Early bird registrations
30 Jun - 10 Jul 00:00
Normal registration
Deadline 27 Aug 23:59
Late registrations
Deadline 18 Sep 23:59


The official 2022 ADCC British Open Championships (Adults) is open to all aged 18+ on the day of competition. Junior Championships are the day before.

This year's ADCC British Championships is being held at the prestigious Arnold's Sports Festival weekend at the NEC in Birmingham. Every competitor fee includes free entry (worth (£27.99) to the World's largest Health, Fitness and Multi Sport Festival. In between your matches you can watch other incredible events, meet your heroes or pick up some great freebies from contacts in the industry who will be representing there. 

Spectator tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arnold-sports-festival-uk-2022-tickets-219088468507?aff=ADCCUK

Teams will be contacted to register coaches.

For full event details please visit: www.arnoldsportsfestivaluk.com

As an official ADCC tournament we follow ADCC World Federation Rules. 

This is an Open Championships and is therefore open to all nationalities. 

The competition is open to adults over the age of 18, Juniors to be held the day before.

Male(18+) & Master(35+) Beginner & Intermediate rules: -60Kg, -65Kg, -70Kg, -76Kg, -83Kg, -91Kg,-100Kg ,+100Kg,

Male(18+) Advanced/Professional Rules: -65.9kg, -76.9Kg, -87.9Kg, -98.9Kg, +99Kg

Females (18+) Beginner, Intermediate, Master(35+) & Advanced/Professional: -60KG, -65KG, -70KG. +70KG

  Which division should you enter?

Beginner: Less than 2yrs training in BJJ, Judo, Wrestling, Sambo etc + No Professional MMA fights

Intermediate: 2yrs-4yrs training & no major/top level medals in Grappling, Wrestling, Sambo etc or competed in any professional MMA fights

Professional: 4yrs+ If you have not won major medals you have the option to compete at Intermediate or Professional. Once you have competed at a level, you can not move back to the lower level.

  Which Age Group should you enter? 

Enter the age group that you will be ON THE DAY of the tournament

Ahletes are only required to weigh once prior to competing. There is a 0.0 weight allowance at the scale.

  Current schedule

08:00 - 08:45: Weigh ins

9:00 - 9:15: Rules Meeting

9:30 : First bouts begin 

Absolute division will be run subject to time, is open to all medallists and is FREE. Registration will take place on the day if the event allows sufficient time.

For more information on ADCC Rules & Regulations please visit www.ADCCUK.com

Where required brackets can & may be merged.


Birmingham NEC »

Timezone: Europe/London


  • Men +18 yr - PRO 75 GBP
  • Women +18 yr - PRO 75 GBP
  • Men +18 yr 75 GBP
  • Women +18 yr 75 GBP