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Dates & Times
  • Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 November 2020: 9am to 5pm daily
Age Requirements
  • Age is determined as at Saturday 14 November 2020
  • Minimum age for competition is 35 years
Age Divisions
  • Division A: 35 – 40 years
  • Division B: 41 – 45 years
  • Division C: 46 – 50 years
  • Division D: 51 – 55 years
  • Division E: 56 – 60 years
  • Division F: 60+ years
Events
  • Novice (0 to under 3 years grappling experience)
  • Intermediate (more than 3+ years to 10 years grappling experience)
  • Advanced (10+ years grappling experience)
  • Open
  • Special Needs (experience and individual needs will be taken into account when arranging fixtures).
Weight Categories

Men

  • Over 100kg
  • Over 92kg and up to and including 100kg
  • Over 84kg and up to and including 92kg
  • Over 77kg and up to and including 84kg
  • Over 71kg and up to and including 77kg
  • Over 66kg and up to and including 71kg
  • Over 62kg and up to and including 66kg
  • Up to and including 62kg

Women

  • Over 71kg
  • Over 64kg and up to and including 71kg
  • Over 58 kg and up to and including 64kg
  • Over 53kg and up to and including 58kg
  • Up to and including 53kg
Fees

Sport Fee: 

  • $75 per person for two events (event based on experience and open competition)

Games Fee:

  • Competitor:
    Early bird $125 (until 11:59pm AEST 2 September, 2020)
    Standard $145 (from 3 September, 2020)
  • Non-Playing Official: $90

Payment processing fee: 1.4% (incl GST)
Account2Account (select Australian banks – no fee)

Entries Close
  • Entries Close – Thursday 12 November, 2020 (11:59pm AEST)
Venue

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To be confirmed

Location

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Additional Information
  • Contest duration is 3 minutes for men and women.
  • Divisions will be made-up of age and weight groups at the discretion of the Tournament Officials according to entries.
  • Participants are required to bring their specific sports membership record to the competition weigh-in as evidence of their experience level. All entrant’s names will be cross checked against other organisations to stop competitors from falsely misrepresenting their experience level and entering in the incorrect division.
  • This is a No-Gi grappling tournament, no grabbing of any clothing during the contest is permitted.
  • Events eligibility will be confirmed by your national sporting body e.g. if you have been a member of the IBJJF for 4 years then you are classed as an intermediate level competitor.
  • If you have studied multiple disciplines over the same time period e.g. from October 2016 to October 2020 you have been studying Judo for 4 years and during that time you started studying BJJ concurrently from October 2018 to October 2020. You are classed as an Intermediate level competitor as you have studied Judo for 4 years which is the determining factor in your level of grappling experience.
  • If you have studied multiple grappling forms consecutively e.g. Judo from 1 January 2019 until 31 December 2019 and then studied Submission Arts Wrestling from 1 January 2020 until 14 November 2020, you are deemed to be a Novice competitor as you have less than 2 years grappling experience.
  • If you have a black belt in any grappling based martial art, you are immediately classed as an advanced level competitor.
  • If you are an active wrestler (either Greco Roman or Freestyle Wrestler) your collective training experience in terms of years active will determine your competitor level.
  • Weigh in will be conducted 2 hrs before your match is due to commence, this is to prevent dangerous weight cutting practices from occurring.
  • This tournament will be run according to the United World Wrestling International Grappling Regulations (link below) as it is conducive and fair for all grappling styles and participants.
Rules & Judiciary Procedures
Contact

Grappling Enquiries
Michael Pithie
Gold Coast Submission Arts Wrestling and Unarmed Combat Club
Email: grappling@mastersgames.com.au
Phone: 0407 383 365
Web: www.gcsawucc.com
Facebook: @GCSAWUCC

Event Enquiries
Pan Pacific Masters Games
Email: info@mastersgames.com.au
Phone: 07 5668 9888

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