CHILDREN (UP TO 12) | TEENS (13-16)

Please read each of the sections below. Make sure you fully understand what is required to successfully compete at Copa NoVA Championships. We try to run a timely, organized, and safe event. Please help us attain this goal by making sure you are prepared by understanding each of the aspects of our tournament.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

READ THE RULES & REGULATIONSMake sure to read and fully understand the rules & regulations of the Copa NoVA tournament. Choose RULES & REGULATIONS from the main menu of this web site to view that page. There is no pre-competition rules meeting, so please come prepared by understanding the rule set.
MANDATORY REGISTER ON-LINEChildren & Teens Must PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT (BY THURSDAY AT MIDNIGHT BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT). There will be no registrations accepted after this cutoff, or at the door (day of competition). 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.
FRIDAY NIGHT WEIGH INSNight before weigh-ins and registration are available for competitors. Choose TOURNAMENT from the menu and select NIGHT BEFORE WEIGH INS to view details, including; Location, times, and other related information. If you DO NOT MAKE WEIGHT, you can still weigh in at the day of tournament. WEIGH INS ARE WITHOUT THE GI.
DAY OF - WEIGH INS (BEFORE 9AM)NIGHT BEFORE - REGISTRATION / WEIGH INS Night before weigh-ins and registration are available for competitors. Choose TOURNAMENT from the menu and select NIGHT BEFORE WEIGH INS to view details, including; Location, times, and other related information. If you DO NOT MAKE WEIGHT, you can still weigh in at the day of tournament. WEIGH INS ARE WITHOUT THE GI.
TOURNAMENT BEGINSThe Copa NoVA tournament matches start at 10 AM, with the Children/Teens divisions starting first. Gi matches begin, followed by No-Gi divisions. Medals are distributed at the close (and at the ring) of each respective division.

CHILDREN / TEENS  – IF YOU DO NOT MAKE WEIGHT, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THE TOURNAMENT. NO REFUNDS.

CHILDREN (UP TO 12)

SKILL LEVEL / MATCH LENGTHS

EXPERIENCELEVELMATCH LENGTH
LESS THAN 1 YRBEGINNER3
MORE THAN 1 YRADVANCED4

WEIGHT CLASSES

WEIGHT CLASSRANGE (LBS)
BANTAMWEIGHT49.9 & BELOW
FLYWEIGHT50.0 – 59.9
FEATHERWEIGHT60 – 69.9
LIGHTWEIGHT70 – 79.9
WELTERWEIGHT80 – 94.9
MIDDLEWEIGHT95 – 109.9
CRUISERWEIGHT110 – 124.9
HEAVYWEIGHT125.0 & UP

TEENS (13-16)

SKILL LEVEL / MATCH LENGTHS

EXPERIENCELEVELMATCH LENGTH
LESS THAN 1 YRBEGINNER4
MORE THAN 1 YRADVANCED4

WEIGHT CLASSES

WEIGHT CLASSRANGE (LBS)
LIGHTWEIGHT114.9 & BELOW
WELTERWEIGHT115.0 – 129.9
MIDDLEWEIGHT130.0 – 149.9
CRUISERWEIGHT150.0 – 169.9
HEAVYWEIGHT170.0 & UP

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