Belt Categories

White
Blue
Purple
Brown
Black

No-Gi Categories

Adult Competitors who hold a rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu must compete at their current belt level. Competitors who do not hold a rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – for example those who train in different grappling disciplines or primarily without the gi – please use the table below.

Total Training Time Category
1 year 2 months White
up to 3 years Blue
up to 4.5 years Purple
up to 6 years Brown
6 years or more Black


Weight Categories

GI

IBJJF divisions for BJJ GI competition for MALE ADULT (born 1998 and before), MASTER 1 (born 1986 and before), MASTER 2 (born 1980 and before) and JUVENILE (born 1999 and 2000) The weight described corresponds to the maximum weight allowed in each division. Athlete will be weighed with Gi on.
Athletes can chose to compete up in weight or down in age (Masters only).

Weight Category Male Juvenile Male Adult / Master / Senior Female Female Juvenile
Rooster 53.5 kg 57.5 kg N/A 44.3 kg
Light Feather 58.5 kg 64 kg 53.5 kg 48.3 kg
Feather 64 kg 70 kg 58.5 kg 52.5 kg
Light 69 kg 76 kg 64 kg 56.5 kg
Middle 74 kg 82.3 kg 69 kg 60.5 kg
Middle Heavy 79.3 kg 88.3 kg 74 kg 65 kg
Heavy 84.3 kg 94.3 kg 79.3kg 69 kg
Super Heavy 89.3 kg 100.5 kg No Maximum Weight No Maximum Weight
Ultra Heavy No Maximum Weight No Maximum Weight N/A N/A

NO GI

IBJJF divisions for BJJ NO GI competition for MALE ADULT (born 1998 and before), MASTER 1 (born 1986 and before), MASTER 2 (born 1980 and before) and JUVENILE (born 1999 and 2000) The weight described corresponds to the maximum weight allowed in each division. Athlete will be weighed with No-Gi uniform on.

Athletes can chose to compete up in weight or down in age (Masters/Seniors only).

Weight Category Male Juvenile Male Adult / Master / Senior Female Female Juvenile
Rooster 51.5 kg 55.5 kg N/A N/A
Light Feather 56.5 kg 61.5 kg 51.5 kg 45.50 kg
Feather 61.5 kg 67.5 kg 56.5 kg 51.5 kg
Light 66.5 kg 73.5 kg 61.5 kg 56.5 kg
Middle 71.5 kg 79.5 kg 66.5 kg 61.5 kg
Middle Heavy 76.5 kg 85.5 kg 71.5 kg 66.5 kg
Heavy 86.5 kg 91.5 kg 76.5 kg No Maximum Weight
Super Heavy No Maximum Weight 97.54 kg No Maximum Weight N/A
Ultra Heavy N/A No Maximum Weight N/A N/A