The 2nd Annual North of England Grappling Championships
Sunday 25th May 2008
All four referees have had a meeting this morning, Dave Elliott (head Referee), Trevor Mitchell, Andrew Fisher and Scott Ramsey, have all agreed on the following rules:
The Championship is knock out tournament style, with only winner going through to the next round.
If the fighters go out of this area the referee will restart the fight in the center of the mat, in the same position they were when they left the mat. If the fighters were standing, they will start again facing each other.
Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe).
No use of T-Shirt and no holding the shorts allowed
Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
Straight Knee Bar & Straight Achillies Lock ONLY
"Full Nelson" and "Crucifix"
No striking of any kind
NO HEEL HOOKS, NO figure 4 foot locks.
No eye gouging or fish hooking
No grabbing the ears
No hair pulling
No finger or toe holds
No scratching and pinching
No touching groin area
No hands, knees or elbows on face
No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing
2 - Takedown
3 - Passing the guard
2 - Clean Sweep
2 - Knee Ride
4 - Mount
4 - Taking the Back (hooks in)
3 - Legitamate (tight) Submission Attempt
Each position must be established for 3 seconds or more for points to be awarded.
When changing multiple positions points will be awarded only for the position that has been established for 3 seconds or more.
Reversals are NOT considered Sweeps.
STALLING WILL RESULT IN THE FIGHT BEING STOPPED AND STOOD UP.
If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee
6 minute rounds - 8 minutes for ALL Finals
first 3 minutes - NO POINTS SCORED
Final 3 Minutes - POINTS SCORED
In the event of a points draw, the match will go to SUDDEN DEATH
Mens Weight Classes
- 79 Kg
- 85 Kg
- 91 Kg