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2017 USJA/USJF Grassroots Judo Summer Nationals Update!

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Michael Szrejter wrote:

Host Hotel, Hilton West Palm has extended the $115 +tax room rate until Next Monday, May 22, 2017, or until availability runs out.

Hint; they are already at 90%

Call Hilton reservations @ 561-231-6000 and use discount code: ZJUD

Here’s a list of nearby, backup, overflow hotels

Category: events

Paul K. Maruyama, a Hero of Colorado

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Paul K. Maruyama has been feted in Asian Avenue Magazine one of the Asian American Heroes of CO in 2017.

Read the article reproduced with permission from Asian Avenue Magazine

Category: News

Michael Erdred's Thank you letter for coaching seminar

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Eldred letter heading

April 23, 2017

Dear USJF,

Category: clinics

New Scholarship announced

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Hayward Nishioka College to Career Scholarship

This Scholarship was established by Nancy Washburn to honor Sensei Nishioka's desire for encouraging judoka college students to promote judo in the future in their chosen career.

2017 USJF High School Judoka Special Training Camp in Korea

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Dear all Judoka,

Application for the Special Training Camp in Korea is now open.

Eligibility

The Judoka (14 -20 years old) wishing to join this trip to Korea must be a member of USJF (training camp member must be male judoka Only).


Travel

The travel dates are as follows:

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2017 Study Abroad Japan with Judo

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2017 Study Abroad Japan with Judo

Dates – July 18 – August 8

Purpose – practice judo at Matsumae Judo Juku (youth dojo, part of Tokai University system) and cultural exchange

Age group – boys and girls, 9th – 12th grade (incoming freshmen to graduating seniors)

Funding – partial funding by USJF for hotel stay, depending on the number of participants. Airfare and food to be picked up by participant.

Skill level – intermediate to advanced

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Dr Joseph Fitzsimmons

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It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Dr. Fitzsimmons passed away on Tuesday morning.

A viewing will be held on Friday, March 31 from 4-8 PM with a Rosary at 6 PM at Darling & Fischer Chapel of the Hills, 615 North Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos, Ca. 95030 (408) 354-7740.

Category: obituaries

Call for Hall of Fame Nominations

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Hello Everyone,

The Hall of Fame Committee is calling for nominations of deserving individuals for consideration for induction into the USJF Hall of Fame.

Please go to the Hall of Fame Committee webpage for information about the Hall of Fame and process.

Category: News

About John Anderson

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Jerry Hays writes:

Hello Everyone,

The Baltimaore Sun has an article on John Anderson.

Category: obituaries

NY Open 2017 - Timeline & The Order of Fights

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For tickets go to:

Category: events