Posted On:10/15/2007 12:18pm
Here is a good place to get some fight experience before jumping in the cage. You will get 2 to 5 matches. Each match lasts 3 to 5 minutes depending on your skill level and age. Rules allow body strikes, takedowns and submissions. Strikes to the face, slamming, heel hooks and neck cranks are not allowed. All matches are carefully supervised by two trained referee's.
All divsions have stagered start times so YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO WAIT ALL DAY TO GET YOUR MATCHES IN.
TAKE A LOOK: (short Highlight Reel)
The 2nd Annual Full Bred Pankration Championships are scheduled for SUNDAY NOV. 4, 2007, at Santa Ana High School in Orange County, California.
All Schools and styles are invited to this double elimination Amateur Tournament that allows body strikes, takedowns and submissions.
Check http://www.fightleague.org/2007FullB...pionships.html for more information............
Santa Ana High School (Gymnasium)
520 W. Walnut
Santa Ana, California 92701
- Schedule of Events:
Saturday Nov. 3
6 PM - 8 PM - All Competitors - Registration and Weigh in
Sunday Nov 4
7 AM - 9 AM - All Competitors - Late Registration and Weigh in
(No late registrations or weigh ins will be excepted after 9 AM, Please be on time!!)
10 AM - Referee Clinic
10:30 AM - Rules Demo - A representative of each team/ athlete must attend.
- Start of Competition:
11:00 AM - Adult Female: One Skill Level (14 yrs and older)
11:00 AM - Youth Divisions: (All youth divisions are subject to modifications)
Novice - 8 & under - 1 skill level (8 year olds may be placed in Rookie depending on competition)
Rookie - 8-10 yrs - 1 skill level
Cadet - 11-13 yrs - 1 skill level
Junior - 14-17 yrs (Male Only) Beginner & Advanced
1:30 PM - Adult Men Beginner
4:00 PM - Men's Intermediate
6:00 PM - Men's Advanced
- Mandatory Equipment:
All Athletes must compete with MMA Style Gloves, a mouthpiece and Cup (Males)
MMA Style gloves will be provided to athletes without their own.
Other protective gear is optional: Elbow pads, Knee pads, Shin/ Shin & Instep guards, Wrestling Head Gear, Wrestling/ Martial Arts Shoes.
MMA Fight Shorts with Rash guard is the recommended uniform.
Athletes may also compete in Traditional Martial Arts attire, shorts or sweats without open pockets or metal, Tight fitting T-Shirt or Wrestling singlet.
Individual Medals for 1st though 4th place finalists in all divisions.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place Team Awards for Advanced Men's Teams.
1st and 2nd place Team Awards for Advanced Junior Teams.
- Entry Fee:
$50 - pre-registered
$60 - after Nov 2nd or at the door
*$5 Discount with team of 8
*$10 discount with team of 20
* All Entry forms must be submitted together for team discount.
Coaches get in free with roster of 5 competitors
More Information at: http://www.fightleague.org/2007FullB...pionships.html
Posted On:10/15/2007 12:30pm
Damn I wish was closer to where all this is going down....
Posted On:10/15/2007 1:16pm
Woah...this is literally down the street from me.
Hell, the least I can do is show up and watch. These SoCal Pankration tournies almost always have quality competitors, and the ruleset allows the grappling to remain technical.
Posted On:10/15/2007 1:29pm
Here is another Highlight video:
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Posted On:10/15/2007 1:33pm
Do y'all ever hold events outside of California?
Posted On:10/15/2007 3:43pm
Style: Kali/Jun Fan/CSW
Yeah, like in Belgium...
Posted On:10/15/2007 3:48pm
[QUOTE=Vince Tortelli]Do y'all ever hold events outside of California?[/QUOTE
We are working on Virginia.
Posted On:10/15/2007 3:56pm
Originally Posted by Vince Tortelli
Do y'all ever hold events outside of California?[/QUOTE
We are working on Virginia.
Sweet. Virginia is a little closer to my neck of the woods than Cali. Is there a website or something where we can check for upcoming Pankration events, event results, etc?
Posted On:10/15/2007 4:21pm
Posted On:10/17/2007 4:51pm
Style: Judo, Muay Thai, MMA
If only california wasn't a day and a half drive away :(
that would be sooo much fun!
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