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IBJJF BJJ Championships June 2023

IBJJF BJJ Championships June 2023

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The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) organizes multiple regional championships every year. In June, the IBJJF scheduled eight championships, including the World Championship, Rio International Open Gi and No-Gi Championships, Kids International Championship, and Indianapolis International Open Gi and No-Gi Championships. Listed below are the full details and links to sign up for each championship.

1. World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

Photo Credit: @ibjjf.com

1.1. Championship Dates

June 1st to June 4th, 2023

1.2. Championship Location

The Walter Pyramid (CSULB)
1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach
CA - 90840
United States of America

1.3. Prices (Standard)

Prices Due Date
$138.00 (USD) April 9th 2023
$169.00 (USD) April 30th 2023
$185.00 (USD) May 21st 2023

1.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Day Fee
Thursday $20
Friday $20
Saturday $25
Sunday $25

1.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 10th, 2023
Registration Deadline May 21st, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline May 22nd, 2023
Professor Correction Period May 23rd - 24th, 2023
Registration Check Day May 26th, 2023
Schedule Release Date May 30th, 2023
Brackets Release Date May 30th, 2023

1.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females.

Belt Age Division Year or Birth
Blue, Purple Juvenile 1 2007
Blue, Purple Juvenile 2 2006
Blue, Purple, Brown, and Black  Adult Before & During 2005

1.7. Rules for Open-Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions:

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

Black Belt Adults

All competitors can participate and compete in the Open Class

Note: Only competitors who get 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

1.8. Prizes and Medals

In the World Championship, the IBJJF announced cash prizes for only the winners of the Black Belt champions.

For All Weight Divisions (Black Belts)

No. of Athletes in Division 2-8 9-16 17-32 33+
Prize for Champions $5,000.00 (USD) $6,000.00 (USD) $7,000.00 (USD) $8,000.00 (USD)

For Open Class (Black Belt)

No. of Athletes in Division Open
Prize for Champions $15,000.00 (USD)

Medals

  • Competitors in every belt and weight category who get 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

1.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the IBJJF World Championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

1.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

2. Rio International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

Rio International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

2.1. Championship Dates

June 17th to June 18th, 2023

2.2. Championship Location

Arena Cel. Wenceslau Malta
Estrada São Pedro de Alcântara 2020, Parque Olímpico da Vila Militar
Deodoro, Rio de Janeiro
RJ - 21615-435
Brazil

2.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
R$220 (BRL) May 19th, 2023
R$240 (BRL) June 9th, 2023

Rio International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
R$389 (BRL) May 19th, 2023
R$416 (BRL) June 9th, 2023

2.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge

2.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 25th, 2023
Registration Deadline June 9th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 10th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 11th - 12th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 14th, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 16th, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 16th, 2023

2.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
White, Blue, Purple Juvenile 2006 to 2007
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

2.7. Rules for Open-Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

White Belts

No Open Weight Division for White Belts

Note: Only competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

2.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

2.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Rio International Open championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

2.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

3. Rio International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

Rio International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

3.1. Championship Dates

June 17th to June 18th, 2023

3.2. Championship Location

Arena Cel. Wenceslau Malta
Estrada São Pedro de Alcântara 2020, Parque Olímpico da Vila Militar
Deodoro, Rio de Janeiro
RJ - 21615-435
Brazil

3.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
R$220 (BRL) May 19th, 2023
R$240 (BRL) June 9th, 2023

Rio International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
R$389 (BRL) May 19th, 2023
R$416 (BRL) June 9th, 2023

3.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge

3.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 25th, 2023
Registration Deadline June 9th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 10th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 11th - 12th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 14th, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 16th, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 16th, 2023

3.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
Blue, Purple Juvenile 2006 to 2007
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

3.7. Rules for Open-Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

Note: Only competitors who will win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

3.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

3.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Rio International No-Gi championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

3.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

4. Kids International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship - Houston 2023

Kids International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship - Houston 2023

4.1. Championship Date

June 17th, 2023

4.2. Championship Location

The Pavilion Arena - Forest Brook Middle School
7525 Tidwell Rd
Houston
TX - 77016
United States of America

4.3. Prices (Standard)

Prices Due Date
$108 (USD) May 19th, 2023
$120 (USD) June 9th, 2023

4.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge

4.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 25th, 2023
Registration Deadline June 9th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 10th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 11th - 12th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 14th, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 16th, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 16th, 2023

4.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
Grey Mightymite 1 2019
Grey Mightymite 2 2018
Grey Mightymite 3 2017
Grey, Yellow Peewee 1 2016
Grey, Yellow Peewee 2 2015
Grey, Yellow Peewee 3 2014
Grey, Yellow, Orange Junior 1 2013
Grey, Yellow, Orange Junior 2 2012
Grey, Yellow, Orange Junior 3 2011
Grey, Yellow, Orange, Green Teen 1 2010
Grey, Yellow, Orange, Green Teen 2 2009
Grey, Yellow, Orange, Green  Teen 3 2008

4.7. Rules for Open Class Competitors

No Open Class

4.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

4.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Kids International IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

4.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

5. Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

5.1. Championship Dates

June 17th to June 18th, 2023

5.2. Championship Location

Pop Warner Youth Pavilion - Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center
1202 East 38th St
Indianapolis
IN - 46205
United States of America

5.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
$125 (USD) May 19th, 2023
$150 (USD) June 9th, 2023

Indianapolis International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
$212 (USD) May 19th, 2023
$256 (USD) June 9th, 2023

5.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge
(Parking Fee: $10 USD)

5.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 25th, 2023
Registration Deadline June 9th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 10th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 11th - 12th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 14th, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 16th, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 16th, 2023

5.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
White, Blue, Purple Juvenile 2007 and 2006
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

5.7. Rules for Open Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

White Belts

No Open Weight Division for White Belts

Note: Only competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class. 

5.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of any division.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

5.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

5.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

6. Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

6.1. Championship Dates

June 17th to June 18th, 2023

6.2 Championship Location

Pop Warner Youth Pavilion - Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center
1202 East 38th St
Indianapolis
IN - 46205
United States of America

6.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
$125 (USD) May 19th, 2023
$150 (USD) June 9th, 2023

Indianapolis International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
$212 (USD) May 19th, 2023
$256 (USD) June 9th, 2023

6.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge
(Parking Fee: $10 USD)

6.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline May 25th, 2023
Registration Deadline June 9th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 10th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 11th - 12th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 14th, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 16th, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 16th, 2023

6.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
Blue, Purple Juvenile 2007 and 2006
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

6.7. Rules for Open Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

Note: Only competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

6.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

6.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

6.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

7. Fortaleza International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

Fortaleza International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2023

7.1. Championship Dates

June 24th to June 25th 2023

7.2. Championship Location

Ginásio Paulo Sarasate
R. Ildefonso Albano, 2050, Dionísio Torres
Fortaleza
CE - 60115-000
Brazil

7.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
R$220 (BRL) May 26th, 2023
R$240 (BRL) June 16th, 2023

Fortaleza International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
R$389 (BRL) May 26th, 2023
R$416 (BRL) June 16th, 2023

7.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge

7.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline June 1st, 2023
Registration Deadline  June 16th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 17th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 18th - 19th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 21st, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 23rd, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 23rd, 2023

7.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
White, Blue, Purple Juvenile 2006 to 2007
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

7.7. Rules for Open Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

White Belts

No Open Weight Division for White Belts

Note: Only competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

7.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

7.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Fortaleza International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

7.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

8. Fortaleza International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

Fortaleza International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship 2023

8.1. Championship Dates

June 24th to June 25th 2023

8.2. Championship Location

Ginásio Paulo Sarasate
R. Ildefonso Albano, 2050, Dionísio Torres
Fortaleza
CE - 60115-000
Brazil

8.3. Prices

Standard

Prices Due Date
R$220 (BRL) May 26th, 2023
R$240 (BRL) June 16th, 2023

Fortaleza International Open IBJJF 2023 - Combo

Prices Due Date
R$389 (BRL) May 26th, 2023
R$416 (BRL) June 16th, 2023

8.4. Spectator Entrance Fee

Free of Charge

8.5. Relevant Dates

Affiliation Deadline June 1st, 2023
Registration Deadline June 16th, 2023
Athlete Correction Deadline June 17th, 2023
Professor Correction Period June 18th-19th, 2023
Registration Check Day June 21st, 2023
Schedule Release Date June 23rd, 2023
Brackets Release Date June 23rd, 2023

8.6. Age Division and Belt Division

For Both Males and Females

Belt Age Division Year of Birth
Blue, Purple Juvenile 2006 to 2007
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Adult Before & During 2005
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 1 Before & During 1993
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 2 Before & During 1987
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 3 Before & During 1982
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 4 Before & During 1977
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 5 Before & During 1972
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 6 Before & During 1967
Blue, Purple, Brown, Black Master 7 Before & During 1962

8.7. Rules for Open Class Competitors

For Juvenile Blue and Purple Belts

Two Open Class Divisions

Open Class Light Rooster - Lightweight
Open Class Heavy Middle - Ultra Heavyweight

Note: Only competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place can register for the Open Class.

8.8. Prize and Medals

  • No cash prize for winners of all divisions.
  • Competitors who win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded medals.
  • Medals will only be granted on the podium. The IBJJF will not mail out any medals.
  • Only one group trophy will be given in this event.

8.9. How to Watch Live Broadcast

For a live broadcast of the Indianapolis International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi championship, visit the IBJJF youtube channel.

8.10. For Registration

For further details and registration, here is the link.

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