ADCC British Open Championships 2015

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Oct 25th 2015 Manchester, UK
EventCity, 8:30am Weigh in, 10:30am start


Legal Techniques
– Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe)
with or without the use of the uniform
– Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
– Any Leg Lock or Ankle Lock

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

2  – Mount position
2  – Knee on stomach
2  – Sweeps (ends Guard or Half Guard)
2  – Takedown (ends Guard or Half Guard)
3  – Back mount with hooks
3  – Passing the guard
4  – Clean sweep (ends passed the guard)
4  – Clean takedown (ends passed the guard)

Lost points
-1  – Go to your back
-1  – Running away
The referee’s decision/judging can’t be overruled!

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

Ways to win
Referee’s decision

Fighting Time
6 minutes in ordinary fights (first 3 min without points)
8 minutes in the finales (first 4 min without points)
One Extra round’s are added if fights are even

Weight classes;
Men: -65.9kg, -76.9kg, -87.9kg, -98.9kg and +99kg
Female: -60kg and +60kg
Masters: 65.9kg, -76.9kg, -87.9kg, -98.9kg, +99kg

Men: -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, -91kg, -100kg, +100kg
Master: -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, -91kg, -100kg, +100kg
Female: -60kg and +60kg
Boys: – 55kg, -65kg, -75kg, +75kg
Girls: – 50kg, +50kg

Men: -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, -91kg, -100kg, +100kg
Master: -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, -91kg, -100kg, +100kg
Female: -60kg and +60kg
Boys: – 55kg, -65kg, -75kg, +75kg
Girls: – 50kg, +50kg

+ Absolute divisions

Fighter may use tights, shorts, T-shirt, rash guard or Kimono

7 x 7 meters, (6x6m, 1m safety area)
Mat escape, same position as the fighter were in when they crossed the mat line or referee say “stop”

All interested contact:
[email protected]

Every weight classes’ three best fighters get medals and diplomas.
Mens, Masters & Female absolute winners have Entry, travel and accommodation covered for 2016 European Championships.
Cash prize for Fastest submission, Takedown of the tournament, Grappler of the day and is open to ALL categories.

The team that gets most of the points gets the “Best Team Cup”
Points: 1st place 5 points; 2nd place 3 points; 3rd place 1 point

Competition payment
Competition fee is £55/78€
Entry must be made via before registration closing date 15/10/15
All registration instructions are online. Please fill out details in form including Name, Team, Category.
First 350 Entries will receive a free customised exclusive event Rash Guard.

Bank Account:
All entries via website. Paypal and credit cards accepted.

Weight in
Weight in is just before the first fight

The doors open half hour before competition
Entrance £20/29€
On competitor registration 2 discounted tickets are available at £15/22€

The deadline of registration is OCTOBER 15th
Registration and event information: E-mail [email protected]

Organized by: ADCC EUROPE & UK


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