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2015 Competition Opportunities

Following is a list of Judo competition events that are available to USA competitors. All events with “EJU” designation are European Judo Union level, “PJC” is Pan American Confederation and “JUA” is Judo Union of Asia. Each of these events is the equivalent of a Junior (1995-2000) or Juvenile B/Cadet (1998-2000) Continental Cup.

The events that do not have one of the above noted labels are generally available for athletes of younger ages.

June

20 – 21  Circuito Panamericano de Judo Cadets & Juniors (PJC) Birth years 1998-2000 (Cadet); 1995-1997 (Junior)  Panama City, Panama    INFO

*USA Judo will actively try to assemble a team and likely provide a coach. (Individuals are responsible for their own expenses)

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact:
Jim Hrbek via email at judolym@aol.com



July

18 – 19  Junior US Open Judo Championships (PJC) Birth years 2007-2010 (Bantam); 2005-2007 (Intermediate 1); 2003-2005 (Intermediate 2); 2001-2003 (Juvenile A); 1998-2001 (Juvenile B (Cadet)); 1995-2001 (IJF Junior)  Ft Lauderdale, Florida    INFO

August

15 – 16  Golden State Open Championships (PJC) Birth years 2007-2010 (Bantam); 2005-2007 (Intermediate 1); 2003-2005 (Intermediate 2); 2001-2003 (Juvenile A); 1998-2001 (Juvenile B (Cadet)); 1995-2001 (IJF Junior)  Pomona, California    INFO

September

26 – 27  Warsaw International (Poland) For youth born 1996-1998, 1999-2000, 2001-2002. Competition September 26-27, 2015 with training camp September 28-29. You MUST be a current USA Judo member, a USA citizen and you MUST be currently listed on a current USA Judo Elite Athlete Roster. Contact Jim Hrbek judolym@aol.com before September 1 if interested.

October



November

      Infantil Pan American Championhsips Selection for this event is limited to the Juvenile A and Intermediate 2 age groups and the order of selection is based on roster standings as of the close of the Junior Olympic Nationals. USA Judo is awaiting final confirmation of the event date and location before contacting the eligible athletes. The projected dates are November 4-8, 2015 in Cordoba, Argentina (NOTE these are NOT finalized as of Aug 3, 2015).

December

5 – 6  Harnes International For youth born 1998-2000 and those born 201-2002. This event is in Harnes France December 5 & 6, 2015. You MUST be a current USA Judo member, a USA citizen and you MUST be currently listed on a current USA Judo Elite Athlete Roster. Contact Jim Hrbek judolym@aol.com before September 1 if interested.