The IBJJF Worlds takes place on June 1 through 5, 2016 at the Walter Pyramid located at Long Beach State University 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd. in Long Beach. With the event less than a month away training camps aimed at the competition are in full swing. Major Academies/Teams have their Worlds camps set up and ready to prepare their athletes to be ready for the major competition. Teams like Alliance, Atos, Gracie Barra, Checkmat and Gracie Humaita have several camps at different locations to better serve competitors that live in different regions.
Top black belts have already signed up, names like Rafael Mendes, Gianni Grippo, Michale Langhi, Vitor Estima, Andre Galvao, Jackson Souza, Rodrigo Cavaca and Alexander Trans already confirmed their presence in the adult male while ladies Kristina Barlaan, Sofia Amarante, Michelle Nicolini, Tammi Musumeci, Bia Mesquita and Andressa Correa also are confirmed for the event