News and Events - Samuel Puccio Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Spring 2013 Alabama BJJ Championship

The Alabama Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation is hosting the Spring 2013 Alabama BJJ Championship (Gi and No-Gi) at Samford University on Saturday, June 8th.

Competitor registration starts at $40.00 online. Additional divisions are $10 each. You can register online until 11:00 PM on June 6th. NOTE: FOR A LIMITED TIME, REGISTER FOR UP TO FOUR DIVISIONS FOR ONLY $40.00. THIS PROMOTION ENDS MAY 8th, SO REGISTER TODAY:

Register on EventBrite Here

All weigh-in at 11:00 AM.

SCHEDULE:

10AM: Gi and No Gi, Kids

11AM: Gi and No Gi, Women, All Belts

12PM: Gi and No Gi, Men's Black, Brown, Purple and Blue Belt Divisions

2PM: Gi and No Gi, Men's White Belt Division

NOTE: The Gi divisions will compete first, followed by the No Gi.

Spectators: $5 entry fee at the door.

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WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT MEN
  • 160 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 161-180 lbs.
  • 181 to 200 lbs.
  • 201 to  220 lbs.
  • 221 lbs and up
WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT WOMEN
  • 145 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 146+ lbs.

NO WEIGHT CLASSES FOR KIDS

AGE DIVISIONS: ADULTS

  • Adult: 18-29
  • Master: 30-39
  • Executive: 40 and up

AGE DIVISIONS: KIDS

17-16, 13-15, 12-10, 9-7, 6-4

 

NOTE: You can only compete at a single belt rank. For example, you cannot compete as a white belt in Gi and then as a blue belt in No-Gi. A jiu-jitsu student will have only a single belt rank at a time, as awarded by his professor.

   

Fall 2012 Alabama BJJ Championships

The Alabama Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation is hosting the Fall 2012 Alabama State Championships (Gi and No-Gi) at Samford University on Saturday, November 10th.

Competitor registration starts at $40.00 online, or $60.00 at the door. Additional divisions are $10 each. You can register online until 7:00 AM on November 10th. NOTE: FOR A LIMITED TIME, REGISTER FOR ANY NUMBER OF DIVISIONS FOR ONLY $40.00. THIS PROMOTION ENDS OCTOBER 10th, SO REGISTER TODAY.

All weigh-in at 11:00 AM.

SCHEDULE:

10AM: Gi and No Gi, Kids

11AM: Gi and No Gi, Women, All Belts

12PM: Gi and No Gi, Men's Black, Brown, Purple and Blue Belt Divisions

2PM: Gi and No Gi, Men's White Belt Division

NOTE: The Gi divisions will compete first, followed by the No Gi.

Spectators: $5 entry fee at the door.

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WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT MEN
  • 160 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 161-180 lbs.
  • 181 to 200 lbs.
  • 201 to  220 lbs.
  • 221 lbs and up
WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT WOMEN
  • 145 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 146+ lbs.

NO WEIGHT CLASSES FOR KIDS

AGE DIVISIONS: ADULTS

  • Adult: 18-29
  • Master: 30-39
  • Executive: 40 and up

AGE DIVISIONS: KIDS

17-16, 13-15, 12-10, 9-7, 6-4

 

NOTE: You can only compete at a single belt rank. For example, you cannot compete as a white belt in Gi and then as a blue belt in No-Gi. A jiu-jitsu student will have only a single belt rank at a time, as awarded by his professor.

   

Spring 2012 Championships

The Alabama Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation is hosting the Spring 2012 Alabama State Championships (Gi and No-Gi) at Samford University on Saturday, March 17.

Competitor registration starts at $40.00 online, or $60.00 at the door. Additional divisions are $10 each. You can register online until 7:00 AM on Saturday, March 17.

SPECIAL DEAL:
From now until February 17th, register for ANY NUMBER of divisions for only $40 (online only). After February 17th, prices will return to normal ($50 for two divisions, $60 for 3 or more).

All weigh-in at 11:00 AM.

SCHEDULE:

10AM: Gi and No Gi, Kids

11AM: Gi and No Gi, Women, All Belts

12PM: Gi, Men's Black, Brown, Purple and Blue Belt Divisions

1PM: Gi, Men's White Belt Division

3PM: No Gi, Men's Black, Brown, Purple and Blue Belt Divisions

4PM: No Gi, Men's White Belt Division

Spectators: $5 entry fee at the door.

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WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT MEN
  • 160 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 161-180 lbs.
  • 181 to 200 lbs.
  • 201 to 220 lbs.
  • 221 lbs and up
WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT WOMEN
  • 145 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 146+ lbs.

NO WEIGHT CLASSES FOR KIDS

AGE DIVISIONS: ADULTS

  • Adult: 18-29
  • Master: 30-39
  • Executive: 40 and up

AGE DIVISIONS: KIDS

17-16, 13-15, 12-10, 9-7, 6-4

NOTE: You can only compete at a single belt rank. For example, you cannot compete as a white belt in Gi and then as a blue belt in No-Gi. A jiu-jitsu student will have only a single belt rank at a time, as awarded by his professor.

   

Spring 2011 Gi and No-Gi Tournament

The Spring 2011 Gi and No-Gi Tournament for the Alabama BJJ Federation will be held April 23, 2011 at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Click here for Ticket and Registration information. The date for the Summer 2011 Tournament has also been set for July 30th.

Competitor registration starts at $40.00 online, or $60.00 at the door. Additional divisions are $10 each. You can register online until 7:00 AM on April 23, 2011.

All weigh-in at 11:00 AM.

SCHEDULE:

10AM: GI, Kids
11AM: Gi, Women, All Belts
12PM: Gi, Men's Black to Purple Belt Division
1PM: Gi, Men's Blue Belt Division
2PM: Gi, Men's White Belt Division
3PM: No Gi, Kids/Women Belt Division
4PM: No Gi, Men's Black/Brown/Purple/Blue Belt Division
5PM: No Gi, Men's White Belt Division

Spectators: $5 entry fee at the door.

WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT MEN

  • 160 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 161-180 lbs.
  • 181 to 200 lbs.
  • 201 to 220 lbs.
  • 221 lbs and up

WEIGHT CLASSES: ADULT WOMEN

  • 145 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 146+ lbs.

NO WEIGHT CLASSES FOR KIDS

AGE DIVISIONS: ADULTS

  • Adult: 18-29
  • Master: 30-39
  • Executive: 40 and up

AGE DIVISIONS: KIDS
17-16, 13-15, 12-10, 9-7, 6-4

   

Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar 2010

Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar
Group photo from the Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar, September 29, 2010

   

Drive-Through Jiu-Jitsu

Drive Through Jiu-Jitsu

Contrary to popular belief, Samuel Puccio BJJ does NOT have a drive-through service. Sunday, February 21st, a driver made that simple mistake. The gym rules clearly state no street shoes on the mats, but apparently we need to amend that to include no motor-driven vehicles on the mat as well.

The crash took out the front brick wall and a significant portion of the glass front of the building. Classes have been suspended until repairs can take place. Sorry about the inconvenience. Just be glad we weren't training at the time!

Please watch the home page of this website for updates and notices of when the gym will re-open.
   

Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar

Samuel Puccio BJJ is hosting the Rodrigo Medeiros Seminar on Wednesday, November 18th. Seminar is from 7pm to 9pm. Seminar cost is $60.00. Participation is GI ONLY.

This seminar will also include belt promotion and degree promotion.

   

Alabama State Gi Championships 2009

The Alabama Jiu-Jitsu Federation State Championships: Gi Competition will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2009 at Samford University.

Competitor registration is $40.00 online, or $60.00 at the door. You can register online until 9:00 AM on October 24th.

Register online here: http://alabamabjj.eventbrite.com/

SCHEDULE:
11AM: Weigh-in begins
12PM: Women's Competition, Youth Competition
1 PM: Black Belt, Brown Belt, Purple Belt Divisions
2 PM: Blue Belt Divisions
3 PM: White Belt Divisions

Spectators: $5 entry fee at the door.

WEIGHT CLASSES:

  • 160 lbs. and under ( with gi on)
  • 161-180 lbs.
  • 181 to 200 lbs.
  • 201 to 220 lbs.
  • 221 lbs. and up.
   

NAGA Southeast Grappling Championship 2009

NAGA Southeast2009 NAGA SOUTHEAST GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP
On Saturday, September 12, 2009 the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) returns to Atlanta, Georgia for the largest grappling tournament in the Southeast: the NAGA Southeast Grappling Championship. This NAGA event is open to all grappling styles and competitors, you do not need to be on a team or be a member of any organization to compete.  NAGA welcomes both individuals and teams to compete. This event is nationally RANKED.

DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER/REGISTRATION FORM

PRE-REGISTER ONLINE HERE or download the registration form, print it out and mail it in to the address on the form along with your check.

NEW VENUE - LARGER GYM, SINGLE DAY EVENT
Many teams have asked us to combine the children and adult competition into a single day tournament. A single day competition is much more convenient for teams traveling from great distances. It enables team as well as families to compete for one day and have the rest of the weekend available for travel and family activities. The Charles Drew High School gymnasium is a brand new facility and larger than other gyms NAGA has rented in the past in Georgia. The venue is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Atlanta and the Atlanta airport.

SAMURAI SWORDS TO ALL 1ST PLACE WINNERS
NAGA will be handing out custom engraved SAMURAI SWORDS to ALL children, teen, adult, master, director & executive Gi & No-Gi 1st place winners!  All 2nd and 3rd place winners will take home beautiful octagon medals. All children regardless if they place (1st through 3rd) will receive a medal just for having the courage to compete!

FREE NO-GI SEMINAR WITH BJJ BLACK BELT MIKE CARDOSO
Abu Dhabi Veteran & BJJ Black Belt Mike Cardoso will be conducting a FREE 1 hour No-Gi Seminar Friday night from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the venue. All schools and styles are welcome.  Individuals of all skill levels can participate.

   

Class Location, Schedule and Prices

Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes, along with Judo and Mixed Martial Arts will be taught five days a week at our Southside Location in Birmingham, AL. We are located at 2501 7th Ave. South, Birmingham, AL 35233. Please click the "Learn More" button below for the all-new schedule of Gi and No-Gi classes, as well as the MMA and Judo courses. Also, click here for pricing information and sign-up forms.