We are excited to announce that Iron Pit Gym will be partnering up with the Northwest Submission Challenge in 2019! 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 build your strength and athleticism for BJJ or MMA, get back down to your fighting weight, 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!!!Continue reading
We would like to thank our sponsor generous sponsor, Ogata Construction, for their continued support of the Northwest Submission Challenge in 2019! 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 208-336-3207 and tell them The Northwest Submission Challenge sent you!Continue reading
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 2019 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 19th installment, McKinney vs McIntyre, set for April 19, 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), Bellator MMA, and even the UFC, bringing their events to Idaho’s capitol city! Front Street has been the professional launching pad for homegrown talents such as Bellator women’s flyweight contender, Veta Arteaga, TUF contestant, Ricky Steele, and UFC bantamweight, Vince Morales! Many of the combatants from past FSF events are also NWSC alumni. This list includes current FSF Bantamweight Champion, Jesse Brock, Featherweight Champion, Andrew Cruz, 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 […]Continue reading
We are just one month away from the 2019 Northwest Submission Challenge, Idaho’s largest submission grappling tournament!
Last year the NWSC event featured nearly 500 competitors from schools all over the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions, and we anticipate even more this year! In addition to competitive brackets across all rank, weight, and age divisions, we will once again be awarding beautiful championship belts and giving away over $2,000 in prize money to Absolute division winners!
We are excited to announce Hawaiian Built Roofing as a proud supporter of the 2019 Northwest Submission Challenge! Need an outstanding roof contractor? Hawaiian Built Roofing, LLC, has been handling the residential and commercial roofing needs of customers all over the Treasure Valley for the past 25 years! Their highly skilled contractors have the specific training and knowledge to get your job done right the first time, and back all their work with a full warranty. They also offer roof inspections, leak investigations, leak and crack repair, alternative and low-slope roofing solutions. In addition to unmatched quality, Hawaiian Built Roofing will paint the vents and pipe jacks to match the shingle of your choice! Stop by and meet with one of their representatives today or call/text 208-284-9506 to schedule an appointment for a free estimate. Their hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information visit https://www.hawaiianbuiltroofing.com.Continue reading
The 2019 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 on the west side of […]Continue reading
We will be awarding beautiful championship belts to all Absolute winners in Men’s BLUE, PURPLE, BROWN, BLACK BELT, as well as INTERMEDIATE and ADVANCED NO-GI divisions. In the women’s divisions, championship belts will be awarded to the winners of BLUE/PURPLE and BROWN/BLACK BELT, as well as BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE, and ADVANCED NO-GI. We are also stoked to announce that we will once again be awarding over $2,000 in cash prizes to all Absolute division winners in Men’s Purple, Brown, Black Belt, and Advanced No-Gi, as well as Women’s Brown/Black, 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 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!!!Continue reading
Registration is now open for the 2019 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 $10 for each additional. Early registration ends at midnight, April 21st. On April 22nd, all online registration will increase $15 per division. Registration closes April 24th (Wednesday before the tournament). So don’t wait, and sign up now!!! Click on the following link REGISTER NOW to get registered. This will be the 12th NWSC, and we look forward to making it the best one yet!!!Continue reading
Once again, we have partnered with the Holiday Inn to supply a fantastic group rate for NWSC competitors and coaches visiting from out of town! Located right off of I-84 for quick travel to Capital High School or any attraction in Boise during your stay! $89 a night gets you a double queen room, a fitness center to cut those last couple of pounds, and an indoor pool and hot tub for relaxing after taking home that gold medal! Reserve your room by calling (208) 344-7444 and mention the “Northwest Submission Challenge” group to lock it in today! You can also register online https://www.holidayinn.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=HI&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=BOIHI&_PMID=99801505&GPC=NWS&viewfullsite=true. Safe travels and we’ll see you on the mats!Continue reading
We are excited to announce the 2019 installment of Idaho’s largest submission grappling tournament, the Northwest Submission Challenge! This year the NWSC will take place on Saturday, April 27 at Capital High School in Boise, Idaho! We have many exciting things in store this year, but we wanted to announce early that we will be moving to a 1 day event. We feel this will allow for more competitors from outside the Treasure Valley to attend, with the hopes of continuing to grow the size, diversity, and excitement of the NWSC! Stay tunes for more exciting announcements as we gear up for the best Northwest Submission Challenge yet!!!Continue reading