2019 Infantil Pan Am Team Criteria

Pan American Infantil Championship: Guadalajara, Mexico on November 8-9, 2019

Juvenile (Sub 15) (Birth years 2005-2006)

Intermediate (Sub 13) (Birth years 2007-2008)

The year 2019 will be important for “Infantil” age athletes (Juvenile and Intermediate) throughout the Western Hemisphere as there will be Pan American Continental Championships held for both age groups.

The age divisions for 2019 include birth years 2005-2006 for the Juvenile “Sub 15” category, and birth years 2007- 2008 for the Intermediate “Sub 13” category, each of which will compete at the 2019 Infantil Pan American Championships.

  • The contested weights for Juvenile (Sub 15) will be: Girls / Boys -36, -40, -44, -48, -53, -58, -64 and +64kg
  • The contested weights for Intermediate (Sub 13) will be: Girls / Boys -28, -31, -34, -38, -42, -47, -52 and +52kg

The 2019 Infantil Pan American Championships will be held on November 8th and 9th, 2019.

“INFANTIL” PAN AMERICAN TEAM SELECTION TO BE COMPLETED AT END OF DAY September 16, 2019

USA Judo is happy to announce that at the end of the day of September 16, 2019, the top four athletes in each division will be invited to represent USA the sequence that will identify the members of the 2019 Infantil “Sub 15” and “Sub 13” Pan American Team.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the 2019 “Sub 15” Juvenile Pan American Judo Team, you must have been born 2005-2006, you must be a United States citizen, you must be a member of USA Judo, and if you are a recent citizen or hold dual citizenship, you must have secured the necessary approvals to be eligible to represent the United States internationally.

In order to be eligible for the 2019 “Sub 13” Intermediate Pan American Judo Team, you must have been born 2007- 2008, you must be a United States citizen, you must be a member of USA Judo, and if you are a recent citizen or hold dual citizenship, you must have secured the necessary approvals to be eligible to represent the United States internationally.

HOW TO MAKE THE TEAM

The four athletes who are the most highly ranked eligible athletes in each Juvenile and Intermediate weight category on the USA Judo National Roster that is produced as of the close of the September 16, 2019 will be designated the “Sub 15” or “Sub 13” Pan American Team members. In the event one or more of the highest ranked individuals decline, then the selection sequence will move down the roster as of close of September 16, 2019 until the spot can be filled.