American National Kids Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship

July 10th, 2016

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The tournament will be located through Entrance S4 on Level 2 in the South Hall. The closest parking lot to this entrance is the Platinum Parking Lot located just off of Swenson St. Click here for map of location (PDF). Please contact ibjjf@ibjjf.com should you have questions.

Relevant Dates

  • Athletes affiliation and
    Academy registration deadline

    Jun 17th, 2016

    Athletes affiliation and academy registration deadline

    All minors (age 17 and younger), brown and black belt athletes must be properly affiliated for the current year. All tournaments taking place in Brazil require all participating athlete's to be properly affiliated for the current year.

    All academies must be registered in order for its students to register in the competition.

    All the documentation must be sent properly filled and signed as instructed on the e-mail received when soliciting your affiliation online. Minors, Brown and Black belts with pending and/or incorrect documentation won't be able to register for the tournament, as they need to have their request approved first. This rule applies to athlete's of all belt and age ranks who wish to participate in tournaments in Brazil.

    For information about how to become a member or renew your membership please access this page.

    For more information on how to register your academy please access this page.
  • Registration deadline

    Jun 27th, 2016

    Registration deadline

    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. THE FEDERATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE REGISTRATION when we reach full capacity, or at midnight event local time on the appointed event registration deadline, whichever comes first.

    We strongly suggest the registration is taken care of, before any travel arrangement's.

  • Athlete correction deadline

    Jun 28th, 2016

    Athlete correction deadline

    Last day for Athletes to make or request their corrections to ibjjf@ibjjf.com

    Athletes can log in their accounts and edit the registration information. To log in, go to www.ibjjfdb.com and use your e-mail and password.
  • Team correction by professor

    From Jun 29th, 2016 to Jun 29th, 2016

    Team correction by professor

    Professors have until the date listed to send the team assembly/correction to ibjjf@ibjjf.com

    Professors please send email with the list to the email above.
  • Registration checkday

    Jul 1st, 2016

    Registration checkday

    Athletes and professors who requested a change/correction must check the competitors list to make sure that the correction requested was made correctly.

    At registration checkday IBJJF will only correct typing mistakes made by our staff, on the requests made by athletes and professors sent by the deadlines above.

    New corrections requests will not be made on this day.

    If you have any problem with your registration correction, send an e-mail to ibjjf@ibjjf.com


    Deadline for emails is 5PM Event local time.
  • Schedule release date

    Jul 7th, 2016

    Schedule release date

    On this date IBJJF will be releasing the final schedule. Time of release will depend upon tournament's organization.
  • Brackets release date

    Jul 7th, 2016

    Brackets release date

    The brackets will be available online at our website.

Belt & Age Divisions

Male and Female *
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2012 Mighty-Mite 1 Gray
2011 Mighty-Mite 2 Gray
2010 Mighty-Mite 3 Gray
2009 Pee-Wee 1 Gray, Yellow
2008 Pee-Wee 2 Gray, Yellow
2007 Pee-Wee 3 Gray, Yellow
2006 Junior 1 Gray, Yellow, Orange
2005 Junior 2 Gray, Yellow, Orange
2004 Junior 3 Gray, Yellow, Orange
2003 Teen 1 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green **
2002 Teen 2 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green **
2001 Teen 3 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green **
* Male and Female competitors do not compete in the same divisions. ** Orange and Green belt athlete's will compete in the same weight/age brackets.

Open Class

There is no open class for this event.

Important Info

• The IBJJF understands the importance of an athlete to have a match when registering for our tournaments, and because of that, we decided to allow a few changes on kids' registration when necessary.
• In an effort to provide more matches for the athlete's in the teen division, IBJJF is combining weight/age divisions for green and orange belt competitors in this event.
• On July 1st, athletes may move up one weight/age division in order to have an opponent when he or she is alone in their weight division.
• IBJJF does not guarantee that the division in which your child is registered will have competitors on the day of the event.
• If your child has at least one other athlete in his/her division, you will not be able to move up to another division.
• If you decide to not move your child to another age division, IBJJF will try its best to have a exhibition match for your child.

• Athlete's registered in Mighty Mite & Pee Wee Divisions are allowed to enter the competition area with 1 coach only.
• Refer to the schedule link in order to know when you should be at the event and inside the warm up area.
Click here for information on the computer management system used for this event.
• It is mandatory to have an official picture ID at all times.
• The official weight measurements of this event is in POUNDS.

Refund Policy:

The registration fee is non-refundable.
Exemption: Athletes who are alone in their bracket are eligible to receive a full refund of the registration fee if they contact ibjjf@ibjjf.com and request to withdraw their name from the competition prior to the end of the appointed event registration check day.

Others:

• Athletes will receive a complimentary event t-shirt which they should pick up at the event. All shirts should be picked up at the event's shirt booth.
• 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.
• Each team can only have two athletes in the same division bracket (of age/weight/belt). If your team has more than 2 athletes in the same division, the professor needs to email ibjjf@ibjjf.com prior to professor's correction deadline in order to create different teams for the same academy. This rule does not prevent you from registering for the event.
• There will be five trophies awarded for this event:
Overall
Mighty Mite
Pee Wee
Junior
Teen
• 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 IBJJF events.
• If you are alone on your bracket you can contact ibjjf@ibjjf.com till the day before registration check day and request a change on your registration. IBJJF does not guarantee that the division you want to be moved to will have another competitor at the day of the event.
• 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.
• IBJJF 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.
• Before each fight, athletes will be asked to show their valid form of photo identification(ID) to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand.
• Signs/flags may not be larger than 11" x 17" (28cm x 44cm) in dimension.
• This tournament is organized by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

Please click here to download a copy of the event poster.

The Westgate Hotel will be offering discounted hotel reservations for the duration of the 2016 UFC Fan Expo. Click here for more information.

Courses

There will be an IBJJF Rules Seminar offered on July 7th at Soul Fighters Las Vegas which begins at 6PM. Click here for more information and early event registration.
Location:
Las Vegas Convention Center (UFC Fan Expo)
3150 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas
NV
USA
89109
Prices: $85.00 (USD) until June 3rd, 2016
$95.00 (USD) until June 27th, 2016

* registration fee includes one (1) free event shirt

Spectator Entrance Fee:
Admittance to the IBJJF tournament area is free for all spectators however you will need a UFC Fan Expo Pass to access the rest of the event facility. Please refer to the UFC Fan Expo's entrance costs - UFC Fan Expo Website. Please contact us at ibjjf@ibjjf.com if you have any questions.
• Registered competitors will receive one (1) complementary pass that will cover entrance into the full UFC Fan Expo facility during its duration. **
• Each registered youth competitor (17 y.o. and younger) will receive one (1) complementary pass that will cover entrance into the full UFC Fan Expo facility during its duration for a parent/guardian. **

** Tickets will be emailed to the registered athletes prior to the event from @ticketmaster. If you experience problems receiving your ticket, please contact info@ufc.com or events@ufc.com for assistance.

Please contact ibjjf@ibjjf.com if you have any questions.