Normal registration
22 Jun - 07 Jul 23:59
Late registrations
07 Jul - 11 Jul 23:59
Event starts 13 Jul

2024 New Mexico Judo Games

The 2024 New Mexico Judo Games are hosted by New Mexico Games in conjunction with Wild West Martial Arts & Fitness. Tournament will take place on Saturday July 13, 2024 at Las Cruces High School, 1750 El Paseo Rd. Las Cruces, NM 88001. Starting at 9am.

Tournament Information

USJA Sanction ID #24-037

Tournament Director: Adam Moralez

Medical Provided by: Las Cruces Fire Department

Sanction Information

This tournament is being sanctioned by United States Judo Association (USJA)

Members of USJA, USJF and USA Judo are permitted to participate in this event.

A 10-Day Trial membership for USJA can be purchased at


Competitors: Adult and Kids $65, Spectators: $10, Ages 2 and under are free  

·    Normal Registration Opens:                            June 22, 2024

·    Normal Fee Registration deadline:                 July 7, 2024 Midnight

·    Late Fee Registration:                                     July 8, 2024

·    Registration Closes:                                         July 11. 2024, Midnight

All registrations must be completed by 11:59pm MST, July 11. There will be NO day-of registrations.

Check in/Weigh In:

Friday July 12, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Day of Competition

Coaches meeting: 7:30am - 8:00am

Referee Meeting: 8:15am - 8:45am

Tournament ceremonies: 9AM

Divisions (See "Divisions" tab)

 All divisions will be grouped once registration closes, and are dependent upon total number of registrations for each division. The listed divisions and weight classes are placeholders and can change depending on the total number of registrants registered in a particular division and weight class. Please note that we will make every effort to group contestants within 10 Pounds of each other, whenever possible, to ensure the maximum amount of matches.

The Tournament Director reserves the right to modify the divisions/entries to best serve the participants.


RULESET IS IJF CONTEST RULES with the following modifications:

No kansetsu-waza (arm locks) in any [A] junior division (under age 16) or [B] senior novice divisions.

No shime waza (chokes) in any [A] junior or senior novice divisions or [B] junior intermediate under age 13.

The tournament Committee reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the best interest of the sport and competitors.

Golden score will be limited to 2 minutes for age divisions 12 and under, unlimited for age 13 and up.

Back-to-Back matches will be given a 3 minute rest time.


All competitors must wear a properly fitting white or blue gi.

Patches/embroidery can be worn as long as it does not hinder opponents ability to grab judo gi.



Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded to all podium finishers.


Best 3 teams will be awarded with a Team Trophy.



On the day of the tournament, the event brackets and schedule will be released. You will be able to locate both on the event page brackets and schedule tab. We will also make a courtesy call for you on the microphone to come to the mat if you also haven’t already presented yourself for the bracket. Please be at the mat on time for your matches. You can also tell when your matches are coming up by checking the tab on your mobile device during the competition:

Coaches, please register via smoothcomp to get Coach accreditation. Register as a "Coach".




  • Men 65 USD
    Age 17+ at time of registration
  • Women 65 USD
    Age 17 + at time of registration
  • Boys 65 USD
    Age 16 and under at time of registration.
  • Girls 65 USD
    Age 16 and under at time of registration

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