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U.S. Open X News Flash

    Thu, 2005-09-01 06:41 — Claudio Franca

    U.S. Open X News Flash 8-31-05

    • Get ready Jiu-Jitsu fans. Paul Guzman-Sanchez produce of the Submit Fighter TV show in southern California will be covering this historic event this year. This means the United States` first ever Brown & Black Belt challenge will be televised!

    • Spectators, 25% of your entrance fee, and the minimum $1.00 donation you make to the U.S. Open History Museum will benefit the Bay School, a non-profit facility that educates children who have autism.

    • Head of the Confederation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Referees, Alvaro Mansor will be here training referees for the tournament.

    • Professor Mansor will also be available to ANY competitor or coach who has questions regarding the CBJJ and IBJJF official rules from Monday, October 17th through Thursday, October 20th. Call the academy at (831) 476-7650 to consult with him on any rules-related question you have. Also, be sure to check out the Rules and Referees` Seminar on Sunday, October 16th, 2005. For more info see the link provided below.

    • We urge everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to learn and understand the rules.

    For the Ladies:

    • We have received many calls regarding the women`s divisions at the U.S. Open. We encourage you all to register now, so that other women will know they have people to compete with. The sooner you do it, the more likely you are to fill your divisions. "If you build it, they will come…."

    • Check here to see if anyone has registered for your division.

    • As part of your U.S. Open X experience, the promoters invite female competitors to attend an All-Women`s Jiu-Jitsu seminar conducted by 5-time Pan-American Champion Luka Tavares, FREE OF CHARGE! Non-competitor women may attend for $50.00.

    For more information about Seminars held in conjunction with the U.S. Open X, visit the following:

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