TRUE NORTH
GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP

EVENT INFORMATION

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EVENT INFORMATION

EVENT INFORMATION:
Early bird Online registration is $79. Weigh ins will take place at the ‘bull pen’ 30 minutes prior to the start of your division. Not making weight or failing to show up for scheduled weigh-in time will result in a disqualification with no refund. Please be assured that we make every effort to match competitors fairly, according to age, weight and rank. Should the event reach capacity, we reserve the right to close online registration early.

 


 

COMPETITOR FEES:

Before July 1, 2019 ($79)
Before September 7, 2019 ($99)
After September 7, 2019 ($119)

 


 

SPECTATORS:
Passes may be purchased at the event. 

Spectator Fee: $10 cash only

*Each academy may designate up to two coaches who receive spectator passes at no cost. The academy must have competitors registered for this particular event and the passes must be approved by the Event Coordinator.

 


 

 

BRACKETING INFORMATION:
Kids are guaranteed two matches. Teen/Adult/Masters are modified single elimination bracket. Competitors are not guaranteed more than one match per division entered regardless of the outcome.


PLEASE NOTE: Competitors are required to wear an IBJJF approved uniform (gi) or (nogi).

 


 

 

OPEN CLASS:

Male Adult/Master Athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket per belt level. Women Adult/Master medalists will be eligible to compete in Open Class brackets of either White belt, Blue belt or Purple/Brown/Black belt.

 


 

 

HOW TO REGISTER?

The athletes who are willing to register for the open class may do so at the event’s open class registration table. Athletes must register in Open Class within 15 minutes after receiving their medal.

Must be a Minimum of 4 competitors to run Open Bracket. Max of 2 competitors/academy/division for OPEN class. First 2 competitors to sign up will be registered. 

 


NOGI ABSOLUTE CLASS:

All belt levels welcome to compete

Ages 16+

Rule set is Brown/Black IBJJF Rules

https://ibjjf.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IBJJF_Rules_Book_v5.1_en-US.pdf

Single Elimination

No Advantages

5 minute rounds

IBJJF uniform required

No cup (groin protection), no knee pads

 

Gold medalist receive $500 prize**

DIVISION

Male Under 170 lbs

Male 170lbs & Over

Female Open weight

 

 


 

COMPETITOR T-SHIRTS:

Competitors who register online will qualify for a free promotional t-shirt.

Rules and restrictions are as follows:

Shirts must be picked up by the registered competitor at the retail booth after 9:30 AM the day of the event.

This is a promotional item and has no monetary value.

Exact size and design of the promotional shirt is not guaranteed.

This offer expires once the event is concluded. Unclaimed shirts will not be mailed or otherwise distributed.

 


 

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Rules Meeting: 9:00 AM

Kids / Teen Divisions: 9:30 AM

Adult / Master Divisions: 11:00 AM

*please refer to smoothcomp for match # and times that are updated live as the event runs.

 


 


MATCH DURATION:

Age 5-6 (2 minutes)

Age 7-15 (3 minutes)

Age 16+ (5 minutes)

 


 

SMOOTHCOMP:

Coaches please register your academy in Smoothcomp as this will allow you to track your competitors and allow your students to register under the correct Academy Name. This will also allow competitors not to be placed against team mates in the first round.

https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/104-how-to-create-your-coach-manager-account

Parents you can also register an account with Smoothcomp to manage and create profiles for more that 1 child during the registration process.

https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/185-how-can-i-manage-different-profiles-from-one-account

 


 

 

REFUND POLICY:

No Refunds. Only exception is if you are alone in your division after brackets are finalized.