NAGA has a division for everyone. We have divisions for all ages, weights, and skills. A list of these divisions can be found below and on every event page. If you have any questions please contact us at info@nagafighter.com or 860-295-0403.

AGE CATEGORIES

Children (13 years of age and under)
Teens (14-17 years of age)
Adult (18-29 years of age)
Master (30-39 years of age)
Director (40-49 years of age)
Executive (50 years of age and older)

CHILDREN (13 & under) WEIGHT CLASSES

39.9 lbs. & under
40-49.9 lbs.
50-59.9 lbs.
60-69.9 lbs.
70-79.9 lbs.
80-89.9 lbs.
90-99.9 lbs.
100-179.9 lbs.
Children 180 lbs. and heavier must compete in the Teen category.
TEEN (14 – 17 years old) WEIGHT CLASSES

99.9 lbs. & under
100-109.9 lbs.
110-119.9 lbs.
120-129.9 lbs.
130-139.9 lbs.
140-149.9 lbs.
150-159.9 lbs.
160-179.9 lbs.
180-199.9 lbs.
200 & over lbs.

CHILDREN & TEEN NO-GI and GI SKILL LEVELS (17 years and younger)

NOVICE – 6 months & under of grappling experience
BEGINNER – 6 months to 1 year of grappling experience
INTERMEDIATE – 1 to 2 years of grappling experience
ADVANCED – 2 to 3 years of grappling experience
EXPERT – 3 years & over of grappling experience

Children & Teen Notes:

– Expert winners are awarded a championship belt. If multiple Expert divisions are won by a competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
– Only one belt or sword can be won per competitor. A medal will be awarded for any additional divisions that are won.
– Competitors can only compete in one skill level and one weight class.
– Whenever possible, your child will be matched up with someone their same age or children within a year old (plus or minus). Please understand that under some circumstances they may have to compete with others slightly older. A coach or parent will be contacted to get approval.
– If there are 2 or more girls in a division, we will create a separate division for the girls. If not, the female competitor will be given the option to compete with the male competitors.
– A competitor must compete in at least one match to win an award. If no one is in your specified division, NAGA will combine the next closest weight and/or age category.  NAGA makes every effort to create fair divisions based on the pool of competitors at this event.

MALE ADULT, MASTER, DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE WEIGHT CLASSES

Flyweight – 129.9 lbs. & under
Bantamweight – 130-139.9 lbs.
Featherweight – 140-149.9 lbs.
Lightweight – 150-159.9 lbs.
Welterweight – 160-169.9 lbs.
Middleweight – 170-179.9 lbs.
Light-Heavyweight – 180-189.9 lbs.
Cruiserweight – 190-199.9 lbs.
Heavyweight – 200-224.9 lbs.
Super-Heavyweight – 225-149.9 lbs.
Ultra-Heavyweight – 250 lbs. & over

FEMALE ADULT, MASTER, DIRECTOR, EXECUTIVE WEIGHT CLASSES

Sub-atomic Weight – 99.9 lbs. & under
Atomweight – 100-109.9 lbs.
Strawweight – 110-119.9 lbs.
Flyweight – 120-129.9 lbs.
Bantamweight – 130-139.9 lbs.
Featherweight – 140-149.9 lbs.
Lightweight – 150-159.9 lbs.
Welterweight – 160-169.9 lbs.
Middleweight – 170-179.9 lbs.
Light-Heavyweight – 180-189.9 lbs.
Cruiserweight – 190-199.9 lbs.
Heavyweight – 200 lbs. & over

ADULT NO-GI SKILL LEVELS (18 years and older)

NOVICE – 6 months & under of grappling experience
BEGINNER – 6 months to 2 years of grappling experience
INTERMEDIATE – 2 to 5 years of grappling experience
EXPERT – 5 years & over of grappling experience

ADULT GI SKILL LEVELS (18 years and older)

WHITE
BLUE
PURPLE
BROWN
BLACK

Adult Notes:

– Blue belts must enter at least Intermediate No-Gi.
– Purple, brown, and black belts must enter Expert No-Gi.
– Expert winners are awarded a championship belt. If multiple Expert divisions are won by a competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
– Purple, brown, and black belts will be separated whenever there are two or more in a division.  Purple, brown, and black belt winners are awarded a championship belt.  If multiple divisions are won by a purple, brown or black belt competitor, only one belt will be awarded.
– Competitors can only compete in one skill level and one weight class.
– Adult competitors can compete in a lower age category i.e. Master competes in Adult, Director competes in Master.
– Adult competitors can compete in multiple age groups, their actual age group, and a lower age group. For example, a 32-year-old Master can compete in Master and Adult divisions. This is considered two divisions, please register accordingly.
– Whenever possible, your child will be matched up with someone their same age or children within a year old (plus or minus). Please understand that under some circumstances they may have to compete with others slightly older. A coach or parent will be contacted to get approval.
– A competitor must compete in at least one match to win an award. If no one is in your specified division, NAGA will combine the next closest weight and/or age category.  NAGA makes every effort to create fair divisions based on the pool of competitors at this event.