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NIJMEGEN OPEN BJJ 2024

June 01, 2024

We would like to welcome everybody back again to the fourth edition of the Nijmegen Open BJJ in the oldest City of The Netherlands, Nijmegen.
On this fifth edition there will be an opportunity for everyone to try out their skills during the competition. All competitors will be guaranteed to fight at least 2 fights. This event will be contested under IBJJF standards.

This edition of the Nijmegen Open BJJ will also be a part of the BJJ Federatie Nederland. This means that all Dutch citizens can score ranking points for the season of 2024. See the website of the BJJFNL for more information.

2 FIGHTS GUARANTEED

On this fourth edition there will be an opportunity for everyone to try out their skills during the competition. All competitors will be guaranteed to have at least 2 fights.

During this tournament we will have at 7 competition areas and a warming up area.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF COMPTITORS

This year we will have a maximum of:

250 adult & masters competitors; and
150 kids competitors
REGISTRATION DEADLINES

Early registrations:

02-01-2024 – 04-02-2024 23:59 Costs: € 45-

Normal registrations:

05-02-2024 – 07-04-2024 23:59 Costs: € 50,-

Late registrations:

08-04-2024 – 19-05-2024 23:59 Costs: € 55,-

Kids registrations:

02-01-2024 – 19-05-2024 23:59 Costs: € 25,-

Black belts: Costs: FREE

REFUND

When your registration has peen paid it will not be able to get your fee back, everything will be used to bring the other competitors the best service as possible.

WEIGH-IN

All competitors have to weigh-in before 12.00 a.m and at least 1 hour before your bracket starts.

Pay attention to your starting time, the times are dynamic and will change during the day. Check this link on how to keep an eye on your bracket dynamic time.

Weigh-in must be done in full gi with belt.

Men are not allowed to wear rashguard underneath their gi, ladies are allowed to wear spats and a rashguard. There will be a zero tolerance at the weigh-in. If you don’t make weight, you will be disqualified and you lose your match on ‘DQ’. All the ‘+’ competitors also have to show up at the weigh-in for their attendence check, if you don’t show up you’ll lose for fight with a ‘No-show’.

Please note that you can change divisions (belt or weight) until 26-05-2024 23:59. You can do this in your own account. Check this link on how to do it yourself.

DIVISIONS

Kids will compete in a round-robin system with a maximum of 4 fights, so it might happen that the kids don’t compete against all the kids in their bracket. In case of a tie, the round-roubin tie-breaker will conclude the ranking.

Adults & Masters will compete

In a round-robin – up to 5 competitors
In a round-robin with elimination round –  up to 10 competitors
Double K.O. bracket – more then 10 competitors
The Absolutes will be a single knock-out system

The Absolutes will be a single knock-out system.

We’ve divided the masters into two masters divisions, Masters 1 (30-40) & Masters 2 (40+).

White belts will be divided in two divisions, White belt beginners (0 – 6 months experience) and White belt advanced (more then 6 months experience).

All competitors with more then two years experience in a similar martial art (read article 5.3 in the IBJJF rule book.)

Kids:

Belt: White, Grey, Yellow, Orange & Green

Age: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12 & 13-15

Weightclass: -20 kg, -24 kg, -27 kg, -30 kg, -34 kg, -38 kg, -42 kg, -46 kg, -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg, -65 kg, -70kg, -75 kg & +75 kg

Boys & girls will compete together in 4-5 & 6-7 years old, 8-9, 10-12 & 13-15 boys & girls compete seperate, unless there aren’t enough opponents, then if it will be discussed how their registrations will be merged.

Note: if there are to few competitors in a division (belt or weight) the organization will move the competitor up to the next available higher division (weight divisions will be merged with the division below).

Men:

Age: 16+ (adults), 30+ (masters 1) & 40+ (masters 2)

Weight class: -57,5 kg, -64 kg, -70 kg, -76 kg, -82,3 kg, -88,3 kg, -94,3 kg, -100,5 kg & +100,5 kg

Female:

Age: 16+ (adults), 30+ (masters 1) & 40+ (masters 2)

Weight class: -48,5 kg, -53,5 kg, -58,5 kg, -64 kg, -69 kg, -74 kg, -79,3 kg & +79,3 kg

Note: if there are to few competitors in a division (belt or weight) the organization will move the competitor up to the next available higher division (weight divisions will be merged with the division below).

ABSOLUTES

All medal winners from the blue belts and up can register to compete in the Absolutes brackets directly after their medal ceremony. The Absolute brackets will be started after the final fight of a belt level has been finished and will be merged into the the fight order.

Note: Only for blue belts and up and adults & masters. Blue belt have separate Absolute brackets.

BEST ACADEMY TROPHY

Make sure you stay untill the end of the kids division, after the last kids medal ceremony we will hand out trophies to the top 3 best academies in the kids division.

After the final adult medal ceremony there will also be trophies for the top 3 academies for the adults (absolute results are excluded).

MATCH DURATION

Kids:

2 minutes – Kids: 4-5

3 minutes – Kids 6-12

4 minutes – Kids 13-15

Adults:

5 minutes – White belts

6 minutes – Blue belts

7 minutes – Purple belts

8 minutes – Elite belts (brown & black)

Masters 1:

5 minutes – White belts

5 minutes – Blue belts

6 minutes – Purple belts

7 minutes – Elite belts (brown & black)

Masters 2:

5 minute – All belts

Note: if there are combined brackets with different belt levels, the match duration of the lowest belt level will be applied.

GETTING READY

Be at the warm-up area 3 fights before your match starts, pay attention to the live bracket schedule on Smoothcomp. The brackets will be visible at the weigh-in, but also on the screen your mobile phone at the Smoothcomp website. Keep in mind that it is your own responsibility to be on time. When your name has been called three times and you are not present at your mat you will be disqualified.

COACHING

The competitors are allowed to have 1 coach with them at the competition area. There will be a chair on each side of the scoreboard table, one for each coach. Coaches will have to show their coach wristband to gain acces to the competition area.

1 coaches per team for 1-2 competitors
3 coaches per team for 3-4 competitors
5 coaches per team for 5-6 competitors
7 coaches per team for 6+ competitors
RULES

This event will be contested under IBJJF standards. You can find the rules on www.ibjjf.com/rules/

Note: In all situations that recall a belt difference, the lower belt rules will be applied.

SUPPORTERS

All supporters will have to buy a spectator ticket at the door for 5,00 euro. Supporters are not allowed to enter competition area.

There will be enough free parking spaces near the venue. So support your teammates and help them getting ready before and after their fights.

LOCATION INFORMATION

Location name: Sporthal ‘De Triangel’

Street name: Griftdijk Noord 9 b

Zip code: 6663 AA

City: Nijmegen – LENT

SCHEDULE

08:00 Doors open

08:00 Start weigh-in

09:00 Kick-off first matches

12:00 Finish weigh-in

18:00 Competition end

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Date:
June 1, 2024
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Website:
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Venue

Sporthal de Triangel
Griftdijk Noord 9a
Lent, 6663 AA Netherlands
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