Do IBJJF legal shorts have to have velcro?

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  1. Dirty Holt

    Dirty Holt Black Belt Professional Fighter

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  2. fanboysareevil

    fanboysareevil Green Belt

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    Should you be DQ'd? No.

    Is it in the rulebook? To my knowledge, no, and I just checked.

    Will they DQ you for meaningless non-violation? Very possibly.
     
  3. loyalyolayal

    loyalyolayal Steel Belt

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    My fascination for fight shorts have waned through the years. My team mate wasn't allowed to compete because of this fight shorts bs. I just buy cheap soccer shorts in the boys section.


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  4. Burning Hammer

    Burning Hammer Banned Banned

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    Tell them you'll only grapple naked.
     
  5. Shizzx

    Shizzx Blue Belt

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    they do check before you get on the mat.. if they allowed you to go once with them on and later one tried to dq you.. that foul... i have two pairs that i use at tournaments and doesnt have a velcro crotch at all. the other does. and never had a problem with either. now if its zipper there instead then it maybe a problem

    but it sound like what they did to me about my gi have a patch that the boarder of the patch was too low that iw as over my belt line. so i had to change it ( they allowed me) .. THey are DICKS about stupid shit.
     
  6. NoGiRonin

    NoGiRonin Orange Belt

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    The IBJJF can suck a dick. I never have competed for them and never will. Dumb shit like this is one of the many reasons.
     
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  7. Badger67

    Badger67 Taxidea taxus

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    I used to compete under them, now i refuse to for a myriad of reasons. I don't blame you.
     
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  8. Kenny from MD

    Kenny from MD Less angry than before.

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    I've competed in surfing board shorts a few times, both with a tie waist and another pair that has a zipper and tie.

    The only time they've made me change my shorts was for one pair having a pocket on them.
     

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