BJJ Rio de Janeiro: August
Rio de Janeiro being the cradle of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is always host to many BJJ competitions and this month is no acception. The FJJD-Rio (Federacao de Jiu-jitsu Desportivo do Rio de Janeiro) and FJJ-Rio (Federacao de Jiu-jitsu do estado do Rio de Janeiro) will host three championships. First FJJ-Rio’s IV Copa Carlson Gracie and Ryan Gracie Sem-Kimono on August 11th, then the FJJD-Rio’s 3rd step of Rio state ranking for 2012 on August 18th & 19th, followed by the RISC 2012 (Rio International Submission Cup) on August 24th.
Connection Rio is a BJJ Lifestyle accommodation and encourages all of it’s guests to make the most of their experience at CR, by competing on the Brazilian circuit. If you are here to experience BJJ in Rio, test the water competing in the cradle of BJJ!
Carlson Gracie and Ryan Gracie Sem-Kimono championship taking place on the 11th has over 1000 registered competitors and will have a guest visit from Carson Jr. who brings the Carlson team to represent in honor of his father the late Carlson Gracie Sr.
FJJD-Rio is sure to be graced with the likes of master Sylvio Behring, Pride FC veteran Carlos Barreto and a lineup of good competition.
Even if competing is not on your agenda for the Brazil trip make time to show up and watch the competitions.
*Be sure to sign up for the Jiu-jitsu championships in August as soon as possible to avoid missing deadlines.