2021/2021 Shotocup Awards
16 Jul 2022
Shotocup, a local martial arts event management company, hosted their first awards ceremony on Saturday July 16th in Victoria park .The ceremony marks a successful first year for shotocup as they were able to facilitate 4 successful internationally recognized events both pre and post pandemic.
The Director of Shotocup, Edmond Johnson stated during his opening remarks that award recipients were not only chosen for their amazing performances throughout the 2021/2022 season but also for their character, conduct, and contributions to their relsective local dojos.
Co-director, Arnold Allen spoke to the recipients and expressed that it is because of all of their hard work that the Sport of karate continues to grown in Bermuda. Thier work throughout the year is a shining example of professionalism in sports and the arts.
The Honorable Dr. Ernest Peets, Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, a karate practionier him self stated, "Having attended all of the event this season, I believe that Shotocup has set the standard for what locals sporting events should be going forward and that karate in bermuda deserved to be showcased on an international stage."
The Shotocup Directorate has selected the following atheletes for the first Annual Shotocup Awards in recognition of their outstanding performance, service, and conduct.
*Tony Cabral* Adult Male Athlete of the year for the 2021/2022 season
*Talia Iris* Adult Female Athlete of the year for the 2021/2022 season
*Dash Bailey* Youth Male Athlete of the year for the 2021/2022 season
*Callahj* *Simons* Youth Female Athlete of the year for the 2021/2022 season
*Anthony Lee Tucker* Coach of the year for the 2021/2022 season
Congratulations to all of this seasons winners. The season restarts in October 2022.