New England's biggest and best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championship for KIDS! With Gi, No-Gi & 8 ABSOLUTE CHAMPIONSHIP Belt Divisions plus a Takedown Tournament.
Located in the beautiful lake-town of Rangeley in Maine's western mountains, THE BLACK FLY KIDS NORTHEAST BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP hosted 130 Competitors AGES 4-17 at last year's 6th edition. CANADIAN CHALLENGERS Welcome!
COST = $75 Early Registration by 6/15 for Gi, No Gi and (Optional) Takedown Tournament. $10 for Absolute Division. 4 chances to go home Champion! Spectators = $12 (8 and under Free).
DRIVING DISTANCES: QUEBEC: 180 miles (3 hrs.), MONTREAL: 193 miles (3.5 hrs.) & BOSTON: 226 miles (4 hrs.)
PRIZES: Custom Medals for Gi & No-Gi, Takedown Trophy Cups & Medals, 8 Absolute Belts & all Absolute winners receive a FREE Registration to any Grappling Industries event.
RULES/REFEREES: We follow the rules of the IBJJF for kids (see our Facebook page for legal submissions and time limits or ibjjf.com for detailed rules). We hire a professional, trained and experienced referee staff from Boston. The Black Fly upon special request offers "no subs"/points only for very young/novice competitors when possible.
DIVISIONS: We try very hard to match within 5 lbs. & (at most 1 year of age) and gender-separate almost all divisions. We are able to make very fair matches due to our large competitor pool.
ABSOLUTE WEIGHT CLASSES: Feather = < 90 lbs., Light = 91-120, Middle 121-150 & Heavy = 150+. Separate divisions for Boys & Girls.