Kansas City Winter Open

Event Date

Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 8:00 AM (CDT -5)

Event Information

Early Weigh-ins are Friday Evening from 5:30-7:30 

Weigh-ins 8am - 930am

Kids Gi start time 10am

Kids NoGi start time Noon



Weigh-ins 8am - Noon

Adult Gi start time 1pm

Adult NoGi start time 3pm

*adults only doing NoGi have until 2pm to weigh in

Match times shown under event brackets will change some leading up to the event due to no shows and competitors missing weight. Match times will be more accurate the day of the event.
Brackets have been merged automatically for competitors who are alone in their bracket. If you have been merged and are not willing to accept the match you can email clinton@fujibjj.com before the start of the event.
Black belts compete for free at this event. All black belts who register and compete will receive a full refund after the event.
Order of matches will be:
  • Kids Gi
  • Kids No-Gi
  • Adult Gi
  • Adult No-Gi

Online Registration

Early Registration for this event is NOW OPEN! There are 67 days, 2 hours and 10 minutes left for this special early registration period. After the Early Registration period has ended, you may still register online until 2/25/2023 at 5:30 PM CDT.


In-Person Registration

In-person registration IS NOT available for this event. If you have difficulty registering, support is available via the following methods:

Competitor List

FUJI BJJ maintains and publishes competitor lists for each and every event however the competitor list for this event is not yet available to the public. The competitor list, bracketing information, mat assignments and event results may not be published until the day of the event. Please check back closer to the event date.

Competitor Fees

BEFORE 2/4/2023 @ 8:00 AM (CDT -5):

  • One Division: $95.00
  • Two Divisions: $115.00
BEFORE 2/25/2023 @ 5:30 PM (CDT -5):
  • One Division: $105.00
  • Two Divisions: $125.00


All spectators over the age of 12 years old must have a spectator pass. Passes may be purchased at the time of registration or at the door before entering the venue.

  • Spectator Fee: $15.00

*Each academy may designate up to two coaches who receive specatator passes at no cost. The academy must have competitors registered for this particular event and the passes must be approved by the Event Coordinator.

Event Location (Region 8)

PLEASE NOTE: The "Early Weigh-In Location" and "Event Location" are THE SAME for this event.

KCI Expo Center
11730 N Ambassador Dr
Kansas City, MO 64153
United States of America
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Bracketing Information

PLEASE NOTE: This is a modified single elimination event. Competitors are not guaranteed more than one match per division entered regardless of the outcome.

Weigh-In Notification

PLEASE NOTE: Competitors are not required to wear a uniform (gi) when weighing in.

Competitor T-Shirts

PLEASE NOTE: Competitors who register online before 2/4/2023 at 8:00 AM (CDT -5) qualify for a free promotional t-shirt. Rules and restrictions are as follows:
  • Shirts must be picked up by the registered competitor at the retail booth after 9:30 AM the day of the event.
  • This is a promotional item and has no monetary value.
  • Exact size and design of the promotional shirt is not guaranteed.
  • This offer expires once the event is concluded. Unclaimed shirts will not be mailed or otherwise distributed.

Event Support

Dennis Williams (dennis@fujibjj.com) is the EVENT COORDINATOR for this event and is responsible for all competition related issues (bracketing, check-ins, match scoring, etc.)
For registration, web-site/system and other support related issues please visit our SUPPORT PAGE.