This Saturday the South American Jiu-Jitsu Open takes place at the São José Multiuso Arena in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
The winning team from 2009, Sul Jiu-Jitsu is going in at full force, in hopes of winning for the second time in a row.
“We’ve got fifty-five athletes going in. We won the South Brazilian Open this season and now we’re going for our second South American title!” warns Fernando Paradeda.
The event will pay out two tickets to the European Open, to take place January 27 to 30 in Lisbon, Portugal. One of the tickets will go to the winner of the black belt adult open weight division, while the other will be raffled off among the adult female and male black belt winners.
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