The Alavanca Blog

Congrats to all Alavanca athletes

We would like to congratulate all Alavanca athletes that competed this past weekend at the Submission Ace Championships.  Everyone did amazing and we are really looking forward to the next competition so showcase all of our athletes.

I would like to also give a huge shout out to Sameera who won her division and also the absolute.  Sameera has been putting in the work in the academy and it was show this weekend 🙂

See everyone on the mats tonight!

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Andre Galvao Seminar Registration Now Open!!

Professor Andre Galvao will be coming back to to Calgary on October 27th. This will be the first seminar at the new academy so we are very excited for this event.

Seminar is open to all academies and levels. Kids are welcome too. Spots are limited so please make sure you reserve yours quickly.

Seminar fee is $140, use the link below to reserve your spot online.

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Gearing up for Master Worlds

It’s the final week before Master Worlds and everyone is gearing up for the big event.  We are excited to see our students compete, and reap the rewards of their hard work.  Master Worlds has become a huge event spanning over 4 days (Aug. 22-25).  It’s going to be a busy week with IBJJF Master Worlds, Vegas Open (gi & no gi), Novice Vegas Open, and Kids International Vegas Open all taking place in the same week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


Master Worlds – Aug. 22-25

Black belt master 1
Brown belt master 1 to 7

Black belt master 2 and 3
Blue belt master 1

Black belt master 4 to 7
Blue belt master 2 to 7

Purple belt master 1 to 7

The Vegas Open – Aug. 22-23


Las Vegas Summer International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Blue belt adult male and female
Purple belt adult male
Brown belt adult male
Black belt adult male


Las Vegas Summer International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Purple belt adult female
Brown belt adult female
Black belt adult female

Las Vegas Summer International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship
All divisions

Novice Vegas Open – Aug. 24

All divisions

Kids International Vegas Open – Aug. 25

All divisions


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Alavanca Pre-Opening Sale | 25% Off All Memberships and Personal Training Packages

We have officially started our pre-opening sale for the new Alavanca location.  All memberships and personal training packages are 25% off.  We also have some pretty sweet starter packs for kids and adults.

Go to to view all of the options then use the promo code “alavanca” when you check out to receive 25% off.

We are all very excited for the new location to open up and look forward to seeing all of you there.

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