World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship

May 31st*, June 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2017

IBJJF (in association with United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation Inc. / International BJJ Inc.) is pleased to support integrity in competition, and to announce it has contracted with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (“USADA”) to provide an anti-doping program during the World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship (the “Event”), to be held at CSULB Pyramid Stadium, in Long Beach, CA, from May 31, 2017- June 4, 2017, a IBJJF (“Sanctioning Body”) sanctioned event. USADA is the independent national anti-doping organization in the United States, and runs the U.S. anti-doping program for Olympic, Paralympic, Pan-American and Parapan American movement sports, in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code (“Code”). IBJJF has contracted with USADA to demonstrate a commitment to fair, drug-free, and safe competition. Doping, as defined in the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing and its Annexes (the “USADA Protocol”), is against the rules of the Event, and will not be tolerated. The anti-doping rules for the Event are set forth in the USADA Protocol and are fully applicable to each competitor, each member of the competitor’s team, and all athlete support personnel involved in the Event. Any violation of the anti-doping rules may result in disqualification and loss of results achieved during the Event, in addition to all consequences that arise in accordance with the USADA Protocol and the Code.
Athletes competing in the Event are subject to blood and/or urine testing for any substance or method on the World Anti-Doping Agency (“WADA”) Prohibited List: http://www.usada.org/prohibited-list/. In addition to testing, USADA is a resource for educational information and will have jurisdiction to handle the results management process of any potential anti-doping rule violation. All Event participants (including competitors, each member of the competitor’s team, and all athlete support personnel involved in the Event) acknowledge and agree that they are subject to the Code and the USADA Protocol, and that they are required to abide by all such rules and by the anti-doping rules of the IBJJF and the Sanctioning Body. Anti-doping rule violations will be adjudicated in accordance with the USADA Protocol and each participant agrees that their sole, exclusive, final and binding remedy in relation to any potential anti-doping rule violation alleged by USADA and/or in response to any matter relating to anti-doping, sample collection, drug testing, doping control, results management and/or USADA shall be arbitration in accordance with the USADA Protocol.
As USADA is an independent entity, all athlete questions or concerns regarding details of the anti-doping program at the Event should be directed to USADA. In an effort to aid athletes, as well as all support team members such as parents, coaches, managers and paramedical personnel, in understanding the rules applicable to them, USADA provides comprehensive information on its website regarding the testing process and prohibited substances, how to obtain permission to use a necessary medication, and the risks and dangers of taking supplements as well as performance-enhancing and recreational drugs. Athletes looking for information about the testing process can start at www.usada.org/athletes. In addition, USADA manages an athlete hotline which may be used to find answers to drug reference questions at (719) 785-2000, toll-free at (866) 601-2632, and by email at athleteexpress@usada.org. Athletes may also access this information online at www.GlobalDRO.com. For information about dietary supplements, please visit USADA’s Supplement 411 resource at www.Supplement411.org.
For more general anti-doping program information, please visit www.usada.org.

A International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (Associado à United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation Inc. / International BJJ Inc.) tem o prazer de apoiar a integridade dentro da competição e anuncia o contrato com a U.S Anti-doping Agency (“USADA”) para proporcionar o programa de anti-doping durante o evento World Jiu-Jitsu Championship (“o evento”) que vai ser realizado na CSULB Pyramid Stadium, in Long Beach, CA, do dia 31 de Maio à 4 de Junho de 2017, a IBJJF (“Órgão regular”) organiza e regula o evento. USADA é uma organização nacional independente de Anti-Doping dos Estados Unidos, e faz o programa de anti-doping das Olimpíadas, Paraolimpíadas, Pan-Americano e ParaPan- Americano, de acordo com o código Mundial de Anti-Doping (“Code”) . A IBJJF contratou a USADA para demonstrar o comprometimento com uma competição justa, sem drogas e segura para seus atletas. Doping, como definido pelo Protocolo da USADA usado no movimento de testes das Olimpíadas, Paraolimpíadas e seus anexos (conhecido como o “Protocolo da USADA”), é contra qualquer regra do evento e não sera tolerado. As regras de Anti-Doping do evento são definidas de acordo com o Protocolo da USADA e são aplicadas à todos os competidores e membros do time do competidor, como à qualquer pessoa que dê suporte ao atleta neste evento. Qualquer violação de regra do anti-doping pode resultar em desqualificação e perda de títulos conquistados durante o evento, além das consequências que possam vir a surgir de acordo com o Código e Protocolo da USADA.
Atletas competindo neste evento estão sujeitos à testes de sangue e/ou urina para a verificação de qualquer substância ou método que estejam presentes na Lista Proibida da Agência Mundial de Anti-Doping (“WADA”): http://www.usada.org/prohibited-list/. Além de executar testes, a USADA é um recurso utilizado como fonte de informação educacional e terá jurisdição para lidar com o processo de gestão de qualquer potencial violação à regra de anti-doping. Todos os participantes (incluindo competidores, membros de seu time e pessoas que deem suporte ao atleta) reconhecem e concordam que estão sujeitos ao Código e Protocolo da USADA, e que que são exigidos para cumprir com todas as normas e regras do programa de anti-doping da IBJJF e seu órgão regulador. A violação das regras de anti-doping serão julgadas de acordo com o Protocolo da USADA e cada participante concorda que seus direitos pessoais, exclusivos, e mediações/acordos finais que tenham relação com uma potencial violação da regra de anti-doping descrita pela USADA e/ou como resposta de qualquer teste de doping, coleta de amostras, teste de drogas, controle de doping e gestão de resultados feitos pela USADA devem seguir a arbitragem de acordo com o Protocolo da USADA.
A USADA é uma entidade independente, e todas as perguntas ou preocupações de atletas relativas ao programa de anti-doping do evento devem ser direcionadas à USADA. Em um esforço para ajudar os atletas, e também para dar suporte aos membros de seu time, como os pais, técnicos, gestores e paramédicos, em entender as regras aplicáveis à eles, a USADA proporciona uma informação compreensiva e ambundante no “site” sobre o processo de teste, sobre as substâncias proibidas, sobre como obter permissão para uso de uma determinada medicação, sobre os riscos e perigos de usar suplementos que melhorem a performace e drogras recreativas. Atletas que estejam procurando informação sobre o processo de testes podem começar pelo link www.usada.org/athletes. Além disso, a USADA gerencia uma linha direta para atendimento ao atleta que pode ser usado por atletas que procuram respostas referente à drogas discando (719) 785-2000, pelo telefone gratuito (866) 601-2632 (ambos são números telefônicos localizados nos EUA) e por e-mail no endereço athleteexpress@usada.org. Atletas também podem acessar esta informação online pelo site www.GlobalDRO.com. Para informação sobre dietas com suplementos, favor visitar o site da USADA sobre suplementos 411 no endereço da web www.Supplement411.org.
Para maiores informações gerais sobre o programa de anti-doping, favor visitar o endereço de web www.usada.org.
 

               

Championship Registration Open. Register Now!

Relevant Dates

  • Athletes affiliation and
    Academy registration deadline

    May 12th, 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

    May 22nd, 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

    May 23rd, 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 May 24th, 2017 to May 25th, 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

    May 27th, 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

    May 30th, 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

    May 30th, 2017

    Brackets release date

    The brackets will be available online at our website.

Belt & Age Divisions

Male:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2001 Juvenile 1 White, Blue, Purple
2000 Juvenile 2 White, Blue, Purple
1999 and before Adult White*, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1987 and before Master 1 White*
1981 and before Master 2 White*
 
Female:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2001 Juvenile 1 White, Blue, Purple
2000 Juvenile 2 White, Blue, Purple
1999 and before Adult White*, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
* Any athlete who has proven to be a black belt in judo, has fought MMA professionally, has an amateur MMA record or has proven experience in wrestling, Olympic wrestling or Greco-Roman wrestling, can not participate in any league as a white belt. Proven experience in the U.S. consists of having competed at the collegiate level or higher and in other countries, having competed in nationwide events.

Open Class

Athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket.
Juvenile blue and purple belts will have two open class divisions; Open Class Light, from rooster to lightweight and Open Class Heavy, from middle to ultra-heavyweight.

Exceptions:

White Belts (all weight divisions) - There will not be an open class for these divisions.
Black Belt Adult - All athletes are eligible to compete in open class.

How to register?

The athletes who are willing to register for the open class may do so at the event’s open class registration table. Athletes must register in Open Class within 15 minutes after receiving their medal awards. There will be a registration deadline for the black belt adult division, which will be posted alongside the event’s schedule. Athletes will not be able to register for the open class division after its registration deadline.

Important Info

• 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 government photo 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:

• Black belt adult division athlete's will need to bring one royal blue GI and one white GI to use on Sunday.
• 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 four trophies awarded for this event:
Novice
Adult Male
Adult Female
Juvenile
• 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 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation and United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

Please click here to download a copy of the event poster.
Media personnel may submit an application for the event by clicking here.

Courses

More information coming soon!
Championship Registration Open. Register Now!
Location:
Walter Pyramid - CSU Long Beach
1250 N. Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach
CA
USA
90840
Prices: With 2017 Membership

$99.00 (USD) until March 23rd, 2017
$114.00 (USD) until April 21st, 2017
$131.00 (USD) until May 22nd, 2017

Without 2017 Membership

$114.00 (USD) until March 23rd, 2017
$119.00 (USD) until April 21st, 2017
$136.00 (USD) until May 22nd, 2017

* registration fee includes one (1) free event shirt

Spectator Entrance Fee:
May 31st - June 2nd: $12.00 (USD)
June 2nd - June 5th: $15.00 (USD)

Ranking: