IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship canceled due to Coronavirus prevention

The 2020 IBJJF Pan, one of the biggest jiu-jitsu events on the IBJJF calendar, has been canceled due to preventative measures being taken against COVID-19.

The IBJJF released a statement on their website at around 5:00 pm Eastern Time on March 11, advising that the host venue had cancelled all event of over 100 participants. The IBJJF Pan is a 4-day tournament that regularly draws over 2000 competitors each year.

The IBJJF statement appeared as follows:

In an effort to prevent further spreading of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), The University of California, Irvine has canceled all events with more than 100 participants. Unfortunately, because of this, we are unable to hold the 2020 Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship as currently scheduled. We will be refunding every registered athlete while we continue to work with UCI officials on the possibility of holding the event at a later date. Please stay tuned for further updates.

All registered athletes will be automatically refunded.

Source: flograppling.com

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