Friday, February 14, 2014

IBJJF PAN AM CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 March 12th-16th

Join Spartan Martial Arts as we Travel to California for the IBJJF PAN AM Championships!

Team Spartan will apearing in California for the tournament of tournaments to show off there skills and talents which they have learned under Team Spartan! 

University California Irvine
100 Bren Event Center
Prices:US$90.00 by December 27th, 2013
US$115.00 by January 24th, 2014
US$130.00 by March 3rd, 2014
Spectator's Entrance Fee

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday - $12.00
Saturday/Sunday - $15.00

Athletes affiliation and
Academy registration deadline

Athletes affiliation and academy registration deadline
All Juvenile, brown and black belt athletes must be properly affiliated for the current year.

All academies must be registered in order for its students to register in the competition.

All the documentation must be sent properly filled and signed as instructed on the e-mail received when soliciting your affiliation online. Juveniles, Brown and Black belts with pending and/or incorrect documentation won't be able to register for the tournament, as they need to have their request approved first.

For information about how to become a member or renew your membership please access 
this page.
Academy Registration:
Why should I register my academy?
By registering your academy your students will be able to apply for their USBJJF/IBJJF membership ID card. Your students will also have the privilege to represent your academy when they sign up to compete in all IBJJF tournaments.
What are the requirements to register an academy?
As a requirement, the responsible professor must be a black belt, and with a current valid membership ID card from the IBJJF.  If you are black belt and are not yet a member or have an outdated membership ID card, you need to request or renew your membership.


  • Male:
    Year of BirthAge divisionBelt
    1998Juvenile 1White, Blue, Purple
    1997Juvenile 2White, Blue, Purple
    1996 and beforeAdultWhite, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1984 and beforeMaster 1White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1978 and beforeMaster 2White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1973 and beforeMaster 3Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1968 and beforeMaster 4Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1963 and beforeMaster 5Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1958 and beforeMaster 6Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    Year of BirthAge divisionBelt
    1998Juvenile 1White, Blue, Purple
    1997Juvenile 2White, Blue, Purple
    1996 and beforeAdultWhite, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black
    1984 and beforeMasterBlue, Purple, Brown, Black


Athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the following weight divisions are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket:
Juvenile (Middle Weight and above) - Blue and Purple Belts
Adult division - Blue, Purple, Brown
Master division - Blue, Purple, Brown and Black Belts

All Black Belt competitors in the Adult Division are eligible to compete in the Open Class division.

The athletes who are willing to register for the open class may do so at the event’s open class registration table. There will be registration deadlines for each open class division, which will be posted alongside the event’s schedule. Athletes will not be able to register for the open class division after its registrations deadline.

There will not be an open class for the following divisions:
All White Belts
Juveniles (Light Weight and below)


Black belt adult division athlete's should bring one royal blue and one white gi for use during the semi-finals and finals.

Click here to download a copy of the event poster.

Media personnel may submit an application for the event by clicking here.

What to do when you get to the tournament:
- Refer to the schedule link in order to know when you should be at the event and inside the warm up area;
- Athletes will receive a complimentary event t-shirt which they should pick up at the event; IBJJF will not mail shirts after the event;
- Athletes who place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their division will receive a medal at the event. IBJJF will not mail medals after the event;
- It is mandatory to have an official picture Id at all times;

Each academy can only have two athletes in the same division bracket (of age/weight/belt). If your academy has problems regarding the number of athletes in each division, please send an e-mail to IBJJF -

There will be awarded academy’s trophies for the following groups:
Adult Male
Adult Female

Any false information provided during registration such as, but not limited to, DOB, may lead to immediate disqualification. Such actions are subject to suspension or even banishment from future IBJJF events.

The registration fee is non-refundable.

If you are alone on your bracket you can contact till the day before registration check day and request a change on your registration; IBJJF does not guarantee that the division you want to be moved to will have another competitor at the day of the event;

We try to accommodate as many athletes as possible in our events, but there is a limit on the number of athletes in order to guarantee a high quality event.

IBJJF reserves the right to close registration when we reach full capacity, or the appointed event date registration deadline, whichever comes first.

We strongly suggest the registration is taken care of, before any travel arrangements.

Before each fight, athletes will be asked to show their valid form of photo identification(ID) to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand.

The official weight measurements of this event is in POUNDS.

This tournament is organized by the USBJJF.

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