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Absolute Submission Challenge - Nov 19, 2016

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Absolute Submission Challenge
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Date: November 19th, 2016

Weigh-ins start at 11am
Rules meeting at 12 noon
Fights start soon after.

Location:

Champions Creed Martial Arts
119 – 42nd Avenue S.W.
Contact: 587-229-9524 OR 403-667-9608 (cell)

Admission:

$50 for competitors (Cash Only Please)
This No-Gi tournament is designed to provide competitors with a lot of experience; it will follow a round robin format ensuring that each competitor fights everyone in his division once. Guaranteeing the competitor the most for their money!

Point System:

Each fight will be scored as either a draw or a win by submission. There will be no points given out during the match.

You will receive:
  • 3 points for a win by submission
  • 1 point for a draw
  • 0 for a loss

Each competitor will fight every other competitor in their weight class once. Your total points will then be added together to determine your score for the day. The competitors with the 3 highest scores in each division will be given 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards.

Rules (Beginner and Advanced divisions):

  • 5 Minute rounds
  • This No-Gi tournament will be open to all competitors.
  • The cost to enter is $50.00 (Cash Only Please!) Once the fights start there are no refunds.
  • Matches start from standing.
  • Fighters who move onto or outside the border when standing will (at the discretion of the referee) be restarted in the centre of the mat.
  • If fighters move outside the area while on the ground (both fighters have at least one knee down) then the action is frozen and they are moved back to the centre of the mat in their current position.
  • The referee can stop or restart a match at any time if he considers it necessary for safety reasons.
  • The referee's decision is final and non-negotiable.

Ways to win:

  • Submission (physical or verbal tap-out)
  • Referees Stoppage (medical or rule infringement)
  • Corner stops fight.

Beginner (2 years and under experience)
Fouls & Illegal Techniques:

  • Striking
  • Biting
  • Fish hooking
  • Gouging (including chin in eye socket, thumb in armpit or between ribs etc)
  • Hair pulling
  • Small joint manipulations (fingers, thumbs and toes)
  • Point of elbow pressure on head or throat
  • Squeezing wind-pipe with hand
  • Deliberately throwing or slamming an opponent onto their head
  • Heel hooks (or other locks designed to apply twisting pressure to the knee)
  • Toe holds
  • Bicep or calf slicers
  • CERVICAL LOCK (only without chokes) Twister, can openers etc.

Advanced Division (2 years and over experience)
Fouls & Illegal Techniques:

  • Striking
  • Biting
  • Fish hooking
  • Gouging (including chin in eye socket, thumb in armpit or between ribs etc.
  • Hair pulling
  • Small joint manipulations (fingers, thumbs and toes)
  • Point of elbow pressure on head or throat
  • Squeezing wind-pipe with hand
  • Deliberately throwing or slamming an opponent onto their head
  • Heel hooks (or other locks designed to apply twisting pressure to the knee)

Weight Classes and experience levels:

For Men:

  • Beginner (2 Years grappling and under) and Advanced (2 years and over)
  • Everyone will weigh in, and then will be divided into several divisions of 5 people.
  • Our goal is to get 4 matches for each competitor

For Women:

  • All experience levels
  • Everyone will weigh in, and then everyone will be divided into divisions of 5 people.
  • Our goal is to get 4 matches for each competitor

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