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World Cup Invitation

    Wed, 2005-04-06 21:26 — Romero Cavalcanti

    1) THE TOURNAMENT
    2) PARTICIPANTS
    3) SPONSORS
    4) ADDRESS
    5) SCHEDULE
    6) REFEREE CLINIC
    7) RULES
    8) WEIGHT CHECK and ENROLL
    9) PRIZES FOR DIVISIONS AND ABSOLUTE
    10) HOSPITALITY/HOTEL
    11) APPLICATION
    12) WAIVER

    World Cup Submission Grappling Championship

    1) THE TOURNAMENT
    The Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation is proud to present the World Cup Submission Grappling Championship
    Cash Prizes will be given to the Winners
    Will take place on Saturday, June 18th and Sunday June 19th 2005, At Oglethorpe University / Atlanta, Georgia

    2) Participants
    All academies, clubs, and competitors are invited.
    Competitors from all over the world will be competing.
    3) Sponsors

    And many more sponsors added everyday!

    4) Location:
    Oglethorpe University
    4484 Peachtree Road NE,
    Atlanta, Georgia 30319
    More info:
    Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
    586 Vintage Pointe Run
    Mableton, Ga 30126
    Phone : 770-819-4464
    Fax: 770-819-4464
    5) Schedule
    Date: June 18th & 19th 2005
    Time: tournament starts at 8:00 A.M.
    6) Referee clinic
    Referee course: Will be instructed by Master Jacare Cavalcanti, 6th.degree Black Belt, starting at 12:00 P.M, On Friday the 17th at Alliance Martial Arts Center in Sandy Springs
    Notice: Referees will be compensated. Please volunteer to be a referee so that we can ensure a fresh rotation of referees at this tournament.
    7) Rules
    The competition will follow the rules from the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
    For more information visit: www.atlantagrappling.com

    WEIGH INS
    The weigh-in system is the same that is used in Brazil for the Mundial. Before his/her first fight, the athlete will check his/her weight with the Gi. There is only one opportunity to check the weight. If the competitor does not make his/her weight, they will be immediately disqualified. Please make sure that you are in the correct weight division. You can not change division, if you do not make your designated division. No changes will be accepted in the tournament day, no refund.

    All athletes should compete and weigh-in with traditional weave fabric Gi only that is in a good condition clean, and has the proper fit and measurement. (Single, double or gold). The Gi jacket and pants must be of the same color (i.e., all blue or all white). www.cbjj.com.br
    DIVISIONS & Weight (up to 13 yrs.)
    Notice: Weight categories may be combined and/or reorganized at the tournament depending on the number of competitors registered.
    Children
    Bantam: 49.9 lbs. and below
    Fly: 50 - 59.0 lbs.
    Feather: 60 - 69.9 lbs.
    Light: 70- 79.9 lbs.
    Welter: 80 - 94.9 lbs.
    Middle: 95- 109.9 lbs.
    Cruiser: 110 - 124.9 lbs
    Heavy: 125 lbs. and over.

    Teens
    Light: 114.9 lbs. and below
    Welter: 115-129.9 lbs.
    Middle: 130-149.9 lbs.
    Cruiser: 150-169.9 lbs.
    Heavy: 170 and over.

    Male
    Weight list - Pounds
    PAY ATTENTION
    IN THIS WEIGHT LIST THE GI WEIGHT IS ALREADY ADDED, SO MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN THE CORRECT DIVISION
    Adults, Master and Senior
    Rooster 126.5 lbs and below
    Super Feather 141.0 lbs
    Feather 154.0 lbs
    Light 167.5 lbs
    Middle 181.0 lbs
    Medium Heavy 194.5 lbs
    Heavy 207.5 lbs
    Super heavy 221.0 lbs
    Super Super Heavy Over 221.0 lbs

    Female

    Super Feather 118.0 and below
    Feather 129.0 lbs
    Light 141.0 lbs
    Middle 152.0 lbs
    Medium Heavy Over 152.0 lbs.
    The organization will follow the IBJJF rules for the weight check.

    HOW TO ENROLL
    Please note that the Registration form for the World Cup Grappling Championships will be accepted with the waiver attached!
    There are two different ways to sign in. You can (1) pre-register by enrolling on-line to ensure the easiest way (2) mail in your application with a certified check or money order.
    No Personal Checks will be accepted
    A) Mail registration - regular division US$ 75.00
    B) Absolute US$ 65.00
    C) Both (Gi & NO-GI) US$ 85.00
    Fill the registration form, make the money order or payable to Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, 586 Vintage Pointe Run Mableton, Georgia 30126
    Mail registration deadline: post marked May 30th 2005.
    A) The deadline to compete is June 11th, if your application has not been received by this day you will not be allowed to compete
    B) The brackets will be finalized exactly on week prior to the event to ensure that the competition is conducted in a timely manner
    Spectator fee US$ 10.00
    9) PRIZES
    Every competitor that places 3rd. to 1st. place will receive medals.
    Their will be cash prizes awarded to the winners of the absolute divisions!

    10)Hospitality & Hotels
    Please check the Web at www.atlantagrappling.com for the official hotel sponsor.

    The Alliance Academy will offer their facility to accommodate athletes.
    Please, bring your sleeping bag!

    1) Application

    World Cup Submission Grappling Championships

    Name: ________________________________________ ______________________________

    Address:_____________________________________________________________________

    City: _______________________________ State/Province: __ Zip Code:________________

    Home Phone: ______________________________________ Date of Birth: _______________

    E-mail: _____________________________________________________ Gender:_________

    School name: ________________________________________ School State: _______

    In case of emergency please call:

    Name: _______________________________ Number: _______________________________

    Choose from the Following:

    ____Male _____Female

    Rank: ____White ____Blue ____Purple ____Brown ____Black
    _____ Children ____Adult ____Master ____Master I ____Master II ____Master III

    Select your weight division:
    THE WEIGH IN WILL BE WITH THE ATHLETE WEARING THE GI, MINUTES BEFORE THEIR FIRST FIGHT
    Children
    ___Bantam: 49.9 lbs. and below
    ____Fly: 50 - 59.0 lbs.
    ____Feather: 60 - 69.9 lbs.
    ____Light: 70- 79.9 lbs.
    ___Welter: 80 - 94.9 lbs.
    ___Middle: 95- 109.9 lbs.
    ___Cruiser: 110 - 124.9 lbs
    ___Heavy: 125 lbs. and over
    Teens
    ___Light: 114.9 lbs. and below
    ___Welter: 115-129.9 lbs.
    ___Middle: 130-149.9 lbs.
    ___Cruiser: 150-169.9 lbs.
    ___Heavy: 170 and over.
    Female

    ___Super Feather: 118.0 lbs. and below
    ___Feather: 129.0 lbs
    ___Light: 141.0 lbs
    ___Middle: 152.0lbs.
    ___Medium Heavy: +159.0 Lbs

    Adults
    ____ Rooster 126.5 lbs
    ____ Super Feather 141.0lbs
    ____ Feather 154.0 lbs
    -____ Light 167.5 lbs
    ____ Middle 181.0 lbs
    ____ Medium Heavy 194.5 lbs
    ____ Heavy 207.5 lbs
    ____ Super Heavy 221.0 lbs
    ____ Super Super Heavy Over 221.0 lbs

    ____ ABSOLUTE/Open Class Free

    12) Waiver

    World Cup Grappling Championships
    WAIVER RELEASE AND ASSUMPITION OF RISK Please read carefully. This document affects your legal rights.

    PRINT NAME AT TOP, SIGN AT BOTTOM.

    I,_______________________________________________ do hereby submit my application for participation World Cup Grappling Championship 2005 held at Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Ga 30319 I hereby assume full responsibility and liability for all damages, injuries and losses that I may sustain or incur while participating in or watching the tournament.

    I realize that serious injury is commonplace in martial arts tournaments such as the one I am hereby entering; and that even death is a very real possibility. I also realize that if I am injured, I might be disfigured, disabled and/or rendered unable to work again. I realize that regardless of how this consequences might occur - whether it be the result of an opponent`s actions, the action or inaction of a referee, the condition of the mats used, the conduct of a non-participant or some other reason - By entering into this agreement I accept the risk of entering and being present at the tournament and give up and waive all claims I or anyone acting on my behalf or through me might have against the Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, the promoters, operators, sponsors, officials, participants, non-participants, or Oglethorpe University and their agents, employees and representatives for any injury regardless of its nature, effect or affect on me as a result of my participation and/or presence at the tournament.

    I authorize, and agree to hold harmless, whatever medical personnel that may be present at the tournament to take any action necessary, should I become injured.
    I further understand that tickets will be sold to spectators to watch the tournament; that news media and others might cover the tournament and that it may also be videotaped or otherwise shown to audiences around the world. I hereby consent to having my likeness shown, publicized, commented and/or reported on; and I do not expect to, and in fact waive any compensation I might otherwise be entitled to as a result thereof.
    I represent that I am in good health; that I am not presently, nor will I participate while under the influence of any drug or medication; that no one affiliated with this tournament has encouraged me to enter or made any representations regarding my fitness or ability to participate; that I have read and understood every provision of this release; and that I am legally competent to and freely enter into this waiver, release and assumption of risk agreement.

    ___________________________ ____________________
    SIGNATURE DATE

    I, __________________________, hereby certify that I am Parent or legal guardian of the above named minor; that I have read and understood every provision of this release; and that I am legally competent to and freely enter into this waiver, release and assumption of risk agreement on behalf of the minor and myself.

    _________________________________________ ____________________
    SIGNATURE OF PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN DATE

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