SWAT COMPETITORS RECEIVE AWARDS – The Southwest Association of Tournaments honored Martial Arts Competitors from the Four-State area in their recent banquet held in Neosho. Several tournament point chasers and their families attended the event. All S.W.A.T. Circuit competitors who place in the Top 4 of their respective divisions received awards. Among the attendees who received awards were members of Team VDK competing out of and training right here in downtown El Dorado Springs at El Dorado Springs Karate Club. Those who received awards are Jordan Runkle, Jenna Runkle, Mason Fast, Taylin Oberly and Hunter Malensek. Pictured here with their plaques and certificates are (front from left) Jenna Runkle, Jordan Runkle and Hunter Malensek; (back row) Instructor/Coach Riaan Van Dyk and Taylin Oberly. Not pictured is Mason Fast. by Renshi Riaan Van Dyk