After Sunny Days Come: Tournaments! Are You Ready?

First part of 2017 has already passed, you probably enjoy a well deserved rest right now with nice weather and days off from work. It is important to rest but don’t let the lazy days disturb your training too much. It’s back on already in August!

We’ve put together a calendar following the next season’s tournaments, check it out! Please notice that we only have put up a few of the bigger events. If you’d like a total overview of all the international tournaments check out: UAEJJF Calender overview or IBJJF Calender overview.


  • 24/25/26 IBJJF World Master Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Las Vegas, USA
  • 26 UAEJJF Split International Pro Split, Croatia


  • 23/24 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Grand Slam Cash prizes! Los Angeles, USA
  • 23/24 Take a trip to Helsinki, Finland for the ADCC World Championship. All the qualifications are already done but if you’d like to see some high class jiu jitsu and get inspired this is the place to be in September!
  • 30/1 IBJJF arranges three tournaments during this weekend:
  1. Copenhagen International Gi & No-Gi Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. Pan Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi New York, USA
  3. Brazilian National No-Gi Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • 14/15 IBJJF London Fall International Open Gi & No-Gi London, Great Britain
  • 21 UAEJJF Germany National Pro Maintal, Germany
  • 28/29 IBJJF Rio Bjj Pro Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • 10/12 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Jiu Jitsu Grand Slam Cash prizes! Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 25/26 IBJJF Paris International Open Gi & No-Gi Paris, France


Johanna Tavares is a purple belt under Renato Tavares de Moraes. She trains under Renato and Eduardo "Teta" Rios, representing Frontline Academy in Oslo. Besides jiu jitsu, Johanna is also a club manager, fitness instructor and CrossFit level 1 trainer. She contributes to the Ladies Only BJJ blog and website also teaching women only jiu jitsu classes at Novus Academy and organizing open mat for all them jiu jitsu ladies in Norway.

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