THE Toro Cup Match Maker
John "Bagels" Telford and Boomer
Toro Cup 1 was held February 28, 2015. We raised over $2500 for The George Pendergrass Foundation for Leukemia Research. Thank you to everyone who attended!
Toro Cup2 was held May 16, 2015. We raised $1703 for the Durham County Animal Protection Society! Thank you!
Toro Cup 3 was held October 17, 2015. We raised over $1200 for Mission 22. Mission 22 is an organization committed to ending US Military Veteran suicide.
Toro Cup 4 was held September 10, 2016. We raised $1250 for the Tererê Kids Project!! Thank you to everyone who competed, attended or volunteered!
Toro Cup 5 was held November 12, 2016. We raised $1056 for Gi's 4 GI's!! Thank you to everyone who competed, donated a gi, attended, sponsored or volunteered!
Toro Cup 6 was held February 11, 2017. We raised $1528 for Gi's 4 GI's!! Thank you to everyone who competed, donated a gi, attended, sponsored or volunteered!
Toro Cup 7 was held June 10, 2017. We raised $1660 for the Womens Center of Wake County!! Thank you to everyone who competed, attended or volunteered!
Toro Cup 8 was held October 14, 2017. We raised $1218 for Warrior Wellness Solutions!!
We had a great turn out - so many great matches and AMAZING volunteers - thank you!!
Toro Cup 9 was held April 14, 2018. We raised $2300 for Rubao Carioca, helping him with medical expenses.
Toro Cup 10 was held June 23, 2018. We raised $1911.50 for the NC Autism Society/Camp Royall.
Toro Cup 11 was held Sept 22, 2018. We raised $1368.50 for MMA for Africa (The Lionheart Initiative) AND $1143 for the Heiber family who were devasted by a hurricane.
Toro Cup 12 was held Dec 8, 2018. We raised $2418.50 for Rudy Fischmann (BJJ Black Belt who is battling brain cancer)
Toro Cup 13 was held March 30, 2019. We raised $2905 for Chelsea McCoy (Martial Artist who is battling bone cancer)
Toro Cup 14 was held June 15, 2019. We raised $5000 for the DeVinney family.
Toro Cup15 was held Sept 7, 2019. We raised $2141 for Richmond Animal Care + Control
Open Mat for Matt Messer, September 21, 2019. We raised $1574 for Matt Messer - to help with medical bills.
Toro Cup 16 was held November 2, 2019. We raised $1684 for the Orange County Rape Crisis Center
Toro Cup 17 was postponed due to the corona virus. During this time - Toro BJJ Brand gave back $2914.01 to NC,VA and SC Jiu Jitsu academies.
Toro Cup 17 was held Sept 18, 2021. We raised $4000 for Cynthia Ignacio (Domestic Abuse Survivor)
Toro Cup 18 was held December 4, 2021. We raised $3100 for Trevor Hayes (NC Martial Arts Legend who suffered a stroke)
Toro Cup 19 was held February 5, 2022. We raised $3600 for Amber Agee (VA Martial Artist who suffered a horrible leg injury)
Toro Cup 20 will be raising money for the Autism Society of NC
Toro Cup is an amazing day of Jiu Jitsu Super Fights
50% of ticket sales go to worthy causes.
Through 18 Toro Cups - our amazing BJJ community has raised $40,086 for GREAT causes. THANK YOU!!