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Match Times, Rules and Regulations

 

Match Times

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Rules & Regulations

-General Rules

  • NEW! Guard JUMPING to closed guard is now illegal for all whitebelts in ALL ages/categories. Whitebelts may PULL guard to open guard, but cannot jump to closed guard.
  • Bent knee locks, neck cranks, bicep locks, heel hooks, cervical locks, scissor takedowns and slamming will not be permitted. The competitor will be disqualified if any of those techniques are used.
  • Guillotine or any type of foot locks will not be permitted for Kids (4-15) or any White belt competitor.
  • Leg locks or toe-holds will not be permitted for Blue and Purple belts, only straight foot locks.
  • Single elimination tournament for teens, masters, seniors and adults.
  • Two matches guaranteed for Little Champions 1, Little Champions 2 and Juniors. Those kids will have least 2 matches > Kids losing the 1st round will go to a special bracket and fight once more > All kids will receive medals.
  • Any competitor who does not show up for a match will automatically forfeit the match and registration fee.
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to your match.
  • Competitor disqualified will lose his or her registration fee.
  • There is never a draw. Bouts will be decided by: points, submission, advantage, disqualification and referee interruption.
  • The Gracie Barra Competition network is not responsible for accident, injury, or death as a result of the tournament.
  • This tournament will be a double match for competitors under the age of 12: every competitor that loose in his/her first round will be eligible to fight one more time, guaranteeing at least 02 matches to all competitors.

-Points

  • Mount = 4 points
  • Back mount w/hooks = 4 points
  • Passing the guard = 3 points
  • Takedown = 2 points
  • Sweep = 2 points
  • Knee on stomach = 2 points
  • Advantage = It is considered an advantage when the athlete attempts but does not complete any of the fundamental moves of the fight; i.e. sweep, take down, submission etc. When there is a tie situation on the score the one who has more advantages will win.
  • Negative = Are penalties given to the athlete after committing a second offense .i.e. avoiding engaging, staling or not seeking ways to finalize the fight. On the first offense the offender will be given a verbal warning.On the second offense the offender’s opponent will be given an advantage.On the third offense the offender’s opponent will be given two points.After the third offense the referee may disqualify the athlete for any further fouls.

-Pro Division

  • The evening will be dedicated to the Gracie Barra North American Championship Pro Divisions.
  • The winner of the Pro Divisions will receive a championship belt and an air ticket to compete at one of the major tournaments in the 2018 season.

-Uniform

  • Official Gracie Barra Uniform (Gi) is required and top and bottom colors should match. Only White or Blue Uniforms (Gis) are allowed for male kids and adults. Besides White or Blue Uniforms (Gis) the Pink Uniform (Gi) is also aloud for female kids and adults.
  • Underneath the gi are required, in the black color only, either: GB Rash Guard (link), GB Training Tee (link) or GB Training Tank Top (link).
  • Wrestling shoes are not permitted
  • The Uniform (Gi) checker official verifies before the fight if the Uniform (Gi) has the proper length.

-Restrictions

  • In all catagories the central referee has the athority to stop a match when either of the competitors is in danger of serious bodily harm as a result of a submission and award the victory to competitor applying the submission.
  • Cervical locks or neck cranks are not allowed in any category except for chokes in the juveniles or adult divisions in all belts.
  • Athletes under 18 (Juveniles) are only allowed to compete in the open class if they are middle weight or heavier.
  • Wrestling shoes or any type of shoes, head gear and any kind of protectors that can alter the outcome of the match in any way are not allowed in competition.
  • In childrens divisions between 4-15years, when a competitor is executing a triangle and the opponent stands up it is the referees obligation to stand in a position to protect both athletes, specifically to reduce the risk of cervical damage.

From 04 THROUGH 6:

    NO SUBMISSION
    SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    SCISSORS TAKEDOWN

FROM 07 THROUGH 12:

    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • BICEPS LOCK
    • WRIST LOCK
    • TRIANGLE PULLING THE HEAD
    • FOOT LOCKS OF ANY KIND
    • KNEE LOCK, LEG LOCK
    • CERVICAL LOCK (ANY KIND)
    • FRONTAL NECK CRANK
    • EZEQUIEL
    • CALF LOCK
    • OMOPLATA ( SHOULDER LOCK)
    • FRONTAL GUILLOTINE
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
    • HEEL HOOK

FROM THE AGES OF 13 THROUGH 15:

    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • BICEPS LOCK
    • WRIST LOCK
    • TRIANGLE PULLING THE HEAD
    • FOOT LOCK S(ANY KIND)
    • KNEE LOCK, LEG LOCK
    • CERVICAL LOCK(ANY KIND)
    • FRONTAL NECK CRANK
    • EZEKIEL
    • FRONTAL GUILLOTINE
    • CALF LOCK
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
    • HEEL HOOK

AGES 16 TO 17

    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • LEG LOCKS
    • CERVICAL (only without chokes)
    • BICEPS LOCK
    • CALF LOCK
    • WRIST LOCK
    • TOE-HOLD LOCK
    • FRONTAL GUILLOTINE
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
    • HEEL HOOK

FROM ADULT THROUGH SENIOR (WHITE BELT)

    • JUMPING TO CLOSED GUARD
    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • LEG LOCKS
    • CERVICAL(only without chokes)
    • BICEPS LOCK
    • CALF LOCK
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
    • TOE-HOLD LOCK
    • FRONTAL GUILLOTINE
    • HEEL HOOK

FROM ADULT THROUGH SENIOR (BLUE & PURPLE BELT)

    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • LEG LOCKS
    • CERVICAL(only without chokes)
    • BICEPS LOCK
    • CALF LOCK
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
    • TOE-HOLD LOCK
    • HEEL HOOK

FROM ADULT THROUGH SENIOR (BROWN AND BLACKBELT)

    • SLAM FROM THE GUARD
    • CERVICAL LOCK(only without chokes)
    • SCISSORS TAKEDOWN
      HEEL HOOK

 -Conduct

  • You are expected to treat each other, referees, staff, coaches, and spectators with respect
  • Honor the values of sportsmanship and fair play shall never intentionally injure a fellow sportsman in competition.
  • All unsportsmanlike conduct shall be reported to the Head official and to the tournament director for final decisions on course of action.
  • Wear your Gi on the medals podium

-Disclosure

  • The Gracie Barra Competition Network, upon Gracie Barra America’s approval, reserves the right, at any time, to make the necessary changes or additions to the present rules.
  • The last rules update was done on 10/02/2017.