Seven Cities, Unlimited Thrills: AJP announces dates for the 2021/2022 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour
The AJP has announced the dates for the new season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour. The series of events reaches its seventh edition in the 2021/2022 season. Launched in the 2015/2016 season, the ADGS has quickly become the number 1 destination for Jiu Jitsu's top athletes.
After a 2020/2021 season filled with challenges, the ADGS World Tour comes back for a new season in full force. The AJP has confirmed seven events scheduled from August 2021 to May 2022. Each event will offer prizes up to $225,000.
Here is the complete schedule as of today. All event dates are subject to change. Stay tuned on our social media channels for updates. Here are the dates:
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Miami - USA
August 8, 2021
Miami Airport Convention Center
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Moscow - Russia
September 12, 2021
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam São Paulo - Brazil
October 23-24, 2021
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Beijing - China
December 12, 2021
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Sydney – Australia
February 20th, 2022
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London - UK
March 27th, 2022
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Abu Dhabi - UAE
May 13-14, 2022
Jiu Jitsu Arena
Three Cities Debut in the Tour
The 2021/2022 season has three cities debuting as hosts of the ADGS Tour. First, on October 23-24, 2021, São Paulo takes over for Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The biggest city in South America is a hotbed for Jiu Jitsu, being the hometown of many of the sport's biggest teams, such as Alliance, Dream Art, Cicero Costha, Checkmat, among others.
Then, in December 12, 2021, the ADGS Tour lands in China for the first time ever. Beijing will host the fourth event in the 2021/2022 season. Athletes from all over Asia and the world will gather there for a show of Jiu Jitsu force.
The third debut of the 2021/2022 season will be in the Land Down Under. Australia loves Sun, Surfing and Jiu Jitsu and Sydney will host the ADGS on February 20, 2022. The continent is a hotspot for the gentle art and practitioners there have been waiting for the arrival of an ADGS event for a long time. It has finally happened.
AJP Ranking System
For another season, the ADGS Tour will be exclusively dedicated to purple belt , brown belt and black belt athletes in the Professional (former Adult) and Master divisions. The AJP Competition Circuit consists of three different levels.
1 - AJP Tour (Qualifying Series)
2 - ADGS World Tour (Professional Circuit)
3 - ADKOM & ADQOM Tour (World Elite Invitational Circuit)
Athletes will have to add points in the AJP Tour (Qualifying Series) to earn a spot in the ADGS Tour (Professional Circuit). Champions in the Professional Division of the ADGS Tour will be invited to compete in the ADKOM & ADQOM Tour (World Elite Invitational Circuit). Stay tuned for more info and updates. Follow the AJP Tour on Instagram and Facebook.