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Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Festival Returns This Weekend in Abu Dhabi Following Successful Season-Opening

With an increase in registrations, hundreds of youngsters from across the UAE will compete in the second round of the championship, which runs March 26-27 at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena

The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, the nation’s governing body for the sport, is organising the event that aims to identify and nurture the country’s top young talents. The championship will begin on Saturday March 26 with competitions for boys and girls in the various age groups for kids aged 4-11, while Sunday March 27 will feature a variety of competitions for youngsters aged from 12-15. Registration closes Tuesday at 11.59pm.

“The Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Festival is in line with our vision of building a strong generation of athletes,” said Fahad Al Shamsi, the UAEJJF Secretary-General. “The first championship, which took place last month, witnessed outstanding competitions. Several jiu-jitsu enthusiasts and parents who attended the event complimented its organisation, stating it was on par with international standards.”

Meanwhile, the Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Festival will offer a variety of activities and entertainment events for families in attendance. Games and recreational activities for children will be available, while a special site for food trucks will also be present.


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