BCKEAI Eskrima Open Championships 2013
Twelve (12) competitors from Team EA Doce Pares travelled 3 hours going up to Mansfield to compete at the Eskrima Open Championships comprising single stick, double stick, knife, long stick, forms (sayaw) and an open weapon division.
The team brought back 5 Golds, 3 silvers and 4 bronzes.
Emmanuel Franklin took the Gold in Forms (Sayaw), Gold in Single stick, Bronze in Knife, Silver in the Open weapon division and got the Fighter of the Day award.
Ismael Fraser took Gold in the Veterans single stick division.
It was a clean sweep by EA Doce Pares for the Light Weight and Welter Weight single stick divisions.
Men – Light weight
1. Emmanuel Frankin – Gold
2. Dennis Quast – Silver
3. Jojo Sabado – Bronze
Men – Welter weight
1. Ermar Alexander – Gold
2. Juko Cavar – Silver
3. Logan Bannatyne – Bronze
Ermar Alexander also won the Gold for the Open weapon division.
Diana Fauner won Bronze in the Women’s Middle Weight division.
Ferdie Shaller won the Warrior Spirit award.
Special mention to our other fighters, Kris Franklin, Tim Dwyer and Amir Sheikh-Warak.
EA Doce took first in the overall team standings and also won Team of the Day.