WV State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Submission Wrestling Championships
of the first annual West Virginia Games
on the River 2009
& Children's Gi
& No Gi Divisions
Virginia St E
Virginia State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Wrestling Championships
On Saturday, September 5, 2009 Charleston, West Virginia will be holding the
official "West Virginia Games" for the first time ever. This will
be a huge two day event on Magic Island, which is located on the Kanawha
river in the capital of West Virginia. The "West Virginia Games"
will feature various sports including volleyball, beach wrestling, boxing,
power lifting, 5k run, rack & field, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission
Wrestling, and much more. There will also be many kid friendly events and
rides to keep the whole family entertained.
This is an important event for our state and we are looking for a lot of
competitors to help our sport and martial are grow in West Virginia. The
exposure will be very big throughout the state and we expect many local
state officials to be there. All local competitors will benefit from the
media attention and all out of state competitors are guaranteed to have fun,
get good competition, and be part of a larger event that will be fun for the
This is the official state championships for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and
Submission Wrestling (No Gi Grappling) and, as always, we will have a double
elimination format allowing each competitor the most opportunity to compete
as possible. There will also be various absolute divisions available,
allowing each competitor a chance to compete way more than they usually can
at any similar tournament.
There will be children's, teens, women's, and men's divisions and the weight
classes for both gi and no gi will be as follows:
149.9 & Below
150 lbs. to 164.9 lbs.
165 lbs. to 179.9 lbs.
180 lbs. to 194.9 lbs.
195 lbs. to 209.9 lbs.
210 lbs. to 224.9 lbs.
225 lbs. & Above
135 & Under (Lightweight)
136 & Over (Middleweight)
Weight classes for children and teens will be divided at the tournament but
the age brackets will be divided as follows:
Kids 6-8, 9-11, Teens 12-14, 15-17
Experience levels for adult competitors will be white, blue, and purple and
above for the adult gi and the no-gi tournament will be as follows:
No-Gi experience levels
BEGINNER (Less than a year experience. No wrestlers with ANY experience at
any level of competition. We want this bracket to be for strict
INTERMEDIATE (1-3 years exp.)
(3 years +)
Date: September 5th, 2009
Weigh-ins: September 4th any time, and September 5th at 9am
Cost: only $30 for one division
$35 to compete in both (gi and no-gi)
Children and youth only $15.
more information contact:
Pre-Register for an additional
by: September 3, 2009
event) 35.00 (two events)
& Youth 15.00 (one event) 20.00 (two events)
the Door Registration
(one event) 45.00 (two events)
Children & Youth 20.00 (one event) 25.00 (two events)
form in PDF format
click to download)
(September 4) and Saturday (Saturday 5):
9AM-11PM (or upon request)
weigh-ins will be at:
Hiles Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA, LLC
9AM at the event location
Time and Rules Meeting
Ask for the
Sleep Inn - Mink Shoals
@ Exit #1 (Mink Shoals)
2772 Pennsylvania Ave.
Charleston, WV 25302
304/345-5111 or 1-800-216-0061
pre-registration, rules, divisions, events, and more
the links below
Links need to be updated. RULES ARE CURRENT but weight classes
and divisions are not
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