International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

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International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
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Abbreviation IBJJF
Formation 2002
Type Private
Purpose Tournament Competition
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Region served
Worldwide
Official language
English, Portuguese
President
Carlos Gracie, Jr.
Affiliations
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation of the Philippines (BJJFP)
  • Confédération Française de Jiu-jitsu Brésilien (CFJJB)
  • United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation (USJJF)
  • Unione Italiana Jiu Jitsu (UIJJ)
Website ibjjf.org

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) is a for-profit company that hosts several of the biggest Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) tournaments in the world, including the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship and European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship. The federation was created by Carlos Gracie, Jr., who is the head of one of the largest Brazilian jiu-jitsu associations, Gracie Barra. The IBJJF uses the rule set of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu.[1]

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