2017 Samurai Slam-Prix

July 25, 2017
September 2, 2017 – September 3, 2017 all-day
Cathedral Academy
3790 Ashley Phosphate Rd
North Charleston, SC 29420
Lisa Capriotti PhD

On Labor Day weekend we are holding another Samurai Slam Judo Tournament featuring 5-6 mats, Shiai, Kata, and Kosen (ground only) divisions for adults and kids, novice and advanced.  Our last tournament had over 250 entries and we expect more at our Labor Day weekend event.


Online registration available at www.SamuraiSlam.org.



To make it even more worth the trip, we have a competitors clinic on September 3, featuring multi-time national and international champion Brad Bolen.




George Balch Scholarship

Reminder to all high school seniors and graduates intending to continue judo and attend college – The application deadline for the 2018 George Balch Scholarship is June 30, 2018. This year, in addition to the four continuing scholarship awardees, the Committee will strive to fund one additional scholarship. Please read the qualifications and application form carefully and be sure to provide the required information.

Balch Scholarship Fund webpage

Coach Certification

SafeSport Certification is now required for all USJF registered clubs. If you have already completed the course and submitted a copy of your certificate, you do not need to resubmit. For more information or to take the course, please visit www.safesport.org.

Heads Up concussion training, through the CDC's website, is a requirement for all members of your USJF registered club who function as teachers at any time. Please advise all of your instructors and assistant instructors of this requirement. The training can be accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/