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Lotto Winner

The winners of Lotto # 15-10286600LT drawn on March 6 at the Paradise Holy Innocent Church are as follows:

  • Grand Prize Tracy MacDonald # 3156 – $4,000.00
  • 2nd Prize Sterling Willis # 1186 – $ 500.00
  • 3rd Prize   Frank Osmond # 3317 – $ 100.00
  • 4th Prize Una Suter # 4194 – $ 100.00
  • 5th Prize Veronica Yetman # 0618 – $ 100.00
  • 6th Prize Karla Miller # 4037 – $ 100.00
  • 7th Prize Melanie Power # 4310 – $ 100.00

ALL PRIZES HAD BEEN CLAIMED.

On behalf of the entire club, we would like to thank everyone who supported the club by purchasing tickets, and as well to all the members and families that worked so hard to sell tickets over the last few months.  All monies raised will go towards the costs of team travel to the 2017 Tsuruoka (Inter)Nationals that will be held July of 2017 in Kansas, US.

Karate NL officials at the 2015 Canadian Nation Championships

Karate NL officials took part in the 2015 Canadian National Championships in Richmond, BC. from January 30 to February 1, 2015.  Tsuruoka NL would like to extend congratulations to the both Randy Carew and Steve Thorne, who successfully completed their Judge B certification in Kata and Kumite.

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Left to Right:  Randy Carew, Steve Thorne, Sempai Wing Au, and Tyler Ingram

O’Sensei Masami Tsuruoka (Jan 1929 – Oct 2014)

Tsuruoka Sensei

In it with great sadness that Tsuruoka NL announces the passing of our founder, O’Sensei Masami Tsuruoka, today, October 10, 2014 in his 85th year.  Long known as “the father of Canadian karate”, he spent his life teaching and mentoring students across Canada, and around the world.  His dedication and loyalty to the art was second to none.  As many students can attest, they felt like they were part of one big family, and his passing has had an affect on us all.

On behalf of the entire Tsuruoka NL family, our deepest condolences go out to David Tsuruoka and the Tsuruoka family.  May he rest in peace.

Messages of condolences can be sent to osensei@tsuruokakarate.com.

Cash Prize Fundraiser Winners Announced

On Sunday, June 15, 2014, the Tsuruoka NL group held the draw for its Cash Prize Fundraiser.  The winners are as follows:

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  • 1st place – K Nelder – Ticket # 1653  $2500.00
  • 2nd place – F.Fifield – Ticket # 9124  $250.00
  • 3rd Place – C. Wade – Ticket # 0518  $100.00

On behalf of the entire club, we would like to thank everyone who supported the club by purchasing tickets, and as well to all the members and families that worked so hard to sell tickets over the last few months.  All monies raised will go towards the costs of team travel to the 2015 Tsuruoka Nationals that will be held next year in Moncton, New Brunswick.

2014 USA Open / Junior International Cup Results

From April 16-20, 2014, the USA Open and the Junior International Cup Karate events where held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.  The Karate NL Provincial Team, which is comprised of members of the Tsuruoka NL family participated in the events, to which we are proud to share their accomplishments.

James Thorne (Tsuruoka NL) won a silver medal in 13 Boys Intermediate Kumite.

2014 USA Open Results

2014 USA Open Results

Samantha Au (Tsuruoka NL) won bronze in 14-15 Advanced Kumite (+50kg)

2014 USA Open Results

2014 USA Open Results

Steve Thorne (Tsuruoka NL) won bronze in the 35-44 Male Int/Adv Kumite

2014 USA Open Results

2014 USA Open Results

Finally, Tyson Besso (Avalon Karate) won bronze in the 12-13 Advanced Kumite

2014 USA Open Results

2014 USA Open Results

We would also like to congratulate Andrew Au, Christoper Au, Brooke Peyton and Thomas Hiscock, who all competed.  While you did not place in the final medal standings, you represented the Tsuruoka NL organization in fine style.