action.