Is great honour for me and for all our community and federation send a good welcome to all of you in one of the more fantastic and famous place in the world, where you can feel the Italian spirit and passion every second in all place in all moments during the day.
After the European Championship in 1990 and after the first JJIF World Championship organize in 1994, we are back after 24 years with another big event the 2018 European Championship U18-U21. Bologna and all Emilia Romagna is also one of the most active region in Italy for the Ju Jitsu disciplines, we are happy to have as an active partner the CSR Ju Jitsu Italia the historical sport educational centre of Italy. CSR in more than 44 years have created thousands of Jitsuka, trainer, champions, amateurs promoting the Ju-Jitsu discipline in the different styles and disciplines all around Italy and around the world.
The choice of Calderara di Reno Bologna and Emilia Romagna want be a start point for a long term of international exchange for develop integration, social program and multicultural activities.
This European Championship is link to the figure of our friends Antonio Benini the most representative example for all of us harmony passion friendship love, for this reason we want give a message to all of you and something more than “made in Italy”.
Passion, Love, Friendships and fell like home in perfect Italian style. We wait you.
Igor Lanzoni, Board Member - GD FJJI Piero Rovigatti
Piero Rovigatti, President FJJI