UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS:

Vancouver Island Open II – June 8th 2019 @ Songhees Nation Centre, Victoria BC

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VANCOUVER ISLAND OPEN II Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championship – JUNE 8, 2019   

Location: Songhee Wellness Centre – 1100 Admirals Road, Victoria BC

Important Dates:

March 29 – Registration opens at www.katanabjj.com
April 15 – Early registration pricing ends at midnight
May 19 – Second registration pricing ends at midnight
May 26 – Registration closes at midnight (No Registrations will be accepted after midnight.)
May 29  Divisions will be posted at www.katanabjj.com
June 1 – Deadline of registration changes: weight, divisions, affiliations, etc.
(Please check your division. No registration changes will be accepted after midnight.)
June 3 – Deadline to register for Coaches Passes at www.katanabjj.com

Coach’s Pass:

Coaches must register online at www.katanabjj.com to receive a free entrance.

The number of passes available to your Academy depends on number of athlete’s registered. See below:

1 Coach’s Pass = 1-3 athletes registered
2 Coach’s Passes = 4-7 athletes registered
3 Coach’s Passes = 8-12 athletes registered
4 Coach’s Passes = 13-17 athletes registered
5 Coach’s Passes = 18 or more athletes registered

Note:  Wristbandswill be given only to Coaches that have athletes born 2011 or later.  Coaches with wristbands are allowed to enter the competition area only to coach their athletes born 2011 or later.

Rules & Weights:

Kids & Juvenile Competitors:

  • Double elimination format (up until the finals) with IBJJF Rules,see ibjjf.org/rules/
  • Please register the accurate weight of your child with Gi & Belt. (If they are doing only No-Gi, please register their accurate weight with their No-Gi attire)
  • Kids competing in both Gi & No-Gi will only weigh in one timewith their Gi & Belt on.
  • Kids will be placed in the best appropriate division possible based on the registration of competitors. We will factor in age, weight and experience (belt level) of the athlete.
  • GI’s must be clean and meet IBJJF requirements at ibjjf.org/rules/
  • Competitors weighing over their registered weight may be disqualified. Please ensure correct weight registered.

Adult Competitors:

  • Single elimination format with IBJJF Rules,ibjjf.org/rules/
  • Competitors must weight in with Gi & Belt, for Gi Division.
  • GI’s must be clean and meet IBJJF requirements at ibjjf.org/rules/
  • No-Gi Divisions, do not require to wear a rashguard with corresponding belt colour, however all clothing must be clean and meet IBJJF standards.
  • Competitors weighing over their registered weight will be disqualified. Please ensure you register in the correct weight category.

DIVISION & WEIGHT CHANGES WILL BE ACCEPETED UNTIL MIDNIGHT JUNE 1, 2019 FOR ALL COMPETITORS 

**Vancouver Island Open Tentative Schedule:
8:15am – Doors Open
8:15am – Kids Weigh-ins
9:00am – Kids Rules Meeting
9:20am – Kids Gi Divisions
10:30am – Juvenile & Kids No-Gi Weigh-ins
11:30am – Juvenile Divisions & Kids No-Gi Divisions
12:00pm – Adult Weigh-ins
12:30pm – Adult & Master Divisions

(**Official Schedule will be posted by June 3, 2019 at www.katanabjj.com)

Spectators: $10 Adult, $5 Youth – 17 & under (Children 12 & under FREE)

Please email us at info@katanabjj.com for any additional questions.

We look forward to seeing you at the Vancouver Island Open II and we thank you for your support!