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!
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
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.