The Wasenshi Kan Dojo held a Freestyle Contest on 7 October, 2023 in Roseville CA. The turnout was great and the competitors were well-prepared. Below is a list of competitors that made the top 3 placement in each category. Special awards went to Johnathan Ala for High Score Juniors, and to Wendell DelaVaughn for High Score Kyu.


Division Level Contestant(s) Dojo Place
Peewee Beginner Wyatt Lacy Wasenshi Kan 1
Junior 7-9 Beginner Carter Poole Wasenshi Kan 1
Beatrix Lacy Wasenshi Kan 2
Anna Connell Wasenshi Kan 3
Junior 10-12 Beginner Emma Crawford Hale O Lima Kokua 1
Junior 10-12 Intermediate Johnathan Ala Redding Jujitsu Academy 1
Rachael Sanders Makoto Kai 2
Teen 13-15 Beginner Sam Florence Hale O Lima Kokua 1
Senior White Greg Espinosa Wasenshi Kan 1
Tanya Kumar Makoto Kai 2
Senior Blue Wendell DelaVaughn Makoto Kai 1
Patrick Beik Redding Jujitsu Academy 2
Shane McKinley Chiku Shin Dojo 3
Senior Green Craig Arrowitz Wasenshi Kan 1
Senior Brown Naomi Kumar Makoto Kai 1
Tori Luchini Wasenshi Kan 2
Cesar Espina Makoto Kai 3
Senior Black – Shodan Ben Rowe Wasenshi Kan 1
Seth Watkins Wasenshi Kan 2
Kraig Sowa Wasenshi Kan 3
Senior Black – Nidan Michael Thompson Makoto Kai 1
Joshua Harrelson Wasenshi Kan 2
Dan Simard Redding Jujitsu Academy 3