Invitation to the 3rd California Open 2005
International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Submission Grappling Tournament
I would like to cordially invite you and your academy to attend and compete in the 3rd California Open International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Submission Grappling Tournament to be held in Northern California at Half Moon Bay High School. The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 19th and 20th, 2005. Over 400 athletes will compete in the white, blue, purple, brown, black, and professional black belt divisions.$5,000 in Cash prizes will be awarded for professional black belt super fights. And $1,000 in raffle prizes. First place team will also receive championship trophy and $1,000 cash prize. Athletes from all over the world including Brazil, Canada, Japan, and Europe are expected to come. *** Team Trophies *** will be awarded For 2nd,3rd,4th, and 5th Places Points system as follows
1st place medal = 10 points 2nd place medal = 5 points 3rd place medal = 3 points
Points for kids and adults for both days will be counted after competition ends on Sunday. Trophy ceremony will be held at the end of competition on Sunday.
This year the gym will have four mats to speed up the pace of competition. Divisions for children with GI will start at 9:00 am in the morning on Saturday. Followed by men's white belt, men's blue belt and so on. Super Fights will last 10 minutes featuring some great athletes. Sunday will be the No-GI matches and they will go in the same order. This year we will have the Paypal registration form online again as well as printable registration forms to fax in. We are working on the Paypal system to simplify registration and bracket issues that we experienced last year. We expect the system to work perfectly this year and encourage registration online. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Half Moon Bay 2830 N. Cabrillo Hwy. Half Moon Bay, Ca. 94019
Sincerely, Joao Pierini
Joao Marcos Pierini Director, California Open Black Belt 3rdDegree