Division Information

All weight brackets and age divisions at Circle of Iron BJJ tournaments follow JJGF guidelines.  You can find the complete tournament division guidelines here

Competitors will be called to weigh in, just prior to their bracket beginning. Gi inspections will occur at this time as well.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

Notification About Divisions

In the spirit of competition and to ensure that all competitors are able to fight. The referee staff reserves the right to combine brackets.The resulting brackets will be formed in a fair and equal manner.

If this occurs, all changes will be reviewed and approved by the Head Referee. These brackets will be posted prior to the start of the tournaments.

Age Divisions

In accordance with JJGF guidelines, The following chart will be used to determine divisions based on age. (Click on the chart to view a larger version)

jjgf - divisions by age - round lengths

Weight Divisions

Click on the image below to see how divisions will be determined based on the competitor’s weight.

brazilian jiu jitsu weight divisions chart

Round Lengths

Round lengths will be based on the age of the competitor and their rank. Click on the chart below to view a large version of the chart that will be used to determine round lengths.

jjgf - divisions by age - round lengths