BJJ Rules - Youth Tournament Week
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu divisions are designed to give the kids a chance to apply their knowledge of BJJ in a friendly competition setting whilst reducing risk of injury. There are no striking techniques permitted in this division. Matches start standing and will continue until either the time limit or a submission occurs.
BJJ Gi: Full BJJ Gi / Kimono must be worn.
BJJ Nogi: Approved Grappling Rashguard & Shorts must be worn. No zips or buckles.
Mouthguard is also recommended for both divisions.
- Youth 3x Minutes
- Teens 5x Minutes
Positions must be maintained for 5 seconds to be awarded the points. If the match runs to time, the athlete with the highest score wins.
- Mount & Back Control 4 Points
- Knee Ride 2 Points
- Takedown 2 Points
- Guard Pass 3 Points
- Sweep 2 Points
For the more advanced Youth, and the Teens divisions, submissions will also be allowed and will end the match..
Youth Restricted Submissions:
- Leg Locks
Teens Restricted Submissions:
- Rotational Leg Locks