Youth Grapple-A-Thon

Youth Grapple-A-Thon


Five Rings Jiu Jitsu is proud to announce that we will be offering an opportunity for our youth members and their parents/families to participate and contribute to our annual fundraiser!  Our sponsor charity is Friends of the Children, so we could think of no better way to show our commitment to our community then by having our children help their children.  For more information on what FotC is all about click:

HERE for video or  HERE for an article.


When:  August 12th, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.  (1 hour 45 minutes of fun, an hour of rolling)

15+ 3 minute rounds with approx. 2 minute breaks for 7-15 year olds

Fun games and grappling for ages 3-6 year olds

Non-tournament intensity rounds (for fun and philanthropy)

Where: Five Rings Jiu Jitsu Main Academy

Who:  Youth Jiu Jitsu athletes from around the Pacific Northwest (ages 3 - 16)

            Adult information - click HERE

Entry fee:   Minimum of $35 of donations. In order to participate, grapplers must have a minimum of a $30 donation to the cause. We strongly encourage people to seek outside pledges for your participation in the Grapple-a-Thon; either on a per round pledge format or a flat fee donation. ALL proceeds go to Friends of the Children (FOTC).

Online donations will close Wednesday, August 9, at 11:59 pm. After that, all donations must be submitted in person (cash or check written to "Friends of the Children-Portland") at Five Rings.

Donate HERE

To access a one sheet usable to solicit donations, please click HERE

We are really looking forward to a fantastic day and we hope that you and your athlete can participate.

Parents and family members that would like to help out can volunteer for the event by calling Coach Dan at 503-327-8265 or e-mailing

Prizes will be awarded for the most money raised.  All participants raising $100 or more will be invited to a pizza party at the academy with special guests.

Prize details will be updated soon.

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