GRIP Grappling VII | Gi & No-Gi

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Sport Wales National Centre

Sophia Close

Cardiff

CF11 9SW

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GRIP Grappling VII | Gi & No-Gi

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GRIP GRAPPLING VII | Gi & No-Gi

AGE BANDS | Based on age at the date of the tournament (not, year of birth)

  • Children's | 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11.
  • Teen's | Teen-1 (12-13), Teen-2 (14-15), Juvenile's (16-17).
  • Adults | Adult (18 - 29), Masters (30-40), Directors (40+).

SYSTEM | Double Repechage | Minimum of 2 contests

MEDALS | Custom medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each division.

WEIGH-INS | Up to an hour before contest time (without Gi).

  • 0.5kg tolerance on scales.
  • Only 1 weigh-in required even if competing in 2 divisions.
  • Detailed Weigh-In times & schedule will be published once the entry has closed.

WEIGHT DIVISIONS

GIRLS & BOYS (will be run as separate categories).

4 - 5 years | -18kg, -21kg, -24kg, -27kg, -30kg, -34kg, +34kg

6 - 7 years | -21kg, -24kg, -27kg, -30kg, -34kg, -38kg, -42kg, +42kg

8 - 9 years | -24kg, -27kg, -30kg, -34kg, -38kg, -42kg, -46kg, +46kg

10 - 11 years | -27kg, -30kg, -34kg, -38kg, -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, +50kg

Teen-1 (12 - 13 years) | -30kg, --34kg, -38kg, -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, -55kg, -60kg, -65kg, +65kg

Teen-2 Girls | age 14 - 15 | -40kg, -44kg, -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg, +70kg

Juvenile Girls | age 16 - 17 | -48kg, -52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg, -78kg, +78kg.

Teen-2 Boys | age 14 - 15 | -42kg, -46kg, -50kg, -55kg, -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, +83kg

Juvenile Boys | age 16 - 17 | -46kg -50kg, -55kg, -60kg, -65Kg, -70Kg, -76Kg, -83Kg, -91Kg, +91kg

Male | ADU-MAS-DIR | -65Kg, -70Kg, -76Kg, -83Kg, -91Kg, -100Kg +100Kg.

Female | ADU-MAS |-52kg, -57kg, -63kg, -70kg, -78kg, +78kg.

SKILL DIVISIONS

CHILDREN'S

Gi | White - Grey - Yellow/Green - Green/Blue

NoGi | Novice (White) - Intermediate (Grey) - Advanced (Yellow & Above)

ADULT, MASTERS, DIRECTORS

Gi | White-Blue-Purple-Brown-Black

No-Gi | Novice-Intermediate-Expert

Novice | Less than 2 yrs training in any grappling discipline.

Intermediate | 2-4 yrs training in any grappling discipline (BJJ Blue Belt).

Expert | 4yrs+ training in any grappling discipline (BJJ Purple, Brown or Black Belt). Pro MMA fighters should compete in expert division.

CONTEST TIMES

  • Children | 3 Minutes
  • Teen & Juvenile | 4 Minutes
  • Adult | 5 Minutes
  • Master & Director | 4 Minutes

NO-GI GRAPPLING RULES

CLOTHING | MMA Shorts or Grappling spats; a t-shirt or rash guard must be worn.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Allowed | Mouth guard, ear guard & knee sleeves/pads are allowed.

Not Allowed | No cups/groin guards, no wrestling boots,

CHILDREN'S LEGAL/ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES

  • IBJJF legality .

TEEN'S LEGAL/ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES

Legal (Notable Changes from IBJJF) | Guillotine, Omoplata, Straight Footlock, Pulling on the head from the triangle.

Illegal | Slams, Jump Guard, Toe Hold, Kneebar, Knee Compression, Heel Hook, Wrist Lock, Bicep Slicer, Neck Crank, Scissor Takedown. Banana Splits/Groin Stretch.

ADULT LEGAL/ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES

NOVICE

All techniques legal

Exceptions | Banana Splits/Groin Stretch, Bicep Compression/Slicer, Heel Hook, Jumping Guard, Knee Compression/Slicer, Kneebar, Knee Reap, Neck Crank, Scissor Takedown, Slams, Toe-Hold, Wrist Lock.

INTERMEDIATE

All techniques legal

Exceptions | Heel Hook, Neck Crank, Scissor Takedown, Slams.

EXPERT

All techniques legal

Exceptions | Slams, Scissor takedown (one hand must be placed on the mat before execution). Neck cranks (one arm of the opponent must be free)

POINT SYSTEM

POSITIVE ACTIONS | 2 Points

Takedown, Sweep, Knee on Stomach, Guard Pass, Mount , Back Mount ,

Catch (Defined as a submission attempt that has to be seriously defended)

NEGATIVE ACTIONS | 1 Point to the opponent.

Guard Pull, Stalling

1. Positional points are awarded progressively only e.g. Side-Control to mount would score; mount to side-control would not.

2. If you shoot & opponent sprawls & naturally transition to guard; this is not considered a guard pull.

3. Stalling penalties: 1 x warning; after 10 seconds an action must be made or 1-point to the opponent.

BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU RULES

IBJJF Rules.

For more information on GRIP Rules & Regulations please visit www.grip-sports.com

Coaching Pass |1x free coaching pass per academy; please email gripgrappling1@gmail.com to register.

Spectator Fee | £3 per person

Loss & Damage| Organizers are not liable for either injury that may occur at the event, or theft of personal property.

HOTELS | Accommodation is available at the Sport Wales National Centre; there are many B&B options on the adjacent Cathedral road. City Centre hotels are a close walk away.

TRANSPORT | Cardiff Central Bus Station: 5-minute walk | Cardiff Central Rail Station: 20-minute walk

PARKING | Sport Wales National Centre: Free

REFUND POLICY

Full refund up until the date of late registration fee's. Following this date; we will allow a transfer to a future GRIP event in the case of injury or illness.

RESPECT RULES

This event has a zero-tolerance policy regarding inappropriate behavior by coaches, parents, guardians, spectators, and competitors.

The referee/organizer has the right to disqualify a competitor or ask a coach to leave the mat area if the behavior is deemed inappropriate.

Email: gripgrappling1@gmail.com

Whatsapp: 07948622480

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Sport Wales National Centre

Sophia Close

Cardiff

CF11 9SW

United Kingdom

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