SEASIDE The Adamson brothers and Seaside Jiu Jitsu Academy are excited to announce the 2013 Adamson Bros. Kids In-House Tournament and Purple Belt Super Fights from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13. This tournament, held at the Seaside Jiu Jitsu Academy, 1601 S. Roosevelt in Seaside, will feature top-notch youth competitors ages 4 to 12 from the Seaside Jiu Jitsu Academys Black Belt Club and other regional academies. All affiliations and skill levels are welcome. Register by calling 503-738-4080. Registration cost for Seaside Jiu Jitsu Academy students is $25, visiting students $30.
Academy owners Nathan and Zachary Adamson designed this tournament to assist in creating the next generation of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions. They say in-house tournaments are fun, exciting and the perfect environment to challenge and reward both seasoned and up-and-coming youth competitors. Trophies and titles will be awarded for Outstanding Competitor and Best Match. All competitors will be entered to win cool gear from the event sponsors. For this tournament, every competitor is guaranteed two matches. A third mat area will be designated so kids can continue to have more matches. Tournament rules and regulations will follow the IBJJF format.
Following the kids will be Purple Belt Super Fights between some of the best lightweight Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors in the Northwest. Spectators can look forward to fights between Kevin Dadik from Portland, representing 5 Rings Jiu Jitsu; Curtis Mickelson from Sandpoint, Idaho, representing North Idaho Jiu Jitsu; and Seth Dawson from Eugene, representing Northwest Martial Arts. The winner of the Purple Belt Super Fights will win $100 cash, a sponsor pack and a trophy/title. Cash bonuses will be awarded for submissions.