Calendar

Local and National Events

Feb
10
Sun
International Judo Federation (IJF) Rules Clinic @ Yates Fieldhouse
Feb 10 all-day
Feb
24
Sun
Judo “Try It” Clinic for Visually Impaired @ College Park Community Center
Feb 24 all-day
Mar
2
Sat
Samurai Slam Judo Tournament and Southeast Collegiate Regional Championships @ Brownsville Community Center
Mar 2 all-day

Information and Registration

 

The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 27th

United States Naval Academy Judo Team and Senior Invitational @ Dahlgren Hall
Mar 2 all-day
Mar
8
Fri
2019 USA Judo Youth Nationals
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day
2019 USJF National Kata Conference @ Florissant Civic Center
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day
Mar
16
Sat
Ken Tamai Memorial @ DeMatha High School
Mar 16 all-day
Mar
30
Sat
USNA Judo Team Competitor/Referee Clinic with Dick Hugh @ US Naval Academy
Mar 30 all-day
Apr
6
Sat
2019 New York Open International Judo Team Tournament @ New York Athletic CLub
Apr 6 @ 4:51 pm – 5:51 pm
Apr
7
Sun
2019 Shufu Spring Promotional on Sunday, April 7th at Sport Judo @ Sport Judo
Apr 7 all-day

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Apr
13
Sat
2019 Pedro’s Judo Challenge @ St. John's Preparatory High School
Apr 13 all-day
Apr
27
Sat
2019 Liberty Bell Judo Classic @ Academy of New Church Field House
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day

Important Notes

1. Liberty Bell Classic is now back to 2 DAYS:

Saturday:   Veterans and Senior

Sunday:     Juniors and Youth

2. Junior and Youth divisions are now based on Year of Birth NOT Age

3. New Hotel – contact information in the application

4. We have added a separate Brown belt division for Senior Men

Per USA Judo sanction no chokes or arm bars will be allowed in Senior Novice divisions and this allows another option for competitors (See Page 2 Rules Section Bullet 2 for information)

 

ONLINE Registration

 

2019 LBC Application

 

ONLINE Registration

May
18
Sat
2019 Spring Central Virginia Judo Promotional Event @ Gracie Charlottesville Dojo
May 18 all-day
May
19
Sun
USJF Teachers Institute: Teacher and Assistant Teacher Certification Course @ Pure Performance Martial Arts Center
May 19 all-day
Jun
1
Sat
2019 Senior Nationals
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day
Jun
9
Sun
2019 Shufu/USJF Self Defense Certification and Re-Certification Clinic @ Pure Performance Martial Arts Center
Jun 9 all-day

 

For those planning to attend the Self Defense Certification clinic at Pure Performance Rockville, please confirm via email with Eric Spears that you will be attending at: dericspears@gmail,com.

 

On June 9th or before please bring hard copies of the completed Application and waiver, CDC, Safesport, CPR/First aid and current background check verification, as well as any documentation of self defense courses you have taken or given.

 

Please also bring a check made out to Shufu for $50 for the clinic plus the appropriate certification cost for the teacher level you are going for.

 

Prior to attending the clinic please go to www.videonerd.net/USJFSD/ and watch videos 1,2 and 5.

 

No judo gi is required at this event.

 

Thank you

 

Eric Spears

240-938-1233

 

 

 

 

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Celita Schutz East Coast Championships @ Monsignor Farell High School
Jun 9 all-day

2018IJF Rules will govern, except (1) no armlocks will be allowed in the 13-14divisions (2) matside coaching will be allowed in all divisions and (3) players will be allowed to change gisto conform to the rules , without being penalized.Modified Double Elimination for all pools except 3 & 4 playerpools will fight Round Robin.No chokes for 12 and under. No armbars for ANYnovice categories. Current IJF medical rules(no examination except for blood or grave injury) will apply to all divisions.All female contestants are required to wear a plain white tee shirt or leotard to compete!All contestants, including juniors must bring at least one white gi. A player called towhite side must wear a white gi, or forfeit-no exceptions. Blue judo gis are to be worn on blue side ONLY, but are not required. Players may bring their own blue belt to be worn instead.Tournament Director(s) reservethe right to make changes as needed.

Jun
20
Thu
Greatest Camp on Earth
Jun 20 – Jun 23 all-day

Three days of Judo taught by US and International Judo Olympians and World Champions! This year’s headliners include 4x Judo Olympian Taigo Camilo (Brazil), 2x Judo Olympian Lynne Roethke (USA), Kata World Champions Jeff Giunta and Heiko Rommelman (USA), European Military Champion Nick Lowe (GB), and several other International-level competitors.

This Camp/Clinic is for all levels and ages of judoka – all clinicians will spend time with kids and adults alike.

Please see the website: greatestcamp.com for more details.

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 https://athletesafety.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/