RULES / REGULATIONS

 

Click here to Download the Rules/Regulations (includes weigh ins, gi check, team awards, etc...) Complete information about rules and regulations for all BJJ Classic tournamenrts.

 

All competitors must fight to finish their opponent. There are NO POINTSNO TIME LIMITS.

There is only one way to win. You must submit your opponent to win each match.

Kids and Teens Divisions

White, Grey, Yellow, Orange, Green Legal Submissions

  • Straight Arm lock/Inverted Armlocks
  • Shoulder Locks
  • Chokes

*Footlocks are not permited in the Kids and Teens Divisions

Adult Divisions

White Belt Legal Submissions

  • Straight Arm lock/Inverted Armlocks
  • Shoulder Locks
  • Chokes
  • Straight ankle locks

Blue and Purple Belt Legal Submissions

  • Straight Arm lock/Inverted Armlocks
  • Shoulder Locks
  • Chokes
  • Straight ankle locks  
  • Knee bars

Brown Belt Legal Submissions

  • Straight Arm lock/Inverted Armlocks
  • Shoulder Locks
  • Chokes
  • Knee bars
  • Straight ankle locks 
  • Toe Holds (must point the toe to the inside) 

Black Belt Legal Submissions

  • Straight Arm lock/Inverted Armlocks
  • Shoulder Locks
  • Chokes
  • Knee bars
  • Straight ankle locks 
  • Toe Holds (must point the toe to the inside)
  • Wrist Locks
  • Bicep Slicers
  • Calf Slicers


The inside leg is permitted to cross over the opponents leg. Example - 50 / 50 guard is a legal position to execute a straight ankle lock. However, if the outside leg crosses over the opponent's leg in any manner, the result will be an immediate disqualification (even if the opponent does not "tap" due to the ankle lock). A.k.a: Reaping the knee

 

Illegal Techniques All Belts/All Divisions

(Any illegal techniques performed will result in immediate disqualification)

  • NO heel hooks
  • NO eye gouge
  • NO fingers in orifices
  • NO reaping the knee
  • NO neck cranks or cervical locks are permitted.
  • NO scissor takedowns permitted.
  • NO slamming from the guard or to escape submission.
  • NO squeezing the legs around an opponent's torso (from guard, back or around the neck) as a submission permitted.
  • NO "Boston Crab" techniques are permitted


 

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The BJJ Classic Tournament is about returning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu back to it's roots, where submission is the true measure of success.  

No Points / No Time Limit / Submission Only

Submit your opponent to win.

         

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