Rules

Uniform:

 Gi, Kimono & Wrestling Shoes are optional.
No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing.
If the fighters go out of this area, the referee will restart the fight in the center of the mat, in the same position they were when they left the mat when the referee said “Stop”. If the fighters were standing, they will start again facing each other.

How You Can Win:

  The winner will be decided according to: § If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally. (Tap, I give Up or Mate) § If Referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels his life is in danger, the Referee will declare the winner. § If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee!

Winning By:

  • Submission
  • Points
  • Referee Decision

Time Limits:

Fight Time for BEGINNERS:

Qualifying Rounds (4 mins), the first 2 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 2 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  2 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight). Finals (6 min), the first 3 minutes are without positive points, only the negative points are starting from the beginning.  The positive points are starting after the first 3 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  3 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight).

Fight Time for INTERMEDIATE:

Qualifying Rounds (6 min), the first 3 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 3 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  3 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight). Finals (8 min), the first 4 minutes are without positive points, only the negative points are starting from the beginning.  The positive points are starting after the first 4 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  4 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight).

Fight Time for ADVANCED:

Qualifying Rounds (6 min), the first 3 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 3 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  3 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight). Finals (8 min), the first 4 minutes are without positive points, only the negative points are starting from the beginning.  The positive points are starting after the first 4 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  4 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight).

Fight Time for EXPERT:

Qualifying Rounds (8 min), the first 4 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 4 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  4 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight). Finals (10 min), the first 5 minutes are without positive points, only the negative points are starting from the beginning.  The positive points are starting after the first 5 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.  5 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight).

Legal Techniques:

Rules will be adjusted depending on skill level. Please attend rules meeting for specifics.

  • Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe).
  • No use of T-Shirt and no holding the shorts allowed
  • Any arm bar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
  • *Any Leg Lock or Ankle Lock
  • Slamming can be used only in order to prevent a submission. Otherwise is considered as illegal.

*No slamming on the beginner and Intermediate divisions! Illegal Techniques:

  •  “Full Nelson” and “Crucifix”
  •  No striking of any kind
  •  No eye gouging or fish hooking
  •  No grabbing the ears
  •  No hair pulling
  • No finger or toe holds
  • No thumbing
  • No scratching and pinching
  • No kicking
  • No biting
  • No touching groin area
  • No hands, knees or elbows on face
  • No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing

Points (Positive Points):

-Each position must be established for 3 seconds or more being out of any danger of submission in order for points to be awarded.