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The Copa Nova Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships is the preeminent competition for Northern Virginia. There will be Gi and No-Gi divisons for adults and children.  

Weighing in for Copa NOVA

Copa NOVA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships include both gi and no gi divisions.   Within these major divisions, we offer competition for children (up to 12 years old), teens (13 -16 years old) and adults (both male and female).  Beginner, intermediate, advanced and pro divisions are available for you to test your skills. Weighing in is convenient.  [...]

Rules & Regulations

any takedowns, sweeps, positions and submissions are legal throughout each division of Copa Nova.  However, it is important to realize what you can and cannot do.    We have included an extra attachment to the rules which is a quick comparison table illustrating the general differences between gi & no-gi divisions as well as experience levels.  [...]

Schedule of Events

We strive to maintain an accurate and tight schedule of events.  To help us out, please register early so we can add you to the appropriate divisions and setup the brackets with minimal problems.  Typically, we will have weigh-ins, meet with all competitors for a referee meeting, then start divisions as soon as possible.  The [...]

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SPRING 2015 CHAMPIONSHIPS

LOCATION: WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
NIGHT BEFORE WEIGH INS -ENSHIN KARATE (6pm – 8pm)
DAY OF WEIGH INS – WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

ON-LINE PRE-REGISTRATION:  OPEN !

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May 16th  2015 – CHANTILLY, VA

CHILDREN AND TEENS

Children & Teens Must PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT BY THURSDAY AT MIDNIGHT PRIOR TO THE EVENT. There will be no registrations accepted beyond Thursday at MIDNIGHT.  These are the first divisions to compete, so to stay on track, we now require online pre-registration. This can be done directly through this web site. Click the LEARN MORE button for additional rules and requirements associated with CHILDREN’S AND TEENS DIVISIONS.

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MUST PRE-REGISTER

REGISTERING YOUR TEAM

If you are competing with fellow teammates: Please make sure you provide the exact same team name as each other during registration. This will ensure accuracy when reporting the results of our tournament.

Example: TEAM RELSON, RELSON GRACIE JIU-JITSU, & RELSON TEAM ARE 3 DIFFERENT TEAMS AS FAR AS THE COMPUTER SYSTEM IS CONCERNED.

These errors, caused by the registrant, will affect the outcome of the team results. Copa NoVA staff is not responsible for adjusting these errors caused by registrants.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

We strive to maintain an accurate and tight schedule of events. To help us out, please register early so we can add you to the appropriate divisions and setup the brackets with minimal problems. Typically, we will have weigh-ins, then start divisions as soon as possible. The Schedule of events are as follows:

8:00AM – Final Registrations and begin weigh-ins
10:00AM – Tournament Begins (Children’s Divisions)
10:30 AM: Teen’s No-Gi, followed by Kids/Teen’s BJJ.
TBD: Advanced, Intermediate, and Beginner Men and Women No-Gi.

** CHILDREN MUST BE WEIGHED IN BEFORE 9AM (SAME DAY WEIGH INS).

RULES & REGULATIONS

At Copa NOVA BJJ, we take safety serious and consider it priority 1. Referees are responsible with the task of officiating in a dynamic and complex set of circumstances. All this while keeping track of points and following the Copa NOVA rule set. With this in mind, referees have the final word and there is no exception to this policy. Please be respectful to our officials as it directly affects the quality of our tournament.

Many takedowns, sweeps, positions and submissions are legal throughout each division of Copa Nova. However, it is important to realize what you can and cannot do. Like any sport, please read, study, and understand the rules prior to competing. They can be used to your advantage!

MATCH LENGTHS

Kids Gi/No Gi (up to 12 years old)
Beginner – 3 MIN
Advanced – 4 MIN

Teen Gi/No Gi (13 to 16 years old)
Beginner – 4 MIN
Advanced – 5 MIN

Adult Men/Women Gi:
White Belt – 4 MIN
Blue Belt – 5 MIN
Purple Belt – 6 MIN
Brown Belt-8 MIN
Black Belt -10 MIN

Master Gi (over 30 years old)
White Belt – 4 MIN
Blue Belt – 5 MIN
Purple Belt – 6 MIN
Brown/Black Belt – 8 MIN

Adult Men/Women No Gi:
Beginner – 4 MIN
Intermediate – 5 MIN
Advanced – 6 MIN

Masters No Gi: (over 30 years old)
Beginner – 5 MIN
Intermediate – 5 MIN
Advanced – 5 MIN

 

Copa NOVA Results (May 16th 2015)

Overall Team results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Children / Teen Team results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Women Team results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Adult Team results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Overall  Summary results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Children Summary results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Women Summary results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Adult Summary results can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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Event Information

The Copa Nova Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships is the preeminent competition for Northern Virginia. There will be Gi and No-Gi divisons for adults and children.

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