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Copa America Grappling Championships - Saturday May 19th, 2012

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  • Martial Arts Event: Copa America Grappling Championships - Saturday, May 19th, 2012
  • Martial Arts Style: Copa America Grappling Championships is a Gi and No-Gi Grappling Event
  • Event location: Mt Zion High School in Jonesboro (2535 Mt Zion Pkwy, Jonesboro, GA 30238).
  • Directions: Click here for directions or see the attached map
  • Event Details: For the most up to date information, visit the Copa America Website
  • Registration: Click here to register
  • Cost: $50 (children), $60 (adults) in advance; $60 (children), $70 (adults) day of the event; $10 extra for absolute division entry
  • Spectators fee: $5


Weigh-ins start at 9 AM. Event starts at 10 AM.


Depending on your skill level, there are specific rules. Click here for the rules of this event.

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  • First thing you will do is check-in to register or confirm registration.
  • Weigh in (you can weigh-in at any time before your first match)
  • Visit your designated ring to gauge when your first match will be
  • Match Time – Good luck!

What to expect:

  • if you arrive early for weigh-ins on the same day, expect to be there for 2 to 5 hours
  • Be prepared to go to your designated ring when called immediately (but be prepared to wait there until your match for up to 30 minutes)
  • Be prepared to compete in consecutive matches as you may have only one to five minutes in between each

What you need to bring:

  • Mouthpiece
  • Cup (groin protector)
  • shorts with a drawstring (no pockets allowed) AND/OR GI (no rips and properly fitting)

We recommend bringing:

  • Bottled Water
  • Towel
  • Spare grappling shorts in case of rips
  • Food (bananas, apples, granola bars)
  • flip-flops

All information courtesy of the Copa America website


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