This Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition will offer Kids, Juveniles, Adult (Male and Female), and Masters Divisions in the Gi for all belt levels.
TIME & LOCATION:
The AZBJJF - 2019 Southwest Classic Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place on October 26th and 27th at the Phoenix College located at 1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013
We will be using the IBJJF Rules (Please refer to their website for the latest rules) www.ibjjf.com/rules
Read this for more information on rules: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/federation/28/news/125
Early Registration Fee before FRIDAY 10/04/2019 @ 11:59PM
Juveniles and Adults (16 and up) – $78
Kids Divisions - $68
Normal Registration Fee from SATURDAY 10/05/2019 to FRIDAY 10/18/2019 @ 11:59PM
Juveniles and Adults (16 and up) – $88
Kids Divisions - $78
Late Registration Fee from SATURDAY 10/19/2019 to MONDAY 10/21/2019 @11:59PM
Juveniles and Adults (16 and up) – $100
Kids Divisions - $100
All registrations must be received by Monday, October 21st by 11:59 pm
$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.
Early Registration Deadline: FRIDAY 10/04/2019 @ 11:59PM local time (Arizona)
Normal Athlete Registration Deadline: FRIDAY 10/18/2019 @ 11:59PM local time (Arizona)
Late Registration Deadline: MONDAY 10/21/2019 @11:59PM local time (Arizona) - Only available if capacity is not reached
Competitor List Release: SATURDAY 10/19/2019
Athlete Correction Deadline: TUESDAY 10/22/2019 at 10:00 pm local time (Arizona) - NOTE: No changes, refunds or credits are possible after this deadline.
Schedule and Brackets Release: WEDNESDAY 10/23/2019
Tournament: SATURDAY 10/26/2019 and SUNDAY 10/27/2019
Tournament Starts at 9AM! - If you have any questions about this tournament please email [email protected]
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 points and the competition season: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/federation/28/news/124
Before his/her first fight, the athlete will check his/her weight with the Gi.
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 weigh classes: https://azbjjf.smoothcomp.com/en/reference/weight-classes
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. AZBJJF 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. AZBJJF 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 professor’s correction deadline in order to create different teams for the same academy. This rule does not prevent you from registering for the event.
AZBJJF 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 ibjjf.com/rules website for the latest rules.
Saturday: All Kids Belts, Adult Blue (including Juvenile Blue weight divisions), Open Weight for all Blue Belts - 9AM Start
Sunday: Juvenile White belts, Adult Purple, Brown Black and White Belts, Open Weight for all Purple, Brown and Black Belts - 9AM Start