TEAM WOLVERINE RESULTS FROM 2015 USBA/WBA BANQUET AND TOURNAMENT

Good Morning

Well a few days have past since the 2015 USBA/WBA Hall of Fame Banquet and Tournament in Connecticut on Nov 7th and 8th. It was a great weekend of competition, recognition, catching up with good friends, and a tribute to the late Grandmaster Elton Trower. This event was hosted by Grandmaster Ralph Bergamo and Master Drew Serrano. They always put on great events and really care about everyone who attends.

The Hall of Fame banquet is a ceremony that recognizes the competitors, officials, and directors for all they do for the sport of breaking and the USBA/WBA. Many awards are given out to the individuals that deserve to win them in various aspects of the sport of breaking and martial arts. Such awards include; membership awards, world records, competitor of the year for world/national circuit as well as the regional circuit, freshman award, most improved breaker, competitive spirit award, best break of the year award, top breaker, rising star award, dedication to martial arts breaking, champions circle award, the grower award, and appointments and special recognition. This year we also paid tribute to the late Grandmaster Elton Trower who passed away a few months back. It was a very special night.

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Here is the results from the banquet for Team Wolverine.

Master Jonathan Field

  • Top Breaker Award, Membership Award

Brady Clarke

  • Competitor Of The Year Award, Best Break Of The Award, Membership Award and nominated for Competitive Spirit Award, Most Improved Breaker

Michael Liscio

  • Membership Award, Next Generation Of Champions Award

Allen Matthews

  • Membership Award, Next Generation Of Champions Award

Amber Smelt

  • Membership Award, Competitor Of The Year Award, Best Break Of The Year Award, Top Breaker Award, and nomination for other awards

Eryn Smelt

  • Membership Award, Freshman Award, Competitor Of The Year

Todd Smelt

  • Membership Award, Freshman Award

Eric Spagnolo

  • Membership Award

Mikaela Lavoy

  • Membership Award, Nomination for Best Break Of The Year

Shawn Heeley

  • Membership Award, Nominations for Best Break Of The Year and Competitive Spirit Award. Shawn was also appointed the regional official for the USBA/WBA under my Region of Ontario Canada.

Here is the Results from the Tournament the next day:

Master Jonathan Field

  • Set New USBA/WBA World Record for 30 1/2 inch boards broken with spear fingers in 19.5 seconds

Brady Clarke

  • 2 First Places, 2 Third Places

Allen Matthews

  • First Place, and a Second Place

Jesse Johnston Newell

  • Third Place

Michael Liscio

  • First Place, Third Place

Amber Smelt

  • 3 First Places

Eryn Smelt

  • 4 First Places

Todd Smelt

  • 6 First Places

Eric Spagnolo

  • 2 Second Places, 1 Third Place

Scott Allen

  • First Place

I think that is all the stats. I hope I didn’t forget anything. Way too much to remember. But congrats to our Team Wolverine for all their accomplishments and to all the competitors at the tournament and to all the people to received awards.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

2015 USBA/WBA HALL OF FAME FAST APPROACHING

Good Morning

The 2015 USBA/WBA Hall Of Fame Banquet and Tournament is coming up on November 7th and 8th. Team Wolverine will be travelling down to Connecticut to take part in this event. Third year in a row. So I thought I would share last year’s videos I made up of the team. Hope you enjoy!

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

VIDEO 2014 Breaking Hall of Fame Tournament Team Wolverine

Here’s the 2014 USBA/WBA Breaking Hall of Fame Tournament that our Team Wolverine competed at on Sunday November 9, 2014 in Norwich Connecticut at the Holiday Inn hosted by Grandmaster Ralph Bergamo and Master Drew Serrano.

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do

SOME PICTURES FROM THE 2ND ANNUAL USBA/WBA HALL OF FAME BANQUET

This past weekend Team Wolverine and I travelled to Norwich Connecticut for the 2nd Annual USBA/WBA Hall Of Fame Banquet.

Our team got several awards. Mikaela Lavoy and Shawn Heeley both got plaques for Best Breaks of the Year. Todd, Eryn, and Amber Smelt, Brady Clarke, Shawn Heeley, Mikaela Lavoy, Charlotte Kerr, and I got membership award certificates.  Mikaela, Charlotte, Brady, and Amber got certificates for future champions. i was awarded my recent World Record certificate. Also I was appointed the new Ontario Canada Local Director for the USBA/WBA.

Many awards where given out for things like Competitors of the year, Best Breaks, Most Improved, and various other awards. Also Karen Smith from Virginia was the first ever women inducted into the Breaks Hall of Fame. Very well deserved. Karen is an awesome competitor.

Grandmaster Ralph Begamo and Master Drew Serrano, the cofounders of the USBA/WBA and the rest of the directors do a wonderful job running this great breaking association and putting the Hall of Fame Banquet together.

Here are some of the pictures off my iPhone.

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BRIEF UPDATE FROM 2ND ANNUAL USBA/WBA HALL OF FAME TOURNAMENT

Team Wolverine competed at the 2nd Annual USBA/WBA Hall Of Fame Tournament in Norwich Connecticut this passed weekend.

Here is a brief update on our stats. More details to come soon. And eventually a video ­čÖé

– 26 First Places
– 8 Second Places
– 4 Third Places
– 1 Fourth Place
– 6 Competition Records
– 1 World Record

Master Jonathan Field

Cobourg Tae Kwon Do