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ADCC Brazil Trials Competition Invitation

Date / Time and Place

February 6th- 7th – 8th 2009 at the Botafogo Club – Near Botafogo Subaway Station – Rio de Janeiro / Brazil

Address: 72, Venceslau Braz Avenue – Botafogo – Rio de Janeiro


The deadline of registration is January 30th, 2009
Registration: [email protected]

Important note:

Number of fighters must be limited, first applications will have priority, number of athletes until 280

Every weight class’ best fighter gets official invitation to ADCC World 2009.

Competition payment: 

November 24th until December 31th 2009 R$: 100,00 (one hundred reais)

January 1St until January 30th 2009 R$: 120,00 (one hundred and twenty reais)

Weight Check and credential – will be 6 February 2009.


1:00 a.m

Men 65,9 Kg ,76,9 Kg / Woman 55 kg e + 55 Kg
1:30 p.m

Men 87,9 Kg ,98,9 Kg , + 99 Kg
3:30 p.m

Attention: It is very important to present documents of proof of payment and doctor’s certificate, informing that this athlete is in excellent situation of health in order to participate in the submission competition.

Choice of pairings: February 6 th 2009 – 08:00 p.m

Preliminary rounds February 7 th 2009 (Sunday) – 09:00 a.m

Semi final and final February 8 th 2009 (Saturday) – 09:00 a.m


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 arm, 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)

10 minutes in the finales (first 5 min without points)

One Extra round is added if fights are even.

Weight classes
Men -65.9 kg , -76.9 kg , -87.9 kg , -98.9 kg and + 99 kg

Female -55kg and +55kg


Matt: The mat area is 9 x 9 meters , (8x8m, 1m safety area)

Mat escape, same position as the fighter was in, when they crossed the mat line or referee say “stop”.

The athlete cannot drink anything in case of interruption of the fight.

Organized by: ADCC Brazil

President: Lefterious Magriopolous

Secretary: Wagner Gomes

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