21st Annual Northeastern Judo Championships

November 17, 2019
December 8, 2019 – December 9, 2019 all-day
J.F. Kennedy High School
61-127 Preakness Ve
Paterson NJ
Anthony Camal

21st Northeastern Judo Championships

Northeastern Judo Championshiops Date: Sunday-December 8, 2019

$3250 in CASH AWARDS

Tournament Director: Anthony Camal

Tournament Coordinator: Chris Skelley

Technical Advisor: Sensei Yoshiro Matsumura

(973)432-9638 or (973)812-6322



J.F. Kennedy High School

61-127 Preakness Avenue

Paterson,  NJ


Entry Fee:     $60.00


LATE FEE:      $80.00

2nd DIV:        $25.00


Spectator Fee:  $5.00  (12 & under Free)


Eligibility:     4 years & older.  You must present a current


USJI & USJF Registration will be available at tournament.



1st Place, 2nd Place and two 3rd Places awarded in each division.

Outstanding Player Awards for Junior, Teenager, Senior Novice and Brown/Black.

Fighting Spirit Awards for Junior, Teenager, Senior Novice and Brown/Black.


Rules:          Current IJF rules will be used with the following modifications.

No armbars or chokes in Junior Divisions under 12.

No armbars allowed. Only chokes 13 yrs. old and up.

**No armbars allowed in any novice divisions.**

Armlocks & chokes allowed in all Senior Brown & Black Divisions

And 15-16 and 17-18 yrs. old advanced


8 years & under: Everyone will be pooled in groups of 3 or 4 as close to age,weight,rank as possible.

All participants 8 yrs & under will receive award.

9 – 18 years: Modified double elimination.

Seniors and Masters: Modified double elimination. Novice & Advanced Divisions.


Weigh Ins begin at 9:00 am

Event Date

December 8, 2019

Registration Deadline

December 6, 2019 11:00pm [Eastern Time]


J.F. Kennedy High School
61-127 Preakness Avenue
Paterson, NJ

Registration inquiries:
Tony & Liz Camal
973-632-4933 – Liz
973-432-9638 – Tony


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