On March 12th 2016 the City of Olkusz hosted 22nd OYAMA Polish Karate Federation Championships in Kata. Overall 224 competitors from 28 clubs participated in this yearly event. The tournament was organized by Jurajski Karate Club from Olkusz with Sensei Kazimierz Skalniak 4th dan.
Soshu Shigeru Oyama’s Memorial Service took place in New York, USA, on March 4th 2016. The karate world said its last goodbye to the creator of the OYAMA style, legendary Grand Master and karate teacher.