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Time and Place:
May 24, 2008.
USF Sun Dome Arena
City: Tampa, Fl

Legal Techniques:

– Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the windpipe)

with or without the use of the uniform

– Any arm bar, 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/she will be disqualified by the Referee

Ways to win:
Referee’s decision

Weight classes for adults:
Men –65.9kg (144.9lbs), -76.9kg (169.1lbs), -87.9kg (193.4lbs), -98.9kg (217.6lbs), +99kg (218 and over) and open class.
Female –55kg (121lbs) and +55kg (122lbs and over) if more weight classes are need due to the amount of participants we will make adjustments.
Kids – will make announcement soon!


Fighter may use tights, shorts T-shirt, rashguard or Kimono 
Mat escape, same position as the fighter were in when they crossed the mat line or referee say "stop"

Referee seminar TBD for more info and other seminars email [email protected]

Weight in:

At competition place no later than 10:30 no exceptions!!!!.
Information and rules meeting will start at 10:30 everyone must be there.
The Competition starts 11 a.m. sharp!!!

Entrance $10.
Organized by: ADCC USA and WFC Grappling USA
For further information please email: [email protected] or [email protected]

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