Grappling Industries BRISBANE – February 28, 2016
Grappling Industries makes its return to BRISBANE on Sunday, February 28 for a Round Robin Gi and NoGi Tournament SUB ONLY Tournament. The tournament is taking place at Lang Park!
FORMAT / PROTOCOL: The event will be round robin (multiple matches), gi and nogi, and will follow IBJJF Points / Advantages for kids and teens but SUB ONLY for Adults and Masters divisions. Currently, in #GrapplingIndustries HEEL HOOKS, TWISTERS, and REAPING are allowed for ADVANCED ADULT NOGI and ABSOLUTE NOGI divisions. There are kids, juniors, teens, adults, and masters divisions. All matches in the round robin and absolute divisions will be 5 minutes.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Registration closes Wednesday, February 24th at 11:59pm.
COMPETITOR’S LISTS: Competitor’s lists by division and academy will be posted to our website news feed and Facebook page starting a full week before registration is set to close!
CHANGE/REFUND DEADLINE: You will have until 5pm the day after registration closes to make any changes to your registration or to request a refund. You can do this by messaging us on the CONTACT TAB of our website. After this, we apologize but it is too late and any requests will be denied.
BRACKETS/SCHEDULE: On Friday, February 26 we will post both the brackets and event schedule. Note: You will be able to find both the brackets and the schedule on our website news feed and Facebook Page!
Takes place on day of the event (Subject to change on schedule):
>7:30am to 8:45am deadline (All Gi and NoGi Kids and Teens / Adult Gi Absolutes)
>7:30am to 9:45am deadline (Gi Adult and Masters divisions)
>10am to 1:30pm tentative deadline (Adult and Masters NoGi Absolutes and divisions)
*You do not have to weigh-in with your gi on. You only need to weigh-in once if competing in several divisions.
NOTE: Please consult the schedule we release on the Friday night prior to the event. We cannot yet say for sure when the NoGi (Absolutes, Adults, and Masters) divisions will start until the schedule is created. Tentatively, we plan to start NoGi at 2pm with the weigh-ins closing at 1:30pm for them but this might be subject to change depending on if we surpass expectations.
-Kids and Teens Gi as well as the Adult Gi Absolutes will start at 9am followed by Kids and Teens NoGi. -This will be followed by the Gi Adult and Master divisions.
-Once Gi is almost complete, we will kick off NoGi with the Absolutes followed by the remaining NoGi Adult and Master divisions.
- Male White Belt Absolute
- Male Blue Belt Absolute
- Male Purple Belt Absolute
- Male Brown / Black Belt Absolute
- Male NoGi Absolute -170lbs
- Male NoGi Absolute +170lbs
- Female White / Blue Belt Absolute
- Female Purple + Belt Absolute
- Female NoGi Absolute -61kg
- Female NoGi Absolute +61kg
IMPORTANT NOTE: There must be at least 4 competitors signed up in an absolute for the cash prize in that division to be activated!
*All the fights from the tournament will be recorded and uploaded within the week following the tournament via on our YouTube channel!
There will also be a lot of sponsor giveaways and photographers will be on scene shooting the event! Absolutely beautiful gold, silver, and bronze medals for all divisions! Sponsors have already signed up to support the event with booths on location, giveaways, and advertising support!
NEW WORKERS ALWAYS WELCOME: We are always willing to hire more help for our events to run even smoother. Feel free to email us at GrapplingIndustries@gmail.com if interested in working at the event.