SANTA CRUZ – The creators of the U.S. Open and American Cup Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments proudly announce the return of the All Star Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium February 16 and 17. Due to popular demand, the All Star tournament this year will introduce divisions for children of all belt levels and women over age 30. The tournament also welcomes male and female competitors at all belt levels in the Juvenile, Adult, Master and Senior age categories. Saturday, February 16 will feature competition for all kids, and blue and brown belts. White, purple, and black belts are scheduled to compete on Sunday, February 17.
- Regular registration from February 5 – 8 is $75 for kids and $90 for all other divisions.
- Late registration from February 9 – 11 is $94 for kids and $109 for all other divisions.
Tournament founder Claudio Franca of Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu Jitsu schools expects the All Star tournament to draw an international field of competitors as well as hundreds of athletes from Santa Cruz County and the Bay Area. The All Star tournament is sanctioned by the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation and features individual and team competition. The tournament will uphold a single-elimination format that adheres to official International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation rules. Winning matches are determined by submission, points, advantage or referee’s decision.
Spectators can watch ongoing competition from 9am to 6pm. Admission is $12 for adults; $9.50 for children ages 5 -12 and seniors age 60+; and free for children age 4 and younger.
For every ticket sold we will donate 20% of sales to Second Harvest Food Bank.
For every $1 donated, 4 meals can be provided. Therefore, that will mean for every Adult ticket sold, 10 meals will be provided for families. And for every Child ticket sold, 6 meals will be provided!
So, please bring all of your friends & family to the All Star #2 Tournament on Saturday, February 16 & Sunday, February 17!
Tickets can be purchased at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium box office each day of the event. Proceeds from tickets sales benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. Spectators who bring a food donation will receive a free All Star tournament T-shirt.
Visit www.allstartournament.com or call (831) 476-7650 for more information.