The next Bushido Jiu-Jitsu Challenge is set for Saturday February 18th 2017!!!! This competition has been a successful addition to the local BJJ scene several years now with great prizes and epic matches!!! Gi and No-Gi!! Kids and Adults!! Kids will be points competition and Adults will be sub only format!!! We are using ibjjf rules for the most part in the gi. In no gi intermediate and up toe holds and knee bars will be allowed. We will conduct a rules meeting before the competition starts. Adult matches are submission only with a 20 min time limit. In the case nobody submits in twenty minutes there is a coin toss. The winner of the toss moves up the bracket. There is a six minute overtime in finals matches. If nobody submits in a finals match then each competitor will share first place and receive a gold medal , but no additional prizes. This format has worked very well over the years. Last year out of every match only two came to a coin toss. Ninja stars for all first place kids!! New Da-Firma Gi's for all Adult Absolute winners White to Brown Belt!! $100 dollar cash prize for Men's and Women's No-Gi Absolute Division! Black Belts compete for free with a chance to win a $250 dollar cash prize and this years title trophy!!! Greg Walker is the current Black Belt Champion! Black Belts and School owners please share this event with anyone who may be interested!!!! OSS We will be using the Madison weight class system to ensure that everyone is matched up with competitors of similar weight. This keeps people from having to cut weight in order to make weight. Weigh ins and registrations will be held on Friday Feb.17th from 5pm until 8pm for kids and adults. If you weigh in on the day of ( Saturday Feb. 18th ) Kids and teens must be registered and weighed in by 9am. Adults must be registered and weighed in by 11am. Call or walk in to pre-register before February 11th and get $10 dollars off your registration. Best times to call are Monday through Friday from 4:30pm until 7:30pm.