Brackets For The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Are Out

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The brackets and schedule for the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals, to go down on Dec 5-6 in Dallas, are out now. 

When should I watch the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals? 

For friends and family of competitors looking to catch the action live, go to the IBJJF schedule page for full info including approximate start times for each division. Read on for a brief primer on how the action will unfold. 

The final confirmed schedule will see purple, brown belts, and black belts will compete on Saturday, Dec. 4 and  white and blue belts compete on Sunday, Dec. 5.

When can I watch the black belts? 

Adult Male black belts will compete on both Saturday, Dec. 4. The male and female black belt brackets will see competitors fight all they way through their brackets. 

The black belt absolute division for both Adult men and women will also take place on Saturday. 

How can I see the brackets?

The IBJJF posts the brackets online and they are updated regularly throughout the day. Go to and you can search by division. On each bracket page will have a mat assignment and approximate start time for each mat. Note that the mat assignments are fixed but the start times are subject to change and can often be early or delayed. 

For a real-time order of matches, check the order of fights here. You can see which matches will take place where and when. Use the filters to search by division, team, or athlete. 

How can I watch the event?

We’ll be streaming the 2020 IBJJF American National Championship live on FloGrappling. With cameras on every mat, you can switch between mats or even bring up a multi-mat view and watch multiple matches at the same time. 

Every match is streamed and then the video is saved in our archives, which you can watch as long as your FloGrappling subscription is active. We also upload the entire daily replays of each mat’s stream. 

The action starts at 10:30am Eastern Time each day Dec. 4-5

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