UAEJJF Ranking Regulations 2021

BEST OF THE SEASON

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The Qualification System aims to ensure that the principles of Universality, Performance, and Gender Equity, remain the focus for the UAEJJF participation. In addition, a number of other technical principles and rules have been established to provide a basis for the development of the UAEJJF Qualification System.

The ranking is the fairest way of awarding the effort and the talent of each athlete that signs up to one of the UAEJJF tournaments throughout the year. It is also great incentive for more and more athletes to take part in as many events as they can.

THE UAEJJF RANKING PERIOD WILL BE IN GENERAL FOR 12 MONTHS, STARTING IN JANUARY 2021.

The points for each individual tournament will expire as follows:

  • From January 1st of 2021 to December 31st of 2021, the points will count 100%
  • After December 31st of 2021, the points will be reduced to 0 and will not be accounted anymore.

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Types of Rank

  1. Individual Rankings
  2. Club Rankings
  3. School Rankings

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1. Individual Rankings

Are divided by:

  • Gender (Men / Women)
  • Age (U16 / U18 / Adults)
  • Weight

Points acquired by:

  • Vice President's Jiu-Jitsu League
  • Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu League
  • UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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2. Club rankings

Are divided by:

  • Age (U16 / U18 / Adults)

Points acquired by:

  • Vice President's Jiu-Jitsu League
  • Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu League
  • UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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3. School Rankings

Are divided by

  • Gender (School Boys / School Girls)

Points acquired by:

Kids Tournaments

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Point system

- Individual and Club Rankings

- School Rankings

Points awarded based on players' placement on the bracket as follows:

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At the end of the Season, the men and women at the top of each AGE division rankings will become the champions of the season and win the prize.

At the end of the Season, the best clubs in each age division (U16 - U18 - Adults) will become the champions of the season and win the prize.

OBS: Men and women will sum points together for the clubs rankings

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Definitions

  1. The UAEJJF Ranking is the mathematical method of ranking men and women on a calendar-year basis.
  2. The UAEJJF Ranking is the objective merit-based method used for determining qualification for fighters' entries and seeding in all championships.
  3. The UAEJJF Ranking are run 12 times per year (only GI championships)
  4. Only UAE nationality players will be added to the individual rankings. Players from different nationalities will only sum points for the club's rankings.
  5. Fighters may not carry points to different divisions.
  6. If during the players transfer window, one player has been moved from one Club to another, the Club points will not be transferred to the new club. And the Player points will remain the same, as it brelongs to him/she.

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Important:

Fighters alone in a bracket will be moved to an upper division if a spot is available, under the request of the Club during the verification days only.

EXCEPTIONS WHERE POINTS WILL NOT BE GIVEN:

  • After the brackets are generated, if there is a non-showed up or a disqualification, the player involved will not get participation points.

 points will be given:

  • If there is only one player after the bracket is generated.
  • If there are only players from the same club after the bracket is generated.
  • For both case above, players need to show-up on the day of the championship, and qualify on the Weight-in.

 

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Additional Rules

In case of equality of total Rank points, the higher ranking will be decided by:

  1. The highest sum of the current points from the UAE National Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
  2.  Number of matches won by the fighter through the season.
  3. Number of gold medals through the season
  4. Sum of total number of medals won throught the season.