The date is set, and the venue has been booked for the first event.
Sunday the 5th of December at the Cluarankwai Judo Hall in Kilmarnock.
Scot Elis Playing Fields, 21 New Mill Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 3JB.
The Cluarankwai Judo Hall is a purpose built venue that is used as a training venue for the National Judo team and has bleacher seating as well as seperate changing and warm up areas.
Also loads of free parking.
Beginner (under 1 year exp) Advanced (1 year + exp)
6 min rounds, first 3 mins-no points (win by sub only) Final 3 mins-points scored.
In the event of a draw the referee will decide the winner.
Points are awarded as follows;
2 - Takedown
2 - Passing the Guard
2 - Sweep
4 - Mount
4 - Back Take (2 hooks in)
1 - Tight sub attempt (rulled as tight by referee)
All positions must be established for a minimum of 3 seconds for points to be awarded.
When Changing positions points will be given in accending order.
ie, no points will be given if moving to side control from mount.
Reversals are NOT considered sweeps. Sweeps must start from a guard position.
"All fighters will get 2 fights minimum"
If you lose your first fight you will get to fight somebody who also lost their first fight.
Cost will be £20 per person, payable on the day. If you could email me names with division and weight so I can get an idea of numbers and division sizes.
firstname.lastname@example.org or PM me.
WEIGH INS WILL BE FROM 9.30
FIRST FIGHT 10.30
All chokes (except using the hand to close the windpipe)
All armbars, shoulder locks, wrist locks
Straight leg and Ankle locks (no twisting)
All neck cranks.
No bending of fingers or toes or small joint manipulation.
No Heel Hooks or Toe Holds.
No Striking, biting,pulling hair, grabbing ears or scratching.
No touching the groin area.
No holding of opponents clothing or using t-shirt to choke opponent.
No slamming of opponent (elevated takedowns are allowed)
Shorts or leggings and t-shirt, rashguard or bare topped. No GI's or loose fitting trousers allowed. NO WRESTLING BOOTS (sorry)
If a fighter breaks the rules he will normally be given a warning, if he breaks them again he will be disqualified.
Serious fouls, ie striking, will result in immediate disqualification.
Winner will be decided by;
Fighter must engage before pulling guard. (no just sitting and butt scooting)
After a take down or guard pull, fighters are allowed to stay on the floor if they wish.