California 5 Five Grappling Event

California 5UPDATED – Due to circumstances beyond our control, the California 5 event is rescheduled due to High School Wrestling League Finals and CIF Basketball Finals all happening this same weekend. The new date will be April 28, 2019 still at New Breed Academy in Santa Fe Springs.



NEW BREED ACADEMY 9848 Jersey Ave Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

All Registered Athletes Will Receive the Following:

  • Custom 4 inch medals for all divisions
  • Custom 1st place belts for all kids divisions with 2 or more registered in bracket
  • Custom 1st place belts for all adult absolute divisions with 2 or more registered in bracket
  • Free Custom Lanyard
  • Free Custom Pop Socket for your Phone
  • Free Custom Air Freshner
  • Free Five Sticker


Registration Opens October 22, 2018

Pre-Registration price through November 22, 2018

$79 one division $29 additional division $29 per absolute division

Registration price after November 22, 2018

$99 one division $29 additional division $29 per absolute division

Note: The Registration Fee is Non-Refundable.

This registration is non-refundable and non-transferable. Exemption: Do not hesitate to register early. In the event that we are unable to find you a suitable match, we will issue you a full refund. Athletes who are alone in their bracket are eligible to receive a full refund of the registration fee if they contact and request to withdraw their name from the competition prior to the end of the appointed event registration check day.

Spectator Entrance Fees: 

$15 at the event Ages 6+

Kids under 5 years old are free

Important Dates:

Registration Deadline Wednesday April 24, 2019 midnight

Athlete Correction Deadline Wednesday April 24, 2019 5pm

Team Correction by Professor Deadline  Wednesday April 24, 2019 5pm

Registration Check Day Thursday April 25, 2019 12pm

Brackets & Schedule Release Date

Friday April 26, 2019 – Morning

Coaches and Professors (Very Important):  

To register as a certified coach with five grappling on the coaches list, you must be a brown or black belt. Please email us to get on the coaches list. There are no exceptions to this rule. No other belt color will be considered for the coach’s list. In order for you to best utilize smoothcomp as a coach, you will need to create a coaches account for your academy. To do this, please email us at

After creating an account, coaches will be able to see all athletes that have signed up under their academy.  In addition to seeing who has signed up, coaches can also register and pay for their students as well as move them between divisions. For more information on how to best utilize a coaches account, visit

Disclaimer – Coaches and Professors must provide proof that they are a brown or black belt with a credible traceable lineage or a school owner. 

Adding a new school if your school is not registered school in data base:

If you want to add your school to the database for your athletes to register to your school, please click link here and follow the prompts. Upon completion of prompts and registration of school name and association, your students may begin registering.

Team Trophies and Points:

Team trophies are awarded by kids gi/nogi combined score and adults gi/nogi combined score. There are two separate trophies given in these categories, one for kids and one for adults. Athlete points are tallied as followed:

1st place = 9 points

2nd place = 3 points

3rd place = 1 point


Registration is Now Open!

Please Note! We reserve the right to combine weight classes to create competitive weight divisions with sufficient competitors. When registering children, feel free to put them in their respective divisions. In an effort to create adequate and competitive matches, the rule of thumb is as follows; 1. Kids can be matched between 2 years and 10lbs and 2. Teens can be matched between 2 years and 15lbs. Also, boys and girls can compete together up to the age of 12 years old.

Competitor and Spectators Entrance:

There are 2 lines available for check in for the morning rush, please refer to the line the best suits your needs.

Line 1 – Spectator’s tickets available at front door (morning only)
Line 2 – Competitor and Pre Approved Coaches check in.

Weigh Ins:

  1. There will be a day before weigh in available for all competitors that will be determined at a later time. It will be a two hour time space on Saturday April 27, 2019 from 12-2 at New Breed Academy 9848 Jersey Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670.
  2. Weigh-ins will start at 6:30 am on Sunday, April 28, 2019 for all kids and teens divisions and will open to adults at 8:30 am. All kids and teens must be weighed in by 8:30 am. Adults can weigh beginning at 9 am. All adults can weigh in at least 1 hour prior to the respective division.
  3. There will not be a 1lb allowance for all athletes. Athletes do not have to weigh in wearing a gi. If you are over the maximum weight value of your weight class, you will be disqualified. There will be a test scale available prior to stepping on the official scales.

Check Ins:

  1. Your respective division will be called and staged in the bullpen up to 1 hour prior to start time.
  2. You uniform must be clean and ready for competition. (please see Rules Book for Minimum Requirements).


All kids divisions are double elimination and adults are single elimination.

Scheduled Go Times & Mat Assignments:  

All athletes must be standing by their mats at assigned times at least 15 minutes prior to their go time. Athletes are responsible to pay attention to the schedule as it is updated in real time all day long the day of the event. The schedule can run faster or longer due to what is happening on the mats at any time. Five grappling is not responsible if competitors do not show in your bracket.

Black Belts Compete for Free. Please email us for a credit if you are a black belt. Disclaimer- black belt athletes must be able to provide proof they are a black belt with a credible traceable lineage. 

Absolute Divisions: 

Absolute Divisions are for adults only and you must register to compete in the Absolute Division.

Travel Accommodations:

  1. Expedia
  2. Kayak
  3. Travelocity
  4. Priceline

Registration Cancellation Policy: 

Registered competitors that are unable to compete due illness, injury, or bereavement may request credit toward a future tournament up to 5 days prior to the tournament date. Refunds will only be offered if we are not able to find you a suitable match.

Contact Us:  

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at or via the Five Grappling offices at 619-633-FIVE(3483).