2014 NAGA BATTLE AT THE BEACH (2 Days)


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2014 NAGA BATTLE AT THE BEACH GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Looking for a fun vacation this summer? Come join NAGA in Wildwood, NJ! This will be the 15th year NAGA has brought the Battle at the Beach Grappling Tournament to Wildwood, NJ. The event will take place at the beautiful Wildwoods Convention Center. This is a two day event; adults and teens (14-17 years old) compete on Saturday. Children (13 & under) compete on Sunday. Wildwood is one of the hottest summer spots in New Jersey. With a huge boardwalk, amusement parks, water parks, shops, and plenty of beaches, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy. Come compete and have a great weekend with your family and friends. You do not have to live in New Jersey, be on a team, or qualify to participate in this event. This event is nationally RANKED!

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PRE-REGISTER ONLINE HERE or download the registration form, print it out and mail it in to the address on the form along with your check.
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 5:00 PM on Friday, July 25.

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.

 

WILDWOODS CONVENTION CENTER
Battle at the Beach is being held at the new, 7,000 seat Wildwoods Convention Center. The state-of-the-art facility is fully AIR CONDITIONED, right on the boardwalk, and all seating is stadium style and fully cushioned. We again have the ocean view side on the arena. This entire half of the venue is solid glass , giving you a great view of the beach and the ocean.

 

100 CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS AWARDED (NEW STYLE BELT)
NAGA will be awarding our new style, laser cut CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS to all its Children, Teen, Adult, Masters, Directors and Executive Expert Division Winners (Limit 1 per competitor per event). This award is unrivaled in quality and appearance.

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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 CUPS AWARDED
NAGA awards customized championship cups to the tournament team champions. A cup 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.

 

MMA EVENT ON FRIDAY NIGHT
Whether you just like watching MMA or want to compete in it, here is your chance. Friday night after many of you have weighed in, we will be holding our 11th annual Reality Fighting MMA event at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Check out the exciting MMA fights in our 30 FOOT HEXAGON CAGE. Get tickets through the NAGA website or at the door the night of the fights. Tickets start at $30. If you would like to fight, contact us at 860-295-0403 or email jcuff@nagafighter.com. More information on the event will be available at www.RealityFighting.tv.

 

GET YOUR GRAPPLING GEAR AT THE EVENT
NAGA is bringing a truckload of grappling gear (Board shorts, gi bags, rash guards, t-shirts, hats, gi hoodies, patches, skull caps, stickers, dog tags, etc.) in children and adults sizes, for males and females. Check out the huge selection of gear and apparel at the NAGA event.

 

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).

Directions

From Garden State Parkway: Take 4B (Wildwood/Wildwood Crest). You will be on Rt. 47 South (Rio Grande Ave.). Continue 2.3 miles to Ocean Ave. and make left. The Convention Center is on your right directly after the turn. From Points North: Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 4B and follow directions above. From Points South: Cape May-Lewes Ferry to Cape May. Follow signs to the Wildwood via Garden State Parkway North to Exit 4B and follow directions above. From Philadelphia: Take the Atlantic City Expressway to Exit 7 South onto the Garden State Parkway. From Delaware Memorial Bridge: Take Rt. 40 East to Rt. 55 South to Rt. 47 South to the Wildwoods.

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