We are pleased to announce our next event, Empire Grappling: North East Open (Durham).
This event takes place on Sunday, 14th August 2022 at the The Graham Sports Centre, Durham University, Maiden Castle, The Graham Sports Centre, Stockton Rd, Durham DH1 3SE
- Doors Open - 8:30am/9:00am (approx)
- Weigh-Ins - 8:30am/9:00am (approx)
- Spectators - 9:00am (approx)
- Bouts Start - 10:00am/10:30am (approx)
This event is sponsored by Progress Jiu Jitsu, Puckdrop, Idee Pure, Swifty Fitness, XS Guard Mouthguard and UK Fighting Championships.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
By applying to fight and compete at an Empire Grappling Events Ltd event, you are automatically accepting the terms and conditions of the entry below:-
- No Entries will be taken on the day.
- All registration changes/amendments must be submitted on Smoothcomp by Sunday, 7th August 2022 at 10pm.
- All of our registration fees now include registration, admin fees and VAT.
- Weigh-ins are WITHOUT the Gi. You also only need to weigh-in once if you are doing multiple divisions. You MUST be weighed-in at least 60 minutes before your division start time.
- Spectators - £5.00 (FREE SPECTATOR ENTRY to kids under 12 years old)
- Each participant may be be required to complete an additional waiver/disclaimer (PARQ Form) on the day before competing.
- Divisions are subject to merge at any time without the need for prior notification to competitors.
- Under 18 years old divisions along with Beginner and Novice competitors are allocated a minimum of 2 bouts in both Gi and No-Gi. *This is obviously subject to entrants, injuries, and any unforeseen circumstances.
- Adult/Master/Senior divisions in Intermediate, Advance & Elite will be a straight knockout and can also register for Absolute divisions.
*Adult/Master/Senior competitors can also enter our Cash Prize Absolutes at all belt/experience levels.
NO TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE TO ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL.
*We have added the possibility to withdraw from the event and gain a full refund if you withdraw more than 28 days before the event on Smoothcomp.
**We have also added the possibility to with from the event and gain a full credit for a future Empire Grappling event if you withdraw between 7-27 days before the event on Smoothcomp.
***Anything less than 7 days before the event, you are not entitled to an event credit or refund.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
*In submitting my application form and by way of my entry to Empire Grappling: North East Open. I hereby waive all claims against any and all persons associated with any of the participating gyms, competitors, the event (Empire Grappling: North East Open) and venue. I understand that I am participating in a sport that has body contact. I assume full responsibility for all my actions during and connected to the above tournament. I understand the risk of competing in this form of Martial Arts competition and hereby release the event organisers and all its employees and associates, tournament sponsors and the event facility, from any type of injury, loss, or death sustained while competing in this competition. I, the entrant also state that I am in good physical condition and know of no reason why I cannot participate in this Martial Arts event. Divisions or weight classes are subject to change. I understand the rules of the tournament and will abide by them. In case of an emergency, I hereby authorise any licensed medical personnel to perform any accepted medical procedure deemed necessary and I agree to bear the expense of any such treatment. I also understand and agree that my attendance and/or performance at the tournament may be photographed, filmed, and/or taped and used by Empire Grappling Events Ltd or any sponsors for broadcast or reproduction for any portable media. I therefore waive any compensation/royalties thereof. Furthermore, if the competitor is a minor, I assert that I am his or her legal guardian and I grant my permission for him/her to participate at Empire Grappling: North East Open. Any violation of the above policy will result in immediate forfeiture of registration fees and disqualification from the current tournament and may result in disqualification from future tournaments. Empire enforces zero tolerance on disrespect, threatening with physical violence, or verbally abusing towards anyone during the event. If any coach, competitor, friends, or family of competitors threatens or abuses anyone within the event in any shape or form, they will be escorted out of the building and their team may be banned from any future events. By applying and/or participating in any Empire Grappling Events Limited events, I confirm that I have read and agree to all its terms. Furthermore, I acknowledge that by authorising payment I also consent fully to all terms and conditions contained herein.
If you should have any queries regarding the above, please contact Empire Grappling Events Ltd by e-mail - [email protected].
Empire Grappling Events Ltd
**Please note again, entrants fees are not transferable, if you pull out of the competition for any reason**
***FURTHERMORE, in light of the current times, we ask that anyone that is looking to enter to only do so if they are happy for their entrance to be moved to a credit for you to use at our events in the future should due to Pandemic, the Government change any restrictions at any time which effects our events going ahead in anyway. Your support by doing this goes a long way in supporting our return to events***