Amendments to the standard IBJJF Rule set Specific to the CBJJF
Please see our specific sections for CBJJF Gi requirements and CBJJF Nogi uniform requirements.
All Referee commands will be in English. Fight, Stop, Penalty will replace the Portuguese terms.
Jumping Guard and Flying Attacks
These are illegal for all white belts and anybody under the age of 16. This is a penalty situation.
Nogi Rule Sets
The Beginner Division is designed for White Belts and non-belted athletes with less than 2 years of experience. It is contested under IBJJF White Belt rules with a 5 minute time limit.
The Intermediate Division is designed for Blue Belts and non-belted athletes with 1-4 years of experience. It is contested under IBJJF Blue Belt rules with a 6 minute time limit.
The Advanced Division is designed for Purple/ Brown/Black Belts and non-belted athletes with 4+years of experience. It is designed for the expert competitor and will be contested under IBJJF Black Belt rules with a 7 minute time limit.