International GrappleFest 2005 fights to raise funds for Katrina victims!

Hello All Grapplers,

Attention anyone planning on attending the Sept 17-18event:

The pre-registration date has been extended to thisWed Sept 14th at Midnight. I will be away from thecomputer after that in order to do the set-up.

Please do not wait till the last second to sign up!!

Pre-registration is only $40, if you wait till thelast second to sign-up it will be $60.

Spectator tickets are $10 a day, children under 5 arefree. The concerts and car show do not cost extra.

Cabins onsight are still available. Cost is $15 perbed/per night. Available Fri/Sat/Sun. These arefilling up fast. Bring your own linen.

The Champion’s Banquet is on Sat. night after thecompetition is over. This is a double entree catereddinner in the Dinning Hall next to the main field. Cost is $10 for person. Yum.

All entries, tickets, cabins, and meals can be boughtin advance on line. Please do not wait till the lastsecond, as this may cause a late start time. Or inthe case of food and a bed, you won’t get either.

To pay got to: Reg go to:

SPECIAL NOTES:Teams wishing to enter the Martial Arts Olympics, aka”The Gauntlet” should email me list of ALL 5 membersnames, and the team’s elected name.

Need Volunteers. Those wishing to volunteer as staffor refs please contact me.

Kindly RSVP when you get this.Regards,Anthony Huss704-300-6253

Event details:==============

The International GrappleFest 2005. It’s a sporting event with a twist. But since the tragedy of Katrina, we’ve decided todonate to this cause.

Please attend to help out a worthy cause.Martial Artists and well as Musical Artists both willbe turning out in force to support this event.

We at Huss Hybrid Combat College and the C.A.D.R.E.Association send our support and prayers out to allthe victims, rescue, and relief workers in thesouthern coast disaster area.

The International GrappleFest 2005 is slated for Sept17-18 in Richmond, Va. In the spirit of helping thosein need we have decided to donate a large portion ofthe proceeds to victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Please attend to help out a worthy cause. MartialArtists and well as Musical Artists both will beturning out in force to support this event.

In addition to our plan to hold a fundraiser for theTeam Reach program for at risk youth, this month’sInternational Grapplefest 2005, the C.A.D.R.E.Association will donate more than 50% of thisweekend’s proceeds dircetly to the disaster reliefefforts. 25% will go to Team Reach. The remainingportion will go to various worth causes.

Please do all you can for your fellow Americans atthis time. You can make donations to: Americares at -

International GrappleFest 2005

“Come for the competition, stay for the fun!”

Sept 17-18th, 2005 is the date for the annualGrappleFest competition. This year’s event will be anOUTDOOR martial arts festival that will blow yourmind! A completely original concept. All levels andages are welcome. A festival themed around intenseGrappling competition and other martial arts, withsomething for everyone. If you enjoy,…..* live music,* one low price for ALL the Grappling matches you canhandle,* conveniently located in the heart of Virginia,* beautiful surroundings,* the highly competitive “Tap Factor” format,* FREE multiple entries,* the innovative “The Gauntlet” Martial Arts Olympics,* Champion’s Banquet,* inexpensive overnight accommodations onsight,* more styles of Grappling available than any otherevent in the World,* something for everyone,* and an awesome atmosphere!…….then this year’s will be on your “TO DO LIST”!Spectators are welcome too! It is a lot of fun towatch, plus we could use our own cheerleading section.We are out to show that Martial Arts are something thewhole family can enjoy. There will be something foreveryone!

This year’s GrappleFest will feature a wide variety ofmartial arts competitions for ALL conceivable forms ofGrappling: Submission Grappling, Jiu-Jitsu, FolkstyleWrestling, Judo, Scottish Highland Wrestling, Sambo,Cuff’N’Stuff etc.

International GrappleFest 2005 will host:

“TAP FACTOR” 1st Annual Championships Tournament:================================================Pure Grappling across a wide spectrum of styles. Thedivision Champions will be awarded with theirwell-earned titles, trophy, Pro divisions receive abelt, and a big surprise(sorry folks, I want to keepTHIS part under wraps until the day of.)

Martial Artist Team Olympics “The GAUNTLET”:========================================Unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Compete and winprizes! TEAM competition only, your 5 member team willgo against teams representing other schools, states,and countries in a series of grueling events.Challenging your team across the board in a variety ofareas; speed, strength, stamina, skill, teamwork,fighting spirit,…you get the picture.

Putting your skills to the test in a waythat’s,….Outside the Box! Tug-Of-War, Climbing Wall,4-Way Joust, Obstacle Course, and many more. FREE tocompetitors. Can your team “Run the Gauntlet?”

“CHAMPION’S BANQUET”:=======================There will also be a banquet Saturday night after thecompetition is over. All Champion’s will have reservedseats at the head of the long-table. Wine, Dine, andmake Merry…. Following the banquet there will bemore live music performances at the main pavilion.This is optional and is a separate cost of $10.

“Battle of the Bands”:===================The participating groups will play on Sat, Sun, orboth. Best Band will receive award based on audiencevotes(screams). This event will receive exposure fromlocal and national media.

Schedule and the openings for musical performances:Sat: Sept 17Opening ceremonies-10am Between competition throughoutday till 8pm.Champion’s Banquet, dining hall>From 9pm-12pm, MIDNIGHT JAM session

Sun: Sept 18Opening ceremonies-10am Between competition throughoutday till 5pmClosing Ceremonies, around 6pm. Evening concert to be added, end time yet to bedetermined. Over a dozen bands will be turning out to cheer on thefighters that weekend. PLUS, special performances fromcelebrity bands!

Cabins and accommodations for +500!=================================There will be cabins available for those wishing tocome early. Competitors get first choice! Come earlyFriday, weigh-in first, pig out, and then retire toyour cabin to rest up for Saturday’s challenges. Andagain for Sunday’s line-up of events.

We all know what happens when we go to competitions asa team. Four guys get an $70 hotel room, split it 4ways, then fight over who gets the bed and the floor.At the GrappleFest 2005 site everyone gets their ownbed for $15 per night.

Custom Car Show:================Winners by division. Trophies and titles given to thebest. Domestics, Imports, Bikes, Bolt-ons, NaturallyAspirated,Forced Induction, etc. ALL WELCOME! Entry fee is only$20.


Sponsored by:SOBE beverage companyMMA.TVOnthemat.comHuss Hybrid Combat CollegeCapitol CupTrophies ForeverCombat CollegeFast Ride Motor SportsHouse of PainC.A.D.R.E.SportKiltC&S Rapid CopiesCarolina CupAttention potential vendors: Booths are 10’x10′. Forbooths or sponsorship opportunities contact us at704-300-6253. Regards, Anthony Huss www.Grappler.Us

Directions To GrappleFest 2005:In 2005 the venue will be located at a privatecampground outside of Richmond. For directions go to:

Regards,Anthony Huss

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