NAGA Divisions

NAGA has a division for everyone. We have divisions for all ages, weights, and skills. A list of these divisions can be found below and on every event page. If you have any questions please contact us at info@nagafighter.com or 860-537-3686.

Age Categories

  • Children (13 years of age and under)
  • Teens (14-17 years of age)
  • Adult (18-29 years of age)
  • Master (30-39 years of age)
  • Director (40-49 years of age)
  • Executive (50 years of age and older)

Children (13 & under) Weight Classes

  • 39.9 lbs. & under
  • 40-49.9 lbs.
  • 50-59.9 lbs.
  • 60-69.9 lbs.
  • 70-79.9 lbs.
  • 80-89.9 lbs.
  • 90-99.9 lbs.
  • 100-179.9 lbs.

Children 180 lbs. and heavier must compete in the Teen category.

Teen (14 - 17 years old) Weight Classes

  • 99.9 lbs. & under
  • 100-109.9 lbs.
  • 110-119.9 lbs.
  • 120-129.9 lbs.
  • 130-139.9 lbs.
  • 140-149.9 lbs.
  • 150-159.9 lbs.
  • 160-179.9 lbs.
  • 180-199.9 lbs.
  • 200 & over lbs.

Children & Teen No-Gi and Gi Skill Levels (17 years and younger)

  • Novice – 6 months & under of grappling experience
  • Beginner – 6 months to 1 year of grappling experience
  • Intermediate– 1 to 2 years of grappling experience
  • Advanced – 2 to 3 years of grappling experience
  • Expert – 3 years & over of grappling experience

Children & Teen Notes

  • Expert winners are awarded a championship belt. If multiple Expert divisions are won by a competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
  • Only one belt or sword can be won per competitor. A medal will be awarded for any additional divisions that are won.
  • Competitors can only compete in one skill level and one weight class.
  • Whenever possible, your child will be matched up with someone their same age or children within a year old (plus or minus). Please understand that under some circumstances they may have to compete with others slightly older. A coach or parent will be contacted to get approval.
  • If there are 2 or more girls in a division, we will create a separate division for the girls. If not, the female competitor will be given the option to compete with the male competitors.
  • A competitor must compete in at least one match to win an award. If no one is in your specified division, NAGA will combine the next closest weight and/or age category. NAGA makes every effort to create fair divisions based on the pool of competitors at this event.

Male Adult, Master, Director, Executive Weight Classes

  • Flyweight – 129.9 lbs. & under
  • Bantamweight – 130-139.9 lbs.
  • Featherweight – 140-149.9 lbs.
  • Lightweight – 150-159.9 lbs.
  • Welterweight – 160-169.9 lbs.
  • Middleweight – 170-179.9 lbs.
  • Light-Heavyweight – 180-189.9 lbs.
  • Cruiserweight – 190-199.9 lbs.
  • Heavyweight – 200-224.9 lbs.
  • Super-Heavyweight – 225-149.9 lbs.
  • Ultra-Heavyweight – 250 lbs. & over

Female Adult, Master, Director, Executive Weight Classes

  • Sub-atomic Weight – 99.9 lbs. & under
  • Atomweight – 100-109.9 lbs.
  • Strawweight – 110-119.9 lbs.
  • Flyweight – 120-129.9 lbs.
  • Bantamweight – 130-139.9 lbs.
  • Featherweight – 140-149.9 lbs.
  • Lightweight – 150-159.9 lbs.
  • Welterweight – 160-169.9 lbs.
  • Middleweight – 170-179.9 lbs.
  • Light-Heavyweight – 180-189.9 lbs.
  • Cruiserweight – 190-199.9 lbs.
  • Heavyweight – 200 lbs. & over

Adult No-Gi Skill Levels (18 years and older)

  • Novice – 6 months & under of grappling experience
  • Beginner – 6 months to 2 years of grappling experience
  • Intermediate – 2 to 5 years of grappling experience
  • Expert – 5 years & over of grappling experience

Adult Gi Skill Levels (18 years and older)

  • White
  • Blue
  • Purple
  • Brown
  • Black

Adult Notes

  • Blue belts must enter at least Intermediate No-Gi.
  • Purple, brown, and black belts must enter Expert No-Gi.
  • Expert winners are awarded a championship belt. If multiple Expert divisions are won by a competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
  • Purple, brown, and black belts will be separated whenever there are two or more in a division. Purple, brown, and black belt winners are awarded a championship belt. If multiple divisions are won by a purple, brown or black belt competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
  • Competitors can only compete in one skill level and one weight class.
  • Adult competitors can compete in a lower age category i.e. Master competes in Adult, Director competes in Master.
  • Adult competitors can compete in multiple age groups, their actual age group, and a lower age group. For example, a 32-year-old Master can compete in Master and Adult divisions. This is considered two divisions, please register accordingly.
  • Whenever possible, your child will be matched up with someone their same age or children within a year old (plus or minus). Please understand that under some circumstances they may have to compete with others slightly older. A coach or parent will be contacted to get approval.
  • A competitor must compete in at least one match to win an award. If no one is in your specified division, NAGA will combine the next closest weight and/or age category. NAGA makes every effort to create fair divisions based on the pool of competitors at this event.