06 Nov 2021
Early bird registrations
24 Aug - 29 Oct 11:59 pm
Normal registration
Deadline 03 Nov 11:59 pm
Late registrations
Deadline 06 Nov 12:00 pm

Samurai Slam Judo

This regional judo tournament will focus on beginner judo players and advanced students preparing for national tournaments. Participants are encouraged to join us Sunday, November 7th @ 11AM-1PM for a Family Self Defense Seminar featuring internationally acclaimed self defense expert, Marcus Torgerson at Charleston Self Defense Academy, 428A Red Bank Rd, Goose Creek, SC 29445.

Date: November 6th, 2021

VenueHanahan Gymnasium

1253 Yeamans Hall Rd, Hanahan, SC 29410


Registration Deadline: 11/3/2021 (Wednesday) Register online only.  By using the Smooth Comp interface, all matches will be scheduled and run through an automated bracketing and scoring system.  Coaches are encouraged to build a free academy profile.  Players will also make a free profile and add their academy.  American Judo foundation will be using this platform to register for future Samurai Slam tournaments, and we hope it will save us all time and improve the efficiency of our events.

Cost: $60/division, $20 additional divisions (Max 3 divisions) Exhibition matches available after official matches.  ($50 early registration by 10/27, $60 standard registration, $80 late registration after 11/3)

Chief Referee: Mike Takata




  • 8-9AM Check/Weigh-Ins
  • 9AM Junior Player's Meeting (No Check-Ins after 9AM)
  • 10AM Opening Ceremony/Junior Competition Starts
  • 11AM-12PM Cadet, Senior, Veterans Check/Weigh-Ins
  • 12PM Senior Players Meeting
  • 1-4PM Cadet, Senior, Veterans Competition Starts
  • 4-6PM Adult Awards and Takedown (approx)

Family Self Defense SEMINAR 11AM-1PM on Sunday, November 7th (Charleston Self Defense Academy)    This seminar is OPEN to ALL and taught by internationally acclaimed Krav Maga instructor, Marcus Torgerson.      

$20 donation requested.  All proceeds will be given to local veterans groups, food donations also welcome for the Thankgiving holiday.


Hanahan Gymnasium »
1255 Yeamans Hall Rd
Timezone: America/New_York

Cancel/Refund policy


  • Open/Absolute 50 USD
    Cash Prize 50% of total division entry fees!
  • Senior Men (MN, MA) 60 USD
    Men 15yrs and up
  • Veteran Men (VM) 60 USD
    Men 30yrs and up
  • Mens Kosen 60 USD
    Men 15yrs and up
  • Senior Women (WN, WA) 60 USD
    Women 15 yrs and up
  • Veteran Women (WV) 60 USD
    Women 30yrs and up
  • Women's Kosen 60 USD
    Women 15 yrs and up
  • Cadet Men (B6) 60 USD
    Men turning 15, 16, or 17 this year. Chokes and Armbars Allowed.
  • Cadet Women (G6) 60 USD
    Women turning 15, 16, or 17 this year. Chokes and Armbars Allowed.
  • Juvenile (B5, G5) 60 USD
    Girls or Boys turning 13 or 14 this year. Chokes Allowed.
  • Intermediate (B4, G4) 60 USD
    Boys or Girls turning 11 or 12 this year
  • Bantam 3 (B3, G3, C3) 60 USD
    Boys and Girls turning 9 or 10 this year
  • Bantam 2 (B2, G2, C2) 60 USD
    Boys and Girls turning 7 or 8 this year
  • Bantam 1 (B1, G1, C1) 60 USD
    Boys and Girls turning 5 or 6 this year
  • Kata Performance 60 USD
    Price shown is for each team