2023 Hudson Judo Cup

Oakland, New Jersey

Feb. 12, 2023 7 a.m. (ET)


2023 HUDSON JUDO CUP

American Judo, Hudson Judo & Nuway Combat have teamed up to provide the best tournament experience possible. American Judo Shiai's are the perfect place for any judoka looking to gain experience in a competitive yet friendly tournament atmosphere. Our developmental tournament series offers as many matches as possible, so you can get the most out of your experience. With a modified rule set in place, everyone is sure to have a positive tournament experience. 


TOURNAMENT DETAILS: 


USA Judo Sanctioned Event: #00288


Date: 2/12/2023


Venue: IYB Basketball


Address: 12 Wright Way, Oakland, NJ


Format: True Double Elimination or Round Robin for 5 or Less; All competitors are guaranteed 2 matches or your entry fee back. 


Age Standards: Age 4 and Up


Competitors and coaches will need to present a valid USA Judo, USJA, USJF or ATJA membership

Non-US Competitors must contact USA Judo for a letter of invitation

A portion of each entry is being donated back to the HUDSON JUDO YUDANSHAKAI


All States Welcome!


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SPECTATOR FEE:

There will be a $20 spectator fee. Coaches with a valid coaches badge & athletes will be free! This fee can be paid directly to NUWAY COMBAT


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QUESTIONS/NEED HELP:

Questions? Email Riley McIlwain at events@americanjudo.com or call Pedro’s Judo Center at 781-245-0644 and ask to speak with Riley.


RULES

IJF International Federation Rules:


Competitors and coaches will need to present a vaild USA Judo, USJA, USJF and ATJA memberships


For Complete Rules Click HERE


EVENTS WILL USE A MODIFIED IJF RULE SET

Below is a list of rules that are being modified from the IJF Rule Set. 


EVENTS

Event guarantees athletes at least 2 matches or their entry fee will be refunded. 


These events are designed to give the best possible experience for the athlete. Coaches and referees should work together to create a positive experience for athletes. 


The focus of these events is development and the emphasis is on positive judo (Throws, Pins, Armlocks, Chokes). 


Refs for kids (U13) matches should be at least a brown belt in judo. Refs for ages 13+ should be at least a  black belt in judo. 

1 Ref per mat area. No Care system is used at the events.

BASIC DIVISION MATCH TIMES:

All Basic Divisions (Youth/Teens/Adult/Veterans) are 3 mins.

The clock only stops for blood/doctor or tying of judo gi. 

Athletes are encouraged to get up quick and continue. 

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION MATCH TIMES:

Youth Intermediate are 3 mins

The clock only stops for blood/doctor or tying of judo gi. 

Athletes are encouraged to get up quick and continue. 

13+ INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED DIVISION MATCH TIMES:

13+ Int & Adv is 4 mins

Clock stops when the Referee says Matte. 

IJF CADET, IJF JUNIOR & IJF SENIOR DIVISION MATCH TIMES:

IJF Cadet, IJF Junior & IJF Senior. 4 mins 

Follow standard IJF Rules

VETERANS INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED DIVISION MATCH TIMES:

Veterans Intermediate & Advanced is 4 mins.

Clocks stops when the Referee says Matte. 

Athletes are encouraged to get up quick and continue.

GOLDEN SCORE:

All Basic & Intermediate Youth Divisions - 2 minutes

If nobody scores at the end of the Golden Score, referee decides the winner

13+ (Intermediate & Advanced), IJF & Veterans Unlimited

COACHING

Coaching is encouraged at all times during the matches. 


What does it mean to coach your athlete: 


All comments from the coach should be geared towards helping your athlete perform a judo technique.

As long as coaches are being a positive influence over the athlete they will be encouraged to continue coaching. 

PENALTIES

Basic Divisions 


Shidos will not be handed out for Minor infractions


Referees will warn judoka about infractions and instruct them not to do so in the future. 

If a judoka gets 3 warnings for the same infraction they will lose the match. 

If a judoka gets 3 warnings for different infractions the match will continue. 

Intermediate Divisions


Referees will use their discretion to give penalties for stalling

Stalling can include - Running out of bounds, defensive posture, or any action deemed to prevent their opponent from positive judo.

If a judoka gets 3 warnings for the same infraction they will lose the match. 

If a judoka gets 3 warnings for different infractions the match will continue.

Advanced and IJF Division


These will follow IJF Rules

JUDO UNIFORMS

All competitors must wear a properly fitting gi.


Divisions under 13 years old Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Divisions


Any color (white, blue, black)

Any patches/embroidery can be worn as long as it does not hinder opponents ability to grab judo gi or go against the spirit of judo.

Divisions 13+ Basic, Intermediate, Advanced


Any color (white, blue, black)

Any patches/embroidery can be worn as long as it does not hinder opponents ability to grab judo gi or go against the spirit of judo. 

IJF Divisions (Cadet, Junior, Senior)


Follow IJF rules (White & Blue Only)

Contact information for the 2023 Hudson Judo Cup:

American Judo System / Nuway Combat / Hudson Judo
events@americanjudo.com
781-245-0644