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    U.S. Open XII Dates Confirmed for Oct. 20 &21, 2007

    Sat, 2007-02-03 11:39 — Claudio Franca

    Save the Date!
    This year "America's Favorite Tournament" will take place October 20 and 21, 2007 at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium.

    Please mark the dates on your calendars so you can make plans to attend in October. Organized, fun, and friendly come and find out why the U.S. Open is "America's Favorite Tournament."

    Early Registration Deadline Tonight 11:59 pm!!!!!

    Thu, 2006-10-12 11:53 — Claudio Franca

    Early Registration ends Tonight, Thursday Oct. 12, 11:59pm
    Early Reg. Price $65.00! Save Money Register Now!

    After midnight on tonight (Thursday) the registration price goes up to $80.00 Final Registration deadline is Monday, October 16, 11:59 pm.

    Register Here Now
    U.S. Open XI Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament
    phone: (831) 476-7650

    US Open BJJ Tournament Registration Deadlines!!!!

    Mon, 2006-10-09 10:24 — Claudio Franca

    We'd like to remind you that the last day for EARLY registration is Thursday, October 12th by 11:59 pm PST. The price for early registration is $65 Thereafter, the FINAL deadline for tournament registration is Monday, October 16th by 11:59 pm. The price for late registration is $80 Please take advantage of the early registration discount and register today!

    The Organizers of the U.S. Open

    Weigh-ins On the Mat Before your Match!

    U.S. Open Tournament News Rules and Referees Seminar

    Fri, 2006-09-29 09:21 — Claudio Franca

    Over the years, the U.S. Open has acquired a reputation for the quality and fairness of the refereeing at the tournament. This is due in large part to Professor Alvaro Mansor and his tireless efforts to educate the Jiu-Jitsu community about the rules of BJJ and the yearly seminar he conducts prior to the tourney at the Claudio Franca Academy in Santa Cruz.

    U.S. Open News on Myspace, Zebra Mats and more....

    Thu, 2006-08-31 01:20 — Claudio Franca

    Zebra Mats to Sponsor the U.S. Open 11
    Tatame style mats safer for competition...
    Dear Alan,

    This year we are proud to have Zebra Mats providing the competition floor for the U.S. Open Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu Tournament. You can step into the competition area with confidence that you'll be safe with tatame style mats; they're less likely to come apart during your match.

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    Buy Mats off the competition floor!

    Anyone interested in outfitting their garage, club, or dojo with high-quality mats may purchase them off the tournament floor.

    Please contact us if you are interested.

    Get Great Hotel Deals for U.S. Open Tournament

    Wed, 2006-08-23 09:29 — Claudio Franca

    Santa Cruz Beach Inn Provides Discount Rates
    Mention the U.S. Open Tournament to get a great deal on Rooms
    Dear Alan,

    We have made arrangements with the Santa Cruz Beach Inn to provide accommodations at reasonable rates to participants in the U.S. Open. These rooms are first rate!

    * Standard 2 Queen Guest Rooms, 2 or more nights: $89.00/Night
    * Standard 2 Queen Guest Rooms, 3 or more nights: $79.00/Night

    U.S. Open News for 8-08-06

    Wed, 2006-08-09 09:10 — Claudio Franca

    Team Saulo Ribeiro Set to Defend their Title
    Brown & Black Belt Team Challenge 2 heats up!!!!
    Dear Alan,

    U.S. Open News

    Sat, 2006-07-29 09:19 — Claudio Franca

    Gracie Magazine Features Claudio Franca
    from the Copa Atlantica Sul to the U.S. Open Tournament
    Dear Scott,

    Please be sure to check out the article in the July issue #113 of Gracie Magazine on Claudio Franca, organizer of the U.S. Open Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament in the United States and the Copa Atlantica Sul in Rio de Janeiro. Share the memories and see some vintage photographs!

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    Calling All Women

    Juniors are You Dreaming of Becoming a World Champion?

    Tue, 2006-07-11 12:55 — Claudio Franca

    Attention Juniors--Will You Take the U.S. Open Title on Your Way to the Top?
    There's only one way to find out...
    Dear Alan,

    For all you sixteen- and seventeen- year-olds craving intense competition, the U.S. Open XI Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament will deliver that and more.

    Top-Notch Competition; Referees that Care

    You are the next generation of Jiu-Jitsu champions. Come test yourself against the very best in your age group. Fight hard knowing that the referees at the U.S. Open always look out for your safety.

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