ERSA Brazil workshop leaders and testers, Priscilla Ramos and Marcelo Ferreira organized a workshop to be run together with ERSA President Mark Maslowski. The workshop took place in Ribeirao Preto, three hours by car outside of Sao Paulo, on December 8 -10. The workshop was attended by 22 people. Several distributors attended also and donated samples. Each participant received 2 bags of string and grip samples from the 15 sponsors. 4 sponsors supplied 6 machines and 2 tuning centers. The workshop took place on December 8-9 with certification testing taking place on December 10. Marcelo organized publicity during and after the event and we have received many requests to take part in the next workshop We are looking forward to repeating this next year with even more stringers attending.