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Start: 19 November 2016 US/Central
End: 19 November 2016 US/Central
Pre Registration Close:
15 November 2016 11:59 PM US/Central
Event Address:
Irving Convention Center
500 W. Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039
US
Contact Details:
Ken Scialo
214-762-2222
51st Dallas Invitational Judo Championships

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION. REGISTER NOW
  • ROUND ROBIN FOR DIVISIONS OF 5 OR LESS
  • TRUE DOUBLE ELIMINATION FOR 6 OR MORE
  • AT LEAST 3 MATCHES FOR MOST JUNIORS
  • NO HANSOKUMAKE FOR LEG GRABS - SHIDO ONLY (except for senior elite divisions)
  • $21,000 PRIZE FUND FOR OLYMPIC DIVISIONS
    $1000.00 FIRST PLACE PRIZE
    $300.00 SECOND PLACE PRIZE
    $200.00 THIRD PLACE PRIZE
  • NUMBERED MATCHES ON 6 COMPETITION AREAS
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 11:59PM CST, TUESDAY 11/15/16

Hotel: Marriott Dallas Las Colinas, 972-831-0000 223 W. Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039. Book your hotel by November 3rd to take advantage of special room rates. 1-800- 264-1178, ask for the Judo rate of $105.00.
Competition Site: Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
Eligibility: Current USAJUDO, USJF, or USJA membership. USAJUDO Applications available at registration.

Entry Fees

Division Online by 11/15 Walk up reg (at hotel)
Juniors & Junior Novice* $55 N/A (online only)
Masters (30 & over) $55 N/A (online only)
Senior Novice (below brown belt) $55 $80
Senior Elite 44 kg and 55 kg $55 $80
Senior Elite Olympic Divisions $90 $125

* JUNIOR NOVICE FOR WHITE AND YELLOW BELTS ONLY- NO BJJ OR WRESTLING EXPERIENCE

Multiple entries for family members living in the same household discounted by 50%. Entry fee for an indi-vidual entering a second or third division discounted by 50%. Use the promotion code 'family' to receive your discount.

ALLOWABLE SECOND DIVISIONS

** Junior competitors may fight up one age group as a second division

NOTE: ALL COMPETITORS MUST CHECK IN AND WEIGH IN ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH from 4:00PM to 8:00PM

Rules: IJF for Senior Elite Competitors (BLUE and WHITE Judogis). For all divisions, seniors, juniors, novice, and masters IJF rules will be modified as follows:

NO HANSOKUMAKE FOR LEG GRABS. LEG GRABS WILL BE PENALIZED BY SHIDO

IMPORTANT: ALL JUNIOR AND MASTERS COMPETITORS MUST REGISTER ONLINE AT BY 11:59PM CENTRAL TIME TUESDAY, 11/15/2016. SUBMIT YOUR ACTUAL WEIGHT IN KILOS. YOU WILL BE GIVEN A 1 KILO ALLOWANCE AT WEIGH-IN. NO WALKUP REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR JUNIORS OR MASTERS COMPETITORS. THE WEIGHT CUTOFFS FOR THESE DIVISIONS WILL BE SET AFTER ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON 11/15. DIVISIONS WILL BE POSTED ONLINE FOR YOUR REVIEW. ANY BRACK-ETING ISSUES MAY BE ADDRESSED BY CONTACTING THE TOURNA-MENT DIRECTOR NO LATER THAN 5PM CENTRAL TIME ON THURSDAY, 11/17.

Elimination Procedure:

Seniors - Round Robin for divisions of 5 or less, true double elimination for 6 or more.
Senior Novice and Masters - Round Robin for divisions of 4 or less, true double elimination for 5 or more.
Juniors and Junior Novice - Round Robin for divisions of 5 or less, true double elimination for 6 or more.
We will use numbered matches on 6 competition areas.

Competition Schedule:

All Junior Novice.....................................9:00 am
Bantams and Intermediate 1......................not before 10:00 am
Intermediate 2, Juvenile A & B.................not before 11:00 am
Senior Novice & Masters.........................not before noon
Senior Eliminations...................................after Novice & Masters

Officials: Referees will meet briefly at 8:30 am. A hospitality room will be available from 8:00 am.

ALL WEIGHTS ARE IN KILOGRAMS

Juniors and Junior Novice: Bantam 1 (Born 2010), Bantam 2 (Born 2009), Bantam 3 (Born 2008), Intermediate 1 (Born 2006-2007), Intermediate 2 (Born 2004-2005), Juvenile A (Born 2002-2003), Juvenile B (Cadet) (Born 1999-2001)
Juniors: weight cutoffs will be determined after weigh-ins
Masters: age and weight cutoffs will be determined after weigh-ins
Senior Women Novice: (below brown belt) 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, over 78
Senior Men Novice: (below brown belt) 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, over 100
Senior Women: 44, 48, 52, 57, 63, 70, 78, over 78
Senior Men: 55, 60, 66, 73, 81, 90, 100, over 100
Men's Masters: 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over. Light, middle and heavyweight in each age group.
Women's Masters: 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over. Light, middle and heavyweight in each age group.

The Dallas Invitational is a USA Judo Senior-D and Junior-C level event. USA Judo Elite Roster points are awarded to the winners of certain senior divisions. The following is USA Judo's explanation of how the points will be awarded from this tournament. For more information on points tournaments visit the U.S. Judo website at www.usjudo.org/. This event is a USA Judo Senior-D and Junior-C level event. The ONLY divisions in which points can be earned are the highest SENIOR belt rank divisions. No points are awarded in JUNIOR-AGE divisions; ALL players who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd will receive Senior D-level points. Junior-age athletes (born 1997and later) who place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in the highest SENIOR belt divisions will receive Junior, C-level points in addi-tion to Senior points. Restrictions: Players must win at least 1 match and be a citizen of the USA in order to receive points. In addition, after earning points, in order to be listed on USA Judo's national roster, a player must join USA Judo (if not already a member). Seeding: For the Senior D-level categories, the top 4 nationally ranked Senior athletes will be seeded if they compete in the weight division in which they are ranked. #1 and #4 shall be placed on one side of the bracket; #2 and #3 shall be placed on the other side. The seeding order shall be in the order of the byes, i.e., if there is 1 bye, #1 shall get it; if there are 2 byes, #'s 1 and 2 shall get them, etc. If any of the top 4 nationally ranked athletes are not in attendance, ath-letes ranked #5 and below SHALL NOT be seeded, i.e., "moved up" to the next higher seed position.

AWARDS

1st, 2nd, & 3rd place medals for each division.

$1000.00 FIRST PLACE PRIZE FOR OLYMPIC DIVISIONS
$300.00 SECOND PLACE PRIZE FOR OLYMPIC DIVISIONS
$200.00 THIRD PLACE PRIZE FOR OLYMPIC DIVISIONS
(minimum 3 participants per division and at least one match win to qualify for prize money.)

Special Awards

Vince Tamura Outstanding Junior Competitor and Masato Tamura Outstanding Senior Competitor. The Outstanding Competitors will receive a custom fit Toraki Personal Gold Judogi. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team awards based on 3 points for first, 2 points for second, and 1 point for third place in all di-visions combined. No points awarded for uncontested divisions.
Rules for Senior D-/Junior C-level divisions:

1. IJF contest rules shall be used, including "Golden Score" overtime.
2. Players may compete in only 1 senior elite division.
3. Players must compete in the weight category that conforms to their measured weight at weigh-in.
Example:
A player competing in the 81 kg division must weigh over 73 kg and less than or equal to 81 kg.
EXCEPTION:
The Male 55 kg and Female 44 kg divisions are PJU weights and not "Olympic" weights. Competitors whose measured weight would place them in a PJU weight division may choose to compete in the next higher weight division (Male 60 kg and Female 48 kg)

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