Lockdown is a double-elimination grappling tournament with the ruleset favouring dominance, aggression, positional control and effective submissions.
A division for everyone – catering to all levels of experience and knowledge. Lockdown Series strives to provide a fair and even competition platform for the first-timer, the weekend warrior and the veteran.
The competition area shall be covered with protective matting covering an area no less than 6 meters X 6 metres and/or a MMA arena.
ADULT & COLTS MATCHES WILL BE CONTESTED AS FOLLOWS:
1 x 5-minute round. If there is no determined winner, both competitors will be given a 1-minute break with the subsequent overtime/eliminator round will be 3 minutes.
KIDS MATCHES WILL BE CONTESTED AS FOLLOWS :
1 x 3-minute round. If there is no determined winner, both competitors will be given a 1-minute break with the subsequent overtime/eliminator round will be 2 minutes.
DIVISIONS WITH ONLY TWO COMPETITORS:
In cases of two competitors in a single weight division, the winner of the division will be based on best of three 5-minute rounds (3-minutes for kids)
Weigh-ins commences ONE hour prior to the advertised division starting time. Weigh-ins will be open for 50 minutes. If you fail to make weight you will have the opportunity to make it within
the time period before the advertised division starting time. Failure to make weight results in your automatic disqualification for the event. You will not be able to move to a different weight division (unless you have already pre-registered in a second nominated weight division).
WEIGHT DIVISIONS, EXPERIENCE & ORDER OF COMPETITION
The competition divisions and order will be divided by weight and experience level of the competitors as decided by the officials. Weight divisions can be combined by the promotion and competitors will be notified prior to the event.
Novice competitors are considered to have under a combined 18 months of submission grappling training (or other grappling disciplines). Intermediate competitors have between 18 to 36 months of submission grappling training and experience. Advanced is 36 months of submission grappling training (or similar disciplines) and experience.
Kids matches will be stopped at the referee’s discretion at any time during the match if the referee believes it is in the best interest of the child’s safety. It is imperative that coaches and parents both understand that the Lockdown staff and crew are here to look out for the children’s safety first and foremost. We are not concerned with who wins and loses and will have no tolerance for coaches and parents that cause a commotion due to a referee decision.
LOCKDOWN DIVISION SCHEDULE
Weigh-ins START one hour before division advertised starting time – they will be open for 50 minutes. Failure to make weight is automatic DQ.
DIVISION TIMES FOR ALL LOCKDOWN EVENTS
8:00AM - ADULTS U62KG | ADULTS U70KG | COLTS WEIGHT CLASSES
10:00AM - ADULTS U84KG | ADULTS 105KG+ | KIDS ALL WEIGHT CLASSES
12:00PM - ADULTS U65KG | ADULTS U77KG
2:00PM - ADULTS U93KG | ADULTS U105KG | WOMEN ALL WEIGHT CLASSES