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Carlao defines dates and announces more prize money in 2010

total prizes = 148,000 us$

GRACIEMAG had access to the timetable for the international tryouts for the much-awaited World professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2010, to be held the 15th, 16th and 17th of April in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.

According to Carlao Santos, the sum of 145 thousand dollars will be up for grabs, to be divided among all belt groups. And for the ladies, the champion will take home four thousand dollars and runner-up takes two.

With the exception of Brazil, the dates for the tryouts for the event to be broadcast on network tv in Abu Dhabi, which is transmitted to over 30 countries, have been defined.

Check out the worldwide schedule for
World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup 2010 tryouts:

Australia: November 15;
New Zealand: November 21;
South Africa: December 5 (only for Africans)
England: December 12 (only for Europeans);
Florida, USA: January 31 (open to all residents);
California, USA: February 13 or 14 (open to all residents);
Canada: March 6 (only for locals with North American passport);
Brazil: March 14 (to be confirmed)*;
Belgium: March 20 (only Europeans);
Japan: March 20 (only for Asians).

* The date for the Brazilian trials is yet to be confirmed. The organizers expect to hold one in Rio de Janeiro and another in the South of the country.

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