It’s the time of the year again, the 2012 Pan American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships are upon us! This is the biggest worlds biggest jiu jitsu competition and third most prestigious next to Abu Dhabi and the Mundials. Register early to save money!
Held annually in the United States since 1995, the Pan Championship represented the first step towards the internationalization of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a sport. Back then, in the first event, a group of almost 250 athletes took part in the pioneering and historical enterprise. A lot has changed since then. The tournament has grown tremendously and has achieved recognition as the biggest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition in North America and as one of the most important events in the world.
Currently the Pan attract athletes from all corners of the planet and it grows a bit more every year. In the latest edition of the tournament, held in the city of Carson, California, 1700 competitors signed up. This incredible number set a new record for the event.
DATE: March 29th, 30th, 31th and April 01st 2012.
ADDRESS: University California Irvine
100 Bren event center
Irvine, California 92617
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 23/Mar/2012
REGISTRATION CHECK DAY: 26/Mar/2012
$89.00 by 24/Feb/2012
$100.00 by 09/Mar/2012
$118.00 by 23/Mar/2012
Athletes affiliation and Academy registration deadline: 19/Mar/2012
All brown and black belt athletes must be properly affiliated for the current year.
All academies must be registered in order for its students to register in the competition.
All the documentation must be sent properly filled and signed as instructed on the e-mail received when soliciting your affiliation online. Brown and Black belts with pending and/or incorrect documentation won’t be able to register for the tournament, as they need to have their request approved first.