General Information

2023 Ontario Open International Jiu-Jitsu Championship NOGI Edition will take place on October 15

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+) age categories will compete.

We do not accept any registration after Monday OCTOBER 9th 2023.

Check-in day and last day to make changes to your registration is Tuesday October 10th at midnight, no exceptions.

Schedule: Thursday the schedule will be updated and you can find what time your division will start, be at the venue at least 60 minutes prior to your division starts.

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

Important Dates:

  • Registration Deadline: Monday October 9th 2023
  • Registration Checkday(Athlete correction) deadline Tuesday October 10th 2023
  • Last Day for FULL REFUNDS: Monday October 9th 2023
  • Schedule Release Date Thursday October 12th 2023
  • Brackets Release Date Thursday October 12th 2023


We will have all weight divisions for Juniors , Adults, Masters and Seniors and ALL belts (White , Blue , Purple , Brown, Black and Brown/Black combined for Adult Females and ALL MASTERS)
We will have ALL kids age from 4 to 15 and belts level (White, Grey and Yellow & Up).


Sundday October 15th 2023
• NOGI – Kids to Teen (4 to 15 year old)
• NOGI – Juniors
• NOGI – Adults
• NOGI – Masters




  • All refunds will be given without cause until the end of the day Monday October 9th(11:59pm)
  • You can cancel your registration and get a refund by following these instructions: You can make changes to his division by following these instructions
  • If after registration check day (October 10th 2023), there is no other participant in the division, refund can be requested.


  • 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 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 listen to the division calls on the PA System.
  • At the designated time, go to the warm up area, wearing your NOGI attire 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 nogi attire inspected.
  • 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