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Shufu Open Shiai and Kata Tournament
Shufu Open Shiai and Kata Tournament @ DeMatha Catholic High School
Oct 5 all-day
REGISTER ONLINE HERE   Just a reminder that the Shufu Open is coming up on October 5th at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville MD. We will have 4 mats. The morning competition will be masters, all katas and junior  boys and girls. Afternoon competition will be senior men and women. Entry form and information is attached to this email. Please share it with your fellow judoka and families. As a reminder, there is NO ONSITE registration. **We encourage old fashion mail in registration of all required paperwork. Early Pre- registration discounts end soon so take advantage of the $10 discount and register early Regular registration is open most of September. You must have a complete registration packet for registration. That means entry form, payment, waiver, non black belt certificate, proof of membership A $5 refund will be given for Shufu members who turn in a complete registration. registration can be done online through good forms and payment via pay apl with a credit card, however you must submit the waiver. If you register online should will receive an email confirmation. If you do not, then you are not registered. if you register online, it is strongly recommended that you bring[...]
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Morris Cup
Morris Cup @ Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
     
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CISM Games – the 7th PEACE Games, to be held in Wuhan City, China from 15-30 October
CISM Games – the 7th PEACE Games, to be held in Wuhan City, China from 15-30 October
Oct 15 – Oct 30 all-day
  The CISM GAMES (Council International du Sports Militaire) will be contested in October (“TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!”) and that if there are interested and competent Armed Forces Judo competitors who are interested in representing the U. S. Armed Forces, they need to IMMEDIATELY go to their Morale , Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) representative on their Base, Ship or Station and to become “pro-active self advocates” if they are interested in competing and ready to fight.  As far as I know, the designated Coach is Major Amber Jones, U. S. Army at (785) 979-8074, email: amber.mjones@yahoo.com.   Thank you & JITA KYOEI,   E. L. Beshimentob Mayfield SgtMaj./USMC, Retired
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31st Fukuda Kata Championship
31st Fukuda Kata Championship @ Soko Joshi Judo Club
Oct 19 all-day
The first tournament in the U.S. to offer International competition in all seven Kodokan katas was started by Sensei Keiko Fukuda, 10th dan. Compete in: Nage-no-kata Katame-no-kata Ju-no-kata Goshin-jutsu Kime-no-kata Itsutsu-no-kata Koshiki-no-kata IJF scoring system will be used at this tournament. Open to men’s, women’s, and co-ed teams in both Junior and Senior categories. Application forms and information will be posted on our website: “http://sokojoshijudo/com/kata” For tournament inquiries please contact sokojoshi@gmail.com
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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/