GI DIVISIONS

 

Gi –Skill Levels:

Children (Pee Wee & Junior) (5-12) will be divided by approximate age and weight.

Teen (13-17) will be divided by approximate age and weight.

Men’s White Belt

Men’s Blue Belt

Men’s Purple Belt

Men’s Brown Belt

Men’s Black Belt

Men Masters (30+) will be divided by weight and experience.

Women will be divided by weight and experience.

 

Length Of Gi Matches:
Children (Pee Wee & Junior): 4 minutes

Teen: 5 minutes

White Belt: 5 minutes
Blue Belt: 6 minutes
Purple Belt: 7 minutes

Brown Belt: 8 minutes

Black Belt: 10 minutes

 

NO GI DIVISIONS

 

No-Gi Skill Level Descriptions:

Children (Pee Wee & Junior) (5-12) will be divided by approximate age and weight.

Teen (13-17) will be divided by approximate age and weight.

Men Beginner (18 and up): Less than one year of training in any grappling art.

Men Intermediate (18 and up): Less than two years training in any grappling art.

Men Advanced (18 and up): Over two years training in any grappling art.

Men Masters (30+) will be divided by weight and experience.

Women will be divided by weight and experience.

Absolute (when offered) is open to everyone registered to the tournament.

 

Length of No-Gi Matches

Children (Pee Wee & Junior): 4 minutes

Teen: 5 minutes

Men Beginner: 5 minutes

Men Intermediate: 6 minutes

Men Advanced: 7 minutes

Men Masters: 5 minutes

Women: 5 minutes

Absolute: (when offered) 10 minutes (no points scored in first 5 minutes; points and submission in second 5 minutes)