5th Annual "New England" 2015 Tournament Report
The 5th Annual "New England" Chinese Martial Arts Championship was held at the Fore Kicks Sports Complex in Marlborough, MA on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
More than 350 competitors participated in the event from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and as far away as Nevada,
I want to express my appreciation to all the Judges, Sifus, Competitors and Spectators that helped make this event a success. Special recognition goes out to the following Sifus and Instructors: Garry Aho, Christopher Albanese, Jason Ames, Bart Axelrod, Steven Baugh, Lisa Bernazani, William C. C. Chen, Xiaoyi Chen, Calvin Chin, Eric Cruz, Mynor Diaz, Mary Driscoll, Mai Du, Anne Dysinger, Mark Dysinger, Rob Elkind, John Ferreira, Lucas Geller, Melvin Geronimo, Jessica Grasmere, Jack Guo, Frank Hatsis. Ray Hildreth, Scott Jeffery, Joanne Jeneski, Hongsheng Jin, Stanley Jue, Malee Khow, Peter Kreitchet, Cheuk Kwong, Gary Lachapelle, Lindsay Lambert, Narcyz Latecki, Fang Chih Lee, Yon Lee, Chris Leyesa, Yao Li, Max Lord, John Loupos, Michael Macaris, Luis Martinez, Daniel Ostrow, Charles Payne, Marlon Pilossoph, Gary Renza, Anthony Roberts, Bob Rosen, Karim-Ben Saunders, Leung Shum, Matt Simpson, Andrea So, Sarah Sponzo, Katherine Strissel, Joseph Suarez, Mark Terkelson, Amy Tran, Lisandro Vega, Calvin Wang, Ariel Tyre Wesley, Lawrence Wong, Rick Wong, Alex Woo, Wen-Ching Wu, Yang Fukui, Yang Jwing-Ming, Sun Yeung, Natalie Zammito, Changjun Zhao, Lucien Zoll.
October 11, 2014 - "New England" Tournament Report
This year's 4th Annual "New England" Chinese Martial Arts Championship was held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Fore Kicks Sports Complex in Marlborough, MA.
Over 400 competitors took part in the event. We had a strong contingency from Boston and other parts of Massachusetts and from states such as: Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and from as far away as Illinois, Minnesota, Texas and Nevada.
The "New England" championship will be one of only 3 tournaments in the 2015 ICMAC schedule and the new venue will better serve the expected growing number of competitors as well as allow for more competition rings. Next year we anticipate a huge turnout!
We want to recognize all VIPs, Officials and Sifus who participated in or sent students to the event; they appear here in alphabetical order: Aaron Arden, Steven Baugh, Walter Bey, Marty Blumberg, Clarence Chan, William C. C. Chen, Yu Chen, Calvin Chin, Eric Cruz, Mynor Diaz, Mary Driscoll, Mai Du, Anne Dysinger, Mark Dysinger, Christopher Fazzio, Yang Fukui, Lucas Geller, Thomas Gohring, Jessica Grasmere, Jack Guo, Jesse Guzzetti, Suzanne Hahl, Tim Hartmann, Frank Hatsis, Ray Hildreth, Paul Ho, Thomas Ho, Eleazar Jacob, Lori Jeffery, Scott Jeffery, Joanne Jeneski, Shunmo Jin, He Jinbao, Jose Johnson, Stanley Jue, Steve Juman, Peter Kreitchet, Gary Lachapelle, Narcyz Latecki, Paula Lazarz, Hoy Lee, Adrian Li, Yao Li, John Loupos, Michael Macaris, John Morash, Daniel Ostrow, Charles Payne, Marlon Pilossoph, Bob Rosen, Karim-Ben Saunders, Luyi Shao, Sarah Sponzo, Nathan Tupper, Lisandro Vega, Michael Voss, Ariel Tyre Wesley, Rick Wong, Raymond Wong, Alex Woo, Wen-Ching Wu, Sun Yeung, Li Pei Yun, Shi Heng Zhen, Lucien Zoll,
We want to thank all the competitors who gave it their all and the spectators who were there to cheer them on.
Our gratitude goes out to Sifu Stanley Jue and his team of volunteers, their tireless work went a long way in helping make the event a success!
Special recognition goes out to Sifu Mai Du of Wah Lum Kung Fu in Malden, MA - Her students won 7 Grand Champion Awards in various categories.
With continued appreciation,
"Friendship through Martial Arts®"
2012 - "New England" Tournament Report
The 2nd Annual "New England" Kung Fu-Wushu Championship held on July 7, 2012 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center was another successful event. Despite the July 4th weekend over 300 competitors from several states turnout to participate in the event.
Competitors from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey and as far away as Colorado and California took part in the event. ICMAC is bringing people together!
Special thanks go out to Sifu Stanley Jue and his team of volunteers who worked tirelessly in helping staff the event.
Our gratitude goes out to Sifu Calving Chin and his team for the Lion Dance performance during the Opening Ceremonies.
We want to recognize all the Judges and Sifus who supported the event. They are listed here in alphabetical order: Michael Agbay, Brian Allen, Steven Baugh, Jennifer Boyle, Kevin Chan, Y Chan, Huy Chiang, Calvin Chin, Vincent Chu, Oliver Chung, Mynor Diaz, Michael DiMaggio, Jill Doherty, Mary Driscoll, Anne Dysinger, Mark Dysinger, Chris Facente, Mary Faulkner, Christopher Fazzio, Johnathan Fillipon, Ted Foster, Jack Guo, Jesse Guzzetti, Paul Ho, Scott Jeffery, Ginger Jiang, Stanley Jue, Tasos Kalaitzidis, Andrew Kisseloff, Gary Lachapelle, Narcyz Latecki, Fang Chih Lee, John Loupos, Dale McDine, John Morash, Daniel Ostrow, Robert Peck, Ling-Chuan Peng, Ted Peng, Marlon Pilossoph, Joe Rebelo, Gary Renza, Karim-Ben Saunders, Lu Shao, Arthur Soo Hoo, Sarah Sponzo, Peter Trenouth, Jason Tsou, Lisandro Vega, Zhenshen Wang, Raneff Winters, Rick Wong, Wen-Ching Wu, Nicholas Yang, Darin Yee, Natalie Zammito, Shi Heng Zhen, Lucien Zoll.
The feedback was very positive and we were happy to see many new faces. We promise to keep away from the holiday weekend next year and plan on expanding the event.
Friendship through Martial Arts®
2011 "New England" Tournament Report
The Inaugural New England Chinese Martial Arts Championship which was held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, MA on Saturday, July 30th, 2011 was a huge success.
A packed house of spectators and nearly 400 competitors from the New England states, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and as far away as Florida and Texas took part in the championship.
All the major schools from the Boston area were represented and many sent strong contingents of competitors. ICMAC has felt all along that this is an important area for Chinese martial arts and that this was an important stop on our circuit.
We were deeply moved by the strong local support and want to extend our appreciation to Stanley Jue and all his students for providing the bulk of volunteers for the event. Thanks also to Fang Chih Lee, Darin Yee and John Morash.
Following is a list of officials who judged at the event, they are listed here alphabetically: Brian Allen, Djamel Amrane, Steve Campbell, Vincent Chu, Eric Cruz, Gaetano DiGaetano, Michael DiMaggio, Mary Driscoll, Luis Duarte, Anne Dysinger, Mark Dysinger, Mary Faulkner, Ted Foster, Jake Gabriszeski, Evita Guajardo, Tim Hartmann, Scott Jefferey, Stanley Jue, Rob King, Fang Chih Lee, Yon Lee, Yao Li, Christopher Leyesa, John Loupos, Rani Matuk, Dale McDine, John Morash, Jim O’Leary, Daniel Ostrow, Charles Payne, Ling Chuan Peng, Ted Peng, Joe Rebelo, Bob Rosen, Karim-Ben Saunders, Benjamin Schofield, Arthur Soo Hoo, Sarah Spondo, Peter Trenouth, Stephen Wing, Dana Wong, Sean Wong, Larry Wong, Rick Wong, Darin Yee, Bill Yung.
The following is an additional list of Sifus that send competitors to the event: Randy Brown, Orlando Cela, Kevin Chan, Bing Chen, Calvin Chin, Christopher Fazzio, Ginger Jiang, Jiang Bang Jun, Malee Khow, Gary Lachapelle, Nguyen Lanh, Narcyz Latecki, Ray Longo, Paul Mahoney, Maxwell Moran, Min Pai, Anthony Pasquale, Rita Rose Pasquale, Timothy Perry,Gary Renza, Hugh Samples, Scott Tarbell, Lisandro Vega, Wen Ching Wu, Yang Jwing-Ming, Nicholas Yang.
We wish to thank all the Sifus, Officials, Special Guests, Competitors and Volunteers, without your efforts and hard work this tournament could not have been a success!
Friendship through Martial Arts®
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