IBJJF

IBJJF

International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
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Abbreviation IBJJF
Formation 2002
Type Sports federation
Purpose/focus Governing, Regulatory
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region served Worldwide
Official languages English, Portuguese
President Carlos Gracie, Jr.
Affiliations
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation of the Philippines (BJJFP),
  • Confédération Française de Jiu-jitsu Brésilien (CFJJB)
  • United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation (USJJF)
Website ibjjf.org

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) is the major and most prestigious governing body for Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) that hosts several of the biggest tournaments in the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The federation was created by Carlos Gracie, Jr., who is the head of one of the largest Brazilian jiu-jitsu associations, Gracie Barra. The IBJJF is directly connected to Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu, sharing its rules and regulations.[1]

IBJJF Tournaments

  • World Championship
  • World No-Gi Championship
  • Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship
  • Pan No-Gi Championship
  • Pan Kids Championship
  • European Open Championship
  • Asian Open Championship
  • Brazilian Nationals Championship
  • Brazilian Nationals No-Gi Championship
  • Brazilian Beginners Championship
  • Rio International Open IBJJF Championship
  • New York International Open IBJJF Championship
  • San Francisco International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Miami International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Houston International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Las Vegas International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Long Beach International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Chicago Summer International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Chicago Winter International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Boston International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Montreal International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Toronto International Open IBJJF Championship
  • London International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Honolulu International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Melbourne International Open IBJJF Championship
  • International Masters and Seniors Championship
  • South American Championship
  • Brazilian Teams Championship (Portuguese: Brasileiro de Equipes)[2]

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