On 15th of November 2008 the capitol of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo, hosted the first Sarajevo Jujutsu and Sport Kenjutsu open championship. organized by Jujutsu club "Sensei". There were over 10 teams with total of 102 contestants - out of which 40 people were from Serbian Budo Council and 10 people came from Croatia.
This tournament had a very good media coverage. The opening ceremony was observed by distinguishes sport and political figures. Following disciplines were introduced: Sport Jujutsu, Mix Kumite, Jujutsu Kata and Sport Kenjutsu.