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Dear Athlete,


Please be advised you can watch your match times and mat assignments via online in real-time directly from your phone by being logged into your online profile (SMOOTHCOMP) the entire day. TVs will be available in the bullpen as well, so please watch for times throughout the day as things do change as the day progresses. Brackets, match times, and mat assignments are now LIVE for you to see by clicking the links below. We will host a day before weigh in and day of weigh in.. 


We will have a 9AM start time on Saturday Morning (Matches start). It will be an amazing day so please plan accordingly. Competitors in some cases were moved from their original bracket into a new bracket, you do not need to make the new weight, you were merged to make the most competitive brackets and to make sure everyone has a match.


Here are the links to the brackets for Saturday April 16, 2022 SAN DIEGO KIDS and TEENS Event. All brackets are final, there will be NO changes the day of the event. We will make changes over the next day, however, they will lock out Friday by noon, so please check back regularly.



Spectator Tickets can be purchased at weigh-ins for those of you that will be at weigh-ins on Friday April 15, 2022, and that will allow you to bypass the lines on Saturday as well. 

Spectator Fees are as follows:

$15 at the event Ages 6+ | Kids under 5 years old are free




You can also easily search for a match by using this basic search. 



You can stay up to date with current matches in the bullpen here. 




Here is your schedule for SATURDAY APRIL 16, 2022 at:












1. We will host a day before weigh in on  FRIDAY APRIL 15, 2022 from 12-3PM at HONU BJJ, 4310 ORANGE AVE, SAN DIEGO, CA 92105. If you plan to weigh in the day before, please feel free to attend this weigh in time. KIDS & TEENS that weigh in on Friday will receive their wrist bands and be able to bypass the Saturday lines.  


2. Weigh-Ins on the DAY OF THE EVENT at the venue are from 6-7AM Emergency weigh-ins for kids and teens traveling from out of state on SATURDAY APRIL 16, 2022 for all KIDS and TEENS DIVISIONS. ALL KIDS AND TEENS MUST BE WEIGHED IN BY 7AM. If you are late and not weighed in, matches WILL NOT BE HELD for you due to the amount of competitors and time alloted for the day. We advise you to weigh in Saturday to alleviate any stress on Sunday morning. 


3. There will NOT be a 1LB allowance for all athletes. Athletes DO NOT Have to weigh in wearing a GI. If you are over the maximum weight value of your weight class, you will be disqualified. There will be a test scale available prior to stepping on the official scales.


If you have any questions about bracketing or anything else, feel free to email us at or call us at 619-633-FIVE(3483). Please note, the phone will not be available Friday after 12 noon. 


See everyone this weekend. 







San Dieguito Academy

800 Santa Fe Dr 

Encinitas, CA 92024


Competitors Kids & Teens Registration is Now Open!

Please Note! We reserve the right to combine weight classes to create competitive weight divisions with sufficient competitors. When registering children, feel free to put them in their respective divisions. This is a Kids & Teens Open Event. 04.16.22 GI & NOGI


All Registered Athletes Will Receive The Following

Custom 4 inch medals for all divisions if you place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Place in your respective division. Collect Medal number 1 of 4 for this year

We DO NOT give out participation medals. Losing is an important part of ones growth and this teaches everyone that competition can be hard and unfair, and we must all overcome that fear and work harder. One must lose, to know how to win. You either win or you learn something valuable about yourself.


Registration Opens 02.07.22
Registration Price

Early Registration $59 one division $15 add’l division
 ends 02.13.22 at midnight

Regular Registration $79 one division $15 add'l division


Note: Registration Fees are Non-Refundable.

Exemption: Do not hesitate to register early. In the event that we are unable to find you a suitable match, we will issue you a full refund. Athletes who are alone in their bracket are eligible to receive a full refund of the registration fee if they contact and request to withdraw their name from the competition prior to the end of the appointed event registration check day.


$3.00 from each paid competitor is donated to the FIVE FORWARD FOUNDATION 501(C)3 and Project Bully to render charitable services to support our local based communities as well as award yearly scholarships.  

Spectator Entrance Fees

$15 at the event Ages 6+
Kids under 5 years old are free


Important Dates

Registration Deadline Monday April 11, 2022 midnight
Athlete Correction Deadline Tuesday April 12, 2022 5pm
Team Correction by Professor Deadline Tuesday April 13, 2022 5pm
Registration Check Day Tuesday April 14, 2022 5pm


Brackets & Schedule Release Date

Bracket Format | Kids - Double Elimination | Adults - Single Elimination

Thursday April14, 2022 – TBD


Tentative Event Schedule (Day of Event)

Doors Open To Public: 6AM
Rules Meeting: 715AM
Parents/Coaches Competitors Placed and Staged at Mats: 745AM
Rise for National Anthem: 750AM
Event Start Time: 8AM


Order of Bouts

Kids GI


Competitor and Spectators Entrance

There are 2 Pop Up Tents and lines available for check in for the morning rush, please refer to the line the best suits your needs.

Line 1 – Spectator’s tickets available at front door (morning only)
Line 2 – Competitor and Professors

Rule Book

For FIVE GRAPPLING Rules for Open Competitions, please click here ( RULES )


Kid and Teen Competitors (Very Important)

If you are registering a kid or teen of any age, you need to read this document ( WEIGHT CLASSES ), page 2, thoroughly, to limit age confusion. If teen competitors would like to register as an adult, please feel to email us at and we will move your teen around after completing the registration process in their respective division.


***PLEASE NOTE: Kids and Teens DO NOT have to weigh in with a GI on. We reserve the right to combine weight classes to create competitive weight divisions with sufficient competitors. When registering children, feel free to put them in their respective divisions. In an effort to create adequate and competitive matches, the rule of thumb is as follows; 1. Kids can be matched between 2 years and 10LBs and 2. Teens can be matched between 2 years and 15LBs. Boys and Girls can compete together up to the age of 12 Years Old.


Coaches and Professors (Very Important)

To register as a certified coach with five grappling on the coaches list, you must be a brown or black belt. Please email us to get on the coaches list. There are no exceptions to this rule. No other belt color will be considered for the coach’s list. In order for you to best utilize smoothcomp as a coach, you will need to create a coaches account for your academy. To do this, please email us at After creating an account, coaches will be able to see all athletes that have signed up under their academy. In addition to seeing who has signed up, coaches can also register and pay for their students as well as move them between divisions. For more information on how to best utilize a coaches account, visit


Disclaimer – coaches and professors must provide proof that they are a brown or black belt with a credible traceable lineage or a school owner.



If your school is not a registered school in the data base

You can add your school to the database for your athletes to register to your school, please click link here ( ADD NEW SCHOOL ) and follow the prompts. Upon completion of prompts and registration of school name and association, your students may begin registering.


Team Trophies and Points

Team trophies are awarded by kids/adults GI/NOGI combined scores. There are two separate trophies given in these categories, one for GI and one for NOGI.


Athlete points are tallied as followed

1st place = 9 points
2nd place = 3 points
3rd place = 1 point


Weigh Ins

We recommend all Kids weigh in the Day before and get wrist bands to limit any lag time on day of event. Weigh-Ins are avail from 12-3PM on FRIDAY 04.15.22 at HONU BJJ 4310 Orange Ave San Diego, CA 92105..

Weigh-Ins on the DAY OF THE EVENT at venue are from at 630AM-730AM on SATURDAY 04.16.22 for all KIDS and TEENS DIVISIONS. ALL KIDS AND TEENS MUST BE WEIGHED IN BY 730AM. 

Check Ins

Your respective division will be called and staged in the bullpen up to 1 hour prior to start time.
You uniform must be clean and ready for competition. (please see Rules Book for Minimum Requirements). It is important that you watch mat times all day long as they can slow down or speed up and it is your responsibility to be on time for your matches.


All Kids and Teens matches are double elimination.
 All Adult matches are single elimination. Scheduled Go Times & Mat Assignments:

All athletes must be standing by their mats at assigned times at least 15 minutes prior to their go time. Athletes are responsible to pay attention to the schedule as it is updated in real time all day long the day of the event. The schedule can run faster or longer due to what is happening on the mats at any time. Five Grappling is not responsible if competitors do not show and compete in your bracket.


Black Belts Compete for FREE. Please email us at for a credit if you are a black belt. Disclaimer- Black Belt athletes must be able to provide proof they are a black belt with a credible traceable lineage.


Absolute Divisions

Absolute Divisions are for ADULTS ONLY and you must register to compete in the Absolute Division.


Travel Accommodations



Registration Cancellation Policy

We do not issue refunds, you will receive a credit toward a future event. Registered competitors that are unable to compete due to illness, injury, or bereavement may request credit toward a future tournament up to 5 days prior to the tournament date. Refunds will only be offered if we are not able to find you a suitable match. FIVE GRAPPLING is not responsible for competitors other expenses such as, but not limited, travel or transportation.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at or call us via the Five Grappling offices at 619-633-FIVE(3483).

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