We are proud to present the 8th Annual Big Apple Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open

This ground-breaking event will bring together the best gentle art practitioners from the New York area and beyond for a day of tough competition and camaraderie. We have pledged to provide the best atmosphere for athletes to compete at the highest level.

Early Bird Discount

Discounted early bird registration prices as low as $80 if you sign up by February 26th!

Register by February 26th: $80

Register by April 2nd: $90

Register by May 7th: $110

Last day to register: May 7th

Register by February 26th: $65

Register by April 2nd: $75

Register by May 7th: $85

Last day to register: May 7th

Registration Closed

Our 2018 registration is now closed! Click below to see the list of competitors.


Where is the event located?

MLK High School
122 Amsterdam Avenue (@ 66th Street)
Manhattan, NYC, 10023

What time does the event begin?

9:30 am ato 6:30 pm

Pre-schedule will be released April 20, 2018

Full detailed schedule will be released May 9, 2018

Who can I contact with questions?

Call our event hotline @ 844-244-9011 or email [email protected]

What is the spectator fee?

$10 per person

One parent or guardian of the child competitor is free, registered head black belt coaches are free, and children under 5 are free.

What are the Absolute divisions?

Absolute divisions are:

  • Adult Male: white, blue, purple, brown, black
  • Adult Female: white, blue, purple, brown
  • Master Male: white, blue, purple, brown
  • Master Female: white, blue/purple combined

Winners of the Absolutes in the Master Male blue, Master male purple, Master male brown, Master female blue/purple combined divisions will get their registration paid for the IBJJF Master Worlds 2018 held in Las Vegas along with a $300 travel voucher towards airfare. These divisions are limited to a 16 min and 16 max bracket.

Do I have to wear my GI during weigh in?

Yes, gis must be worn during weigh in. We will allow 1-2 pounds for children.

Can I change my weight division?

Yes: changes must be made by Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST.

When does registration end?

Registration closes on May 7, 2018, at 11:59 pm EST. You must pre-register to compete. There are no walk-in registrations.

When are weigh ins?

Weigh-ins are the day of and 30 minutes max before the scheduled fight time.

Is parking available?

Metered Parking on Street and Paid Garage Parking around the corner.


  • MLK High School
    122 Amsterdam Ave, NYC
  • Email here
  • 844-244-9011

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