The wait is over!!! The Girls in Gis 6th year anniversary celebration of all celebrations is this weekend in Houston Texas!!! On Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT) the festivities will be held at Elite Mixed Martial Arts – Houston 10640 Westheimer Rd Houston, Texas 77042. This is the largest event of the year and one not one to be missed. We have tons of giveaways, amazing hosts and fun for all ages.
Join us and our all star team of hosts Brown belts Kristine Felts of Peak Performance, Kat Harrison of Claunch Academy, Veronica Mota-Messina of Revolution Dojo Katy, Lana Hunter of Ohana Academy, Kristin Gracie Barra Sugarland Dracalino and Gaby Muller of Aliance Jiu-Jitsu. Along with our purple belt hosts Olympia Watts of Gracie Barra Sugarland Dracalino, Vicki Serrano of CEV Athletics, Belinda Bueno Serrano of CEV Athleics, Kelly McGonigle of Revolution Dojo Katy and Ketra Bartek of Gracie Humaita Austin. These ladies are not only some the top competitors in the state, but avid instructors and huge contributors to the community. Join us as they lead the group through a fun and technical event.
Girls in Gis events are designed to bring together the community and encourage new participants to embark on their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey. Our events are free of charge. All events are hosted, instructed, and attended only by females.Women and girls of all ages and skill levels are welcome to attend regardless of academy affiliation.
Our events are free in order to provide equal opportunity to everyone. However, you can make a donation to help Girls in Gis grow online during registration or at the door. Donations are not required, but greatly appreciated. You can also place a free order with a purchase of a GIG tshirt, patches and more GIG merchandise. All order can be picked up during the event. Or stop by our booth to pick up some GIG swag at the event!
At the Girls in Gis 6th Anniversary Texas event we have partnered with Texas Food Bank to raise much needed non perishable food donations.
Each participant that brings a donation will receive a raffle ticket (one ticket per person) for our prizes. Increase your odds and support the cause by purchasing additional $1 dollar raffle tickets.
Prizes include two gi, skateboard, rash guards, spats, tshirts, fight shorts, patches and much more thanks to our valued sponsors. All raffle donations go toward funding our 2016 Girls in Gis programs, sponsorship opportunities and outreach programs. No one will leave empty handed. Everyone gets some Bring it BJJ swag which includes a sticker or poster.
So what you waiting for? Register online today and we will see you this weekend!!
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Girls in Gis is an organization dedicated to building and strengthening the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community for females and as a whole. We provide an experience that fosters the community of females in the art/sport while encouraging new females to participate. Thereby increasing the presence of females in a primary male dominated sport/art and paving the way to equality and change. By coming together through our events we are growing the sport and art for females everywhere. Our goal is to empower and unite females in their martial arts training as well as in life.
“Strength in Solidarity” is our motto and it means that together we can accomplish more than we can alone.Whether it is inspiring the next generation for females in the art and sport, earning respect as athletes, instructors and achieves equality in a male dominated sport or unifying the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community as a whole. Together the potential is limitless and all of our dreams are possible.