### WEIGH-IN AND CHECK-UP ARE 45 MIN BEFORE THE START OF YOUR CATEGORY ###
Amsterdam Open BJJ;
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments follow the IBJJF rules.
Weight categories for white and blue belts are: -64,-70,-76,-82.3,-88.3,-94.3,-100.5,+100.5 kg
Weigh-ins are with the gi/kimono on, so the weight of your gi is included.
You must be on weight for each category. Being overweight will result in a DQ and you will not be able to move to a higher weight category.
Fight time for White belts = 5 minutes
Fight time for Blue belts = 6 minutes
Fight time for Purple belts = 7 minutes
Fight time for Brown/Black belts = 8 minutes
What if I don’t make weight ?
If you do not make weight, you will be disqualified and no refund is possible.
It is also not possible to be transferred to a higher weight category.
Can I wear a rashguard underneath my gi?
In BJJ, men are not allowed to wear a rashguard or shirt. Also no cup or earguards. Women do fight with rashguard on.
Can I fight without a shirt in Grappling?
No, you need to wear a rashguard or shirt. Also no cup or earguards. Make sure your nails are short.