Grappling Industries Connecticut | NYA Sports & Fitness Center, Newtown, CT | June 1, 2024 (2024)


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NYA Sports & Fitness Center | Newtown, CT

Grappling Industries Connecticut | NYA Sports & Fitness Center, Newtown, CT | June 1, 2024 (3)


Grappling Industries CONNECTICUT: June 1, 2024
Location: NYA Sports & Fitness 4 Primrose St, Newtown, CT 06470
Doors Open @ 7:30am | Event Starts @ 9am
FORMAT and PROTOCOL: Grappling Industries tournaments follow a Round Robin Pool format meaning that all adult competitors get 4 matches for signing up for a division that fills up to 5 competitors. That means if you compete in both Gi and NoGi, you could get 8 plus fights. This allows you to compete against so many different people, giving you the experience you deserve! All Grappling Industries matches follow a points structure but without advantages! We are also very legal submission friendly!
We do not take late registrations or registrations at the event!
Early Bird Registration 1 or 2 Divisions – (Register before May 18 at 11:59pm) $90
Late Registration 1 or 2 Divisions – (Register before May 28 at 11:59pm) $120
Per Absolute Division – $30
Spectators - $15 at the event
COMPETITOR LISTS: Competitor Lists will be LIVE throughout the registration process and can be viewed by checking out the registrations tab on the event page. We encourage everyone to login by the last day of registration and check their details along with the competitor lists, and not wait until the brackets are published and locked in to confirm such details.
CHANGING DIVISIONS: After registration closes, all competitors (or coaches, parents) have until 5PM the following day to make any changes to their registrations. You can make these changes by logging into your account and modifying your registration details. After this change deadline, the registration will become locked in, and there will no further changes allowed. Competitors who are alone in their division should choose to either self-move themselves up a division or cancel their registration for a full credit. If you have trouble changing your division, please check out:
DIVISION MERGERS: After change deadline, competitors who do not have anyone in their division group may be merged with another division. All athletes who remain solo in their divisions once brackets are released means had no default merges available to them, and therefore there are no matches available for that competitor. They will receive a full coupon credit for entry to any future event of ours.
REFUND POLICY: We issue refunds for an event registration until the early bird date. From the early bird date to the change deadline, only full coupon credits will be issued for future events. After change deadline, there will be no refunds or future credits issued. Refunds and Credits can be obtained by logging into your account and cancelling your event registration. Competitors who do not have a bracket or their opponent no shows day of event will receive a full coupon credit. No show credit only applies if you have no matches for the day.
BRACKETS and SCHEDULE: 48 hours prior to the tournament, the event brackets and schedule will be released. You will be able to locate both on the event page brackets and schedule tab. All Grappling Industries tournaments feature an amazing large 55” inch TV displaying the LIVE schedule by match order happening on each mat. We will also make a courtesy call for you on the microphone to come to the mat if you also haven’t already presented yourself for the bracket. Please be at the mat on time for your matches. We ask that you make sure to be present in the venue at least 60 minutes prior your division start time as well in case we are able to get head starts on certain division. You can also tell when your matches are coming up by checking the tab on your mobile device during the competition:
WEIGH-INS: Takes place on the day of the event. You do not have to weigh-in with your gi on. You only need to weigh-in once if competing in several divisions. You must weigh-in anytime from the event opening until 60 minutes before your scheduled division start time. You must have officially weighed in by this hour before your division time and have made the weight, or else you will be disqualified and removed from the bracket.
COACH CHAIR and CROWD CONTROL: We will have 1 chair on each side of every score table, 1 for each coach of the competitor on the mat. The only other people allowed within the barricades during the tournament are the competitors on the mat having their match and the competitors on deck.
MEDALS: Beautiful gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to all podium finishers.
MEDIC ON HAND: There will be a trained and professional medic on sight. We have reached deals with several national companies specialized in event medical services that we can trust with the safety of our competitors whether they need ice, get injured, or need advice on previous injuries.
WARM UP MATS: We try our best to always provide a warm up mat area for our competitors during tournaments. In cases which events reach close to or full capacity, we could be restricted from having the floor space to create a warm up area for our competitors.
TV SCOREBOARDS: Grappling Industries scoreboards are best in the game. Competitor’s name, team, and flag are displayed, along with the match’s division and match number.
BEST OVERALL TEAMS and AWARDS: Team standings, points, and medal counts are live updated to and readily available on the results tab of the event page. Two teams will receive the largest gold medal and ribbon in all of BJJ: The Best Overall Academy for Adults and the Best Overall Academy for Kids & Teens. This medal is perfect for your team pictures and can easily be mounted on your academy wall. We wanted winning teams to have something very special from us and this is something very special that will stand out at your gym as a great memory of the success you had at Grappling Industries.
DIVISION RESULTS: Division brackets along with their final placements are live updated to and readily available on the results tab of the event page.
RANKINGS: We track rankings for both competitors and teams by the Annual Season and by Overall Lifetime. Competitor rankings are categorized by genders, ages, weights, and belt or experience. Team rankings are categorized by team points and medal count. You can find the rankings on our website at
CHARITY OF CHOICE: We Defy Foundation and Grappling Industries have come together in partnership to further help provide therapeutic relief to Disabled Combat Veterans through Jiu-Jitsu. We Defy Foundation is a non-profit foundation that provides scholarships to Disabled Combat Veterans to train Jiu-Jitsu at approved training facilities; and with a long waiting list of those in need of We Defy's assistance, Grappling Industries aims to help this process!
WORK AT THE EVENT: We are always looking for experienced referees, event staff, as well competitors to help setup! We pay competitively, and at longer events also include snacks and meals for day of workers. We trade free registration to compete in exchange for 3 hours maximum of light work during the set-up phase of the event the night before tournaments. To apply, please email us right away with your name, previous experience, and which tournament and date you are referring to at [emailprotected]


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How much is the spectator fee at Grappling Industries? ›

What is the spectator fee? The Spectator Fee for Grappling Industries events that charge for entry is: ➡ 15.00 in Australia, Canada, and the USA. ➡ 10.00 in the UK and Europe. This fee must be paid in CASH at the door.

Who runs grappling industries? ›

David Aguzzi is one of those rare creatures that has seen his dreams turn into reality. David is the founder and big boss man at Grappling Industries.

When was American Grappling Federation founded? ›

The American Grappling Federation (AGF) was founded on October 2011 with its sole mission to deliver well organized, professionally run, and affordable BJJ tournaments (both Gi and No Gi grappling) for both kids and adults alike.

Can you wear a cup in grappling industries? ›

Boxers train and compete with cups. Kickboxers as well. Usually, it's only grappling athletes who do not wear cups during training because the cup restricts movement and striking is not allowed in grappling.

Is grapple tournament free? ›

Free To Play version of Grapple Tournament. Join our Discord for community events:*ckDC Grapple.

Does BJJ involve grappling? ›

Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ; Portuguese: jiu-jitsu brasileiro [ʒiw ˈʒitsu bɾaziˈlejɾu, ʒu -]) is a self-defence martial art and combat sport based on grappling, ground fighting, and submission holds.

What's the equipment used for grappling called? ›

A grappling hook or grapnel is a device that typically has multiple hooks (known as claws or flukes) attached to a rope or cable; it is thrown, dropped, sunk, projected, or fastened directly by hand to where at least one hook may catch and hold on to objects.

Who made the grappling hook? ›

Rome developed grappling hooks and the corvus (a long boarding plank spiked at the end) to secure the victim ship while disciplined legionnaires fought their way on board.

How to get a naga belt? ›

One belt can be won per tournament unless you win the absolute(s). If you win your adult no-gi expert division, purple belt, and absolute expert you would be awarded two belts. If you won expert no-gi and purple belt, you would be awarded one belt and a gold medal for the other win.

Is grappling an Olympic sport? ›

What is a naga tournament? ›

The North American Grappling Association (NAGA) is the world's largest mixed grappling tournament circuit with over 700,000 competitors worldwide.

How much does Flo grappling cost? ›

Join Now. An annual subscription costs $149.99, billed upfront once a year, but will save you 58% annually! It's equivalent to paying $12.50/month.

What is grappling championship? ›

Grappling contests often involve takedowns and ground control, and may end when a contestant concedes defeat. Should there be no winner after the match time-limit has lapsed, competition judges will determine the winner based on who exerted more control.

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