KASAI's Amateur Tournament Returns to NYC In March

New York City, NY – KASAI Elite Grappling Championships (KASAI) today confirms that its amateur event "Elite Grappling Championships" will host its third open tournament at Baruch College in New York City on Saturday, March 9. For all the latest information and to register, visit kasaigrappling.com.

The Elite Grappling Championships is New York City’s premier amateur jiu-jitsu and open grappling competition for men and women. Their goal is to provide a great experience for our competitors including high-quality matches and smooth logistics. This one-day event is a mainstay on the NYC Jiu-Jitsu calendar.                                                                                                                        
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Baruch College in NYC                       
  • Spectators welcome  
  • Adults and adolescents: $10 on entry Ages 12-and-under: Free entry                                                       


Female: Adult

  • Rooster – 107 lbs
  • Light Feather – 118 lbs
  • Feather – 129 lbs
  • Light – 141.5 lbs
  • Middle – 152.5 lbs
  • Medium Heavy – 163.5 lbs
  • Heavy – 175 lbs
  • Super Heavy – 175 + lbs

*Master 1 division is only available for white, blue, purple and brown belts.


  Male Gi: Adult, Master 1 and 2

  • Rooster – 127 lbs
  • Light Feather – 141.5 lbs
  • Feather – 154.5 lbs
  • Light – 168 lbs
  • Middle – 181.5 lbs
  • Medium Heavy -195 lbs
  • Heavy – 208 lbs
  • Super Heavy – 222 lbs
  • Ultra Heavy – 222 + lbs 

*Master 1 division is only available for white, blue, purple and brown belts. 

*Master 2 division is only available for white, blue, and purple belts.

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