2018 Birmingham Open

Alabama State Championship 


When: November 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Where: Spain Park High School
4700 Jaguar Dr
Birmingham, AL 35242

With four rings, we believe it will be on time as usual. We will have an extra ring for Super Absolute and judo matches.
*Doors will be open at 8:00.
*Rules meeting at 9:00.
*Kids and youths GI will start at 9:30.
*Adults, masters and executives white belts will start at 11:00.
*Kids and youths NO-GI will start at 12:00.
*SUPER ABSOLUTE YOUTH (14-17) registration closes at 1:00PM.
*All blue belts Gi starts at 1:00pm.
*All purple, brown and black Gi starts at 2:00.
*Male Adults, masters and executives NO-GI starts at 2:00
*Female Adults, Master and Executives NO-GI starts at 3:00
*SUPER ABSOLUTE Male at 3:30
*SUPER ABSOLUTE Female at 4:00

*Judo will be at 2:30(all ages).

All weight ins will be 10 minutes before your first match. We recommend arriving 90 minutes before your division starts. Every tournament we have been ahead of schedule, please make sure you are there early.


Event registration on www.smoothcomp.com

Early bird registration until October 7, 2018 - $60 for both Gi and No Gi divisions. (Use coupon code 60GINOGI in addition to checkout discount.)

From October 7, 2018 to October 27, 2018 - $60 for one division or $85 for both divisions.  Discount applied at checkout.

From October 27, 2018 to October 31, 2018 - $85 for one division or $100 for both divisions.  Discount applied at checkout.

Registration will not be allowed the day of the competition. If we reach full capacity we will close registration before October 31, 2018.

$5 entry fee for spectators. Kids can enter for free.

Weight classes will be strictly enforced for all ages. Weight class changes can be made until October 31st by modifying your Smoothcomp registration.  Anyone over the weight limit will be disqualified.  Weight for gi divisions is in the gi and for no gi division in the appropriate no gi attire. 

Event registration on www.smoothcomp.com


Spring - April 6, 2018 Results

Competitor ListBracketsIndividual ResultsTeam Results

Past Events

Birmingham Open 2017

Fall - November 4, 2017

Competitor ListBracketsIndividual ResultsTeam Results

Spring - April 8, 2017

Competitor List | Brackets | Individual Results | Team Results

Birmingham Open 2016

Fall - November 5, 2016

Competitor List | Brackets | Individual Results | Team Results

Spring - April 2, 2016

Competitor List | Brackets | Individual Results | Team Results

Who will be Super Campeão Absoluto or Super Campeã Absoluto of Alabama?

The Super Absolute Division is a new division that was introduced at the Fall Birmingham Open 2016. The winner gets a custom trophy and the title of Super Campeão Absoluto or Super Campeã Absoluto.

The Super Absolute Division is available through online registration. It will cost $20 to compete. You have to compete in at least one division in order to signup for the Super Absolute Division.

  • Any belt
  • Adult - 18 years and up; Youth 14-17 years
  • Match length: 6 minutes
  • Expert rules for Adults; Blue Belt rules for Youth
  • Submission only - If there is not a winner after six (6) minutes there will be a one (1) minute match. The first competitor to score during the one (1) minute will be the winner. If there is still no winner after the one (1) minute match the referee will make a decision based on the one (1) minute match.
  • One winner for No Gi - Men
  • One winner for No Gi - Women
  • One winner for Gi - Men
  • One winner for Gi - Women
  • One winner for No Gi - Boys
  • One winner for No Gi - Girls
  • One winner for Gi - Boys
  • One winner for Gi - Girls