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October 01, 2023

Grapplers Challenge GI Division Submission only. Welcome back to the second edition of our submission only competition!

We offer bespoke medals with the top UK and European referees on hand with dollamur matted areas and two paramedics on hand.

Single elimination event the competitor will win by straight submission or if no submission after the round ends referee will make the decision by most legitimate submission attempts, the referee’s decision is final. Grapplers Challenge is all about submission so if you don’t want to lose a decision make sure you finish the match!

GI uniform (any colour)

Adult and Master divisions

Please make yourself aware of the rules https://ibjjf.com/news/new-rules-updates

Weigh in from 9am with the event starting at 10am failure to weigh in will result in a DQ with no refund. Competitors may weigh in WITHOUT wearing the GI

Please be ready in the bullpen 30 minutes before fight time where you will be called to your mat

Time permitting we will have the option of open-weight divisions for every belt at no extra cost


Early Bird discount before 14th of may £45 please hurry as this event will be capped at 500 competitors to allow for a quality event.

After 14th of may prices are £55, Spectators £5 , children are free.

Registration will close midnight 16th of June and you can change divisions/weights/brackets before midnight 18th of june

Two coaches per team are free to sign in at the greetings desk after that £5 spectator fee applies

48hrs before the event Brackets and Schedule will be released our event will merge divisions should a division only have one competitor. If there is no way to merge into another division a refund can be issued however no other refunds would be applied.


This event takes place in the brand new 22million sustainable outstanding Ravelin sports center on the 24th of June 2023. Our venue has 700 lockers free to use as well as changing areas on two floors with showers & a cafe area with helpful staff on hand to assist. We offer discounted nearby parking at 5 different locations for just £2 all day as well as the option to park in Gunwharf Quays.


The event is found here Located in: University of Portsmouth

Address: Cambridge Rd, Portsmouth PO1 2SE

The venue is situated in a unique location being 5 minutes walk from our partners Gunwharf Quays waterfront outlet shopping center where you shop discounted outlet prices and dine in the many restaurants after the event should you choose to. Please stay in touch for discounted offers exclusive to Grapplers Challenge competitors.


Next to gunwharf we also have the historic dockyard where you can take the family and explore the history of portsmouth.


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October 1, 2023
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Ravelin sports center
Cambridge Rd
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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