Charleston Winter Trials
The Charleston Winter Trials is the first in our 2020 series leading up to our 2020 Invitational!
Southeastern Grappling Association CHARLESTON WINTER TRIALS: February 29, 2020
Location: Deas Hall at The Citadel Military College, 171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409
Doors Open @ 8:00am | Event Starts @ 9am
$1500 in CASH PRIZES
GI ABSOLUTE DIVISIONS for ALL belt levels
All absolute division winners earn FREE REGISTRATION to our next event
All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from each trial are ELIGIBLE to compete in our 2020 INVITATIONAL held at the end of the year
BLACK BELTS compete for FREE
FORMAT: Southeastern Grappling Association follows a Single Elimination w/ a Fight for Bronze format. Divisions with only two competitors will follow a Best of Three format.
**THIS IS AN ONLINE/PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY EVENT**
Early Bird Registration– (Register before January 22nd at 11:59pm) $80
Normal Registration– (Register before February 22nd at 11:59pm) $100
Late Registration- (Register before February 27th at 11:59pm) $120
FREE ABSOLUTE DIVISION Registration with regular division entry.
Spectators - $10(Discounts for multiple spectators)
**CHANGES TO REGISTRATION MUST BE MADE WITHIN 24HRS OF THE EVENT START TIME**
Help changing your registration/divisions can be found at: https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/89-how-to-change-weightclass-or-cancel
COMBINING DIVISIONS: Depending on the event turnout, Southeastern Grappling Association reserves the right to reasonably combine divisions. In the event there is no suitable combination available for your division, you will be notified and your registration refunded.
REFUNDS: Refunds will be issued until the end of the Early Bird Registration deadline. Coupon/vouchers for future Southeastern Grappling Association events will be issued from Early Bird Registration deadline up to 24hrs before the event start time. No refunds or vouchers will be issued after 24hr deadline.
BRACKETS and SCHEDULE: Brackets and division schedule will be posted before the event start date. The brackets and schedule can be checked on the event page through your web browser or mobile device. Southeastern Grappling Association provides a large screen TV displaying the current, in-progress and upcoming matches with estimated start times at each event. If a competitor is not present at their bracket’s assigned ring, a courtesy announcement will be made. If a competitor does not show up to their ring in a reasonable amount of time they will be disqualified from the bracket. The competitor is allowed to participate in any remaining brackets they are scheduled in for the remainder of the event. More information on Smoothcomp’s dynamic scheduling can be found at: https://support.smoothcomp.com/article/90-find-out-your-dynamic-starting-time
WEIGH-INS: Weigh-ins will take place the day before the event at the venue from 4-6pm. Competitors are allowed to weigh-in up to 1hr before their first scheduled bracket.
ON-SITE MEDICAL STAFF
Thanks to our great local sponsors, Southeastern Grappling Association retains on-site medical staff courtesy of Holy-City Med at our events. Holy City Med is offering a wonderful service to the Charleston area and we’re extremely greatful to be working with them. Check them out online at: https://www.holycitymed.com/
5 registered athletes from the same team= $100 back.
Equal to $20 off for each of the 5 registered athletes.
**Discount only applies to groups of 5. In order to receive $200 back, you would need 10 registered athletes from the same team. Email us at [email protected] to claim your teams discount.
WOMENS DIVISION DISCOUNT
We offer a women’s division discount at all of our main events throughout the year. $60 for registration up until the late registration date. Discount is reflected when registering.
**Depending on the event turnout, Southeastern Grappling Association reserves the right to reasonably combine divisions. In the event there is no suitable combination available for your division, you will be notified and your registration refunded.**
This event follows the standard IBJJF scoring and point system. This is NOT a submission-only event. Points are as follows:
Knee on Belly= 2pts
Guard Pass= 3pts
Back Take= 4pts
**We allow more techniques/submissions per belt and experience level than IBJJF and is up to the competitor to read and understand the allowable techniques chart found on our website under the Rules section.**
The Citadel »
171 Moultrie St
Women's No-Gi Absolute
Women's Gi Absolute
Men's No-Gi Absolute
Men's Gi Absolute
One spectator entry.