This tournament is designed to introduce FILA’s International Style of Grappling to the Jiu Jitsu and Grappling Community. Since this is not a USAW event, membership cards are not necessary to compete.

We made this event as convenient as possible to maximize exposure.

To compete:
• Show up two hours prior to your division start time, pay your $40 registration fee ($30 for youth divisions and Military Personnel) and weigh in.
• Weight classes will be blocked into 8 “man” double elimination brackets based on registrations. This eliminates the need for cutting weight.
• Each age group has a scheduled start time so your down time will be minimized.

We have modified FILA’s International Rules slightly (based on feedback) and will report our findings to their rules committee. We also ask for your feedback as participating athletes and coaches? The folks at FILA are working hard to find the fairest set of rules to satisfy both the wrestler and pure Jiujitsu stylist.

To further facilitate advanced level participation we have created special Advanced Level Single Elimination fixed weight Tournament with up to a $300 cash award at 150lbs, 170lbs, 185lbs, 205lbs and Heavyweight. This special tournament will occur just prior to the regular event to encourage coach’s participation.

Please visit our Web site for additional information: www.fightleague.org/2010_Grappling.html