The 2018 AZ Novice Cup will take place on August 11th the Phoenix College located at 1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition will offer Juveniles, Adult (Male and Female), and Masters Divisions for white belts only!
Registration Fee before FRIDAY 07/20/2018
Adults (16 and up) – $78
Registration Fee from SATURDAY 07/21/2018 to FRIDAY 08/03/2018
Adults (16 and up) – $88
All registrations must be received by Friday, August 3rd by 11:59 pm.
SPECTATOR FEES: Saturday $10
Attention parents, your child’s registration does not include the spectator fee
- Early Registration Deadline: FRIDAY 07/20/2018 at 11:59 pm local time (Arizona)
- Athlete Registration Deadline: FRIDAY 08/03/2018 at 11:59 pm local time (Arizona)
- Competitor List Release: SATURDAY 08/04/2018
- Athlete Correction Deadline: MONDAY 08/06/2018 at 9:00 pm local time (Arizona)
- Schedule Release: THURSDAY 08/09/2018
- Brackets Release: FRIDAY 08/10/2018
- Tournament: SATURDAY 08/11/2018
- Tournament Starts at 10AM!
*Competitors must provide valid IBJJF Black Belt ID Card in order to sign up. Please contact email@example.com for more info. Before each match, Black Belts will be asked to show their valid IBJJF Card to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand. Any false information provided during registration such as, but not limited to, DOB, may lead to immediate disqualification.”
If you have any questions on this tournament please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call toll free 855-490-8880.
If you are alone on your bracket you can contact email@example.com till Monday August 5th at 9pm (AZ) and request a change on your registration. GD Events does not guarantee that the division you want to be moved to will have another competitor at the day of the event.
Don’t forget to mark down the options:
- Willing to move down age group (Masters only)
- Willing to move up weight (Available to all competitors)
Adults Division – The tournament is single elimination. Medals will be awarded to the 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place of each division. Athletes will not compete for the third place. Two bronze medals will be given.
The top 5 schools in the Adult division will receive team trophies.
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 divisions, if you do not make your designated division. No changes will be accepted in the tournament day, no refund.
Athletes will receive a complimentary event t-shirt which they should pick up at the event. All shirts must be picked up at the event’s shirt booth. GD Events is not responsible for shipping forgotten t-shirts.
Athletes who place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their division will receive a medal at the event. All competitors must wear the gi on the podium. All the medals must be picked up at the event’s podium. GD Events is not responsible for shipping medals.
Each team can only have two athletes in the same division bracket (of age/weight/belt). If your team has more than 2 athletes in the same division, the professor needs to email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to professor’s correction deadline in order to create different teams for the same academy. This rule does not prevent you from registering for the event.
GD Events reserves the right to close registration when we reach full capacity, or on the day of the appointed event registration deadline, whichever comes first.
Before each fight, athletes will be asked to show their valid form of photo identification (ID) to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand
It is the responsibility of the athlete to be knowledgeable of the rules and guidelines pertaining to the sport (as outlined in the IBJJF Rules Book).
This tournament is organized by the GD Events in partnership with the Arizona State Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
August 11th, 2018
- 8:30pm – Doors Open
- 10pm – Tournament starts
Final Schedule Release: THURSDAY 08/09/2018