2018 is an important year for USA Judo Junior members.

The year 2018 will be important for Junior and Cadet athletes. There will be a World Championship event Juniors (Under 21) in 2018. In 2018 the Cadet World Championship event is superseded by the Youth Olympic Games. There will also be Pan American Championships held for both age groups.

The age divisions for 2018 include birth years 1998 - 2003 for the IJF Junior category that will be eligible for the Junior World Championships and Junior Pan American Championships.

To aid you in making your decisions regarding domestic competitions and point tournaments, we have prepared the following consolidated information. The matrix below is currently in effect. Juniors of ALL age groupings can earn USA Judo Elite Athlete Roster points that go towards annual rankings and may affect some seedings and even Team selections.

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