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Introducing: “The Podium”

 Since 2011 we have hosted over 40 events, welcomed more than 14,000 competitors onto our mats, received more than 50,000 donations, and raised and donated more than $2.25 million to our beneficiary partners, funding dozens of grants and special programs that without a doubt enrich and save the lives of those with cancer. This year we’re facing our most difficult challenge in the Coronavirus….

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BJJ in Quarantine: A List of Resources

  This has been a very tough time for all us BJJ practitioners. Most of us have never been away from the mats this long. But that doesn’t mean you have to completely give up on your BJJ training! There has been quite a bit of ingenuity and generosity coming from top level BJJ competitors, school owners, and others around the world to help practitioners…

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Spring Tour Updates

As the world continues to face ongoing healthcare threats, we wanted to be proactive in addressing our upcoming Spring Tour this May and June. We already rescheduled our Connecticut tournament, originally slated for March 28th, to August 15th. It was of course a no-brainer considering the state of our country right now. However, our May and June events are still staring down this storm. Even…

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Connecticut Tournament Update

It is with both sadness and hope that I announce that our Connecticut BJJ Open, slated to be hosted on March 28th and 29th, along with its Sub-Only Showcase, will be rescheduled for the weekend of August 15th and 16th of this year in the same location (Floyd Little Athletic Center). Our May and June events are currently unchanged. As an organization, we are always…

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Meet the Tap Cancer Out 2020 Beneficiaries

Tap Cancer Out is proud to announce our beneficiary partners, which we have committed to funding $1,000,000+ in grants and special projects in 2020. What is different about this year vs. the past is that instead of just one, we have partnered with nine very deserving beneficiaries. This allows us to create a wider range of impact not only through research but also by providing training, survivorship support,…

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Tap Cancer Out Presents Alex’s Lemonade Stand with $870,000 Gift

Tap Cancer Out (TCO), the most impactful nonprofit in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is committed to fighting for those in the fight of their lives, and in partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) are facing pediatric cancer head on. TCO’s 2019 fundraising efforts, which included 17 events throughout the US, resulted in an $870,000 gift to ALSF, which will primarily fund research for better cures and…

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