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Thread: UMA British Open 'No Gi' Grappling Championships-Sunday 6th December 09

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    Post UMA British Open 'No Gi' Grappling Championships-Sunday 6th December 09

    Registration is now open for the UMA British Open 'No Gi' Grappling Championships, on Sunday 6th December 2009.

    Venue: Wallace Sports Centre, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.

    All Adult Novice, Advanced, Masters and Women's Brackets Contest Times are now 5 minutes.

    The Adult Absolute Division Contest Time Limit is now 6 minutes, and is limited to only 16 fighters in total maximum, the Fighters now have to earn the right to Fight in the ‘Free’ Absolute Division.

    Every Fighter is guaranteed a minimum of 2 Contests.

    There are now two cut of dates for Registration:
    • The first being Midnight Wednesday 25th November, Entry Fee being £15 per Fighter up until this the first cut of date, this is to encourage Fighters to Register and Pay the Entry Fee as soon as possible etc.
    • The second cut off date is also the Final Closing Date too, which is Midnight Wednesday 2nd December, and as always, there will be No Entries accepted after the closing date, as after the 25th November and up until Midnight Wednesday 2nd of December, the Fighter Entry Fee will then increase to £20 per Fighter Entry, also, No Entries will be accepted on the day either, so please don't ask, as we do not wish to offend etc.
    Go to the UMA website and click on the Event Calender for full details or click the following link: www.umauk.co.uk/Event_Calender.htm
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    Any women out there entering this comp?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAwesome View Post
    Any women out there entering this comp?
    We already had one entry last week for the Ladies U65kg from Leic Shoot, hopefully there will be more stepping up to represent the Female Divisions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by U.M.A. View Post
    We already had one entry last week for the Ladies U65kg from Leic Shoot, hopefully there will be more stepping up to represent the Female Divisions.
    haha, yeah that was me. Hopefully there will be more

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAwesome View Post
    haha, yeah that was me. Hopefully there will be more
    Hey yeah, we hope we get a few more for ya lol...
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    Latest Entries:

    7 Male Fighters, ages from 24 to 35 have registered in the Advanced Division from the Tunisian Federation of Martial Arts, they are flying in to fight in this years 'No Gi' Championships and have also registered to fight in the 'Absolute' if any of them qualify.
    Last edited by U.M.A.; 14-10-2009 at 10:40 PM.
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    Default UMA Grappling Rules and Regulations

    Ok, we've had a lot of emails and questions with regard to the UMA Grappling
    Rules for the December 09 'No Gi' Championships and where you can download them from etc.

    The rules can be downloaded from the UMA Website, here's the Link: http://www.umauk.co.uk/UMA_Event_Rul...ts_Juniors.pdf

    Here are the Basic Rules everyone will need to know:

    Throw: 2 points
    Takedown: 2 points
    Sweep: 2 points
    Knee on the Belly: 2 points
    Passing Guard: 3 points
    Front Mount: 4 points
    Rear Mount with Hooks: 4 points

    The Goal is to try and Win by Submission of Course if you can...

    Contest Time for the Mens Novice, Mens Advanced, Mens Masters and Womens Divisions: 5 minutes

    Contest Time for the Mens 'Absolute' Division 6 minutes

    For the full Rules and Regulations etc, again, either go the the UMA Website or click the link above to download the Rules to your computer etc.
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    Current Teams etc, with Fighters Registered so far:

    Brazilian Top Team - Reading

    Tunisian Martial Arts Federation - Tunisia

    Bulldogs Judo - Stoke-on-Trent

    Leicester Shootfighters - Leicester
    Last edited by U.M.A.; 12-11-2009 at 10:25 PM.
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    Default Latest Entries

    F's Freestyle - Birmingham
    Last edited by U.M.A.; 23-11-2009 at 04:19 PM. Reason: Incorrect wording
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    4th Dimension MMA & Grappling- Derby
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