American National Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF Championship

July 8th, 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:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2000 and 1999 Juvenile Blue, Purple
1998 and before Adult Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1986 and before Master 1 Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
1980 and before Master 2 Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
 
Female:
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2000 and 1999 Juvenile Blue, Purple
1998 and before Adult Blue, Purple, Brown, Black

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:

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.
• 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 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 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.
• 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 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: $99.00 (USD) until June 3rd, 2016
$115.00 (USD) until June 27th, 2016

Combined Price:
(Requires registration in both the GI & No-GI event)

$165.00 (USD) until June 3rd, 2016
$195.00 (USD) until June 27th, 2016

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

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.