Rules and ways to win - Proving Grounds
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CJJ/BJJ and Nogi Superfights

How to Win

1. Athlete taps (physical or verbal tap*) from a submission or from the inability to wage a long term defensive posture (CJJ only).
*Screaming out or audible expression of pain

2. Referee Stoppage
This will be done only for Safety (unconsciousness or inability to intelligently defend and/or improve position) or Rule violations.

 

Rules

CJJ only – Open hand strikes will be allowed when at least one competitor is deemed “down”. Down as defined is anything other than the soles of either competitor’s feet touching the mat.

Illegal moves: Biting, eye gouging, kicks, elbows and punches. 

Digits (fingers and/or toes) must be controlled in groups no less than 3 per appendage.

No gloves or groin protector will be worn.

CJJ: All submissions will be allowed.

BJJ Superfights: All submissions will be legal with the exception of heel hooks and reaping.

Nogi Superfights: All submissions will be legal with the exception of heel hooks and reaping.

 

Time limits

Cjj

Regulation rounds will consist of one 10 minute round.

Overtime will consist of up to two rounds that will be 3 minutes each. The winner will determined  by combining the control time of the 2 rounds, if no submission takes place.

*If a submission takes place in one of the overtime rounds, that round will be the end of the match and the winner will be determined by who has the fastest submission finish.

**If the submission time of both competitors is the same and the submissions took place in the 1st overtime round, a 2nd overtime round will take place and the winner will be judged based on that 2nd  round.

***If the submission time of both competitors is the same and the submissions took place in the 2nd overtime round, the winner will be determined by total control time during the 1st overtime round.

 

 

Bjj and Nogi Superfights

BJJ and Nogi Superfights will consist of one 10 minute round. In cases where no submission takes place within the time limit, a winner will be declared thru a judge’s decision. The winner will not be determined by points scored. The winner will be determined by the competitors legitimate attempts and nearness to finishing the fight. Also, stalling will count against a competitor.