February 19th, 2015 | Subscribe to AZSBJJF by Email | Subscribe to the AZSBJJF RSS Feed
2014 was a competitive year for the Arizona Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Community. Many schools had good years through the four major tournaments: 9th International AZ Open, 6th AZ Kids Cup, 2014 AZ State Championship and the 6th Southwest BJJ Classic, but only five can finish on the podium.
1st Place – GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy
2nd Place – Nava BJJ
3rd Place – CTA
4th Place – BJJ Revolution
5th Place – Power MMA
1st Place – Power MMA
2nd Place – Nava BJJ
3rd Place – Siege MMA/Lotus Club
4th Place – Primero BJJ
5th Place – CTA
Today, we are also announcing the MVP’s of the 2014 Tournament Season. The MVP’s will have their entry fees sponsored by GDJJ Events for the 2015 Tournament Season.
The Kids 2014 Male MVP goes to Xavier Castillo (Siege MMA/Lotus) who won all four tournaments! Honorable mention goes the runner ups Ben Currance (CTA) and Ian Mowery (GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy), who also won all four tournaments but had a couple less matches than Xavier.
The Kids Female MVP Award goes to Ayden Peterson (Power MMA). Ayden won all four tournaments in 2014! The runner up goes to Elias Flores (Daimyo BJJ) who also won all four tournaments but again had less matches than Ayden.
The Award for the Adult Male 2014 MVP goes to Nathan Hagberg (GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy), who finished the year with five gold medals in three tournaments. The runner ups were David Larson (GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy), Horlando Monteiro (GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy) and Javier Diaz (CheckMat/Chute Boxe), who also won his division in all three of the tournaments this year.
The Adult Female Award goes to Gudrun Gunther (CheckMat/ Chute Boxe), who had great year winning four gold medals in three tournaments. The runner up was Jennifer Bann (GD Jiu-Jitsu Academy), who also won all three tournaments of the year.
The end of 2014 sets up the beginning of 2015 and the chase for MVP starts February 21st & 22nd at the 9th AZ International Open! Full info for the 10th AZ International Open at GD Events Website.