This year the U.S. Open XVIII has a new location! We will be hosting the tournament at the Kaiser Permanente Arena, home of the Santa Cruz Warriors Professional Basketball team! The brand new Kaiser Permanente Arena is located in beautiful down town Santa Cruz just five minutes from the beach and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!
Registration is open to all belt levels and divisions from Juvenile, Adult, Female Adult, Female Master, Master, and Senior I-IV divisions. We are also so excited to have added a new Kids division in all belt levels and ages to the U.S. Open! Don't hesitate and register today!
Early Registration prices will end on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:59pm!!! Register now to get the Early Registration prices!
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Rules Seminar with Professor Alvaro Mansur, 5th Degree Black Belt, and the Director of Referees for the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
Date and Time:
Friday, October 18
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Public: $60
U.S. Open Competitors: $30
We are dedicated to improving all aspects of the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from tournament organization to refereeing quality.
The U.S. Open has become known for the quality and fairness of its refereeing, and Professor Alvaro Mansor has played a big role in helping to ensure that our referees are competent and qualified for their very important jobs.
But this seminar is also FOR COMPETITORS. If you know and understand the nuances of the rules under which you compete, then your chances of winning will greatly improve. To help improve your tournament experience, we are offering U.S. Open Competitors a 50% discount on this seminar.
Registration is Here!