10th Annual Croatian BJJ Open, May 7th in Zagreb

10th Annual Croatian BJJ Open, May 7th in Zagreb



One of the very best competitions in Eastern Europe is now having its 10th edition.


Registrations are now open. Competitors welcome.




Organization: Croatian Jiu-Jitsu Federation  
Tournament date: Saturday, May 7th 2016
Location: Avenija Dubrovnik 15, 10020, Zagreb,Croatia – Fusio Centar, Velesajam, Paviljon 18
Rules: Official IBJJF Rules


Registration deadline: Sunday, May 1st 2016 23:59H
Athlete correction deadline: Tuesday, May 3rd 2016
Team correction by professor: Wednesday, May 4th 2016
Schedule: Thursday,May 5th 2016
Brackets: Friday, May 6th 2016
Competition format: Open for all competitors, all citizenships are welcome
Registration fee: 30€ {April 1st 2016 – April 10th 2016}
35€ {April 11th 2016 – May 1st 2016}


Year of Birth Age division Belt
2000 and 1999 Juvenile ||White&Blue&Purple||*
1998 and before Adult ||White||Blue||Purple||Brown&Black||
*Rules for white belts
Year of Birth Age division Belt
2000 and 1999 Juvenile ||White&Blue&Purple||
1998 and before Adult ||White||Blue||Purple&Brown&Black**||
**Rules and duration for purple belts


Division Belt Duration
Juvenile All together 5 minutes
Adult White 5 minutes
Blue 6 minutes
Purple 7 minutes
Brown&Black 8 minutes


Weight Divisions Male Female
Juvenile Adult Juvenile Adult
Rooster  – -57.50 kg
Light Feather -58,50 kg -64,00 kg
Feather -64,00 kg -70,00  kg -52,50 kg -58.50 kg
Light -69,00 kg -76,00 kg -56,50 kg -64,00 kg
Middle -74,00 kg -82.30 kg -60,50 kg -69,00 kg
Medium Heavy -79,30 kg -88.30 kg +60,50 kg +69,00 kg
Heavy +79,30 kg -94.30 kg
Super Heavy -100.50 kg
Ultra Heavy +100,50 kg
Open Class  Free Free  Free Free


Athletes who placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd are eligible to register for the Open Class bracket.


Brown & Black Belt Adult – All athletes are eligible to compete in open class. Only two athletes from the same team.

How to register?

The athletes who are willing to register for the open class may do so at the event’s open class registration table. Athletes must register in Open Class within 15 minutes after receiving their medal awards. There will be a registration deadline for the black belt adult division, which will be posted alongside the event’s schedule. Athletes will not be able to register for the open class division after its registration deadline.


Organizer has prepared great prizes for 10th edition of Croatian Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. All adult category or Open Class winner with 8 or more registered competitor will recieve money prize in ammount of 1.000,00 HRK. Other prizes are listed in table below.
Number of registered competitors in category Juvenile category winner Adult category winner
8+ Ground Game GI+medal 1.000,00 HRK + medal
5 to 7 Ground Game  Rashguard+medal Ground Game GI+medal
2 to 4 Ground Game  T-Shirt +medal Ground Game  Rashguard+medal
1 Medal Medal


There will be team trophy title for the best team of the competition. Team trophy title will be given to the Academy with the highest sum of points. Points are counted as follows:
1st place – 9 points
2nd place – 3 points
3rd place – 1 point
When there is only one athlete on the bracket points are not counted.
When there are only two athletes in the bracket and both from the same academy, the points are not counted.
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked team will get team trophy prize
Best team will get 3.000HRK money prize!!
Only two competitors per team can apply in each weight category, rest of the competitors from the same team can register as Team B, C or similar.


    • Matches may start 30 minutes in advance. Athletes should be in the warm up area at least 40 minutes prior to the time assigned for his or her division on the schedule.
      • It is mandatory to have an official government photo ID at all times.
      • The official weight measurements of this event is in KILOGRAMS.
  • Refund Policy: The registration fee is non-refundable.
    Exemption: Athletes who are alone in their bracket are eligible to receive a full refund of the registration fee if they contact cojjc@hjjs.hr and request to withdraw their name from the competition prior to the end of the appointed event registration check day.
    • Athletes will receive a complimentary event t-shirt which they should pick up at the event. All shirts should be picked up at the event’s shirt booth.
    • Signs/flags may not be larger than 11″ x 17″ (28cm x 44cm) in dimension.
    • Athletes who place in 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their division will receive a medal at the event. All the medals should be picked up at the event’s podium.
    • Each team can only have two athletes in the same division bracket (of age/weight/belt). If your team has more than 2 athletes in the same division, the professor needs to email cojjc@hjjs.hr prior to professor’s correction deadline in order to create different teams for the same academy. This rule does not prevent you from registering for the event.
    • There will be only one trophy group for this event.
    • Any false information provided during registration such as, but not limited to, DOB, may lead to immediate disqualification. Such actions are subject to suspension or even banishment from future CJJF events.
    • If you are alone on your bracket you can contact cojjc@hjjs.hr till the day before registration check day and request a change on your registration.CJJF does not guarantee that the division you want to be moved to will have another competitor at the day of the event.
    • We try to accommodate as many athletes as possible in our events, but there is a limit on the number of athletes in order to guarantee a high quality event.
    • CJJF reserves the right to close registration when we reach full capacity, or on the day of the appointed event registration deadline, whichever comes first.
  • CJJF reserves the right to merge categories.
    • We strongly suggest that athlete registration is finalized before making any travel arrangements.
    • Before each fight, athletes will be asked to show their valid form of photo identification(ID) to the officials. Make sure you have it on hand.
    • This tournament is organized by Croatian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
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