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Submission Only - ISOF Standard Rules / EBI Overtime Rules

The Submission Challenge provides the nations best Submission Only Jiu-Jitsu experience for the entire family. Our event ofers 100's of possible divisions with incredible awards and unforgettable matches. We utilize the ISOF Standard ruleset for Youth, Teens, and Adult competition. Rules are broken-down by skill level and age. In the event no submission is obtained competitors go into Overtime using EBI Overtime rules. For a detailed break down of rules click here. 

To ensure our competitors have the best experience possible we've broken down the registration and bracketing schedule for you so you don't miss a thing. 


Our event is an Online Registration Only event. There is no day of registration for any events and all event registrations closes Sunday before the event date.


That would mean REGISTRATION WOULD END SUNDAY JAN 21ST AT MIDNIGHT. The Sunday before the event. 

Registration Process

Registration  PRICING $69 for one division $99 for two $30 for absolute

EARLY BIRD PRICING $59 for one division $79 for two $20 for absolute

We offer fantastic pricing for all of our competitors including a special discount for those who get on the ball and register early! We offer early bird discount pricing up until two week before the event registration deadline. Check your event page or event poster for specific registration deadlines and dates. Gi and No-Gi Competition plus Absolute divisions for Adults. Championship Belts for our Expert level winners in Kids, Teens, and Adult Divisions. 

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 ISOF Membership

We are proud to be an official representative for the ISOF. The International Submission Only Federation. The Submission Challenge uses the ISOF for all of our event registration and bracketing processes. As such, Athletes are required to register with the ISOF and create an Athlete Profile. This is a Free membership and will be the competitors Athlete Profile for all Sub Challenge events. Rankings for Individual Athlete, school, and affiliation are counted so be sure to complete your athlete profile accordingly. You can create your ISOF Athlete account here. Note: for families, each individual athlete will need their own ISOF Athlete Account.  View Submission Challenge Rankings Here.

All Competitors must first have an ISOF Account before Registering for an Event. Before registering for any Sub Challenge event you will be prompted to login to your ISOF Account or Create a New Account. Please use your original ISOF Account in order to keep your rankings accurate for yourself and your teams. 

Competitor Lists and Bracket Preparation 

Submission Challenge prepares all brackets ahead of time to ensure a professionally ran and smooth event. Digital versions of the brackets are distributed to all competitors for an initial viewing, revisions and change requests are accepted and processed, a revised version of the brackets are released with a final deadline set for changes, then a final version of the competitive brackets are released! 

- Registration and Bracketing Schedule

  • Sunday before event date: Registration closes at Midnight. No week of or day of reg accepted. 
  • Sunday Midnight : registration change requests end at Midnight.
  • Tuesday Morning: Initial Brackets Released
  • Tuesday Midnight: Edit and Change requests must be submitted
  • Wednesday Morning: Revised brackets released
  • Wednesday Midnight: Final requests submitted
  • Thursday Morning: Final Brackets Released


There are no refunds for any event registrations whatsoever. All registrations and payments are final. In the event that you are unable to compete an equal event registration credit is granted for any other future event of your choosing without expiration AND you may gift your current registration to another competitor of your choosing as long as it is submitted before registration deadlines.



Rules and regulations

Submission Challenge utilizes the standard rules of the International Submission Only Federation for all of our matches. We also utilize EBI Overtime rules. Click below for full rules and regulations.