Young martial artists have their day at Battle of Maine

Front row, left to right, Emily Feyler, Mikayla Achorn, Logan Dow, Lucia LaCroix, Jason Feyler and Daniel Ouellette. Back, Carlie Bertrand, tournament director Mark Huard, Luke Raven, Tate Jewell, CMN director Kelly Pearson, Abby Dudley and major tournament sponsor Corey Dow (H&R Block). Absent from photo is Elyse Wilson. (Photo by Central Maine Photography staff)

Young students from Huard’s Martial Arts, in Winslow, recently collected pledges for the Battle of Maine Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser. Over the years, students and the event have raised over $75,000.

The 38th Battle of Maine Martial Arts championships took place on Saturday, March 24, at Thomas College, in Waterville. The event helped raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network and was a great success. Over 375 competitors and many spectators joined the event for a fun and action-packed day of martial arts competition.

Some of the youth competitors are showing off their first time tournament awards at the Battle of Maine. (Photo by Central Maine Photography staff)

 

Some of the many winners from the Battle of Maine Martial Arts championships. From left to right, Xander Giguere, third place forms, first place chanbara, Adam Fitzgerald, first place forms, first place chanbara, Abby Dudley, first place weapons, first place forms, first place fighting. (Photo by Mark Huard)

 
 

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