Junior Classification and Point System (Update June 10, 2019)

 

In the event there are two or more athletes with identical numbers of points, within the same category of competition, the following protocol shall be utilized to rank such athletes.

Note: Existing ties have already been broken where necessary. We do not break ties where Items 1 – 10 do not apply. We only do Committee tie-breaks if there is a current selection need to do so.

  1. The athlete with the most Senior B-Level or higher international points as reflected from the current USA Judo Senior Ranking roster.

  2. If a tie still exists after applying 1, the most matches won at Senior IJF Grand Prix or higher events within the last twelve months.

  3. If a tie still exists after applying 1 and 2, the most International matches won at Senior European A Level events within the past twelve months.

  4. If a tie still exists after applying 1, 2 and 3, the highest medalist at the previous USA Judo Senior National Championships.

  5. If a tie still exists after applying 1, 2, 3 and 4, the result from the most recent head-to-head competition at the previous USA Judo National Presidents Cup event.

  6. If a tie still exists after applying 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, the highest medalist at the previous Youth Nationals.

  7. If a tie still exists after applying numbers 1 through 6 above, the highest medalist at the previous Junior Olympic Nationals.

  8. If a tie still exists after applying numbers 1 through 7 above, the highest medalist at the previous Junior Olympics International tournament.

  9. If a tie still exists after applying numbers 1 through 8 above, the highest medalist at the previous Junior US Open.

  10. If the above fails to provide criteria for breaking a tie, the USA Judo Junior Sub-Committee shall be responsible for the selection of athletes.