We would like to invite you and your school to one of the greatest grappling tournaments ever held before in this country. We want to give you the chance to compete in a nice event, well run and on time in a good venue with good mats, black belts referees and good prizes.Everyday the tournament is heating up with more teams and competitors all over the world coming to participate in this prestigious event.We have already confirmed competing, Marcelo Garcia 2003 Abu Dhabi World champion and 2004 Mundial World champion; Roberto Spider Traven, 2x Mundial World champion, Abu Dhabi Absolute World champion;Tarsis Humphreys, Brazilian champion, 3rd Mundial 2004 brown belt division and Arnold/Gracie World champion 2005 brown belt division; some of the best ATT fighters and more to be announced soon.Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this historic event in Atlanta, Ga 2005, prize money for blue belt, purple belt, brown belt and black belt divisions and for the super fights, beautiful medals and team trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.Confirmed teams to participate Alliance, ATT, Soneca, Luis Palhares, Sucuri, NDBJJ, Mohler from Texas, Gracie Barra fromTampa Fl, Brad Hatcher from Tn, Army Rangers from Ft. Benning, Paragon from Ca and many others joining everyday .In order to assure good organization we won’t accept at the door registration, we want to make the brackets in advance and have everything ready at the day of the event, you will know what time you will compete and your brackets at least 3 days before the tournament. The GI division will be competing on Saturday and No-GI division on Sunday, we will follow the IBJJ Federation rules. We will be updating our site in a regular basis, keep posted for that. The event will be covered for onthemat.com, O Tatame, Abu Dhabi web page and other sites and mags to be announced soon. Feel free to call or send us an email anytime you want,Sincerely…… For more info check our web site below,
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The World Cup Submission Grappling Championship will be open to men, women and youth 5-17 years old and held in the air conditioned Oglethorpe University Gymnasium in Atlanta, Georgia. Don’t miss this prestigious tournament located 3 miles from downtown Atlanta. Atlanta is filled with the best restaurants, clubs,and family entertainment in the Southeast. http://www.atlantagrappling.com
Oglethorpe University Gymnasium4484 Peachtree Road, NEAtlanta, Georgia 30319
$65 for weight division and open weight Guaranteed 2 fights
Must be postmarked no later than June 6th 2005
$85 for both GI and no-Gi DivisionsNo at door registration. Brackets will be set and posted 1 week prior to the event.Spectator Tickets – $10
Enrollment (3 options)
1) Mail a signed entry form along with a money order or certified check made payable to:
Georgia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, 586 Vintage Pointe Run Mableton, Ga 30126
Download registration form here http://www.atlantagrappling.com
2) Register online: http://www.atlantagrappling.com (Preferred and easiest option)
Weigh-Ins will be the same as the Mundial in Brazil. The competitors name will be called and he or she will step to the scales. If the competitor does not make weight then they will be automatically disqualified.
AccommodationsWill be announced at www.atlantagrappling.com
Free Boarding will be offered by the Alliance Martial Arts Center. They will be opening their academy and shower to athletes that cant afford the hotel or hostel. The academy is located a near 5 miles from the event and there will be plenty of transportation options. For directions to the facility please visit www.alliancebjj.com. Bring a sleeping bag!
Here are two links for more information on the area
Map of the vicinity:
Please visit http://atlantagrappling.com
Please check http://atlantagrappling.com for the official World Cup Submission Grappling Championship airline.
From Hartsfield/Jackson International Airport to Oglethorpe or Academy, $20 to event location or group hotel.
Super Shuttle Will be offered from the different participating hotels.
Coaches will be required to check-in online via email and provide a list of registered students to receive credentials. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for credentials.
Point System: Please check http://atlantagrappling.com for rules and point system.
Please use http://mapquest.com for all driving needs. Atlanta is not hard to find!