Is the tournament Gi? No-Gi? Both?
ALL our Tap Cancer Out BJJ Open tournaments are GI-ONLY. We do not offer the opportunity to compete in multiple weight/belt/age classes as many divisions overlap and run concurrently. We do not offer Absolute divisions.
What are your division formats? Single elimination? Round robin?
For Adult divisions, we generally use single-elimination. We do offer third-place matches, however we reserve the right to award double-bronze if the size of a tournament deems it necessary.
When time allows, we may offer Round Robin to all competitors, including adults (kids ar...
Where can I see the brackets or competitor lists?
We never post the brackets. The reality of our charity BJJ tournament is that we never disqualify anyone (unless they show up AFTER their division has already launched). So when someone shows up and miss weight or realize they’ve registered for the wrong division (ahem :: parents) we h...
When is the schedule released?
We release the schedule no later than the Thursday before the tournament (usually earlier). It's emailed to all competitors, posted in the Facebook Event page, and added to the tournament website.
However, all our tournaments run in the same format, with kids starting the day at 9:00am (youngest...
All Your Smoothcomp Questions Answered Here
📛 A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SMOOTHCOMP AND HOW WE RUN OUR TOURNAMENT 📛
We send the following content as an email to all competitors of every tournament. We also post it in the Facebook Event Page of the respective event. Please read below if you have a question about how we use Smoothcomp.
How do you handle larger kids divisions? How many matches will my child have?
All Youth divisions (younger than 16-years-old) are Round Robin, generally meaning that everyone fights everyone. However, there are caveats depending on size of the division.
Divisions with more than eight (8) children will be split and treated as entirely separate divisions (each with their ow...
Where can I find the your event schedule?
All our upcoming tournaments are listed here: https://www.tapcancerout.org/tournaments/
We typically publish our yearlong schedule by February of that year. Our January/February events open for registration in early November.