World Cup Invitation


World Cup Submission Grappling Championship

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

2) ParticipantsAll 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 University4484 Peachtree Road NE,Atlanta, Georgia 30319More info:Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation586 Vintage Pointe Run Mableton, Ga 30126Phone : 770-819-4464Fax: 770-819-44645) ScheduleDate: June 18th & 19th 2005Time: tournament starts at 8:00 A.M.6) Referee clinicReferee course: Will be instructed by Master Jacare Cavalcanti, Black Belt, starting at 12:00 P.M, On Friday the 17th at Alliance Martial Arts Center in Sandy SpringsNotice: Referees will be compensated. Please volunteer to be a referee so that we can ensure a fresh rotation of referees at this tournament. 7) RulesThe competition will follow the rules from the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.For more information visit: WEIGH INSThe 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). & Weight (up to 13 yrs.)Notice: Weight categories may be combined and/or reorganized at the tournament depending on the number of competitors registered. ChildrenBantam: 49.9 lbs. and belowFly: 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 lbsHeavy: 125 lbs. and over.

TeensLight: 114.9 lbs. and belowWelter: 115-129.9 lbs.Middle: 130-149.9 lbs.Cruiser: 150-169.9 lbs.Heavy: 170 and over.

MaleWeight list – PoundsPAY ATTENTIONIN THIS WEIGHT LIST THE GI WEIGHT IS ALREADY ADDED, SO MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN THE CORRECT DIVISION Adults, Master and SeniorRooster 126.5 lbs and belowSuper Feather 141.0 lbsFeather 154.0 lbsLight 167.5 lbsMiddle 181.0 lbsMedium Heavy 194.5 lbsHeavy 207.5 lbsSuper heavy 221.0 lbsSuper Super Heavy Over 221.0 lbs


Super Feather 118.0 and belowFeather 129.0 lbsLight 141.0 lbsMiddle 152.0 lbsMedium Heavy Over 152.0 lbs.The organization will follow the IBJJF rules for the weight check.

HOW TO ENROLLPlease 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$ 75.00B) Absolute US$ 65.00C) Both (Gi & NO-GI) US$ 85.00Fill the registration form, make the money order or payable to Georgia Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, 586 Vintage Pointe Run Mableton, Georgia 30126Mail 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 mannerSpectator fee US$ 10.009) PRIZESEvery 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 & HotelsPlease check the Web at 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: ________________________________________ ______________________________


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 FIGHTChildren___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 overTeens___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 ChampionshipsWAIVER RELEASE AND ASSUMPITION OF RISK Please read carefully. This document affects your legal rights.


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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