Members of The Provincial Martial Arts team showed off their skills at the Calgary City Championships this past weekend.
The tournament was host to over 250 competitors from all over Western Canada.
They represented the Shuswap strongly by bringing home a total of nine gold medals, six silver, and seven bronze.
They competed in various divisions such as katas, team katas, weapon forms, and point sparring.
The team consisted of Carter Spink, Brandy Alison, Caisu, Noble, Reg Eddy, Ben Eddy, Elyssa Eddy, Danette Rampton, Houston Rampton, Kumi Fankhauser, Evan Fankhauser, Cynthia Michaud, Jenn Anderson, Denise Cullen and Kayala Kent.
All the PMA members are all now eagerly brushing up on their skills for the Shuswap Open Martial Arts tournament that will be held in Salmon Arm at the SASCU Rec Centre Auditorium on Saturday, June 4.
The competition starts at 9:15 a.m. Spectators are encouraged and all events are open to the public.
This event is a Team Canada Qualifying tournament for the World Martial Art Games that will be held in Germany later this year.