Saturday, October 29, 2011


Grapplers Quest will host the inaugural is l Georgia State Grappling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open Championships, Sunday, November 6, inside of the Northwest Georgia Muscle super show at North West Georgia Trade & Convention Center ( 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road) in Dalton, Georgia.

Competitors of all ages and skill levels participate in the event and it is open to all grappling styles to determine the best grapplers in the State of Georgia in 2011. Cash and prizes valued at $15,000, including custom swords and medallions, will be presented to all champions.

Fighters can register online -- receive a Free T-Shirt and DVD - but don't delay because the deadline to register is Wednesday, November 2 at 11:59 PM. Register at:

MMA fighter Cole Miller will conduct a seminar for children and teens, sponsored by TapouT and MetroPCS, on Sunday, November 6, starting at 10:00 AM. Another training session is also scheduled to raise awareness for All Female competitors (18+) compete absolutely free of charge, sponsored by TapouT.

Grappling is the fast-paced, ground fighting art of Mixed Martial Arts, combining the throws of Olympic Judo, takedowns of Greco Roman and Freestyle Wrestling, Leg Locks from Sambo, and other Submissions from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu-like arm bars, shoulder locks and chokes.

This is the first time Grapplers Quest visits Georgia and the event will raise funds for, a 501c3 charitable organization benefiting Autism Awareness, Family Support, Education, Treatment and Autism Talk Radio Network. $1 from each competitor will be donated. Tickets will be available on site and Fighter Registration is open to all independent competitors and teams and will be accepted at the door starting Saturday, Nov. 5, from 12:00-5:00 PM and Sunday, Nov. 6, starting at 7:00 AM.

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Fighters of all ages and skill levels and grappling styles may register to compete here:

About Grapplers Quest: Grapplers Quest is the world's largest submission grappling organization with 300,000+ competitors worldwide since 1999, owned by The Grapplers Company. Events feature various grappling styles with divisions for all ages and skill levels with events in major cities throughout North America and Europe. For more information on upcoming events, go to: For event sponsor and exhibiting opportunities, visit: or call 888-GRAPPLE.

About Autism: Autism is a complex brain disorder that inhibits a person's ability to communicate and develop social relationships as well behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in one in 150 children in the United States. For more information on Autism, visit:

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