General Information

2019 Ontario Open International Jiu-Jitsu Championship will take place on May 4th and 5th at Tribute Communities Centre, located at 99 Athol St E, Oshawa ON L1H 1J8.

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 April 29th, 2019 midnight or when full capacity is reached.

We do not accept any registration after Monday Monday April 29th, 2019.

Check-in day and last day to make changes to your registration is Tuesday April 30th 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 April 29th 2019
  • Early Bird Price deadline Thursday February 28th 2019
  • Registration Checkday(Athlete correction) deadline Tuesday April 30th 2019
  • Schedule Release Date Wednesday May 1st 2019
  • Brackets Release Date Wednesday May 1st 2019


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).


Saturday May 4th , 2019
• GI – Juniors and Adults
• GI – Masters and Seniors
Sunday May 5th 2019
• GI – Kids to Teen (5 to 15 year old)



    Early Bird Price until Feb. 28th 2019
  • Kids (5-15 yrs old): $65.00 +HST
  • Junior, Adult, Master and Seniors: $85.00 +HST

  • Regular Price until April 29th 2019
  • Kids (5-15 yrs old): $75.00 +HST
  • Junior, Adult, Master and Seniors: $95.00 +HST


  • All refunds will be given without cause if the participant email before the end of the day Monday April 29th (11:59pm)
  • If after registration check day (April 30th 2019), thre is no other participant in the division, refund can be requested.


  • Spectator Ticket Prices $10.00 (ONLINE OR AT THE DOOR-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 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 2019 IBJJF Worlds in California
If you want to be a sponsor, contact us at

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

More divisions will be selected for trips as registration closes.

* (Division must have 10 or more competitors total registered for trip to be granted)

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