Javier Vazquez Wrestling Nationals
Sunday, January 29th, 2012 starts at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Wrestling tournament for the kids / Fit Expo for the parents / BJJ Tournament (Gracie Nationals).
This is part of the Dominator Series and competitors earn points towards the CAGWA Dominator Championship Belt. This is the same day the Gracie Nationals Jiu-Jitsu Tournament is being held at the LA Fitness Expo – check out both.
Now Javier “Showtime” Vazquez gets paid to fight and grapple for the UFC but he got his start by start wresting in high school. He’s competed, coached, mentored and volentered so when the oppertunity arrose to bring a wresting tournament to the LA Fit Expo the Vazquez was the perfect embasador.
CEO of CAGWA Eddie Ruiz comments, “This joint venture is ideal for both parents and wrestlers. Parents and wrestlers will enjoy their wrestling experience and enjoy the rest of the day attending the Fitness Expo.”
Javier Vazquez Wrestling Nationals
[social][/social]The First Annual Javier Vazquez Wrestling Nationals in Association with CAGWA Youth Wrestling debuts at California’s largest fitness event, The Bodybuilding.com Los Angeles Fitness Expo on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Halls G & H.
“I am extremely excited to produce a wrestling tournament experience like nothing you have ever seen and making this the most anticipated event of the year for everyone in the wrestling community” states mixed martial artist Javier “Showtime” Vazquez who currently fights for the UFC featherweight division. “For the first time ever we will be partnering with our friends at The Los Angeles Fitness Expo and CAGWA Wrestling as part of the California Super Tournament Series (CST5), a one-of-a-kind event”!
CEO of CAGWA Eddie Ruiz comments, “This joint venture is ideal for both parents and wrestlers. Parents and wrestlers will enjoy their wrestling experience and enjoy the rest of the day attending the Fitness Expo. The feedback from parents who have previously attended the expo has been positive. This tournament will also be part of the CAGWA Dominator Series where wrestlers earn points by placing throughout the entire season and claim dominance by claiming the CAGWA Dominator Championship Belt.”
The Los Angeles Fitness Expo is well respected as “LA’s #1 Health & Fitness Event” focusing on “Fitness for Everybody”. As such, it is also a prime destination for fans of numerous fighting disciplines (including Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Mixed Martial Arts…) and now gladly welcomes the addition of The First Annual Javier Vazquez Wrestling Nationals. The Expo is proud of their long standing partnership with Javier’s wife Rose Gracie (from the prestigious Gracie Family) who produces the Gracie’s US Nationals and Kids World Championships – premier jiu-jitsu tournaments for competitors and major sponsors.
Expo Director Erin Ferries comments, “We are honored to be working with Javier Vazquez and Eddie Ruiz on this exciting addition to our weekend as we continue to expand our programming to include more youth oriented events. Wrestling is a true test of endurance, skill and athleticism and we look forward to seeing great competitions.”
The Los Angeles Fitness Expo offers attendees over 300 exhibits showcasing the latest in fitness, diets, nutrition and strength and wellness products and services. The Expo plays host to 13 professional and amateur competitions and includes such fan favorites as: The Iron Man Naturally Bodybuilding Contest, Bodybuilding.com Bodyspace Spokesmodel Search, The All-American Strongman Challenge, Vise Grip Viking Challenge, CrossFit Kids, US Gracie Nationals and Gracie Kids World Champions, MaxReps for Cash Attendee Competition and much more yet to be announced! Fans will get to meet the industry’s top athletes and celebrities (including some who will sign autographs and pose for pictures) as well as learn and engage in activities throughout the weekend.
“I can’t wait to see you on the mats” proclaims Javier as he also encourages like-minded Sponsors and Exhibitors to participate at the Expo. For more information including registration fees, log on to www.Javiervazquez.tv or www.cagwa.com contact directly at (626) 705-7797.
Adult admission tickets are $20 per day or $30 for the full weekend, children 12 years and under are $10 per day and children under 6 are free, Show hours are Saturday January 28, 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM and Sunday January 29, 10 AM – 5PM. Plenty of parking is available. For more information on ticketing, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities visit www.thefitexpo.com. While there the fitness expo is a great place to see the players in the fitness industry and experience the Gracie Nationals, a jiu-jitsu tournament for adults and kids.