We’re excited to celebrate Gracie Barra’s 37th year anniversary with an amazing promo for the entire month of April! New members can enjoy their first month for only $37!

This is the perfect opportunity to start your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey with us and experience our world-class training and community. Don’t miss out on this limited-time offer!

Sign up now and become a part of the Gracie Barra family!

☆Valid from April 1 thru April 30 at @gbchicagowestloop
@graciebarradownersgrove &

#GracieBarra #BJJ #MartialArts #downersgrove #naperville #chicago #AnniversaryPromo #LimitedTimeOffer

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Get ready for the most anticipated event of the year!

GB Chicagoland End of the Year Party, Seminar & Belt Grading Ceremony 2022

Hosted by our GB Illinois & Wisconsin leaders with special guest, Prof. Salvatore Pace from Gracie Barra UK

Saturday 12/10
2:30 PM onwards
at Gracie Barra Downers Grove

Followed by dinner and awards ceremony, 8 PM
at Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515

EARLY BIRD PRICING (ends on Monday Nov-21st):
$115 for kids 9 and under
$145 for kids 10 and above plus adults

Book your spots now!

For students:

For friends & family:

You cannot miss this one!


Just purchase your uniform and jump into an incredible summer!

We did it! Thank you for helping us earn the top spot in the Academy Overall Awards at the Compnet Chicago Summer Championship on June 11th.

1st Place: GB Downers Grove
2nd Place: GB Springfield
3rd Place: GB New Lenox

Congratulations to everyone who competed and to the Compnet Illinois team for putting together an incredible, memorable tournament experience.

We cannot wait to do it again!

*Offer available to first time students only


We are excited to annouce this year’s GB Downers Grove & GB East Naperville Summer Competition Training Camp for Kids & Teens
If your child is competing at the IBJJF Pan Kids or any other tournament this season, this camp is for you!
1st Session:
June 13th – 30th
2nd Session:
July 11th – 21st
?Gracie Barra Downers Grove
152 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515
☆Free ? with your registration
Take advantage of our Early Bird pricing. Enroll now!

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Registration for the Compnet Chicago Summer Championship 2022 on June 11th is now open!

Sign up now at
☆The first 75 competitors to register will receive our special Early Bird pricing☆

What’s new?

For Kids:

  • All competitors 15 and under will receive one complimentary spectator ticket per family.
  • Kids 8 and under will compete in a round-robin format.
  • Parents will now have the option to coach his/her child for the matches.

For Adults/Masters:

  • The Absolute division is now available to all gold and silver medalists with the rank of blue belt and above.
  • The first 20 female competitors (adult and master divisions) will receive 50% off their registration.

? Register now and spread the word!

We cannot wait to see you there!


To celebrate Gracie Barra’s 36th year anniversary, new members that sign up in April and May will get their first month of training for $36. In addition, they will also receive a $36 credit that they can use at the Pro Shop. Also, all existing students can use the Legacy Referral Card to refer a friend and if they sign up, the referring student will receive a complimentary four weeks or tuition.
Take advantage of this limited time offer. Refer your friends today and take part in our legacy!
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We are proud to announce that we are officially Premium Certified for 2022, the third year in a row.

We continue to uphold only the highest standards of Gracie Barra instruction and experience for our community!

Congratulations to the entire GB Downers Grove leadership team, coaching staff & members. This wouldn’t be possible without you. Thank you for your continued support.


Refer a friend your friend gets a month free (30 days) and you get a month free for every friend you bring!

In addition to that, we will have a contest for the students that bring the most number of new members to the schools (Downers or Naperville).

The prizes are:

  • 1st place ( full set GB wear premium gi, rash guard and short ) in addition to the free months per new student brought to the school;
  • 2nd place a private lesson with Professor a Carlos Lemos Jr in addition to the free months per new student brought to the school;
  • 3rd place a no-gi full set uniform GB wear rash guard and GB wear shorts.

Don’t miss out!