COMPETITION


WHAT TO EXPECT:
Female only competition
Gi & No Gi (optional) for all ages
All welcomed audience (friends, family, coaches and team mates encouraged)
All ages from 5+ welcomed
All gyms and affiliations welcomed


DIVISION/MATCHES:
Gi Round Robin
Adults: 4x 6 min matches each = 5 competitors per division
Juniors: 3x 4 min matches each = 4 competitors per division

No Gi Round Robin
Adults: 4x 6 min matches each = 5 competitors per division
Juniors: 3x 4 min matches each = 4 competitors per division


RULES:
Match rules & guidelines as per IBJJF handbook


SCHEDULE:
9:00am Doors open/Arrivals
9:00am No Gi weigh ins commence
9:30am Weigh ins for No Gi close
10:00am No Gi matches commence
11:00am Gi weigh ins close

*Gi matches commence at completion of ALL No Gi matches
Please note: we cannot release exact start times for your matches though we will endeavor to run the competition as quickly as possible and keep you informed throughout.


 

FAQs:

COMPETITION FORMAT:

Our tournament is a ROUND ROBIN format. This means competitors continue to have matches regardless of match out come.
Adults are grouped with 4 other athletes closest to their size & in their relevant belt. They will have a match with each of the other women in their group, regardless of wins or losses.
Children are matched with 3 other athletes and are matched first by size and then by belt where possible. Round robin applies to both adults and children.
There are no masters divisions.

Entry includes both GI & NO GI divisions for adults and children. Participation in one or both is by personal choice during online registration.

Adult matches are all 6 minutes
Junior matches are all 4 minutes.
Winner of each match is decided by IBJJF standard rules as follows.
Points are awarded during the match fas per the IBJJF rules.
No advantages are awarded. No penalties are awarded.

IBJJF POINT STRUCTURE DURING MATCHES:
4 points – back control with hooks
4 points – mount
3 points – establishing a controlled position after passing a guard
2 points – sweep
2 points – takedown/throw

HOW TO WIN THE DIVISION
During the ROUND ROBIN, the athlete with a match tally overall closest to 12 is deemed the winner. Tally is calculated as per below:
WIN MATCH BY SUBMISSION = 3
WIN MATCH BY POINTS = 2
MATCH IS DRAW = 1
LOSS = 0

WEIGHT CATEGORIES & CUTTING:
Each competitor is grouped to the closest registrated ladies to their weight.
This means you are not adhering to any pre-set weight category and there is no need to manipulate your weight prior to arrival.

BELT CATEGORIES:
Adult ladies will be seperated into white, blue and purple plus.
Junior ladies will be grouped acording to weight only. All belts together.


All the best with your preparation! Please spread the word! Looking forward to seeing you there.


Email: australiangirlsingi@gmail.com if you have further questions.