From:graciemag.com

The International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) released its calendar for 2011. Although some dates are yet to be confirmed, athletes can already set about preparing for a year loaded with competitions and major challenges.

Sign-ups for the European Open that kicks off the 2011 in January, are now open. To find out more, visit www.ibjjf.org.

Check out the tournament list below.

Scene captured by John Cooper at Las Vegas Open 2010.

January 27, 28, 29, 30
European Championship – Lisbon, Portugal

February 20
Pan Kids Jiu-Jitsu Championship, in California, USA

February, date to be confirmed
Houston International Open

March, date to be confirmed
Pan

April 16
New York International Open

May, dates to be confirmed
Brazilian Nationals
Dallas International Open

June 2, 3, 4 and 5
Worlds

July, dates to be confirmed
Master & Senior Championship

Rio International Open

August, date to be confirmed
Las Vegas International Open
Chicago International Open

September, dates to be confirmed
Honolulu International Open

Boston International Open

American National Jiu-Jitsu Gi and No Gi

Brazilian Team Nationals

London International Open

October 1
No-Gi Pan

October, date to be confirmed
Miami International Open
No-Gi Brazilian Nationals

November, date to be confirmed
No-Gi Worlds

November 18, 19 and 20
Melbourne International Open