WVGO EBI Rules Submission Only Gi & No Gi Tournament

Adult, Masters, & Children’s Gi & No Gi Divisions

 

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WVGO EBI Rules Submission Only Gi & No Gi Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time:  Adult Tournament 12pm, Referee Meeting at 10am, Competitor Rules meeting at 10:30am. Kids will start at 10am

Cost:  Only 65$ for adult men, women, teens, and children if you pre-register.  Each competitor can compete in as many divisions as they can for the same price.  It is 75$ for adult men and women not pre-registered and all youth must be pre-registered by 9/14/17 (no exceptions).  The last day to pre-register is September 14th, 2017

***All athletes who competed in the State Championship with receive an addition $10 off or their registration.  Just email us your receipt and name and you will be sent back the $10 off of you registration (Must be done at pre-registation)

Format: DOUBLE ELIMINATION in both Gi and No Gi divisions, and Absolute divisions in each skill level and modified EBI rules
 
Location: Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Dr, Charleston, WV 25301

 

***Due to the size of the tournament, we will require all youth competitors (5-17) to be registered by 9/14/17. Adult competitors can register online or at the door.

http://www.wvgrapplingopen.com/pre-registration/

Stay tuned for more big announcements

EBI Submission Only and the WV Fit Expo

The WVGO is excited to bring to you this exciting new format that is sure to keep the action going.  There will be no points and no excuses.  Bring the family out and have a great time, while you enjoy all of the other events.

Rules: http://www.wvgrapplingopen.com/rules/

The WV Fit Expo is a family-friendly event which brings together fitness enthusiasts ranging from bodybuilders and powerlifters to jiu-jitsu participants, personal trainers, group exercise instructors, CrossFit enthusiasts, competitive athletes and even the weekend warrior.

Attendees have the chance to discover new health and wellness products and services, supplements, healthy food services, equipment, apparel, witness live fitness competitions, and much more.

This unprecedented event in WV will feature:
International Powerlifting League-Junior Cup
Intense Strongman Corp-National Championship
Submission Grappling tournament

Schedule:
Saturday 9am-5:30pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

 

There will be children’s, teens, women’s, masters, and men’s divisions and the weight classes for both gi and no gi will be as follows:

Adult Men: 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

Adult Women: 135 & Under (Lightweight) 136 & Over (Middleweight)

Weight classes and age brackets for teens and children:
Teens 13-15, 16-17

132 lbs. & Below

132.1 lbs. to 143 lbs.

143.1 lbs. to 154 lbs.

154.1 lbs. to 167 lbs.

167.1 lbs. to 183 lbs.

183.1 lbs. to 200 lbs.

200.1 lbs. to 220 lbs.

220.1 lbs. & Above

Kids 5-7, 8-10, 11-12

53 lbs. & Below

53.1 lbs. to 62 lbs.

62.1 lbs. to 70 lbs.

70.1 lbs. to 79 lbs.

79.1 lbs. to 88 lbs.

88.1 lbs. to 99 lbs.

99.1 lbs. to 110 lbs.

110.1 lbs. to 121 lbs.

121.1 lbs. and Above

Experience Levels For Gi & No Gi

Adult Gi Competitors – White, Blue, & Purple & Above

Teen Gi Competitors – White, Grey/White & Grey, Yellow/White & Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple

Children Gi Competitors – White, Grey/White & Grey, Yellow/White & Yellow, Orange, Green

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 No Gi: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only)

Intermediate: (one year – two years)

Advanced: (two years and above)

***Please note, children and teens often have greatly differing weights and skill levels.  Whenever possible, they will be matched appropriately.  However, there may be times when they may be asked to go in another age (plus or minus a year) or weight bracket.  In these cases, a coach and/or parent will be asked permission first.

Kids 5-12

Beginner No Gi: (Less than a year experience. No wrestling experience at any level of competition in the beginner division. The beginner class is for true beginners only)

Intermediate: (one year – two years)
 
Advanced: (two years and above)

***Please note, children and teens often have greatly differing weights and skill levels.  Whenever possible, they will be matched appropriately.  However, there may be times when they may be asked to go in another age (plus or minus a year) or weight bracket.  In these cases, a coach and/or parent will be asked permission first.

Further information about the entire event can also be found on www.theWVgames.com

Please contact the event coordinator for additional details and/or questions: Butch Hiles 304-549-9370 info@theWVgames.com

Pre-registration Links

Don’t forget to pre-register for an additional discount!!!

Pre-registration links are below and the deadline is August 17th.

Cost:  Only 65$ for adult men, women, teens, and children if you pre-register.  Each competitor can compete in as many divisions as they can for the same price.  It is 75$ for adult men and women not pre-registered and all youth must be pre-registered by 9/14/17 (no exceptions).  The last day to pre-register is September 14th, 2017.

***All youth competitors (5-17) must pre-register before 9/14/17.  There will be no registration for youth after this time.  However, adults may pre-register or register at the door.

http://www.wvgrapplingopen.com/pre-registration/

Please let me know if there are any questions,

Butch Hiles www.wvgrapplingopen.com

304-549-9370 or info@thewvgames.com

At the Door Registration:

75$ at the event for adult men and women. All youth (5-17) must pre-register

Price includes all events (gi and no gi)

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Weigh-Ins

Friday

Time: 6-8PM

Location: Butch Hiles BJJ – 410 Summers St, Charleston, WV 25301

Saturday

Youth: 8-9:30a (Youth must be weighed in by 9:30a)

Adults 8-10:30a

Location: at the Tournament

***Competitors do NOT have to weigh-in with their gi on

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Starting Time and Rules Meeting

Tournament Schedule:

Youth: Kids/teens rules meeting at 9:30 and first match at 10am, so please be weighed in by 9:30AM

***Youth competitors will start in the gi and work from the highest level down

Adults: Adult rules meeting will be at 10:30AM and the first match will be at 11AM

***Gi Divisions will run first and we will run the highest belt levels first in all divisions

Saturday Match Schedule

10:00AM Kids/Teens Matches Begin

11:00AM Adult Matches Start

11:30-12 Finish Bracketing

12:00PM – Black/Brown/Purple Belt Matches Begin

***These are estimated time and the first matches could be up by 11:45AM

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Hotel Info

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Rooms are limited, so make your reservation today:

Call: 855.729.5133

Or Click Here to Make a Reservation

Our Holiday Inn Express Civic Center offers the best value and the most convenience. Most importantly, we have LOCATION-LOCATION-LOCATION. We are across from the mall and within walking distance of more than 30 restaurants. No need to rent a car, our complimentary shuttle is available 24-hours-a-day for runs to the airport and in the downtown area. During their stay guests will enjoy the following:

Complimentary Express Start hot buffet breakfast featuring our Quickstart Pancake Station along with our world famous Cinnamon Rolls

Complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet

Convenient location, adjacent to the Civic Center and the Town Center Mall

One to two blocks away from over 50 restaurants and pubs.

In room coffeemakers, full size irons and boards, hairdryers, telephones with voicemail and data ports

Flat screen, HD TV and internet access

On site fitness center

Complimentary airport shuttle service including shuttle service in the downtown area

Complimentary, spacious LIGHTED outdoor parking for all overnight hotel guests

The hotel has recommended everyone use their website as they feel it’s the easiest way to book your room.  See you soon!

Holiday Inn Express

100 Civic Center Drive

Charleston, WV 25301

304-345-0600

www.holidayinnexpresscharlestonwv.com

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For pre-registration, rules, divisions, events, and more

check the links below:

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rules  |  No Gi Rules  |  Experience Levels

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