Recent developments regarding COVID-19 in Australia.
Dear Australian BJJ Community,
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that as of the 18th of March 2020 all non-essential gatherings above 100 persons are to be cancelled / postponed until further notice.
Australian Grappling Championships has always operated in the best interests of the BJJ community and more importantly athlete’s health and safety.
During this public crisis it is our responsibility to ensure the safety of our BJJ community, our athletes and members of the general public. Our best course of action is to post-pone all AGC scheduled events until Government restrictions are lifted and the AGC Team are advised that it’s safe to do so by our countries governing health bodies.
We will be back in your state as soon as it is possible to bring you a safe event.
The following events are postponed effective immediately.
- AGC Newcastle Open – March 22nd 2020
- AGC Sydney Open – March 29th 2020
- AGC Melbourne Open – April 5th 2020
- AGC Team Series 2 – April 17th 2020
COVID-19 Affected Events - Refunds & Credit Options.
As a small business aiming to ensure athletes best interests, we have always worked incredibly hard ensure we keep competitors costs down – giving them a lower cost to entry, whilst also ensuring the competitor experience is high.
AGC will be offering competitors the following opportunities in regards to compensation as a direct result of the postponed events listed above.
Option 1 - Full Refund:
A Full refund of Competitor fees through original payment methods (PayPal/EFT etc.)
We understand that it is incredibly disappointing that our events are not going ahead. We have put an endless amount of time and effort bring you these competitions all the way from SA.
For anyone that is able and willing to support us through this difficult time so that we can continue to bring you safe events in the future, we are offering the following.
Option 2 – 2x Free Event Registrations:
Keep your registration (No refund) and receive free entry into the next two AGC competitions of your choice (unlimited divisions).
If you would like to support us with this option but decide not to compete in our future events you can request a full refund at any time.
For Refunds/Free Event Registration requests and any other general enquiries please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We understand that this is a difficult time for all Australian’s and we ask that you continue to support those in need and assist your fellow Australian’s in any way you can.
We would like to wish all of our BJJ Community, their friends and families the best in their health and workplace situations at this present time.
We will be back and will continue to support the Australian BJJ community as soon as we can.
Australian Grappling Championships PTY LTD