Due to a series of venue booking conflicts, the local organizers of the 2009 ADCC North American Trials announced that the trials are officially postponed until May 2009. The trials were originally scheduled for the month of January 2009. Organizers regret the inconvenience this may have caused competitors and fans alike.
There will still be 2 USA trials in 2009, one on the East Coast. Winners of each trial automatically qualify for the main event later in 2009.in the LA area and the second one on the
As previously announced there will be only one women’s trials and it will be conducted simultaneously with the men’s West Coast trials.