2023 SC State Judo Championships
SC State Judo Championships will include beginner to elite divisions for kids and adults. All ages, ranks, and skill levels are welcome. Event bonded with private insurance, so proof of national organization membership is not required. Spectators are FREE!
Date: June 3rd, 2023
Venue: Northwood Baptist
2200 Greenridge Rd, North Charleston, SC 29406
Registration Deadline: 5/31/2022 (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.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Charleston-Ashley Phosphate
7670 Northwoods Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406 (843) 553-1600
Hampton Inn & Suites North Charleston-University Blvd
2688 Fernwood Dr, North Charleston, SC 29406 (843) 735-7500
Chief Referee: TBD
Brackets will be combined at tournament organizers discretion with the goal of larger brackets and maximum number of matches for players. Samurai Slam tournaments are developmental, meaning that players should be challenged by a range of competitors to hone their skills.
8-10AM Setup Venue (All Volunteers)
8-10AM Check/Weigh-ins for Juvenile and under
9AM Kids Warmup Games with Brad
10AM Referee Meeting
10:30AM Players Meeting
11AM Opening Ceremony
11PM Kata, Juvenile and under Competition Starts
12-1PM Check/Weigh-ins for Cadet and above
2PM (approx) Cadet and above Competition Starts
5-7PM (approx) Awards and Takedown
Northwood Baptist »
2200 Greenridge Rd
Price shown is for each team
Judo Veteran Men (VM)
Men 30yrs and up
Judo Senior Men (MN, MI, MA)
Men 15yrs and up
Judo Veteran Women (WV)
Women 30yrs and up
Judo Senior Women (WN, WI, WA)
Women 15 yrs and up
Judo Junior Men (B10)
Men turning 15 through 20 this year. Chokes and Armbars Allowed.
Judo Junior Women (G10)
Women turning 15 through 20 this year. Chokes and Armbars Allowed.
Judo Cadet Men (B9)
Men turning 15, 16, or 17 this year. Chokes and Armbars Allowed in Regular (Points) Division. Chokes only in Novice Division.
Judo Cadet Women (G9)
Women turning 15, 16, or 17 this year. Chokes allowed in novice division. Chokes and Armbars in all other divisions
Judo Juvenile (B8, G8)
Girls or Boys turning 13 or 14 this year. Chokes Allowed.
Judo Intermediate (B7, G7)
Boys or Girls turning 11 or 12 this year
Judo Bantam 6 (B6, G6)
Kids turning 10 this year
Judo Bantam 5 (B5, G5)
Kids turning 9 this year
Judo Bantam 4 (B4, G4)
Kids turning 8 this year
Judo Bantam 3 (B3, G3)
Kids turning 7 this year
Judo Bantam 2 (B2, G2)
Kids turning 6 this year