The largest and most prestigious event on the global Jiu-Jitsu calendar, the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC), returns to the UAE’s capital for its 12th edition, running from 11-17 April at the Mubadala Arena. The ADWPJJC will be held under the gracious patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
From proud roots stretching back to the first edition in 2009, the ADWPJJC has grown in to a prestigious international championship attracting the world's elite Jiu-Jitsu stars, both male and female across all age groups. Over 100 nationalities will converge at the global home of Jiu-Jitsu in Abu Dhabi to compete for ultimate glory and a total prize fund of AED 2.7 million.
Find out more below about the four Championship categories for Para Jiu-Jitsu, Junior, Masters and Professional athletes. Join as an athlete or come to support your nation's heroes. The Road to Abu Dhabi starts here. Where will your journey take you?