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EVENT DETAILS

ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2018
 Date: September 22, 2018 • Open to ALL NATIONALITIES • ALL Belts • Juveniles, Adults & Masters 1, 2, 3 & 4 • GI • UAEJJF World Ranking and Massive Cash Prize. 


ORGANIZER

UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federa?on (UAEJJF) Address: Al Khaleej Al Arabi St, Capital Tower, 17th Floor PO BOX 110004, Abu Dhabi, UAE website: www.uaejjf.org email: registra\ons@uaejjf.org


COMPETITION PLACE

Los Angeles Conven?on Center - Hall A 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90015, United States General Admission: FREE

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CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION FEE

You can register through the website of UAEJJF www.uaejjf.org
 Deadline: September 18th, 2018. Check date: September 18th, 2018. (no changes will be accepted acer this date). Prices: • Un\l August 17th: USD $40 (Juveniles) / USD $85 (Adults). • From August 18th to September 18th: $50 (Juveniles) / $95 (Adults).

HOTELS

Here are some hotels close to the venue. Category A: The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015 www.ritzcarlton.com +1 213-743-8800 JW MarrioO Los Angeles L.A. Live 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, United States www.marrioi.com +1 213-765-8600 Category B: Ramada Los Angeles Downtown West 1901 West Olympic Boulevard, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90006, USA Hotel Solaire Los Angeles 1710 West 7th Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA The Standard Downtown LA 550 South Flower at 6th Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown 120 South Los Angeles Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA Category C: S?llwell Hotel 838 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90017 United States 866-229-1260 Stay on Main 640 South Main Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA Casa Bella Inn 1212 South Alvarado Street, Downtown Los Angeles,CA 90006, USA ABU DHABI GRAND SLAM JIU-JITSU WORLD TOUR - LOS ANGELES 2018


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TRANSPORTATION

Compe\tors and visitors to Los Angeles Conven\on Center may hire shuile vans (such as LAX FlyAway Bus, SuperShuile, Whip Rides Transporta\on), Oakmont Execu\ve Transporta\on, etc.), rental cars, or taxis from local airports for a fee. 
 For more informa\on, consult a transporta\on representa\ve at your arrival airport.

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 iden\fica\on process is below: Passport or valid ID Verifica3on Acer finishing the CHECK IN, the fighters can proceed to the weight in. The accredita\on badge must always be worn when roaming the venue.


WEIGH-IN

• Weigh in will be held with the Kimono. • Athletes may only weigh in and fight if they are carrying a photo ID otherwise the athlete will be disqualified. • If you don’t come to the weigh-in (to check weight) you will be automa\cally disqualified. • The schedule of the weigh in will be announced on the UAEJJF website.
 For your convenience, you have two op?ons to weigh-in ?mes:
 PRE DATE WEIGH IN (one day before) Date: September 21st, 2018.
 Place: La Conven\on Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, United States Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 


ON DATE EARLY WEIGH IN (compe??on day) Date: September 22nd, 2018 Place: LA Conven\on Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, United States Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

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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 figh\ng area on the first floor. 


Code of behavior of Coaches will be strictly observed.


RULES

UAEJJF rules will be used in this event. Please check for rule details at the UAEJJF website: hips://events.uaejjf.org/en/regula\ons/jiu-jitsu-compe\\on-rules

RULES MEETING

There will be a rule mee\ng held by the Official Head Referee from UAEJJF. Coaches and compe\tors are welcome to par\cipate. Date and Time: To be confirmed Place: LA Conven\on Center - Hall A, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA, USA

DIVISIONS
 Ages Groups

Division

Age

Birth Year

JUVENILE

16 ~ 17

2001 ~ 2002

ADULT

18 ~ 29

1989 ~ 2000

MASTER 1

30 ~ 35

1983 ~ 1988

MASTER 2

36 ~ 40

1978 ~ 1982

MASTER 3

41 ~ 45

1973 ~ 1977

MASTER 4

46 ~

~ 1972

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Belt Categories

DURATION OF CONTESTS 


Juveniles

Dura?on

White / Blue

Four (4) minutes

Masters 1, 2 ,3, 4

Dura?on

White / Blue / Purple / Brown / Black

Five (5) minutes

Adults

Dura?on

White / Blue

Five (5) minutes

Purple / Brown / Black

Six (6) minutes

Note: Any contestant is en\tled to rest the same \me as one fight of his category only. In the finals, you will have two fight \mes to rest.

WEIGHT CLASSES MALE - ADULT / MASTER 1 / MASTER 2 / MASTER 3 / MASTER 4 BELTS

WHITE*

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS) Fly weight -56

Bantam weight -62

Light weight -69

Welter weight -77

Middle weight -85

Light Heavy weight -94

Heavy weight -110

BLUE PURPLE

-56 -56

-62 -62

-69 -69

-77 -77

-85 -85

-94 -94

-110 -110

BROWN BLACK

-56 -56

-62 -62

-69 -69

-77 -77

-85 -85

-94 -94

-110 -110

* Except MALE MASTER 3 & 4 White Belts divisions will not have * Except FEMALE MASTER 1 White Belts divisions will not have.

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FEMALE - ADULT / MASTER 1 BELTS

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS) Fly weight

WHITE*

Bantam weight

Light weight

Middle weight

Heavy weight

BLUE

-49 -49

-55 -55

-62 -62

-70 -70

-90 -90

PURPLE BROWN ~ BLACK

-49 -49

-55 -55

-62 -62

-70 -70

-90 -90

GIRLS JUVENILE 16~17 y.o. BELTS

WEIGHT DIVISIONS (KGS)

WHITE BLUE

Straw weight

Fly weight

Bantam weight

Light weight

Welter weight

Middle weight

Light Heavy weight

Heavy weight

-46 -46

-50 -50

-55 -55

-60 -60

-66 -66

-73 -73

-81 -81

-94 -94

Fly weight -44 -44

Bantam weight -48 -48

Light Heavy weight -70 -70

Heavy weight -82 -82

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

BELTS Straw weight -40 -40

WHITE BLUE

Light weight -52 -52

Welter weight -57 -57

Middle weight -63 -63

POINTS AWARDS UAEJJF World Ranking Points 1st Place

2nd Place

200 320

3rd Place

4th place

240 200

5th to 8th

9th to 16th

17th to 32nd

Par?cipa?on Points

16

80

40

16

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Medals will be awarded for all 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places of each division. Addi\onal prize money will be awarded to the following GI divisions: SPECIAL AWARD FOR THE BLACK BELT ADULT DIVISION.
 A GRAND SLAM trophy will be awarded for all Black Belt Adult GI Division champions.

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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.

OFFICIALS AND ATHLETES SCHEDULE

DATE

TIME

ACTIVITY

PLACE

May 27th

-

Registrations Starts

Sep 18th (Tuesday)

23:59

Registrations Closes

Sep 18th (Tuesday)

23:59

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

Sep 21st (Friday)

17:00 to 19:00

PRE DATE WEIGH IN (one day before)

Los Angeles Convention Center Hall A

Sep 22nd (Saturday)

8:30 to 9:30

ON DATE WEIGH IN (compe??on day)

Los Angeles Convention Center Hall A

Sep 23rd (Saturday)

10:30 to 19:00

COMPETITION DAY

Los Angeles Convention Center Hall A

https:// events.uaejjf.org/en/ event/120

* Schedule by divisions will be posted at www.uaejjf.org once the registra\ons are closed.

LIABILITY

The organizer of the Grand Slam Los Angeles 2018, the US JIU JITSU ASSOCIATION and UAE JIU JITSU FEDERATION will not be responsible for any physical or material damage of any compe\tor. 
 The organizer of the Grand Slam Los. Angeles 2018, the the US JIU JITSU ASSOCIATION and UAE JIU JITSU FEDERATION has no liability for any claims of material damage or loss, injury, illness or death arising during the par\cipa\on and traveling in connec\on with these events.

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VISA

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

COMPETITORS GUIDE 1

Probably one of the most important steps - arrive on ?me! 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 registra\on confirma\on (to avoid problems)

3

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

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Queue pa?ently and when you arrive at the desk, greet the check-in clerk and hand over your registra?on confirma?on with your passport

5

Aher the UAEJJF staff have checked your documents, you will receive an accredita?on badge

6

Aher receiving your accredita?on badge, you may proceed to weigh-in

7

When you reach the weigh-in scales, follow the instruc?ons 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 ?me. Prior to your fight, the Bracket Manager will take you to the CONCENTRATION AREA. There may or may not be a wai\ng \me, so when you are asked to come forward, hand over your accredita\on badge, have them checked and be ready to fight

10

Once you are in the Compe??on Area, you can wait for the referee’s instruc?on to enter the mats

11

Take your side, relax and enjoy the fight!

12

Aher 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, Marke?ng Products, Sunglasses or Academies Banners are permiOed)

14

Once you finish your fights or receive the awards, you are required to leave the Compe??on Area (including warm-up, and the concentra?on area) You can watch the rest of the championship from the spectators sea\ng area.

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24. IMPORTANT INFO Make sure to have a clean GI or a no GI uniform in proper condi\on. Make sure to bring a picture ID to the event, the absence of ID can lead to disqualifica\on. Make sure to check the schedule on our website at www.uaejjf.com The athletes must keep the kimono and belt always \ed to the waist while in the wai\ng or compe\\on 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 compe\\on 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 \me your bracket is called. Make sure to listen to the division calls on the PA system in the warm-up area. At the designated \me, go to the warm up area, wearing your GI and with a picture ID and Accredita\on Badge. In the warm-up area, pay aien\on to the bracket manager calls. Acer the Bracket Manager calls, he will take you to the concentra\on area to wait your \me to fight. Do NOT remain in the compe\\on area acer the end of your fight. Return to the concentra\on area and remain there un\l the Bracket Manager calls you for the next round if you won your previous match. Be respecuul to the staff, officials, other athletes and coaches. In turn, they will show you the same courtesy. Be respecuul to the referees, showing considera\on and apprecia\on for the performance of his or her du\es. Any disputes regarding matches are to be seiled by the Referee. All decisions made by the Referee will be final. Direct all ques\ons to championship staff at the administra\on table. We will do our best to answer your ques\ons as quickly as possible. Please be pa\ent with ques\ons as there are a lot of compe\tors 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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LOS ANGELES SIGHTSEEING

Hollywood Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

Hollywood Sign The Hollywood Sign is a landmark and an American cultural icon located in Los Angeles, California. It is situated on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountains. The sign overlooks Hollywood, Los Angeles.

TCL Chinese Theatre TCL Chinese Theatre is a cinema palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, United States. Santa Monica Pier and Beach The Santa Monica Pier is a large double-jointed pier located at the foot of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica, California and is a prominent, 100-year-old landmark. Rodeo Drive Rodeo Drive offers the most impressive shopping in Los Angeles. With more than 100 world-renowned stores and hotels comprising its three magnificent blocks, it is easy to become lost in the street's splendor.

WELCOME TO LA !!

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