New York BJJ Pro IBJJF Championship

November 21st, 2015

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Relevant Dates

  • Athletes affiliation and
    Academy registration deadline

    Nov 2nd, 2015

    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

    Nov 12th, 2015

    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

    Nov 13th, 2015

    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 Nov 14th, 2015 to Nov 15th, 2015

    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

    Nov 17th, 2015

    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

    Nov 19th, 2015

    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

    Nov 19th, 2015

    Brackets release date

    The brackets will be available online at our website.

Belt & Age Divisions

Male:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
1997 and before Adult White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1985 and before Master 1 White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1979 and before Master 2 White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1974 and before Master 3 White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
 
Female:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
1997 and before Adult White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black

Open Class

Athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket.

Adult male blue, purple and brown 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 Male - There will not be an open class for this division;

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 female division, which will be posted alongside the event’s schedule.

Athletes will not be able to register for the open class division after its registrations 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.
• 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:

• There will be no open class for the adult black belt male division
• The black belt adult male brackets will be organized so that athletes from the same team and/or known training partners will face each other no later than the semi final match. Gentleman's agreement will not be allowed.
• In order to receive the prize, the athlete must be eligible to receive cash prizes in USA. Otherwise, the athlete will be entitled to international payments that might include taxes.
• Prizes will only be awarded if there is at least 4 people registered on each division that receives prizes.
• 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
• Signs/flags may not be larger than 11" x 17" (28cm x 44cm) in dimension
• 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 trophy group 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 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;
• This tournament is organized by USBJJF.

Courses

There will be an IBJJF rules seminar at the Marcelo Garcia Academy on November 20th starting at 5:30pm. Click here for more information and event registration.
Location:
Nat Holman Gym (CCNY)
160 Convent Ave.
New York
NY
United States
10031
Prices: White belts:
$95.00 (USD) until August 21st, 2015
$115.00 (USD) until November 12th, 2015

Blue, purple, brown and black belts:
$115.00 (USD) until August 21st, 2015
$130.00 (USD) until November 12th, 2015

* registration fee includes one (1) free event shirt + one (1) free issue of GracieMag

Spectator Entrance Fee:
$15.00 (USD) - [Ages 13+]
**Children 12 and younger: Free Entrance

Ranking:
2-Star_Tournament Ranking