City College Tournament coming up!

The City College of San Francisco tournament is coming right up on April 28th. Mark your calendars and be sure to attend this great tournament.

Click here to download the entry form:

2019 CCSF April Tournament Entryform

 

Upcoming Tournament Reminders – Cupertino, Legacy 6, CCSF

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Lots of great competition opportunities available right here in the Bay Area in the next few months.

As always, please check the online calendar here for the latest details. Don’t forget you can import events from the Cenco calendar to your personal Google calendar for easy reminders.

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.

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.

Clinics this weekend in conjunction with San Jose Buddhist tournament

As you know, San Jose’s Sensei Memorial Tournament is coming up this weekend and we have a couple of important clinics in conjunction with the main event:

San Jose State University Event Center

7th Street and San Carlos

Sanctioned By: USA Judo #2017-08-02

http://www.sjbjudo.org/2017-sensei-memorial-tournament

Judo clinic/workout on Saturday morning:

JUDO CLINIC/WORKOUT

Yosh Uchida Hall on SJSU Campus, corner of 4th Street & San Carlos Street.

Judo Clinic/Workout for all from 10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M., Saturday, February 18, 2017$30 payable to SJBJC.

Check website for entry form and updated information atwww.sjbjudo.org. 

Referee Clinic with tests for both National and Regional/Local referees: 

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL REFEREE CERTIFICATION, Latest Rules Discussion

All clinics and written test will be at the SJSU Event Center, aerobics room, on Saturday, February 18, 2017.  Contact Vaughn Imada at vpimada@aol.com if you have questions regarding National and/or Regional Referee testing. 

Referee Clinic 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. ($20 payable to USA Judo)

National and Regional Referee Candidate written test 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. or soon after referee clinic.  New IJF contest rules as adopted by USA Judo discussed.  Referees attending clinic must be dressed in Referee attire.  National candidates must be fully dressed in referee suit and tie even at the clinic.

Candidates for Regional or Local Referee certification will be required to attend the referee clinic, pass the Regional/Local Referee test and receive a satisfactory evaluation in the practical portion during the event.  Regional/Local candidates may wear white polo shirt in lieu of white shirt, tie and coat.  $15 fee payable to “Cenco” to take the Regional or Local test and process certification.

NOTE:  The Regional/Local test will use legacy rules since that’s how the tournament will be fought.

Candidates for National Referee Certification must meet the following criteria and conditions.  A National Referee must:

  1. be at least 18 years of age.
  2. be a citizen of the USA.
  3. be a Regional Referee for at least one year.
  4. be a member of USA JUDO (USJI)
  5. have a recognized judo rank of Shodan (1st dan) or higher.

Candidates (National, Regional and Local) must attend the Clinic, pass the written test, referee the entire event and receive a satisfactory evaluation.  National Referee candidates should bring proof of age, citizenship, rank, regional certification and USA Judo membership to the Clinic.  For National Referee candidates there is a $20 fee to take the National test and a $10 one-time registration fee for successful National Referee candidates.  Checks should be made payable to USA Judo.

Reminder for National Referee candidates:

Here’s a list of what you need to have ready for that day (copies only — don’t want originals):

=> Digital 2X2 high rez passport photo (2 megapixel or better which you will email this to the people listed below).  You can email this to the Sensei listed below.

Copy of proof of age and US citizenship/permanent residence

=> Passport  OR birth certificate… not a driver’s license

=> Rank Proof copy (both Rank certificate or Rank validated USJI card)

=> Dated Regional Referee Certificate copy

=> Proof of USA Judo membership (current USJI card or Life Membership)

=> Background investigation results on file or download and submit background form to get it started.

You can ask the USJF office to share the one they did for any dan promotion for you to USA Judo.

The referee commision doesn’t want the results, they want it on file with USA Judo.

You should notify the following people of your intention to test:

Sensei Ralph Palmer:   RefComAsst2@surewest.net

Sensei Harold Yamada:  yamadadojo@hotmail.com

When you come to the clinic you must come fully dressed as if you were going to referee:

Black jacket, white shirt, black tie, dark grey pants, completely black socks.

Battle for the Star February 26th – Download Tournament Flyer and Registration Forms

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The Battle for the Star Judo Tournament, hosted by Makimoto PAL, will be held February 26th at Vacaville High School. Let’s all go and make this event a success!

Click here to download the registration form with all the information.

Click here to download the waiver.

 

San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament Registration Now Open

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Online registration is now open for the San Jose Buddhist Sensei Memorial Tournament – to be held Sunday, February 19th, at the San Jose State University Event Center.

Click here for the general tournament information site.

Click here for online registration.

Go go go!

City College of San Francisco Invitational Judo Tournament December 11th 2016

The fall CCSF tournament is coming up! Come on down and enjoy this great event organized by Mitchell Palacio and the City College of San Francisco Judo Club.

Date: Sunday, December 11, 2016
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: $40.00 per contestant, second family member $30.00, third or more family members FREE. Make checks payable to: ML Event Management

Awards: Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Additional awards (Medals) will be presented to all competitors

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 16-12-03

Registration: Registration times on the day of the tournament are:

Junior Division 5-6yrs / 7-8yrs./ 9-10yrs/11-12yrs 8:00 am to 9:30 am
Intermediate Divisions 13-14 yrs / 15-16 yrs 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sr. White, Brown and Black Belts 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Divisions to be contested:

5-6yrs / 7-8yrs. / 9-10yrs. / 11-12yrs White, Yellow, Orange Belts
7-8yrs / 9-10yrs. / 11-12yrs Blue and Green Belts
13-14 yrs / 15-16 yrs White, Yellow, & Blue Belts
13-14 yrs / 15-16 yrs Purple Belts
Sr. White, Yellow, Green, Blue Belts Pools – Light, Middle, Heavy
Sr. Brown Belts, Black Belts Pools – Light, Middle, Heavy

Black Belt competition will begin at 1:30 pm

Elimination: The Pool system of scoring will be used. Contestants will be separated by sex, age, weight and belt color. Depending on the number of contestants, the Tournament Director reserves the right to combine or change groups to benefit the majority of the contestants.

Scoring System: Places will be determined according to the following criteria, in this order:

A. Places will be determined first on the basis of wins.

B. If the numbers of wins are tied, both participants will be awarded the same medal.

Contest Rules: We will use the NEW 2013 Competition Rules (www.ijf.org)

Current IJF Contest Rules Modified as follows:

  • Pre 2003 IJF Medical Rule and The CARE system will Not be in use.
  • 7 meter competition area with 4 meter between mats with 3 meter safety border on edge.
  • No Kani-Basami and No Double knee drop Seoi-Nage in 12 and under
  • No Shime waza (chokes) in junior division (12 and under)
  • 1st Accidental leg grab for all 12 yrs. and younger will be penalized with a Shido, 2nd accidental leg grab will be Hansokumake.
  • 1st Accidental leg grab for all white belts 13 and older will be penalized with a Shido, 2nd accidental leg grab will be Hansokumake.
  • 2.5 Minutes: (12 and under), Matte Stop Time
  • We will use the “Golden Score” process for determining winners in a tied match
  • Kansetsu Waza (Armbars) only allowed in the Black Belt Division
  • Intermediate, Sr. White and Brown, 3 minutes……Black Belts 5 minutes

Officials Meeting: Officials Clinic/meeting will be held at 9:30 am, 3rd Floor

Tournament Director: Mitchell Palacio Email: mpalacio@ccsf.edu

Download the tournament packet here.