2016 Worlds: pre-schedule updated for four days of action in Long Beach

The Long Beach Pyramid at the 2014 Worlds
The Long Beach Pyramid at the 2014 Worlds

After the registration deadline the IBJJF has updated the pre-schedule for the 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu championship.

The event is now scheduled for four days of action, on June 2-5.

The final sign up number reached 2846 athletes.

Here’s the updated pre-schedule with the days each belt color goes on.

Thursday – June 2
White Adult Male
White Adult Female
White Masters
Blue Adult Male
Purple Adult Male (Rooster and Light Feather)

Friday – June 3
Purple Adult Male (Feather to Ultra Heavy and Open Class)
Purple Adult Female
Brown Adult Male (Rooster and Light Feather)

Saturday – June 4
White Juvenile Male
White Juvenile Female
Blue Juvenile Male
Blue Juvenile Female
Brown Adult Male (Feather to Ultra Heavy and Open Class)
Brown Adult Female
Black Adult Male (Weight divisions* and Open Class**)
Black Adult Female (Weight divisions*** and Open Class**)

* Adult Male Black Belt  athletes will start fighting on Saturday if your bracket have 9 or more people. The quarter final, semi finals and finals will start or resume on Sunday.
Every adult male Black belt athlete who is in a bracket with 9 or more people can weigh in on Saturday (from 10 am to 6 pm), even if his fights will occur on Sunday only. If the athlete will fight on Saturday, he must weight in few minutes before his first fight.

** The Open Class final starts on Sunday.

*** Adult female Black belt athletes will start fighting on Saturday until the semi finals. The finals will start on Sunday.

Sunday – June 5
Black Adult Male
Black Adult Female

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