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.

Abbreviation IBJJF
Formation 2002
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)

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