ALTERNATE MATCHES ANNOUNCED!For the first time in the history of ADCC two alternates will be invited to participate in each weight class. By inviting a second alternate ADCC guarantees all invitees the opportunity to compete on the world stage!There will be a 17th and 18th fighter invited to ADCC 2005. These invitees will face one another and be eligible for a coveted spot in the Absolute Tournament. Keep an eye on ADCC News for more updates!VIDEO RELEASE – DETAILS REVEALED!!!’Yes, we plan to capture the alternate matches as well! This year, every match will be taped and released on DVD. The alternate matches will follow the first round of the 2005 Tournament and the video crew will film all the action!The promoters are excited about the efforts of this year’s video team. Members from the crews of the AFC and On The Mat are teaming up to ensure the highest quality ADCC DVDs ever released. But the really big news concerning the ADCC DVDs is the July release date! The video team, headed up by Eddie Miranda and Nelson Lindsley, with critical support from Scotty from On the Mat, is editing live at this year’s event. By doing so the video team is expediting the turn around of a HUGE DVD project.And if there were any questions about the ambitious release date of July, they were dispelled quickly with a sneak preview of the DVD menus. Everyone involved with the project excited about the efforts of the video team and are confident that the ADCC 2005 DVDs will be the best ever released.