ADCC Finnish Open. deadline of registration is September 6th


Finnish Open 2006

Competition Invitation

Time and Place

September 16th 2006 Turku Finland

Kylpylahotell Caribian 994-hall

Kongressikatu 1


Arena: www.caribia.fiInfo:

Legal Techniques

– Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe)

with or without the use of the uniform

– Any armbar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock

– Any Leg Lock or Ankle Lock

Illegal Techniques

– No “Full Nelson” or “Crucifix”- No striking / kicking of any kind- No eye gouging or fish hooking- No grabbing the ears- No hair pulling, biting- No finger or toe holds- No thumbing- No scratching and pinching- No touching groin area- No hands, knees or elbows on face- No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing


2 – Mount position

2 – Knee on stomach

2 – Sweeps (ends Guard or Half Guard)

2 – Takedown (ends Guard or Half Guard)3 – Back mount with hooks3 – Passing the guard4 – Clean sweep (ends passed the guard)4 – Clean takedown (ends passed the guard)

Lost points

-1 – Go to your back-1 – Running away

The referee’s decision/judging can’t be overruled!

The winner will be decided according to:

If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally

If Referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels his life is in danger,

Referee will declare the winner

If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee

Ways to win



Referee’s decision

Fighting Time

6 minutes in ordinary fights (first 3 min without points)

8 minutes in the finales (first 4 min without points)

One Extra rounds are added if fights are even

Weight classes

Men -61kg, -67kg, -73kg, -79kg, -85kg, -91kg, -100kg and +100kg (=heavy weight)

Female –60kg and +60kg

Next weight classes winners get place to 2007 ADCC European Trials. January 2007 Men

-67kg to -65.9kg-79kg to -76.9kg-91kg to -87.9kg-100kg to -98.9kg+100kg to +99kg




European Trials divisions are only open to those who are a European residents. Please bring along your passport as prof of your residency.


Fighter may use tights, shorts T-shirt, rashgurd or Kimono


7 x 7 metres tatame

Mat escape, same position as the fighter were in when they crossed the mat line or referee say “stop”


Referee seminar 15th September in Turku , all interested contact: +358 44 5209 118


Every weight classes’ three best fighters get medals.

the team that gets most of the points gets the “Best Team Cup”

Points: 1st place 5 points; 2nd place 3 points; 3rd place 1 point.

Competition payment

20 €

Weight in

In competition place 10 a.m.

Information at 10.30 a.m. (rules etc.)

The Competition starts 1 p.m.


The doors open half hour before competition.

Entrance 10€.


The deadline of registration is September 6th 2006


Afterfight Party

Club Showtime. Start at.22.00.

Organized by: ADCC Finland

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