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Thank You Forge Building Company For the Generous Support!!!

As we move closer to this year’s event we would like to recognize the generous support of Forge Building Company!!! Forge owners, Hamish Bell and Hayden Farrell, have over 40 years of experience in the field of pre-engineered steel construction, and have spent the past 11 years at Forge, erecting quality steel frame structures all over the United States! Forge specializes in single and multi-story storage units. But with project experience ranging from RV housing and warehouses, to fish hatcheries and airplane hangers, Forge can tackle any steel frame building project you can think of! Forge’s team of experienced steel erectors will work with you from start to finish. Beginning with the design all the way through supply and install, you will be left with a facility you can be proud of! For more information, visit, or give them a call at 208-629-2952!  

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Iron Pit Gym Added as Tournament Partner!!!

We are excited to announce the addition of Iron Pit Gym to our family of supporters for this year’s tournament! Iron Pit Gym was founded in 2016 to provide athletes in the Treasure Valley with a training facility dedicated to helping individuals reach the absolute best version of themselves. While traditional gyms have worked hard to become less intimidating, they often do so at the expense of real progress for their members. To become your best, you have to work hard. This requires real sweating, grunting, occasional discomfort, and an atmosphere that promotes the appropriate mindset (like hardcore music and no distractions, such as televisions). Whether your goal is to get back down to your fighting weight, build your athleticism for softball season, or simply get in better shape to chase your kids around, you have to be ready to WORK. To train. And at Iron Pit Gym, WE’RE NOT HERE TO WATCH TV!!!

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Front Street Fights Partner With 2018 NWSC!!!

Idaho’s biggest and best MMA promotion, Front Street Fights, is once again partnering with the biggest and best submission grappling tournament in Idaho, the 2018 Northwest Submission Challenge!!! Established in 2014, Front Street Fights has become the premier Mixed Martial Arts promotion, in not only the state of Idaho, but the entire Pacific Northwest! With their 17th installment, Jones vs Brokenshire, set for May 4, Front Street Fights continues to provide Idaho mixed martial artists a consistent and professional platform to display their talents. Not only have they led the resurgence of local MMA in Idaho, but their efforts have led to powerful national and global MMA promotions, Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) and Bellator MMA, bringing their events to Idaho’s capitol city! Many of the combatants from past FSF events are also NWSC alumni. This list includes current FSF Bantamweight Champion, Jesse Brock, Featherweight Champion, Matt Jones, and Lightweight Champion, Josh Wick! Representatives from Front Street Fights will be on hand to not only scout talent for future shows, but to continue their invaluable support of martial arts and combat sports in our area! Tickets for May 4, will be available at the FSF booth, or go to for addition information or to purchase your tickets […]

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Nutrishop to Support 2018 NWSC!!!

We are extremely excited to announce our partnership with Nutrishop for this year’s Northwest Submission Challenge!!! Locally owned and operating in the Treasure Valley for the past three years, Nutrishop is the place to go for assistance in reaching your health-related goals! Carrying only the top brands, Nutrishop has everything you need to improve your general fitness, achieve safe and healthy weight loss or weight gain, maximize athletic performance, sleep better, and reduce stress. Furthering their commitment to improving the health of their customers, Nutrishop also provides complimentary Touch-Free Inbody Analysis, free supplement consultation, free nutrition plans, and more! Nutrishop is also very active in the local fitness community, whether sponsoring Treasure Valley athletes or partnering with locally-owned gyms, Nutrishop works hard to provide all those within the fitness community a sense of inclusion, knowledge, support, and accountability! For more information, please check out, stop at any one of their locations in Boise or Meridian, and come visit their booth at this year’s event!

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Feed My Fit Partners With 2018 NWSC!!!

We are proud to announce FEEDmyFIT’s partnership with the 2018 NWSC!!! FEEDmyFIT specializes in customized nutrition plans, featuring dozens of great tasting recipes! All FEEDmyFIT meals are designed to help you kick start your life, lose weight, and take control of your health!! Started by a life long athlete and nutrition/wellness consultant, FEEDmyFIT IS passionate about living healthy. You can go to the gym everyday, but the real struggle and thing that keeps most of us from realizing our full fitness potential, is the “diet”. FEEDmyFIT focuses on healthy well-being and lifestyle, rather than dieting, which is often only a temporary mode of eating. Through their meal plans, they can help you make positive nutritional changes into a permanent part of your lifestyle. We all know that time is money in today’s world. Have you ever thought about how much time and money you spend in a given week on eating out, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning afterwards? FEEDmyFIT’s system brings you not only five star quality and health to your meals, but in a wide variety you won’t get anywhere else!  Visit their website,, or stop by FEEDmyFIT’s booth at this year’s tournament to learn more about how they can help you reach your fitness goals!

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Special Thanks to Ogata Construction for Their Continued Support of the NWSC!!!

We would like to thank our sponsor generous sponsor, Ogata Construction, for their continued support of the Northwest Submission Challenge in 2018!!! Founded in 1978 by Gib and Jeanne Ogata, Ogata Construction has grown to become one of the most reputable and successful remodel companies in Boise, Idaho. Ogata Construction has worked in the Boise Valley for over 25 years. They build custom homes, commercial tenant improvements, and vacation cabins throughout Idaho. Their specialty, though, has always been home remodeling. They love helping their clients turn their houses into dream homes. Ogata’s family-owned business offers the complete range of design and build services. They look forward to working with you. Ogata Construction is also extremely active within the local Boise community, supporting organizations such as The Children’s Home Society of Idaho, Boise State University, Borah High School, Race for the Cure, Northwest Ada Little League and many more great local organizations throughout the valley! To see their work please visit or even better contact them directly at or call 208-336-3207 and tell them The Northwest Submission Challenge sent you!

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Thank You Athlete By Nature For Supporting the 2018 NWSC!!!

We are incredibly excited to announce that custom gear and apparel company, Athlete By Nature, will once again be supporting the NWSC in 2018! ABN will be stepping up as our Gold Level sponsor for this year’s event, and we can’t thank them enough for their endorsement! Athlete By Nature is a custom sublimation, screen printing, and graphic design company specializing in no minimum, same day, full color direct to garment printing. Located right here in Boise, Idaho, Athlete By Nature is the go-to source of team gear for the majority of our local high school wrestling teams. Their versatile and convenient design capabilities are also perfect for creating custom rash guards, compression shorts, spats, gi patches, t-shirts, and other apparel. ABN can also design custom corporate apparel such as hats, polo shirts, sweatshirts, and jackets for all manner of businesses and industries. If you are a jiu-jitsu or martial arts academy owner looking to outfit your students and staff with awesome, eye-catching gear, or the owner of a company wanting to keep your staff looking as great as they perform, contact Jacob at, or stop by their booth during the tournament!!!

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New Belts Are In!!!

Once again, we will be awarding beautiful championship belts to the Absolute division winners at the 2018 NWSC! Gold medal winners in the men’s white, BLUE, PURPLE, BROWN, BLACK, and women’s WHITE/BLUE, and PURPLE/BROWN/BLACK belt gi divisions, as well as men’s BEGINNER, INTERMEDATE, ADVANCED, and women’s BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED no-gi divisions, will all walk away with this fancy new hardware! Get registered now, and don’t forget to sign up for the Absolute division, for your shot at glory!!!

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Thank You Old School Jiu Jitsu Gi Company For Supporting the 2018 NWSC!!!

As we start gearing up for this year’s event, we are incredibly excited to announce our first sponsor partnership of 2018! Old School Jiu-Jitsu Gi Company was founded in 2016, with the goal of producing the highest quality and most unique gis and MMA apparel on the market today! Old School Jiu-Jitsu gear is for everyone, from competitive athletes to hobbyists just looking to have some fun while training! For more information on what Old School Jiu-Jitsu has to offer, check out or visit their merchandise table at this year’s event!!!

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