8.30.2010

THE NOW: 2010 FBT THAILAND OPEN


REGISTER NOW!!!

FBT Sports returns as our marquee sponsor, the producers of the high-quality custom rashguards. The first 100 competitors to register will receive this custom rashguard as a gift. In addition to this news, we have more updates for our annual competition taking place October 23-24, 2010 here in Bangkok, TH.

REFEREE SEMINAR PRE-TOURNAMENT
On Friday October 22nd from 1 to 5pm Profesor Stephen Kamphuis and Mark Simmerman will host a free referee seminar at Bangkok BJJ Academy for a maxiumum of 20 people. This is a great opportunity to study the IBJJF rules more carefully in order to improve your performance and to contribute better officiating at regional competitions. Please send an email to thailandbjj@gmail.com with "Referee Seminar" in the subject line to reserve your spot.

BLACK-BELT SEMINAR POST-TOURNAMENT
On Monday October 25 from 1-6pm, we will hold a special half-day Black Belt Seminar led by Bangkok BJJ's own Profesor Adam Kayoom and a second special guest Black Belt. For athletes who competed, this special Black Belt seminar will cost only 400 baht. For others who did not compete but wish to attend, the price for the seminar will be 1,000 baht per person. This Black Belt seminar is limited to 25 persons. If you wish to join, please send an email to thailandbjj@gmail.com and write "BLACK BELT SEMINAR" in the subject line of the email. Following the seminar beginning at 630pm, there will be an open mat session until 9pm. 

PRIZES
*First 100 to register receive custom FBT/BJJAT rashguard

*Alll competitors will receive a tournament t-shirt

*First 100 to register are eligible to win a new Shoyoroll gi

*All gold medalists in the absolute divisions for white/blue/purple/brown/black & women's white+blue will receive a $100 USD gift certificate from Budovideos.com

*Division winners will receive their own copy of BJJ Spirits magazine, the leading BJJ/Grappling magazine from Japan

*Kauai Kimonos, the makers of all rip-stop gis from Bali will be raffling gis + merch-table at the tournament.

*Redstar Gis, hailing from Canada will also be making their SEA debut with raffled gis and discounted prices at the tournament.

*Kombat Mouthguards, producers of quality mouthguard pieces for MMA/Muay Thai/Grappling from Phuket, TH will raffle a free custom mouthguard. The fitting will be done on sight to ensure quality fit

*Golden Palace Hotel (Sukhumvit Soi 1) is offering discounted rate for all competitors. 900 baht per night, discounted from their usual rate of 1350 baht

*Brands available for sale at the tournament: Kauai Kimonos, Redstar BJJ, BJJ-ASIA, SEABJJ, Kombat Mouthguards, FBT, Fairtex + more!!!

AND WHAT YOU'VE COME TO EXPECT FROM US AT BJJAT & WHAT WE'VE IMPROVED UPON
*Heavy heavy custom made medals for gold, silver and bronze medalists

*We've changed locations to accommodate for larger competition space to Seacon Square

*The competition area will be fully enclosed and all unauthorized persons entering the enclosed space during competition will be disqualified

*Samitvej Hospital staff will be onsight to attend to all injuries

*IBJJ rules will be posted at key locations for all to review

*Improved PA system

*Automated bracketing system and online registration done by strongvon.com

*All competitors receive tournament t-shirt sponsored by KMT Travel

*more prizes to be announced on the day

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Where are the no gi rules posted?

Anonymous said...

I like the new medal design with the Thai temple guardian and Thai script on one side. Gives it more of a Thai flavor.

- MW