• Terms and Conditions

  • • Athletes should be in the warm up area at least 15 minutes prior to the time assigned for his or her division on the schedule.

    • The official weight measurements of this event is in KILOGRAMS.

    Refund Policy:

    The registration fee is non-refundable.


    • Athletes who place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their division will receive a medal at the event. All the medals should be picked up at the event's podium

    • Any false information provided during registration such as, but not limited to, DOB, may lead to immediate disqualification. Such actions are subject to suspension or even banishment from future DSD events.

    • If you are alone on your bracket you can contact dsde@desouza.tv until the day before registration check day and request a change on your registration; DSD Events does not guarantee that the division you want to be moved to will have another competitor on the day of the event. DSD Events reserves the right to merge categories to ensure competitors get at least one fight.

    • We try to accommodate as many athletes as possible in our events, but there is a limit on the number of athletes in order to guarantee a high quality event

    • DSD Events reserves the right to close registration when we reach full capacity, or on the day of the appointed event registration deadline, whichever comes first

    • We strongly suggest that athlete registration is finalized before making any travel arrangements.

  • Waiver Release Terms

    You hereby assume full responsibility and liability for all damages, injuries and losses that you may sustain or incur while participating in or watching the tournament.

    You realize that serious injury is commonplace in martial arts tournaments such as the one you are hereby entering and that death is a possibility. You also realize that if you are injured, you might be disfigured, disabled and/or rendered unable to work again. By entering into this competition you agree to and fully accept and assume liability for any and all injuries that you may incur expressly give up and waive any and all claims that you or anyone acting on your behalf or through you might have against DSD Events, the promoters, operators, sponsors, officials, participants, non-participants , effect or affect on you as a result of your participation and/or presence at the tournament.

    You authorize, and agree to hold harmless, whatever medical personnel that may be present at the tournament to take any action necessary, should you become injured.

    Any false information provided during registration such as DOB but not limited to; may lead to immediate disqualification; such actions are subject to suspension or even banishment from future DSD Events.

    You further understand that tickets will be sold to spectators to watch the tournament; that news media and others might cover the tournament and that it may also be videotaped or otherwise shown to audiences around the world. You hereby expressly and irrevocably forever consent to having your likeness shown, publicized, commented and/or reported on; and you do not expect to, and in fact waive any compensation you might otherwise be entitled to as a result thereof.

    You represent that you are in good health; that you are not presently, nor will you participate while under the influence of any drug or medication; that no one affiliated with this tournament has encouraged you to enter or made any representations regarding your fitness or ability to participate; that you have read and understood every provision of this release; and that you are legally competent to and freely enter into this waiver, release and assumption of risk agreement.

    If an athlete’s registration application is accepted and the athlete permitted to compete, Organizer hereby expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, with or without cause, to change, modify or otherwise edit information contained upon a the registration form, including but not limited to: the athlete’s academy's name and affiliation and/or the competitor's name and/or nickname. Organizer likewise expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, with or without cause, to add or remove an athlete from the open weight division.

    The head coach of an academy's competition team shall be granted the right to change a competitor's registration information. Such changes are limited to: weight division, competitor's name/nickname, academy affiliation and those member's of the academy that will be competing in the open weight division.

    You further understand that you are responsible for checking and must check your registration information for the event on the website on the registration list for: weight, belt, academy, age division, and name information by the specified registration check day.

    You further understand that the registration check day is the last possible day to make any corrections ( including typographical errors made by us), to your registration information for the event. You understand and acknowledge that after the registration check day, no changes will be made and no refunds will be given. You understand that if you don’t verify your information and send a notification for the correction by the specific time, no changes are permitted after that time and any mistakes in the brackets, whether or not caused by you, may lead to your immediate disqualification.

    DSD Events hereby expressly reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, with or without cause to deny a potential athlete/competitor’s registration/application for permission to compete in the event. The terms athlete and/or competitor may be used interchangeably.