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North American Judo Championships
September 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT$80 – $110
Welcome To The 1st Annual North American Judo Championships **// USA Judo E Level Roster Point Event //**
Sanctioned by: USA Judo **// USA Judo Sanction # //**
Presented by: North Jersey Judo Martial Arts Center
Tournament Dir: Ramon Hernandez, Head Instructor @ NJJ 201-206-2705 / firstname.lastname@example.org
HEAD REFEREE: Devin Cohen IJF A Referee Email:
WHEN: Competition Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022, START TIME: 9AM / DOORS OPEN 8AM
WHERE: Competition Venue: Wayne PAL, 1 PAL Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470
WEIGH-INS: September 10th, 2022 12P – 4p @ North Jersey Judo, 246 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: US COMPETITORS: Must be a current member of USJI, USJA, USJF & ATJA
Membership cards must be shown at weigh-in time, or a copy of the card should be included with pre-registration. Everyone can join up for membership online with the USJF, USJA or USA Judo. We will not have applications at the tournament. Foreign Competitors: Must provide a written approval from their National Federation or present a current Federation Card of their own country and submit to USA Judo.
WHAT RULES: Modified IJF rules will be used. No armbars or chokes in all Novice and Junior Divisions accept Cadet & IJF Junior USA JUDO POINT. Armlock Chokes allowed in Sr. Elite & Brown Belt. We ask that all junior and novice competitors have a properly fit white Judo gi and bring a white and blue belt that fits properly. Cadet, IJF Junior & Senior Elite must have a properly fitted White and Blue Judo Gi.
AWARDS: Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place.
REGISTRATION AND WEIGH IN:
IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL COMPETITORS MUST WEIGH-IN ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 North Jersey Judo, 246 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 12N – 4PM. (NO WEIGH-INS FOR ANYONE ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2022 & ALL COMPETITORS THAT WEIGHS IN ON SATURDAY MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED ONLINE NO IFS ANDS OR BUTS!!!!) THIS WILL ENSURE WE START THE TOURNAMENT ONTIME BY 9AM AND GET YOU HOME FASTER. MOST IMPORTANT TOURNAMENT WILL BE CAPPED AT 450 COMPETITORS SO CALL US BEFORE YOU COME AS WE MIGHT NOT BE TAKING ANY WALK-UP REGISTRATIONS.
Ø Venue Doors Open For Warm-Up All Juniors 8:00am Sharp
Ø Opening Ceremony 8:45am
Ø All Juniors 9:00am
Ø Cadets & IJF Junior BOTH IJF DIVISIONS Will Follow Juniors
Ø 14 – 16 YEARS OLD NOVICE/NO POINTS Will follow Cadet & IJF Jr.
Ø 17 – 19 YEARS OLD NOVICE/NO POINTS Will Follow Cadet & IJF Jr.
Ø Seniors Elite Black Belt Will Follow 14 – 16 & 17 – 19 Novice
Ø Senior Novice & Veterans Will Follow Senior Elite Black Belt
Ø ONLINE REGISTRATION:
HOW MUCH (NO REFUNDS)
– Online Registration $80.00 ALL DIVISIONS/CATEGORY Until Sunday, SEPTEMBER 4TH Early Bird UNLESS TOURNAMENT CAPS OUT AT 450 COMPETITORS
– Online Registration $90.00 ALL DIVISIONS/CATEGORY Until Friday, SEPTEMBER 9th Regular Price UNLESS TOURNAMENT CAPS OUT AT 450 COMPETITORS
– Walk-Up Registration $110.00 ALL DIVISIONS/CATEGORY Saturday, SEPTEMBER 10th Late Walk-Up Fee
– Walk-Up Registration $100.00 ALL DIVISIONS/CATEGORY Saturday, April 23, 2021 READ BELOW UNLESS TOURNAMENT CAPS OUT AT 450 COMPETITORS WHICH MEANS NO WALK UP ALLOWED SO YOU BETTER CALL AHEAD
We will cap event at 420 Competitors So There May Not Be A Walk-Up **//Register Early//**
Ø MAIL-IN REGISTRATION: NO MAIL IN REGISTRATION
Ø SPECTATOR: $5 FOR ALL SPECTATORS OVER THE AGE OF 5 YEARS OLD. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEB SITE PRIOR TO EVENT TO KNOW OF ANY COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR SPECTATORS
COACH: ALL MUST BE USA JUDO/SAFE SPORT CERTIFIED PER USOC AND USA JUDO NO IFS, ANDS OR BUTS ALLOWED.
Tournament Director Reserves Right To Make Any Changes They Deem Necessary To Insure Safety & Fairness To All Competitors
Mat Area: The tournament will use 4 mat areas with electronic scoreboards along with the CARE system.
Judo Gi: Blue & White Gi are required for all CADET, IJF JUNIOR DIVISION, SENIOR ELITE BLACK BELT competing for USA JUDO POINTS. All other divisions must have a White Judo Gi with a White & Blue Belt that properly fits. Official IJF Back patches are not required.
WEIGH-IN INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS: Attn: All Judo Instructors/Club Owners, Competitors and Parents – We are moving our late registration and weigh-ins to the day before Saturday, September 10, 2022. You will be able to check in North Jersey Judo, 246 Wanaque Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 Between 12n – 4pm. There will be NO LATE REGISTRATION OR WEIGH-INS the day of. There will be no weigh-in stations anywhere so you must show up for weigh ins. We thank you in advance.
Please note that each Category is based solely on the year in which the contestant was born. All weights are in kilograms. For each weight division, the weight range will be over the next lower weight and up to and including the weight listed. Example: Bantam 1, 28 kg – over 23 kg and up to and including 28 kg. The following age/weight categories will be in use for this year’s event (2022):