Tournament Rules Quiz

Study for the quiz, take the quiz, submit your score, and get entered to win a free tournament registration for the Revolution! We encourage you to go ahead and register, we will reimburse you if you win!


Rules and Guidelines for the Rules Quiz:

  • This quiz is based on the IBJJF rules and scoring system which many tournaments follow.

  • You must submit your answers by midnight February 18th (just before the cut off for early registration). Drawing will happen Saturday, February 19th

  • You may go ahead and register yourself and we will reimburse your registration if you win

  • We encourage you to study!

  • You must score at least 25 points to be entered into the drawing, if you get an extremely high score your name will be entered twice

  • We will be posting the answers soon, but please don't cheat, it ruins the fun


Here are some links to help you study:

Downloadable IBJJF Rule book and videos: Books and Videos | IBJJF

Information on the Revolutions Rules: TOURNAMENT RULES | leapllc


General Questions worth 1 point

1. How many points do you get for a take down?

2. How many points do you get for passing the guard?

3. How many points do you get for side control?

4. How many points do you get for knee on belly?

5. How many points do you get for mount?

6. How many points do you get for taking the back?

7. How long do you have to hold the position to get your points?

8. If you voluntarily leave a point scoring position and return to it (e.g. you leave mount to take side control then regain mount) how many points do you get?

9. Are you allowed to talk to your opponent or the referee during the match?

10.True of False, you are allowed to put your hands inside your opponent's sleeve or pants during a guard pass or sweep or another movement?

11.What does "Combate" (pronounced "com-batch") mean?

12.What does "Parou" (pronounced pah-ro) mean?

13. Can you get knee on belly points if your opponent is on their side instead of flat on their back?

14. Do you get knee on belly points if you are facing away from your opponent with knee on belly (i.e. the knee closer to the head is the one on the belly)?

15. True or False, you will get back points once you are on your opponent’s back and have both hooks in and hold it for 3 seconds?

16. True or False, you will get back points if you have your opponent’s back have one hook and one of your opponent’s arms trapped with the other leg?

17.True or False, you will get back points if you have your opponent’s back and your feet are crossed in front of them?

18.True of False, you will get back points if you have your opponent’s back and have a body triangle?

More Advanced Questions: Worth 2 points

19.When do you get an advantage point for a submission attempt?

20.In what situation do you get points for a takedown if your opponent pulls guard?

20.In what situation do you get points for a takedown if your opponent pulls guard?

21.In what situation do you get points for a takedown if your opponent jumps guard?

22.True of False, you will get a new set of knee on belly points if your opponent fights out of the position and you regain the position?

23.True or False, you will get a new set of knee on belly points if you voluntarily leave knee on belly and regain it?

24.True or False, you will get mount points if you are in technical mount?

25.True or False, you will get mount points if you are mounted but facing away from your opponent (facing towards their legs)?

26.When do you not get any points or any advantages from mount?

27.True or False, you will get sweep points when you move from bottom to top in the 50/50 guard?

28. True or False, you may pull, kneel or sit guard without a grip?

29. True of False, if you push your opponent out of bounds without a clear attempt at a submission or takedown you will receive an advantage?

Bonus Questions: Worth 3 points

30.What happens if you land a takedown outside the safety area (i.e. completely out of bounds)?

31.If you get a takedown in the safety area and stabilize for 3 seconds what happens?

32.True or False, you will get points for a takedown if your opponent jumps guard and you set them down within 3 seconds?

33.True or False, you will get mount points if you have one arm trapped but your knee is below their shoulder?

34.True or False, you will get mount points if you have one arm trapped but your knee is above their shoulder?

True or False, you will get mount points if you are in mount and you have both your opponent’s arms trapped under your knees?

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General Questions worth 1 point 1. How many points do you get for a take down? 2 points 2. How many points do you get for passing the guard? 3 points 3. How many points do you get for side co