GD Events is the exclusive promoter for the Arizona State Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (AZSBJJF), which follows the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation rules and regulations. The IBJJF is the sport’s highest and most respected organization in the world.

The 4th degree black belt and owner of GD Events, Gustavo Dantas, has been promoting BJJ Tournaments in Arizona without a break since 2001, becoming one of the most consistent tournament promoters in the World.

Gustavo’s first event had forty competitors inside a school, where kept promoting until 2005 when the tournament broke 100 competitors for the first time. Now in 2017 GD Events’ biggest tournaments reach nearly 800 competitors!

GD Events also works in conjunction with Live Jiu-Jitsu, a non-profit organization that aims to inspire positive change in the lives of impoverished communities through the study and implementation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
We are committed to offering high quality BJJ events, helping practitioners, directly and indirectly, to achieve their personal goals and improve key life skills that can be developed through competitions such as discipline, work ethic, dealing with failure and success, creating the habit of getting out of your comfort zone, facing fears and anxieties, as well as dealing with under pressure situations.
If you like to know more about the upcoming events please CLICK HERE (