05 Dec 2021
Early bird registrations
23 Jul - 26 Oct 11:59 pm
Normal registration
Deadline 26 Nov 11:59 pm

AZBJJL - 2021 No-Gi State Championship

This No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition will offer Juveniles, Adult and Masters Divisions for Blue, Purple, Brown & Black belts (No white Belt)

TIME & LOCATION:

The AZBJJL - 2021 AZ No-Gi State Championship will take place on December 5th, 2021 at the Phoenix College located at 1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013

RULES:

We will be using the IBJJF Rules (Please refer to their website for the latest rules) https://ibjjf.com/rules/

Read this for more information on rules: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/rules-and-competitor-info/general-rules

FEES:

Early Registration Fee before Tuesday 10/26/2021 @ 11:59 PM

  Juveniles and Adults (16 and up) – $78

Normal Registration ends FRIDAY 11/26/2021 @ 11:59PM

  Juveniles and Adults (16 and up) – $98

All registrations must be received by Friday, November 26th by 11:59 pm

SPECTATOR FEES: 

$10 (Children under 12 is Free) - Attention parents, your child’s registration does not include the spectator fee. This is payable at the door by cash or card.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Early Registration Deadline: TUESDAY 10/26/2021 @ 11:59PM local time (Arizona)

Registration Deadline: FRIDAY 11/26/2021 @11:59PM local time (Arizona) - Only available if capacity is not reached

Athlete Correction Deadline: SUNDAY 11/28/2021 at 10:00pm local time (Arizona) - NOTE: No changes, refunds or credits are possible after this deadline.

Schedule and Brackets Release: WEDNESDAY 12/01/2021

Tournament: SUNDAY DECEMBER 5th

Tournament Starts at 1PM! - If you have any questions about this tournament please email [email protected]

NO-GI JIU-JITSU UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS:

Men:

Board shorts, primarily black, white or black with white and with up to 50% of their rank color (belt), with no pockets or with pockets entirely stitched shut, and must reach at least halfway down the thigh (no more than 15 cm from the knee). Attached metal or plastic of any kind that may hurt the opponent is expressly forbidden on the board shorts.

Men are permitted the use of pants, shorts or trunks of elastic fabric (clings to body), as long as they are the color black and worn under the regulation shorts.

Shirt of elastic fabric (clings to body) at a length that covers the shorts’ waist band, of black, white or black and white color, and displaying at least 10% of the color of the rank (belt) to which the athlete belongs. Shirts that are 100% the color of the rank (belt) the athlete belongs to are also acceptable.

Athletes must wear undergarments. The use of thong-type undergarments is not permitted; only brief-type undergarments may be worn.

Women:

Board shorts or lycra elastic shorts or pants, primarily black, white or black with white and with up to 50% of their rank color (belt), without pockets or with pockets entirely stitched shut, and must reach at least halfway down the thigh (no more than 15 cm from the knee). Attached metal or plastic of any kind that may hurt the opponent is expressly forbidden on the board shorts.

Shirt of elastic fabric (clings to body) at a length that covers the shorts’ waist band, of black, white or black with white color, and displaying at least 10% of the color of the rank (belt) to which the athlete belongs. Shirts that are 100% the color of the rank (belt) the athlete belongs to are also acceptable.

Athletes must wear undergarments. The use of thong-type undergarments is not permitted; only brief-type undergarments may be worn.

In the female divisions is permitted the use of full black pants in elastic fabric (clings to body)

AWARDS:

The tournament is single elimination.

Medals will be awarded to the 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place of each division.

Athletes will not compete for the third place. Two bronze medals will be given.

The top 5 academies and affiliations in the Adult division will receive team trophies.

Read this for information on team and academy point scoring: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/rules-and-competitor-info/team-and-academy-point-scoring

WEIGH-INS:

Before his/her first fight, the athlete will check his/her weight.

There is only one opportunity to check the weight. If the competitor does not make his/her weight, they will be immediately disqualified. There is no tolerance on weight allowed.

Please make sure that you are in the correct weight division. You can not change divisions, if you do not make your designated division. No changes will be accepted in the tournament day, no refund.

Example: -107.0 lbs (Rooster) means athlete must weigh 107.0 lbs or below with their Gi on, 107.1 lbs will result in a disqualification.

Read this for more information on weight classes: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/rules-and-competitor-info/weight-list

OTHERS:

Athletes will receive a complimentary event t-shirt which they should pick up at the event. All shirts must be picked up at the event’s shirt booth. AZBJJL is not responsible for shipping forgotten t-shirts.

Athletes who place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their division will receive a medal at the event. All competitors must wear the GI on the podium. All the medals must be picked up at the event’s podium. AZBJJL is not responsible for shipping medals.

Each team can only have two athletes in the same division bracket (of age/weight/belt). If your team has more than 2 athletes in the same division, the professor needs to email [email protected] prior to athlete correction deadline in order to create different teams for the same academy. This rule does not prevent you from registering for the event.

AZBJJL reserves the right to close registration when we reach full capacity, or on the day of the appointed event registration deadline, whichever comes first.

Before each fight, athletes will be asked to show their valid form of photo identification (ID) to the officials(Adults only). Make sure you have it on hand

It is the responsibility of the athlete to be knowledgeable of the rules and guidelines pertaining to the sport (as outlined in the IBJJF Rules Book). Please refer to the https://ibjjf.com/rules/ website for the latest rules.

SCHEDULE:

Sunday: Juvenile Adult, Masters

SAFETY PROTOCOL:

Due to the ever-changing situations during this time, we are always evaluating on a day-to-day basis the health issues and local or federal orders in regard to contact sports.
In the case of a forced event cancellation, all registration fees will be automatically refunded.

If you feel uncomfortable in light of the Covid -19 safety issues, your registration can be canceled and refunded if requested BEFORE the registration deadline. 
The organization is not responsible for the participant's other expenses such as, but not limited to; transportation and lodging.

Please click here for the coach/parents code of conduct.

For the sake of all competitors and staff, please check your temperature BEFORE coming to the event. If there are any signs of symptoms or high temperature, please remain at home and contact your health provider. This is extremely important for everyone involved.

If you are currently sick or have been exposed to someone that has tested positive for COVID- 19, please stay at home and contact your health provider.

All of our equipment will be properly sanitized prior to and during the event throughout the day. 

Masks or face shields are optional.

Location

Phoenix College »
1302w W Thomas Rd
Timezone: America/Phoenix

Entries

  • Juvenile Boys 98 USD
    16-17 years (In the calendar year you turn 16, you are allowed to compete at Juvenile) Weight value next to name of weight division is the maximum weight with Gi on. Competitor must make the maximum weight for their division or they will be disqualified.
  • Juvenile Girls 98 USD
    16-17 years (In the calendar year you turn 16, you are allowed to compete at Juvenile) Weight value next to name of weight division is the maximum weight with Gi on. Competitor must make the maximum weight for their division or they will be disqualified.
  • Male 98 USD
    16 years + Gi colors may be black, white or blue, no combined colors. Weight value next to name of weight division is the maximum weight with Gi on. Competitor must make the maximum weight for their division or they will be disqualified. No refunds
  • Female 98 USD
    16 years + Gi colors may be black, white or blue. No combined colors. Weight value next to name of weight division is the maximum weight with Gi on. Competitor must make the maximum weight for their division or they will be disqualified. No refunds