SJJIF Rules & Regulation Book

The SJJIF aims to organize the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and its federations, establishing one common set of rules that will enable the sport to develop into a recognized Olympic sport.  The SJJIF is aware that Jiu-Jitsu is a constantly evolving sport and its rules & regulations will be updated accordingly to reflect the sport's development.

2018 SJJIF Rulebook






SJJIF Additional Rules & Regulations for Jiu-Jitsu Pro or Invitational Events

SJJIF Additional Rules & Regulations for Submission Only Events

SJJIF Additional Rules & Regulations for Team Events

SJJIF Additional Rules & Regulations for Adapted Jiu-Jitsu 

Adapted Jiu-Jitsu was developed for a better experience and inclusion of all Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners with a form of disability and/or impairment.  Its intent is to provide all competitors with an equal opportunity to fair play.  Adapted Jiu-Jitsu is divided into 3 categories: Deaf Jiu-Jitsu, ParaJiu-Jitsu, and Special Jiu-Jitsu and Adapted Jiu-Jitsu competition features children, juvenile, adult, masters, and senior divisions.

SJJIF Deaf Jiu-Jitsu Adapted Rules & Regulations      SJJIF ParaJiu-Jitsu Adapted Rules & Regulations      Special Jiu-Jitsu Adapted Rules & Regulations

          SJJIF Deaf Jiu-Jitsu                     SJJIF ParaJiu-Jitsu                     SJJIF Special Jiu-Jitsu



SJJIF Deaf Jiu-Jitsu - Portuguese     SJJIF ParaJiu-Jitsu - Portuguese      SJJIF Special Jiu-Jitsu - Portuguese