General Information

2021 Ontario Open International Jiu-Jitsu Championship NOGI Edition will take place on September 18-19 at Markham Pan Am Centre, located at 16 Main St, Unionville, ON L3R2E4.

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. Registrations will open soon and will close Monday September 13th, 2021 midnight or when full capacity is reached.

We do not accept any registration after Monday September 13th 2021.

Check-in day and last day to make changes to your registration is Tuesday September 14th at midnight, no exceptions.

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

Important Dates:

  • Registration Deadline: Monday September 13th 2021
  • Early Bird Price deadline Tuesday August 31st 2021
  • Registration Checkday(Athlete correction) deadline Tuesday September 14th 2021
  • Schedule Release Date Wednesday September 15th 2021
  • Brackets Release Date Wednesday September 15th 2021


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 4 to 15 and belts level (White and Colour).


Saturday September 18 2021
• NOGI – Juniors
• NOGI – Adults
• NOGI – Masters

Sunday September 19 2021
• GI – Kids to Teen (4 to 15 year old)



    Early Bird Price until Aug. 31st 2021
  • Kids (4-15 yrs old): $65.00 +HST
  • Junior, Adult, Masters: $80.00 +HST

  • Regular Price until Sept. 13th 2021
  • Kids (4-15 yrs old): $75.00 +HST
  • Junior, Adult, Masters: $95.00 +HST


  • All refunds will be given without cause if the participant email before the end of the day Monday September 13th(11:59pm)
  • If after registration check day (September 14th 2021), 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 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 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