Sport Jiu-jitsu International Federation

Dates

Event Date
Start: October 30, 2021
End: October 30, 2021
Registration Date
Start: June 06, 2021 12:00 AM
End: October 12, 2021 11:59 PM
Division Change Deadline
October 14, 2021 11:59 PM

General Info

World Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Championship General Information

The SJJIF is proud to announce the 2021 SJJIF World Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Championship held at the University of North Texas "UNT" Coliseum ("The Super Pit") in Denton, TX.

On October 30th & 31st, 2021  


The SJJIF has strict Uniform policies which will be enforced at the SJJIF World Championship, make sure to review the policy. 

**Important Information for Coaches**
Free spectator admission will be awarded to all active SJJIF Members including coaches.  

SJJIF reserves the right to close registration when full capacity is reached or October 12th, whichever comes first. Make sure to register early and secure your spot.

Registration fees are non-refundable, no exceptions**

Black belts that have an active SJJIF membership, register’s for free until August 26th after August 26th full registration price will apply in order to register.

Participation at the 2021 World Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Championship competition is restricted to athletes who are deaf and/or hard of hearing. Refer to the ICSD Audiogram Regulations for additional details on measurement of hearing (https://www.deaflympics.com/pdf/AudiogramRegulations.pdf)

 

This event will run under the SJJIF Rules & Regulations http://files.sjjif.com/public/assets/2018%20SJJIF%20Rulebook.pdf as well as the SJJIF Adapted Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Rules http://files.sjjif.com/public/assets/Deaf%20Jiu-Jitsu_Adapted%20Jiu-Jitsu%20Rules.pdf

Free Tournament T-shirt
All competitors registered by the September 14th deadline will receive a free tournament shirt.

Shirts are to be picked up the day of the event at the SJJIF booth inside the venue, which will be located near the entrance by the SJJIF membership booth.

See image of the shirt below.

Hotel & Accommodations 

Spectator Fees

Spectator Fee ages 7 and up - $12 pre-sale available online at SJJIF website or $20 at the door (Cash Only)

Parking Fees

Daily or Hourly Parking Permits via Parkmobile cell phone and do not require a print out or display on vehicle. Rates are $5/daily OR hourly $1.50/hr + $0.35 transaction fee. Option to view time remaining, set alerts if time is running low and add time if necessary from cell phone.

Temporary permits for single or multiple days via UNT website ( https://unt.t2hosted.com/cmn/auth.aspx ) which require a print out of permit to be properly displayed on vehicle. Rate is $5/daily. 

Important Info

World Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Championship Important Information

The SJJIF has strict Uniform policies which will be enforced at the SJJIF World Championship, make sure to review the policy. 

Free Tournament T-shirt
All competitors registered by the September 14th deadline will receive a free tournament shirt. Shirts are to be picked up the day of the event at the SJJIF booth inside the venue, which will be located near the entrance by the SJJIF membership booth. See image of the shirt below.

Spectator Fee 

Spectator Fee ages 7 and up—$12 pre-sale on-line at SJJIF website or $20 at the door (Cash Only)

Parking Fee

Daily or Hourly Parking Permits via Parkmobile cell phone and do not require a print out or display on vehicle. Rates are $5/daily OR hourly $1.50/hr + $0.35 transaction fee. Option to view time remaining, set alerts if time is running low and add time if necessary from cell phone.

Temporary permits for single or multiple days via UNT website ( https://unt.t2hosted.com/cmn/auth.aspx ) which require a print out of permit to be properly displayed on vehicle. Rate is $5/daily. 


*No Pets allowed in the venue*

*Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the Arena*

Changes to Registration

To make any changes to your registration you will need to login to your SJJIF account. Go to the “Competition History” tab and click on the “Change Division” button next to the tournament you’d like to update. All registration changes must be completed by the division change deadline. We will not accommodate any change after the deadline. If you run into any issues or have questions about changes email changes@sjjif.com. Be sure to include the tournament name, your name, and the changes to be made in the email. The deadline for all changes is Thursday, October 14th. No changes will be made after the deadline or the day of the tournament.

Weigh-Ins
Weigh-ins are right before your division is scheduled to begin. Be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled division time. Schedule with time will be posted no later than October 30th. Athletes are to weigh-in with the uniform they will be wearing to compete.

 

Media Professionals

Media personnel may submit an application for the event by requesting an application at info@sjjif.com

Doors will open approximately one hour before the first match. 

For tournaments with a spectator entrance fee, media professionals that do not submit an application on time must pay the spectator fee.

Please note that video recording and social media live streaming of fights will not be allowed at any time.

Media application deadline is October 11th 2021.

Venue

University of North Texas "UNT" Coliseum ("The Super Pit")
601 North Texas Blvd
Denton Texas

Zip/Postal Code: 76201
Homepage: https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/coliseum-and-gateway-center/coliseum

Registration Fees

Adult Prices

 Not Yet Member

SJJIF Member Prices

Sign Up Dates 

Gi / NoGi / Both

 Gi / NoGi / Both

Until August 4th

$45 / $45 / $75 + $30.00 Membership

$45 / $45 / $80

Until August 26th

$55 / $55 / $95 + $30.00 Membership

$55 / $55 / $95

Until September 14th

$65 / $65 / $110 + $30.00 Membership

$65 / $65 / $110

Until September 28th 

$75 / $75 / $125 + $30.00 Membership

$75 / $75 / $125

Until October 12th 

$85 / $85 / $140 + $30.00 Membership

$85 / $85 / $140

Covid-19 Safety Protocols



SJJIF believes in the importance of conducting our yearly world event as competition is how many of our competitors, professors and staff sustain themselves.  Whether it supports athletes in acquiring sponsorship or provides competitors with the motivation to train in preparation of competition which positively impacts gyms and professors, competition is a vital part of our community.

SJJIF also understands the importance of our community’s health and safety and have centered our decisions and comprehensive, multi-layered approach with guidance from public health experts.  Below you will find information regarding our safety protocols .

 

 SJJIF COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Due to the constantly changing status of guidelines and health orders SJJIF is constantly evaluating local and federal orders in regards to contact sports and reserve the right to make changes and/or decisions centered around the health and safety of our competitors, professors, and staff.

 

•   In the case of a forced event cancelation the event registration fee will be credited to the competitor or refunded (taxes and fees may apply). 

•   Athletes that feel uncomfortable in light of COVID-19 safety issues after registering must have purchased insurance during registration to be able to cancel registration and request a credit for a future event (request must be done by email prior to brackets being published). 

•   Registered competitors that test positive for COVID-19 prior to the event date will receive a credit for a future event.

•   SJJIF is not responsible for participants’ other expenses such as, but not limited to; testing, transportation and lodging.

Hotel

Hotel Information coming soon!

Divisions

   

Age Period
ADULT 18 1992 ~ 2003
Gender Age Belt Weight
Male ADULT 18 WHITE
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY
  • HEAVY+
Male ADULT 18 BLUE PURPLE
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY
  • HEAVY+
Male ADULT 18 BROWN BLACK
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY
  • HEAVY+
Gender Age Belt Weight
Female ADULT 18 WHITE
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY
Female ADULT 18 BLUE PURPLE
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY
Female ADULT 18 BROWN BLACK
  • ROOSTER
  • FEATHER+
  • LIGHT MIDDLE
  • LIGHT HEAVY

Weight Table

Weight Table

Schedule

SJJIF World Championship
Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Arrive 30 minutes before you are scheduled to compete
Go to your allocated weight station
Weigh-Ins are before your division is scheduled to begin, you must weigh-in for each Gi & NoGi
Juvenile and Adult athletes that don’t make weight for their division will be disqualified
All divisions are noted if they are Gi or Nogi
Make sure to be at assign weight station at the weight-in scheduled time

ALL Athletes must have a valid SJJIF membership to compete.
Juvenile and Adults competitors must present their Valid SJJIF Membership Card or Digital to compete.
**Open Weight divisions may start 45 minutes earlier**
DOORS OPEN
8:00 AM
OPENING CEREMONY
8:20 AM
Division and Age Groups Belt Weigh-In Time Division Start Time Weigh Station
         
Deaf Jiu-Jitsu  All belts (Gi) TBD TBD MAIN
         
Deaf Jiu-Jitsu  All belts (NoGi) TBD TBD MAIN
         
**Competitors Juvenile and above qualify to compete in the open if they place in their divisions.  They must register after they receive their medals at the podium if they wish to compete. If a competitor registered for the Open division and does not show up, the competitor will automatically lose the points earned in his/her respective division.
The World Deaf Jiu-Jitsu competition is strictly for Deaf athletes.
Athletes with a coexisting disability should register under the ParaJiu-Jitsu or Special Jiu-Jitsu category as appropriate.

 
This event is hosted by: Sport Jiu-jitsu International Federation
Any problems, question, credit or refunds should be emailed to Sport Jiu-jitsu International Federation, Email: changes@sjjif.com