EVENTS

For all Results on previous championships take a look below the EVENTS TAB


 

The 2019 WCJJO World Championships – Florida USA

Just minutes away from attractions including Disney World and Universal Studios

 

Following the successful championships held in Australia, planning is close to completion for the event this year … details are:

 

 

DATES – Wednesday 7th to Monday 12th August 2019  – Commencing early on the Thursday morning and concluding with the awards banquet on the Sunday evening … plus on Monday 12th August a meeting for association delegates.

OUR USA LOCAL COORDINATORS : Michael Antonides  1-419-651-5228 and Robert Stines 1-606-261-6637

 

EVENTS AND DIVISIONS

 

… WCJJO World Ju-jitsu Championships

Sport Ju-jitsu individual weight division

Sport Ju-jitsu individual weight division – Masters (40 years and over)

Sport Ju-jitsu Country Team event

Grappling (BJJ) individual weight division

Association Demonstration event

… WCJJO USA Open Championships (subject to registrations)

Sport Ju-jitsu individual weight division – Seniors

Sport Ju-jitsu individual weight division – Masters (40 years and over)

Sport Ju-jitsu individual weight division – Juniors (under 18 years)*

Sport Self-defence division – Seniors*

Sport Self-defence division – Juniors (under 18 years)*

Grappling (BJJ) individual weight division – Seniors

Grappling (BJJ) individual weight division – Masters (40 years and over)

Para Ju-jitsu*


 

EVENT VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

All Competitors and Officials are requested to stay at the event venue … the ‘booking code‘ to gain the special accommodation rate is now available from your Country or Association delegate.

Avanti Palms Resort and Conference Centre – 6515 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Telephone: Direct: 407.996.0900 Toll Free: 866.994.3157   

 Lots to Explore – Jump aboard the hotel shuttle for a complimentary ride to Orlando’s best attractions. Next door to Universal Orlando™, Avanti Palms Resort is minutes from Walt Disney World®, Orlando Premium Outlets, and SeaWorld®.

 Surround yourself with the best things to do in Orlando at Avanti Palms Resort. Situated inside the city’s fun-filled heart, our location on I-Drive is close to everything. International dining, fantastic outlet shopping, and family-friendly attractions are just steps away. For venturing further afield, our daily shuttle runs to hotspots, including Universal Studios Florida™ and Walt Disney World® . 

 PLACES TO EAT – Avanti Palms  – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served fresh at The Market Place Café & Grill, or Dine al fresco at our Bar & Grill, sitting poolside … Out and About – There are plenty of other places to eat close to Avanti Palms


 

AIRPORT 

1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando, FL 32827, USA click here – just 16.5 miles (26.5 km) to the Avanti Palms Resort

 

USA JOURNEY PLANNER

The Official Travel Site of the USA click here

For the Official Source of Orlando Travel Planning – click here

 


 

VISA REQUIREMENTS for USA

A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship.

Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to the United States without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel. The Visa section of this website is all about U.S. visas for foreign citizens to travel to the United States.

 


 

COMPETITION ENTRY FEES

The individual entry fee is determined by your associations WCJJO membership and will (subject to the important note) be one of the following: 

WCJJO World Ju-jitsu Championships …

Members of associations – paid not later than 1st June 2019 the entry fee per competitor will be GBP £ 50.00 entitling competitors to participate in all WCJJO member events for which they qualify during the championships. This excludes the additional WCJJO USA Open Event.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE – Please be aware each association is entitled to charge competitors from their association, a fee to offset the costs of their membership and any costs the association may incur through participation.

WCJJO USA Open Championships …

  • Competitors from a member association may enter the USA Open Event for a discounted entry fee, provided they have been cleared by their country association … details on the Registration Form available here on or before 28th April
  • Competitors who are not members within a WCJJO member association the entry fee is $USD 125.00 entitling competitors to participate in all WCJJO USA Open Events for which they qualify during the championships … more details on the Registration Form available here on or before 28th April.

Spectators Welcome – Entry fee $USD 6.00 per day or $USD 15.00 for 3-days (Note spectators visiting  from outside the USA no fee).

 

IF YOUR ASSOCIATION IS NOT A MEMBER

Expressions of interest from associations who are not current members … are invited to either contact the WCJJO   OR complete an   application form for membership.


 

COMPETITION RULES

All financial member associations will be provided with a complete copy of the Rules which are also available in the members library … a summary of the rules and divisions is detailed under the tab ANSWERS Click Here  

*Rules for the USA Open Events: Sport Ju-jitsu Junior; Self-defence and Para Ju-jitsu … are currently being finalised.

Participation Agreement Waiver and Indemnity – to be completed and signed by all participants at or prior to the official weigh-in at the event … Waiver Indemnity WCJJO 2019 USA.


 

WCJJO – REGISTRATION – Orlando Florida 2019

Member Associations Please complete and submit the Participation Summary for your Association on or before 1st June 2019 Click Here [Link removed and will be available on or before 28th April]

Member Associations – Individual Registration Please complete and submit an Individual Competitor Registration on or before 1st June 2019 … Click Here [Link removed and will be available on or before 28th April]

 

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Why not plan to stay awhile and enjoy the hospitality and some of the attractions Orlando and Florida has to offer.

 

 

Event Venue Location – Orlando Florida