After an outstanding season opener event in Tokyo, on July 15, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour travels to the USA for the second leg of the 2017/2018 season. Beautiful Los Angeles will host the Tour on September 23-24, when some of the best Jiu-Jitsu competitors in the world will battle for their share of over $125,000 in prizes as well as valuable points in the UAEJJF world ranking.
The deadline for early registration at a lower cost is quickly approaching. Athletes have until August 22 to sign up and pay less. The final deadline for registration is September 19. Click here to register now!
For the third season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour continues to take the sport to a new level of professionalism. With events in five of the most important cities in the Jiu-Jitsu universe, the Grand Slam is quickly becoming one of the highlights of the annual calendar.
For Los Angeles, big names are already confirmed to compete at the LA Convention Center. The list of well known black belts includes Alexander Trans, Adam Wardzinski, Alex Alducin, Rodnei Junior, Ana Carolina Schimidt, among others.
Here are the remaining Grand Slam events for the 2017/2018 Season.
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Los Angeles
- September 23-24, 2017
- LA Convention Center
- Registration period: May 1st – August 22nd (Late registration September 19th)
- More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/9
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Rio de Janeiro
- November 10-12, 2017
- Arena Carioca 3
- Registration period: May 1st – October 9th (Late registration November 6th)
- More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/10
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Abu Dhabi
- January 12-13, 2018
- IPIC Arena
- Registration period: May 1st – December 11th (Late registration January 8th)
- More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/11
Abu Dhabi Gand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour London
- March 10-11, 2018
- Copper Box Arena
- Registration period: May 1st – February 10th (Late registration March 6th)
- More info: https://events.uaejjf.org/event/12
About the UAEJJF
With the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation was established in November 2012 as the official authority for Jiu-Jitsu in the UAE.
The Federation plays a leading role in supporting Jiu-Jitsu and contributing to building a strong generation of UAE athletes to excel at the local and international levels. The Federation’s role is to implement policies that develop the sport in collaboration with various government entities, educational institutions and other partners in order to advance the sport locally, regionally and globally.