Points: must maintain position minimum of 3 seconds.
Takedown – 2 points Sweep – 2 points Knee on belly – 2 points Guard pass – 3 points Mount – 4 points Back control – 4 points
An advantage will be awarded for a submission that is fully locked in and/or extended when applicable.
An advantage will be awarded when an athlete completes a scoring technique but fails to maintain for 3 seconds.
If in a submission and an athlete exits/flees the mat, that athlete will award 2 points to their opponent and the match will restart from standing.
If in submission when sweeping you must escape the submission and stay on top for 3 seconds to get your points.
An athlete must have a grip before pulling guard.
If two athletes pull guard at the same time they will have 20 seconds to advance the match or both will be stood up. A penalty for each. 2x, a penalty and advantage for each. 3x will result in both athletes being disqualified.
When only one athlete comes up in a double guard pull, that athlete shall be awarded 1 advantage.
If an athlete goes for a takedown at the same instant their opponent pulls guard, it will only be scored as 2 if they initiated movement first.
GI & NO GI ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES KIDS & ADULTS
All divisions – Any gripping inside the sleeves or paints of the kimono is illegal.
All divisions – No scratching, striking, biting or unsportsmanlike conduct.
All divisions – No slamming.
All divisions – Any kind of scissor takedown is illegal
All divisions – No dropping or slamming opponent on their neck/ head.
All divisions – No pressing into the trachea.
All divisions – No Neck locks or cranks.
All divisions – No Pressing or inserting fingers into any orifice or the eyes.
All divisions – No grabbing or pulling less than 4 fingers at a time.
Kids, white belts no gi, and all gi divisions – No Spinal locks or cranks.
Kids, white belts no gi, and all gi divisions – No knee reaping.