February 16 in New York: Renzo Gracie Open

All competitors will weigh in before their first match per IBJJF rules.

Adult Division Match Duration:
White Belts 5 minutes
Blue Belts 6 minutes
Purple Belts 7 minutes
Brown and Black Belt 8 minutes

Kids, Teens, Masters, Executives and Women’s: All belts 5 minutes

Score System:
Throws and/or Takedowns 2 points
Knee on stomach 2 points
Sweeps (from guard or half guard) 2 points
Guard passing 3 points
Mount position 4 points
Back Mount and/or Back Grab 4 points The competitor must hold the position for 3 seconds, if he can’t establish the position an advantage will awarded instead of the points.
The competitor can win the match by submission, points, advantage or referee’s decision.

Jacob Javits Center North Pavilion,
MMA World Expo,
655 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001


More information on the official site.

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