Early bird registrations
27 May - 20 Aug 11:59 pm
Normal registration
20 Aug - 17 Sep 11:59 pm
Late registrations
17 Sep - 01 Oct 11:59 pm
Event dates 05 Oct - 06 Oct

The London Open

The London Open is an OJA Sanctioned Gi and No-Gi event.

2024 London Open GI and No-Gi

October 5th/6th at Saunders Secondary School

THIS EVENT IS A PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY! This event will be GI and No-Gi for Adults and Gi Only for Kids.  Divisions will be for all ages (starting at 4 yrs old), belts and weight classes

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Event is sanctioned by Ontario Jiu Jitsu Association. All athletes are required to have a valid membership.

Note: If you have any issues or questions regarding OJA membership please email us at [email protected]

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Tournament Dates

October 5th, 2024 - Adult Gi

October 6th, 2024 - Kid's Gi and Adult No-Gi

RULES: https://www.ontariojiujitsuassociation.com/bjj-tournament-rules/

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BELT & AGE DIVISIONS (Note: Age divisions are based on Year of Birth)

Year of Birth               Age Division                         Belts

2019/2018              Kids 1                                  White, Grey

2017/2016              Kids 2                                  White, Grey, Yellow

2015/2014              Kids 3                                  White, Grey, Yellow

2013/2012              Youth 1                                 White, Grey, Yellow & Up

2011/2010              Youth 2                                 White, Grey, Yellow & Up

2009/2008              Teen                                     White, Grey, Yellow & Up

2007/2006              Juvenile                                White, Blue

2005 and before       Adult Male                            White, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black

2005 and before       Adult Female                         White, Blue, Purple, Brown/Black

1993 and before       Master 1                               White, Blue, Purple, Brown/Black

1983 and before       Master 2                               White, Blue, Purple, Brown/Black

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REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird Price:

August 20th  Kids/Adults $80

Regular Price:

September 20th Kids/Adults $90

Late Registration Price:

October 1st  Kids/Adults $100

Adults- +$30 to add No-Gi Division 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 1st, 2024

Last day for Cancellations / Full Refunds: Tuesday, October 1st, 2024

Registration Check day (Athlete correction) deadline Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024

Schedule Release Date Friday, October 4th, 2024

Brackets Release Date Friday, October 4th, 2024

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SPECTATOR FEE: $10

Seniors and Kids under 8 are Free

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Coaches - please post this at your gym and refer your parents to this facebook group so they can be informed

-refer to smoothcomp for info / details / reminders / schedule / brackets

-check your emails as well for information

-arrive at the venue at least 1-1.5 hours before the division start time

-spectator fees are typically $10 (cash only) but price may vary from event to event - seniors and kids under 10 usually are free

-listen for your division called to the weigh ins - if you aren’t sure if you’ve been called yet - ask at the weigh in desk

-once you weigh in remain in the bullpen (holding area) until your division is called and the ring coordinator comes to get you

-weigh in is with the Gi on and there is a 1lb weight allowance

- footwear MUST be worn at all times when not competing on the mat

-Gi colours for teens, juveniles and adults are white, blue and black and must be clean and to the right specifications (length)

-NO rashguards or spats for boys/men under your Gi

-please keep your Gi on and tied up at all times when in the warm up and competition areas - even after your matches

-no jumping over the barricades

-once your division is done go to podium and wait for your medal presentation

-ONLY registered coaches with their coaches passes will be allowed matside to coach kids up to youth age 11 - coaching for teens 12 and up will happen outside the barricades

-parents/family members/friends must watch from outside the barricades for all ages - parents your children will be taken to the mats by a ring coordinator and you can follow them to their mat on the outside of the barricades (your child will be in full view at all times)

-no picture taking or video taping inside the barricades / matside by anyone (unless hired by the promoter) - athletes you may put your phone on a tripod on the scorekeepers table and video tape your matches that way

-IMPORTANT- we are trying to keep the mat areas as free from people as possible so the table runners, medics, etc can do their jobs easily - as well as for various other reasons which is why we have the rules for coaches/family members matside

-please be courteous and respectful to all event staff, volunteers etc. they are doing their very best to ensure the event runs smoothly - we have a lot of student volunteers so if there are any issues please speak to the chief official or tournament promoter/organizer

-the referees decision is final - if you have any questions please talk to the head referee or chief official at the event

-it is helpful for all athletes, coaches, parents etc. to know the jiu jitsu rules - the OJA is running rules courses on Friday nights before some tournaments so come and gain some knowledge

-want to become a referee or involved with the tournament scene or the Ontario Jiu Jitsu Association/OJA? contact Tony Isaacs ([email protected]) for more information - “many hands make light work”

Contact

Entries

  • Juvenile Boys Gi 90.40 CAD
    16-17 years
  • Juvenile Girls Gi 90.40 CAD
    16-17 years
  • Male Gi 90.40 CAD
    18 years and above
  • Female Gi 90.40 CAD
    18 years and above
  • Girls Gi 90.40 CAD
    4-15 years
  • Boys Gi 90.40 CAD
    4-15 years
  • Male NoGi 90.40 CAD
    18 years and above
  • Female NoGi 90.40 CAD
    18 years and above

Cancel/Refund policy