Five days left to register! Big names heading to Tokyo for the opening of the 2017/2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour
It’s almost time. The 2017/2018 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour kicks off July 15, at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center, in Tokyo, Japan. The final registration deadline is July 11, at 11:59PM (Abu Dhabi Time).
The list of household black belt names keeps growing with new signups by the day. Roberto Satoshi, Igor Silva, Andre Campos, Isaque Bahiense, Faisal Al Kitbe, Lucas Barbosa, Adam Wardizinski, Rikako Yuasa, Tiago Bravo, Mayssa Bastos, Thamires Aquino, Jaime Canuto, Italo Lins, among many others.
Don’t miss out and register now to compete in one of the most exciting series of events in the calendar. Click here for more info and to sign up now.
Once again, the tour will make five stops: Japan, USA, Brazil, UAE and the UK. The five events combined will offer over US$800,000 in prizes and also add valuable points in the athletes’ ranking.
In the past 12 months, huge names such as Felipe Pena, Xande Ribeiro, Beatriz Mesquita, Mackenzie Dern, Gabriel Arges, Jose Junior, Erberth Santos, Faisal Al Kitbe, Adam Wardzinski among many others were part of the events and the new season should only feature even more great fighters in epic battles.
Here’s the schedule for this season.
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Tokyo
July 15, 2017
Makuhari Messe Convention Center
Registration period: May 1st – June 14th (Late registration July 11th)
More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/8
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Los Angeles
September 23-24, 2017
LA Convention Center
Registration period: May 1st – August 22nd (Late registration September 19th)
More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/9
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Rio de Janeiro
November 10-12, 2017
Arena Carioca 3
Registration period: May 1st – October 9th (Late registration November 6th)
More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/10
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Abu Dhabi
January 12-13, 2018
Registration period: May 1st – December 11th (Late registration January 8th)
More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/11
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour London
March 10-11, 2018
Copper Box Arena
Registration period: May 1st – February 10th (Late registration March 6th)
More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/12
About the UAEJJF
With the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation was established in November 2012 as the official authority for Jiu-Jitsu in the UAE.
The Federation plays a leading role in supporting Jiu-Jitsu and contributing to building a strong generation of UAE athletes to excel at the local and international levels. The Federation’s role is to implement policies that develop the sport in collaboration with various government entities, educational institutions and other partners in order to advance the sport locally, regionally and globally.