MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY - Grapplers Quest® is proud to announce the 14th annual U.S. National Championships of Grappling and Jiu Jitsu Tournament this Saturday (July 26) at the William G. Mennen Sports Arena, located at 161 East Hanover Avenue in Morristown, New Jersey. Grappling and Jiu Jitsu are the action packed ground fighting sports of Mixed Martial Arts, the world famous combat sport.
Fighter Registration Discounts End Wednesday, July 23rd at 11:59 PM EST. Register online and receive a Limited Edition T-Shirt, save $21+ and receive a Free 30-Minute Seminar http://bit.ly/GQ2014USA or Register at the door.
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Tickets and Fighter Registrations will be available at the door. For tickets and event details, visit: GrapplersQuest.com
The July 26th Open Competition will feature 300 amateur U.S. National Titles on the line for All Ages and Skill Levels, Ages 4-64, from white belt to black belt plus several expert professionals including former Ultimate Fighter TV cast member, Marc Stevens, IFC and Gladiator Challenge veteran, Jordan Damon, IFL veteran Jamal Patterson, America's #1 Grappler, Garry Lee Tonon and several more World Class Pro Fighters will be battling for cash prizes and prestigious qualifying spots in the $100,000 Grapplers Quest Olympics in October.
The all-day tournament will start at 9:00 AM seminar with UFC Veteran and Ultimate Fighter Cast Member, Dante Rivera and followed by a special Grappling Hall of Fame Induction of Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran and former King of Pancrase, Ricardo Almeida at 10:00 AM, followed by a meet and greet with the MMA and Jiu Jitsu Legend. Almeida was Grapplers Quest's first super-fighter of all time in 1999 and 4th Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under legendary trainer, Renzo Gracie. The Tournament will commence at 11:00 AM and feature All Women's No-Gi Matches, Children and Teens No-Gi and BJJ Divisions will start off the tournament and proceed with No-Gi Submission Grappling and after 4:00 PM, the adult Jiu Jitsu divisions will commence.
The Men's Advanced Absolute Division offers a $500 cash prize and the Women's Advanced Absolute Division offers a $250 cash prize with fighter registration accepted at the door.
Huge Custom Championship Belts for Men's and Women's Advanced No-Gi Divisions, All Absolute Divisions and for ALL Double Gold Champions in Children and Teen's Divisions plus Full Color Certificates will be awarded for All divisions are sponsored by EZ Flex Sports Mats (http://EZFlexMats.com), The Official Mat Sponsor of Grapplers Quest.
The Amateur Ground Fighting tournament is open to all ages and skill levels, competitors and amateur fighters can register online in advance or register at the door.
Fighter Registration Discounts End Wednesday, July 23rd at 11:59 PM EST. Register online and receive a Limited Edition T-Shirt, save $21+ and receive a Free 30 Minute Seminar http://bit.ly/GQ2014USA and spectators can Save $5 Off At-The-Door Ticket pricing with Advance Purchase Tickets at: http://bit.ly/USATix2014
Discount Spectator Tickets (will call pick-up) are on sale NOW at GrapplersQuest.com for just $15 each or at the door for $20 each (Children 6 and Under FREE).
For more information on grappling and jiu jitsu tournaments and events worldwide hosted by Grapplers Quest® and to register online, visit: http://GrapplersQuest.com
ABOUT GRAPPLERS QUEST: Grapplers Quest is the World's Largest Submission Grappling & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament Circuit. Grapplers Quest is a world class, family-oriented Martial Arts competition and entertainment experience, challenging our fighters to become the next generation of Mixed Martial Arts champions. The Company produces The World's Grappling Competition Supershows for the Ground Fighting Sport of Mixed Martial Arts, DVD and VOD PPV Video Production and Distribution, Apparel Development, Design and Production, Tradeshow Sponsorships, Exhibitor Sales, and much more. Home of the World's Best Submission Fighters Since 1998, original Grapplers Quest athletes have gone on to become 147 UFC or Ultimate Fighter Contestants, 30 ADCC World Champions and 200+ World and Pan American IBJJF Titles. Upcoming events include July 26 in New Jersey, October 10-12 in Liverpool, New York and Las Vegas on November 15th. For upcoming events worldwide, visit: http://GrapplersQuest.com
Brian Cimins, CEO, Grapplers Quest