Deadline for Early Registrations is 11:59pm on July
Deadline for ALL Registrations is 11:59pm on July 8th, 2009
The GD JIU-JITSU Events in association with the Arizona State
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (AZSBJJF) is proud to announce the
Arizona Brazilian Jiu-jitsu State Championship 2009. The competition
will take place on July 11 & 12 at the Westwood High School located
at 945 W. 8th St. in Mesa, AZ 85201
Gracie Mag will be covering the event.
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition will offer kids, juveniles,
Adult (Male and Female), Masters and Senior Divisions.
Registration will be closed for the Kids division after 200 competitors.
Registration for Juveniles, Adults, Masters, Seniors, and Women will be closed
after 350 competitors.
Each competitor must fill out the registration form online. The
Pre-registration fee is $50 for the adults and juveniles (16-17 yrs)
or and $35 for the kids division until July 3rd. After this date,$60
for adults and juveniles and, $45 for the kids.
All registrations must be received by Wednesday, July 8th by
11:59 pm. No registrations after this date. Registration fees are
non-refundable. No exceptions.
The brackets will be released before the tournament. On Friday, July
10th, the brackets will be available online at our website.
IMPORTANT: The weigh in
system is the same used by IBJJF. The competitor will weigh in
before his first match. If you don't make weight, you will be
immediately disqualified. Please make sure that you are in the
correct weight category. You cannot change divisions, if you do not
make your designed division. No changes will be accepted on the day
of the tournament, and no refunds will be made. We offer an extra
scale for people to check their weights before.
This is a sport with rules, and making weight for your division
is part of the rules. In order to maintain the integrity of our
tournament and the sport we STRICTLY enforce this policy, so please
take responsibility and show up to the tournament at the correct
weight for your division!
The tournament is single elimination. Medals will be awarded to
the 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place of each division. Athletes
will not compete for the third place. Two bronze medals will be
HIGHLIGHTS and PRIZES !!!!
All Juvenile, adult, master and senior competitors will receive
a Tournament T-Shirt and a free issue of Gracie Magazine;
The top three Kids schools will receive awards;
The top three BJJ schools will receive awards;
$1000 Cash Prize to the BLACK BELT Master/Open Class Winner* (*The
Competitors must be born in or before 1979 in order to compete.
Also, is mandatory to all black belts to register online. Deadline
is on July 8th ).
All kids competitors will receive a medal, a certificate and a
raffle ticket for a chance to win a Nintendo DS (Regardless of win
The winners of the Juvenile and Adult Female Division have a
chance to win an Ipod Touch;
The winners of the Juvenile, adult, master and senior Divisions
have a chance to win a 32" LCD Flat Screen TV;
You must win at least one match in order to qualify for the