Shufu Fall Promotionals

November 24, 2016


The Shufu Fall Promotional is coming up on Saturday, December 10th, less than three weeks away!


Registration is ONLINE ONLY, so tell all of your judo colleagues and students to check out the flyer below and plan to attend the semiannual Shufu Promotional.


There will be lots of activity on Promotional Day, from the board meeting, examinations, demonstrations, competition, all the way through to the high point of the day, the awarding of the new ranks.


So get those students ready, and be there to support Shufu, your students, and the sport that we love.


Remember to Register NOW at:




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

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