Travel Assistance Available for Young Athletes Headed to USA Cup in Miami

Dec. 30, 2013, 10:03 p.m. (ET)

Travel funding is available for young competitors headed to the USA Cup Cadet and Junior World Judo Tournament slated for Miami on February 1, 2014.

USA Judo recognizes that travel expenses are a substantial burden and is offering $200 in assistance for Cadet(Juv B) and IJF Jr. athletes traveling from outside the area to this USA Judo event. Twenty athletes will receive assistance based on their national ranking.

Those interested in assistance must contact Denise Thomas at USA Judo and submit to her a copy of their tournament entry form by Jan. 20 at

Go to the registration packet at USA CUP.

'IJF Jr.' includes athletes with year-of-birth 1994–99, and Cadet(Juv B) athletes include athletes with year-of-birth 1997–99.