The 2019 SEA Games was the 1st time Jiu Jitsu had been hosted in the SEA Games and showcased the skills of Filipino  Jiu Jitsu Athletes.  The opportunity is here again for players to qualify for the National Team.

The Jiu Jitsu Federation of the Philippines (JJFP) cordially invites Filipino players for the 2020 JJFP National Selection Trials to be held on Sunday April 26 , Ayala Circuit Makati. The 2020 JJFP National Selection Trials are open only eligible players who hold a Philippine passport or Filipino Citizens , can be based here or abroad.

JJFP will be hosting both Gi and No Gi in future JJFP competitions. No Gi for the Trails is not included in the selection for the National Team. But the winners are still recorded.

Some Athletes have qualified from last years high level events such as the Asian Games or World Championships.

Dates and Deadlines :

See for all relevant dates and deadlines
We cannot accept entries or  Corrections after the Deadline

Eligibility to Play: Exclusive to Filipinos

  • Filipino Passport Holders only
  • Filipino citizen / Born in the Philippines
  • Fighters must show:
    • ID (passport, driver’s license etc.)
  • Overseas based Competitors must show a Philippine Passport
  • Philippine based competitors a Birth Certificate or Philippine passport
  • Equipment must be clean and in good shape
    • Short nails / No Hair gel, clean feet (Wear Slippers around the event area)
  • White Gis only

Note : All current National Team members are to compete in the trials . Team members will be seeded.

Team Selection : The National Team comprises of two persons per weight class and 2 more as part of the training pool .

Every weight classes’ FOUR best fighters receive medals

Weigh in: Athletes will weigh in at Ayala Circuit Makati , Activity Center April 25 after 2pm or on the day of the event April 26 . This is the official weigh in (day before or on the day) you will be disqualified if you do not make weight at an official weigh in . Shorts / Tshirt / rash guard are acceptable.

RULES : JJIF rules apply

Men’s: Weight and Belts Divisions:

  • Adult White Belts divisions only &
  • Adult Blue Belts and Above
  • Under 56 kg (galo)
  • Under 62 kg (pluma)
  • Under 69 kg (pena)
  • Under 77 kg (leve)
  •  Under 85kg (medio)
  •  Under 94kg (meio pesado)
  •  Under 110 kg (super pesado)

Juniors White Belt Under 18 (born 2002 and before)

  • Under 56kg
  • Under 62kg
  • Under 69kg
  • Under 77kg
  • Under 85kg
  • Over 85kg

Women’s: Weight and Belt Divisions

  • Adult White Belts only &
  • Adult Blue Belts and Above
  • Under 45kg (galo )
  • Under 48kg (pen)
  • Under 52kg (pluma)
  • Under 57kg (leve)
  • Under 63kg (medio)
  • Under 70kg (meio Pesado)
  • Over 70kg ( pesado )

What to Wear

Gi – Fighters will wear a White Kimono only: Red or Blue
Belts will be provided
No Gi – Fighters use Tights (Females only) shorts, Rash Guards 10% of the rash guard color should depict you belt color.

Contact JJ
We will be adding Contact JJ to the Nationals this year as part of the development program.

Male Weight Classes are:

  • Under 56 kg (galo)
  • Under 62 kg (pluma)
  • Under 69 kg (pena)
  • Under 77 kg (leve)
  •  Under 85kg (medio)

Match Schedule:
MATCH times will be announced once the brackets are released
All athletes must be at the venue one hour prior to the designated Match time.

Match Duration / Rules:
For White Belts: Normal Rules apply
Blue Belts and Above: Black Belts rules apply.
Match time 6 minutes for Adults. 5 minutes for juniors  

See rules information, copy and paste the link;

Weight classes
Also see registration form at

Other information:

  1. All calls are in English

Mat escape, same position as the fighter were in when they crossed the mat line or referee say, “stop”
The referee will call  “ Fight “ to commence the match
Fighters are called-in two fights before their own, so one pair fighting, next pair waiting behind referee table and third pair in weigh-in check.
Fighters have to give ID to the referee’s table and they will get it back after the fight.
Fighter must first bow to the reff then to each other

  • Belts

Gi Fighters will be issued with a Blue or Red Belt for each match; you remove your original belt.

No Gi Fighters will wear a Red or Blue ankle band.

Please return the belt after your match.

  • All Fighters must wear shoes around the competition area; failure to do so may mean disqualification.
  • All competitors must enter the mat area when called from the weigh in area regardless if you weighed in the day before, climbing over the barricades or entry from another part of the enclosure will lead to disqualification.
  • All winners must ensure they leave their contact details at the Podium Table.

Event Information:
Please show respect to Mall Patrons
Please follow instructions given by Guards, Officials, Event and Mall Staff
Change rooms and Baggage areas are provided, please use them.

Use the change area to dress up. Wear a shirt or Kimono at all times and uses footwear around the venue.
Entrance is free to the public

4 mats will be used

Download the invitation letter for more information.

Venue & Date :
Sunday April 26
Activity Area
Ayala Circuit Makati

Registration / Correction Deadline:
Monday April 20

Registration links Gi

No Gi

Registration Fees and Deadlines: April 20
Ne Waza / Combat JJ

Early Registration before March 29  – P1595 add P795 No Gi, Absolute P250
Late registration after March 29 – P1995 add P995 No Gi
Absolute add P300

  • No Corrections or Entries after the deadline
  • Match Schedule / Brackets released Wednesday before the competition.
  • Check your entry on the competitor list after registration

Competitor list : Please check your entry here, Name , Team, Division .

Competition payment:
Payment has to be made online or to the account specified.
Team payment made directly to the bank account must include the fighter’s name, team and category and a copy of the receipt.

Enquiries / Corrections;
Corrections can be made anytime before the Payment deadline NOT AFTER THE DEADLINE. Please use the email address above, no texts , phone calls or facebook messages.

Payment Methods
Registrations are processed only after payment has been received.

1. Online registration – click the registration links

For your registration to be processed you must pay at the same time that you register, follow the links after registration.

Philippine-based competitors

2. Direct deposit – for multiple or Team entries only
You must email your deposit slip with your entries at the same time.
ECD Events Concepts and Designs
Bank of Commerce,
Petron Station
ACCT 111 – 00 – 0027533
Email deposit slip and entries to;

3.Direct payment
Pay at KMA
Tordesillas St Makati or
Wack Wack Gym Mandaluyong

Contact details; Tel Joshua (02) 8551 -4449
Email to Mike;