It was a banner year for ATA Martial Arts of West Chester.
Northeast District Championships took place in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on June 9th and 10th. It featured over 700 competitors and 90 teams from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, and more.
ATA West Chester had 66 qualifiers with 50 attendees. When the dust settled, the following became champions:
Vincent Jouan – Combat sparring
Troy O’Connell – traditional weapons
Gavin Fawcett – X-treme forms
Stella Estrada – creative forms and X-treme forms
Paul Alderman – traditional forms
Ethan Fernandez – X-treme forms and X-treme weapons
Devon Wagner – traditional forms and Combat sparring
Aditi Gupta – traditional weapons and creative forms
Catherine Martin – X-treme forms
Payton Siegfried – creative forms
Noah Myers – traditional forms
Tobias Reynolds – sparring
C.J. Nichols – creative forms, creative weapons, X-treme forms, and X-treme weapons
along with tons of 2nd and 3rd place finishes. For many it was their first experience and they are learned what it takes to come back and win next year. Congrats to all!