BJJ247 invites you to the Newcastle Open hosted at the fabulous Gateshead international stadium.
Enjoy a fun filled day of BJJ with us in this amazing city.
What you should expect
Two4One early entry
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State of the art Dollamur Flexi-Connect Mats
State of the art 40inch score boards
UK wide ranking system
Live results system
Professional photographer and videographer to catch those breath taking moments
COMPETITOR LISTS: Competitor Lists will be live throughout the registration process and can be viewed by checking out the registrations tab on the event page.
CHANGING DIVISIONS: You will have until the week of the brackets being released to make any changes to your registration. You can make these changes by logging into your account and modifying your registration details. After this change deadline, your registration will become locked in, and there will no further changes allowed. We reserve the right to merge you after change deadline if you are alone in your division into another fair division if available.
BRACKETS and SCHEDULE: at least 48 hours prior to the tournament the event brackets and tentative schedule will be released. You will be able to locate both on the event page brackets and schedule tab. You can also tell when your matches are coming up by checking the tab on your mobile device during the competition. We will also make a Annoucement for you on the microphone to come to the mat. Please be at the mat on time for your matches.
WEIGH-INS: Takes place on the day of the event. You must make weight for your division or else you will be disqualified. You only need to weigh-in once if competing in several divisions. We ask that you make sure to be present in the venue at least 60 minutes prior your division start time as well in case we are able to get head starts on certain division.
MEDALS and PODIUM PHOTOS: Beautiful gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to all podium finishers. During the post-week of events, we will upload an album of an event's podium photos to our Facebook page.
MEDIC ON HAND: There will be a trained and professional medic on sight.
WARM UP MATS: We try our best to always provide a warm up area that is away from the hustle and bustle of the event.
TV SCOREBOARDS: State of the art 40inch score boards. Competitor’s name, team, and flag are displayed, along with the match’s division and match number.
BEST OVERALL TEAM: Team standings, points, and medal counts are live updated to and readily available on the results tab of the event page.
DIVISION RESULTS: Division brackets along with their final placements are live updated to and readily available on the results tab of the event page.
We will be using a modified IBJJF rule set for this event.
* All advantages will now be scored 1 point.
* Heel hooks allowed in No Gi Division for purple belts and above. Note you may enter above your rank in no Gi divisions.
* All matches 5 minutes