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ADCC North American Championship 2013

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Date: March 2,  2013
Location: The Great Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St, Hall C
Columbus, Ohio
614 – 827.2500
Time: 9am to 5pm
Cost: $80.00 (No Refunds)


-65.9 kg (-145.2 lbs.)
-76.9 kg (-169.5 lbs.)
-87.9 kg (-193.7 lbs.)
-98.9 kg (-218 lbs.)
+100 kg (+220.5 lbs.)


-60 kg (-132.2 lbs.)
+60 kg (+132.2 lbs.)

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 (see ADCC Rules

Weight in
Weight in is just before the first fight 08:00am
Rules meeting: 9:00-9:30am
Begin of tournament: 9:40 am

The deadline of registration is February 27th 2013

Email: [email protected]

Organized by: ADCC USA

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