Malmö International BJJ & NOGI Open 2023
We welcome you to the fifth edition of Malmö International BJJ Open on the 11-12th of November. We return to Hästhagen Sporthall located in the heart of Malmö.
The event is open for all belts for Kids, Juvenile, Adult and Masters! There will be no Absolute class for white belts.
The event will be contested under standard IBJJF rules. You can find them at http://www.ibjjf.org/rules. We will have matches for 3rd place.
Adult Gi fee: 500:-
Adult Nogi Fee: 500:-
Combined Gi & Nogi: 800:-
Juvenile & Kids Gi: 250:-
Juvenile & Kids Nogi: 250:-
Juvenile & Kids Gi + Nogi: 400:-
Black belts Gi & Nogi: 0:-
Late fee: 200:- for adult, 200:- for kids
Late fee for Adult combined Gi & Nogi: 400 :-
Late fee for Juvenile & Kids combined Gi & Nogi: 300:-
Juveniles who wish to compete in both Juvenile and Adult pay only for the Adult registration.
100% of the fee will be refunded if you cancel before 24th September 12:00 CET
60% of the fee will be refunded if you cancel before the 15th October 12:00 CET
Cancellations after this time will not be refunded.
Each team team can bring up to 5 coaches, that will grant additional access. They will get a coachpass at the entry.
Last day to register: 5th November 23:59 CET
Last day for alterations: 6th November 23:59 CET
We aim to offer each athlete a chance to fight, so we might have to combine some classes if there are too few participants. We strive to get at least three (3) athletes per class, but sometimes only two (2) is possible. The mixing of classes will follow the regulations stipulated by the Swedish BJJ Federation.
1) Age. For children there can be a maximum of 3 years between contestants. Kids and Juvenile will never be mixed. Remember that competition age is calculated as (current year - year of birth). Juveniles are eligible to compete against adults in the same belt.
2) Weight. For children there can be a maximum of 2 weight classes difference between contestants.
3) Belts. For children we will either mix white with gray and then yellow and up, or if necessary white - yellow and orange & up. For adults the only belt mixing allowed is female adult division brown and black.
4) Gender. Children under the age of 12 can be mixed across genders. From 12 and up there will be no mixing genders.
If a coach and the parents of an athlete feels that they should be fighting at a higher skill level, weight class or age group a special application should be sent to the federation for consideration. This decision is made on a case-by-case basis.
If you are a black belt we offer you the opportunity to compete for free at our event.
Travel from abroad:
The best and cheapest way to fly into Malmö is to fly to Copenhagen in Denmark. From there it's a 35 minute train ride into Malmö straight from the Airport. It is also possible to fly to Malmö Airport, but generally it is more expensive than flying to Copenhagen.
From Malmö C train station take bus number 8 to bus stop Kronprinsen or bus number 4 to bus stop Simhallsbadet. Both stops are just a short walk from the arena.
Saturday: Adult & Juvenile Gi, Kids NoGi. Kids starts first.
Sunday: Adult & Juvenile NoGi, Kids Gi. Kids starts first.
The first matches of the day will start at 09:00 both days
Doors open at 07:50.
Weigh-ins start at 08:30, ONLY FOR THE ATHLETES ON THE MONITOR
Please note that kids matches are generally faster than scheduled. Please make sure to be in the arena with plenty of time to prepare.
Absolute divisions will be placed at the end the current schedule when the brackets are ready.
Please note that at the end of the day we will move divisions to empty mats should a mat finish ahead of schedule.
Also note that all times are dynamic! Make sure to be in the arena in good time because your match may be sooner than initially posted!
You will be allowed to weigh in when your match is up on the monitor in the arena, 15-30 minutes prior to your match. You will weigh in with your full uniform on.