The October leg of the Newcastle Open was a big success, with 130 adult competitors and a busy junior division too. It was great to see people from all levels show up to compete, from white to black belt. We saw some familiar faces on the mats (and on the podium) and welcomed some first […]
Thanks to everyone who supported the Newcastle BJJ Open Summer Tournament at the weekend. We hope everyone had a great time! The response to the tournament was far greater than we expected, so we’re sorry that the event ran over time and that we didn’t have time for the absolutes this time around. We’re looking […]
Thanks to everyone who took part in the Versus Grappling 6 no-gi tournament today. It was nice to see so many familiar faces, as well as some first-time competitors who put in strong showings for their teams. The standard of grappling was great across the board, and it was a good showcase of the talent […]
The Newcastle BJJ Open Spring Tournament took place today. Thanks to everyone who took part. It was great to see people from so many gyms come down to compete, especially given the short notice and the different venue. The tournament attracted several first-time entrants from various gyms, and we hope that everyone had a good […]
The full list of competitors for the Newcastle Open Spring Tournament is posted below. Brackets can be viewed here. Weigh-ins are set to begin at 10AM. You can weigh in any point from when weigh-ins open up until 30 minutes before your division is called. However, to ensure that the tournament runs on time […]
We hope you enjoyed the NCL BJJ Open and the Versus No-Gi tournament this year. We got a lot of valuable feedback from competitors, and we have some big plans for 2015. We’re planning five tournaments for next year, three gi tournaments, and two no-gi. Watch this space for news about prizes, sponsors and more […]
Thanks to Jack from Roll Supreme for putting together a highlight reel from the May 2014 Newcastle Gi Open. Check it out if you’re a fan of ankle locks and arm bars!
Thanks to all of the competitors and coaches that took part in the first Versus Grappling Newcastle Gi Open this weekend. It was a great day with some good Jiu Jitsu at all levels, and it was nice to see so many people from teams in the North East of England taking part, as well […]