📅 Sunday, March 3rd
LAST DAY TO MAKE REGISTRATION CHANGES
If you need to make any changes to the weight division, it's super easy!
To make the change, go to:
📅 Monday, March 4th
FINAL COMPETITOR CHECK LIST
📅 Wednesday, March 6th
PRELIMINARY BRACKETS PUBLISHED (7:00 PM)
📅 Friday, March 8th
FINAL BRACKETS PUBLISHED (9:00 PM)
📅 Saturday, March 9th:
⏰ Doors Open: 8:00 AM
⏰ Matches Start: 9:00 AM
We use Smoothcomp for all our tournaments. It is an amazing system!
If you already have a Smoothcomp account, we suggest you check to make sure all your information is entered into the system such as birth date, e-mail address, and mobile phone number.
Having a Smoothcomp account makes it very easy for you to stay updated with all the information needed on the day of the tournament such as brackets, schedule, and upcoming matches.
On the top of this page, you will see a link that will lead you directly to the brackets.
Once you go to the BRACKETS, you will see a top menu that has the following three items:
INFO - PARTICIPANTS - MATCHES
Click on the "Matches" so you can apply the filter and search for competitor name.
Apply the filter by typing the competitor's name. Scroll down and click SEARCH.
This will filter everything and only show the matches for the specific competitor.
We suggest typing the LAST NAME since there might be many kids with the same first name. For even better results, you can type in the competitor's FULL NAME.
Once the filter is applied, you will see:
GATE & MATCH START TIME
Done! That is the info you need! That simple!
We keep our brackets moving at a very fast pace! So, competitors must be ready at least 2 hours before that scheduled time!
See you on the mat!
Please ensure competitors is registered for the correct weight class. If you need to make any changes to the weight division, don't worry... it's super easy!
To make the change, go to:
✅ YOUR CHILD MUST BE WEIGHED IN AT LEAST 2 HOURS BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED BRACKET START TIME!
If your child misses weight, it affects our brackets and risks delaying the scheduled divisions. In case of missing weight, our staff will attempt to find a new bracket. However, we can't guarantee it will happen. Please don't miss weight!
Missing weight leaves kids who showed up to the tournament ready and excited to compete, without any opponents and a many other things affecting other competitors and their families. The first battle sometimes is with the scale. Make sure the competitor wins!!
✅ WEIGH-IN CAN BE WITH OR WITHOUT WEARING A GI
✅ ON TOURNAMENT DAY, WEIGH-IN STARTS AT 8:00 AM
Every competitor will receive 1 (ONE) FREE GENERAL ADMISSION spectator ticket when they check-in on tournament day. Additional tickets are available for purchase online.
Kids under 10 enter for FREE!
Parents can also upgrade their free general admission ticket to a VIP ticket for only $40 on tournament day. This will require you give back your free general admission ticket.
To buy additional tickets go to: https://bravebjj.net/tickets
🎫 GENERAL ADMISSION:
Pre-Purchase Online: $10
Tournament Day @ Door: $15
👑 VIP EXPERIENCE (Mat-Side Seats)
Pre-Purchase Online: $40
Tournament Day @ Door: $50
🚫 At Door = No Cards Accepted 💳
💵 Cash, Zelle or 💲 Venmo Only
Brave Jiu-Jitsu and the International Brave Jiu-Jitsu Family Federation (IBJJFF) closely adhere to the standards of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) with a few exceptions to accommodate our tournament model.
✅ No Advantages & No Penalties (IBJJF Point Scoring Rules)
𝟮 𝗣𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝘀: 𝑆𝑤𝑒𝑒𝑝, 𝑇𝑎𝑘𝑒𝑑𝑜𝑤𝑛, 𝐾𝑛𝑒𝑒 𝑂𝑛 𝐵𝑒𝑙𝑙𝑦
𝟯 𝗣𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝘀: 𝐺𝑢𝑎𝑟𝑑 𝑃𝑎𝑠𝑠
𝟰 𝗣𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝘀: 𝑀𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡, 𝐵𝑎𝑐𝑘 𝑀𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡, 𝐵𝑎𝑐𝑘 𝐶𝑜𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑜𝑙 (𝐻𝑜𝑜𝑘𝑠 𝐼𝑛)
BRAVE DOES NOT USE THE "ADVANTAGE" SCORING SYSTEM
To score points, competitors must complete the proper technique, demonstrate control and dominance, and be free from any submission holds.
✅ 2 Overtimes
𝗢𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗥𝘂𝗹𝗲: 2 𝑇𝑜𝑡𝑎𝑙 𝑂𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒𝑠
𝗜𝗻 𝗰𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗮 𝘁𝗶𝗲 𝗱𝘂𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝗿 𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲.
"First Point Wins" Overtime ---> "Golden Score"
𝗠𝗮𝘅𝗶𝗺𝘂𝗺 𝗼𝗳 𝟮 (𝘁𝘄𝗼) 𝘅 𝟮 (𝘁𝘄𝗼) 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝘂𝘁𝗲 - 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗣𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝗢𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲.
- 1𝑠𝑡 𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑜𝑛𝑒 (1) 𝑚𝑎𝑖𝑛 𝑟𝑒𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑒 𝑜𝑛𝑙𝑦.
- 2𝑛𝑑 𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑒𝑒 (3) 𝑟𝑒𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑠 𝑡𝑜 𝑠𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑒 2𝑛𝑑 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝗟𝗔𝗦𝗧 𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗥𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘.
We strongly encourage parents and coaches to ensure they understand the IBJJF rules. Make sure competitor knows what are all the legal and illegal moves!
👇🏽 IBJJF Rule Book (v5.2) 👇🏽
✅ 2 Matches Guaranteed - Yes, every competitor will fight at least 2 matches!
These are the type of brackets we use for our tournaments:
➡️ Best 2 of 3, when 𝟮 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗣𝗘𝗧𝗜𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗦 are in a bracket.
➡️ Round-Robin, when 𝟯 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗣𝗘𝗧𝗜𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗦 are in a bracket.
Tiebreaker 1: Number of Wins by Submission
Tiebreaker 2: Shortest Total Fight Time
Tiebreaker 3: Sum of All Match Points
➡️ Double Elimination with Bronze Match
When 𝟰 𝗼𝗿 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗣𝗘𝗧𝗜𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗦 are in a bracket.
UNLESS A REFUND INSURANCE IS PURCHASED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION, ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
If you purchased the REFUND INSURANCE and there is no appropriate match for your division, you will receive a FULL MONEY BACK REFUND.
If you DID NOT purchase the REFUND INSURANCE and there is no appropriate match for your division, you will receive a REGISTRATION CREDIT for the next tournament.
The REFUND INSURANCE is optional.
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