Over the last 7 years, the American Grappling Challenge has saved our LARGEST, most competitive, and most prestigious event for the end of every year! And in 2017, this event returns to COLUMBUS…The 2017 Ohio State Jiu-Jitsu Championships!!!


Averaging over 400 competitors from all over the region over the last 2 years, the Ohio State Jiu-Jitsu Championship has become the ‘mountain’ in which all the top competitors in our region have aimed to climb & TEAM TITLE everyschool has tried to cpture....and this year will be no different, and maybe break another competitor record!

This event will also host the $200 ORIGIN Absolute Divisions! Each of the competitors in these divisions had to qualify by earning a GOLD MEDAL at one of our previous events (starting July 22nd): 

Black / Brown Belt
Purple Belt
Blue Belt
White Belt
Female White Belt
Female Blue Belt
Female Purple Belt & Up

These divisions will kick off the 2017 Ohio State Championships…with each winner receiving a “custom award” & a $200 Gift Certificate from our partners at ORIGIN!!!

PLEASE REMEMBER....since this is the OHIO STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, we expect some very large individual divisions. 
Therefor the 'competition format' for this event will be:

* SINGLE ELIMINATION = Adult or Masters divisions

* ROUND ROBIN = Youth & Teen competitors 


Reynoldsburg High School 
(Field House)
6699 E Livingston Ave, 
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Youth Competitors
Weigh-in / 9 AM to 10 AM
Rules Meeting & Matches Begin / 10:15 AM

* Starting with the Gi Divisions


Adult Competitors
Weigh-in / 9 AM to 11AM
Rules Meeting & Matches Begin / 12:15 PM

* Starting with the ORIGIN Absolute Divisions!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do you give ANY “weight allowance” for ADULT COMPETITORS when weighing in?
- NO, we DO NOT give a weight allowance for ADULT COMPETITORS.

2. Do I have to wear my Gi when weighing in?
- NO, you DO NOT need to wear a Gi when weighing in.

3. Is there a Spectator Fee?
- YES, $5 per person (5 year & Under is FREE)!

We look forward to seeing you on November 4th!


Keep checking back for updates regarding this event and the OTHER "BIG NEWS" we have planned!