Normal registration
13 Jun - 14 Aug 11:59 pm
Late registrations
14 Aug - 18 Aug 11:59 pm
Event starts 17 Aug

WVGO Official State Championship 2024

A fun, family friendly gi and no gi event that is open to adults, masters, teens, and kids.

Adult, Masters, & Children’s Gi & No Gi Divisions

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WVGO Official State Championship

The WVGO is set to return this August 17th in Hurricane, WV.

  • Date: Saturday, August 17, 2024
  • Time:  Adult Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 10am, Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am. Kids will start at 10am
  • Cost:  Only 69$ for adult men, women, teens, and children if you pre-register.  Each competitor can compete in as many divisions as they can for the same price.  It is 85$ for adult men and women not pre-registered and all youth must be pre-registered by 8/14/24 (no exceptions).  The last day to pre-register is August 17, 2024.
  • Format: DOUBLE ELIMINATION in both Gi and No Gi divisions, and Absolute divisions in each skill level.
  • Location: The Quantum Sports Complex – 3548 Teays Valley Rd, Hurricane, WV 25526

***Due to the size of the tournament, we will require all youth competitors (5-17) to be registered by 8/14/24. Adult competitors can register online or at the door.

Pre-Register now: Pre-Registration

Cost:  Only 69$ for adult men, women, teens, and children if you pre-register.  Each competitor can compete in as many divisions as they can for the same price.  It is 85$ for adult men and women not pre-registered and all youth must be pre-registered by 8/14/24 (no exceptions).  The last day to pre-register is August 14, 2024.

***All youth competitors (5-17) must pre-register before 8/14/24.  There will be no registration for youth after this time.  However, adults may pre-register or register at the door.

As always, we want all of our competitors to have as much fun as possible, so we offer a well-organized tournament that is fair for all and offers a ton of matches at a low price.  In fact, each competitor has the chance to compete a minimum of six times, if they compete in their respective divisions in both the gi and no gi tournaments as well as the absolute divisions.  Keep an eye out for continued updates.

There will be children’s, teens, women’s, masters, and men’s divisions and the weight classes for both gi and no gi will be as follows:

Adult Men: 

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

Adult Women: 

135 & Under (Lightweight) 136 & Over (Middleweight)

Teens 13-15, 16-17

132 lbs. & Below, 132.1 lbs. to 143 lbs., 143.1 lbs. to 154 lbs., 154.1 lbs. to 167 lbs., 167.1 lbs. to 183 lbs., 183.1 lbs. to 200 lbs., 200.1 lbs. to 220 lbs., 220.1 lbs. & Above

Kids 5-7, 8-10, 11-12

53 lbs. & Below, 53.1 lbs. to 62 lbs., 62.1 lbs. to 70 lbs., 70.1 lbs. to 79 lbs., 79.1 lbs. to 88 lbs., 88.1 lbs. to 99 lbs., 99.1 lbs. to 110 lbs., 110.1 lbs. to 121 lbs., 121.1 lbs. and Above

Experience Levels For Gi & No Gi

Adult Gi Competitors – White, Blue, & Purple & Above

Teen Gi Competitors – White, Grey (all levels), Yellow (all levels), Orange (all levels), Green (all levels), Blue, Purple

Children Gi Competitors – White, Grey (all levels), Yellow (all levels), Orange (all levels), Green (all levels)

Adult No Gi Competitors:

  • Beginner: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for beginners only)
  • Intermediate: (1-3 years exp.)
  • Advanced: (3 years +)

*** Those who compete in the Blue Belt Gi Division must compete in the Intermediate or Advanced No-Gi Divisions

*** Those who compete in the Purple Belt & Above Gi Division must compete in the Advanced No-Gi Division

Masters Division (Ages 31 yrs & above)

Masters Divisions follow all the same experience levels as the other adult categories

Teens 13-17

  • Beginner No Gi: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only)
  • Intermediate: (one year – two years)
  • Advanced: (two years and above)

***Please note, children and teens often have greatly differing weights and skill levels.  Whenever possible, they will be matched appropriately.  However, there may be times when they may be asked to go in another age (plus or minus a year) or weight bracket.  In these cases, a coach and/or parent will be asked permission first.

Kids 5-12

  • Beginner No Gi: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only)
  • Intermediate: (one year – two years)
  • Advanced: (two years and above)

***Please note, children and teens often have greatly differing weights and skill levels.  Whenever possible, they will be matched appropriately.  However, there may be times when they may be asked to go in another age (plus or minus a year) or weight bracket.  In these cases, a coach and/or parent will be asked permission first.

Please contact the event coordinator for additional details and/or questions: Butch Hiles 304-549-9370 [email protected]

Pre-registration Links

Don’t forget to pre-register for an additional discount!!!

Pre-registration links are below and the deadline is 8/14/24

Cost:  Only 69$ for adult men, women, teens, and children if you pre-register.  Each competitor can compete in as many divisions as they can for the same price.  It is 85$ for adult men and women not pre-registered and all youth must be pre-registered by 8/14/24 (no exceptions).  The last day to pre-register is August 14, 2024.

***All youth competitors (5-17) must pre-register before 8/14/24.  There will be no registration for youth after this time.  However, adults may pre-register or register at the door.

Pre-Registration

Please let me know if there are any questions,

Butch Hiles www.wvgrapplingopen.com

304-549-9370 or [email protected]

At the Door Registration:

85$ at the event for adult men and women. All youth (5-17) must pre-register

Price includes all events (gi and no gi)

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Weigh-Ins

Friday

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

Saturday

Youth: 8-9:30a (Youth must be weighed in by 9:30a)

Adults 8-10:30a

Location: at the Tournament

***Competitors do NOT have to weigh-in with their gi on

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Starting Time and Rules Meeting

Tournament Schedule:

Youth: Kids/teens rules meeting at 9:30 and first match at 10am, so please be weighed in by 9:30AM

***Youth competitors will start in the gi and work from the highest level down

Adults: Adult rules meeting will be at 10:30AM and the first match will be at 11AM

***Gi Divisions will run first and we will run the highest belt levels first in all divisions

Saturday Match Schedule

10:00AM Kids/Teens Matches Begin

11:00AM Adult Matches Start

11:00AM – Superfights

11:30-12 Finish Bracketing

12:00PM – Black/Brown/Purple Belt Matches Begin

***These are estimated time and the first matches could be up by 11:45AM

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For pre-registration, rules, divisions, events, and more

check the links below:

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rules  |  No Gi Rules  |  Experience Levels

Entries

  • Youth/Kids (5-12) No Gi Divisions 69.99 USD
  • Youth/Kids Gi Divisions (5-12) White-Green 69.99 USD
    White to Green Belt -pick if you are doing the gi
  • Teen No Gi Divisions (13-17) 69.99 USD
    No Gi Only (Beginner-Advanced)
  • Teen Gi Divisions (13-17) White-Green 69.99 USD
    White to Green Belt -pick if you are doing the gi
  • Men's No Gi 69.99 USD
    Do not choose if you are only doing the gi
  • Men's No Gi Absolute 0 USD
    Open Weight in your experience level for no gi
  • Men's Gi Divisions (White-Black) 69.99 USD
    Adult and Master's Gi
  • Male Absolute Gi (for your belt rank) 0 USD
    Adult and Master's Gi Absolute
  • Female Gi 69.99 USD
    Adult Divisions
  • Female Gi Absolute (for your belt rank) 0 USD
    Open to all weights
  • Female No Gi (Beg-Adv) 69.99 USD
    Adult Divisions
  • Female Absolute No Gi 0 USD
    Open Weight Absolute for your No Gi Skill Level

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