Thursday, September 15, 2011


U.S Open XVI
October 15th and 16th in the Event Center at San Jose State University
Rules and Referee Seminar
This seminar is conducted by Professor Alvaro Mansur, 5th Degree Black Belt, and the Director of Referees for the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

Thursday, October 14th, 2011
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Dojo in San Jose
General Public: $60
U.S. Open Competitors: $30
The U.S. Open has become known for the quality and fairness in refereeing. Professor Alvaro Mansor has played a big role in helping to ensure that our referees are competent and qualified for their very important jobs. From tournament organization to refereeing quality, we are dedicated to improving all aspects of the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

This seminar is not only for referees. It is for anyone who seeks a greater understanding of the sport of Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu.