3rd East Side Circuit Tournament

This Sunday is the third East Side Tournament. This one is out at the Hub.
If you are competing (and everyone should) you need to do the following:

  1. You need to register on-line by Wednesday night here.
  2. Print out and complete the entry form and waiver.
    Entry form is here
    Waiver is here.
  3. You need to include a copy of your USJF card with your entry
  4. Bring the completed entry form, waiver, and copy of your USJF card to weigh-in at the club on Thursday evening.
  5. The club will cover the first entry fee. If you are competing in additional divisions, you will need to cover the $20 for the additional division.

The tournament location is:
Hub Sports Center
, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave.
Liberty Lake, WA 99016
You should plan on arriving no later than 8:30.
Any questions, feel free to contact me here.

Budokan Tournament, April 20

Tournament Information:
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019
Location: Kentridge High School
12430 SE 208th St.
Kent, Washington 98031
Check-In/ Weigh-In: 7:30-8:00 AM (Kata), 7:30-9:00 AM (Jrs.), 8:00-11:30 AM (Srs.)
Starting Time: Kata starts at 8:30 AM
Junior shiai starts at 9:30 AM
Senior shiai starts at 1:00 PM
Entry Fee: Junior and Senior divisions US$40.00 for first division and
US$20.00 for each additional division. Kata divisions
US$40.00 per participant for first Kata and US$20.00 per
participant for each additional kata.
Register on-line by April 17, 2019. For shiai entries, register online
here by 10:00 PM Wednesday April 17, 2019. For kata entries email entry
information to budokanseattle@gmail.com by 10:00 PM Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
The entry form is here.

18th Annual High Mountain Open Judo Championship

Saturday, Mar. 2nd 2019 @ 9:30am MST
McCall-Donnelly High School, 401 N Mission St, McCall, ID 83638
This is usually a good tournament. It is a bit of a drive, but it is a chance to compete against people you normally don’t see.
You need to register on-line by 5:00 on Feb. 27. The club will reimburse the entry fee (the second division is no cost).
The information and registration is here

Reminder: Register for the Tournament

This weekend is the second East Side Tournament in Idaho.
If you are competing (and everyone should) you need to do the following:

  1. You need to register on-line by Wednesday night here..
  2. Print out and complete the entry form and waiver.
    Entry form is here
    Waiver is here.
  3. You need to include a copy of your USJF card with your entry
  4. Bring the completed entry form, waiver, and copy of your USJF card to weigh-in at the club on Thursday evening.
  5. The club will cover the first entry fee. If you are competing in additional divisions, you will need to cover the $20 for the additional division.

The tournament location is:
Timberlake Junior High School
5830 Blackwell Blvd,
Spirit Lake, Idaho 83869
You should plan on arriving no later than 8:30.
Any questions, feel free to contact me here.

2nd East Side Circuit Tournament

Saturday, January 19, 2019 is the second East Side Circuit tournament. Those of you that competed last time know the value in competition. You get the opportunity to test yourself and your judo against real opponents. Win or lose, you improve your judo and yourself.
I encourage everyone to attend and get out on the mat. All of you have the ability now is the time to put it on the line and see what you need to focus on in the dojo.

This tournament is at:
Timberlake Junior High School
5830 Blackwell Blvd, Spirit Lake
, Idaho 83869

It starts at 9:30 but everyone should come early.
All competitors should register on-line here.

The entry form ishere.

The waiver ishere.
As usual, the club will cover entry fees.

First East Side Circuit Tournament

Joseki Dojo and Lakland Judo are organizing a series of tournaments for Eastern Washington/Idaho. The first of these is on December 9.
Tournaments don’t get more local or convenient. I can’t stress the importance of competition enough. We practice with each other and learn what our club members do. This is a chance to try out what you have been learning with new people that don’t know you or your bad habits.

Competition makes your judo better faster. Everyone should enter.
The entry form with additional info is here.
The waiver is here.
The club will cover entry fees.

The 5th Annual Pacific Northwest Kata Championships

When: Sunday Dec. 2, 2018 10am to noon
Where: Seattle Dojo, 1510 S. Washington, Seattle, wa
Info: There will be advanced and novice division in Nage No Kata, Katame No Kata, and Ju No Kata. 
Anyone interested in kata training, instruction, competition, and evaluation is welcome.
Entry information here.

2018 Continental Crown

This is a big tournament and worth attending if you are able.
From the web site for the tournament here:

2018 Continental Judo Crown

Level E Tournament
National Referee Examination & Re-certification Site
Sunday, November 11th
Seattle, Washington

About the Continental Crown

For many years the Continental Crown Judo Tournament has been a showcase event for judo athletes on the west coast of the United States. The Continental
Crown is a USA Judo Senior Class-E and Junior Class-D event, and consistently features some of the highest caliber judo players in the country. This year
we happily invite judo players from all over the Pacific Rim and the world to participate in the spirit of international friendship and competition. The
Continental Crown is located in Seattle Washington in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Seattle is the birthplace of Judo on the mainland of the United
States and it is our distinct honor to host such a prestigious judo event in our state.