A big thank you and congratulations to all the courageous competitors that participated in the first ever Colorado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Stapleton / Colorado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu West / Otomi Martial Arts In-House Submission Challenge tournament. Turnout was great, the matches displayed excellent Jiu Jitsu, and the competition was fierce but friendly! Excellent all around! Thank you to Professor Angelo Swimmer and Coach Shannon Shomo for hosting our In-House Submission Challenge at the wonderful new CBJJ West facilities. Thank you to Coach Ranulfo Gonzalez and Coach Kim Layne Gonzalez for brining the Otomi/CTBJJA Crew up for the fun, refereeing, and working the tables. Thank you to Big Don Westman for being our head referee. Much thanks also to Heather Sarles Westman and Coach Teri Stewart for all your work on the brackets, rules, tables, and general organization of the event. Thank you also to each of our table workers, including Steve Gonzo, Brooke Gonzo, Dave Stokes, John McAndrews, Lewi Gault, Diana Toro and many others (I know I am missing some). Brilliant! Thank you also to Derek S. for providing the Submission Challenge medals to our competitors.
Way to go folks, what a great event, what a great Jiu Jitsu Community!
Pictures from the In-House Submission Challenge:
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