WOMEN (17 & UP)

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 NIGHT BEFORE - REGISTRATION / 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.
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.

WOMEN 17 & UP

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

WEIGHTRANGE (LBS)
CLASS A119.9 & BELOW
CLASS B120 – 134.9
CLASS C135 – 149.9
CLASS D150 & UP
ABSOLUTEOPEN WEIGHT

 

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