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Tap Cancer Out Honored in 2015 Classy Top 100 List

For the second year in a row, in recognition of our effort to raise awareness and funds on behalf of cancer-fighting organizations, Tap Cancer Out has been named as one of the Classy 100. The Classy 100 acknowledges the top charity organizations for their efforts to make a positive impact in the community and beyond. Tap Cancer Out ranked #84 overall, including #36 in the Health Services category. Thanks…

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Our 2014 Annual Report

Who reads an Annual Report? Not many, I’d assume. But I hope you’ll read this one, because I promise, it’s worth it. This isn’t an ordinary Annual Report, filled with industry jargon and confusing numbers. This is a document written from the heart. This is our way of pulling the curtain back and showing EVERYONE exactly what we’re about and exactly where your money goes. We…

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CT Cask Fest Raises $1,200 for Tap Cancer Out

On Sunday, May 31, Craft260, a popular beer bar and bistro in Fairfield, CT, raised $1,200 to help benefit Tap Cancer Out and the organization’s efforts to help end cancer. The Connecticut Cask Fest, which was held under a tent in the restaurant’s parking lot, featured 18 local Connecticut breweries that generously donated several casks of their unique brews for attendees to taste. This is the…

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A Goodbye to Our Friend Michael

Last week I heard the news that our friend and one of Tap Cancer Out’s first and biggest supporters, Michael Durbin, had passed away after a long bout with cancer. I first met Michael at the IBJJF New York Open in the early days of Tap Cancer Out​. He was full of energy and excitement as he watched the matches unfold, giddy that Marcelo Garcia was only steps…

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Play Fantasy BJJ with Kountermove and Tap Cancer Out!!

  So, you think you know your Jiu-Jitsu superstars? Do you spend hours after training sessions arguing with your buddies that Sonnen’s submission game is progressing quickly? Or that Catch-Wrestling is better than Jiu-Jitsu? Well, now it’s time to settle the argument once and for all!! Kountermove Fantasy MMA and Tap Cancer Out are teaming up to bring you Metamoris 6 Pro Jiu-Jitsu fantasy game!…

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2015 Spring BJJ Open Wrapup

107 Fundraisers. 1,186 Donors. $70,000+ raised for St. Baldrick’s! Each year since 2012 we return to Bunnell High School for our annual Spring BJJ Open and each year outdoes the previous, and 2015 was no different. Our morning kicked off with our FIRST EVER kids, juniors, and teens divisions! Over 60 young competitors filled the mats and fought so tough. The talent level was off the charts and…

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