Are You Ready? The dates for the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour are set for the 2020/2021 season. AJP announces new awards and cash prizes for each weight class

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The AJP has announced the dates for the five stops in the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour during the 2020/2021 season. Starting in September 2020 and going all the way to April 2021, the ADGS Tour will visit five of the most important cities in the world. Los Angeles, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, London and Abu Dhabi will host the events. Here are the dates set for each event:

  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Los Angeles
  • September 12-13, 2020
  • Felix Events Center
  • Azusa, USA
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Moscow
  • October 24-25, 2020
  • Crocus City Hall
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Rio de Janeiro
  • December 4-6, 2020
  • Arena Carioca 1
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour London
  • February 6-7, 2021
  • Copper Box Arena
  • London, UK
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Abu Dhabi
  • April 1-3, 2021
  • Jiu-Jitsu Arena
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE

The AJP announced that the 2020/2021 ADGS season will feature athletes in the purple belt, brown belt and black belt divisions for adult and masters 1 & 2 age brackets. Juvenile purple belts will be allowed to compete in the adult division. All five events in the 2020/2021 season have their registration periods open. Go to AJP Tour for more info and to register now.

Prizes for the best athletes in each weight class

The AJP also announced that in the 2020/2021 season athletes will compete for awards and cash prizes within their own weight classes. At the end of the season, the AJP will award and offer cash prizes for the athletes with the most points in each weight class within a belt color. Until the 2019/2020 season, there was one award for each belt color, regardless of weight classes. Click here for more info on the ranking and awarding guidelines for the 2020/2021 season. For the latest news on the 2020/2021 season of the AJP Tour, go to ajptour.com. Follow daily updates on Instagram at @ajptour and @jjwplus.    

About the AJP Tour

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Welcome to the Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Pro™ (AJP). This new groundbreaking Professional Jiu-Jitsu Sport Organization is born to revolutionize the world of Jiu-Jitsu competitions. With 78 events in all six continents in each season, the AJP aims to elevate our sport to levels of excellence and professionalism never achieved before. 

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