Fitcon 2019 Sumo Event Schedule (download)


April 12 & 13th, 2019, Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, UT
Tournament Director: Kelly Gneiting – 505-567-1776,
Event Schedule
Thursday, April 11th, 2019, ALL DAY (Location TBA)
Weigh-ins of athletes for tournament
DAY 1: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
11:00 AM Friday, April 12th, 2019
Weigh-ins & Registration for Current Day’s Sumo Tournament:
(6 hours, Location TBA)
6:00 PM Friday, April 12th, 2019
Warm up, Demonstration, Rules, and Announcements
· Mens: Lightweight, Middleweight, Light-Heavy, and Heavyweight Divisions
6:30 PM
· Mens: OPEN Division (1 hour)
9:15 PM Completion Closes
DAY 2: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
10:00 AM Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Weigh-ins & Registration for Current Day’s NEW ATHLETES ONLY:
(1/2 hour, Location: At the dohyo)
10:30 AM Snake River Sumo Assn. (SRSA) Beginners Clinic: 1.5 hours
NOON · SRSA Practice tournament, Beginners only (<1.5 years in sumo)
Womens & Mens, 45 mins
1:00 PM · Womens: Lightweight, Middleweight, Light-Heavy, and Heavyweight
    and OPEN Divisions; 4 overall divisions (1 hour)
2:00 PM Modified Team Competition (women with men):
· 2 athletes per team will form each team (selected randomly, but then adjusted for athletic balance)
· Each athlete will be labeled 1 and 2.
· The 1’s will compete, and the 2’s will compete against each other
· If one side has 2 wins and 0 losses, they will move on in the bracket
· If not there will be a third and fourth match:
Winner vs. Winner & Loser vs. Loser
· If the competition is 2-2 at the end of 4 matches, there will be a 5th Match,
Each team will decide who will compete in the final match for the win
· If either team is indecisive, the athlete will be determined by the flip of a coin
4:00 PM · Senior Division Mens: those above 45 years old & older (1 hour)
5:00 PM Completion Closes
Medal Ceremony
Sumo Event Closes 5:30 p.m.