Wednesday, February 24, 2010

ROLLAPALOOZA 5 - March 13, 2010

The Categories:

The event will consist of GI divisions for WHITE, BLUE, PURPLE and BROWN during the first half of the event then NOGI divisions following a short intermission. Weight divisions for WHITE, BLUE and NOGI categories are as follows:

Featherweight: 139.9 and below
Lightweight: 140 - 159.9 lbs.
Middleweight: 160 - 179.9 lbs.
Cruiserweight: 180 - 199.9 lbs.
Heavyweight: 200 lbs. and over

Entries for the GI competition must weigh-in with the kimono on. Entries for the NOGI competition weigh-in without the kimono. If you are competing in both competitions you will only need to make weight once, prior to the GI portion of the event.

For PURPLE belts, we will have three categories: the LIGHT, HEAVY and OPEN divisions. On the day of the competition, all purple belts will be weighed and split into the light and heavy divisions according to their official weights. BROWN belts will have one OPEN division and one WOMENS division for each GI and NOGI.

JUNIORS divisions for 15-17 year olds will have 2 categories: below 70kg and above 70kg and now for the first time in Rollapalooza, we will have KIDS divisions for participants aged 8-14 years old with 3 weight categories: below 30kg, 31-40kg and above 40kg.

The Venue:

The Martial Arts Center (beside the College Covered Courts), Ateneo de Manila University Campus, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. The venue opens at 9:00AM and official weigh-ins from 9:00AM to 10:00AM. Competition proper is scheduled to begin promptly at 10am.


Early Registration DEADLINE is on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Entries received on or before the deadline can avail of a discounted registration fee of PHP600 for one event and PHP800 for both events. LATE and DAY-OF-EVENT entries will cost PHP650 for one event and PHP900 for both events. We will be following the IBJJF rulebook for this event (only straight foot locks allowed for NOGI divisions)

We at are again very excited to bring you the first ROLLAPALOOZA event of 2010 and look forward to even more for the coming year. For any questions and inquiries about ROLLAPALOOZA 5, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail at (use "rolla5" as subject header) or call the tournament organizer at 0917-5374402.

Also STAY TUNED to for more announcements. It is your continued support that allows us to have better and better competitions for the community, thank you!!!

Friday, February 19, 2010


photos c/o Jed Escueta

ROLLAPALOOZA 5 is set for March 13, 2010 with all categories including gi, nogi, adults, women's, absolute and for the first time kids and juniors divisions as well in a one day event. More tournament information coming very soon!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Parabens Guto Campos of Atos Jiu-Jitsu! 2010 European BJJ Blackbelt Absolute Champion!