2018
ATJA & AJJF National Judo Championships

 

American Judo & Jujitsu Federation
And
American Traditional Jujutsu Association

Date: August 4, 2018

 

Location

Andrew & Walter Young YMCA
2220 Campbellton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30311


Registration

Online (submit by August 2, 2018)
Register online here.  (www.ajjftournament.com)

By Mail (postmark by July 26, 2018)
Make checks payable to Joshua White, mail to:
Joshua White

2104 Somerset Place
Atlanta, GA 30316

In Person (Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6pm-10pm) 
Register in person at the tournament hotel:
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport North
2299 International Boulevard

Hapeville, GA 3035

There will be NO REGISTRATION on the day of the tournament, however, there will be a 1-hour weigh in from 8am-9am for those who have already pre-registered and cannot weigh in on Friday night.

Weigh-in

Check in and weigh-ins will take place Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6pm-10pm at the tournament hotel and on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 8am-9am at the tournament venue.  All satellite weigh ins will take place Thursday (8/2) and Friday (8/4) for those that have pre-registered.  For those pre-registered and arriving Saturday morning weigh ins will be on site of tournament.  Note: there will be no registration on Saturday morning; weigh in will be for registered participants only.

Tournament Hotel

Information coming soon!


Entry Fees

Online and by Mail
$55 first division ($20 for additional divisions)

In Person on Friday, August 3, 2018
$65 first division ($25 for additional divisions)


Eligibility

We will accept all competitors with a current card recognized by USA Judo.  YOU MUST HAVE PROOF OF CURRENT MEMBERSHIP.  BRING A COPY OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD WITH YOU TO CHECK IN AND TO VERIFY YOUR ELIGIBILITY.


Divisions

Juniors: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 (light, medium, heavy) Senior Women: light, medium, heavy
Senior Men Novice: light, medium, heavy, super heavy
Senior Men Black Belt: -132, -145, -161, -178, -198, -220, 220+
Master’s: 30-45, 46+ (light, medium, heavy)
Open Division


Rules

Current IJF rules will be used EXCEPT IN THE OPEN DIVISION with the following modifications: shime waze (chokes) not allowed for juniors 12 years old and under, kansetu waze (arm locks) not allowed for juniors 16 years old and under. No flying scissors in any division. Juniors 14, 15, and 16 years of age will be allowed to compete in senior divisions under senior competition rules provided the parent and coach note on the release form and sign. The CARE system will not be used.


Match Time

Junior (5-16 years): 3 minutes
Senior Novice: 3 minutes
Senior Black Belt: 4 minutes
Masters (30+ years): 3 minutes


Awards

Individual 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals
Grand Champion – OPEN
Most Outstanding

 

Seiroyku Zenyo                                                   Jita Kyoei
            Maximum Efficiency                                Mutual Benefit & Welfare

 

Register online at https://www.ajjftournament.com