Pan-American Championship (jiu jitsu)
|Organiser||United States Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (1996 & 1997 - collaboration between CBJJ and United States Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)|
|Current skill divisions||
|Most wins||André Galvão (6)|
The Pan-American Championship, often referred to colloquially as the "Pan Ams", is the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament held in North America. The event which is held annually by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
Representing one of the first steps toward internationalization of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the Pan-American Championship has been held annually since 1995. While the first event garnered only 250 athletes, the event has grown every year and now hosts thousands of competitors.
List of adult black belt champions by year and weight
- "PAN-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP". International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. Retrieved July 13, 2011.
- "BJJ Pan-Am Preparation with Alliance and Gracie Barra". Fightworks Podcast. March 30, 2010. Retrieved July 13, 2011.
- "Pan American BJJ Results 2011". BJJ Heroes. March 27, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2011.
- World Championship
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