USA vs. Brazil Masters Challenge Competition Opportunity

Sept. 17, 2009, 12 a.m. (ET)

NOTICE: The Deadline to register for the 2009 USA vs. Brazil Masters Challenge has been extended to October 30

USA Judo is pleased to announce a competition opportunity for Masters athletes ages 30 and older, Dec. 2-6 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Athletes will have the opportunity to tour the city of Porto Alegre during peak summer season in Brazil where the temperature averages 80 degrees in addition to competing against top Brazilian Masters athletes.
Athletes will stay at the Hotel SESC Campestre for three nights.  The trip includes a training opportunity with the Brazilians as well as tours of the city and a gala dinner.  
Complete details are as follows:
Tentative Schedule:
Thursday, Dec. 3         
Arrive hotel, workout opportunity

Friday, Dec. 4              
Morning tour of the City
Evening event registration and weigh-in       

Saturday, Dec. 5 Competition
Gala dinner

Sunday, Dec. 6  
Depart for United States
Cost Double room: $550 per person
Single room: $650 per person
Cost Includes                       
Transportation between airport and hotel                 
Transportation between hotel and venue
Tour of city on Friday
Meals at hotel
Entry fee for competition
Responsibility of athlete
Visas are required for travel to Brazil
Deadlines Confirmation of attendance and 50% deposit by Friday, Oct. 30
Balance due by Friday 11/6.
All athletes interested in competing must contact Alyssa Johnson at 719.866.3684 or

For travel arrangements, please contact