AJP TEAMS CUP - EUROPE
- Clubs must have a full team to participate
Purple, Brown and Black belts will play together on the same team categories.
AJP TEAMS CUP REGULATIONS
The AJP Teams Cup are organized as a Team Competition System:
THE CHAMPIONSHIP WEIGHT AND BELTS CATEGORIES:
MEN’S TEAM PROFESSIONALS (PURPLE - BROWN & BLACK BELT)
- Weight: -56kg, -62kg, -69kg, -77kg, -85kg, -94kg, -120kg
WOMEN’S TEAM PROFESSIONALS (PURPLE - BROWN & BLACK BELT)
- Weight: -55kg, -70kg, -95kg
Duration of Individual Contests
Duration contests: 5 minutes, using AJP scoring system.
Line-Up of the Team
Before each team contest the team leader must present to the Bracket Manager the line-up of the team. At each round he/she has the right to replace one or several competitors by other competitors of the corresponding weight category.
All competitors in the line-up for the team entering the mat for the official bow have to compete.If one competitor does not compete the team will lose by disqualification 0 - 4. On this situation it will be counted as submission for draw criteria.
A competitor, who has presented himself for the contest and does not compete, loses the right to compete in the event. If one team does not arrive for the match, the other team will be declared the winner by walkover.
In case one player has injured himself, and his team does not have a spare player on that weight division but has a spare player on the lower weight division, he will be allowed to replace the injured player. In this case, the replaced player shall not be allowed to participate for the remainder of the round. The player who replaced the injured player must continue on the new weight until the end of the competition.
Replacement are allowed only from one lower division.
The team contest consists of 1 individual contests for each weight division in their respective categories.
The number of individual contests won will decide the winning team
• Win by Submission = 4 points
• Win by Walkover = 4 points (counted as submission)
• Win by Points = 3 points
• Draw = 1 point
• Loser = 0 points
At the end of the contest, the team who scored the most points shall be declared the winner of the contest.
If all fights in a contest end up in a draw, the golden score system will be implemented to decide the winner between the two competitors of the last weight division, first to score will be the winner. If the draw remains after the golden score, the referee will decide the winner of the fight.
In case of a draw in points, the following criteria will be applied:
1. Number of submissions
2. Sum of score in winning matches
3. Fastest submission
4. Head to head
The brackets draw will take place before the competition and shall be online until 24 hours prior the event.
*The weigh-in will be organised by teams, the full team must be presented for the weigh-in and the weight of the athletes must fall within the limits of their category to which they belong to.
Players overweight will be disqualified.