WHAT IS THE IBJJF?
Posted on October 01 2017
The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) is a for-profit company that hosts some the biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) tournaments in the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The federation was founded by Carlos Gracie, Jr., who is the head of one of the largest Brazilian jiu-jitsu associations, Gracie Barra. The IBJJF uses the rule set of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu.
|Headquarters||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Official language||English, Portuguese|
|President||Carlos Gracie, Jr.|
|Affiliations||· Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation of the Philippines (BJJFP)
· Confédération Française de Jiu-jitsu Brésilien (CFJJB)
· United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation (USJJF)
· Unione Italiana Jiu Jitsu (UIJJ)