2017 Shufu Fall Promotional Examination

November 3, 2017



Shufu’s Fall Promotional will be held on Sunday, November 12th, at Sport Judo in Northern Virginia.


Registration is now closed


The Shufu Promotional is a decades-long tradition, and brings the Shufu folks together twice a year for continued fellowship, the board meeting, and rank testing that has always been considered the best and most reliable around.


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/