Recently, the World Jump Rope Federation Championship Organizing Committee Chair, Mike Simpson visited Braga, Portugal, the location of the WJRF 2016 Championship & Camp. During the visit, a press conference was held with local officials, sports officials and leaders of the Portugeuse Rope Skipping Association. In attendance were Dr. Ricardo Rio, the mayor of Braga, Nuno Dias of the Portugeuse Rope Skipping Association and other dignitaries. Dr. Rio welcomed WJRF and offered the assistance of his office to facilitate the hosting of the event. WJRF looks forward to working with all of the local organizing committee and welcoming the world to Braga.