DIVISIONS

The weights shown for Divisions(1-4) are the maximum for each weight division in Kilograms and under (U) unless otherwise specified.

Competitors are given a 3Kg Gi allowance in addition to the weight divisions provided (eg. A purple belt 65kg division can weigh up to 68kg in total)

ADULTS MALES GI WEIGHT DIVISIONS IN KILOGRAMS (KG) OPEN DIVISIONS
Division Number

1

2

3

4

5

BLACK/BROWN Light open weight (under 74kg) Heavy Open weight (74kg and over)
PURPLE

U65

U74

U83

U92

Over 92

Light open weight (under 74kg) Heavy Open weight (74kg and over)
BLUE

U65

U74

U83

U92

Over 92

Light open weight (under 74kg) Heavy Open weight (74kg and over)
WHITE

U65

U74

U83

U92

Over 92

Light open weight (under 74kg) Heavy Open weight (74kg and over)
Masters (40years and over) WEIGHT DIVISIONS IN KILOGRAMS (KG) OPEN DIVISIONS
WHITE/BLUE

U65

U74

U83

U92

Over 92

Light open weight (under 74kg) Heavy Open weight (74kg and over)
LADIES ADULTS GI WEIGHT DIVISIONS IN KILOGRAMS (KG) OPEN DIVISIONS
PURPLE/BROWN/BLACK

U63

Over 63

Open weight (-63 and over 63 divisions combined)
WHITE/BLUE

U63

Over 63

Open weight (-63 and over 63 divisions combined)
JUNIOR/TEEN DIVISIONS
Age

Weight Divisions (Weight in Kg including the Gi)

JUNIOR (5 to 6 years old)
GREEN/ORANGE/YELLOW/WHITE

Position only (no submissions)

20kg & Under

Over 20

JUNIOR (7 to 8 years old)
GREEN/ORANGE/YELLOW/WHITE

Position only (no submissions)

25kg & Under

Over 25

JUNIOR (9 to 10 years old)
GREEN/ORANGE/YELLOW/WHITE

Submissions permitted

35kg

& Under

45kg

& Under

Over 45

JUNIOR (11, 12 years old)
GREEN/ORANGE/YELLOW/WHITE

Submissions permitted

40kg

& Under

50kg

& Under

Over 50

TEEN (13,14,15 years old)
GREEN/ORANGE/YELLOW/WHITE

Submissions permitted

45kg

& Under

55kg

& Under

Over 55

 

ADULT DIVISIONS

1. OPEN DIVISIONS

1.1 Adult Male and Masters Competitors have two open division categories for their relevant belts:

LIGHT OPEN WEIGHT DIVISION

To compete in this division you must have competed in your weight division and you must be under 74kg plus 3 kilos allowance for the Gi (77kg total weight)

HEAVY OPEN WEIGHT DIVISION

To compete in this division you must have competed in a weight division over 74.

1.2 Adult Female Competitors have one open division cateory relevant for their perspective belt:

OPEN DIVISION

To compete in this divison you must have competed in your weight division.

2. JUNIOR DIVISIONS

Selected Junior age divisions are ‘position only’ competition. No submissions are permitted for these divisions. The junior competitor with the most points by the end of the regulated time is declared winner. (Unless due to other circumstances for example injury or draw, where it is a referee decision).

 

Submissions permitted in the ‘Submissions permitted’ Junior and Teen Divisions are outlined in the Ibjjf rules and can be found at http://www.ibjjf.org/docs/rulesibjjf1stedition.pdf

 

Each division must have 3 or more competitors to make a full division. If the division has 2 or less competitors, the division will be combined with another weight category.

 

4 POINTS

3 POINTS

2POINTS

MOUNT

BACK CONTROL

GUARD PASS

TAKEDOWN

KNEE ON BELLY

SWEEP

MINIMUM NUMBER OF COMPETITORS PER DIVISION

Please note that if there is one competitor registered in any one division, that division will be cancelled and the competitor will automatically be elevated into the next weight division.

If there are not enough competitors in the next weight division then that division will be cancelled and the competitors are entitled to a refund.

To receive top prizes in a division, there must be at least three competitors in that division. Otherwise only medals will be given.

No refunds will be given if the competitor fails to make the weight nominated on the registration form. Automatic disqualification will occur if the competitor fails to make weight.

ONLY the divisions listed are permitted in the competition.

MATCH DURATION

Junior (ages 5 – 10) White to Green belts – 3min

Junior (ages 11 – 12) White to Green belts – 4min

Teens (ages 13-15) White to Green belts – 4min

Adult/Master Divistions

White and Blue belts until final – 5min

Purple, Brown and Black belts until final – 6min

All Belts in finals – 6min

The rules and regulations (excluding the match durations and weight divisions) follow the IBJJF rules.