TRUE NORTH GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP - September 2019
Our tournament is open to competitors of all belt and skill levels from ages 5 and up.
It is our mission to provide competitors an opportunity to showcase their skill at a grass-roots level and to further enhance competitive athletes with a platform to an international level against the best grapplers in Canada and abroad.
Athletes should be registered for the appropriate division using their age as of the date of the tournament.
Early Bird Registration June 1 - June 30, 2019 ($79)
Regular Registration July 1 - September 7, 2019 ($99)
Late Registration September 8 - September 22, 2019 ($119) Kids 10 & under ($99)
NO REFUNDS Except if you are alone in your division after registration closes.
Weigh-ins take place at the ‘bull pen’ at least 30 minutes prior to the start of your division. Not making weight or failing to show up for scheduled weigh-in will result in a disqualification with NO REFUND. Please be assured that we make every effort to match competitors fairly, according to age, weight and rank. Should the event reach capacity, we reserve the right to close online registration early.
Each Academy may designate up to two coaches to receive spectator passes at no cost. The Academy must have competitors registered for this event and the passes must be approved by the Event Coordinator.
Coaches please register your Academy in Smoothcomp as this will allow you to track your competitors and allow your students to register under the correct Academy name and Affiliation. This will also allow competitors not to be placed against team mates in the first round. https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/104-how-to-create-your-coach-manager-account
Parents you can also register an account with Smoothcomp to manage and create profiles for more that 1 child during the registration process. https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/185-how-can-i-manage-different-profiles-from-one-account
Pee Wee & Mighty Mite are guaranteed two matches.
Junior, Teen, Adult & Masters are modified single elimination bracket. Competitors are not guaranteed more than one match per division regardless of the outcome.
The tournament organizer reserves the right to make any changes (such as combining divisions) in the best interest of the tournament and contestants.
PLEASE NOTE: Competitors are required to wear an IBJJF approved uniform for gi and no-gi.
Uniform Requirements: https://ibjjf.com/uniform/
Age 5-6 (2 minutes)
Age 7-15 (3 minutes)
Age 16+ (5 minutes)
Kids Ages 5/6 POINTS ONLY (competitor starts in Closed Guard)
Technical Fouls & Illegal Moves:
Male - Adult/Master medalists in their respective category are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket for that category and belt level.
Female - Adult/Master medalists will be eligible to compete in Open Class brackets of White, Blue or Purple/Brown/Black belt.
How to register?
The athletes who are willing to register for the Open Class may do so at the event’s Open Class registration table within 15 minutes after their category's medal presentation.
A minimum of 4 competitors are required to run an Open Class bracket.
NO-GI ABSOLUTE CLASS:
All belt levels welcome to compete
Male Under 170 lbs.
Male Over 170 lbs.
Female Open Weight
Rule set is Brown/Black IBJJF Rules
5 minute rounds
IBJJF uniform required
No cup (groin protection); no knee pads.
Competitors who register will qualify for a free promotional t-shirt (limited to one per participant).
The registered competitor must pick up their t-shirt at the retail booth on the day of the event.
This is a promotional item and has no monetary value.
Exact size and design of the promotional t-shirt is not guaranteed.
This offer expires once the event is concluded. Unclaimed t-shirts will not be mailed or otherwise distributed.
Servus Credit Union Place »
400 Campbell Road St. Albert, AB
Mighty Mite Gi
Boys/Girls 5-6 years
Pee Wee 1 Gi
Boys/Girls 7-8 years
Pee Wee 2 Gi
Boys/Girls 9-10 years
Junior Female Gi
Junior Male Gi
Teen Female Gi
Teen Male Gi
Adult or Masters
Adult or Masters
Adult & Master Male Brown/Black Belt Gi
16+ years (Brown - Black)
NO-GI Absolute Male
NO-GI Absolute Female