Chicago Summer Kids International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

August 13th, 2017

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Championship Registration Open. Register Now!

Relevant Dates

  • Athletes affiliation and
    Academy registration deadline

    Jul 21st, 2017

    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

    Aug 4th, 2017

    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

    Aug 5th, 2017

    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 Aug 6th, 2017 to Aug 7th, 2017

    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

    Aug 9th, 2017

    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

    Aug 9th, 2017

    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

    Aug 11th, 2017

    Brackets release date

    The brackets will be available online at our website.

Belt & Age Divisions

Male and Female *
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2010 Pee-Wee 1 Gray and Yellow **
2009 Pee-Wee 2 Gray and Yellow **
2008 Pee-Wee 3 Gray and Yellow **
2007 Junior 1 Gray, Yellow and Orange ***
2006 Junior 2 Gray, Yellow and Orange ***
2005 Junior 3 Gray, Yellow and Orange ***
2004 Teen 1 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green ****
2003 Teen 2 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green ****
2002 Teen 3 Gray, Yellow, Orange and Green ****
* Male and Female competitors do not compete in the same divisions. ** Pee-Wee Gray and Yellow belt athlete's will compete in the same weight/age brackets. *** Junior Yellow and Orange belt athlete's will compete in the same weight/age brackets. **** Teen 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.
• On August 8th, 2017 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 either a Mighty Mite or Pee Wee age division are allowed to enter the competition area with 1 coach only.
• Matches may start 30 minutes in advance. Athletes should be in the warm up area at least 40 minutes prior to the time assigned for his or her division on the schedule.
• It is mandatory to have an official government photo ID at all times.
• The official weight measurements of this event is in POUNDS.
• There are different weight charts for Gi and No-Gi events. Please refer to the No-Gi weight chart if you are registered for a No-Gi competition.

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 t-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 only one group trophy for this event.
• 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 in 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.
• It is the responsibility of the athlete to be knowledgeable of the rules and guidelines pertaining to the sport (as outlined in the IBJJF Rules Book).
• We strongly suggest that athlete registration is finalized before making any travel arrangements.
• Athletes 18 years old or younger, which have previously worn a belt from a belt rank that no longer exist for his/her current age range, according to the IBJJF Graduation System, will only be allowed to compete in a belt rank that matches that athlete's current age group.
• 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 are not permitted inside the event facility.

• This tournament is organized by the International BJJ Inc. in partnership with the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

Hotel Discounts:
The Hilton Hotel of Chicago Oak Lawn will offer discounted rates for athletes until July 22nd, 2017. Click here for more info!

Courses

More information coming soon!
Championship Registration Open. Register Now!
Location:
Chicago State University
9501 South King Dr.
Chicago
IL
USA
60628
Prices: $89.00 (USD) until June 9th, 2017
$99.00 (USD) until August 4th, 2017

* registration fee includes one (1) free event shirt

Spectator Entrance Fee:
Free