Making its debut as an International event, the 5th Arizona Open welcomes two more Black Belt competitors with Worldwide recognition. 2009 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Runner-Up and 2009 European Champion, Kron Gracie  (Rickson Gracie ), is set to compete against 2009 US National No-Gi Champion, GRACIEMAG #2 Fighter to Watch in 2010, and Gracie Barra Stand-Out, Philipe Della Monica  (Gracie Barra ), in a Middleweight match.
Witness all the action, along with the Featherweight match-up between 7x World Champion Robson Moura (Nova Uniao ) and 2009 Japanese National Champion Nobuhiko Kitahara (Axis JJ), at the 5th AZ International Open of BJJ on March 13-14, 2010 in Mesa, AZ.
Deadline for Early Registrations is 11:59pm on March 5th, 2010
Deadline for ALL Registrations is 11:59pm on March 10th, 2010
The GD JIU-JITSU Events in association with the Arizona State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (AZSBJJF) is proud to announce the 5TH ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL OPEN OF BJJ. The competition will take place on March 13th & 14th at the Westwood High School located at 945 W. 8th St. in Mesa, AZ 85201.
Gracie Mag will be covering the event.
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition will offer kids, juveniles, Adult (Male and Female), Masters and Senior Divisions. We have just added Masters Division for Purple, Brown, and Black Belts.
IMPORTANT: Registration will be closed for the Kids division after 180 competitors. Registration for Juveniles, Adults, Masters, Seniors, and Women will be closed after 350 competitors.
For the FIRST time ever, GD Jiu-Jitsu Events will be offering FREE tournament T-Shirts to ALL Kids competitors who Pre-Register for the 5th AZ International Open of BJJ! To receive a FREE Competitor's T-Shirt, parents must me sure to register their child by the PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE on MARCH 5TH @ 11:59 PM. Competitors registered AFTER this time will NOT receive a T-Shirt.