Tournament

Featuring Adult, Masters, & Children’s Gi & No Gi Divisions

AND

The Official North American Trials for the professionals

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ADCC Gi & No Gi (For Regular/Amateur Grapplers & Professional Grapplers)
The Olympics of grappling are set to return this December 13-14, 2014 in Charleston, WV and will feature the best grapplers the state has ever seen.

  • Date: Saturday, December 13-14, 2014 Pro: 12/13/14 Amateur: 12/14/14

 

  • Time: Amateur: Kids Tournament 10am, Kids Rules Meeting 9:30am, Adult Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 9:30am, Adult Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am.  Doors will open at 8am and professional grappling divisions will start between 1030-11.  Kids will start before the pros and we will work from the most advanced divisions on down.

 

  • Time: Professional Trials: 
    • Time: Adult ADCC Qualifier Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 9:30am,
      Adult Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am.
    • Doors will open at 8am and we will work from the most advanced divisions on down.  The no-gi
      Qualifiers will start and will be followed by the brown and black belt divisions.
  • Weigh Ins:
    • Pro: Saturday starting at 8am-1030am
    • Ammy: Saturday OR Sunday from 8am – 10am, Kids MUST be there by 9am on Sunday
  • Cost: Amateur: Only 65$ if you pre-register and you can compete in as many divisions as you want, and only 55$ for women and children.  It is 85$ for those not pre-registered and 70$ for women and children (the final date to pre-register is December 12th, 2014)

 

  • Cost: Professional: $100 if you pre-register and $125 if you don’t (pre-registration ends 12/12/14)

 

  • Format: Official ADCC rules and scoring in both Gi and No Gi divisions, and Absolute divisions in each skill level (Click Here)

 

  • Location: Nitro High School, 1300 Park Ave, Nitro, WV 25143

 

 

 

All matches to be on 12/13/14

Professional Trials are No Gi Only

*All Professional grapplers must provide a valid passport*

Adult Men Advanced Weight Class (Professional)

145.2 & Below 145.3 lbs. to 169.5 lbs. 169.6 lbs. to 193.7 lbs. 193.8 lbs. to 218 lbs. 218.1 lbs. and above

Adult Women Advanced (Professional): 132.2 lbs. & Under 132.3 & Over

 

 

Amateur Tournament Information

There will be children’s, teens, women’s, masters, and men’s divisions and the weight classes for both gi and no gi will be as follows:

No Gi Information

Experience levels are the same for kids, junior, adult, and masters

  • Beginner: Less than 2 years experience in BJJ, Judo, Sambo, Wrestling, etc
  • Intermediate: Less than 3 years experience, Max blue belt in BJJ, No medals in Judo, Sambo, Wrestling, etc
  • Advanced: 3 years + experience

Adult Men Weight Classes Beginner & Intermediate:

***Please note that the advanced adult men will have different weight classes than the other divisions

132 & Below 132.1 lbs. to 143 lbs. 143.1 lbs. to 154 lbs. 154.1 lbs. to 167 lbs. 167.1 lbs. to 183 lbs. 183.1 lbs. to 200 lbs. 200.1 lbs. to 220 lbs 220.1 lbs. and above

Adult Men Masters Beginner – Advanced (30yrs and above)

132 lbs. & Below 132.1 lbs. to 143 lbs. 143.1 lbs. to 154 lbs. 154.1 lbs. to 167 lbs. 167.1 lbs. to 183 lbs. 183.1 lbs. to 200 lbs. 200.1 lbs. to 220 lbs. 220.1 lbs. and above

Adult Women Beginner – Intermediate: 114.4 lbs. & Under 114.5 lbs. – 128 lbs. 128.1 lbs. & Over

Age Brackets for Kids: Kids 5-7, 8-10, 11-12

Weight Classes for Kids (weight classes may be combined if needed):

53 lbs. & Below 53.1 lbs. to 62 lbs. 62.1 lbs. to 70 lbs. 70.1 lbs. to 79 lbs. 79.1 lbs. to 88 lbs. 88.1 lbs. to 99 lbs. 99.1 lbs. to 110 lbs. 110.1 lbs. to 121 lbs. 121.1 lbs. and above

Age Brackets for Juniors (Juniors can compete in adult class but must pay the adult fee): 13-15, 16-17

Weight Classes for Juniors

132 & Below 132.1 lbs. to 143 lbs. 143.1 lbs. to 154 lbs. 154.1 lbs. to 167 lbs. 167.1 lbs. to 183 lbs. 183.1 lbs. to 200 lbs. 200.1 lbs. to 220 lbs 220.1 lbs. and above

 

 

Experience Levels For Gi & No Gi

Adult Gi Competitors – White, Blue, Purple, Brown & Black (Purple-Black will be kept separate whenever possible)

Masters Division (Ages 30 yrs & above)

Masters Divisions follow all the same experience levels as the other adult categories

Teens 13-15 and 16-17: White/Yellow Belts, Orange/Green Belts, Blue/Purple Belts

*** Weight classes and experience levels may need to be combined according to attendance

Kids 5-7, 8-10, and 11-12: White Belts, Yellow Belts, Orange/Green Belts

*** Weight classes and experience levels may need to be combined according to attendance

Further information about the entire event can also be found on www.wvgrapplingopen.com

 

Official ADCC Rules

Click Here for Professional & Amatuer Rules

Pre-registration Links

Don’t forget to pre-register for an additional discount!!!

Please contact the event coordinator for additional details and/or questions: Butch Hiles 304-549-9370 Butch@ButchHiles.com