+++Attention+++Only Fighters of the first two divisions on every mat starting at 10:00 a.m. will be allowed to the weight-in on Saturday at 09:00 a.m. We will be very strict with that to ensure a smooth competition for all participators. From 09:30 a.m. on all other fighters can come to the weight-in.
All spectators, who have booked their ticket, can collect them from 09:30 a.m. on at the entrance at the back of the building. All spectators should be on the gallery over the competition area, after they have got their ticket.+++Attention+++
Limited tickets for spectators can only be book online here:
ADCC Super Series Ticket for Spectators: 9,90 Euro
Event Information on ADCC World Federation Website
Information on ADCC World Federation website.
Door open: 09.00 a.m. in the morning. Fighters who compete in divisions starting at 10.00 a.m. have to successfully weight-in not later than 09.45 a.m.!
Competition starts on all mats at 10.00 a.m. in the morning. All mats will have a free livestream on www.sportdeutschland.tv and all fights will be recorded.
Rules: Official ADCC competition rules
Official Sponsor: MatGuerilla Brand Store
Registration here on Smoothcomp is simple, fast and very secure. You can see immediately if your registration has been sent successfully and if you are entered in the competition.
We welcome fighters of the following levels:
Beginners (2 years or less experience in Judo, Sambo, Luta Livre, BJJ, Wrestling or similar Martial Arts)
Intermediate (2 years or more experience)
Professionals (Professional level athletes, such as Blackbelts, professional MMA fighters etc.)
We welcome Boys and Girls from 7 to 17 years, Women and Men over 18 years and the male Masters in two categories (+35 years and +45 years). We are open to competitors of all levels, styles and organizations.
Only 1 Coach per Team will be allowed to enter the venue.
Official ADCC Medals for Places 1-3. Championbelts for the winners in all Professional Adults divisions (18+). Additional Championship Rings for the winners in all Professional Adults divisions (18+). No Championbelts and Championship Rings will be awarded to fighters who haven't had a match for the 1st Place.
250 € PRICE MONEY FOR EVERY WINNER IN THE ADULT (18-35 YEARS) PROFESSIONAL DIVISIONS FEMALE AND MALE!*
*= the full prize money will only be available for divisions with four fighters or more. Professional divisions with less fighters will have the prize money reduced by 50%. No Price Money will be paid to fighters who haven't had a match for the win of their division.
+++IMPORTANT INFO FOR ALL ADCC COMPETITORS+++
To guarantee a smooth and professional experience at this year's ADCC German Open Championships on October 1st in Herrenberg we ask you to please read and follow all the given information in this article.
Currently we have no governmental restrictions but we strongly advise you to follow these simple rules:
Don't come to the venue when you experience any symptoms of an illness
You are free to wear a facemask at any time, except for warm-up, your matches or the award ceremony
Please sanitize your hands
H+ Hotel in Herrenberg is right next to the event venue and offers valuable prices for a conveniant stay.
All competitors are allowed to weight-in on Friday, February 3rd, in the venue, starting 6 p.m. and closing 9 p.m. Please bring a valid ID (Passport, ID Card) to the weight-ins. Weight-in must be done barefeet in Fight-Clothes (Shorts/Spats and eventual Rashguard). Fighters who weight-in topless must fight topless in competiton. Female fighters MUST wear a Rashguard or Sportsbra.
Fighters, who haven't done the weight-in on Friday are asked to come to the weight-in on Saturday, February 4th, starting at 9 a.m. All fighters must have their weight checked and cleared at least 15 minutes their division starts but not later than 12 p.m. (noon) this day.
We will have three scales and weight-in points ready on both days.
After successful weight-in all competitors will be given a wristband they have to wear all day until their first match. Before the first match the wristband will be taken off only by the Referee on each mat. You will not be allowed to fight if you don't wear your wristband when you enter the mat for your first match.
Only 1 Coach per Team is allowed to enter the venue! No exceptions. Every coach will get a wristband she/he has to wear all day during the stay in the venue.
Boys and Girls under the age of 14 are allowed to have one parent with them for competition. Wristbands will be given to them at the weight-in. The parent has to accompany their kids to the weight-in to get that wristband.
This is a public event and we welcome spectators in the venue in limited numbers. Only spectators who have purchased an entry ticket online will be granted access to the venue. There won't be tickets available on the event day. We will provide a free Livestream of all fights on all four mats via Sportdeutschland.TV, so all your friends and family can watch your fights live and free.
We organize our event with Smoothcomp and we ask all coaches and fighters to check their times in the event schedule and mat schedule on Smoothcomp. When you are not weighed-in 15 minutes prior to your class starts the weight-in will be closed and you will be automatically disqualified.
After February 1st 2023 you cannot cancel your registration with any refund of competition fee.
When the schedule shows a sign "Go to Bull Penn" for your match you should move to the warm-up area right next to the fighting area.
When the schedule shows a sign "Be ready in Bull Penn" you must be in the warm-up area ready to step on the mat for your fight. You will be called only once to come to the mat for your fight and when you don't show up immediately you will be declared the looser of the match.
We will post a schedule of the event on Smoothcomp 2 days prior to the competition with all brackets released. We ask all fighters to come to the venue only for the weight-ins and to 30 minutes prior their Age- and Level- Classes start. We will have all minors under 18 years of age and all male adults over 45 years of age fight in the morning, followed by all Beginners Classes of Adults. We will after that proceed with the Intermediate Divisons and finally have all Professional Divisions in the late afternoon.
REFUND OF COMPETITION FEES: We offer a 100% refund of paid competition fees until January 19th 15:00 with no questions asked. We offer a 50% refund of paid competition fees until February 1st 15:00 with no questions asked. After February 1st we will NOT refund any competition fees for any reason. If a fighter get injured/sick and cannot compete due to illness/injury we grant a free start at one of our next ADCC Germany events. Please contact us only via E-Mail at [email protected] for this. We will answer all mails concerning a free start only after the end of this event. Messages via Social Networks or WhatsApp will NOT be considered in any way.
MERGING OF CLASSES/ONLY ONE COMPETITOR IN A CLASS
You can follow all registrations easily on Smoothcomp. When you have no opponent in your division you are free to move your registration to another class or age group until February 2nd 11:59 p.m. Registrations closes when we reach 300 competitors or on February 1st 11:59 p.m. After the registration is closed you can change your weightclass until February 2nd 11:59 p.m to find an opponent.
If you are alone in your age- and weight-class in your division we will move your registration on February 3rd by either one weight-class up/down or by one age group down (Masters adults only). If this is not possible you will stay in this weight-class and you will be awarded the Gold Medal in this group.
You have to weight-in in time within the limits of this weight-class. When you are over the weight-limit of this class you will be disqualified and will not get the Gold Medal in this class.
After having successfully weighed in in your weight-class and you are the only competitor you will receive the Gold Medal during the Award Ceremony on April 30th noon when the first Award Ceremonies will be done after the Kids and Masters II divisions have fought.
Our sponsor MatGuerilla has a big booth next to the competition area, where you can buy NoGi Fightwear like Fightshorts and Rashguards. An ADCC Germany Rashguard and an official Event T-Shirt will be available in very limited quantity. MatGuerilla accepts cash and credit card payments on the event day. If you want to order some gear before the competition please make sure to visit the official Brand Store of MatGuerilla where you can order your gear and you can select to pick-up your order on the event day at the MatGuerilla Booth.
Any news or updates to this event will be published here on Kakutogi in english language, as this is an international event.