October 16th marked 2nd day of the US Open XV; held in Santa Cruz California. Local boy Jeremy Montes Jr from the Claudio Franca BJJ Academy showed up with 3 other team-mates to represent the Juvenile Division Team Competition. The Claudio Franca Juvenile Team took the 2nd place trophy with 3 Gold Medals and 1 Bronze.
Jeremy Montes Jr. has been having a good year with medals in every IBJJF tournament that he has competed in. Adding another Gold medal to his 2010 season; Jeremy finished his US OPEN XV final match with a super-tight choke that gave no other choice than immediate submssion once he set it in.