Announcements

Congratulations to EBJI for a successful tournament – Hanabi up next in October

Thank you and congratulations to East Bay Judo Institute for another successful tournament this past Sunday.

Up next in the Bay Area is the Hanabi Halloween Classic, on Sunday, October 29th 2017, in Albany, California.

Pre-registration at just $30 is available by mailing in or scanning and emailing the entry form. Walk-up registration is $50 so be sure to register early to save money. Click here to download the entry form in Word format.

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31st Annual East Bay Invitational Judo Tournament September 17th – Register Online Now

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The 31st Annual East Bay Invitational Judo Tournament is coming right up on September 17th, 2017 at El Cerrito High School.

Convenient online registration is open until September 13th. Click here to register online or to download a paper form.

North Bay Developmental Shiai and Referee Clinic

The North Bay Developmental Shiai will be held August 20th in Petaluma. There are no black belt divisions at this tournament – kyu ranks only for both kids and adults.

As in previous years there will be a referee clinic the day before.

You can download the tournament flyer and all referee clinic documents below.

Referee 2017 clinic

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Refereeing Judo-August 2017

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29th Annual Bojuka Judo Tournament / Eddie Stewart Memorial

Dear Sensei, Officials, and Coaches,

We cordially invite you to our annual Judo Invitational to be held on August 27th in Seaside, CA located on the beautiful Monterey Bay.  Our tournament has been growing in numbers the last few years and we hope to continue that trend this year.  We also invite and request the presence of all the referees, both experienced and developing, to our competition.

The Monterey Bay area usually has very nice weather this time of the year and there are many places to visit to make a nice weekend such as the Monterey Aquarium.

Attached is the tournament information as well as registration forms, we hope that you can make it with your team.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
Eddie Nakao
Bojuka Judo
Ganbaru Yudanshakai

Bojuka 2017 Registration Packet

Kata Championships and National Conference

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2017 Ju No Kata National Champions Chishiro Nishitani and Olga Bakhtiarova from Soko Joshi Dojo in San Francisco

Dear Judoka,

Please share these upcoming events and announcements with your judo clubs:

The 29th Fukuda International Kata Championship will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Registration form and information available at www.sokojoshijudo.com/kata.

The USJF National Kata Conference will be held from July 24-28, 2017.  Note that mail in registration ended on June 30, but walk in registration is still available.  Click here for details, including registration form.

Finally, the documentary Mrs. Judo is now available on Amazon for purchase or rent.  Also available on iTunes.

Please help us spread the word about the July Kata Conference, October Kata Tournament, and Mrs. Judo!!!

Pam Mery, Yondan

Soko Joshi Judo Club

Junior Judo Camp at San Jose State July 17-18-19

Just a reminder that the deadline for discounted registration for the SJSU Camp is next Wednesday, July 5th.  Please encourage your students to participate as we believe this should be very educational, fun and a great workout.  Also, if you are able to help with the camp, please let me know which days you can attend.
As you know the camp is now a 3-day camp, Monday-Wednesday, July 17,18 & 19.  Attached are the revised information and registration forms.
Thank you,
Vaughn Imada

Capitol Open Moves to September – CJI Championships Moves to November

Hi everyone, the Central Coast Judo Association calendar has been updated. Two big changes:

  • The Capitol Open in Sacramento has a new date: September 3rd
  • The CJI State Championships has a new date: November 18th at CCSF.

Don’t forget the Santa Clara PAL tournament coming right up on June 25th. Online registration is available for this event! What a great option, let’s hope other tournament directors can put their applications online and make it easier for competitors to register!

Click here to see the full calendar or download an updated copy in PDF format.

14th Annual Professor Jay Aloha Invitational Tournament May 21st

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The late Professor Wally Jay

A message from Sensei David Quinonez:

Aloha Yudanshakai’s, Sensei’s, Coaches, and Judoka.   Sunday,  May 21st, 2017, we will hold the 14th annual Prof Jay Aloha Invitational Judo Tournament at Alameda High Schools Main Gymnasium.  Entry form and waiver form are attached.  Hope to see you there,  Sensei  David Quinonez.

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Official Entry Form