Enter now to become a Sussex Open No Gi Champion
The Sussex Open No Gi Tournament will be held in Brighton on the 23rd of June.
At this tournament we offer great value for money as your £25 entry fee ( early registration ) guarantees you at least 2 fights as we will run the brackets on a repecharge system and will give you automatic entry into the absoloute division.
The tournament will follow IBJJF Rules for beginner (white belt rules) and intermediate divisions (purple belt rules). The advanced division will follow black belt rules, but include heel hooks, reaping, neck cranks and spine locks as part of the modified rules.
Categories are as follows:
Beginner - less than 1 years grappling experience. No BJJ blue belts. No Judo Black belts. No Professional or Amateur MMA fighters.
Intermediate - less than 3 years experience. No BJJ purple belts
Advanced - 3 years experience and above - All belts permitted - Black belt rule set - Heel hooks, reaping, neck cranks and spine locks permitted as part of the modified ruleset.
Minimum 2 fights
Refreshments on site
Your rash guard doesn't need to be ranked but, you will need to wear a rash guard and shorts to compete, spats underneath shorts are permissible. You will be not be allowed to compete if you wear loose fitting clothing, or clothing with zips or studs etc. Failure to comply could result in disqualification.
Please note, there is no parking available on site, however there is plenty of on street parking in the local area. Free parking is available around Hove park.
At this tournament we follow the RESPECT RULE
This event has a zero tolerance policy regarding inappropriate behaviour by coaches, parents/guardians, spectators and competitors.
All in attendance must show some restraint when their students or team mates are fighting.
There will be competitors and spectators of all ages at this event and we are here to set an example. Any swearing, inappropriate gestures, violence (towards person or property) or berating the officials (regardless of any decisions they make) will not be tolerated.
If this happens, the referee/organiser has the right to disqualify that competitor, or to ask the coach to leave the area. If those concerned do not comply with the referee/organisers request the competitor will be disqualified from the event.
If a coach, parent or team mate encroaches onto the mat, or past any barriers that are in place, or man handles an official in any way, that person will be asked to leave the venue and the whole team will not be permitted to take any further part in the competition.