CTA Takes Home 4th & 5th Place Team Trophies!

We sent a small team to compete at the 10th AZ International Open and brought home the 5th place adult team trophy and the 4th place kids team trophy.  We are very proud of all our competitors!  Everyone went out and gave it their all.  The tournament stand outs this past weekend from Phoenix BJJ/CTA were Gabriella Bushaw and Dillon DuVall.  Gabriella moved up 2 weight divisions and won the finals of her division with an ezekiel choke in under 60 seconds.  Dillon competed in his very first tournament running through the finals scoring a 9 – 2 lead before finishing with a straight arm lock from mount!  Full results below:


  • Andrew Medrano (submitted all opponents in his division)- Gold
  • Rori Rice (submitted all opponents in her division) – Gold
  • Francisco Martinez – Silver
  • Noelani Herrera – Silver
  • Jameea Lennan – Bronze


  • Gabriella Bushaw (submitted all opponents)- Gold
  • Dillon DuVall (submitted all opponents) – Gold
  • Sergio Amesquita – Bronze