Can some clarify the following:

1) Submission legality. Both documents indicate that we're following IBJJF, so the assumption is that those competing in the open division will follow black belt rules (toe holds, knee bars, bicep/calf slicers are legal, heel hooks are not). It would be good to know prior to the day of the tournament whether or not heel hooks and leg entanglements that involve reaping are legal in the open division.

2) Match lenght. In one rule book it says all matches are 5...
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Harry Callahan Thank you Scott for the notice, but this is very confusing. I've seen gi and no gi mentioned, belt levels and various time limits. This is the first time I'm competing where I'm not sure if I'm wearing the gi or not. Also, it's great there's a... Show more 2 years ago
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Aaron France re: rules meeting. three different things are listed. 2 years ago
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Aaron France 2 years ago
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Aaron France 2 years ago
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Aaron France ...And I think everyone understands that none of this intentional, but it would suck to see someone DQ'd for not being at the rules meeting when there's conflicting information about when/where it's held. 2 years ago
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