ROUND ROBIN FOR DIVISIONS OF 5 OR LESS
- TRUE DOUBLE ELIMINATION FOR 6 OR MORE
- AT LEAST 3 MATCHES FOR MOST JUNIORS
- JUNIOR NOVICE DIVISIONS (yellow belt or below)
- NO HANSOKUMAKE FOR LEG GRABS - SHIDO ONLY
- ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ONLY
- DISCOUNTS FOR MULTIPLE DIVISIONS AND FAMILIES
- NE-WAZA (MATWORK ONLY) TOURNAMENT AFTER CONVENTIONAL SHAI MATCHES
- SUBMIT YOUR ACTUAL WEIGHT IN KILOS. YOU WILL BE GIVEN A 1 KILO ALLOWANCE AT WEIGH-IN
||Online by 1/5
||Additional family member
*JUNIOR NOVICE FOR COMPETITORS WITH yellowbelt or lower (NO BJJ OR WRESTLING EXPERIENCE)
Additional entries for family members (same household) are $20. Use the promotion code "family' to receive this discount. The Entry fee for a competitor fighting in a second or third division is $20. Contestants who wish to compete in more than one division may check each division on the online form, and the discount will be automatically calculated.
Allowable second divisions:
*all competitors may also participate in the Ne Waza Only tournament as a second or third division.
** Junior competitors may fight up one age group as a second division
||May also compete in
|Junior (ranked below Brown belt)
|Juniors (ranked brown belt and above)
|Masters (ranked brown belt and above
|Masters (ranked below brown belt)
||Senior Novice or Senior Elite
|Senior Novice (ranked below brown belt)
NOTE: ALL COMPETITORS MUST CHECK IN AND WEIGH-IN ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 7th from 7:00AM to 8:00AM AT THE VENUE
Rules: IJF for Senior Elite Competitors (BLUE and WHITE Judogis NOT REQUIRED). For all divisions, juniors, novice, and masters IJF rules will be modified as follows:
- NO HANSOKUMAKE FOR LEG GRABS. LEG GRABS WILL BE PENALIZED BY SHIDO
All Divisions- Round Robin for divisions of 5 or less, true double elimination for 6 or more.
Senior Elite Men 5 minutes, Senior Elite Women 4 minutes, all others 3 minutes.
Ne waza tournament same as above