ADCC Submission Fighting – Finish Open is taking place on May 9th 2009. The Finnish Open is one of the oldest and most traditional grappling tournaments int he World and it is the last International ADCC event in Europe prior to the main event.
The Finnish Open is also the biggest ADCC event in Europe so you are guaranteed many matches in your division. In this, the 11th edition of this tournament that began in 1999 expect the level to be even higher than in previous years.
Time and Place
– Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe)
– 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 – 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)
-1 – Go to your back
-1 – Running away
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,
If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee
Ways to win
6 minutes in ordinary fights (first 3 min without points)
Men –65.9kg, -76.9kg, -87.9kg, -98.9kg, +99kg and open class.
Fighter may use tights, shorts T-shirt, rashgurd or Kimono
Mat escape, same position as the fighter were in when they crossed the mat line or referee say “stop”
Referee seminar 8th May in Turku, all interested contact:
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.
The deadline of registration is May 4th 2009
Organized by: ADCC Finland