|WVGO Gi & No Gi Grappling open||Once again, our annual June Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi and No Gi Tournament returns to Hoover High School in Clendenin, WV (near Charleston, WV). This tournament features competitors from all around the surrounding states and is packed with high level competition! Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: Tournament 11am, Referee Meeting at 10am, Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am.
Cost: Only $50 for those who preregister ($65 at the door) and you can compete in as many divisions as you want (Preregistration’s must be in our hands no later than 6/5/2014 and the forms will be at the bottom of this page). $40 for children ($50 at the door) Format: Gi and No Gi DOUBLE ELIMINATION tournament. Also includes Men, Women, kids, Teens, and masters divisions Location: Herbert Hoover High School, Clendenin, WV
A Grappling Tournament for Everyone As always, we want all of our competitors to have as much fun as possible, so we offer a well organized tournament that is fair and offers a ton of matches at a low price. Because there is no additional cost and it is double elimination, each competitor has the chance to compete a minimum of 6 times if they did all divisions in the gi and no gi tournaments (regular divisions and absolute divisions). There will be children’s, teens, women’s, men’s (18-30), and masters divisions (31 and above). The weight classes for both gi and no gi will be as follows:
Weight Classes for Men Gi & No Gi Adult Men (Masters class uses the same weight categories):
149.9 & Below
150 lbs. to 164.9 lbs.
165 lbs. to 179.9 lbs.
180 lbs. to 194.9 lbs.
195 lbs. to 209.9 lbs.
210 lbs. to 224.9 lbs.
225 lbs. & Above ***Many times there are not enough purple belt and above competitors to fill every weight class. In that case, we will make the weight classes as even as possible
Weight Classes for Women Gi & No Gi Adult Women:
135 & Under (Lightweight)
136 & Over (Middleweight) Weight classes for teens will be divided at the tournament but the age brackets will be divided as follows:
Kids 5-7, 8-10, 11-12, Teens 13-15, 16-17
Experience Levels For Gi & No Gi Adult Gi Competitors – White, Blue, & Purple & Above Adult No Gi Competitors: Beginner: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for beginners only) Intermediate: (1-3 years exp.) Advanced: (3 years +) *** Those who compete in the Blue Belt Gi Division must compete in the Intermediate or Advanced No-Gi Divisions *** Those who compete in the Purple Belt & Above Gi Division must compete in the Advanced No-Gi Division Masters Division (Ages 31 yrs & above) Masters Divisions follow all the same experience levels as the other adult categories Teens 13-17 Beginner Gi & No Gi: (Less than a 6 months experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only) Intermediate: (6 months – one year) Advanced: (one year and above) *** Weight classes and experience levels may need to be combined according to attendance Kids 5-12 Beginner Gi & No Gi: (Less than a 6 months experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only) Intermediate: (6 months – one year) Advanced: (one year and above) *** Weight classes and experience levels may need to be combined according to attendance||Clendenin||WV|