As the calendar flips to September, the European Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu scene is set to erupt with an exhilarating array of tournaments that promise to captivate enthusiasts and spectators alike. With mats unrolled and adrenaline in the air, the upcoming weekend of September 2nd and 3rd brings a tapestry of grappling action across diverse corners of Europe. From Germany to Poland, from Denmark to Ireland, the mats are ready to welcome athletes from all walks of life, showcasing their dedication, skill, and passion for the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Join us as we unveil the dynamic events awaiting us, each carrying its unique blend of challenges and triumphs. The stage is set, the anticipation is palpable – let’s dive into the vibrant world of European BJJ.
Saturday, September 2nd
SAMURAI CUP – GRAPPLING TRIATHLON TOURNAMENT
Location: Samurai Fight Team Academy, Leipzig, Germany
Prepare for an unconventional showdown at the Samurai Cup! In this thrilling 4-Man tournament, competitors will engage in 3 rounds, each lasting 3 minutes. Each round features a different discipline: the first round brings BJJ GI with a Submission-Only ruleset; the second round shifts to Luta Livre NOGI with Submission-Only rules; and the third round takes on the SHOOTO C-Class rules Get ready for dynamic action as the martial arts converge in Leipzig.
GRAPPLING LIGA FALL EDITION 2023
Location: Arte Suave, Copenhagen, Denmark
Experience the energy of the GRAPPLING LIGA Fall Edition, a No Gi tournament that opens its doors to practitioners of all ages and expertise. Be part of the exhilarating atmosphere and witness the intensity of the matches that unfold on the mat. Come, witness, and become a part of this spirited event!
GRAPPLING INDUSTRIES VIENNA
Location: HAKOAH Fitness & Wellness, Vienna, Austria
Vienna, get ready! GRAPPLING INDUSTRIES is hitting town. This event brings a fusion of grappling excellence to Austria. Round-robin tournaments in both Gi and No Gi await, promising intense battles and extraordinary displays of skill.
GRAPPLING IRISH NATIONALS
Location: DCU SPORTS COMPLEX, Dublin, Ireland
Attention to all BJJ enthusiasts in Ireland! The stage is set for the GRAPPLING IRISH NATIONALS, a championship that adheres to the esteemed IBJJF regulations. Witness a display of remarkable talent across divisions, spanning kids, juveniles, adults, and masters, in the dynamic realms of both Gi and No-Gi competitions. Join us and be part of this thrilling showcase of Irish grappling excellence!
SOLT 5: MISTRZOSTWA POLSKI 2023 (NO-GI)
Location: Stegu Arena, Opole, Poland
Attention, Poland! SOLT 5 is back, and this time it’s all about No-Gi. Athletes of all ages, get ready to engage in spirited competition as you strive for glory on the Polish mats.
2023 BELGIAN BJJ CHAMPIONSHIPS
Location: The Sports Hall Valkaart, Oostkamp, Belgium
The 2023 Belgian BJJ Championships, hosted by AGP, promise an unforgettable showcase of skill. Open to all ages and skill levels, this event will be livestreamed on the AGP YouTube channel, ensuring that your every move resonates with the global BJJ community.
ADCC IRISH CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS 2023
Location: TUS Athlone Campus, Athlone, Ireland
ADCC brings you the Irish Cup Championships, a platform for athletes of all ages and skill levels to test their grappling. Get ready to be a part of the renowned ADCC experience.
Sunday, September 3rd
EMPIRE GRAPPLING: MIDLANDS SUMMER OPEN
Location: Nottingham Wildcats Arena, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Calling all Midlands BJJ enthusiasts! Brace yourselves for an electrifying spectacle at the EMPIRE GRAPPLING: MIDLANDS SUMMER OPEN. This event welcomes all skill levels and ages, in both Gi and No Gi divisions. Don’t miss the chance to witness the thrill of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and be part of this event!
BATTLE OF STOCKHOLM #14 GI AND NOGI RINKEBY
Location: Rinkebyhallen, Spånga, Sweden
The mats are ready for a battle of epic proportions at the BATTLE OF STOCKHOLM #14! Featuring Gi and No-Gi competitions for kids, adults, and masters, this event is set to ignite the grappling scene. Prize money and accolades await those who dare to conquer the challenge.
SOLID GROUND: ALL IRELAND YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP
Location: Shankill Leisure Centre, Belfast, United Kingdom
SOLID GROUND: ALL IRELAND YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP is here to celebrate the rising stars of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This prestigious event offers young practitioners across Ireland a chance to showcase their exceptional skills. Be part of a thriving community dedicated to growth and development.
With so many great events happening across Europe this weekend, you’re in for an exhilarating experience in the world of BJJ. These tournaments promise a blend of passion, skill, and camaraderie that define the essence of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Get ready to witness the power BJJ in action!