Combat Corner

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,, to find out more about the industry leader in technical training equipment and customization!!!

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FeedMyFit Logo

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,, 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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Ogata Construction

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 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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Front Street Fights

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 for addition information or to purchase your tickets online!!!

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2017 Schedule of Events

Here is the official schedule of events for next weekend. Please note the times for Friday and Saturday weigh-ins and check-in, as well as Saturday’s rules meeting and all divisional start times. We will be adhering as close as possible to this schedule. Please contact for any further questions!

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First Look at 2017 NWSC Gear

With the large number of early registrations this year, we wanted to give you all a peek at this year’s tournament t-shirt and custom embroidered hats produced by our generous sponsor, Athlete By Nature! Remember, if you registered before April 1st, your shirt is free! If you missed the early registration deadline, we still have plenty of shirts and hats for sale during the event. Light weight and stylish, this shirt and hat is the perfect compliment to that gold medal you’re sure to be rocking after the tournament! 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. If you are a jiu-jitsu or martial arts academy owner looking to outfit your students and staff with awesome, eye-catching gear, contact Jacob at, or stop by their booth during the tournament!!!

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Strong Militia

Thanks To Strong Militia For Their Sponsorship of 2017 NWSC!!!

As we approach the 2017 Northwest Submission Challenge, we would like to recognize the companies backing this year’s event! Without their support, we would not be able to provide such a great opportunity for our local grappling community to come together and compete!!! Our first sponsor is Strong Militia. They are an apparel company whose mission is: Educating, training, and equipping citizens on becoming strong patriots- mentally, physically, and spiritually. With their brand, they seek to increase awareness of infringement upon our constitutional rights and removal of our freedoms. For more information on Strong Militia and to purchase some of their apparel, check out their website,, or visit their booth during the tournament! Thanks again to Strong Militia for their support of the 2017 NWSC!!!

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Hotel Group Rate Now Available!!!

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 making weight or taking home that gold medal! (Full features at Reserve your room by calling (208) 344-7444 and mention the “Northwest Submission Challenge” group to lock it in today! See you on the mats!

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weigh ins

Kids’ Weigh Ins and Deadlines

Kids will weigh in with their uniforms on before entering the mat area on the day of their event (Sunday April 30th). Missed weight of more than 2 lbs can disqualify a child from winning a medal. The child will still be able to compete in a consolation match, however. Parents, please weigh your child on an accurate scale prior to registration, in order to enter them into the proper division. It will help the tournament run much more smoothly. In order to properly bracket the kids, we will close registration at the end of day on Wednesday, April 26.

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cash prize

We are excited to announce another exciting change to this year’s tournament!

In addition to awarding championship belts, we will also be awarding cash prizes to the Purple, Brown, Black Belt, and Advanced No-Gi Absolute Division winners! The cash prize breakdown is as follows- Purple Belt Absolute: $200 Brown Belt Absolute: $300 Black Belt Absolute: $500 No-Gi Advanced: $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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