Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship medalists to share US$ 800,000 in cash prizes

The world’s top athletes will return to Abu Dhabi for the 13th ADWPJJC, the largest event on the global Jiu Jitsu calendar, from November 14-19, at the Jiu Jitsu Arena. The registration rate reached 90% in the various categories of the championship

An incredible US$800,000 worth of cash prizes are at stake for the medalists of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC), the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the governing body for the sport in the country, has announced.

The prizes will be as follows:

Adult Male

Black Belt

Champion – $10000

Second Place – $5000

Third Place – $3000

Brown Belt

Champion – $6000

Second Place – $3000

Third Place – $1500

Purple Belt

Champion – $4000

Second Place – $2000

Third Place – $1000

Blue Belt

Champion – $2000

Second Place – $1000

Third Place – $500

Adult Female

Brown/Black Belt

Champion – $6000

Second Place – $3000

Third Place – $1500

Purple Belt

Champion – $4000

Second Place – $2000

Third Place – $1000

Blue Belt

Champion – $2000

Second Place – $1000

Third Place – $500

Master 1 Male

Black Belt

Champion – $6000

Second Place – $3000

Third Place – $1500

The registration for the ADWPJJC is skyrocketing with 90 percent in all categories completed so far. This increase in the registration shows the fast-growing enthusiasm for the sports in the region and reassures the championship’s undisputed position on the global Jiu Jitsu calendar.

HE Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri, Vice President of UAEJJF, said: “The UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation has fixed Dh 3 million in prize money for the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship. This shows our commitment to ensure that our Jiu Jitsu talents are rewarded in the right way they deserve. We are duty-bound to do everything within our limits to develop the sporting skills of our youth and our community.”

Click here for more info and to register now.

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