Grappling Industries Melbourne – June 12, 2016
Grappling Industries makes its Victoria return to Melbourne on Sunday, June 12 for a SUBMISSION ONLY Round Robin Gi and NoGi Tournament Tournament. The tournament is taking place at Coburg Basketball Stadium!
FORMAT / PROTOCOL: The event will be round robin (multiple matches), gi and nogi, and during our designated Submission Only events, no points or advantages will be scored. Matches will result in a draw unless one competitor was significantly much more aggressive than the other in attempting to the finish the fight in which case they could be rewarded the decision by the referee! Kids and Teens matches will follow IBJJF Points and Advantages, and not be submission only.
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, June 8 at 11:59pm. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
COMPETITOR’S LISTS: Competitor’s lists by division and academy can be VIEWED HERE!
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, June 10 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):
*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.
-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.
We ask that you make sure to be at the event 60 minutes before your SCHEDULED division time that you will find out the Thursday before the event to check-in and get weighed-in.
*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.