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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 https://www.oldschooljiujitsugico.com or visit their merchandise table at this year’s event!!!

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Exciting Changes in Store For 2018!!!

We will once again be awarding beautiful championship belts to all Absolute winners in Men’s WHITE, BLUE, PURPLE, BROWN, BLACK BELT, as well as BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, and ADVANCED NO-GI divisions. We are also excited to announce the addition of two more Absolute divisions for the Women! Championship belts will now be awarded to the winners of WHITE/BLUE, PURPLE/BROWN/BLACK BELT, as well as BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE, and ADVANCED NO-GI divisions. We are also stoked to announce that we will once again be awarding cash prizes to all Absolute division winners in Men’s Purple, Brown, Black Belt, and Advanced No-Gi! …aaaand… We will also be awarding cash prizes to the Absolute division winners in the WOMEN’S PURPLE/BROWN/BLACK BELT, and ADVANCED NO-GI categories!!! The cash prize breakdown is as follows- Men Purple Belt Absolute: $300 Brown Belt Absolute: $400 Black Belt Absolute: $500 Advanced No-Gi: $300 Women Purple/Brown/Black Belt Absolute: $300 Advanced No-Gi: $300 To be eligible for the cash prize, participants must have competed in their weight division prior to Absolute. We hope to see some exciting, high level jiu-jitsu competitors step up for a chance to win!!!

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New Sponsorship Opportunities for 2018 NWSC!!!

The 2018 Northwest Submission Challenge is approaching quickly, and we are excited for another year of action featuring some of the best grapplers and teams in the Pacific Northwest!!! As we get geared up for this year’s event, we want to announce some of the exciting additions to our sponsorship packages! We will still offer bronze, silver and gold levels, but now with even more exposure and value for potential tournament partners! One of the exciting changes will be the designation of a FEATURED MAT for finals matches in all divisions (kids included), black belt matches, and advanced no-gi matches. Matches on the FEATURED MAT will be live streamed on the NWSC Facebook page and filmed for upload onto our YouTube channel! Our FEATURED MAT will have a scoreboard banner that will be in every video shot and distributed online. It will also undoubtedly attract the attention of all in attendance, as these are certain to be the most exciting and high-level matches in the tournament! There will be seven other non-featured mats, with all eight having a scoreboard banner certain to draw lots of eyeballs to your business! Here is a list of the other features that come with each sponsorship opportunity- BRONZE LEVEL ($250) Merchandise booth […]

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Registration Open!!!

Registration is now open for the 2018 Northwest Submission Challenge! Entry is $60 for adults and teens for your first division, and $20 for each additional. Kids are $30 for the first division, and $20 for each additional. Early registration ends at midnight, March 31. On April 1st, all online registration will increase $5 per division, and $10 per division if done in person at the weigh ins. Kids’ registration closes April 25th (Wednesday before the tournament). So don’t wait, and sign up now!!! Click on the following link REGISTER NOW to get registered, or go to northwestsubmissionchallenge.com and find the download link on the front page. This will be the 11th NWSC, and we look forward to making it the best one yet!!!

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2017 NWSC Team Results!!!

The 2017 Northwest Submission Challenge is in the books and we want to thank all competitors, volunteers, sponsors, and attendees for their support of this year’s event. With that support we look forward to making the tournament even better next year! The top 3 2017 NWSC Team Results are as follows- Adult No-Gi SBG-427 Points The Base-126 Points Grapplers Elite-72 Points Adult Gi SBG-414 Points The Base-238.5 Points Team Rhino Gracie Jiu Jitsu-49.5 Points Adult Team Overall SBG-841 Points The Base-364.5 Points Team Rhino Gracie Jiu Jitsu-102.5 Points Kids Team Overall The Base-321 Points SBG-255 Points Team Rhino-96 Points Congratulations to SBG for another dominant effort in this year’s tournament, as well as The Base Training Center for taking home the Kids Overall banner in addition to the Runner-Up banner for all adult categories! Every school represented had game, skilled competitors and we look forward to seeing you all back next year! Individual results will be posted to the website as soon as possible, so keep an eye out for those in the coming days! We are already counting down to next year’s event!!! Try the new Yahoo Mail

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Thank You Datsusara For Supporting 2017 NWSC!!!

We are incredibly excited to announce our final sponsor for this year’s tournament, Datsusara Hemp Gear!!! Datsusara specializes in gear bags, clothing, and martial arts gear made of hemp. Hemp is considered the world’s strongest natural fiber and is much more sustainable and far less damaging to the environment in comparison to other industrial crops. Hemp fibers also breath well and are naturally antimicrobial, making it the perfect material for a gear bag and martial arts gear. The mission of Datsusara is not only to produce gear of the highest quality and durability, with minimal environmental impact, but to also help others learn how to live a life that echos these values! To learn more about Datsusara, their mission, the benefits of hemp, and how to obtain some quality Datsusara products of your own, visit https://www.dsgear.com/ and subscribe to The Datsusara Podcast!!!

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Combat Corner Prizes to Submission Award Winners!

Another new addition to this year’s event that we are excited for is the awarding of prizes for Fastest Submission and Most Submissions in the Least Time! We will be presenting both of theses awards for men and women, with each winner receiving a $60 giftcard from our generous sponsor, Combat Corner Professional!!! Combat Corner Professional is your place to buy quality martial arts equipment! Their MMA fight gear, boxing equipment, jiu-jitsu, and combat sports apparel, for adults and youth, is crafted with high quality material and professionally tested! Combat Corner is your best retail option in the fight industry today. They carry a wide variety of products to meet all your needs from fight protection, mixed martial arts training equipment and gis, to custom apparel and gloves to outfit and promote your academy! Visit their website, https://www.combatcorner.com/, to find out more about the industry leader in technical training equipment and customization!!!

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Feed My Fit Partners With 2017 NWSC!!!

We are proud to announce our partnership with another fantastic local company, FEEDmyFIT!!! FEEDmyFIT specializes in customized nutrition plans, featuring dozens of great tasting recipes, all designed especially to help you kick start your life, lose weight, and take control of your health, starting today! 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, https://www.feedmyfit.com/, 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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Thank You to Ogata Construction for their support of the NWSC 2017!!!

We would like to thank our sponsor Ogata Construction for their support of this year’s Northwest Submission Challenge! 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 http://www.ogataconstruction.com/ or even better contact them directly at info@ogataconstruction.com or call 208-336-3207 and tell them The Northwest Submission Challenge sent you!

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Front Street Fights To Sponsor 2017 NWSC!!!

Idaho’s biggest and best MMA promotion, Front Street Fights, is now an official sponsor of the biggest and best submission grappling tournament in Idaho, the 2017 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 12th installment set for May 12, 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, putting on events in Idaho in 2015 and 2016, respectively! Many of the combatants competing in past FSF events are also NWSC alumni! 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 12 will be available at the FSF booth, or go to http://centurylinkarenaboise.com/front-street-fights/brock-vs-serrao-announced-bantamweight-title-front-street-fights-12/ for addition information or to purchase your tickets online!!!

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