GTA Proudly Sponsors Upcoming Påtgon Jiu Jitsu Tournament

(Tamuning, Guam) Wednesday, April 17, 2024 – GTA,Guam's longest serving telecom company, is thrilled to announce its continued sponsorship of the annual Påtgon Jiu Jitsu tournament. The company will be supporting this event through both financial donations and in-kind services (connectivity), ensuring the smooth operation of the tournament for participants and attendees alike.

Scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, at the University of Guam Fieldhouse, the Påtgon Jiu Jitsu tournament has become a highlight of the martial arts calendar in our community. With participants from across the region gathering to showcase their skills and sportsmanship, the tournament represents a celebration of dedication and discipline.

"We are delighted to once again support the Påtgon Jiu Jitsu tournament ," said Michele Catahay Perez, Sr. Community Relations Manager at GTA. "This event not only promotes physical fitness and martial arts excellence among the youth but also fosters a sense of community spirit and mutual respect. As a company deeply committed to the well-being and development of our community, we are honored to play a role in making this event possible."

Jayronne Gandaoli, Founder and Event Coordinator of Pacific Grappling Events, says, "We extend our deepest gratitude to GTA for their unwavering support of Pacific Grappling Events and the Påtgon Jiu Jitsu Tournament. Their commitment has been a cornerstone in our endeavor to inspire and empower the youth of Guam through the discipline and camaraderie of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu." She adds, "GTA's dedication not only enriches the lives of our young athletes but also fortifies the spirit of our community. Together, we are nurturing the champions of tomorrow and fostering a legacy of strength, resilience, and unity. Thank you, GTA, for being an invaluable ally in our mission to illuminate the path of excellence for Guam's future through the art of Jiu Jitsu."

The sponsorship of the Påtgon Jiu Jitsu tournament aligns with GTA's broader commitment to supporting initiatives that promote health, wellness, and community engagement. By investing in events like these, the company aims to enrich the lives of individuals and families across our region.

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About GTA

GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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