20 Raised Platforms with White & Blue regulation puzzle mats. Compete on stage under a massive lighting and sound system with comfortable arena-style seating on both sides of the main stage plus plenty of beach chair seating. All with breath taking views of Praia da Rocha and the Atlantic Ocean. The Grand Internationals - A Class AAA Event!
All Competition takes place on platforms located directly on the beautiful resort beach of Praia da Rocha in Portimão, Portugal. At The Grand Internationals, no matter from which direction your picture is taken it will be your best Martial Arts shot for a lifetime!
Located on the sports area of the beach, The Grand Internationals Main Stage in addition to the other stages will be in use all 4 days and lit up beautifully each night. What a photo op!
Compete in the south-western most tip of Europe with the most days of Sun than any other place on the continent. The Algarve- plenty to do, lots to see. Experience The Grand Internationals. Fly into Faro International and take a short drive by rental car or come by free hotel shuttle, public bus or taxi.
The 4000 m2, ultra-modern, Portimao Arena is our alternate weather back up site only a 5 minute bus drive from the beach. At The Grand Internationals, we double up on everything. Historically mid-October is very mild, 19 Celsius with a very low chance of rain. The best time to visit Portugal.
The Grand Internationals - Simply The Best!
Hotel Jupiter at Praia da Rocha is a 4-Star Resort Hotel only a 5 minute walk to your competition platform on the beach in the resort of Portimão, Portugal. The Grand Internationals will have 3 additional 4-Star main hotels plus many more resort hotels to accommodate everyone. Watch for our hotel link to get the discount price.
Faro International is modern and beautiful. The Grand Internationals official airport is is a 45 minute drive by rental car, Free hotel shuttle, local buses, train or taxi.
Take time to kiss a dolphin, surf, swim in the pool or Atlantic, explore caves, sail, kayak, Jet Ski, Surf, Snorkel, enjoy Portuguese cuisine or just sunbathe in addition to competing at
The Grand Internationals.
Experience the thrill of competing out of doors in the most unique Martial Arts tournament in the world
The Grand Internationals.
Enjoy a stroll along the Rio Arade on Portimão's famous river walk. Come and be a part of
The Grand Internationals
October is the BEST time to visit Portugal. Perfect for a super mega outdoor event - The Grand Internationals
Enjoy a cruise on a pirate ship to the famous Benagil Cave. Rent a bike and enjoy kilometers of beautiful trails, swim in the Atlantic while taking in the fantastic scenery surrounding The Grand Internationals.