UKBJJA Northern Irish Nationals 2022
The United Kingdom Brazilian JiuJitsu Association proudly presents the first UKBJJA Northern Irish Nationals which will take place on the weekend of 21st/22nd May
The event will take place at Valley Leisure Centre, Newtonabbey, Northern Ireland. It is open to UKBJJA members only, either individual members or those whose club has a bronze, silver or gold club membership and have been allocated a membership via this. If you do not have a current membership you will be able to register for one during the sign-up process. You do not need to be a UK resident to be a member and entries from the Republic of Ireland and further afield are welcomed.
This is a UKBJJA ranked event with a status of X3.
Early entry price is £30 for adults and for juniors and juveniles it's £20. These prices run until 26th of March at midnight.
Normal entry price is £40 for adults and for juniors and juveniles it's £30. These prices run until the 23rd of April at midnight.
Late entry price is £50 for adults and for juniors and juveniles it's £40 . These prices run until the close of entries at midnight on the 14th of May
All age and weight categories as per IBJJF rules.
A Level 3 (Theory) UKBJJA referee's course will take place at the venue on the evening of Friday the 20th of May. Registration for this can be found here: - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/265837917367
A Level 2 (Practical) UKBJJA referee's course will take place at the venue on Sunday 22nd of May. This is open to UKBJJA members who have already passed L3 and will consist of refereeing matches under the supervision of head referee Marcello Coppa. Registration for this can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/239892834927
All junior and juvenile divisions will take place on Saturday the 21st of May with all adult and masters divisions taking place on Sunday the 22nd of May.
All divisions will be run on a single elimination basis. Competitors who medal in their weight division will be eligible to enter the openweight division for their belt level. Winners of each absolute division will receive free entry to the UKBJJA International Open which will be held this year in London on the 22nd and 23rd of October. The best junior and juvenile athletes (male and female) as determined by the rankings at each belt will also receive this award.
Closing date for all entries will be midnight on Saturday the 14th of May no entries will be accepted after this point and initial brackets will be available by no later than Monday May 16h.
Competitors can use the Smoothcomp system to make a change in weight division up until midnight on Tuesday the 17th of May, no changes in division will be considered after this date and any competitor who fails to make weight on the day will be disqualified without any possibility of refund. All payments must be made via Smoothcomp ahead of the event.
All competitors must make weight on our scales. There are no allowances given.
Full refunds will be available for any athlete who cancels their entry via Smoothcomp at any point during early and normal registration. Athletes who cancel during late registration will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be possible for athletes who cancel after registration closes.
Valley Leisure Centre »
40 Church Rd
Juvenile Boys Gi
18 years and above
Juvenile Girls Gi
18 years and above
Male Absolute Gi