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COVID Safety Protocols at TCO Events

COVID Safety Protocols at TCO Events

At Tap Cancer Out events, safety is of the utmost importance to us. We have waited 15 months from our last tournament in 2020 to get to a place where we feel we can safely host an open Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament that minimizes (but certainly doesn’t fully...
Final Connecticut 2020 Tournament Update

Final Connecticut 2020 Tournament Update

I’m saddened to inform you that our 2020 Connecticut BJJ Open has been officially cancelled. It will not be rescheduled this calendar year, but we have already secured March 27th and 28th of 2021 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center to try again. For many reasons...
Why do so many BJJ tournaments suck?

Why do so many BJJ tournaments suck?

It’s one of the worst kept secrets in all of BJJ, but very few people talk about it and even less do anything about it. We take the tournament experience VERY seriously at Tap Cancer Out, and we’re calling on all tournament organizers to do the same. COULD I...
Wrapping Up the Grappling for Good Tour

Wrapping Up the Grappling for Good Tour

It was late October of 2017 when it hit me—an idea that would change Tap Cancer Out, and my life. I messaged Adam, at the time one of our most dedicated volunteers, and told him, “I’m about to blow your mind, if you really want to change the world with...
The Grappling for Good Tour is Coming!

The Grappling for Good Tour is Coming!

On the surface, BJJ is a martial art. But at its core, BJJ is much more. We bump fists before we berimbolo, learn as we lasso sweep, and forge friendships as we foot lock. Tap Cancer Out was born as a way to show the world that jiu-jitsu is more than just fighting –...
2016 Philadelphia BJJ Open Wrapup

2016 Philadelphia BJJ Open Wrapup

103 Fundraisers – 900 Donors – $62,000+ Raised!!!! On October 22nd, 2016, we traveled to United Sports in Downingtown, PA, for our first Philadelphia BJJ Open in support of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The PA/NJ/MD area welcomed us with open arms...