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CARLOS GRACIE JR. AND RIGAN MACHADO PROUDLY PRESENT THE USA TRIALS THE 1st AMERICAN NATIONAL BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP

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THE TOURNAMENT

The 1st AMERICAN NATIONAL JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP will take place on November 2nd and 3rd. At the Hawthorne Memorial Center - 3901 W. El Segundo Blvd, Hawthorne, CA. 90250  Saturdayís tournament will be an open tournament for all women and men adult competitors.  Sundayís tournament will be the qualifier for the Menís American Team and will be for American Citizen Competitors blue, purple, brown and black belts only.

Sundayís 1ST place winners of the blue, purple, brown and black belts menís divisions will represent the USA TEAM to compete against the Brazilian Team; in the first USA vs. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Challenge, to be held next year in the in the USA.

The Enrollment Form will soon be available at www.cbjj.com.br/english.

                 Saturday November 2, 2002

                     OPEN TOURNAMENT

 ADULT MEN

This tournament is open for all male competitors, but competitors of other age divisions willing to compete here will not be allowed to fight in their own division (athletes can only enroll in one age division) 

Time Limits :

White Belt - 5 min

Blue Belt - 6 min

Purple Belt - 7 min

Brown Belt - 8 min

Black Belt - 10 min

MEN - MASTERS (30-35)

Competitors born between 1967 and 1972

Time Limits:

White & Blue Belt - 5 min

Purple / Brown / Black Belts - 6 min

MEN SENIORS (1) AGES 36-40

Competitors born between 1962 and 1966

 Time Limits:

All Belts - 5 min

MEN SENIORS (2) AGES 41-45

Competitors born between 1957 and 1961

 Time Limits:

 All Belts - 5 min

 MEN SENIORS (3) OVER 46

Competitors born before 1956

 Time Limits:

All Belts - 5 min 

WOMEN

There will be 3 weight divisions (check weight list)

Purple, Brown and Black Belts will compete in the same division

 Time Limits:

Whte Belt Ė 5 min

Blue Belt - 6 min

Purple / Brown / Black Belts - 7 min

                                                     Sunday November 3, 2002

                                                               USA TRIALS

ADULT MEN ONLY

This tournament is only open for men blue, purple, brown and black belts.  Again, the first place finishers in this tournament will represent the USA Team when they compete against the Brazilian Team next year.  The competitors will be ranked 1st, 2nd and 3rd  corresponding with which place they came in after the conclusion of the tournament.  If for some reason a #1 ranked competitor is injured, unavailable or promoted before the tournament against the Brazilian Team next year, the # 2 ranked competitor will take his place.  Conversely, if something happens to the # 2 ranked competitor, the # 3 ranked competitor will take his place.  No open weight class for this tournament.

OTHER INFORMATION

 Each academy can only have two athletes in the same division (of age / weight / belt). If your academy has problems regarding the number of athletes in each division, please send an e-mail to the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (ibjjf@cbjj.com.br).

Time Limits :

Blue Belt - 6 min

Purple Belt - 7 min

Brown Belt - 8 min

Black Belt - 10 min

 REGISTRATION FEE

Internet Registration =  $60.00

If there are any kind of changes and/or corrections made to a registration form causing a competitor to be placed in a different weight or belt division, they will be assessed an additional $20.00 charge the day of weigh ins. (No Exceptions)

Same Day Registration At Door = $100.00

(Registration fees subject to change)

WEIGH - INS

The weigh ins will take place on November 1st at the Hawthorne Memorial Center. Competitors must bring their IDs or some other documented identification, such as state i.d. card, state driverís license, etc, the competitors will weigh in without their Gi.

Before each fight, competitors will be asked to show their IDs to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand.

WEIGHT DIVISIONS

AMERICAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2002

ADULT / MASTER / SENIOR

Rooster:                  up to 121.50 lbs

Super Feather:            121.51 lbs - 134.50 lbs

Feather:                  134.51 lbs - 148.00 lbs

Light:                    148.01 lbs - 161.00 lbs

Middle:                   161.01 lbs - 174.50 lbs

Medium Heavy:             174.51 lbs - 187.50 lbs

Heavy:                    187.51 lbs - 201.00 lbs

Super Heavy:              201.01 lbs - 214.00 lbs

Super Super Heavy:        over 214.00 lbs

Open Class:               open weight class

WOMEN

Light:                     up to 123.50 lbs

Middle:                    123.51 lbs - 146.00 lbs

Heavy:                     over 146.00 lbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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