GRAPPLERS QUEST DEBUTS IN MIDWEST IN COLUMBUS OHIO MAY 19
COLUMBUS, OH (March 21, 2011) -- Grapplers Quest will host the 2012 Mid West Grappling Championships, presented by TapouT, on Saturday, May 19 at The Ultimate Sports Center (located at 1200 Steelwood Road) in Columbus, Ohio.
Three hundred Championship titles in Submission Grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo and Wrestling will be contested for cash and prizes valued at $15,000, including custom championship belts for Advanced Adult Divisions and the largest medallions in grappling, plus certificates for champions. Competitors of all ages and skill levels participate in this event that is open to all grappling styles in order to determine this year's best grapplers in Midwestern United States.
Competitors and Fighters may pre-register to compete online until Wednesday, May 16 at 11:59 PM CST and get a Free TapouT T-Shirt at: http://tinyurl.com/7hyjqxw OR competitors can register at the venue, on Friday, May 18 between 5:00-8:00 PM/CST and Saturday, May 19, starting at 7:00 AM. All competitors, ages, skill levels, teams and independents are welcome.
Spectator Passes are available to purchase in advance for only $15 ($20 off at-the-door) by going to http://www.grapplersquest.com/products/ticket-2012-grapplers-quest-midwe... or the day of the event available at the door for $20 each per day (adults), $10 (children), and free for children under six. Competition begins at 11:00 AM/ET. $1 from every ticket pre-sold will be donated to benefit Autism (http://AutismRadio.org - a 501c3 charitable organization helping families with Autism directly).
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. More than 200 competition teams and 1,000 competitors are expected to participate from 27 countries including United States, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Japan, Croatia, Holland, England, France, and Australia. Grapplers Quest events are sponsored by TapouT, Gaspari Nutrition, Zebra Mats and Super Body Care.
For general information on Grapplers Quest on May 19 in Columbus, Ohio, visit:
SPONSORS or EXHIBITORS: There are only two booths remaining for Ohio, May 19 - book directly online via secure credit card at:
About Grapplers Quest: Grapplers Quest is the world's largest submission grappling organization with 300,000+ competitors worldwide since 1998, 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: http://GrapplersQuest.com
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 100 children in the United States. For more information on Autism, visit: http://AutismRadio.org