May 14th Jiu jitsu event

Just saw this at jiu jitsu gear

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!, is going to be hosting a BJJ tournament this year!!!

When: Saturday, May 14, 2005
Where: Los Angeles area (venue TBD)

Divisions: Men’s and Women’s, no kids (details TBD)

Rules: Standard CBJJ rules:, although we are NOT GOING TO TOLERATE STALLING! (in true GTV fashion)

Our main goal is to have a tournament where ALL comers are welcome, NO POLITICS.

A longer term goal for us is to push the dream of making BJJ an official Olympic sport.

Assisting us with this tournament are:
Randy Bloom – BJJ Black Belt (
Tim Cartmell – BJJ Black Belt (
Daniel Darrow – BJJ Black Belt
John Ouano – BJJ Black Belt ( )

As you can see, the variety of those involved is already a testament to our NO POLITICS wish for our sport.

Other individuals that have pledged support to date are:
Rey Diogo – BJJ Black Belt (
Sam Kim (

Sponsor and competitor packages are forthcoming.

Our immediate goal is to make this the most thorough and well run BJJ/Grappling tournament to date, for both the competitors and the spectators!

Stay tuned for UPDATES! is good people!!!

They put on the So Cal Pro Am and that is one of the most entertaining grappling events EVER.