TEAM USA Grappling Qualifier Petition
The UWW Grappling World Championships will be held 28-31 October in Belgrade, Serbia. USA Grappling (USAG) is hosting the Team USA Grappling World Team Trials for those athletes who would like to represent the United States of America.
Team USA Grappling Trials is open for all competitors who are registered Adult Athletes with USAG. All competitors must hold a valid USA passport. USAG will consider the following criteria for the USA Team grappling trials selection that will enter them into a 8 person bracket. Registration will be open from September 1, 2021 to October 4, 2021.
USAG will review all the applications and will then make the final selection based on the criteria and internal selection criteria. USAG will have the final decision for all petitions. Athletes that are selected will be placed in an 8 person bracket. The champion at each prospective weight class will represent the United States at the UWW Grappling World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. The trials will only be for No-Gi competition for 2021. Winners of No-Gi trials have the option to compete in UWW Grappling Gi in Serbia.
Rules for Scoring
Grappling: a hybrid sport formed of wrestling and jiu-jitsu whose art consists in forcing the opponent to admit they cannot escape the maneuver without harm.
USA Grappling is a 501c3 that is the national federation governing the multiple disciplines of grappling sports.
"OUR MISSION: USA GRAPPLING, GUIDED BY THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT, PROVIDES QUALITY OPPORTUNITIES FOR ITS MEMBERS TO ACHIEVE THEIR FULL HUMAN AND ATHLETIC POTENTIAL."