Grappling Industries SUB ONLY Rules
May 17th, 2015
Here is how Grappling Industries tournaments will function when using SUB ONLY rules in Australia:
- The event will be Round Robin, Gi and NoGi.
- There are kids, juniors, teens, adults, and masters divisions.
- Kids, juniors, and teens divisions will follow IBJJF points and advantages rules along with which submissions are allowed and not allowed.
- Adults and Masters Divisions will follow the Sub Only Format will try to get each fighter 3 fights each at 7 minutes a match.
- During the match, points and advantages will not be scored.
- If the match ends without a submission, the referee will then choose between calling the match a draw or a referee decision.
- A referee decision will be awarded to the competitor that was closest to finishing the match, if neither competitor came close to finishing the match by submission or both had an equal attempt of close finishing attacks then the match will result in a draw signaled by the referee.
- Submissions will count for 4 points in the round robin, Referee Decisions will count for 2 points, and Draws will count for 1 point. Tie-Breakers will be settled with playoff matches.
- The Absolute Divisions in Gi and NoGi are open to everyone who registers for them. These absolute divisions will follow will be 7 minutes a match, and will follow our Sub Only Format.