2017 Nanka Judo Installation and Awards Luncheon

Saturday, May 6, 2016 – Long Beach Grand, Long Beach CA

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Congratulations to all the award recipients!

  • Master of Ceremonies: Kenji Osugi
  • National Anthem Singer: Regis Bell
  • Video: Mickey Matsumoto
  • Program design and printing: Richie Endow
  • Plaques: Frank and Eric Sanchez
  • Treasurer: Ken Teshima
  • Technical Support: Rob Oishi
  • Communications: Debbie Oba
  • Website updates: Ed Shiosaki.
  • Banquet Host Club: Norwalk Judo Club

2016 Outstanding Nanka Club Honorees:

  • Barstow Judo Club: Isaiah Ramirez
  • Gardena Judo Club: Alina Teshima
  • Goltz Judo Club: Rachel Yang
  • Guerreros Judo Club: Alexander Galan
  • Harbor Judo Dojo: Kaylee Buckner
  • Los Angeles City College Judo Club: Jojo Aguilar
  • Mojica Judo Club: Toby and Max Barcena
  • Nishi Judo Club: Stephanie Horiuchi
  • Norwalk Judo Dojo: Conor Uyekawa
  • Orange County Judo Training Center: Brandon Marumoto,
  • San Fernando Valley Judo Club: Gaby Mendez
  • Sawtelle Judo Dojo: Nessa Nyblade
  • SouthBay Judo: Katie Will
  • Taishi Judo Club: Bryan Davis
  • Valley Judo Institute: Henry Egami
  • West Covina Judo Dojo: Danica Alejo
  • 2016 Fujimats/Hatashita Judoka Sponsorship: Marisol Torro & Eric Katrdzhyan
  • 2016 Nanka Judo Pioneers:  Mr. Nori Maeda, Mrs. Reiko Maeda and Mr. Timbo Whitesell.
  • 2016 Nanka Life Members:  Mr. Larry Kawahara and Mr. Toshiyuki Seino
  • 2016 Nanka Sr. Referee:  Mary Wakabayashi
  • 2016 Nanka Jr. Referee: Alek Khchirian
  • 50/50 Raffle Winner:  Alek Khchirian

INCOMING Nanka Officers: Sept 1, 2016 – Aug 31, 2017

  • President – Keith Chu
  • 1st VP Tournament Director – Gary Goltz
  • 2nd VP Public Relations – Ed Shiosaki
  • 3rd VP-Registration: DebbieOba
  • 4th VP Ways and Means – Hayward Nishioka
  • 5th VP Kata – Bryce Oishi
  • 6th VP Referee – Tomo Matsuoka
  • 7th VP Development – Jason Uno
  • Executive Secretary: Dr. Dennis Hannon
  • Treasurer(s): Ken Teshima, Auditors: George Teer and Mark Williams
  • Nanka Junior Promotion Board – Richie Endow (Chair)
  • Nanka Senior Promotion Board – Nori Bunasaw
  • USJF Board of Directors: Keith Chu, Ed Shiosaki and Hayward Nishioka
  • USJF Board of Examiners: Nori Bunasawa and Hayward Nishioka

Previous Nanka Banquets