MEN (17-29) | MASTERS (30 +)

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.
REGISTER ON-LINEREGISTER ON-LINEOnline pre-registration is an option available to you at a discounted rate. After this period expires, the standard registration fees apply. Choose TOURNAMENT from the main menu of this web site and select On-Line Pre-Registration to launch that page.
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 - REGISTRATION / WEIGH INS DAY OF REGISTRATION / WEIGH INS - These are available for the Men's divisions. WEIGH INS ARE WITHOUT THE GI. Weigh-in Times for men who have pre-registered - No-GI Divisions - 12:00 | GI Divisions - 2PM
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.

ADULTS – IF YOU DO NOT MAKE WEIGHT, THERE WILL BE A $25 FEE PER DIVISION TO CHANGE YOUR WEIGHT CLASS.

MEN (17-29)

BELT LEVEL (GI) / MATCH LENGTHS

BELTMATCH LENGTH
WHITE4
BLUE5
PURPLE6
BROWN8
BLACK10

LEVEL (NO-GI) / MATCH LENGTHS

EXPERIENCELEVELMATCH LENGTH
LESS THAN 1 YRBEGINNER4
1-3 YRSINTERMEDIATE5
3+ YRSADVANCED6

 

IF YOU HOLD RANK IN BJJ – WHITE BELT = BEGINNER, BLUE BELT = INTERMEDIATE, PURPLE AND UP = ADVANCED

WEIGHT CLASSES

WEIGHT CLASSRANGE (LBS)
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT134.9 & BELOW
LIGHTWEIGHT135 – 149.9
MIDDLEWEIGHT150 – 164.9
CRUISERWEIGHT165 – 179.9
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT180 – 194.9
HEAVYWEIGHT195 – 220.0
SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT220 & UP
ABSOLUTEOPEN WEIGHT

MASTERS (30 + YRS)

BELT LEVEL (GI) /MATCH LENGTHS

BELTMATCH LENGTH
WHITE4
BLUE5
PURPLE6
BROWN/BLACK8

LEVEL (NO-GI) / MATCH LENGTHS

MEN (17-29) MASTERS (30 +)

EXPERIENCELEVELMATCH LENGTH
LESS THAN 1 YRBEGINNER4
1-3 YRSINTERMEDIATE5
3+ YRSADVANCED6

 

IF YOU HOLD RANK IN BJJ – WHITE BELT = BEGINNER, BLUE BELT = INTERMEDIATE, PURPLE AND UP = ADVANCED

WEIGHT CLASSES

WEIGHT CLASSRANGE (LBS)
LIGHTWEIGHT159 & BELOW
MIDDLEWEIGHT160 – 179.9
CRUISERWEIGHT180 – 199.9
HEAVYWEIGHT200 & UP

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