This past weekend a group of Arkansan Martial Artists traveled to Springfield, Mo. to compete in Lou Angel’s National College of Martial Arts International Championship Tournament.

Pictured left to right are the winners: Ben Glass from Greenwood won first place in Men’s Kumite (fighting) and second place in Kata (forms); Monty McEntire from Booneville, Ark. won third pace in Kumite in Men’s Executive Black Belt Division; Charles Lowery from Fort Smith, Ark. won third place in Men’s Heavy Weight Black Belt Division; Dan Smith, from Fort Smith, Ark. won second place in Men’s Heavy Weight Black Belt Division and third place in Black Belt Weapons; and Monty Atchley from Greenwood won first place in Master’s Division Forms.