International Tournament Criteria





USA Judo International Tournament Criteria/Policies

Effective: January 1, 2020


       Athletes must be a current USA Judo member in good standing and must also meet one of the following criteria to qualify to participate in the following International Competitions

Continental Open

Athletes must be on the current Elite Team Roster to qualify for Continental Opens.

Contact Alex Bates:  Alex.Bates@usajudo.us


Grand Prix or Grand Slam

      • Finished in top 5 at a Continental Open in the past 4 years
      • or
      • Must have been a member of the Senior World Team or Senior Pan American Team in the past 2 years
      • or
      • Finished top 5 in one of the past two Jr. World Championships
      • or
      • Finished top 7 or higher in a Grand Prix or Grand Slam in the past 4 years
      • or
      • Medaled at the Junior Pan American Championships in the past 2 years (Updated October 15, 2021)