IBJJF’s first tourney in Austin a huge success; highlight photos herein
AUSTIN, TX – When it comes to BJJ tournaments around the world it’s hard to argue that the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) remains the standard bearer for the sport. They lead the way when it comes to tournament rule sets, host more tournaments in more cities than anyone, and people travel all over to compete in them up to and including the Pan American and World Championships.
Recently it was received with great excitement when the IBJJF held their first tournament in Austin, TX. Competitors traveled from all around the state, and the world, to compete at the event held on July 26th at the Round Rock Sports Center. This included the Miyao brothers and many other top players who came to town in search of gold medals and points towards being the best in the world. Needless to say, it was a competitive showing all the way around. And the very first Austin International Open concluded as an immediate success.
Check out the team results along with some of the more defining moments of the IBJJF’s first Austin Open in pictures and video below:
Austin International Open 2015 – Team Results
1 – Gracie Barra – 305
2 – Bruno Bastos Association – 158
3 – CheckMat – 140
4 – GF Team – 132
5 – Brazilian Top Team – 115
6 – Octagon MMA – 87
7 – Lovato Jiu-Jitsu – 78
8 – Brazil 021 International – 62
9 – Pablo Silva BJJ – 61
10 – Alliance – 59