The time has come once again….

Ultimate Grappling Challenge VI

Annual Open European Championships Submission Wrestling and SHIDO MMA

 

September 24, 2005

Jahnhalle, 72116 Mössingen, Germany
 

 


OSU


We hereby invite you to participate at the UGC VI, the annual Open European Championships in

Submission Wrestling and SHIDO MMA of our Organization. This year’s championships are a true test of

will and skill under the professional rules for a real “Ultimate” Grappling Championship. NO time limits and

NO points in all “Advanced” Submission Wrestling bouts! The only way to win is via submission! We also

announce that we host again fights for the European SHIDO MMA Grand Prix (C-Class), too and we hereby

invite all Mixed Fight/Vale Tudo Teams to participate. We have attached those Rules and Weight Divisions to

this Invitation as well as all necessary information about the UGC VI, e.g. Hotel Information etc. We have to

inform you that we have limited the number of Athletes to 8 Fighters in each Advanced Weight Division (16

Fighters in the -76,9 kg Advanced Division) and we will handle inscriptions on a “first come – first serve”

basis. In the “Beginners” Division there is no limit of participators, and we also ask you to send your children

and junior students to this event.

 

Please see our website at www.ultimate-grappling-challenge.com for further and detailed information about

this event.

 

The four previous events have shown fighters from UFC, USS, ADCC, M1, 2H2H, Shooto, BJJ, Pancrace,

Mixed Fighting and many other Top-Labels from four continents, like Andreas Schmidt, Rob Sulski, Cyril

Diabate, Moise Rimbon, Ludwig Strydom, Remco Pardoel, Bartolome Aguilera, Filipo Stabile and

many others! Be part of MMA History in Europe!

 

We hope to welcome you and/or your Athletes soon in Mössingen for this Championship. If you have any

questions or if you need any support (e.g. Visa) or further information please feel free to contact our office at

any time.

 

OSU,

Shihan PeterYamatodamashiiAngerer

- 5th Dan Shidokan (Japan)

- Branch Chief Shidokan Germany
- ADCC Veteran 2001

- USS Veteran 2003

- SHIDO MMA Welterweight Champion 2001-2003, 2005



UGC VI – Tournament Information

Promoter: Shidokan Germany, Metzinger Straße 46/1, 72800 Eningen, Germany

Contact: Shihan Peter Angerer, Internet: www.ultimate-grappling-challenge.com,

e-mail info@ultimate-grappling-challenge.com


Date: Saturday, September 24th 2005

Place: Jahnhalle, 72116 Mössingen, Germany

Participators: All Martial Artists of 6 years of age and older

Registration Fee: Each fighter has to pay the registration fee at the Weight-In

• Children: 10 Euro per division

• Juniors: 15 Euro per division

• Adults: 20 Euro per division

• “Advanced” Adults: 25 Euro per division

• SHIDO MMA: 25 Euro

Registration: Registrations will be accepted only with our official Fighter Application available online

at www.ultimate-grappling-challenge.com (online application or printable version) and must be sent to us not

later than September 17th via E-Mail, Internet or Mail.

Weight-In: Saturday, September 24th 2005, Jahnhalle, 09.00 a.m.

Rules Meeting: 10.45 a.m.

Fights start: 11.00 a.m.

Finals: 8.00 p.m.

Trophies: Prices and awards in the divisions:

• Children: Trophies for the winner, medals for 2nd and 3rd place

• Juniors: Trophies for the winner, medals for 2nd and 3rd place

• Adults: Trophies for the winner, medals for 2nd and 3rd place

• “Advanced”: BIG trophies for winner, medals for 2nd and 3rd place

• SHIDO MMA: Championship Belt for winner, medal for 2nd place

• Special-Awards for: “Best Technical Fighter” and “Fastes Submission”

 

Price Money: 250 € for the Winner of the Absolute Class in Submission Wrestling

100 € for “Best Technical Fighter” (only “Advanced” division)

100 € for “Fastest Submission” (only “Advanced” division)

 

Absolute Class: Only fighters, who registered for their own weight division, can additionally sign in to fight in

the “Absolute Class” (limited to 16 athletes)

 

Hotel Information: Please contact our office for detailed hotel info. Please check also our website

www.ultimate-grappling-challenge.com for more info.

 

Liability Waiver: All athletes participate at their own risk. Each fighter has to proof a current medical

insurance. Each team has to sign a Liability Waiver at the Weight-In.


UGC 6 – Rules and Regulations

Submission Wrestling “Beginners”

Fight Time:

The matches in the “Beginners” division will last the following durations:

• Children A: 3 minutes for each match

• Children B: 4 minutes for each match

• Children C: 6 minutes for each match

• Juniors A: 7 minutes for each match, 2 rounds in the finals

• Juniors B: 8 minutes for each match, 2 rounds in the finals

• Adults: 10 minutes for each match, 2 rounds in the finals

 

Tournament Style:

Double KO-System. The winner of each match advances to the next round. The loser of a match enters a

second pool, where he can fight again against other athletes, who have lost their matches. If a fighter looses

his second fight, he is out of the tournament. The winner of the second pool can fight for the 3rd place in his

division. This gives every athlete at least two fights in this tournament!

 

Age-/Weight-Classes:

The following age- and weight-division will be in effect at this tournament:

• Children A female and male (6, 7 and 8 years old): -25 kg, -30 kg, -35 kg, +35 kg

• Children B female and male (9, 10 and 11 years old): -30 kg, -35 kg, -40 kg, +40 kg

• Children C female and male (12 and 13 years old): -40 kg, -45 kg, -50 kg, +50 kg

• Juniors A female and male (14 and 15 years old): -45 kg, -50 kg, -55 kg, -60 kg, +60 kg

• Juniors B female and male (16 and 17 years old): -50 kg, -60 kg, -70 kg, +70 kg

• Women (18 years +): -54,9 kg, -65,9 kg, +66 kg

• Men (18 years +): -65,9 kg, -76,9 kg, -87,9 kg, -98,9 kg, +99,0 kg

 

If a division shows only two or less competitors the promoters will put the fighters of this division to the next

higher/lower weight division.

 

Clothing:

Fight-Shorts or suitable Clothes. Dogi, Kimono, Wrestling Shoes, Rashguards or T-Shirts are optional.

Kneepads etc. may be worn.

 

Mat:

Mat Area is 7x7 m, no cage or fence. If the fighters go out of this area the Referee will restart the fight in the

center of the mat in the same position they were when they left the mat. If the fighters were standing they

will start again facing each other standing in the center of the mat.

 

Illegal/Legal Techniques and Points:

The rules are modified for children, juniors and adults in the “Beginners” division.

The following rules apply:

Children A:

1. No chokes are allowed

2. No locks to the leg and feet are allowed

3. No throws, where opponent will be thrown to the head or neck

4. No manipulation of small joints (fingers and toes). At least three fingers or toes must be gripped.

5. No attacks to pressure-points

6. No neck cranks

7. No grabbing in the face, to the hair or to the ears

8. If a fighter can throw his opponent and ends up passed the the guard he will be awarded 2 points (1 point

    if the throw ends in the guard)

9. Jumping to the guard will not be awarded with points

10. If a fighter can escape the guard position by passing the legs completely and secure a dominant position

     (side mount, kesa-gatame), he will be awarded 2 points

11. If a fighter can secure a mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

      opponent he will be awarded 3 points

12. If a fighter can secure a back mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

     opponent he will be awarded 4 points

13. The referee can stop the fight at any time, when a lock is applied properly or one fighter is too dominant

      over his opponent for the fighter’s safety

Children B and C:

1. Chokes are allowed in this divisions, but it is prohibited to close the windpipe with a grip of the fingers.

    No pressure with the the tip of the elbow to the throat.

2. No locks to the legs and feet are allowed

3. No throws, where opponent will be thrown to the head or neck

4. No manipulation of small joints (fingers and toes). At least three fingers or toes must be gripped.

5. No attacks to pressure-points

6. No neck cranks

7. No grabbing in the face, to the hair or to the ears

8. If a fighter can throw his opponent and ends up passed the the guard he will be awarded 2 points (1 point

    if the throw ends in the guard)

9. Jumping to the guard will not be awarded with points

10. If a fighter can escape the guard position by passing the legs completely and secure a dominant position

     (side mount, kesa-gatame), he will be awarded 2 points

11. If a fighter can secure a mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

     opponent he will be awarded 3 points

12. If a fighter can secure a back mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

     opponent he will be awarded 4 points

13. The referee can stop the fight at any time, when a choke or a lock is applied properly or one fighter is too

      dominant over his opponent for the fighter’s safety

Juniors and Adults

1. Chokes are allowed in this divisions, but it is prohibited to close the windpipe with a grip of the fingers.

    No pressure with the the tip of the elbow to the throat.

2. No heel hooks or toeholds (twisters) are allowed

3. Straight ankle locks and knee bars are allowed

4. No throws, where opponent will be thrown to the head or neck

5. No manipulation of small joints (fingers and toes). At least three fingers or toes must be gripped.

6. No attacks to pressure-points

7. No neck cranks

8. No grabbing in the face, to the hair or to the ears

9. If a fighter can throw his opponent and ends up passed the the guard he will be awarded 2 points (1 point

    if the throw ends in the guard)

10. Jumping to the guard will not be awarded with points

11. If a fighter can escape the guard position by passing the legs completely and secure a dominant position

     (side mount, kesa-gatame), he will be awarded 2 points

12. If a fighter can secure a mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

     opponent he will be awarded 3 points

13. If a fighter can secure a back mount position for at least three seconds with dominant control over his

     opponent he will be awarded 4 points


Penalties:

• Stalling = -1 Point

• Running away = -1 Point

How you can win:

The winner will be decided according to:

• If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally

• If referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels he is in danger, the referee will stop the

  fight and declare the winner

• If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the referee

• In case of a draw, there will be an overtime, where the fighter, who scores the first point, will be declared

  the winner (sudden death rule)

 

Winning by:

• Submission

• Referee Stoppage

• Points

• Disqualification
 


Submission Wrestling “Advanced”

Fight Time:

There is NO time-limit for the fights and NO points will be scored! A fight ends only by submission, referee

stoppage or disqualification.

 

Tournament Style:

KO-System. The winner of a match advances to the next round, the loser is out! The losers of the semi-finals

will fight for the 3rd place.

 

Age-/Weight-Classes:

The following age- and weight-division will be in effect at this tournament:

• Women (18 years +): -54,9 kg, -65,9 kg, +66 kg

• Men (18 years +): -65,9 kg, -76,9 kg, -87,9 kg, -98,9 kg, +99 kg, Absolute Class

 

If a division shows only two or less competitors the promoters will put the fighters of this division to the next

higher/lower weight division.

 

Clothing:

Fight-Shorts or suitable Clothes. Dogi, Kimono, Wrestling Shoes, Rashguards or T-Shirts are optional.

Kneepads etc. may be worn.

 

Mat:

Mat Area is 7x7 m, no cage or fence. If the fighters go out of this area the Referee will restart the fight in the

center of the mat in the same position they were when they left the mat. If the fighters were standing they

will start again facing each other standing in the center of the mat.

 

Illegal/Legal Techniques:

The following rules apply in the “Advanced” division:

• All throws and takedowns are permitted

• All locks and chokes are permitted

• No closing the windpipe with the hand

• No touching the groin area

• No grabbing to the face, eyes, hair or ears

• No fish hooking

• No eye gouging

• No attacks to pressure points

• No small joint manipulations (grab at least three fingers or toes)

• No punching and kicking

 

Penalties:

• Stalling = -1 Point

• Running away = -1 Point

• If a fighter cumulates three penalties during a match, he will be disqualified


How you can win:

The winner will be decided according to:

• If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally

• If referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels he is in danger, the referee will stop the

  fight and declare the winner

• If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the referee

• In case of a draw, there will be an overtime, where the fighter, who scores the first point, will be declared

  the winner (sudden death rule)

 

Winning by:

• Submission

• Referee Stoppage

• Disqualification

• Points


European SHIDO MMA Grand Prix (C-Class)

Fight Time:

Each match goes for two (2) rounds of five (5) minutes duration with a one (1) minute interval.

 

Tournament Style:

There is only one match in every weight division with selected fighters from Europe, to determine the new

European SHIDO MMA Grand Prix winner in each division.

 

Age-/Weight-Classes:

Men (18 years +): -70 kg, -77 kg, -84 kg, -93 kg, -120 kg

 

Clothing:

Fight-Shorts only. All athletes must wear a groin-cup and a mouth-piece. Official gloves will be provided by

the promoter. No bandages, pads or other equipement is allowed.

 

Mat:

Mat Area is 7x7 m, no cage or fence. If the fighters go out of this area the referee will restart the fight in the

center of the mat in the same position they were when they left the mat. If the fighters were standing they

will start again facing each other standing in the center of the mat.

 

Legal Techniques:

• Any kind of choke (except for using the hand for closing the windpipe).

• Any arm bar, shoulder lock or wristlock

• Any leg lock or ankle lock

• Heel hooks and twisters are permitted

• Any throws and takedowns

• Kicks and knee strikes to the head, body, arms and legs during stand-up fighting

• Punches to the head, body, arms and legs during stand-up fighting

• Elbow strikes to the body, arms and legs during stand-up fighting

• Punches, kicks, elbow strikes and knee strikes to the body, arms and legs during ground fighting

 

Illegal Techniques:

• Neck cranks

• No slamming

• No stomping on the feet or hands of the opponent

• No eye gouging or fish hooking

• No grabbing the ears

• No hair pulling

• No finger or toe holds

• No thumbing

• No scratching and pinching

• No biting

• No touching groin area

• No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing

 

Securing Points:

• All fights will be scored by a 10-Point-Must System by 3 (three) Judges

• In case of a draw in a match the Referee will declare the winner

 

How you can win:

The winner will be decided according to:

• If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally

• If one competitor gets knocked out or is unable to continue the fight in a proper way

• If Referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels his life is in danger, the Referee will

  declare the winner

• If a Fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee

 

Winning by:

• Submission

• KO/TKO

• Disqualification

• Points

• Referee Decision

 

UGC VI – Fighter Application

Registrations will be accepted only with our official Fighter Application available online

at www.ultimate-grappling-challenge.com (online application or printable version) and must be sent to us not

later than September 17th via E-Mail, Internet or Mail.



 

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