City College of San Francisco Invitational Judo Tournament – Sunday 17 Nov

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Location: City College of San Francisco
Wellness Center
50 Phelan Ave.
San Francisco, Calif. 94112

Time: Tournament will commence at 10:30 am.

Entry Fee: Entry fee will be $40.00 per contestant, second family member $30.00, third or more family members FREE. Make checks payable to: ML Event Management

Entry form: http://www.ccsfjudo.org/assets/2019-ccsf-nov-tournament-entryform.pdf

Eligibility: Open to all qualified male and female, Junior/Intermediate and Senior competitors with current USJF, USJA or USA Judo membership cards. Must present current membership card.

Sponsored: CCSF Judo Club Sanctioned by: USJF: 19-11-11.

Sunday 10th November 66th Annual Palo Alto Judo Invitational – On line Registration !

Date : Sunday November 10 th 10.am

Location : Menlo-Atherton High School, Ayers Gymnasium 555 Middlefield Road Atherton CA

Registration

Discounted to $40 online up to 10/31/2019. $50 online between 11/01 and 11/8/2019. $70 for walk-ins.

Registration online before 11/8 https://www.strongvon.com/paloaltojudo2019

Information and forms :

Satellite Weigh-ins:

You can come to Weigh-ins on tournament day (getting up much earlier, standing in line), or you can take advantage of one of the EARLY WEIGH-IN sitesavailable to anybody that registers and pays electronically in advance and brings: (1) a printout of the payment confirmation email PLUS (2) a valid USJF/USJA/USA Judo card PLUS (3) filled Paper Official Entry Form with the their Sensei’s signature saying they can fight if they’re not a black belt, PLUS (4) the Waiver signed by adult contestants or parents of minors.

Chuck Jefferson Judo – Wednesday October 30th – 6 to 7pm
3055 Meridian Ave., San Jose, CA

East Bay Judo Institute – Saturday November 2nd – 9am to Noon
11165 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA

Tri-Valley Judo – Saturday November 2nd – 10:30am to Noon
1040 Serpentine Lane #203, Pleasanton, CA

Cupertino Judo Club – Saturday November 2nd – 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Monta Vista Park, 22601 Voss Ave, Cupertino, CA

510 Judo – Sunday November 3rd – 1pm to 3pm
1029 MacArthur Blvd, San Leandro, CA

Norcal Judo – Monday November 4th – 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Benicia Clock Tower, located at 1189 Washington St. Benicia, CA

San Jose Buddhist – Monday November 4th – 7:30pm to 8:30 PM 1050 North 5th Street, San Jose, CA

Palo Alto Judo Club – Tuesday November 5th – 7:00pm to 8:30pm 
2751 Louis Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Bojuka Judo – Wednesday November 6th – 7:15pm to 8:30pm
291 Carmel Ave, Marina, CA

2020 SJB 72nd Annual and 28th “Sensei Memorial” Invitational Judo Tournament – Sunday, February 16, 2020

SAVE THE DATE !!!

Friends of SJB Judo,

We would like to announce that the 2020 SJB 72nd Annual and 28th “Sensei Memorial” Invitational Judo Tournament will be on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the San Jose State University Event Center.  Please save the date. More details to follow on www.sjbjudo.org at a later date.

Cenco Cup Team Tournament Set for March 31st

Hi Judo Community!

Since team registration is quickly approaching, the CENCO Cup committee wanted to answer some FAQ’s to clarify anything that may be unclear.

(Q) Is the CENCO Cup only for CENCO clubs?

(A) No – all clubs are welcomed to register a team in the CENCO Cup as long as all participants hold a valid USJF, USJI or USJA membership

(Q) Can my dojo register a team in each of the divisions?

(A) Yes, each dojo is allowed to register 1 team in each division

(Q) If my dojo does not have enough players to field a team in a division, what can we do?

(A) You are welcomed to invite other judokas from other dojos to join your team. However, only 1 dojo will be represented.

(Q) Can my player fight in a higher division i.e. 15 yo in seniors?

(A) Yes – intermediate players are welcomed to fight in the senior division at the discretion of their head instructor and parents.

(Q) If my dojo completes the step 1 team registration, are we guanteed a slot in the CENCO Cup?

(A) No. Team slots will be accepted on a first come first serve basis with only the seeded teams guaranteed entry.

(Q) When will we know if our team registration is accepted?

(A) Once step 1 registration is completed, the CENCO Cup committee will notify you within 24-48 hours of status and provide step 2 instructions

(Q) Can we modify the team roster after teams have been submitted and accepted?

(A)  Yes, if any modifications are needed after registration is complete due to illness or any other unforeseen circumstances, please contact us immediately at cencocup@gmail.com.

(Q) Is there going to be late registration or walk up registration?

(A) No – all teams must process online step 1 team registration and participants process step 2 player registration on the tournament website www.cencocup.com before midnight on 10/17.

(Q) What will happen if all the team players don’t process step 2 by 3/17?

(A) Major headaches and extra work for us so don’t do that…

More information can be found on the tournament website: www.cencocup.com

Together Through Judo

Randori, Shiai, Kata – Something for Everyone on the Fall Judo Calendar

daria bilodid ouchigari

(Photo: Daria Bilodid becomes the youngest ever Senior World Champion with her trademark left sided o-uchi-gari in the -48kg final in Baku)

Just a reminder to check the calendar for all the great judo events coming up soon.

On Sunday, October 21, TriValley Judo in Pleasanton will be hosting an open mat for juniors age 6-14. There is no fee.

Also on that Sunday, and every Sunday, there is an open workout with Master CJ Lee at Do Martial Arts in Castro Valley. Come get a great workout with a former South Korean judo champion and local black belts from UC Berkeley, Stanford, and everywhere in between.

The next weekend there are two events. On Saturday the 27th, the Fukuda Kata Championships will be held at the City College of San Francisco. The day after, it’s the Hanabi Halloween Classic in Albany.

Next month it’s more great judo events with the Palo Alto tournament and the CCSF tournament being held on consecutive weekends.

Of interest to referees, the day before the Palo Alto tournament there will be a clinic and testing for both regional and national level referees.

The day before the CCSF tournament, Cenco will be holding our fall promotional exam!

As always check the calendar for all the details on these great events. Thanks to everyone in the Bay Area and Northern California judo community for your effort in organizing these great events.