The first martial arts event of the year is back!

Date & Venue


25th – 26th November 2023


English Institute of Sport, 200 Coleridge Rd, Sheffield, S9 5DA

Accepted Entries

The accepted entries for this event can be found here.


Below is the provisional timetable. It’s subject to change on the day.

All competitors will receive a text message prior to the event detailing the category they’ve been entered into, which enables any category adjustments to made before the competition is created. After this they will receive a text message advising the time and location they need to be for to start their competition.





TJIF Training Event (all competitors)


Brown Belt – Round 1

14:30 – 15:15

Novice - Round 1

15:15 – 16:00

Yellow belt - Round 1

Orange belt - Round 1

Green belt - Round 1

Purple belt - Round 1

Light Blue belt - Round 1

Dark Blue belt - Round 1

16:00 – 16:45


BUCS Individual - Round 1

Novice - Round 2


13:30 – 14:15

Orange belt - Final

Green belt - Final

Purple belt - Final

Light Blue belt - Final

Dark Blue belt - Final

Brown belt – Final

14:15 – 15:00

Novice - Final

Yellow belt - Final

BUCS Individual - Final


To withdraw from the event, please contact your Institution Administrator who should inform the event lead.

Withdrawals after the entry deadline will still be charged the entry fee.


Jiu Jitsu Foundation Membership

To be registered into the competition you must have TJJF membership. 


All competitors need to wear a white or blue training suit (gi)


There is parking at the EISS.  There will be Parking Stewards who will direct vehicles to the parking area for them.

Changing Facilities

Competitors will be free to use the EIS Netball Hall Changing Facilities, with the event being hosted in the Netball hall.

Venue Accessibility

The English Institute of Sport, Sheffield provides access for all. For more information on accessibility please visit the Sheffield City Trust Website here.

Food & Drink

Food and drink can be purchased at the EISS and can be consumed within the venue.  However, it can not be consumed on the mat.


Presentations for the BUCS Men’s and Women’s individual competition will be on Sunday afternoon after all events have be completed.

BUCS Points

Please see Appendix 1 for the BUCS Points available at this event.

Photography & Videography

During this event various filming, photography and broadcasting may take place. By your presence at this event you grant your permission for your likeness and voice to be included in pictures and / or on film, and their advertising without compensation or credit.

Anyone wishing to take photos or video at this event must complete the BUCS Media Accreditation Form prior to the event


Seating is for the event participants, the instructors, and the club support teams. There will not be space for external spectators.

Rules & Regulations

Jiu Jitsu Rules and Regulations can be found here