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UKBJJA International Open 2019

The United Kingdom Brazilian JiuJitsu Association proudly presents the second UKBJJA International Open which will take place on Sunday the 6th of October.

The event will take place at the National Indoor Athletics Centre, Cardiff, Wales. 

The event is limited to 600 competitors maximum.

The event is UKBJJA ranked with a status of x3.


Early entry (until July 1st): £40 adults/masters | £20 Juniors and Juveniles (non UKBJJA members, please add £15 for membership)

Normal entry (until September 1st): £50 adults/masters | £30 Juniors and Juveniles (non UKBJJA members, please add £15 for membership)

Late entry (until September 22nd)£60 adults/masters | £40 Juniors and Juveniles (non UKBJJA members, please add £15 for membership)

Important information for UKBJJA members:

To register, you must have your membership on Smoothcomp. Please read the following carefully:

If your membership number begins UKBJJA-I, you are all set to go. Please register as usual.

For members with membership numbers beginning UKBJJA-M, or anybody who joined prior to September 2018 and who has not received an email with instructions for moving your membership to Smoothcomp, please email [email protected] so that we can provide instructions for completing your registration.

If you are not yet a member of the UKBJJA, you will be taken to the Join Federation page when you register for the competition. Membership costs £15 per year and includes up to £5m member-to-member and public liability insurance. It also provides discounted access to courses, development camps and other UKBJJA events. You will also be supporting the growth of grassroots BJJ in the UK.


All age and weight categories as per IBJJF rules.

All divisions will be run on a single elimination basis. Competitors who medal in their weight division will be eligible to enter the openweight division for their belt level. For male competitors there will be two absolute divisions at each belt level  , under 76kg and over 76kg. For females this is under 64kg and over 64kg at each belt. 


We have a £20,000 prize fund on offer (cash prize dependant on a minimum of 4 eligible athletes in the division) which will be broken down as follows: - 

Black adult 


-76 1st £2000 2nd £500

+76 1st £2000 2nd £500


-64 1st £2000 2nd £500

+64 1st £2000 2nd £500

Black Master 


-76 1st £500 £200

+76 1st £500 £200


-64 1st £500 2nd £200

+64 1st £500 2nd £200

Brown Adult


-76 1st £500 2nd £200

+76 1st £500 2nd £200


-64 1st £500 2nd £200

+64 1st £500 2nd £200

Brown Master


-76 1st £200 2nd £100

+76 1st £200 2nd £100


-64 1st £200 2nd £100

+64 1st £200 2nd £100

In addition, a bounty system will be in play in all divisions from blue belt adult upwards. The winner of each division will take home £10 x the number of competitors in their division e.g. if blue belt middle had 20 entries the winner would take home a bounty of £200. 



The UKBJJA follows the anti-doping rules of UK Anti Doping (UKAD). All participating athletes and UKBJJA members agree to abide by these rules. Please read the following documents for more information:

National Anti-Doping Policy

WADA Prohibited Substances List January 2019

Additional Resources


Closing date for all entries will be midnight on Sunday the 22nd of September, no entries will be accepted after this point and initial brackets will be available by no later than Monday September the 23rd.

100% refund of entry cost is available for anyone who cancels their entry prior to the end of the normal registration period. 50% refund is available for anyone who cancels during the late entry period. Anyone who cancels after registration closes is not eligible for a refund. 

Competitors can use the Smoothcomp system to make a change in weight division up until midnight on Sunday the 29th of September, no changes in division will be considered after this date and any competitor who fails to make weight on the day will be disqualified without any possibility of refund. All payments must be made via Smoothcomp ahead of the event.

All competitors must make weight on our scales. There are no allowances given. 


  • Boys Gi 30 GBP
  • Girls Gi 30 GBP
  • Juvenile Boys Gi 30 GBP
    16-17 years
  • Male Gi 50 GBP
    18 years and above
  • Juvenile Girls Gi 30 GBP
    16-17 years
  • Female Gi 50 GBP
    18 years and above
  • Male Absolute Gi 0 GBP
  • Female Absolute Gi 0 GBP