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Ally aka "Armbar Ally" Fitzgerald

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2013 NAGA PHOENIX GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP
The North American Grappling Association (NAGA) is the world’s largest mixed grappling tournament circuit with over 175,000 competitors worldwide. On Saturday, March 2, 2013, NAGA returns to Phoenix, Arizona with its annual NAGA Phoenix Grappling Championship No-Gi & Gi tournament. Come as an individual or as a team to compete. You do not have to live in Arizona or be on a team to participate in this event. This event is nationally RANKED!

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Pre-registration is now closed. Click the SCHEDULE tab above for information on registering at the event on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.

 

For those registering at the event; you can download the registration form / waiver (links are below), print it, fill it out, then proceed directly to the payment table. This will save you time filling out forms at the event. Those under 17, make sure a guardian (18+) signs the waiver.

ADULT REGISTRATION FORM
CHILDREN / TEENS REGISTRATION FORM

1 Division = $80; 2 Divisions = $100. Spectator passes are $10. The price goes up to $15 after the pre-registration deadline. For family rates, download the event flyer/registration form, or click the Pre-Register Online link. Pre-registration closes at 5PM on Friday, February 22.

For weight classes, age category, and skill level information click the DIVISIONS tab above.

For weigh-in and registration location and times click the SCHEDULE tab above.

 

100 CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS AWARDED
NAGA is very pleased to be awarding 100 CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS to all its Children, Teen, Adult, Masters, Directors and Executive Expert Division Winners.

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SAMURAI SWORDS TO CHILDREN & TEENS WINNERS
NAGA will be awarding custom engraved SAMURAI SWORDS to all non-expert Children & Teen 1st place winners. Medals will be awarded to all 2nd & 3rd place winners along with non-expert Adult division winners. Adult competitors who place 1st-3rd will have the opportunity to obtain a samurai sword at the NAGA T-shirt booth for a nominal fee. For having the courage to compete, all children and teens who do not place 1st through 3rd will take home an award.

TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP BANNERS AWARDED
NAGA awards customized championship banners to the tournament team champions. A banner can be won in: Adult Overall, Adult No-Gi, Adult Gi, and Children & Teens Overall. Please make sure your team registers under the same team name. Do not miss this opportunity to showcase the talent that your team possesses.

 

FREE NAGA POLO SHIRTS TO OUR REPEAT CUSTOMERS
Any NAGA competitor who competes in both the NAGA Phoenix event (3/2/13) and NAGA Vegas (3/9/13) will receive a free NAGA Fighter embroidered polo shirt. You can pick up your shirt at the NAGA t-shirt booth at NAGA Vegas. We appreciate your continued support of NAGA tournaments! Children will have alternate free items to choose from.

 

PHOENIX CHAMPION GI PATCH
All Children, Teens & Adults who place 1st in any of our Gi Divisions (White Belt through Black Belt) will receive a NAGA Phoenix Champion Gi patch. These patches are not sold, only earned by the best Gi competitors.

 

NAGA ON THE WEB
NAGA has established a presence online through our website and social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
. We are expanding the material that is offered on these sites outside of the NAGA website. If you use any of these sites, please join us and be kept up to date with the latest NAGA news.
- Get the monthly NAGA email by filling out this form. If you have already competed in NAGA you do not need to fill this out: http://www.nagafighter.com/index.php?module=joinpage
- "Like" NAGA on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nagafighter. You will be notified of the latest NAGA news and events.
- Follow NAGA on Twitter: http://twitter.com/naga_fighter or @NAGA_FIGHTER. We will start to tweet what divisions are coming up at tournaments to help you as a competitor or fan stay informed.
- Our YouTube page is: http://www.youtube.com/user/nagagrappling Submit links to YouTube videos of you competing in NAGA to youtube@nagafighter.com so that we can share your video with the rest of the NAGA community.

 

NATIONALLY RANKED EVENT
All NAGA events are part of the nationwide ranking system entitled RANKED. Our goal is to determine who the best grapplers in the country are for various age, gender, and skill levels. This tournament will be nationally ranked so do not miss your opportunity to gain points towards a true national title. More details can be found at www.nationallyranked.com.

 

SANDBAGGERS BEWARE
NAGA works diligently to prevent "sandbagging", or the practice of fighting down skill levels to ensure one takes home an award. NAGA has been working with RANKED to track all fighters and ranked grappling events to produce true "national standings." A by-product of these standings is our knowledge of who has competed and at which level. Front door personnel will use RANKED data to determine whether or not individuals who have fought in past events belong in a higher skill level (i.e. placed 1st at a prior NAGA event).