Normal registration
14 Jun - 02 Jul 1:00 pm
Late registrations
Deadline 12 Jul 1:59 pm


GRACIE BARRA IN-HOUSE SUMMER TOURNAMENT Feel the excitement of a real Jiu-Jitsu tournament without living the academy.


All competitors are guaranteed at least two matches! MORE FIGHTS, MORE FUN!!! 

While all weight categories are DOUBLE ELIMINATION, Absolute Division will run as SINGLE ELIMINATION.  

Registration is open to Gracie Barra members only. All GB schools are welcome to participate.

Kids, Adults & Master Divisions available. Medals to the top 3 competitors of each division.


Early-bird registration is $30. If paid after July 2nd price is $40. 


Open registration: 6/15/2018

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 07/02/2018

Registration Deadline: 07/12/2018 

Competitor Corrections Deadline: 06/12/2018 

Schedule Release: 06/13/2018

Brackets Release: 06/13/2018


-Competitors will weigh-in on the day of the event, wearing their uniform. (GB Gi and Rash Guard mandatory)

-Competitors will only have one attempt to make weight. If competitor fails to make weight, he/she will be automatically disqualified. 


Time limit:

Kids: 3 minutes

Teens: 4 minutes

Juveniles: 5 minutes


5 minutes White Belts

6 minutes Blue Belts

7 minutes Purple Belts

8 minutes Brown Belts

10 Minutes Black Belts

All Master Division Competitors 5 minutes




Shoulder lock

 Wrist lock

Knee Lock, Toe Hold or straight foot locks (Blue Belts or above)

*No submissions of any kind allowed for competitors 4 to 7 years old.


Cervical and Neck Cranks

Striking of any kind

Body Slam

Eye gouging or fish hooking

Grabbing the ears

Hair pulling

Small joint manipulation

Scratching and pinching


Touching groin area

Hands, knees or elbows on face






Loss of consciousness

Score (Points only)

Referee decision

NOTE: No advantage will be given

Submission: When an athlete taps twice with his/her hand on the opponent, ground, or his/herself in a clear and apparent manner. When the athlete taps the ground twice with his/her foot, when arms are trapped by opponent. When the athlete verbally withdraws, requesting the match be stopped. When the athlete screams or emits noise expressing pain while trapped in a submission hold.

Stoppage: When one of the athletes alleges to be suffering from cramps, the opponent shall be declared winner of the match. When the referee perceives that a hold in place may expose the athlete to serious physical injury. When the referee deems one of the athletes to be unable to continue a match due to injury rendered by the opponent using a legal hold. When an athlete presents bleeding that cannot be contained after being treated. When an athlete vomits or loses control of basic bodily functions, with involuntary urination or bowel incontinence.

Disqualification: When one or both athletes commit fouls or utilize any moves consider illegal.

Loss of Consciousness: The athlete shall be declared to have lost the match upon losing consciousness due to a legal hold applied by the opponent or due to an accident not stemming from an illegal maneuver by the opponent. Note: Athletes who lose consciousness because of head trauma should not be allowed to compete again in the same tournament and should be directed to undergo treatment.

Scoring: The athlete with the most points shall be declared winner when the match has reached regulation time or in the event of the match being stopped due to both athletes suffering injuries.


2 points - takedown, sweep and knee on belly

3 points - guard pass

4 points - mount, back mount and back control

TAKEDOWNS: Following the takedown, competitor must hold the opponent on the ground for at least 3 seconds.

GUARD PASS: Athlete must keep the opponents back on the ground for a minimum of 3 seconds.

MOUNT: Competitor must have both knees on the ground in order to receive points for mount.

BACK MOUNT: Competitor must be seated on the opponents back, with knees touching the ground for at least 3 seconds. 

BACK CONTROL: Hooks must be in place for a minimum of 3 seconds. Removing the hook and placing it again does not entitle the competitor to receive consecutive points for back control. 

No advantages will be given

*For fouls and code of conduct refer to IBJJF guidelines and rules book.


Gracie Barra Santa Barbara
1014 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 »
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles


  • Boys 30 USD
  • Girls 30 USD
  • Juvenile boys 30 USD
    16-17 years
  • Juvenile girls 30 USD
    16-17 years
  • Male 30 USD
    18 years and above
  • Female 30 USD
    18 years and above
  • Male Absolute 0 USD
  • Female Absolute 0 USD