quinta-feira, 14 de fevereiro de 2008


The ABU DHABI CUP operates on a single elimination system, which adheres to the official International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation rules. Please visit the following website for more information on the rules.

International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rules

A competitor can win a match by submission, points, advantage or referee's decision.

Scoring System

Throws and/or Takedowns
2 points

Knee on stomach
2 points

Top mount position
4 points

Changing position (Guard or Half-Guard to top)
2 points

Passing the guard
3 points

Control from the back (Back mount and/or Back Grab)
4 points

Advantage is determined by aggressiveness, submission attempts, takedown attempts and superior positioning.

Disclaimer: The promoters are not liable for any injury and / or accident involving the competitors. The event is properly insured. Medical staff will be on the premises to provide First-Aid as needed.