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AD World Jiu Jitsu Championship to kick off in April
December 19, 2017
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Abu Dhabi: The UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) announced that the 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship will be held from April 16 to 28, 2018, at the Zayed Sports City’s Mubadala Arena. Award will be held on April 29 recognizing and honoring Jiu-Jitsu’s best talents and organizations.

During the announcement of the dates, (UAEJJF) also unveiled some details about the events.

This international event will be accompanied by special initiatives marking the Championship’s 10th anniversary, including Abu Dhabi World Jiu Jitsu Festival, Jiu-Jitsu U-18 World Championship and Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship featuring renowned world champions in different categories, in addition to the world class events to be held on the sidelines of the Championship to provide an experience to remember to the community in general and the families in particular.

The organising committee stated that the Championship will celebrate the Year of Zayed initiative with tribute to the 100th birthday of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the UAE. In this respect, various community initiatives are to be organised in cooperation with stakeholders from the public and private sectors, along with several sports, health, educational and awareness activities and workshops.

The participation applications will be received from Dec. 19 via the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s official website

It was also revealed that the Federation’s new 5-year strategy will be announced during the Championship, together with the objectives to be achieved, as the previous strategy has seen significant success reaching remarkable milestones in terms of promoting and raising awareness about this sport, making outstanding continental and international achievements and paving the way for renowned champions.

As far as promotion is concerned, the organizing committee mentioned that the Championship will be preceded by activations across the UAE to raise awareness about this sport and the associated values and ethics, such as discipline, courage.

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