Tora Judo club attended two major tournaments in November each attracting approximately 1,000 competitors.
At the Quebec Open held in Montreal Deanna Barnes fought in the U18 -63kg category, she fought for the bronze medal and lost placing 5th out of 11.
James Lonsdale fought in the U18 -66kg going 1 win and 2 losses, he performed well.
Trenton Achico attended for the tournament for the first time and fought well.
Ryan Conklin-Bric was also a first-time attendee fighting in the U18 -55kg division and went 1 win and 2 losses, placing 13 out of 25.
At the Ontario Open the club had seven competitors with great results.
James Lonsdale placed 2nd out of 19 in the U18 -66kg division.
Deanna Barnes placed 5th out of 9, in the U18 -63kg division losing in the bronze medal match.
Deanna also fought in the Senior -63kg division and placed 3rd out of 10.
Ryan Conklin-Bric placed 5th out of 19, in the U18 -55kg division, losing out on the bronze medal match in his first appearance at the Ontario Open.
Trenton Achico placed 4th out of 5 in his first appearance at the Ontario Open.
Matthew Coculuzzi placed 8th out of 17 in the U16 -60kg division.
Ne-Waza was a new add this year for the Ontario Open.
Sensei Jake Smith placed 2nd out of 6 in the -100kg Ne-Waza division and 3rd out of 8 in the Veterans Shiai division.
Sensei Mark Wilson placed 2nd in the Ne-Waza competition +100kg division.
Congratulations to all competitors