Early bird registrations
10 Jun - 01 Jul 2:59 am
Normal registration
01 Jul - 25 Jul 2:59 am
Late registrations
25 Jul - 01 Aug 11:59 pm
Event starts 03 Aug

2nd Annual Bay Area Judo Championships

We would like to invite you to the second annual Bay Area Judo Championships. This year the tournament will be held at Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, California.

Saturday, August 3rd, 2024

Pinole Valley High School Main Gym

2900 Pinole Valley Rd, Pinole, CA 94564

Tournament Director: Jonah Ewell

USA Judo Sanction #550

You are cordially invited to the second edition of the Bay Area Judo Championships, to be held Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 in Pinole, California. We hope to provide an opportunity for Northern California judokas of all ages to test their skills against each other in a convenient location. 

Our inaugural event in 2023 was a great success, with over 300 competitors and more than 40 clubs participating. We hope to make this year’s event even bigger and better! 

The Bay Area Judo Championships will feature:

  • Easy to understand age and weight brackets for all ages and ability levels.
  • A full slate of divisions for Masters/Veterans level competitors (age 30+), including NOVICE divisions
  • Beautiful medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place to reward your hard work
  • Easy registration via Smoothcomp
  • Judo Submission Grappling divisions for a taste of “old school judo” that includes leg grabs, chokes and armbars. 

$65 Pre-Registration UNTIL June 30th, 2024

$75 Registration July 1st - July 22nd

$95 Late Registration July 23rd - August 1st

ALL WEIGH-INS WILL BE DONE AT SATELLITE LOCATIONS

SATELLITE WEIGH INS: 

Satellite weigh ins will take place July 25th - August 1st (the week prior to the close of registration). All clubs are authorized to conduct their own satellite weigh ins, overseen by the sensei or someone designated by the sensei. 

Sensei are required to submit all weights by 7 pm on August 1st via a shared Google spreadsheet (email is also okay). Contact the tournament director Jonah Ewell at [email protected] for the link to the spreadsheet. 

NOTE ON USA JUDO MEMBERSHIP

All participants must have current USA Judo membership. USA Judo provides a variety of membership options to accommodate all players. In addition to regular annual memberships, USA Judo offers event-only memberships for just $15. These memberships are available only to individuals who have never been a member of USA Judo and it is valid for one event only. You can access that membership at this URL: https://usajudo.sport80.com/public/wizard/a/1218/home 

Discount Code for USJF/USJA Clubs

The tournament director is offering a special $15 discount code for USJF/USJA club members only to offset the cost of your USA Judo membership. To obtain the discount code, please follow the following steps:

  1. Purchase your event-only USA Judo membership
  2. Email the tournament director Jonah Ewell at [email protected] with screenshots showing your name and your USA Judo member number. The screenshots MUST ALSO SHOW that you purchased your membership specifically for our tournament - in other words, the date of the membership purchase must be between June 1st, 2024 and the tournament date. 
  3. Include in the email the name of your judo club and the name of your Sensei. 
  4. The tournament director will then email you a special discount code you can use for $15 off on your tournament registration.

Entries

  • Junior Girls Ages 5 and 6 65 USD
  • Junior Girls Ages 7 and 8 65 USD
  • Junior Girls Ages 9 and 10 65 USD
  • Junior Girls Ages 11 and 12 65 USD
  • Junior Girls Ages 13 through 16 65 USD
  • Senior Female - Ages 17 and up 65 USD
  • Veterans Female - Ages 30+ 65 USD
  • Junior Boys - Ages 5 and 6 65 USD
  • Junior Boys - Ages 7 and 8 65 USD
  • Junior Boys - Ages 9 and 10 65 USD
  • Junior Boys - Ages 11 and 12 65 USD
  • Junior Boys - Ages 13 to 16 65 USD
  • Senior Male - Age 17 and up 65 USD
  • Veterans Male - Age 30 and up 65 USD
  • Judo Submission Grappling - Junior Boys Ages 13 to 16 65 USD
  • Judo Submission Grappling - Senior Male 65 USD
    Judo Submission Grappling Ruleset
  • Judo Submission Grappling - Junior Girls Ages 13 through 16 65 USD
  • Judo Submission Grappling - Senior Female 65 USD
    Judo Submission Grappling Ruleset

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