General Information

2018 Ontario Open International Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place on May 12th and 13th at International Centre, located at 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8.

All schools are welcome to participate in this highly lauded and exciting event.

All belt levels in the Kids, Youth, Teen, Junior, Adult, Master (30 to 40) and Seniors (40+) age categories will compete. Registrations will open soon and will close Monday May 7th, 2018 midnight or when full capacity is reached.

We do not accept any registration after Monday Monday May 7th, 2018.

Check-in day and last day to make changes to your registration is Tuesday May 8th at midnight, no exceptions.

Schedule: Thursday morning the schedule will be updated and you can find what time your division will start, be at the venue at least 45 minutes prior to your division starts.

Brackets: Friday prior to the tournament all juniors, adults and masters brackets will be online.

Important Dates:

  • Registration Deadline: Monday May 7th 2018
  • Registration Checkday(Athlete correction) deadline Tuesday May 8th 2018
  • Schedule Release Date Wednesday May 9th 2018
  • Brackets Release Date Wednesday May 9th 2018

THIS EVENT IS GI (All ages/divisions) and NOGI ABSOLUTE ONLY (Male and Female)

We will have all weight divisions for Juniors , Adults, Masters and Seniors and ALL belts (White , Blue , Purple , Brown/Black combined for males Purple/Brown/Black combined for females)
We will have ALL kids age from 5 to 15 and belts level (White and Colour).
We will have 2 divisions for male (under 170lbs / 170lbs+) and 2 divisions for female (under 135lbs / 135+ lbs). These divisions are for any 16 yrs old and over and any belt/experience levels.


Saturday May 12th , 2018
• GI – Juniors and Adults
• GI – Masters and Seniors
Sunday May 13th 2018
• GI – Kids to Teen (5 to 15 year old)



  • The fee for all juniors(16-17years), Adults(Male and Females), Masters and Seniors for pre-registration received by 11:59pm Monday May 7th, is $85.00 +HST
  • The fee for all kids (5-15 years old) for pre-registration received by 11:59pm Monday May 7th, is $65.00 +HST
  • The fee for NoGi Absolute is extra $45.00 +HST


  • Spectator Ticket Prices $10.00 (CASH ONLY)
  • Kids 8 years old and under are admitted free
  • Seniors 60+ are admitted free


  • You must check your registration information on our website on the registration check day. Make sure that all the information is correct. If there are any issues contact us immediately.
  • Check your brackets at our website on the brackets release day.
  • Make sure to have a clean gi or a no gi uniform in proper condition according to IBJJF rules.
  • Make sure to bring a picture ID to the event.
  • Make sure to check the schedule at our website. Failing that, brackets and schedules are posted at the event.
  • The athletes must keep the kimono and belt tied to the waist at all times while in the waiting or competition area.
  • The referee makes the final decision and will not tolerate any complaints or make changes to the decision
  • The athletes are not allowed to jump over the fences/barricades in the competition area.
  • Make sure to get to the event at least 45 minutes prior to your bracket schedule. You should be warmed up by the time your bracket is called.
  • Make sure to get your Competitor T-Shirt. You will need your ID.
  • Make sure to listen to the division calls on the PA System.
  • At the designated time, go to the warm up area, wearing your GI and with a picture ID.
  • In the warm up area, pay attention to the ring coordinator calls. The ring coordinator will be wearing a vest with the ring number for your division.
  • After the ring coordinator call, go to the weight in area, to check weight and have your gi inspected (in gi tournaments).
  • Do NOT remain in the competition area after the end of your fight. Return to the warm up area, and remain there until the ring coordinator calls you for the next round if you won your previous match.
  • Be respectful to the staff, officials other athletes and coaches. In turn they will show you the same courtesy.
  • Be respectful to the referees, showing consideration and appreciation for the performance of his or her duties.
  • Any disputes regarding matches are to be settled by the Referee. All decision by the Referee will be final.
  • Direct all questions to tournament staff at the administration table. We will do our best to answer your questions as quickly as possible. Please be patient with questions as there are a lot of competitors at the event. As such we remain busy throughout the day.
  • Please maintain your belongings. We cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items


The Ontario Open in conjunction with our sponsors are going to give more than $30,000 in prizes.

10-12 Trips to the 2018 IBJJF Worlds in California
The Open International Jiu Jitsu Championship is working with some sponsors to announce some HUGE prizes for the 2018 event.

If you want to be a sponsor, contact us at

• 1 Male Blue Light and 1 Heavy Absolute
• 1 Male Purple Light and 1 Heavy Absolute
• 1 Male Brown/Black Light and 1 Heavy Absolute
• 1 Female Blue Light and 1 Heavy Absolute
• 1 Female Purple Absolute

• 1 Female Brown/Black Absolute

Another Trip will be announced when registration closes

Look forward to seeing everyone battling it out in the absolute divisions in May!