And Happy New Year
2003 Ms. Tara Rebele opened a dojang in Athens Georgia. Jean DelPorte moves the Lebanon (Elks Club) dojang to Hanover. Summer camp events include both a wedding and the Blue Wave Olympics. September 2003 six tested at a special testing for the rank of 5th Dan (Master Rank) Tom Chase closes the Bethel dojang and opens a new one in Randolph.
2004 Winter Camp Mr. Kline’s car is covered with cheese whiz, diapers and doughnuts. No culprit is caught. Master Blais completes the new black belt goal sheets. Master Warren works on standardizing one-steps. Summer Camp prank is the re-display of the 2000 Cheerleader Posters. Mr. Brochu’s ten-seater bicycle is broken. 3rd dans unite and the camp theme is that 3rd dans rule. Masters Of The Universe (MOTU) dispute this. RAW in Bradford. Mr. Gadapee is called up for military duty and Mr. Ryan McCue becomes the East Haven instructor with Master Tom Robinson as the Master Instructor. October Black Belt meeting and workout with Master Lee; plans are made to create a weekend event ‘Black Belt Conference’ to be held in the first weekend in November of next year. October, Master Lee instructs at several dojangs. Blue Wave Forums begin (Internet web site for open discussion of various topics).
2005 January Black Belt meeting and workout at Dartmouth. Kibon documentation begins. Policy and Procedure is revised. Winter Camp in Wells Maine. The 3rd Dan rules craze continues. MOTU organize in response. RAW (spear training) in Wells Maine. Ms. Tara Rebele closes the dojang in Athens Georgia. Mr. Peter Monty Jr. opens a dojang in Hinesburg Vt. Mr. Tinkham re-opens a Groton Vermont Dojang. The Barre Vt. Dojang closes. Mr. Mike Masure begins a school program in the Northeast Kingdom. Master Lee attends summer camp in Tunbridge Vt.
Black Belt Conference is held Nov 5th in Killington Vermont. December Mr. Kline moves his Dojang to a much larger location in Bradford
January Black Belt meeting and workout in new Bradford dojang. March Winter Camp with Master Lee in Wells Maine. Juniors day competitors over 100 again. Summer Camp Tunbridge. Mr. Anton Working on re-writing Student Manual. 2nd Annual Black Belt Conference held in Ascutney Vermont. Blue Wave Festival held at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH in December.
2007 Wintercamp in Wells Maine. Mr. McCue steps down as instructor of the East Haven Dojang, and Master Delbert Reed takes over as head instructor. BVT Juniors tournament venue moved to Vermont Technical College in Randolph Vermont with 120 competitors. Summer Camp in Tunbridge features dodgeball. In between seminars we had a momentary lapse in reason -- a single match of paddleball occurs......(probably will not happen again!) 3rd Annual Black Belt Conference moved back to Killington Vt. September: Special high rank testing in Hanover NH. Juniors tournament moved to December and held at VTC again. NING replaces the old forums as our way of communicating on the internet.
2008 No Juniors tournament this year. Winter Camp held at a different venue for the first time. Manchester New Hampshire. GM Lee in attendance. The new location was done for more workout space. 27 test on Friday night. No Juniors tournament this year. 25th annual Summer Camp in Tunbridge, some rain, but not too bad. 4th Annual Black Belt Conferance at Killington Vt.
2009 10th Winter Camp in Manchester New Hampshire. GM Lee in attendance. 33 test on Friday night, of which 7 test for 5th dan or higher including Master Anthony and Master Blais testing for 7th Dan. 10th Bruce V. Twing Memorial tournament at VTC in May. Summer Camp at Tunbridge Fair Grounds. Black Belt conference at Killington. Golf fund raiser in Bradford. Mr. Kitonis opens a new Dojang in Portland Maine.
2010 Winter Camp in Burlington Vermont. GM Lee in attendance. Black belt conference in Wells Maine. Master Kline steps down from the role of head instructor in Bradford, and Mr. Elliot has taken on that role. Golf fund raiser in Bradford. Lightning Strikes the Bradford Dojang and the resulting fire forces them to relocate for several months. Golf fund raiser in Bradford.
2011 Winter Camp in Burlington Black belt conference cancelled and a workout in Bradford for one day replaces it.
2012 Winter Camp in Burlington. Mr. Barlow opens a Dojang in Sheffield. Sanford Dojang closes.
Grandmaster Lee, Tae Sung. (1934-2012) 9th Dan. Passes away after a battle with cancer. He had been head Instructor of the Chung Do Kwan since 1968.
2013 Winter Camp in Burlington. Summer camp is held in Tunbridge. Black belt conference is just a one day event in Hanover NH
2014 Winter Camp in Burlington. Master Kline steps down as head instructor of the Bradford Dojang. The Tom Elliott and Sandy Elliot take over.
2015 Winter Camp in Burlington. Master Reed moves the New Haven Dojang to Lydonville and soon after steps down as head instructor of the . Mr. Barlow takes over as head instr.