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Southwest Grapplefest VII and 2012 Combat Sports Expo Coming to the Santa Ana Star Center July 28th

Dave Friedlander
15 July 2012
Southwest Grapplefest VII and 2012 Combat Sports Expo Coming...

This year’s Southwest Combat Sports Expo is approaching fast, July 28th at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho New Mexico. 2012’s version features Southwest Grapplefest VII double elimination Gi and NoGi Submission Grappling Tournament.

Folks are still talking about last year’s event as the opening Dragon dance and Capoeira demonstration were hits. Expo ’12s flagship event is a Crossfit Throwdown followed by Muay Thai, Strongman, MMA, and Kettlebell demos all starting at noon.

Grappling competitors of all skills and ages can register early for $50 one division or $75 two divisions by July 19th 5:00pm. Online registration will continue until July 26th 5:00pm for $60/$85 one/two division(s). Late registration at the door is $70/95 one/two divisions(s). Weigh-ins are at the venue Friday July 27th 5-8pm or Saturday 8-9am sharp!

Grappling/ Jiu-Jitsu matches begin at 10:00am with Kid, Youth, and Teen Gi divisions followed at/or after 11:00am with Kid, Youth and Teen NoGi divisions.

Adult Gi divisions begin at/or after 12:00 noon with Women and Masters Gi followed by Purple, Blue then White.

Adult NoGi divisions begin at/or after 2:00 pm with Women and Masters NoGi followed by Men Advanced and Intermediate. Mens NoGi beginner rounds out the day at/or after 4:00pm.

Spectator tickets for Southwest Grapplefest VII and 2012 Combat Sports Expo are $20 online or for cash at the door.

Register to compete or get your tickets at

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