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    GrappleMania 2 -Leeds Sun 8th Nov 09!! No-Gi grappling Comp !!enter now!!
    " So you think you can grapple ?''

    www.grapplemania.co.uk

    Due to the success of the first competition True Spirit (Leeds) is proud to announce a second, new and improved NO-GI Grappling tournament of its kind in Yorkshire. There will be beginners/novice (2 years and under), and advanced divisions (over 2 years), comprising of 6 weight categories in each division - 68kg - 73kg - 80kg - 87kg - 98kg +98kg. Every competitor will have a minimum of 2 fights. there will be a kids division -45kg +45kg. Womens category is open, depending on the day a decision will be finalized. Introducing a new absolute category (open weight, jason v goliath competition) - winner receives cash prize.

    Prizes: Trophies will be awarded to first place winners. Supplements and Cash prize also to be won

    Sponsors: http://www.ko-sports.com http://www.hidefinitionsports.co.uk.

    This is a must for grapplers, submission fighters, BJJ.

    Admissions: £20 per competitor (from website grapplemania.co.uk), £25 on door, £10 children, £5 for spectator £10 for kids. You will be able to pay via on the day.

    Date, time and venue: start prompt 11.30pm, weigh in 9am-11am /sunday 8th Nov / John Smeaton Leisure centre, Smeaton Approach, leeds LS15 8TA

    http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&so...1&z=12&iwloc=A

    For futher details and conformation email - grapplemania-uk@hotmail.co.uk

    Event covered by MMApics - WWW.MMAPICS.COM

    The Grapplemania-uk organisation is insured by the AMA, Amateur Martial Associations. We recommend competitiors to aquire insurance cover for themselves.

    Rules

    Legal techniques

    Any kind of chokes (except using hand to close windpipe).
    Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
    Any straight leg lock

    Illegal Techniques

    No striking, biting, pulling ears, eye gouging, scratching, finger & toe holds, heel hooks, crucifix’s, full nelsons,
    suplexs, NO slamming to escape submissions.

    *Due to popular demands rules to Grapplemania-uk 2.0 have been simplified.

    *Fighters will be warned for breaking the rules and will be disqualified at referees discretion

    *No abuse will be tolerated, individuals involved will be disqualified along with the rest of their team

    *Bouts will be 6 min rounds, NO points scored for the first 3 mins, and last 3 mins points will be scored. There will be no points to submission attempts. Submission at any point of the 6 mins wins.

    *In the event of a draw a further 2 mins will be given, if still a draw after 2 mins the referee's decision will prevail

    Final bout will be of 8 min rounds.

    Point scoring( positions must be held for 3 sec)

    2 mount position
    2 knee on stomach
    2 sweeps and reversals
    2 take down (ends in guard or half guard)
    3 back mount with hooks
    2 passing the guard
    4 clean sweep or reversal (ends passed the guard)
    4 clean takedown ( ends passed the guard)

    Advantages will be noted by referee and in case of a draw the referee will make the descision for the winner.

    Equipment

    Shorts, T-shirt, Rashguard optional, groin guard. gumshield, wrestling boots

    Shorts is a must.

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    cool getting excited already lol

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    Il be ther, the more nogi the comps the better.

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    Im there, the last one was spot on

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    excellent, was at work for the last one.. will get my lazy arse to this one
    The Dungeon Sunderland / Checkmatt BJJ team

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    Was there many at the last one Neil?

    Thinking of heading down

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    pretty packed apparently bud, few of us going from ours too.. about 5 iirc
    The Dungeon Sunderland / Checkmatt BJJ team

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    Nice one! Know if Plattsy is going?

    What weight you fighting at?

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    Not a clue mate haven't seen him in a couple weeks, I'm fighting at -80kg.. got .5kg to go! you?
    The Dungeon Sunderland / Checkmatt BJJ team

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    Cool. Sounds awesome.

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