The Thailand BJJ/Grappling Open will take place here in Bangkok on September 27-28, 2008 @ Union Mall. Below are some of the details concerning the event. For more information, please check out the THAILANDBJJCOMP blog.

This year’s competition will be distinguished by the following;
  • Expansive competition mat space covering at least 240 square meters
  • High quality refereeing committed to protecting the safety of competitors, following IBJJF rules, and promoting the highest standards of sportsmanship
  • First-aid support will be on hand
  • Distinctive, presentation-grade medals and trophies
  • First 100 competitors with paid registration will receive a custom-made rash guard
  • Prizes for Most Technical fighter, Most Submissions and Absolute Champions
  • Exhibition MMA matches
  • Entry fees waived for Brown and Black belt competitors
  • Separate, private changing areas and clean bathrooms all weekend

We will also be offering a special competitor's discount at the Golden Palace Hotel located on Sukhumvit, Soi 1. It's a 5 minute walk to the skytrain and is ideally located in Central Bangkok.
The cost per person per night will be only 675 baht ($21 USD). For 835 baht ($26 USD) an American breakfast will be included. All rooms have air conditioning, cable TV and mini-bar. The Elefin Cafe in the hotel lobby will also offer all athletes a 20% discount on all food and drinks.
The hotel has a nice swimming pool, a great Thai spa for a post-competition massage, and is conveniently located across the street from the world famous Bumrungrad Hospital (let's hope you don't need it).

For reservations, please contact:
mkt@goldenpalacehotel.com with reference to 'BJJ COMPETITION'. This special offer covers September 26-29, 2008.

We are also looking to put on several exhibition MMA fights which will be supported by FBT MMA gear. Please contact Mr. Simmerman for more details:
marksimmerman@gmail.com. In addition, we are organizing brown/black-belt superfights in either gi or no-gi. Those interested, please contact Mr. Simmerman as well.

This event is brought to you by the support of BJJAT (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association of Thailand), Bangkok Fight Club, EMAC and BJJ-ASIA.


Anonymous said...

Is the hotel within walking distance of the competition? What time does the competition start?

LUKE said...

The hotel is a quick walk to the skytrain(BTS) station which will take you to the tournament at Union Mall. The comp will most likely start around 10am.