JAPAN OPEN: PRE-REGISTRATION
ATTENTION ALL COMPETITORS OUTSIDE OF JAPAN!!!
before competing in the Japan Open and under representation of a team that is from Japan. This means that you must register under a Japanese team that is recognized by It has been confirmed that pre-registration is required by the BJJFJBJJFJ in order to compete and will compete under this team's name. Membership will last through the year and will need to be renewed for the following. Registration fee is 20,000 yen but this can be bypassed if done through a local team. You will still need to pay for the membership card itself which is 2,000 yen + 2 pics (2.4x3cm). Please check about additional fees with the contact below.
Prof. Hayakawa has generously offered to accept outside competitors under the Tri-Force Team and will assist in pre-registration and other such details. If you are interested in taking part, please contact Kei: firstname.lastname@example.org
AMENDMENT! It looks as though the conditions for foreign teams to compete has changed from previous years. You will need to pre-register for membership with the BJJFJ and this will need to be renewed year by year. Depending on whether you can compete under a local team from Japan will effect the overall entrance cost + team cost.
AMENDMENT! According to our friends in Taiwan who've competed in the Japan Open, this only applies to clubs within Japan. Even so, I will keep everyone posted of any changes.
An BJJFJ ID-card is required prior to entering/competing in the Japan Open this December. For those competing from outside of Japan, group/team registration is required, including a 20,000 yen fee that will last from 2007-2009. (renewal fee is 10,000 yen)
Although a little off, here is the translated registration guide from BJJFJ: HERE
I think it's a great opportunity to compete in Japan's largest tournament and if any team needs additional help, please let me know. Within our network I'm sure we can help each other out. This only pertains to events sponsored by the BBJFJ.