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ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019


EVENT DETAILS ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019
 Date: September 14 & 15th, 2019 • • • • •

Open to ALL NATIONALITIES Blue, Purple, Brown & Black Belts Juveniles, Adults & Masters 1 & 2 GI AJP World Ranking and Massive Cash Prize.

ORGANIZER Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro (AJP) Website: ajptour.com Email: registrations@ajptour.com

COMPETITION PLACE Venue: Felix Event Center

Address: 701 E Foothill Blvd, Azusa, CA 91702, USA Located in: Azusa Pacific University

ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019


CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION FEE You can register through the website of AJP ajptour.com Deadline: September 6th, 2019. Check date: September 6th, 2019. (no changes will be accepted after this date). Prices: Until August 17th: USD $40 (Juveniles) / USD $85 (Adults). From August 18th to September 6th: $50 (Juveniles) / $95 (Adults). All participants should also become a member of AJP.

GIFT FOR COMPETITORS 
 All competitors will receive the event T-shirt.

HOTELS There are many hotels around the venue.

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CHECK IN AND ACCREDITATION Check-in is the first process the fighters will do when they arrive at the championship, a basic summary of the identification process is below: Passport or valid ID Verification After finishing the CHECK IN, the fighters can proceed to the weight in. The accreditation badge must always be worn when roaming the venue.

WEIGH-IN • Weigh in will be held with shirts and short. • Athletes may only weigh up and fight if they are carrying on hands an ID Card (identity document which prove his nationality) with a photograph, otherwise, the athlete will be disqualified • If you don’t come to the weigh-in (to check weight) you will be automatically disqualified. • The schedule of the weigh in will be announced on the AJP website.
 For your convenience, you have two options to weigh-in times:
 PRE DATE WEIGH IN 1 (one day before) For those divisions who will fight on Saturday Date: Friday, September 13th, 2019 - Blue Belt (Juveniles, Adults & Masters) Place: Felix Event Center, Los Angeles, US Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

PRE DATE WEIGH IN 2 (one day before) For those divisions who will fight on Sunday Date: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 - Purple, Brown and Black Belts (Adults & Masters) Place: Felix Event Center, Los Angeles, US Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

ON DATE WEIGH IN (competition days) Date: September 14th & 15th, 2019 Place: Felix Event Center, Los Angeles, US Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Saturday) 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (Sunday)

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KIMONO CONTROL • • •

APPROVED JIU-JITSU GI: Only white, blue, and black GIs are allowed. KIMONO CHECK: will be held right before your weigh in and your match. We strongly recommend bringing more than one Gi in case one gets damaged during the match.

COACHES Coaches will NOT be allowed in the warm up and fighting area on the first floor. 
 Code of behavior of Coaches will be strictly observed.

RULES AJP rules will be used in this event. Please check for rule details at the AJP website: https://ajptour.com/en/regulations/jiu-jitsu-competition-rules

RULES MEETING There will be a rule meeting held by the Official Head Referee from AJP. Coaches and competitors are welcome to participate. Date: Time: Place:

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DIVISIONS
 Ages Groups Division

Age

Birth Year

JUVENILE

16 ~ 17

2002 ~ 2003

ADULT

18 ~ 29

1990 ~ 2001

MASTER 1

30 ~ 35

1984 ~ 1989

MASTER 2

36 ~ 40

1979 ~ 1983

Belt Categories

DURATION OF CONTESTS Adults

Duration

Blue

Five (5) minutes

Purple / Brown / Black

Six (6) minutes

Note: Any contestant is entitled to rest the same time as one fight of his category only. In the finals, you will have two fight times to rest.

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WEIGHT DIVISIONS MALE - ADULT / MASTER 1 / MASTER 2 BELTS

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS) Fly weight

Bantam weight

Light weight

Welter weight

Middle weight

BLUE PURPLE

-56 -56

-62 -62

-69 -69

-77 -77

-85 -85

Light Heavy weight -94 -94

BROWN BLACK

-56 -56

-62 -62

-69 -69

-77 -77

-85 -85

-94 -94

Heavy weight -120 -120 -120 -120

FEMALE - ADULT BELTS

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS) Fly weight

Bantam weight

Light weight

Middle weight

Heavy weight

BLUE

-49

-55

-62

-70

-95

PURPLE BROWN ~ BLACK

-49

-55

-62

-70

-95

-49

-55

-62

-70

-95

BOYS JUVENILE 16~17 y.o. BELTS

BLUE

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS) Straw weight

Fly weight

Bantam weight

Light weight

Welter weight

Middle weight

Light Heavy weight

Heavy weight

-46

-50

-55

-60

-66

-73

-81

-94

GIRLS JUVENILE 16~17 y.o. WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS)

BELTS

BLUE

Straw weight

Fly weight

Bantam weight

Light weight

Welter weight

Middle weight

-40

-44

-48

-52

-57

-63

Light Heavy weight -70

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Heavy weight -82


POINTS AWARDS AJP World Ranking Points 1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

4th place

200 160 120 100

5th to 8th

9th to 16th

17th to 32nd

Participatio n Points

80

40

20

8

AWARDS AND PRIZES Medals will be awarded for all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places of each division. Additional prize money will be awarded to the following GI divisions: Male Black Belt Adult Male Black Belt Master 1 Male Brown Belt Adult Female Brown Black Belt Adult For full details check https://ajptour.com/en/event/191

SPECIAL AWARD FOR THE BLACK BELT ADULT DIVISION.
 A GRAND SLAM trophy will be awarded for all Black Belt Adult GI Division champions.

PODIUM • • •

The players must be wearing their Kimono to receive their medals at the podium. It is not allowed to hold club t-shirts or teams’ flags on the Podium, you may only hold your country’s flag. If there are only one or two players, he/she will not receive a medal and there is no prize money, they will be moved to the next divisions. ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019


OFFICIALS AND ATHLETES SCHEDULE DATE

TIME

ACTIVITY

PLACE

Mar 1st

-

Registrations Starts

Sep 6th (Tuesday)

11:59 p.m.

Registrations Closes

Sep 6th (Tuesday)

11:59 p.m.

Final Check date (confirm if you entry info is correct)

Sep 13th (Friday)

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

PRE DATE WEIGH IN (For the divisions whose will fight on Friday)

BLUE BELT

Sep 14th (Saturday)

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ON DATE WEIGH IN (If weight not checked day before)

JUVENILES, ADULTS & MASTERS

Sep 14th (Saturday)

1:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.

COMPETITION - DAY 1

Sep 14th (Saturday)

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

PRE DATE WEIGH IN (For the divisions whose will fight on Saturday)

Sep 15th (Sunday)

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

ON DATE WEIGH IN (If weight not checked day before)

Sep 15th (Sunday)

10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

COMPETITION - DAY 2

ajptour.com

Felix Event Center, Los Angeles, US

MALE & FEMALE

PURPLE BELT, BROWN BELT & BLACK BELT ADULTS & MASTERS

Felix Event Center, Los Angeles, US

MALE & FEMALE

* Schedule by divisions will be posted at ajptour.com once the registrations are closed.

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LIABILITY The organizer of the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Los Angeles 2019, the US JIU JITSU ASSOCIATION and ABU DHABI JIU JITSU PRO will not be responsible for any physical or material damage of any competitor. The organizer of the Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Los Angeles 2019, the US JIU JITSU ASSOCIATION and ABU DHABI JIU JITSU PRO has no liability for any claims of material damage or loss, injury, illness or death arising during the participation and traveling in connection with these events.

VISA Athletes who need Visa for U.S., please consult the Consulate or Embassy of the U.S. of your country. USJJA or AJP will not provide VISA or guarantee letter.

COMPETITORS GUIDE 1

Probably one of the most important steps - arrive on time! You need to arrive 15 minutes before your weigh-in schedule to do the check in

2

You made it to the Championship Before you head for your check-in, you should have your passport or ID and your registration confirmation (to avoid problems)

3

Find the signs that will guide you to the weigh-in desk

4

Queue patiently and when you arrive at the desk, greet the check-in clerk and hand over your registration confirmation with your passport

5

After the AJP staff have checked your documents, you will receive an accreditation badge

6

After receiving your accreditation badge, you may proceed to weigh-in

7

When you reach the weigh-in scales, follow the instructions of the staff. They will help you meet the requirements

8

You have only one chance on the official scale

9

Once you are at the WARM-UP area, there will be screens to let you know your fight time. Prior to your fight, the Bracket Manager will take you to the CONCENTRATION AREA. There may or may not be a waiting time, so when you are asked to come forward, hand over your accreditation badge, have them checked and be ready to fight

10

Once you are in the Competition Area, you can wait for the referee’s instruction to enter the mats

11

Take your side, relax and enjoy the fight! ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019


12

After you finish the fight, you should wait for your next fight in the CONCENTRATION AREA or wait to be directed to the AWARDS AREA (Podium)

13

In the PODIUM, you can wear the KIMONO only. (No Jackets, shoes, Hats, Headphones, T-shirts, Marketing Products, Sunglasses or Academies Banners are permitted)

14

Once you finish your fights or receive the awards, you are required to leave the Competition Area (including warm-up, and the concentration area) You can watch the rest of the championship from the spectators seating area.

IMPORTANT INFO Make sure to have a clean GI or a no GI uniform in proper condition. Make sure to bring a picture ID to the event, the absence of ID can lead to disqualification. Make sure to check the schedule on our website at www.uaejjf.com The athletes must keep the kimono and belt always tied to the waist while in the waiting or competition area. The referee makes the final decision and will not tolerate any complaints or make changes to the decision The athletes are not allowed to jump over the fences/barricades in the competition area. Make sure to be in the warm up area at least 45 minutes prior to your bracket schedule. You should be warmed up by the time your bracket is called. Make sure to listen to the division calls on the PA system in the warmup area. At the designated time, go to the warm up area, wearing your GI and with a picture ID and Accreditation Badge. In the warm-up area, pay attention to the bracket manager calls. After the Bracket Manager calls, he will take you to the concentration area to wait your time to fight. Do NOT remain in the competition area after the end of your fight. Return to the concentration area and remain there until the Bracket Manager calls you for the next round if you won your previous match. Be respectful to the staff, officials, other athletes and coaches. In turn, they will show you the same courtesy. Be respectful to the referees, showing consideration and appreciation for the performance of his or her duties. Any disputes regarding matches are to be settled by the Referee. All ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2019


decisions made by the Referee will be final. Direct all questions to championship staff at the administration table. We will do our best to answer your questions as quickly as possible. Please be patient with questions as there are a lot of competitors at the event. As such we remain busy throughout the day. Please maintain your belonging as we cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items.

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