Relson Gracie - Keiki Tournament on Jan 5th @ K-Team

Aloha,
Relson Gracie Associations we are running another in-school tournament at K-Team Martial Arts on Jan 5th. Last time we ran this tournament we have 85 participants and completed the event in 3 hours. This is a Kids only Tournament 3-17 years old.

Cost: $20

Collecting money - Each gym will collect the money for kids that are entering and the gym coach will hand the money off to front desk at K-Team.

Early Registration ONLY:

Last day will by Jan 2nd. NO ONE will be allowed to enter DAY OF.
(So we can have all the brackets set-up and run a quick clean tournament)

Style of tournament:

Round Robin: 3-6 member groups

How to get Points:

2 Points for Submission win
1 Point for Decision win (IBJJF rules)
1 Point for a Draw (If a parent or a coach doesn’t agree with a match-up on the day of.)
0 Point for a Loss

NOGI

This will be an ONLY NOGI tournament. Our last in-school tournament with UpTown was Gi so we are trying to give more Experience for our Keiki in the NoGi.

Attire

All kids must ware MMA type Shorts, Spats, or gi Pants, and T-Shirt or Rash Guard.
NO - Shirtless, Wrestling Shoes, Head Gear

Rule Set

  • We will be using the IBJJF Rules for scoring points.

  • How to run the brackets will be discussed here as well.

  • All near submission will be call early and fast. We will caution on safety first not how flexible your kid may be.

  • If you are interested in learning the IBJJF rules, K-Team will be hosting a Rules Seminar on Saturday 29th at 8am if you are interested please email me at kimo.kreis@gmail.com or text 720-256-7349 just so I know how many people will show.

Matching up kids:

As we get the kids signed up the coaches will talk to make sure the match-ups are as fair as possible. The more people that enter the closer we can get a fair match-up.

First consideration: Age
Second consideration: Weight
Third consideration: Skill Level

0-12 Month - Beginner
12-36 Month - Intermediate
36+ Months - Advanced

Fourth consideration: tournament kids vs non-tournament kids
(If you child has done less then 3 tournaments we will consider them a non-tournament kids. I add this in here because we are hoping to create a fair a fun experience for your keiki.)

Time to Arrive

If we get enough entrees will be breaking them into groups A, B. This will help elevate some of the parking issues as we have a small gym with limited parking.

Group A will need to be at the gym at 9am.
Group B will need to be at the gym at 11am.

Staff / Coaches - Please arrive at 8 AM or earlier

Parking

We have some parking at the gym, lots street parking is available, and we also have Windward Mall which is only a block away.

Staff / Help

If you would like to help out running the tournaments please email kimo.kreis@gmail.com or call/text 720-256-7349. We could always use the help as there are many things that need to be done.

Each Mat needs

  • Bracket recorders

  • Time and Points keeper

  • Referee

Mahalo,

Kimo & Am Kreis