Normal registration
06 Nov - 27 Nov 11:59 pm
Late registrations
Deadline 30 Nov 11:59 pm

Information

TOURNAMENT/CLINIC PACKET

SANTA SHIAI 2022• SATURDAY, DeceMber 3, 2022

USA Judo Sanction #00259

Tournament Director Steve Mattheeussen, 2nd dan, +1(920)660-5768
Registration/Pooling - Michael Blakeslee, +1(920)960-7344

NO DAY-OF WALK-UP REGISTRATIONS ALLOWED.  PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION DEADLINES.

LOCATION

Riverside Gym - 382 Linden Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935  
Parking is FREE and located adjacent to the school. No spectator admission fee. Concessions will be available at the venue.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Lodging and Restaurant information available at https://www.fdl.com or +1(800)937-9123. 

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Registration closes 11:59 p.m. Central Time Wednesday,  November 30, 2022. Satellite Weigh-Ins due 10:00 p.m. Central Time Thursday, December 1, 2022.

Saturday, December 1, 2022 at Riverside Gym

  • All competitors MUST check-in 8:15 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Referee and Technical Officials Meeting 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Open to players, coaches and parents. 
  • Opening Ceremony 10:00 a.m. Welcome, announcements and Judo Santa will distribute gifts to youngsters.
  • Shiai competition, Junior Division begins after opening ceremony. Senior and Masters to follow.
  • Adult late check-in 12:00p-12:30p

WEIGH-INS

ALL COMPETITORS MUST weigh-in at their dojo on Wednesday, November 30 or Thursday, December 1. Their weights (in pounds) must be reported by their instructors to Michael Blakeslee ([email protected]) on Thursday, December 1 by 10:00 p.m. Central Time,.

Weights will be verified (weight check with +/- 2 pound allowance) when competitors check-in at the tournament and show their valid judo membership card.

ELIGIBILITY

All participants must have an up-to-date national judo membership card (from USA Judo, USJF, USJA, ATJA or another country's judo federation) to present at tournament weight confirmation and check-in.

WHITE/BLUE

Competitors MUST bring their own blue and white belts. If you bring a blue gi, you must also have a white gi. No blue gis are to be worn on the white side.

REGISTRATION FEES

ON-LINE REGISTRATIONS ONLY!  CUTOFF DATE November 30, 2022

Early Registration: until 11:59 p.m. Central Time, November 27, 2022

  • First shiai division $50 per individual
  • Additional shiai division entries $20 each per individual

Competitors may register for a maximum of two shiai entries each within Junior, Senior and Masters divisions.

Late Registration: November 28 to November 30, 2022 (11:59 p.m. Central Time)

  •  First shiai division $60 per individual
  • Additional shiai division entries $20 each per individual

Competitors may register for a maximum of two shiai entries each within Junior, Senior and Masters divisions.

Families with 3 or more competitors: email Michael Blakeslee - [email protected] for a coupon to discount the first shiai entry of the 3rd or more family members to $20.

REFEREES

Referee dress code will be the standard white shirt, grey slacks, and black tie. For information or to register contact Travis Yamanaka at [email protected]

SHIAI OFFICIAL RULES, AGE/WEIGHT DIVISIONS

RULES: All participants will abide by IJF contest rules with the following modifications.  Chokes allowed for Senior and Junior 13 and over Novice divisions.  No chokes for any players under 13, even if they have elected to play up in an older division. No arm bars for any players under 17. All participants will abide by current IJF medical rules, which stipulate if a contestant asks for a doctor, he or she forfeits that match.

Blue gis are optional. Appropriate undergarments must be worn by all athletes. Female athletes shall wear under the jacket either a plain white or off-white round-necked t-shirt with short sleeves, long enough to be worn inside the trousers, or a plain white or off-white leotard with short sleeves. No markings can be visible when the judo gi is done up. Athletes needing to change clothes/judo gis should do so in a restroom, locker room, or designated changing area.

Contest area will be 8 x 8 meters for players over 12 yo and 7 x 7 for players 12 yo and under.  Safety area will be 3 meters to adjoining mats and 3 meters everywhere else. The CARE system will be in effect.

Location

Riverside Gym »
382 Linden Street
Timezone: America/Chicago

Entries

  • Junior Females 50 USD
  • Junior Males 50 USD
  • Senior Females 50 USD
  • Senior Males 50 USD
  • Masters Females 50 USD
  • Masters Males 50 USD
  • Additional Bracket - Junior Age Up 20 USD
    Age up to next Junior Age bracket (14 and Under)
  • Additional Bracket - Junior to Senior Division 20 USD
    Play in Senior Division (15 and Older)
  • Additional Bracket - Master to Senior Division 20 USD
    Play in Senior Division (30 and Older)
  • Additional Bracket - Weight Up 20 USD
    Move up to next weight Bracket