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International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
Abbreviation IBJJF
Formation 2002
Type Sports federation
Purpose Tournament Competition
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region served
Official language
English, Portuguese
Carlos Gracie, Jr.
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation of the Philippines (BJJFP)
  • Confédération Française de Jiu-jitsu Brésilien (CFJJB)
  • United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation (USJJF)
  • Unione Italiana Jiu Jitsu (UIJJ)

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) is a for-profit company that hosts several of the biggest Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) 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 uses the rule set of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu.[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
  • Moscow International Open IBJJF Championship
  • Brazilian Teams Championship (Portuguese: Brasileiro de Equipes)[2]

External links

  • Official website


  1. ^ "International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation". Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  2. ^ "International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Tournament List". Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
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