Grappling King of the Beach


09.00 hrs Doors open visitors and participants
10.15 hrs Start competition
17.00 hrs End of grappling tournament


- Brackets: will be created and communicated on the 5th of July.
- Weigh-in: closes 1 hour before the start of your bracket.
- System: We handle a double knock-out system for all, to guarantee at least two fights. Based on number of participants we may decide to use a different system. We do however guarantee at least two fights.
- King/Queen: the Elite class (men) will first fight in their own weight category. Numbers one of each category have to fight each other to determine the King of the Beach.

Category Experience/belts Minutes
Novice 0-9 months of experience/NO previous martial arts experience 3 minutes
Beginner 0-2 years of experience/white belt/NO wrestlers/NO judo BB 4 minutes
Advanced 2-4 years of experience/blue belt 5 minutes
Elite 4+ years of experience/purple+ belt 6 minutes
(If you participate in a lower experience bracket then you are supposed to, you and your team will be disqualified)

Weight classes

Men: -60kg, -65kg, -70kg, -76kg, -83kg, -91kg, -100kg, +100kg
Women: -63kg, +63kg


The total money prize is €2.500. On Saturday the winner of the men Elite open class will become King of the Beach and earns a €1.000 money prize. On Sunday the winner of the men Brown/Black belt open class will also earn €1.000. Our Queen of the Beach will earn €250 on both Saturday and Sunday (depending on number of participants using the same ‘number of competitors vs prize money’ ratio as men).
BIG medals will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all classes. There is also a HUGE trophy for the best performing team.