Williams Lake’s Shogun Martial Arts Academy will play host to the 2013 World Karate and Kickboxing Council Provincial Championships.
Martial artists from around the province will be attending to compete in a variety of disciplines including kata, continuous fighting and point fighting.
Several local competitors, ranging in skill and age from newcomer to expert, will be in action.
Competitors who finish in the top of the standings will be slated for competition at the World Karate and Kickboxing Council National Championships this summer.
Provincials go April 13 in the Williams Lake Secondary School gymnasium beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Stampeders throwing Coy Cup party
The Williams Lake Stampeders are inviting everyone to come out this weekend to celebrate its Coy Cup senior men’s AA provincial hockey championship.
The Coy Cup party goes April 6, starting at 6 p.m. at Boston Pizza.
Tickets are $18 at the door, which includes dinner.
The Williams Lake Stampeders won their second Coy Cup in franchise history March 12 after defeating the Kitimat Ice Demons 6-2 in the tournament final.
The Stampeders’ first Coy Cup win came during the 2009 season.
Association to host first gun show in 25 years
The Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association is set to host a Williams Lake Gun Show — the first of its kind in 25 years in Williams Lake.
The show goes April 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and again from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Table entries are $25 per day, while tickets will be $5 at the door.
For more information on table entries call Al Bush or Moe Monita at Chilcotin Guns at 250-392-6800.