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Recent Tournament Results

2014 IMA North Fork Karate Championship Grand Junction, CO 10/2014
 
Our 13 competitorstook 26medals !  5Gold  8Silver  13Bronze  
 
2014 USA National Karate Championships & US Team Trials Reno, NV 7/2014
 
Our 4 competitorstook 2medals !  0Gold  1Silver  1Bronze  
 
2014 Rocky Mountain Karate Championship Louisville, CO 5/2014
 
Our 11 competitorstook 17trophies !  61st    42nd    73rd      
 
2014 USA Open Karate Championship &
2014 Junior International Cup Karate Championship
Las Vegas, NV 4/2014
 
Our 13competitorstook 13medals !  0Gold  4Silver  9Bronze   
 
2013 IMA North Fork Karate Championship Grand Junction, CO 10/2013
 
Our 22 competitorstook 37medals !  10Gold  15Silver  12Bronze  
 
2013 Utah State Karate Championship and National Qualifier Park City, UT 6/2013
 
Our 27 competitorstook 31medals !  11Gold  9Silver  11Bronze  
 
2013 Rocky Mountain Karate Championship Louisville, CO 5/2013
 
Our 23 competitorstook 48trophies !  131st    132nd    183rd       4 Participation
 
2013 USA Open Karate Championship &
2013 Junior International Cup Karate Championship
Las Vegas, NV 3/2013
 
Our 15competitorstook 20medals !  3Gold  5Silver  12Bronze   
 
2012 IMA North Fork Karate Championship Grand Junction, CO 10/2012
 
Our 15 competitorstook 35medals !  ---Gold  ---Silver  ---Bronze  
 
2012 Utah State Karate Championship and National Qualifier Park City, UT 6/2012
 
Our 25 competitorstook 42medals !  8Gold  16Silver  15Bronze   3 Participation
 
2012 Rocky Mountain Karate Championship Louisville, CO 5/2012
 
Our 24 competitorstook 40trophies !  91st    122nd    133rd       6 Participation
 
2012 USA Open Karate Championship &
2012 Junior Olympics Karate Championship
Las Vegas, NV 4/2012
 
Our 16 competitorstook 26medals !  5Gold  6Silver  15Bronze   
 
2011 IMA Utah Family Karate Tournament - 5th Annual Cottonwood Hgts, UT 11/2011
 
Our 32 competitorstook 44medals !  14Gold  15Silver  15Bronze   
 
2011 IMA North Fork Karate Championship Grand Junction, CO 10/2011
 
Our 25 competitorstook 33medals !  14Gold  13Silver  6Bronze   
 
2011 Utah State Karate Championship and National Qualifier Park City, UT 6/2011
 
Our 15 competitorstook 20medals !  8Gold  5Silver  7Bronze   
 
2011 Rocky Mountain Karate Championship Louisville, CO 5/2011
 
Our 5 competitorstook 4trophies !  11st    22nd    13rd       
 
2011 USA Open Karate Championship &
2011 Junior Olympics Karate Championship &
2011 Ozawa Cup International Karate Tournament
Las Vegas, NV 4/2011
 
Our 10competitorstook 14medals !  1Gold  6Silver  7Bronze   
 
SORRY, but the last update to 'Medal Winners' was July 18, 2012 (in progress...)

International Medal Winners   (alphabetical)   as of July 18, 2012

Josiah Barnett Josiah Barnett

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Sam Berard Sam Berard

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  Participation ~ ?

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  Participation ~ ?

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Max Connor Max Connor

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  Participation ~ ?

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  Participation ~ ?

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2010 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Loren Connor Loren Connor

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata


Andrew Lopez Andrew Lopez

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Harvey Nexhip Harvey Nexhip

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  1st Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite

2011 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Matilda Nexhip Matilda Nexhip

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 Ozawa Cup Tournament ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Alassane Niang Alassane Niang

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  4th Place ~ Kata
 •  4th Place ~ Kumite

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  4th Place ~ Kata
 •  4th Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2010 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2010 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2010 Ozawa Cup Tournament ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Jennifer Niang Jennifer Niang

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  1st Place ~ Kata


Nairobi Nodjigoto Nairobi Nodjigoto

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  1st Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Arnaud Nodjigoto Arnaud Nodjigoto

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Andy Nou Andy Nou

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Aristide Reunodji Aristide Reunodji

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  Participation ~ Kata
 •  Participation ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Ben Vo-Duc Ben Vo-Duc

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  1st Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Abraham Wali Abraham Wali

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  1st Place ~ Kata

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2012 USA Open Championships ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Aeddan Winter Aeddan Winter

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  1st Place ~ Kata

2012 US Jr. Olympics Championshop ~ Las Vegas, NV
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite

National & Local Medal Winners   (alphabetical)   as of July 18, 2012

Malachi Barela Malachi Barela

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  Participation ~ ?

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?


Ramiro Besada Ramiro Besada

2010 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata


Jude Camp Jude Camp

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Breanna Cates Breanna Cates

Gabriel Chodos Gabriel Chodos

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Leon Chodos Leon Chodos

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Family Connor Family Connor

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Family Kata


Ashai Dangabot Ashai Dangabot

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  Participation ~ ?


Adam Dorsky Adam Dorsky

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata


Vanessa Escobar Vanessa Escobar

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Wendy Fayles Wendy Fayles

Ansel Flores Ansel Flores

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Irma Garcia Irma Garcia

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Moises Garcia Moises Garcia

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?


Brandon Le Brandon Le

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Ali Mahammat Ali Mahammat

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Soumain Mahammat Soumain Mahammat

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  Participation ~ ?

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Jim McDonough Jim McDonough

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kata
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Pearl Mensah-Coker Pearl Mensah-Coker

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Emmanuela Angel Moreno Emmanuela Angel Moreno

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite


Leila Mujic Leila Mujic

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite


Colin Nexhip Colin Nexhip

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata


Family Nexhip Family Nexhip

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Family Kata


Jack Safarti Jack Safarti

2011 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Conor Smith Conor Smith

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite


Matvey Starykh Matvey Starykh

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  Participation ~ ?


Mike Totzky Mike Totzky

George Vo-Duc George Vo-Duc

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata


Family Vo-Duc Family Vo-Duc

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Family Kata


Carys Winter Carys Winter

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata


Saya Zeleznik Saya Zeleznik

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata
 •  3rd Place ~ Kumite

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA North Fork Tournament ~ Grand Junction, CO
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata


Kristin Zimmerman Kristin Zimmerman

2012 IMA Utah State Championship ~ Park City, UT
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  2nd Place ~ Kata

2012 IMA Rocky Mountain Championship ~ Louisville, CO
 •  2nd Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

2011 IMA Utah Tournament ~ Cottonwood Heights, UT
 •  1st Place ~ Kumite
 •  3rd Place ~ Kata

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At IMA-International Budokan we teach traditional Japanese, traditional Shotokan based on the philosophies of the founder of Shotokan karate-do, Gichin Funakoshi. Our students learn in a safe and fun environment, and are taught traditional karate with the use of basics (kihon), forms (kata), and sparring (kumite), and achieve great success in local, national, and international karate tournaments and karate competitions.

National and international karate tournaments include:

  • Ozawa Cup International Karate Tournament, Pink Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • USA Open Karate Championships, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • IMA Utah Family Tournament, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake Valley, UT
  • IMA Rocky Mountain Karate Championship, Louisville, Colorado
  • IMA North Fork Karate Championship, Grand Junction, Colorado

Local karate tournament locations include: Salt Lake City, Park City, UT West Valley City, UT, Cottonwood, UT, Sandy, UT,

Karate classes and competition training are offered at dojos throughout the Salt Lake Valley in Utah, serving: Parleys Canyon, Glendale, The Avenues, Cottonwood, Cottonwood West, Downtown Salt Lake, Murray, Holladay, West Valley, Salt Lake Valley, Sugar House (Sugarhouse), Millcreek, East Millcreek, Canyon Rim, Cottonwood Heights, Mt. Olympus, 9th & 9th, Indian Hills, Emigration Canyon, Harvard-Yale, Yalecrest, Liberty Park, 15th & 15th, University of Utah, East Bench.

Dojo locations for karate lessons and competition classes include:

  • Redwood Recreation Center in West Valley City, Utah
  • Centenary United Methodist Church in Sugar House, Utah
  • Central City Recreation Center in downtown Salt Lake City
  • Montessori Community School on the east bench, Salt Lake Valley