October 2013 – FIVE GI.NOGI GRAPPLING CALIFORNIA INVITATIONAL is coming to the Crown Plaza Resort in Anaheim, California on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013. Many of the best jiu-jitsu players in California will be featured on a FREE LIVE STREAM.
FIVE GI.NOGI GRAPPLING (FIVE) intends to crown a number of California champions who will then move on to compete against all-comers’ at the FIVE GI.NOGI GRAPPLING CALIFORNIA 1, set for February 22nd,2014.
“We wanted to do something special for the California jiu-jitsu community…something to get people excited in anticipation for our first open event in California”, said Dayan Henson, CEO or FIVE GI.NOGI GRAPPLING.
He continued, “Part of what we are trying to bring to the world of competitive jiu-jitsu is a platform that recognizes and promotes great athletes and accomplished competitors. The FIVE GRAPPLING CALIFORNIA INVITATIONAL is a great example of our commitment to helping build the profiles of athletes who compete in FIVE events”.
The FIVE GRAPPLING CALIFORNIA GRAPPLING INVITATIONAL will host 9 Open Weight Divisions as well as 2 Kid’s Division Super Fights.
The featured division being a 5 man EXPERT NOGI Round Robin featuring head to head match-up with some of the world’s best in Keenan Cornelius, Jackson Souza & Gary Tonan and others… CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISIONS MEN’S OPEN GI – BLACK, BROWN, PURPLE & BLUE MEN’S OPEN NOGI – EXPERT (Round Robin), ADVANCED & NOVICE WOMEN’S OPEN GI- BLACK/BROWN WOMEN’S OPEN NOGI- EXPERT BOY’S – SUPERFIGHT GIRL’S – SUPERFIGHT The winners will take home great prizes, free entry to California 1 and be eligible for potential sponsorship considerations. Limited spectator passes will be made available to the general public…stay tuned for more details.
Much of the event will be STREAMED LIVE (with commentary) FREE of charge right here: