Tracy’s Karate-Ju-Jitsu students from the Yarmouth dojo recently participated in the 98th annual Karate Tournament in Bucksport. Approximately 150 competitors from all over Maine and Canada vied for championship trophies. These children and adults train with Sensei Kristy Tracy Dawes of Yarmouth. Sensei Eric Tracy was promoted to 8th degree black belt and Sensei Cameron Sarchi was promoted to 2nd degree black belt.
Front row from left: Afton Mick (1st place), Caroline Tracy (3rd place), Archie Vine (1st place), Zack Worthen, Hunter Chittum and Theo Fahlgren.
Second Row: Rogers Crowley (2nd place), Zack Travers, Noah Miller (3rd place), James Crowley (2nd place), Megan Estabrook (3rd place), Jeffrey Adey (1st place), Zach Turkel (1st place), Justin Dawes, Julia Tracy (2nd place), Sensei Lauren Dawes (3rd place), Gracyn Mick and Tabitha Worthen.
Back Row: Sensei Kristy Dawes (Grand Champion and 2nd place), Sensei Eric Tracy (3rd place), Kevin Travers, Sensei Jenna Rice (3rd place), Justin Hobart (1st place), Sensei Johnathan MacArthur (1st place), Heather Kilcollins (2nd and 3rd place) and Sensei John Dawes (2nd place).
Not pictured: Sensei Cameron Sarchi (3rd place) and Sensei Kristi Sarchi (3rd place).