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Bay Area Martial Arts Event Calendar #4

April 30, 2008

Welcome to the fourth installment of our Bay Area Martial Arts Events Calendar. This events calendar focuses on Grappling, Submission Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Mixed Martial Arts events in California. While you’re at it, check out our latest themed installment on the Blue Snake Books website. The focus for this round is Mixed Martial Arts.

And now—the CALENDAR:

• What: Southern Sectional Championships Submission Wrestling Tournament
• Who: California USA Wrestling
• When: May 02, 2008, 7AM
• Where: 31555 Rancho Vista Rd Temecula, CA
• Martial Art: Submission Wrestling, Grappling
• Description: Signup/Ticket Info—Roberto Dixon 831-524-4017, CAUSAW 559-275-9478
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• What: South Western Regional World Team Trials Qualifier, Submission Wrestling Tournament
• Who:, USA Wrestling, the WIAA, and the Wisconsin Wrestling Coaches Association
• When: May 10, 2008 7AM
• Where: 1962 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA
• Martial Art: MMA, Submission Wrestling, Grappling
• Description: No Limits MMA. This is a qualifier for the US World Team Trials. The top four men and top three women earn a chance to compete for a spot on the World Team. Signup/Ticket Info—Chris Carlino, 714-334-9257, or Juliano Prado (949) 251-8822
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• What: Millennia No-Gi Tournament, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Tournament
• Who: Millennia Jiu-Jitsu
• When: May 10, 2008 7AM
• Where: 8423 Rochester Ave suite 102, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
• Martial Art: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
• Description: visit, or call 909.989.9044
• Signup/Ticket Info—, or call 909.989.9044. The date of this event was recently changed from 04/26 to 05/10, due to scheduling conflicts with other tournaments.

• What: First American Cup Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Tournament
• Who: Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Confederation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
• When: May 17, 2008, 12AM
• Where: Los Gatos High School, 20 High School Court, Los Gatos, CA
• Description: Price Range—$45.00–$80.00. Registration is now open for the First American Cup Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament.

  1. Saturday May 17, 2008 the first day of the tournament, is exclusively for kids aged 4-15 regardless of belt color. The cost for kids early registration prior to Thursday May 8th is $45.00 USD. From May 9 – 11, 2008, registration increases to $60.00 USD.
  2. Sunday May 18, 2008, the second day of the tournament, will be for competitors in the Juvenile, Adults, Masters and Seniors categories. The cost of early registration for Juveniles through Masters prior to Thursday May 8th is $65.00. From May 9 – 11, 2008, registration increases to $80.00 USD.
  3. Some items to remember –
    1. First Official Kids Tournament in the USA on Saturday
    2. Fully supported by the Confederation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    3. Everyone else competes on Sunday
    4. Compete in the American Cup, so you can stay sharp for the Mundials coming in June!
    5. The deadline to register is Monday May 12, 2008 at 11:59 PM PST NO EXCEPTIONS!

If you have any questions regarding the American Cup, email, or call the academy at (831) 476-7650.

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