-All matches will be (1) 8 Minute round
-All Kids/Teens Matches will be one (1) 6 Minute Round
-All matches will occur on a 22×22 platform
-All matches (Both GI and NO-GI) are Submission Only
-If there is no submission at the end of the 8 Minutes, the match WILL BE
considered a draw.
-If the match is paused and reset for ANY reason the referee WILL resume the match with the competitors in the same
position that they were in before the reset.
-Only (1) one corner man/woman permitted in the corner for each competitor.
–Championship Medals will be given to all match winners
No-GI Division Specifics (Adults)-
-All Submissions are legal for all Skill Levels
No-GI Division Specifics (Children/Teen)-
-No lower body Attacks (ex. Heel Hooks, Toe Holds)
-If a submission (Any Chokes, Arm bar, Triangle etc..) is locked in deep and there is a chance of danger to the child’s safety the
referee WILL stop the match.
GI Division Specifics-
-No Toe holds or Knee bars except for Brown and Black Belts
-No Heel Hooks
-Gi’s Must be reasonably fitted
-No slamming or spiking your opponent directly on their head or neck
-No Flying Scissor Takedowns
-No Strikes of any kind
-No inserting fingers into any orifice or cut
-No grabbing or attacking the trachea/windpipe directly
Other Important Information-
-All Athletes WILL undergo a skin check to inspect for infectious diseases
-No smelly GI will be allowed- You will be asked to change or forfeit if this is an
-No smelly gear or GI’s will be allowed- you will be asked to change or forfeit if this Is an issue.
-Shirts and Rashguards are not required for either gi or No-Gi when competing but must be worn at all other times
-No Vulgar or inappropriate attire may be worn at anytime
-FootwearMUST be worn when not on the mats.
-No shorts with pockets or strings on the outside can be worn
-If you purposely flee the mat you will be disqualified
–When applying to compete at Top Level Pro Grappling Series competitors or coaches MUST provide to the following: 1.)Name 2.) Competition Weight 3.) Belt/Experience 4.) School/Dojo name 5.) GI or No-GI match up
Contact: top_level_pro_grappling (Instagram) Top Level Pro Grappling (Facebook)
–Competitors will be matched by Weight, Belt Level and Experience
–Top Level reserves the right to challenge weight and rank
Top Level Grappling Weight Classes
(Adults): 100.0-104.9(lbs); 105-109.9(lbs); 110-114.9(lbs); 115-119.9(lbs); 120-124.9(lbs); 125-129.9(lbs); 130-134.9(lbs); 135-139.9(lbs); 140-144.9(lbs), 150-154.9(lbs), 155-159.9(lbs); 160-164.9(lbs); 165-169.9(lbs); 170-174.9(lbs); 175-179.9(lbs); 180-184.9(lbs), 185-189.9(lbs) 190-194.9(lbs); 195-199.9(lbs) 200-204.9(lbs); 205-209.9(lbs); 210-214.9(lbs); 215-219.9(lbs); 220-224.9(lbs); 225-229.9(lbs); Heavyweight( 230(lbs)+
(Teens/Kids): 40-49.9(lbs) 50-59.9(lbs); 60-69(lbs); 70-79.9(lbs); 80-89.9(lbs); 90-99.9(lbs); 100-104.9(lbs); 105-109.9(lbs); 110-114.9(lbs); 115-119.9(lbs); 120-124.9(lbs); 125-129.9(lbs); 130-134.9(lbs); 135-139.9(lbs); 140-144.9(lbs), 150-154.9(lbs), 155-159.9(lbs); 160-164.9(lbs); 165-169.9(lbs); 170-174.9(lbs); 175-179.9(lbs); 180-184.9(lbs), 185-189.9(lbs) 190-194.9(lbs); 195-199.9(lbs) 200-204.9(lbs); 205-209.9(lbs); 210-214.9(lbs); 215-219.9(lbs); 220-224.9(lbs); 225-229.9(lbs); Heavyweight (230lbs+
Entrance Music and Corners-
-Competitors MUST submit both their entrance music and corners name to a Top
Level representative by the Tuesday before the event
-All music will be submitted to the DJ by a Top Level representative
-All corners will be noted and listed along with their athlete to receive the proper
Arriving at the Venue-
-Every competitor will arrive to the venue during their arrival time and check-in at our front desk area.
-Competitors and their (1) one coach will both get their athlete/coaching wrist bands
-Competitors must sign the event waiver and hand it to the appropriate Top Level
-Once checked in competitors must immediately head to the weigh in area
Weigh in Procedure–
–Weigh in occur the day of the event (1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.)
-Competitors will arrive at the venue during the desired (2) two hour weigh-in period.
-Competitors will step on our certified scale and make the agreed upon weight (+5)
-GI matches will weigh in Without the Gi on
-Once the competitor makes the agreed upon weight the competitor must undergo
Skin checks by a certified trainer.
-Once ALL weigh in procedures are finished, The competitor may be free to leave.
**Missing Weight-If a competitor misses weight, the competitor has until
the weigh in period is over to make the agreed upon weight.
-If the competitor is still over the agreed upon weight then a meeting with The Promoter (Bill Vigil), both athletes, and both
athletes coaches must had to determine if the scheduled bout will be canceled or resume.
Tickets Procedure-(This can be done before or after weigh in’s)
-All Competitors who sell tickets will receive 15% of all their total ticket sales
-All Competitors must bring all ticket money and unsold tickets to with them to Weigh-ins.
-There will be a table in the weigh-in area where the competitor will sit down with
the promoter and turn in unsold tickets and money.
-Once both the promoter and competitor count all ticket money and returned tickets
the promoter will give the competitor their commission.
-Top Level Allows (1) One Coach allowed in the corner of each competitor
-Top Level provides (1) Chair in each corner of each competitor
*Please Note- No one else is allowed inside the barricades during matches
Warm up room–
–ONLY Competitors and participating athletes are allowed in the warm up area.
-Competitors are allowed to bring in bottled water, Gatorade, or any other sports drinks
–NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, ENERGY DRINKS, OR GLASS BOTTLES OF ANY KIND ALLOWED IN THE ATHLETES WARM UP AREA.
-Competitors will have a warm up mat to use for their desired warm ups
-Match list and match order will be posted all around the warm up area for competitors
To be fully aware of when their scheduled bout is.
-Warm up area will also provide and have an available cooler with ice in it for any injuries
-All Competitors and Corners Must Be present for the rules and regulation meeting
-The rules meeting will last approximately between 5-10 minutes
-The Rules and regulations meeting will be done by the senior referee and will address
the rules for the No-Gi and GI matches (Which are above) making sure their is a clear
understanding of them.
-Event Staff will be clearly marked in Top Level Pro polo shirts.
-Top Level Ushers will assist competitors in bringing them to the staging area to prepare
to enter the venue for their bouts and they will be identified with the Top Level Blazers on
-Top Level Referees will be identified with the dress suits
–WILL CALL Area will be clearly marked at the main entrance
– All Top Level Grappling Events will have a trained medic on site
-The Medic will be visible and accessible to any competitors
Any Questions or concerns please contact a Top Level Level Representative at