KIAI National Competition Awards 2017
34 students competed in the KIAI Grand National Isshinryu Tournament on June 24th, 2017, earning 42 awards. This included one Grand Championship win, 18 first place winners, 8 second place winners, 11 third place winners and 4 fourth place winners.
8 students earned berths in the Underbelt Grand Championships. Three earned berths in the Junior Black Belt Grand Championship, with Ram Kiru winning the Grand Prize.
Earning first place National Championship awards were: Ram Kiru (plus Grand Championship), Jachin Chung (3 wins), Khai Kowalske (2 wins), Rowan Adomaitis (2 wins), Lizzy Arnold, Ameilia Chung, Saketh Ogirala, Molly Forsyth, Trevor Adomaitis, Jesse Barrons, Nolen Klassa, Alex Wirkkala, Jessica Harrison, and Lexi Maxton.
Taking second place wins were: Lizzy Arnold (2 wins), James Takeshita, Ameilia Chung, Trevor Adomaitis, Adishvar Jeyaranjan, Khai Kowalske, and Molly Forsyth.
Earning third place finishes were: Lily Kosaka (2 wins), Teddy Donahue (2 wins), Lexi Maxton (2 wins), Ameilia Chung, Andrew Adomaitis, Molly Forsyth, Ram Kiru, and Evelyn Barrons.
Earning fourth place finishes were: Nicholas Harrison, Evelyn Barrons, Ryan Daly, and Khai Kowalske.